Pick Paddington Park House as your home and you’ll be ideally located to make the most of student life. The University of Liverpool is five minutes away by foot, while Liverpool John Moores University’s Redmonds Building is just a 15-minute walk away. Meanwhile, the shops, bars and restaurants of the city centre are just five minutes further.
Previously called Paddington Park House, Paddington Park House has 390 en-suite rooms. This means you’ll get your own bathroom no matter what you opt for. You’ll also get a study desk and plenty of storage space, while a fully-fitted kitchen and living space is shared between you and your housemates. Outside, there’s plenty of space for you to relax in the sun when summer arrives.
Have a day off? There’s so much going on in the city that you’ll never be short of options. Being the birthplace of the Beatles, you can be sure that there’ll be live music every week. The M&S Bank Arena and O2 Academy host big names throughout the year, while The Cavern Pub has regular music from up-and-coming bands. You’ll also find supermarkets, coffee shops and a library all within a five-minute walk.
Located close to Liverpool’s University district, Paddington Park House is located off Edge Hill and is within easy reach of the city centre. The residence benefits from being a 10 minute walk from the Student Unions of Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool, which each host a number of events for students across the academic year.
Within a 10 minute walk of Paddington Park House you’ll find yourself on Wavertree Road where there are hundreds of takeaways to choose from; fish and chips, Indian, Chinese or Kebabs – the choice is yours.
The city centre can be reached on foot within 20 minutes and is home to a wide range of shops, restaurants, music venues, bars and nightclubs. There is a great selection of fine dining particularly around Liverpool One, also which offers an impressive range of brand name stores to suit everyone; so you’re bound to be covered by all of your fashion, music, beauty and other retail needs.
Concert Square is one of the liveliest spots in the city, and is home to some of the city’s biggest bars and nightclubs. The area is popular for students during the week, and is home to Revolution, Walkabout, and The Krazyhouse – which is literally crazy! Matthew Street is also a favourite with our students, as it’s home to The Cavern Club – where The Beatles started their rise to fame.
For food lovers, the city centre is home to hundreds of restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets. Some tasty favourites include Almost Famous, Gusto and the city’s first bid for a Michelin Star; The Art School.
Paddington Park House is ideally located just a 10 minute walk from Liverpool University and a 15 minute walk from Liverpool John Moores University – Liverpool Hope University is also a short 10 minute bus ride from the residence.
The city centre can be reached on foot within 20 minutes and is home to various shopping centres including Liverpool One, Clayton Square and The Met Quarter – which all have an array of high-street and designer shops. Liverpool One shopping centre also has an IMAX Odeon Cinema inside, showing the latest blockbusters at discounted rates for students. There’s also FACT cinema just a short walk down the road, which shows the Hollywood films mixed with plenty of indie flicks, too.
Liverpool is well known for its museums and art galleries, and World Museum is a 20 minute walk from the residence and houses extensive collections from all over the world. Walker Art Gallery is also close by and houses beautiful paintings, sculptures and decorative art from the 13th century, right the way through to the present day.
Liverpool Empire Theatre and The Royal Court Theatre are each just a 15 minute walk from Paddington Park House and offer students discounted tickets to an array of concerts and comedy shows. Liverpool Echo Arena in King’s Dock is a 45 minute walk away and hosts a variety of events with international superstars – it also has an abundance of restaurants and shops on offer, with great views over the water.
Liverpool’s number one band The Beatles are a famous attraction of the city, and their museum, The Beatles Story, gives you an insight in their lives as well as tours of famous musical destinations. Additionally there is an annual International Beatleweek Festival in August, with live gigs, exhibitions, memorabilia sales, guest speakers and sightseeing tours – but you can actually catch one of those any time you fancy!
Students staying at Paddington Park House will have a number of local gyms to choose from. The residence is located just a 10 minute walk from The University of Liverpool’s Sport and Fitness Centre on Oxford Street. The Gymlocated at One Park West is a 10 minute bus ride from Paddington Park House and is open 24 hours a day, offering a contract-free affordable membership with all the latest facilities and equipment available.
For fans of professional sport, Liverpool FC and Everton FC are just outside the city centre, just a 20 minute bus ride away from your Liverpool student accommodation. Tickets for match days and tours of the stadiums are available for both Liverpool at Anfield and Everton at Goodison Park. If you prefer lower league football then you can take a ferry across the Mersey to watch Tranmere Rovers FC. It might not quite have the same ring to it, but it’ll save you a few pennies and it’s a fun day out!
Sports fanatics should head straight over to Wavertree Sports Park which houses the Wavertree Athletics Centre and the Liverpool Aquatics Centre.
Alternatively if golf is your forte, take a short trip across the water to nearby Hoylake, where you can check out the home of the Open Championship at the very posh The Royal Liverpool Golf Club.
Travel and transport
Paddington Park House is surrounded by excellent transport links making it easy to get around the city and beyond. There is a bus stop located just outside Paddington Park House; the service runs into the city centre every 5 minutes and late into the evening. Some useful bus services that run in the area are the 7/61/78/79, but there are plenty more from Queen’s Square bus station, just a 15 minute walk from the residence.
The main train station is Liverpool Lime Street, offering both local and national rail services. The station provides a quick link to other destinations around the UK, although there are three other stations in the city serving the local areas. Manchester and Chester are the closest cities to Liverpool which are each only 45 minutes away, and Blackpool can be reached in an hour and half and is a great place to enjoy a day trip at the weekend.
Taxi services around the area are reliable and reasonably priced, so getting home after an evening painting the town red can be done safely. Liverpool is also on the Megabus and National Express routes, meaning a trip to other cities at a low cost is possible. The city is also served by Liverpool John Lennon Airport; so it’s the perfect destination for international students and explorers alike.
Paddington Park House is located near several local stores; Tesco Metro on Overton Street is just a 4 minute walk from the residence, perfect for all of your convenience items. There is also an Iceland located on Wavertree Road which is a 12 minute walk from the residence. Additionally, there is a Chinese supermarket – Jim Peng on Wavertree Road, which is only a 2 minute walk away. There is a larger Asda supermarket located on Smithdown Road, which can be accessed by bus or taxi.
The University campus has many local banks, located on Oxford Street which include: Natwest, HSBC and Barclays.
Liverpool Central Library is located 10 minutes from Paddington Park House, additionally Liverpool John Moores University Library is a 10 minute walk away and the University of Liverpool’s Harold Cohen Library and Sydney Jones Library are just a 5 minute walk away.
The city’s many universities offer free advice on careers, financial worries, and student welfare or anything else which you may need help with.
Brownlow Health is a NHS GP practice providing general medical and student health services around the city centre. Some of their practices are located within the University of Liverpool buildings, just a short walk from our other student accommodation at Liberty Prospect Point. There is also a walk-in centre on David Lewis Street, where you can be seen easily without an appointment. There are also plenty of pharmacies in the area, including a Lloyds on Prospect Place.
In case of an emergency, Paddington Park House is located a 10 minute walk from the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, which has an A&E department and more. You’ve also got the University Dental Hospital adjacent to this.
The location of Paddington Park House means you’ll never be far from the help you may need. The Residence Team are always there to help and can offer you advice on local doctors and dentists and anything else you can imagine when you arrive. Remember, you’re never alone!
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