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Brass Founders, Sheffield
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Brass Founders, Sheffield

Scotland St, Sheffield, S3 7DD, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Brass Founders Sheffield student accommodation, located at 130 Scotland St, Sheffield S3 7DD, UK, is a popular student accommodation in Sheffield, offering convenience and comfort. Brass Founders offers include Premium Range 3 Studio, Classic Ensuite, Basic Ensuite, and more. You can find student accommodation near the University of Sheffield, Sheffield College, and Sheffield Hallam University easily. Even those studying at the University of Huddersfield find the student property strategically placed for their daily commute. The Sheffield student accommodation is also close to important cities and areas like Huddersfield, Halifax, Leeds, and Sheffield City Centre, among others. Offered by amber, it is every student’s first choice.

Sheffield is a haven for students, boasting top-notch universities and a diverse international student population. Nestled in the vibrant city of Sheffield, known for its rich industrial heritage and cultural scene, the student residence serves as an ideal home base for students. The city's affordable cost of living, coupled with a vibrant cultural scene, makes it ideal for student life. With green spaces like the Botanical Gardens and the Peak District National Park nearby, students can enjoy both urban and outdoor adventures. Sheffield's lively music, arts, and food scenes further enhance the student experience, ensuring there's always something exciting to explore. The city itself boasts an impressive student population, fostering a diverse and dynamic educational environment. The esteemed institutions of higher studies contribute to the city's reputation as an academic hub. At the same time, affordable living costs and a friendly atmosphere make it welcoming for students from all over the globe. Brass Founders offers modern living spaces featuring fully furnished rooms and excellent amenities such as a gym, laundry facilities, and social areas. Proximity to iconic landmarks such as the Winter Garden and the Millennium Gallery, coupled with an array of restaurants, cafes, and entertainment options, ensures that students have everything they need for a memorable university experience.

Features

Brass Founders defends a refined living space that caters specifically to the modern student's needs. You will find the stunning Sheffield student accommodation at the heart of the city. This top-tier student accommodation in Sheffield promises more than just a place to lay your head; it's a hub of amenities designed to enhance every aspect of student life. Each room in a Premium Range 3 Accessible Studios offers a desk chair, wardrobe, and under-bed storage. Whereas the Premium Range 3 Accessible Studios come with top-notch facilities like a bed, bedside table, desk chair, curtains, desk, under-bed storage, wardrobe, and a washer and dryer. On the other hand, the other stunning options like the Premium Range 1 Ensuite provide students with amenities like a bed, bedside table, desk chair, curtains, desk, under bed storage, wardrobe, washer dryer, bathroom mirror, mirror, shower, toilet, toilet roll holder, washbasin, cooking hobs, and a dishwasher. Some of the other facilities that make it the perfect home away from home are a dustpan and brush, fridge freezer, iron, ironing board, kitchen bin, microwave, mop and bucket, noticeboard, oven, stools, vacuum cleaner,  and modern ventilation system.

Every resident at the accommodation has accessibility to global and head-turning amenities like a gym, laundry, bike storage, vending machine, recycling, communal study space, outdoor social space, common area, cinema room, and wi-fi. Student property is secured, and students are made to feel more comfortable with facilities like CCTV, 24/7 assistance, a fire system, secure access, maintenance support, an onsite service team, and contents insurance. You can save money on the bills that include wi-fi (average speeds of 110Mb/s), water, electricity, heating, management's app, and gas. On the other hand, you can enjoy the benefits of amber+ as a Brass Founders resident.

Location and What's Hot?

Brass Founders Sheffield student accommodation is situated in an eclectic area adorned with the quintessence of convenience and vibrancy. Just outside your doorstep, you'll find an array of fine dining options like Novotel Sheffield Centre, Premier Inn Sheffield City Centre (Angel Street) Hotel, and the Ibis Sheffield City, where the food is as rich in flavor as the city's culture. Student nights are elevated at the spirited bars within the area, including the popular Garrison Hotel Guardhouse Bar & Restaurant, where the nightlife buzzes with the university spirit. Thus, your weekends and post-study hours seem to be sorted while living at the Brass Founders.

