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Staff Accommodation at Waterbeach

Staff Accommodation at Waterbeach


The Royal Papworth Hospital Staff Accommodation at Waterbeach is now open.

All staff residential accommodation is located at the former Waterbeach barracks. The two adjoining accommodation blocks comprise clusters of furnished bedrooms and living areas over three floors and are surrounded by residential gardens and car parking.

About us

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust offers affordable key worker accommodation at our Waterbeach site for staff working for and associated with Royal Papworth Hospital.

The Waterbeach site consists of two blocks of accommodation, arranged in clusters of rooms and named as the 'houses' below.

Block A

Alder House
Chestnut House
Juniper House

Block B

Oak House
Beech House
Elm House
Sycamore House
Pine House

Each ‘house’ comprises of en-suite bedrooms and single bedrooms with access to a sociable open-plan kitchen, dining and lounge area.


Royal Papworth Hospital Accommodation at Waterbeach offers a choice of more than 200 single and en-suite bedrooms as below.


En-suite Single Accommodation

- £550 per month including utilities


Single Accommodation

- £450 per month including utilities

We offer competitive monthly rental charges deductible from your salary which include all benefits below:


All utilities included (gas, electricity, water and council tax)


Free WiFi


Secure door entry system

  Free on-site laundry rooms  

Free on-site laundry rooms


Free Parking


Electric car charging point-site


Secure bike storage


Substantive staff

Your tenancy will initially be agreed for 6 months.  It may be extended for a maximum of 12 months if needed.  It will be expected that residents look for their own rental opportunities in and around Cambridge after this time.

Please find more information in the Alternative External Accommodation Websites section below.

How to apply for Accommodation at Royal Papworth - Waterbeach

  • Email directly to for an application form

  • Complete the application form and return via email to, including your photo ID

  • You will receive a response to your initial enquiry within 48 hours

  • Your request will be processed and accommodation will be allocated dependent upon availability

  •  An email confirming full joining details and method of payment will be sent to your registered email address.

  • Please note: A deposit of one month's rent is required and is fully refundable at the end of the tenancy if there is no damage to the room.

Locums / NHS professionals

We are able to offer competitively priced accommodation for visiting medical professionals (Locums/ agency staff) from 1 night to a maximum stay of 1 month.  This will be single accommodation for a nightly rate of £45 or a monthly discounted rate of £450 (minimum of 10 consecutive nights).

Linen and crockery packages are available and charged at a nominal non-refundable charge of £25.

For more information please contact the Accommodation Manager.
Tel: 01480 364958. 
Office opening hours: 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday

Find us

Royal Papworth Hospital Accommodation
CB25 9QU (TBC)

Alternative External Accommodation Websites

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust takes no responsibility for the information found at these external accommodation websites and is providing the links for your convenience and information only.

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