Facilities at Halifax
Information on useful facilities and services: Laundry, post, communal areas, food, receptions, travel and accommodation.
Where to go for
Halifax launderette is located near our accommodation blocks at St Lawrence Court. You’ll need your keycard for access.
If you have a problem with your room that requires cleaning or fixing, let us know as soon as possible, so that we can fix it for you.
Small post is delivered to the mailbox at your house/block.
Large parcels are delivered to Halifax Reception and you'll get an email when they're ready to collect. Remember to bring your student ID.
Your postal address is: Your name, room no. and flat no. (if you live in Ainsty/Hickleton), court name and house/block number, Halifax College, University of York, Postcode.
- Ainsty Court: YO10 5NE
- Hickleton Court: YO10 5NF
- Ingram Court: YO10 5DL
- Irwin Court: YO10 5DH
- Lindley Court: YO10 5DH
- Wood Court: YO10 5DH
- St Lawrence Court: YO10 5ES
- Younger Court: YO10 5DN
- Garrowby Way: YO10 5DW
A free bus service runs from the Halifax College Reception Building to the Roger Kirk Centre. Outside the Library, a free shuttle runs across campus, while a paid service continues into the city centre.
- Food and drink: Your nearest places for a drink or bite to eat are D Bar and the Roger Kirk Centre, approximately a 12 minute walk away.
- The York Sport Centre is just a 10 minute walk away and is home to a gym and courts for racquet sports.
- Market square and the Library are a 14 minutes walk away and are home to a NISA grocery store and study resources.
- A cashpoint can be found outside the Halifax Reception Building