Elvyn Richards is the largest catered Hall in Loughborough University, home to 406 students. Based in West Park, Elvyn is in the heart of the campus surrounded by all departmental facilities. Being two minutes away from the Library, five minutes away from the Purple Onion (student shop), and eight minutes away from Parcels (where you collect your mail), you have all the necessities for your uni life sorted! The dedicated committee and warden team are here to make sure that your Loughborough experience is unforgettable. The Elvyn Richards spirit is present in the whole university and in every aspect of student life: sport, media, social, stash, action volunteering, RAG and donating, FREEC (Food, Residential, Environment, Ethics and Campus watch), and Welfare & Diversity. So make sure you get involved and let everyone know you’re an Elvyner!


These are the guys who look after the hall and everyone in it. If you ever have a problem, these are the people to call, no matter the time of day or night.

These are students, voted on to committee by you. You'll find out more when you arrive. However it's these guys jobs to make sure you have the best experience while you stay with us at Elvyn Richards. These are faces you will see a lot and hear a lot from during freshers and throughout the year.



• All En-suite rooms
• Beds are 4ft (double bedding recommended)
• Catered 10 meals per week: Monday to Friday - lunch and evening meals (term time only) in a communal canteen
• Kitchens for every flat for to self cater during the weekends and out of term time
• Weekly kitchen and communal area cleaning
• Quiet rooms available
• Fortnightly bedroom cleaning
• Card/Mobile App operated laundrette (The Hub)
• Common room
• Both wired and wireless internet access
• Bike store and bike shed nearby




  • Monthly punch parties

  • Fresher's Ball and Summer Ball

  • Elvyn Day

  • IMS fixtures


Ranked 5th for hall of the year award 2019/2020

1st in FREEC 2019/2020

2nd in Sport 2019/2020

1st in Media 2018/2019

"Elvyn offers so many things to get involved in and enhances your university experience. Not to mention, the lifestyle is great as well"

Joksie, 20, Retail Management

"Everything you need is so close to Elvyn, I honestly couldn't have chosen a better hall to start off my degree"

Jess, 22, Sport Management

"Elvyn is the largest catered hall, it’s also the best. You meet so many different people who are always up for some fun!"

Rich, 19, Political Science

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