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Foundry 2, Loughborough
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Foundry 2, Loughborough

Woodgate, Loughborough, LE11 2TN, United Kingdom
0 mi from City Center
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About the Property

Make yourself at home by choosing this popular student accommodation in Loughborough! Foundry 2 offers you with a wide range of studios and en-suite rooms that have been designed to help you make the most of your time at university. Loughborough College and Loughborough University are less than 30 minutes from the property. 

Features

Every room here comes with a cosy bed, a wardrobe, a study desk, and plenty of storage for all your belongings. You'll find a lot of utilities like an on-site management team to help you throughout your stay; secure access & CCTV across the building, and free high-speed Wi-Fi to make your stay more hassle-free than ever. Furthermore, top-notch amenities like a communal room, a games room, and outdoor space where you can hang out with your friends after a long day. 

Location and What's Hot?

At Foundry 2 you'll find yourself surrounded by plenty of fantastic restaurants and pubs, like The Moon & Bell-JD Whetherspoon Restaurant and The Organ Grinder Pub. You'll also find the TESCO Express Supermarket just within walking distance from the property, making your last-minute grocery shopping very convenient. 

Commute

With the nearby New Street Bus Stop just 2 minutes and Loughborough Train Station 18 minutes away, the property is very conveniently connected to public transport. 

What will you get

Bills Included

Wifi
Water
Electricity
Heating

Common Amenities

Central Heating
Bike Storage
Laundry Room
Recycling
Common Room
TV (communal)

Cancellation Policies (5)

  • Cooling off period
    Free booking cancellation in stipulated time
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  • No visa no pay
    Free Cancellation if student visa is not secured
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  • No place no pay
    Cancellation policy if admission not confirmed
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Payment Policies (4)

  • Booking deposit
    Secure booking with this amount
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  • Payment instalment plan
    Flexible payment terms
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  • Mode of payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes
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Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if I left something in my room after I have checked out?

Once you have left your room and checked out you should have taken all of your items with you, therefore all the items left behind are disposed of without liability.  You must ensure that all of your items are taken with you.

When will I get my deposit back?

Your deposit will be returned to you within 30 days of the end of your tenancy, if there are any deductions then you will be alerted to this. You will be contacted by the DPS to arrange the return.

What happens after I have checked out?

Following your departure the onsite team will conduct an inspection of your room and communal areas, they will check this against the check in inspection (and inventory form completed).  If there are any issues or damages then they will then contact you with information on damages and charges.

Can you store my luggage for me once I have left?

No.  they are not able to store any items following your departure so you will need to take them all with you, or organise for a storage company to assist

Can I leave my items in my room if I have rebooked for next year?

If you have rebooked for next year however your current tenancy ends before the beginning of your next tenancy, then you will need to speak to the onsite team to have a summer short stay tenancy to fill in this gap.

I forgot to add something onto my inventory form, will I be charged?

Yes most likely you will be, the inventory form is sent out so that you can add any issues when you move in.  The onsite team also do a full inspection of the rooms prior to your arrival. Please do speak to your onsite team if you have any questions

An item in the kitchen has been broken, will I be charged for it?

they do not charge for damages in the rooms and communal areas.  In the kitchen this is a shared space with shared responsibilities and unless one person takes full responsibility (and therefore the full charge), then this will be split between all people in the cluster.

What do I need to do to check out?

You will need to ensure that your room (and kitchen) is left clean, tidy and free of waste.  All of your items need to be removed, with the room left in the same condition that you found it You simply then will need to sign at Reception to say that you have left

What is the latest time for my check out?

You will need to check with the onsite team in advance of your checkout, usually the check out time is 14:00

When am I due to check out?

Your latest check out date is the end date of your tenancy.  You are able to leave prior to your tenancy end date, you will just need to sign at Reception to inform the onsite property team that you have left and do not intend on returning.

When will the onsite team need access to my room / kitchen?

When access is required the onsite property team will give you prior notice. Regular maintenance and health and safety checks are required throughout the building, if regular access is required to your communal areas then you will be informed either in your welcome pack or on the noticeboard in your kitchen

When are the room inspections?

As a part of your tenancy you will have inspections 3 / 4 times a year, these are organised by the onsite team who will give you prior notice.

My room does not look exactly like the website can I move?

All of the images on their website show the representation of the rooms and room types in the accommodation, and are for marketing purposes only.  Your room will have the same fixtures, fittings and equipment although it may be in a slightly different set up or layout.

Can I have friends stay over with me overnight?

With them you truly are home, therefore your guests are more than welcome to stay over with you.  they would ask that you let both the onsite team know, and also take into consideration your flatmates. You are solely responsible for your guests, and you would be liable if they cause any complaints or damage.

Do I have to be there when my post is delivered?

Our team are more than happy to assist you with this, you will need to agree to them signing for your post when arriving.  they will take in your parcels, store them safely and let you know when you have an item to collect when collecting you will need to make sure that you have your ID with you! they can only hold your parcels for 14 days before they must return them, as they have very limited space to store items

How do I have my post delivered?

You will need to ensure that your post is labelled correctly; YOUR NAME, YOUR ROOM ACCOMMODATION NAME 1ST LINE OF ADDRESS CITY POSTCODE This information is available from your tenancy agreement, or in your welcome pack

What is included in my room?

they provide all the basic furniture that you will need for your stay with us, including bed, desk, wardrobe etc.  they do not provide bedding, linen or kitchen items.

Do I need to let you know when I am checking in?

You will be sent an email from your property team asking for this information, this is so they can prepare for your arrival and have someone available to check you in faster after your journey they do recommend that you let them know

Can someone else check in for me?

No. You have to be able to present your ID and sign for your key yourself, even if you are going to be late you need to be present to check in

What do I need to do to check in?

Once your tenancy has been completed and co-signed you will be looking to move to the next step moving in!  you will need to ensure that your first instalment (or full payment if you are paying upfront) is paid before you will be able to check in.  You will need to bring your ID with you too!

Can I pay by bank transfer?

If you are an international student and unable to pay via Direct Debit or card then they are able to offer the option of a bank transfer.  Please note that many banks charge a transfer fee, and you will need to ensure that the money sent will need to cover both the fee and the full rental payment. If you are wishing to pay via bank transfer you will need to contact their team for bank details.

Can I pay in instalments?

If you have a UK guarantor then you are able to choose between 4 or 9 instalments, if you do not have a guarantor then you will need to pay in full and prior to your arrival

How do I sign my tenancy?

The tenancy agreements are sent out to you via  their tenancy portal StuRents.  You will be emailed with a link to your agreement where you will be asked to upload your ID (passport) and student ID (this can be your offer letter), and then simply sign!

When can I check into my room?

Your room is cleaned, prepared, and ready for you from the start of your tenancy with us.  You do not have to check in on the start date of your tenancy agreement, but your room and the team will be there to help you!

Arrival Packs?

They do not provide additional items for rooms or kitchens, however if you are wanting to organise for items to be delivered and ready for you at your accommodation then UniKitOut would be able to assist you – click here to view your options, and get ready to join us!


What Utilities are Included in my AST?

Please see your AST for full details – a reasonable usage of gas, water, electricity and internet are included in your rental payments.  Please note that unreasonable or excessive usage of such services can and will be recharged to the tenant.

A TV license is also required to be provided by the tenant for any personal use, Property provides the communal area license.


Am I Liable to Pay Council? My Contract does not include it

As a full time student, you are considered as exempt by the local Councils – however as with all residential properties this must be proven once you have registered at your chosen University.  When you have registered your course you will need to liaise with your ‘Student Services’ team to get your ‘Council Tax Exemption Certificate’ which must be presented to your accommodation team.  Without proof of Council Tax exemption you will be liable to pay in full

How do I report a maintenance issue?

Within 7 days of your arrival you will be sent an inventory form to complete, any issues that you may find can be reported on this to the property staff – they can then look into getting these issues rectified for you.

If you have any issues during the year, then you can log these via the StuRents App, this lets the property team know about any issues – please remember they will need access permission to get this sorted for you!

