Shropshire Council

Tannery East

Located just a short walk away from Mardol House, Tannery East is 400 yards from the University Centre, the building is owned and managed by Shropshire Council. The towns pubs and restaurants, as well as the River Severn, Quarry park and Theatre Severn are all a stone's throw away. The accommodation is also close to all major public transport services, including a regular bus route to Shrewsbury College's London Road campus.

A home from home

When it comes to starting university and living away from home, we know that it can be both an exciting and scary step in your life. You may be thinking about new freedoms, responsibilities, and the opportunity to explore where you'll be studying.

Tannery East is a purpose built student halls of residence with 62 single rooms all en-suite and with shared kitchen, dining and lounge areas.

Our competitively priced accommodation contracts have been developed so that you won’t have to vacate your room during the holidays.

If you'd like any further information about our Tannery East options, please email

About us

Tannery East has been developed in partnership between Shropshire Council and The University of Chester. It's owned, managed and maintained by a great facilities team from Shropshire Council, which also provides property management, premises maintenance, day-to-day operational management, health and safety advice, and cleaning and catering services in a wide range of other public buildings throughout Shropshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Cheshire, North Wales and the West Midlands. 

What our current and past residents think

We think you'll love staying at Tannery East, but don't just take our word for it. Here's just some of the feedback we've received from current and past residents...

  • ‘Thank you for a lovely stay’
  • ‘The accommodation is perfect thank you’
  • ‘Everything was great thank you’

The most impressive aspects of the site have been identified as follows:

  • Cleanliness of accommodation excellent
  • Staff friendly and welcoming