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Pendle College Reviews

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I'm just going to say AVOID AT ANY COSTS. The rooms have all got old furniture, old sinks. Showers have not got detachable head and sometimes there's no hot water. There's no privacy as they have horrible blinds that not cover the whole window instead of curtains like most colleges and no common rooms like other colleges. Location is also rubbish for what you're paying.

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By member821751
On 11th April 16

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I'm just going to say AVOID AT ANY COSTS. The rooms have all got old furniture, old sinks. Showers have not got detachable head and sometimes there's no hot water. There's no privacy as they have horrible blinds that not cover the whole window instead of curtains like most colleges and no common rooms like other colleges. Location is also rubbish for what you're paying.

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By member821751
On 11th April 16

Pendle College Information

CampusMain Campus
PostcodeLA1 4YW
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms719

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 3rd June 18

Very nice accommodation managers and porters you can pop in and chat with at any time. Rooms are very modern and moderately sized

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 3rd June 18

It was great, the bar was right next door, the cleaners came everyday and one of the cheapest halls on campus

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 3rd June 18

Only positive was the WiFi, long walk from lectures, poor social areas ie. no sofas so you couldn’t really socialise there. Very much an isolated experience

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 2nd June 18

Generally a positive area to live just a bit far out on campus

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 2nd June 18

Pendle has been refurbished right before we got here in October. The room is spacious and our cleaner makes our lives a lot easier by taking care of the kitchen and other common areas

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 11th April 18

We have ants in our kitchen and we cant play football outside. Rest speaks for itself really

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 22nd January 18

Fun people, good social scene. Rooms good enough.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 22nd January 18

Great space, well maintained and lovely college atmosphere

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 21st January 18

Pretty good value for money to be honest

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 21st January 18

Clean and spacious. Amongst other halls. Variety of people.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 21st January 18

Pendle good cheap accommodation but far from the main area of activity, thus bar and social spaces can be quiet. Cleaners very friendly and clean kitchens to a great standard. sporty college and thus teams do very well in competitions.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 25th October 16

(Standard accommodation) Shower heads don't come off No social space whatsoever aside from the kitchen. No where to socialise with other people in the building at all. They say there's security but I haven't really seen anyone around?? Too many stairs. It's kept clean and they replace stuff quick if it doesn't work. Location is good. Right next to central. Most lectures and seminars are close.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 5th September 16

Loved living in Pendle, you get great standard accommodation in a good social location! Everyone knows each other in Pendle 'ghetto', no regrets!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 4th September 16

The people in pendle were amazing, but the accomodation and the cost hiked a lot in the 3 years I was there and yet the service and accomodation never improved.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 13th July 16

Great social atmosphere and rooms are value for money

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 2nd May 16

Cheap, centre of many parties and great management by the staff. Cleaners clean everything but your room and are lovely. Close to George Fox lecture theatre and has a shop within close proximity to the college. It's a very social area.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 11th April 16

I'm just going to say AVOID AT ANY COSTS. The rooms have all got old furniture, old sinks. Showers have not got detachable head and sometimes there's no hot water. There's no privacy as they have horrible blinds that not cover the whole window instead of curtains like most colleges and no common rooms like other colleges. Location is also rubbish for what you're paying.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 26th March 16

Really friendly, relaxed college, built so you run into people all the time.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 9th February 16

Pendle both has its advantages and disadvantages. One pro of Pendle was the moving in experience. I found the reps made it very easy to make friends and felt settled in the moment I stepped in the halls. The halls are quite expensive, particularly the superior ensuite, but the quality of the superior ensuite is good. The actual common room/bar area is fairly dated and could do with a refurbishment, but the JCR are very good and put lots of events on, including a live music night every Thursday which is always entertaining.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 10th December 15

Internet drops out quite a bit, skype calls are a no go during evening hours.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 24th November 15

Not much in the way of social sports in the college unless you like bar 'sports' or football. Enjoyed the music in the bar. But the bar is usually dead and the only people in there are the JCR or people playing pool.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th November 15

I love everything about my college and the campus. Nice people, nice atmosphere, nice experience.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th November 15

Great experience, although the social areas were never open. The social atmosphere was great though!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 15th November 15

i like both ghetto and pendle, i prefer the people that i live with in ghetto than in posh...

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th November 15

Friendly atmosphere - a real community feel

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 13th November 15

Best college on campus. Greatest group of friends here. Nice people, social people. What more could you want?

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 8th November 15

Ummmm so I've never lived in halls, I rent my own flat but I've heard they're amazing, and been to visit my friend's a few times. Modern, spacious, and a nice range of halls for different personalities depending on if you want to party or study.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 26th October 15

Good value for money and have a nice sized kitchen and rooms, if you get the ground floor the rooms are larger! Only pitfall is that there is no sitting area (such as sofas) which other colleges have.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th August 15

Now the above rating for location is for the Pendle superior en suite. This is because the Pendle standard and en suite accommodation are separate and in different locations, with standard being next to the actual college and bar while en suite is closer to Lonsdale and Graduate colleges. Overall I thought the college accommodation was great. Nice big rooms and kitchens (But I lived on the top floor in house 27 crowtrees flat 8 and so the stair were killer!). The bar itself was lack luster. Hardly ever open while other colleges bars were open all the time, Even Cartmels was open for christs sake! BUT the common area on top of the bar was always open till midnight and has a few free arcade games and pool tables which is nice. If your looking for quite accommodation but also like to go out to other bars and have fun then Pendle is the place for you, After all. Captain slow went to Pendle ;D

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 13th August 15

Not so good, I'd rather have chosen another college

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 5th August 15

Great to meat new people but is a bit out the way for most things

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 31st July 15

Pendle is situated really well with a maximum of an 8 minute walk to my lectures but it is on the edge of the campus so you don't feel hemmed in.Everyone is so friendly and there is a real community spirit.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 23rd July 15

made 2 of my best friends from these halls this year

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th July 15

Facilities are excellent and the porters are friendly, it's a great space for your first year at university

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 29th April 15

Amazing freshers week Activities every week Includes something for everyone

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th April 15

Affectionately called Pendle 'Ghetto' since it doesn't have ensuites - but offers excellent value for money and nice rooms and kitchen. The block set up lets you meet lots of people and the bar has Pendle Live every week which showcases local live music.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 28th April 15

Stayed in the most expensive accommodation on campus, was worth it although a little small. The social area for Pendle is not worth it, they really do need to do something about their bar!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th April 15

It's really good if you don't like cleaning the kitchen!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th April 15

Nice spacious room, when something breaks the porters will arrive within 1-2 days usually to fix it, worth the money and the kitchen is a good space

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 27th April 15

Considering the standard of accommodation and its price... If I was a Fresher again, I wouldn't bother with living on campus. You can get far more for less money in the city accommodation, shared house or private halls like City Block or newly opened Damside.

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