Maintenance issues will be completed;

Priority OneEmergency repairs – are completed, and or made safe, within 24 hours of a report of a defect

Priority TwoUrgent Repairs – are completed within five working days of report of the defect

Priority ThreeNon-Urgent Repairs – are completed within 28 days of a report of a defect


When do I provide my Council Tax Exemption Certificate

When you have registered for your course at your chosen University you will need to speak to your ‘Student Services’ team to get your ‘Council Tax Exemption Certificate’.  This should be presented to your accommodation team within 7 days of your registration, without this you will be liable for your Council Tax payments.


What happens if I dont pay my rent?

You are required to pay your rent in line with your tenancy agreement, however if your student finance does not align with your 4 instalment option, then please contact your accommodation team directly who will be able to assist you further.

If you do not pay your rent, then Property follows a 3 stage debt process*, therefore they recommend that you speak to your accommodation team in the first instance if you are having any financial issues before these proceedings begin.  Your University does also have financial aid for students experiencing financial difficulty and it would be advisable to speak to them directly.

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Student Accomodations in Loughborough

Loughborough Student Accommodation

Loughborough is a pleasant market town in Leicestershire, close to Derby, Nottingham, and the East Midlands Airport. It is well-known for its educational universities as well as its extensive collection of antique artifacts and architecture. Loughborough University and Loughborough College are both located here, with approximately 18,000 students enrolled in these universities' undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, making it easier to find accommodation in

Loughborough. Students look for student accommodation in Loughborough, which is not very far from the universities and also provides easy access to the rest of the city. Amber provides several student accommodation in Loughborough, which ensures a comfortable student stay. The city comprises everything from excellent accommodation to pocket-friendly Loughborough student accommodation. Loughborough student accommodation options consist of comfortable yet budget-friendly ensuites, studios, and shared apartments, including all the bills. Loughborough student accommodation options are also available for short-term tenancies. These student accommodation options offer several amenities and services which take care of students' needs, which one might require while settling in the city. Waterways, The Holt, Foundry 1, and  William Morris Hall are a few recommended Loughborough student accommodation options.

About Loughborough

Loughborough, a quaint town in Leicestershire's Charnwood Borough, has all the makings of a quiet and peaceful lifestyle. It is located just outside the Nottinghamshire border and a short distance from the East Midlands Airport, providing easy access to the surrounding cities. Charnwood Museum, one of the largest museums in town, houses various exhibits dating back centuries that reflect the area's natural history. The Carillon War Memorial is one of the famous landmarks in Queens Park. The Pedestrianised Market Place and Market Street are the center of the city's shopping area, which maintains several original Art Deco buildings, and one of the buildings is home to the town's Odeon Cinema. The city experiences cool summers and mild winters as Loughborough experiences a maritime climate similar to most of the British Isles. A few universities one would want to be a part of are Loughborough University and Loughborough College. Where amber can also help with Loughborough University and off-campus Loughborough accommodation. Loughborough is a lively market town with a vibrant student population and plenty going on in and around the beautiful campus and town. Leicester is only ten minutes away by train, and with its fantastic live sports action, arts, culture, and restaurant scene, giving the best of both worlds. Nottingham and Derby are also nearby, as are some fantastic outdoor activities in the Peak District, Beacon Hill, and Bradgate Park.

Best Student Accommodation in Loughborough

One usually looks for comfortable and budget-friendly student accommodation in Loughborough. All of these student apartments in Loughborough come with attractive interiors and modern facilities that make the stay of students more comfortable and convenient from their respective universities. Students usually prefer accommodations that are centrally located, which can save travel time. Amber offers various student accommodations in Loughborough that take care of student needs by offering several amenities and services. Still, the welcoming and comfortable ambience of this new place can facilitate a smooth and enjoyable transition. Here are some of the best student accommodation in Loughborough.