For daily necessities or a leisurely shopping spree, stroll through the lanes to WH Smith, B&Q Sheffield Penistone Road, or pop into Howdens Bramall Lane. Go Outdoors can cover your plans for a trip for a unique find. When you need a study break, take a moment to embrace nature at Weston Park or dive into history at Kelham Island Museum. Meanwhile, the proximity to major educational institutions and the prestigious University of Sheffield makes Brass Founders Sheffield student accommodation an exceptional choice for student accommodation in Sheffield. Let your university experience be framed by not just where you stay but also what surrounds you. With Brass Founders, Sheffield, you can embrace the remarkable mix of academic excellence, local amenity richness, and the social tapestry that Sheffield has beautifully woven together. Indulge in the uncompromised convenience and cultural vibrancy that Brass Founders, student accommodation in Sheffield has to offer, and make your student life as memorable as it should be. You can plan a getaway to Sheffield offers an array of attractions, blending its industrial heritage with modern cultural delights. Visitors can explore the historic Sheffield Cathedral and marvel at the iconic Crucible Theatre. The city's green spaces, including the scenic Peak District National Park, offer opportunities for outdoor adventures. Art enthusiasts will appreciate the Millennium Gallery's exhibitions. With vibrant markets, diverse dining options, and bustling nightlife, Sheffield promises a dynamic and memorable experience for all.

Commute

For those calling Brass Founders their home while studying, getting around Sheffield is a breeze, thanks to the convenient public transport options nearby. The vibrant student community of Sheffield can easily hop onto various modes of travel from key transport hubs that surround the accommodation. There are several bus stops like the West Bar/ West Bar Green ( Stop WB1), Angel Street (Stop CG3), High Street (Stop HS2), and Castle Street (Stop CG10), ensuring that the next ride to your destination is only a short walk away. Additionally, the proximity to the local railway stations and tram stops makes traveling across the city stress-free. Subway enthusiasts will also find quick access to subway stations, connecting to all major points in Sheffield. The Brass Founders Sheffield student accommodation is strategically placed for effortless commutes, ensuring that students can navigate their busy schedules with ease and convenience.

What will you get

Bills Included

Wi-Fi (average speeds of 110Mb/s)
Water
Electric
Heating
Management's App
Gas

Common Amenities

Gym
Laundry
Bike storage
Vending machine
Recycling
Communal study space

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling off period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
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  • No visa no pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
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  • No place no pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.
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Payment Policies (4)

  • Booking deposit
    This property doesn’t require booking deposit.
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  • Payment instalment plan
    This property offers 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 flexible instalment plans.
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  • Mode of payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What bills do I need to pay?

Most bills, including electricity, water, heating and Wi-Fi, are included in your rent.
If you choose to watch live or on demand television you will need to pay for a TV license.

Do students have to pay for a TV license?

If you are bringing a Television and planning to watch live or on demand TV, the Television Licensing Authority requires that you buy a license.

Do I need to buy contents insurance for my room?

When you book with them the personal items inside your room are automatically insured against fire, flood, theft and accidental damage by our partners Endsleigh.
More information on your cover, including your full policy documents.

Can I share a studio room with someone else?

They have a small number of dual occupancy rooms in some of their properties. However, outside of these rooms, we do not allow more than one person to live in their rooms, nor can they accommodate under 16's living in any of their rooms with a parent or guardian.

Can I extend my tenancy?

Yes, if the same room that you are currently in is available they are happy to extend your stay. Your property team will be happy to arrange this for you.

Can I choose who I live with?

When you book with them, your room will be allocated at random. If you have a preference on who you'll be living with for example same sex flatmates or postgraduate flatmates please Contact and they will see what the options are for you.
They will try to meet your preferences where they can, but they can't guarantee this as it is dependent on availability.

Can I book a flat with friends?

Yes, you can book the room with friends.

Is there parking available at my property and how much does it cost?

Some of the properties have parking available which students can reserve on a first come first serve basis. The cost of the parking space is dependent on the property.

What happens if I can't make a payment?

Your installment due dates are outlined in your tenancy agreement and by accepting the terms and conditions of your contract, both customer and guarantor are accepting responsibility for payment on the dates provided. If you are unable to make payment for your rent, please speak to your property team. They will be able to discuss with you your payment options and advise you of any future implications depending on how late the payment will be.

Can I view the property and room before booking?

Looking to view first? They've created virtual tours for most of our properties but if you would like to see the property in person, you can book this online for your chosen property.
If you would like to see the property and view the available rooms in person, connect with your amber agent to arrange a viewing.

What should I do if I am going to be arriving late at night or early in the morning?

If you are arriving late at night or early in the morning, simply call them and they’ll arrange for someone to come out and let you in.

What will happen when I arrive?

Their team will be ready and waiting to check you in when you arrive, and give you the keys to your new room. If you have been asked to book a time slot for arrival, please make sure you stick to this.
You will receive information on your new home and city and they'll let you know what to do if you need any help or support while settling in.

Can you store my luggage if I have it delivered ahead of my arrival?

They will be preparing your room for your arrival, and will not be able to store any luggage for you before you arrive.
LOVESPACE provides storage and packing solutions for all residents at properties without the hassle. You book online, they collect for free, store your stuff and deliver back to any UK address.

