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Benedict’s Gate, Norwich
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Benedict’s Gate, Norwich

St Benedicts St, Norwich, NR2 4FB, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Benedict's Gate, NR2 4FB,  is one-of-a-kind among the never-ending options of Norwich student accommodation that provides an excellent choice of en-suites and studio rooms for you to choose from. The property is conveniently located only a stone's throw away, close to City College Norwich and the University of East Anglia.

The administrative and historic county of Norfolk, England, is home to the city of Norwich. Around 100 miles northeast of London, it is located among the river Wensum just above the point where it merges with the River Yare. Norwich is a lovely city with a blend of the past and the present. It features a gorgeous river at its centre and is incredibly simple to explore on foot. Various high-street shops and bustling eateries contribute to the booming arts, music and cultural scene. Today, Norwich is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with a thriving arts and cultural scene. It has two universities, the University of East Anglia and Norwich University of the Arts, which bring youthful energy and diversity to the city. The Norwich Theatre Royal is a major cultural venue in the city, and the Norwich Arts Centre is a hub for local music, comedy, and performance. The city is also known for its shopping and dining options, with various independent shops, markets, and restaurants. Norwich Market, located in the heart of the city, is one of the country's largest and oldest outdoor markets and is a must-visit for anyone visiting the city.


Benedict's Gate Norwich is a contemporary property where an array of room amenities awaits you. Each room is thoughtfully equipped with full-length mirrors to add a touch of elegance, small double beds for a cosy night's sleep, and en-suite shower rooms offering privacy and convenience. You'll find ample storage to keep your space organised, a dedicated workspace for productivity, and a study desk and chair for completing your tasks comfortably.

In addition to these room amenities, Benedict's Gate offer a diverse set of common amenities that enhance your living experience. You can delve into your studies in the quiet and comfortable study area, unwind with fellow residents in the vibrant games area, or simply relax in the cosy lounge. Stay fit without leaving the property by making use of the well-equipped gym. Enjoy your morning coffee or grab a quick bite at the on-site café, where you can also socialise with your neighbours. Explore the outdoors within the beautifully landscaped courtyard or join in lively residents' events to foster connections and friendships. Benedict's Gate’s dedicated on-site residents' team is always ready to assist and enhance your living experience. Convenient laundry facilities ensure you have clean clothes whenever you need them, and snacks and drinks are readily available at the vending machines, adding convenience to your lifestyle. For those who prefer cycling, a secure cycle store is provided to keep your bike safe and accessible. Safety and security are paramount, with 24/7 CCTV surveillance and a vigilant security team. ensuring your peace of mind. To make your stay even more hassle-free,  Benedict's Gate include bills for WiFi, water, electricity, and heating in your rent. Embrace a lifestyle of comfort, convenience, and community in your new home. If you're looking for similar Norwick student accommodation, check out Pablo Fanque House, Crown Place and St. Crispin's House.

Location and What's Hot?

Enjoy Benedict's Gate's accessibility to the city centre, the University of the Arts and the University of East Anglia- Both accessible through a short bus ride and all that Norwich has to offer. A wide range of stores, bars and restaurants are outside your door.

The property is on Barn Road, surrounded by many restaurants, cafes, and bars. You can check out some restaurants like The Bowling House, Junkyard, The tipsy vegan, Farmyard, Mr Mangal and ToHo. The Giggling Squid is a little far if you love Asian food. Bowling House restaurant is nearby to eat delicious food, or visit The Tipsy Vegan restaurant for vegan food. The Reindeer Pub is also nearby to blast with your friends. Some other pubs and clubs you try are The Georgian Townhouse, The Garden House, The Black Horse, Adam and Eve, The Fat Cat, The Belle Veu, and the Alexander Tavern, which are not far from Benedict's Gate student accommodation. Furthermore, the Shopper's Supermarket is nearby, so students don't need to travel far for supplies and grocery shopping. The Norwich market is a famous location which is nearby. Moreover, the TK Maxx is a department store close to the property, so you don't have to worry about running out of supply. Old City Wall and Remains of St Benedict's Church These historic places are just a few steps away to explore if you are interested in history.


The UK has one of the most efficient transportation systems in the world overall. It helps students while travelling to any place in the United Kingdom. Benedict's Gate student accommodation is very well connected to public transport, with the nearest Charles Square Bus Stop just minutes from the building and the Norwich Train Station just a few minute's drive. Norwich is well connected to the rest of the UK via rail, with regular services from London, Cambridge, and other major cities. Norwich Station is located in the city centre and is just a short walk from many of the city's attractions. All this makes Benedict's Gate an ideal student accommodation in Norwich.

