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Canvas Manchester, Manchester

River St, Manchester, M15 5GQ, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Situated in the bustling heart of the city, Canvas Manchester accommodation at River Street Tower, 2 River St, M15 5GQ, offers a vibrant and convenient home for students. This property is not just popular among students for its contemporary living spaces but also for its prime location amongst great Manchester student accommodations. It offers a variety of rooms that cater to different preferences, with a wide range of great and affordable ensuites, studios and multi-bedroom apartments. Proximity to academic institutions is a major draw, with Manchester Metropolitan University, BPP University Manchester, Manchester School of Art, and INTO Manchester University, among others, all located at a convenient distance, ensuring a quick and easy commute.

Choosing Canvas River Street Tower as a student accommodation means immersing yourself in a city known for its rich industrial heritage and as a modern beacon of educational excellence. Manchester boasts a diverse student population, with institutions inviting brilliant minds from all over the world. This city isn't just about studies; it's a cultural and historical hub with timeless attractions such as the Manchester Art Gallery and the vibrant Northern Quarter. Students at River Street Tower Manchester can enjoy these locales along with its famous music scene, sports enthusiasm, and rich library resources. Provided by renowned property management group Canvas Greystar, Canvas Manchester student accommodation ensures a comfortable, secure, and lively environment that's perfect for academic and personal growth. Here, every student can avail themselves of exceptional amenities that are unparalleled and unique. This property not only offers a fully furnished and well-connected living experience but also serves as a gateway to explore all the unique offerings of Leeds and its rich educational and cultural landscapes. Canvas Manchester is more than just a place to stay; it's the key to experiencing the exciting life Manchester has to offer. With its amazing local cafes, engaging hangout spots, as well as an envied nightlife, Manchester student accommodations are the best place for you to live

Features

Ensuring a comfortable and enriching student lifestyle, Canvas Manchester offers a suite of lavish amenities that cater to every aspect of university life. Students can choose from an array of room types, such as the cosy Bronze Ensuite Mid or indulge in the opulence of the Gold Ensuite Penthouse, each meticulously designed and fully furnished  with tasteful decor and essential modern comforts.

Every room is equipped with storage to keep belongings organised, while Wi-Fi is provided throughout to ensure that students can stay connected and productive. The comfortable double bed, spacious wardrobe and desk/chair complete the rooms at this accommodation.

The accommodation promotes a balanced lifestyle with its state-of-the-art gym, ideal for keeping fit and active, and a lively games room for leisure time with friends. For the cinematically inclined, a plush cinema room is available, offering a cinematic experience steps away from one's bedroom. The thoughtfully designed study spaces serve as a serene space for academic pursuits, while varied social spaces foster community spirit, ensuring that residents get to make lasting friendships and valuable networks during their stay at the Canvas Manchester. Furthermore, the social spaces are at the heart of the community, a place where stories and laughs are shared, and the conveniently located laundry room underlines the seamless living experience. In addition, your safety is well-rested with security features such as secure entry and a 24hr team at Canvas River Street Tower Manchester.

Students can breathe easily knowing expenses such as water, electricity, gas, WiFi, and gym comes included in your rent.

Location and What's Hot?

Living at Canvas Manchester, a popular student accommodation in Manchester, where the bustle of city life blends seamlessly with the academic spirit. This student accommodation in Manchester is not just a place to rest your head; it's a fun living space surrounded by some of the city's most beloved spots. Satisfy your cravings at The Deaf Institute or Bill’s Spinningfields Restaurant, known for its delectable eats. Catch up with friends over a cup of artisan coffee at Takk or study while sipping a latte at Richmond Tea Rooms. For nights out, students flock to the cool vibes at Gorilla or jive to the eclectic beats at Band on the Wall.

Essentials are well within reach, with Tesco Express and Sainsbury's Local just outside your door for any last-minute grocery runs. And, if you ever need medical attention, Manchester Royal Infirmary is always at the ready. Green spaces like Whitworth Park offer a breath of fresh air, serving as a serene escape from your busy student life. In terms of culture and entertainment, don't miss out on exploring the Manchester Museum or catching a show at The Palace Theatre.

For those studying at BPP University Manchester or Manchester Metropolitan University, being close to campus means more time to enjoy what student life has to offer. Canvas Manchester sits at the crossroads of academic excellence and urban excitement.

Concluding your search for the perfect Manchester student accommodation, Canvas Manchester accommodation not only connects you to the intellectual vibe of the city but also places you in the midst of iconic locales and essential amenities, making every day a new opportunity for adventure and discovery. Come to the industrial capital of the UK and enhance your academic journey to its pinnacle.

Commute

When you choose Canvas Manchester as your student accommodation, you are not only selecting a comfortable and stylish living space, but you’re also ensuring that you have convenient and quick access to various modes of public transportation. Manchester is a city well-connected by its extensive transport network, and residents of Canvas Manchester can take advantage of several public transport stops that are within a stone's throw away. Key transport hubs include the Oxford Road Railway Station and Deansgate-Castlefield Metrolink for tram services, ensuring that travel to and from the University campuses and the city's many attractions is hassle-free. Moreover, several bus routes operate in the nearby vicinity, such as Henry Street and Chester Street (Stop C), making it easier for you to explore everything Manchester has to offer with ease.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s included in the price?

All utility bills – water, electricity, gas, internet, gym, and use of all the social spaces – are included in the price. There are no hidden charges, what students see on their contract is what students pay (besides any damage to the room or fines students incur).

Am I allowed to have guests to stay?

Students are welcome to have guests through the daytime, and an overnight guest for a reasonable amount of nights. Students will need to get permission from management for an extended period. Management will need to provide a form of ID to check in through their resident portal, and students will be responsible for them throughout their stay. Please note, that students will also need written consent from management if their overnight guest is under 18 years of age.

How secure is the accommodation?

Accommodations have CCTV in and around each property, an electronic key entry system for the main entrance, common areas, each flat, and bedroom. There is also staff on site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Will I need to pay council tax?

In the UK, students are exempt from paying council tax –students won’t need to pay this, but if the council do mistakenly bill student, students will need to provide details to prove that student are in full-time education.

Do I need a TV license?

If students bring their own TV or want to watch or record programs as accommodations are shown live (including on mobile phones, tablets, or computers), students will need to apply and pay for a TV License. This also includes TVs provided by Canvas.

What if something in my flat breaks?

If students are having any problems with their room, a shared living space, or one of the communal areas, students have two options. Students can log the issue using the resident portal, providing details so the maintenance team can get this sorted for students as soon as possible. Alternatively, students can come down to reception and talk to a member of staff so management can log it on student's behalf.

Can I have pets?

Unfortunately, students are not allowed to keep any pets in their rooms or any shared living spaces.

What happens if I don’t get on with my new flat mates?

Accommodation wants the university experience to be as positive as possible – if students are having any issues with flat mates, please let us know. Management will do its best to help resolve any problems students might be having.

Can I receive post and parcels?

Each flat has its own lockable mailbox located in the lobby - room keycard will also give students access to this. If any larger packages or anything that requires a signature arrives for students, management holds onto it and lets students know via text or email so students can come and collect it. For security reasons, students will need to provide a photo ID and give a signature to confirm collection. The post will not be given out to other residents on their behalf without written authorization.

Can I live with my friends?

Accommodations are more than happy to accommodate groups as well as individuals. Let management know who students are planning to live with, and management do best to accommodate student in the same flat.

Am I allowed to live with a partner or friend? How much will it cost?

Two people can share some of the bigger studios at properties, which will add an additional £100 per week to the rent. Please contact us directly if this is something students like to organize. Please note, both inhabitants need to be full-time students, studying at least 20 hours per week.

Now that I don’t have access to the roost payments portal, how do I make rent payments?

If students are ready to pay their next installment or are catching up on an old payment, students can now make this via bank transfer.

How do I contact students about a maintenance item or repair?

The management site team is still around to assist with these requests - Please can students visit Reception to report a repair or maintenance request.

How do I collect my parcels?

The Parcel Tracker is still up and running, no changes here! Please use the same app and collect via Reception as usual.

I haven’t rebooked my room yet – can I still do this?

Management created some new flyers and posters with this information included, but just in case – come and speak to the team at Reception who will be more than happy to help students rebook.

Do I need a guarantor?

Accommodation needs details for a guarantor for every lease, even if students intend to pay in 1 installment. This is because management will take responsibility for any unpaid arrears or damage during their tenancy period. Students guarantor will need to be someone who is not in full-time education, or living in student housing.

Who can be my guarantor?

A student guarantor can be anyone not currently in full-time education. Accommodation do not need to be a UK resident either. Most residents use a parent, guardian, or family member. However, please note students can NOT act as their own guarantor.

Is there an age limit for booking the accommodation?

As a minimum age requirement, all Canvas residents need to have been or have turned 18 during their tenancy with us. This is due to the legally binding tenancy agreement that each resident is required to sign before arrival. Accommodation has no upper age limits, so long as the resident is in full-time education for the duration of their stay.

Do accommodation offer any discounts?

If students do pay in 1 installment, their total amount payable will be 2% cheaper than if students choose to pay in 2 installments. If students pay in 4 installments, their total amount payable will be 2% more expensive than if students choose, to pay in 2 installments.

What appliances and furniture are included in my room?

All rooms come with a bed, desk and chair. Extras such as kettles, toasters and lamps are not provided.

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Manchester Student Accommodation

For students considering Manchester student accommodation, this cosmopolitan city offers an array of choices for off-campus housing. Choosing student accommodation in Manchester provides a level of freedom, independence, and immersion in the local community that typically exceeds on-campus living options. This is where amber comes in, providing a comprehensive solution to meet the diverse accommodation needs of students in Manchester in the UK. These accommodations range from private studios to shared apartments, all varying in room types to suit individual preferences and needs.

Amber offers a vast selection of high-quality student accommodation in Manchester tailored to the unique preferences and budgets of students. All student flats in Manchester are strategically located near major universities like UCFB Etihad Campus, University of Law, INTO, dBs Institute Manchester, and Arden University.  Additionally, many of these student apartments in Manchester feature dedicated study areas, communal lounges, and recreational facilities, fostering a balanced lifestyle and an enriching student experience. A few best student housing in Manchester include Moss Court, Canvas Manchester, and MSV South.

About Manchester

Situated in the Northwest of England, this historic city holds a significant place in the heritage of the United Kingdom. Nestled along the banks of the River Irwell, this metropolitan area radiates beauty and charm. Manchester's prominence extends beyond its historical significance. It serves as a vital hub for the country, boasting a thriving economy, robust transportation networks, and a vibrant cultural scene. Its strategic location allows for easy connectivity with neighbouring cities like Huddersfield and Halifax. The city's unique blend of past and present, shaped by its economic and wartime heritage, offers a captivating fusion of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Every year, over 96,200 students choose this city as their educational destination, with 17,500 hailing from different parts of the world. The Imperial War Museum North, Manchester Cathedral, National Football Museum, and Chinatown are among the renowned sites that draw thousands of visitors each year. Also, you will find stellar options for student accommodation near Manchester Metropolitan University. Manchester's universities, including esteemed institutions like the Manchester School of Art, Arden University, BIMM, and BPP University, offer a diverse range of programs spanning various disciplines. With its compelling blend of history, culture, and world-class education, Manchester continues to captivate both travellers and students alike with its incredible options for student accommodation in Manchester, leaving an indelible mark as a city that embraces perfection.

Best Student Accommodation in Manchester

Relocating to Manchester for your studies presents an exciting chapter, and finding the perfect student accommodation is a significant aspect of this new journey. Off-campus housing in Manchester offers students the chance to embrace independence, often proving to be a more affordable option than on-campus alternatives. Manchester is an ideal choice for students, as it is home to numerous esteemed institutions and universities. Amber offers a range of student accommodation in Manchester, matching the high standards of infrastructure found in the city and its surrounding areas. Here are some top recommendations for student flats in Manchester and some of the most comfortable choices for private student accommodation in Manchester:

1. City Edge Manchester

2. MSV South, Manchester

3. iQ Manchester Gardens

4. Manchester Student Village

5. iQ Lambert & Fairfield House

6. Vita Student Circle Square

6. Vita Student First Street

7. Manchester Court

8. Oxney House & Gardens

9. Moss Court Manchester

10. Sir Charles Groves Hall

Cost of Living in Manchester

When it comes to the cost of living in Manchester, several factors shape the overall expenses. Student housing is a significant factor, with rent and property prices varying depending on the area and proximity to the city centre. The type of student accommodation in Manchester, whether it's a shared flat, a studio, or a larger apartment, also influences housing costs. Understanding the cost of living in Manchester is crucial for students to manage their budgets and lifestyle choices effectively. On average, students can anticipate a monthly cost ranging from £1,000 to £1,300. Additionally, the cost of essential goods and services, such as groceries, utilities, and transportation, can fluctuate based on one's lifestyle choices and location within the city. Furthermore, factors like transportation costs, whether relying on public transit or personal vehicles, can have a substantial impact on monthly expenses. Below are the expenses you might incur while staying in Manchester.

1. Off-Campus Accommodation: £760 - £800 per month

2. Food: £470 - £500 per month

3. Groceries: £120 - £140 per month

4. Transportation: £80 - £100 per month

5. Entertainment: £40 - £60 per month

6. Clothes: £70 - £80 per month

7. Sports & Leisure: £30-£60 per month

8. Utilities (including WiFi): £40-£60 per month

Student Travel in Manchester

When selecting student accommodation in Manchester, one significant factor that needs consideration is ease of travel. Located in the heart of Greater Manchester, the city provides a plethora of public transport options that are efficient and reliable, ensuring students can navigate the metropolis with little to no hassle. To help you out, below is a list of some of the major transport systems and their average fares:

1. Metrolink

Known as the tram service, it links major areas of the city and is a favoured mode for quick and frequent travel. Tram fares can vary, but students can take advantage of season tickets that significantly reduce the cost per ride. The "get me there" smart card provides a contactless way to travel without needing to buy a paper ticket each time. The average tram fare in Manchester is £3.80.

2. Train

This city has a dedicated metro rail system covering Victoria and Piccadilly Station. These stations are concisely well-connected train stations, so students staying at amber-provided student accommodation in Manchester won't have to worry about travelling to nearby cities on weekends. The average train fare is £19.

3. Bus

Manchester's extensive bus network connects the entire city. Students usually opt for the Stagecoach or First Manchester buses, which offer frequent services across various routes. A single bus fare starts at approximately £1.50, with daily, weekly, and monthly passes available at discounted rates. With the System One travel card, students can access unlimited travel not just on buses but on trams and trains as well.  Hundreds of local bus stops are at every corner of the city, designed to cater to local, national, and international travellers.

4. Cycling

Manchester is becoming increasingly cycle-friendly, with dedicated lanes and bike hire schemes such as Mobike. Cycling is sometimes the quickest way to navigate the city, and it's free if you own a bike. Otherwise, affordable bike hire options are available, offering both health benefits and savings on transport costs.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Manchester

Manchester, a vibrant hub of culture and innovation, presents students with a unique blend of academic excellence and urban excitement. With an array of trendy cafes and eateries, Manchester caters to a variety of tastes and preferences. The Northern Quarter is a favourite among students, known for its bohemian vibes and eclectic coffee shops, perfect for study sessions or social meetups. Authentic food joints like This & That offer budget-friendly, hearty meals, while HOME serves as a cultural hotspot with its art-house cinema and theatre. Manchester's student nightlife is equally vibrant, boasting numerous bars and clubs that offer exclusive student nights. The Deaf Institute, with its indie anthems, is a student accommodation in Manchester staple, whereas Fifth Nightclub tempts with its themed events. For a more relaxed experience, head over to The Font, renowned for its affordable cocktails and quirky decor. Recreational spots around Manchester provide a welcome break from academic rigours. Platt Fields Park and Whitworth Park are within easy reach for a stroll or a picnic with friends. Meanwhile, Peel Park, located near the Salford campus, is an excellent green space for outdoor activities. Manchester's calendar is dotted with music and cultural festivals that inject a dynamic spirit into student accommodation in Manchester. From the world-famous Manchester International Festival to the vibrant Pride celebrations, there's always an event to look forward to, ensuring the student experience here is never dull. Those who appreciate serene waterfronts can enjoy the picturesque River Irwell, which boasts a natural beauty that is sure to captivate Instagram enthusiasts. If you have chosen this city for your study abroad experience, rest assured that as a newcomer, you have nothing to worry about. With Manchester student accommodation being as diverse as the city itself, every student can find their perfect home base to explore, learn, and grow in this remarkable corner of the world.

Manchester Tourist Attractions

From historic landmarks to contemporary art galleries, each attraction tells a tale of Manchester's diverse character. With so many captivating tourist attractions and things to do in Manchester, it's no wonder the city is among the most admired cities in the world. Around 20 million tourists visit Manchester every year. Students can easily Immerse themselves in the local culture, sports enthusiasm, and artistic innovation that make these locales must-visit spots. Some famous attractions in Manchester include:

1. Museum of Science and Industry

2. People's History Museum

3. Knowsley Safari Park

4. The John Rylands Library

5. Manchester Opera House

6. Manchester Art Gallery

7. Etihad Stadium

8. Heaton Park

Universities in Manchester

Many well-known and respectable universities in and around Manchester provide various degrees and courses to students. With a large international student population, Manchester caters to diverse needs. Manchester is also among the best student cities in the world. Below is a list of some popular universities in Manchester:

1. University of Law

2. Arden University

3. BIMM, Manchester

4. BPP University

5. University of Manchester

6. Manchester Metropolitan University

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