Will I get my advance rent back?

If you paid advance rent at the start of your tenancy, they put this towards your first rent installment. It wasn’t a deposit, so they won’t return it to you when you check-out.

Can I check-out before the end of my tenancy?

Yes. You can leave any time before your contract ends, and they will process your check-out early. You’ll need to return your keys and check-out in the Management’s App, or tell a member of staff you’re leaving early.
If you do decide to check-out early and surrender your tenancy, you won’t be entitled to any rent refund.

Is cleaning provided?

It’s your responsibility to clean both your room and the shared areas of your flat.
Find guidance on keeping your room and flat clean and tidy on the Common Room.

How much does it cost to use the laundry facilities at my property?

The cost to use the laundry facilities in your building may differ slightly. Pricing information will be available once you've checked into your property.

Do you provide bedding or do I need to bring my own?

Bedding is not provided in their properties. You will need to bring your own bedding to use when you arrive.
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

How do I collect my key?

You can collect your keys from reception when you arrive. Remember, if you have been asked to do so, make sure you have booked a check-in slot. At your allotted time, just come straight to the main reception with your photo ID and the team will have your keys ready and waiting for you.

Can someone else pick my key up for me?

No. For security reasons, they can only give your room key directly to you.

Can I move in early?

Their standard tenancies have fixed dates and cannot be changed. However, if you are looking to move in earlier it may be possible to book an additional short stay tenancy and you will be charged for any additional nights. Check availability for your property.

I'm going to be late - do I need to let you know?

If you are running late on your arrival day, don’t worry - They will still be able to check you in.
As you will have missed your check-in slot you may have to wait to move in later on in the day though, when they can welcome you to the property safely.

Can my family or friends stay for a few nights after dropping me off?

All customers should follow their property’s rules on having guests. Please speak to your property team if you don’t know what these are.

Is there anything I can't bring with me when I move in?

Please leave anything illegal out of your new home. Candles and other hazardous items are not allowed either.
Unfortunately you'll need to leave any pets at home too. If you need a guide dog or working dog to assist you, please get in touch to discuss your options.
Fridges are another no-no. However, they do make some exceptions, for example if you’ve got a medical reason to have one. You'll need to check this with your property team before you move in.

Are things like pots, pans and cutlery provided in the kitchen?

You’ll need to bring your own pots, pans and other kitchen items
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

Can I bring my pet with me?

No, unfortunately, pets are not allowed.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No, subletting your room is not allowed. If you do wish to leave your contract early you will need to find a replacement tenant and provide them with their details so that they can release you from your contract and create a new tenancy agreement for them.

How do I accept my tenancy agreement?

Once you have booked your room with them you will receive an email, titled 'Booking Offer Confirmation' and Acceptance. In that email, you will find a link to 'View' your agreement.

Do I need to read the tenancy document?

Yes, it's really important you understand what you're agreeing to. If there's any terms or conditions which are unclear, or if you're still unsure, they recommend you get in touch with them. Once you've accepted your tenancy agreement, you have entered into a contract. If you want to change or cancel your tenancy at a later date, you'll need to check the cancellation policy.

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Student Accomodations in Sheffield

Sheffield Student Accommodation

Sheffield is a lively and bustling city with a huge student crowd flying from overseas to get educated at some of the finest universities in town. Amber makes finding Sheffield student accommodation effortless, so you have one less thing to worry about as you begin your student journey. Sheffield is honestly a very student-friendly city; today, it is home to nearly 60,000 students. The city has a diverse population, with many international students from over 150 countries. The town is also LGBTQ+ friendly, with safe spaces for LGBTQ+ students to feel at home wherever they find student accommodation Sheffield. The rooms at the properties are furnished, have free WiFi and even come with all bills included in the rent. All the student accommodation Sheffield are quite pocket-friendly. Although, the prices usually vary depending on the room type and location. Some of the city's best Sheffield Student accommodation options include The Forge, Central Place, Exchange Works and Steelworks.

About Sheffield

Sheffield, also known as the "Steel City", is a county in South Yorkshire and the area's largest settlement. The city gets its name from the River Sheaf that runs through it. The city played an essential role during the Industrial Revolution and has become a hub for industrial activities. It has become more vibrant and incorporated more greenery into its infrastructure, giving the town a stronger sense of community. The city is now home to many parks and woodlands for students to enjoy during their classes. Whether you enjoy the outdoors or just want to relax at a cafe, there's something for everyone. The city is one of the most student-friendly cities in the UK. Home to many world-renowned universities like the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, the city offers students a chance to pursue high-quality education in an enjoyable environment. The city is also rich in geographical diversity; it is nestled in the foothills of the Pennines in the east, with District National Park in the west and a stream of five rivers in the south, Don, Sheaf, Rivelin, Loxley and Porter. With really high-altitude places as well as low-lying ones, the city is prone to floods quite often. Although the city public system has got all problems covered to ensure hassle-free living. Sheffield accommodations, anyway, are one of the most perfect stays for students who seek comfort and efficiency.

