Holly Cross and The Oaks

Close to Lindsay Cafe Bar, Holly Cross and Oaks sits on the south side of campus, overlooking the surrounding countryside and close to the science teaching facilities.  It has its own common room and launderette as well as en-suite plus bedrooms with shared kitchens.

Holly Cross and The Oaks: Accommodation Tour

Situated between Keele village and the centre of campus, Holly Cross and The Oaks is perfectly situated for students to have easy access to the centre of campus while enjoying a high standard of accommodation.

Price range:

2019/20 - £158.00 per week

2020/21 - £162.74 per week

Adaptive Rooms available: Yes
En-suite Rooms available: Yes
Occupancy Period:

2019/20 - 37 week occupancies available

2020/21 - 37, 41, 44 and 51 week occupancies available


In Holly Cross and The Oaks you can find The Cross (Common Room), a launderette, bicycle storage, card and coin pay telephones and recycling points. Your Keele Card will give you access to your accommodation and the communal areas.

Sharing ratios:

Holly Cross (240 rooms) with private bathrooms and 4 per kitchen and 8 per diner.
Oaks (181 rooms) with private bathrooms and 4 per kitchen and 8 per diner.

Our kitchens are different from domestic ones – there are more cookers, fridges and microwaves, depending on the numbers sharing. Remember that not everyone gets up, eats or showers at the same time so kitchens and bathrooms rarely get congested.

Holly Cross and The Oaks Premier En-Suite Room At Holly Cross and The Oaks, all rooms are En-Suite Plus with shared kitchens.

We have adapted rooms in this Hall.

Single Occupancy Flats

We have a selection of self-contained flats which are available for single occupancy. These may appeal to those who want to experience campus life, without communal living. They are also located within the halls of residence and are within walking distance of bars, launderettes and common rooms.

The CrossThe Cross Common Room

The Cross is the common room for Holly Cross and The Oaks. It is an alcohol and smoke free zone, is open 24 hours and contains the following facilities:

  • WiFi
  • Television with multi satellite
  • Vending machines providing hot and cold drinks plus cold snacks

At Holly Cross and The Oaks we work together as a team and aim to make your stay as comfortable as possible. We are here to listen and help you have an enjoyable stay with us. We strive to achieve a seamless service to all the residents and welcome any feedback from you at any time.

Members of our team include the Accommodation Services Manager, Housekeeping Supervisors, Stewards and Residence Support. We all have different roles and contact details but as a team if one of us is not available you can contact another member of the team who will pass on the enquiry to the relevant person.

Accommodation Services Manager

Student Accommodation Office

Holly Cross Accommodation Address

Your Name
Holly Cross, Room Number
Keele University

The Oaks Accommodation Address

Your Name
The Oaks, Block, Room Number
Keele Univertsity

  Up-to-date accessibility information for Holly Cross and The Oaks can be found on their DisabledGo pages: