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Exchange Works, Sheffield
Basic Ensuite - Bedroom
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Exchange Works, Sheffield

Arundel St, Sheffield, S1 4RE, United Kingdom
0 mi from City Center
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About the Property

If you're hunting for the best student accommodation in Sheffield, Exchange Works is a splendid property that offers stylish ensuites and studio apartment needs with up to 7 bedrooms. This Sheffield student accommodation is located on Arundel St, S1 4RE. These student apartments are designed specifically for students, so you don't worry about carrying extra luggage. This Sheffield student accommodation is modern, making it a key feature of why students choose this student accommodation in Sheffield. Located on Leopold St. in the heart of the city, the accommodation is a walkable distance away from the University of Sheffield and an even shorter distance away from Sheffield Hallam University.

Known as the "City of Steel," it is stunning and offers a variety of things to do in Sheffield for student housing. Students searching for the best student accommodation in Sheffield can rest easy knowing that Exchange Works is the best catch. Students who are looking for apartments in Sheffield favour this property because of its convenient location in the heart of the city, making it easy for you to access all the things to do in Sheffield. Exchange Works Sheffield is a modern and stylish building with great amenities created especially for students. Located on Arundel Street, multiple recreational areas are available along with the city centre. As many prestigious colleges and universities are in close proximity to Exchange Works Sheffield, as well as a bunch of restaurants, tourist attractions and hangout spots that students can head to after a long day at work!

Features

Exchange Works Sheffield is a comfortable student accommodation that offers students stylish and modern apartments to fit their individual aesthetics. The property offers spacious, fully furnished, and well-lit rooms with a plush double bed and a bedside table where you can keep a bottle of water if you get thirsty at night; a fridge and wardrobe with ample storage space to place all your valuable stuff where you trust. The rooms also have desk chairs with other chairs for making the studying experience worth it and high-speed free wifi throughout the premises for your comfortable study sessions. Moreover, the property proves you with a vacuum cleaner, broom, bucket and mop to maintain a clean environment. For the room decor, you get curtains, an ironing board, a noticeboard, a sofa, and stools.

The washroom features bathroom mirrors, a ventilation system, a mirror, a toilet, a toilet roll holder, a towel rail and a washbasin to ensure you are always at your cleanest best.

Common amenities include communal study space, outdoor social space, and bike storage. The rent includes all the amenities, 24/7 security, CCTV, Fire System, secure access, maintenance support, onsite service team and contents insurance. It also has a variety of student accommodations alternatives, including studios, shared flats and ensuite rooms, giving you a platter of options for you to choose from. Students won't have to worry about the necessary as Exchange Works Sheffield is fully equipped and furnished accommodation.

In terms of common amenities, you can access on-site laundry and bike storage, along with Recycling and a vending machine. Thanks to this property, your commute to multiple famous places is short as it's located in the city centre, and that makes it easy for you to do things to do in Sheffield. If you're having difficulty making friends, the student housing will take care of it for you as the property often has social gatherings in the common room and outdoor area, making it a fantastic way of meeting new people.

Location and What's Hot?

Exchange Works, Sheffield, Hallam, is just a short walk from the University of Sheffield; this property is, without a doubt, a good choice for those looking for accommodation near the university as well as things to do in Sheffield. This way, students can save time on their commute and can have their extra 5 minutes of sleep. Sheffield Hallam University is also nearby, so students can easily save time and money on travelling.

In addition to the university, Exchange Works Sheffield has several incredible hangout places where students can chill out after classes. As Exchange Works Sheffield is located in the city centre, it's no surprise that it is surrounded by a ton of great clubs and cafes like the El Paso, Smoke BBQ, and The Street Food Chef Joro is one the best restaurants in Sheffield located just a 7 minutes drive away from this accommodation, so do give it a try. Recreational activities like rock climbing at the Foundry Rock Climbing Centre are for all trekking enthusiasts, while the National Videogame Museum is where you can learn to play different types of video games, from retro arcades to the most advanced VR games! If you like nature, check out Endcliffe Park, Graves Park, and Norfolk Heritage Park. One can even check out the rich history and culture of Sheffield with its beautiful museums, such as Kelham Island Museum, Weston Park Museum, and Millenium Gallery, for your weekly dose of inspiration.

Commute

The Exchange Works, Sheffield, has an excellent transportation system and is easily accessible. Exchange Works is one such student accommodation in Sheffield that is located close to the transit points right in the heart of the city, making it easier for students to travel.

The public bus is the best means of transit students can use. The First Bus and Stagecoach are two popular bus services you find students use.

The Sheffield city train station is a 5-minute drive from the accommodation for those looking to travel and explore outside the town. The tram network is well connected and can take you to each and every place in town without having to walk much. Castle Square stop is the nearest tram stop.

What will you get

Bills Included

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

Common Amenities

Communal study space
Recycling
Outdoor social space
Bike Storage
Common area
Vending machine

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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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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