Best Student Accommodation in Sheffield

Searching for suitable Sheffield student accommodation can be tedious for students. Amber does everything from finding a convenient location to booking and handling the booking formalities smoothly. The room options include ensuites, non-ensities, bedroom apartments, studios, etc. To help you in your quest for a place to live, amber provides a variety of possibilities for student housing Sheffield. The following are some of the top student accommodations Sheffield:

  1. Truro Sheffield
  2. Kings Chambers
  3. Leadmill Point
  4. Archways
  5. Central Quay
  6. The Forge
  7. Central Place
  8. Steelworks
  9. Beton House
  10. Brass Founders

Cost of Living in Sheffield

The cost of your student accommodation Sheffield will take up the bulk of your expenses, but there are several other costs to consider while planning your expenses. Monthly expenses in Sheffield can be about £1200-£2000 but will differ depending on personal preferences and needs, but we have tried to estimate the costs to consider when planning your stay. Here is a breakdown of the expenses:

1. Food and Groceries: £150-£250 per month

2. Laundry: £15 - £25 per month

3. Travel: £30-£100 per month

4. Mobile Plan: £40-£100 per month

5. Books and Stationery: £50-£150 per semester

6. Dining and outings: £55 - £105 per month

Student Travel in Sheffield

The city is large, but most Sheffield student accommodation options are well-connected and accessible by public transport. Many of these Sheffield student houses will also be within walking distance of grocery and convenience stores so students can live comfortably. Below are a few convenient ways students can opt for while looking into the Sheffield transport system.

1. Buses: Sheffield is one of the busiest cities in South Yorkshire, thanks to its huge and extremely efficient bus network. Primary bus services like First Bus and Stagecoach run throughout the city, giving students convenient transit options. Students can purchase a weekly bus pass for under £10 or a monthly pass for £30 using student discounts. Most student accommodations in Sheffield have multiple bus stops in proximity.

2. Trams: The Sheffield Tram system was established by the city government of Sheffield, substantially expanding the city's public transportation system. The City Center is connected to well-known locations like Hillsborough, Meadowhall Center, and Halfway by the Supertram. The tram system offers a quick and effective transit means for students hoping to escape street gridlock. A monthly tram pass costs around £40, and a weekly pass costs about £10, similar to bus passes.

3. Cycling: Cycling is still a common option for students in Sheffield because it is inexpensive, practical, and environmentally beneficial. Students may simply cycle to surrounding destinations and neighbourhoods thanks to the abundance of bike-friendly paths and lanes. Most student home Sheffield render bike storage areas for students.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Sheffield

The city is home to various restaurants and bars that students must take the time to check out. Many annual events are hosted in the city for students to attend during their time off. Students can visit famous restaurants in Sheffield, such as Turnip and Thyme, launched by a brother-sister duo. Turnip and Thyme is the perfect restaurant for students wanting to try signature British comfort foods like mac and cheese and roast dinners. If you enjoy authentic Thai food, Lemongrass is the perfect place. The food is flavoured and budget-friendly, ideal for students looking for a cheap but tasty meal. The music festivals in Sheffield are not the ones to miss! The Sheffield Chamber Music Festival is an annual celebration of modern classical and chamber music featuring a range of star-studded guests. The festival also has many activities and events planned for kids and families. In its 18th year of operation, Music in the Gardens started as a one-time event but was renewed by popular demand. It's the perfect event for students who want to enjoy a low-key evening with good music. Sheffield is known for having beautiful scenery and open space, earning the moniker "The Outdoor City."

Sheffield Tourist Attractions

The city has many museums that tourists and residents can visit during their time off. The best part of most of the city's local attractions is that admission into these places is free, so students can spend a lovely evening in a fun place without spending too much money.

1. Sheffield Botanical Gardens

2. Graves Park

3. Kelham Island Museum

4. Weston Park Museum

5. Millennium Gallery

6. Sheffield Cathedral

7. Peace Gardens

8. Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre

Universities in Sheffield

There are many universities in the city where students can pursue higher education. Amber offers student accommodation Sheffield near many of these universities, such as:

1. Sheffield Hallam University

2. The University of Sheffield

3. The Sheffield College

4. Sheffield Hallam University (Collegiate Campus)

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