What will you get

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Common Amenities

Study Area
Games Area

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (5)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.

Frequently Asked Questions

I need a guarantor?

Most of properties require residents to have a guarantor. This person will need to commit to paying the rent if you aren’t able to so please make sure you discuss this with them. They do not have to live in the UK but must be over 18 and not live in a property managed by Fresh. Once you have signed the contract your guarantor will be asked to provide proof of ID and their address and also sign a copy of the agreement. Some of properties are able to offer the option to make your full years payment upfront and not have a guarantor. Please speak to our Residents’ Team to check if this is available at your chosen property.

What is the advance rent?

Most of properties require applicants to pay an advance rent at the time of booking. This is refundable should you decide to cancel within the cooling off period or later find your place has been withdrawn or you are not able to obtain a visa to enter the UK.
The advance rent will show as a payment towards your first rent instalment on your account.

How can I choose the best room for me?

Accommodate want you to choose a room you are going to be happy living in and management know everyone has a different wish list – from the floor the room is on to the view and the amenities in the room, Team will be on hand to discuss this with you and help you make the best selection.

What size is a small double bed?

Room descriptions explain whether you will have a standard or small double bed. A small double is the same length as the standard but just a tiny bit narrower. Also known as a 3/4 size bed, small doubles measure approx. 120cm wide x 190cm long. Still plenty of room for a good night's sleep, even if there's two of you sharing.

Can I come to have a look around before I book?

Of course! Management are very proud of properties and would love to show you around. If you want to bring some friends or family members that’s absolutely fine too – just ask that you speak to team in advance so can make sure management have some rooms available to show you. If you find yourself in the area and haven’t had a chance to speak to team you can still pop in, whilst management might not have a room to show you management will still be able to show you around Shared Spaces.
management can also offer online video viewings if you don’t live locally so let team know what works for you!

I have a medical condition which means I have certain requirements for my room?

Please get in touch with team – they are experts on properties and most have rooms with varying levels of adaptations so team will be able to help you. If you book online, and you indicate you have a medical condition, the booking process will automatically pause so you can speak with team.

I will be aged 16 or 17 when the tenancy starts – can I still book?

Yes, but will ask you to complete a few extra steps during the booking process. This will include nominating a Responsible Adult who will be point of contact for you and will recommend monthly meetings with General Manager once you have moved in but that’s up to you!

Can I book together with a group of friends?

Management know that choosing who you live with is really important so in properties with shared apartments group booking can easily be organized by getting in touch with teams.

What are sanction checks? (please check with your chosen property if these checks apply)?

Some of properties require Sanction Checks to be completed on residents and Guarantors before management are able to issue you with an agreement. The checks will be completed after you have signed the agreement. They use Government sanction databases to identify and list individuals who have been convicted of serious crimes and terrorism offences. The checks are conducted by Veri-Check on the Landlords behalf.

What if I want to cancel my booking?

Please refer to your chosen properties' Terms and Conditions for details of when and how you are able to cancel. Team will be happy to discuss this with you if you have any questions.

How will I know when payments are due?

All your payment dates are listed in your agreement and on portal. It’s really important you understand these payments must be made on time. Management ask for a portion of your rent in advance of your tenancy starting, usually at the beginning of August.
If management haven’t received your first rent instalment and Tenancy Deposit payment, your booking may be cancelled. Management also won’t be able to let you have your key so it’s important to make sure you have everything in place especially as you may not receive your student finance or bursary until after these dates.

How can I make payment?

If you don’t have access to a smartphone, you can log into Portal on a laptop.
If you will need to make payment by bank transfer, please contact Team at least two weeks before your payment due date for more information. Bank transfers take longer to reach Team so any payments made using this method will need to be done in advance.

Will I need to pay a deposit?

Property ask all residents to pay a Tenancy Deposit – please check your agreement for the date this payment will be due. The good news is that you will get the Tenancy Deposit back at the end of the tenancy if nothing is owing for damages or outstanding rent. The value varies across properties so please take a look at the Fee Schedule for your chosen property for more information. Deposits are fully secured by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (Custodial) in England and Wales or the My Deposits Scheme in Scotland.
In the Republic of Ireland your Booking Fee automatically converts into your Damages Deposit at the start of the tenancy.

When Can I Move In?

A few weeks before the start of your tenancy management will get in contact to ask you to watch induction video and book a move-in slot. You will need to do this so management can make sure management are expecting you!

What payments will I need to make before I move in?

Please check your agreement for your first rent instalment and tenancy deposit payment dates. If you have any questions about your rent instalment due dates please contact team. You must pay your first rental instalment before you will be allowed to move in.

Can I order bedding and kitchen packs?

