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Platt's Lane Estates
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Platt's Lane Estates is part of Western University's beautiful and scenic campus. The nearly 20 acre park-like setting has an abundance of green space for residents to enjoy, including large grassy areas, children's playgrounds and basketball courts.

Tenants with a green thumb are allowed to maintain their own garden beds and can borrow rakes & shovels from the rental office. All grounds are maintained regularly, in all seasons, by university grounds crews.


The complex offers both 3-story apartment buildings and townhouses. There are 400 units including:

  • 60 one-bedroom apartments
  • 144 two-bedroom apartments
  • 136 two-bedroom townhouses
  • 60 three-bedroom townhouses.

Take a Virtual Tour, or view Interior Photos and Layouts for apartments and townhouse.


One free parking permit per apartment/townhouse will be issued for a vehicle registered and insured in the tenant's name. Additional parking permits may be available for purchase.

Temporary visitor parking permits are required from 8:30 a.m. Monday through 4:30 p.m. Friday, and are issued by the Rental Office.

Full Parking Rules and regulations can be found in the Western Apartments Handbook PDF file.


Laundry facilities are conveniently located in or near all buildings and are accessible 24-hours a day.

Machines are card operated and each tenant is issued a card to load with credits. Card loading stations are conveniently located in both Platt's Lane Estates and the University Apartments.

Further information regarding laundry can be found in the Western Apartments Handbook PDF file.

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Western University is becoming smoke free!
Effective July 1, 2018 smoking will only be permitted in six designated smoking areas on campus. In July 2019 the campus will become completely smoke free. This will include Platt's Lane Estates.

Townhouses & Apartments
Link: Interior Photos & Layouts. Check it out!
Link: Virtual Tour of an Apartment. Check it out!
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University Apartments
The University Apartments are focused on providing accommodations to upper year single students, while Platt's Lane Estates provides accommodations for students with families.
Check out our University Apartments website