1. Waterways

2. The Holt

3. Foundry 1

4. William Morris Halls

5. Study Inn Lemyngton Street

6. Kingfisher Halls

7. Foundry 2

8. Asha House

9. Forest Court

10. Luxurio

Cost of Living in Loughborough

Living in Loughborough as a student is equal to saving money, as the cost of living in Loughborough is not very expensive. Students are recommended to have a budget of £700-£1000 per month, including all living and other personal expenses. Here is a rough estimate for the cost of living expenses one might face in Loughborough:

1. Food: £30 - £70 per week

2. Gas and Electricity: £25 - £50 per week

3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £15 - £30 per week

4. Dinner at a Restaurant: £70 -  £150 per week

5. Laundry: £15 - £25 per week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £30 per week

7. Clothing: £40 - £75 per month

8. Travel (Buses, Trains, Trams): £40 - £150 per month

Student Travel Loughborough

Navigating Loughborough as a student relies heavily on understanding the available transit to access classes, events, and sights. The routes in Loughborough are well-connected and offer a high coverage of the rest of the city. Students can explore the rest of the city via public transport. The frequency of the buses/trains is quite high. The bus stops and train stations are easily accessible from the accommodations in Loughborough.

1. Bus

Arriva Midlands and Kinchbus operate local buses in Loughborough, while Centrebus and Nottingham City Transport provide long-distance services to Melton Mowbray and Nottingham.. Kinchbus is a handy way to book tickets where one can buy a single trip from the driver, but the best way to save money is to get a Kinchkard. You can buy a 10-trip Kinchkard or a 28-day unlimited Kinchkard from your Kinchbus driver or online. The top-up amount will be up to £30

2. Train

East Midlands Railway operates routes south to Leicester, Bedford, Luton, and London St Pancras stations and north to Lincoln, Derby, Sheffield, Leeds, and York stations on the Midland Main Line. EMR services have your back, you can easily get to Loughborough from London St Pancras from Sheffield, Nottingham, and Leicester within a few hours.

3. Cycling

Cycling is enjoyable, inexpensive, healthy, and environmentally friendly. Many students choose to ride their bikes to and from universities. In the United Kingdom, cyclists must ride on the left side of the road and cannot use footpaths unless there is a clearly marked cycle lane.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Loughborough

Loughborough is considered one of the most beautiful of all, with amazing architecture and academic universities; Loughborough makes one feel at home and loved. Not just the educational hub, but Loughborough has some exciting things for international students. With its wide selection of eateries, cafes, and pubs, Loughborough has a lot to offer students who choose to stay in the town.

Weekends are great times to visit Queens Park and stroll through the lovely garden. There are several places to have fun in the town, but the most well-known is the Town Hall, which regularly organizes comedy shows, dancing performances, and theatrical productions, to name a few. Loughborough is very famous for its heritage buildings and museums. The city has a total of five museums, out of which Charnwood Museum is a centrally located and largest museum in the city. The Bell Foundry Museum is a two-floored museum that tells the tale of bell-making over the centuries. One can catch a glimpse of the city's history and culture by visiting art galleries like the Fine Art Gallery, Sock Gallery and Artspace. Students can visit some famous restaurants like La Favorita and Caravelli to try some amazing delicacies served by these restaurants. Students can visit Break Escape, an escape room where groups of students can solve mysteries and compete with other groups as well. Additionally, individuals can also hang out at the Climbing station and Laser Quest with their peers. From affordable costs of living to climate perks enabling year-round fun, Loughborough blends academic advancement and lifestyle enjoyment through diverse accommodation, hospitality, employment, and recreation, befitting student life milestones.

Loughborough Tourist Attractions

Loughborough is a university town in the Charnwood Forest, north of Leicester. This place will help students relax and spend some time away from their studies as well and will serve as a great rejuvenation for them. Some of the Loughborough tourist attractions are mentioned below:

1. Great Central Railway (GCR)

2. Loughborough Town Hall

3. Queen's Park

4. Charnwood Museum

5. Loughborough Carillon

6. John Taylor & Co Bell Foundry Museum

7. Art Deco Architecture

8. Whatton House and Gardens

Universities in Loughborough

Every year, several students travel to this city to pursue their education. The universities in Loughborough offer high-quality education and encourage students to take part in academic as well as extracurricular activities. The social clubs and societies give the students an opportunity to interact with students outside their respective courses. Some of the most famous universities in and near Loughborough include:

1. Loughborough University

2. Loughborough College

3. Leicester College

4. University Park Campus

5. Nottingham Trent University

6. University of Derby

7. Coventry University

8. The University of Nottingham (Sutton Bonington Campus)

9. De Montfort University

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