Yes! Order bedding, kitchen packs and other uni essentials from shop.

Do I need a tv licence?

Yes, unless management tell you team are covering it, if you watch or record programmer as they are being shown, watch catch up TV such as iPlayer or watch live TV online you will need a license.
This applies to any provider you use and any device, including a TV, desktop computer, laptop, mobile phone, tablet, games console, digital box or DVD/VHS recorder.

Can I have a pet?

Student accommodation is often not a suitable environment for pets and that’s why pets of any shape or size aren't allowed.

Can I invite guests to stay in my room?

All grown-ups here so of course occasional overnight guests are allowed. Please don't invite someone to stay for more than three consecutive nights though, and always check with your flatmates first that they're ok with extra house guests.

Will my room be inspected?

Yes, management conduct inspections at least three times during your tenancy. management will keep an eye on cleanliness and hope not to see any damage and missing items. After each inspection management will tell you if any charges need to be made to put something right. You will be invoiced immediately for recharges for the first two inspections and on the final inspection a deduction will be made from your Tenancy Deposit. The cost of recharges for cleaning, damages and missing items can be found in the Residents’ Handbook.

Do I need to move out over the Christmas and Easter holidays?

No, your room is yours for the whole of your tenancy. You only need to move out at the end of the agreement. It will be your responsibility to check with the local Council if Council Tax will be due if you stay during the holidays.

Will I be charged for damages?

As part of your contract you have agreed to look after your room and not cause any damage. Management know accidents do sometimes happen so a list of possible damage charges are available in portal.

Can I smoke/vape?

All properties are smoke free and this includes all types of E-cigarettes and Vapes. Smoking is not allowed in any private or communal area including bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and all internal social spaces. Designated smoking areas can be found outside the building. If you do have an e-cigarette or Vape, please ensure that the charger conforms to British or EU safety standards, or they will be removed during room inspections. All drug use, including the use of Laughing Gas, Is prohibited at our properties.

What do I do if I am not totally satisfied?

Management hope you will love living with us but there may be times when management don’t always get it right. management take all complaints seriously and will try best to fix any issues the first time. If you need help and advice, please speak with your General Manager first.

Can I live with fresh once I have graduated?

In most cases student properties are purely for students, however, management do offer rental homes in locations across the UK which are perfect for recent graduates, offering great value rent, on-site Residents' Teams and the fantastic service you would expect from Fresh.

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Student Accomodations in Norwich

Norwich Student Accommodation

Finding suitable student accommodation Norwich may require some time and effort, but it is definitely achievable. Amber offers a wide range of affordable student accommodations in Norwich that prioritise comfort without breaking the bank. The city of Norwich is home to several prestigious universities, such as City College Norwich, the University of Suffolk, the University of East Anglia, the University of Essex, and Cambridge Regional College. These universities are conveniently located near student hostels in Central Norwich, making it convenient for students to access their campuses. Whether you are looking for luxurious student accommodation or budget-friendly options, Norwich has it all. The student accommodation in Norwich is thoughtfully designed to provide maximum comfort for students. Private student accommodation Norwich offers comfortable and attractive en-suite rooms, studios, and communal apartments that include all the necessary expenses.

Moreover, Norwich also offers various short-term rental options for students who require temporary accommodations. Booking short-term student accommodation in Norwich is relatively easier compared to other cities in the United Kingdom, ensuring a hassle-free process for students. With the assistance of amber, finding suitable Norwich student accommodation becomes more manageable, allowing students to focus on their studies and enjoy their university experience.

About Norwich

Norwich is a city in Norfolk and one of the UK's most popular English county areas. A picturesque, high, mountainous region established following England's early military history has long been an important economic sector of the United Kingdom. The city is a well-connected rural area of England because it borders well-known cities like London, Leicester, and Nottingham. The city's architecture combines elements from the early nineteenth century with modern warfare. Numerous local attractions in the city, including Norwich Castle, Bishop Bridge, and Pull's Ferry, are among the most visited historical monuments in the county and draw countless tourists each year. Also, numerous international students are attracted by the city's worldwide curriculum and attractive employment opportunities among these visitors.

The city has two prominent colleges, City College Norwich and the University of East Anglia, as well as other famous universities such as Regent Cambridge, Anglia Ruskin University, and Cambridge Ruskin International College nearby. These universities provide undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral degrees to students from all over the world in subjects ranging from science to engineering to fashion and the arts. Every year, the city welcomes over 100,000 international students, making this city one of the most popular international education locations in Norfolk, UK.

