About Accommodation at Friargate Court

Find out about accommodation at Friargate and how it all started

About Friargate Court


Friargate Court is one of the largest building projects in Preston and first opened its doors to coincide with the 2016-17 academic year at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

Accommodation at Friargate Court consists of 244 hotel-class rooms have been built by Preston’s Eric Wright Construction.

Our accommodation features fully furnished and well-equipped studios and en-suite bedrooms in standard apartment clusters containing between two and five bedrooms, a living area and large kitchen.

The accommodation at Friargate Court is managed by Portergate Property Management, one of several companies within Portergate.

Portergate specialises in luxury student and key worker accommodation across the North West of England and excels in providing purpose-built city living in strategic locations close to universities and key amenities.

Formed over 25 years ago, Portergate have proven expertise and experience in building and managing high-quality accommodation with a genuine understanding of residents’ needs, requirements and preferences.

Portergate is committed to maintaining and delivering excellence throughout all aspects of its developments and to ensure quality.

The aim of Portergate and Friargate is to create the perfect ‘home from home’ in every respect for students and key workers alike.


Friargate Court has an all-inclusive offering for students and key workers, which we believe is unrivalled.

Friargate removes the stress and strain of choosing accommodation by offering the all-inclusive package that takes into consideration the cost of living and various expenses that come with it. Friargate does the hard work for you, handling your bills in one place.

The Friargate accommodation offering includes:

  • Wi-Fi and 100Mbps Broadband
  • Utility Bills
  • Parcel Collection
  • Laundry/Washing Room
  • Bedding Pack
  • Kitchen Pack
  • Daily Cleaning and Waste Removal Service of Communal Areas with Additional Paid Cleaning If Required
  • 24/7 Reception and Building Management Team
  • Security
  • Suite Card Access
  • Secure Cycle Storage
  • Communal Social Area with Television and License

Friargate Court are proud members of:

accommodation at Friargate partnership with Lancashare

North & West Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

accommodation at friargate PRS

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