Accommodation | Equinenergy


Neither Equinenergy Ltd. nor its representatives are responsible for arranging or confirming student accommodation.

Please check reservation and cancellation policies carefully as these may vary between establishments.


For out-of-term course dates it may be possible for students to arrange on-site accommodation, this must be arranged through the Writtle University College accommodation office and is offered on a first-come first-serve basis. We suggest that students ask for a top floor room away from common rooms and potentially noisy corridors and hallways. For information or reservations, email


Mrs Ward, 19 Purcell Cole, T 01245 422 471
Moor Hall, Newney Green, T 01245 420 814

South Lodge Hotel, 196 New London Road, 01245 264 564.
Boswell House Hotel, 118-120 Spring Road, T 01245 287 587.
Chelmer Hotel, 2-4 Hamlet Road, T 01245 353 360. Budget accommodation, no en-suite rooms.
Manor Guest House, 209 Broomfield Road, T 01245 355579.
Merlewood Guest House, 299 Broomfield. Road, T 01245 258 780
Great Baddow.
Beechcroft, 211 New London Road, T 01245 352 462
Aarandale, 9 Roxwell Road, T 01245 251 713
Greys, Ongar Road, T 01245 231 509
Travel Inn, Boreham, T 01245 464 008
County Hotel, Rainsford Road, T 01245 491 911
Miami Hotel, Princes Road, T 01245 264 848
Wards Farm, Loves Green, Highwood Road, T 01245 248 812
Cross Keys Inn, Boyton Cross, Roxwell, T 01245 248 201
Atlantic Hotel, New Street, T 01245 268 040
Ivy Hill Hotel, Writtle Road, Margaretting, T 01277 353 040

Handley Green House, Handley Green, T 01277356 052


Please note that opening days and times may vary outside term times so it is suggested that students consider alternative catering options.

The De Ja Vu restaurant and bar are open from 12 -2pm and 7- 11pm daily.

The Garden Room is open for breakfast at 8am on Monday – Friday and serves food until 6pm, during the weekend brunch is served at 12.30 – 1. 30 and on Sunday an evening meal is served between 5-6pm.

The College shop in the main building sells sandwiches and drinks and is open from 9am to 5pm during term time and from 9am to midday during holidays.

There are vending machines and a cash dispenser located in the sports hall beside the Writtle Chef.

There are two local pubs within walking distance that serve good reasonably priced food: The Inn on the Green and the Horse and Groom (each about 5- 7 minutes’ walk).

The College Nursery has its own tea garden which serves homemade sandwiches and cakes every day except Monday – open from 10h30 to 16h00.

There is a Co-operative supermarket in Writtle village. Opening times: 08h00am to 20h00pm from Monday to Saturday and 08h00am to 17h00 on Sunday.

Nearby Texaco and BP garages sell basic sandwiches.



Allied Cars, telephone 01245 443232


Bus service from Stansted Airport to Chelmsford: First Eastern National: Service 33. Connects Stansted Airport to Takely, Dunmow and Chelmsford, operates hourly Monday-Saturday. Further information: 0870 608 2608
Additional taxi service from Chelmsford to Writtle: telephone number 01245 421 700


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