Best Student Accommodation in Norwich

Student accommodation plays a crucial role in the life of every student, and for those new to Norwich, finding the ideal accommodation can be a daunting and difficult task. It can greatly influence a student's overall living experience. Student accommodation serves as a haven for students to unwind and relax after a long day of college, completing numerous assignments and research projects. The search for suitable student accommodation Norwich can be challenging, requiring students to consider various factors. Recognising the potential hardships involved, we have simplified the booking process with our three-step Pick-Pay-Book system, making it easier for you to secure your student accommodation in Norwich with us. Additionally, Norwich boasts a well-established transportation system, ensuring that students can commute efficiently and affordably. Here are some of the best student housing Norwich:

1. Benedict’s Gate, Norwich

2. Pablo Fanque House, Norwich

3. Collegiate Crown Place, Norwich

4. Yugo St. Crispin’s House

5. INTO UEA Residences 

6. All Saints Green, Norwich

Cost of Living in Norwich

Norwich achieves the ideal balance between a large city's commotion and a smaller town's kindness. Living costs in the city are 31% lower than in London. If you have essential financial management skills and know where to shop, this is an affordable location to live. Students are recommended to have a budget of £350-700/month.

1. Food: £40-£50/month

2. Gas and Electricity: £130-£140/month

3. Internet and Mobile Phone: £30-£40/month

4. Dinner at a Restaurant: £20-£70/week

5. Laundry: £50-£100/month

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £20-£40/month

7. Clothing: £30-£70/month

8. Travel (Buses, Trams, and Trains): £10-70 /month

Student Travel in Norwich

In general, the UK's transportation system can be one of the most effective in the world. It removes any concerns from the minds of students travelling anywhere in the United Kingdom. The city is effectively connected to all central transportation systems, conveniently accessible and within walking distance of all universities. We have included the city’s major public transportation systems and their average fares to assist you. Students should know that these fares may differ from peak to off-peak hours.

1. Bus: The city's bus network operates around the clock, with over 100 buses travelling up and down the city. Students can catch buses from Norwich Bus Station near the City Centre that connects to all of the UK's national roadways. The average bus fare is roughly £1.50 per day. You can also purchase an 'Oyster Card' bus pass, significantly decreasing local transportation costs.

2. Trains - The Great Eastern Main Line terminates at Norwich Railway Station, where travellers can travel around two hours from Norwich to London Liverpool Street. Breckland, which travels to Cambridge, and the Wherry Line, which travels to Great Yarmouth, are additional lines that depart from the station. East Midlands Trains also runs a frequent service with stops in Nottingham, Sheffield, Manchester, and Liverpool Lime Street.

3. Cycling - Cycling is another option for getting around the city's neighbourhoods. You can visit the city's upscale riding destinations, such as the city's renowned Elm Hill and Wroxham Barns Fun Park. Due to the city’s small size, many students opt to commute by bicycle, taking advantage of the city's constantly increasing network of bike lanes.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Norwich

Norwich, one of only 11 cities worldwide recognised as a UNESCO City of Literature, has a rich literary heritage, with notable figures like Julian of Norwich, who published the first known book in English by a woman in the 14th century. The majority of reasonably priced clubs can be found on Prince of Wales Road, although it can get crowded and chaotic. If that doesn't suit your preferences, the city offers a variety of smaller, more intimate pubs and bars, such as the Playhouse Bar, conveniently located near the Norwich University of the Arts campus. With a student permit, you can explore the renowned Norwich Castle without spending much.

For picturesque views of the city, Mousehold Heath and Kett's Heights are perfect destinations, providing natural surroundings near the urban area. The Sainsbury Centre, an art gallery on the UEA campus, offers a cultural experience. The Birdcage hosts poetry and open mic events on a regular basis. The city centre features numerous fantastic shops, including the vibrant outdoor market and the artistic Norwich Lanes. Additionally, the city boasts great museums, historic landmarks like Norwich Castle, and pleasant riverside walks. To ensure a fulfilling and enjoyable stay for students, amber offers a variety of options for student accommodation Norwich.

Tourist Attractions in Norwich

The city is situated on the tiny River Wensum, close to the lovely Norfolk Broads, which are enjoyable to cruise across. Besides London, Norwich is the English city with the most mediaeval churches. It is the traditional capital of East Anglia, as evidenced by the magnificent Norman cathedral, castle, and numerous other historical sites throughout the city.

1. Norwich Cathedral

2. Tombland Alley

3. Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

4. Norwich City Centre

5. Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

6. Norwich Castle

7. Plantation Garden

8. Riverside Walk

9. Strangers' Hall

10. Elm Hill

Universities in Norwich

Norwich is home to numerous technical colleges and various universities, which are -

1. University of East Anglia

2. City College Norwich

3. Norwich University of the Arts

4. Banham Marshalls College

5. Easton College

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