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Greetham Street, Portsmouth
Classic Ensuite - Bedroom
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Greetham Street, Portsmouth

Greetham St, Portsmouth, PO5 4FB, United Kingdom
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Vending machine
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About the Property

Greetham Street Portsmouth located in PO5 4FB is a fantastic student residence in Portsmouth. This student accommodation has a selection of studio, private, and communal apartments. There are a variety of elegant studios and ensuites available, all completely furnished and equipped with en-suite bathrooms and fitted kitchens. The University of Portsmouth is only a short walkable distance walk away, while Highbury College is a short walkable distance away from Greetham Street, too.

Greetham Street Portsmouth is a vibrant student residence in Portsmouth that provides students with an unforgettable experience. Although it is not expensive to locate student housing in Portsmouth or accommodations, it can be difficult to find spaces that are designed with the student's requirements in mind. Popular locations and significant colleges are reachable from Greetham Street Portsmouth. If you are looking to explore the culture and all the things to do in the city, Greetham Street, as well as the Greetham Street halls, are the perfect place for you to begin your journey. Portsmouth is known for its seaside views and locales, as the name suggests, and Greetham Street halls give you the perfect avenue to live in while enjoying the sea breeze. Amber has some of the best student accommodations in the city, such as Chaucer House, Portsmouth, Stanhope House, Portsmouth, and Rosalind Franklin Halls, Portsmouth. The furnished Greetham Street Halls come complete with a fitted kitchen, smart TV, bed, and en suite, giving you all the luxuries at a low cost.


Greetham Street Portsmouth is a student accommodation in Portsmouth that is well-placed and has excellent amenities, providing students with another experience. The rooms at Greetham Street are designed with students' comfort and convenience in mind. Each room is equipped with a cosy bed featuring under-bed storage for efficient use of space. A desk and chairs are provided to create a dedicated study area, while a wardrobe and curtains offer ample storage and privacy. Additional amenities include a bedside table, fridge freezer, washbasin, microwave oven, cooking hobs, dustpan and brush, mop and bucket, vacuum cleaner, and stools. The wardrobe, curtains, breakfast bar, and noticeboard give Greetham Halls Portsmouth the well-renowned personality it carries. The sofa, stools, vacuum cleaner, ventilation system, bathroom mirror, and toilet are placed conveniently so the students at Greetham halls Portsmouth do not face any issues whatsoever. The toilet also features a toilet-roll holder, and a dustpan and brush.  In addition, each room is well-connected with wi-fi. These facilities ensure that students have everything they need for a comfortable and productive stay at Greetham Street.

Greetham Street Portsmouth goes beyond room amenities and offers a range of common facilities to enrich the student lifestyle. The accommodation provides a welcoming and sociable atmosphere with spaces for students to interact and unwind. Students can enjoy the company of fellow residents in the common areas, fostering a sense of community. To ensure cleanliness and convenience, the accommodation provides laundry facilities for residents to take care of their washing needs. The bike storage, vending machine, and recycling services are all  great at keeping the students’ needs in check. The outdoor social space and communal study space are the favourites of anyone living on Greetham Street. The common amenities at Greetham Street create an environment where students can socialize, relax, and make the most of their university experience.

Location and What's Hot?

Located at Greetham Street, this Portsmouth accommodation houses 830 students every year. Living in Greetham Street halls is quite convenient as you are a mere 10-minute walk from the city centre. Greetham Street is not only great at what it offers the students in terms of amenities but also what it offers them in terms of proximity to important student attractions and locations. For example, institutions such as the University of Portsmouth and Highbury College are located at short distances and could be considered quite walkable. Not only are the institutes walkable, but it is also close to some popular public transport options in Portsmouth.

One can explore the beautiful seaside city with a bunch of transportation options, each with its own charm. If you are a foodie who loves exploring local eateries, definitely check out The John Jacques, where you can grab a pint and watch the latest football matches with your mates, or you can head on out to Peking Taste or order in for its impeccable street food options, or perhaps check out Kens Kebabs and Speedy Pizza for lip-smacking kebabs and pizzas, as the name suggests. For all your shopping needs, Greetham halls Portsmouth is right at your service with popular stores such as Primark, GAME Portsmouth in Sports Direct and ALDI. If, after all this, you wish to spend some time in nature, you can visit these national parks near Greetham halls Portsmouth, such as The Top Field, Milton Locks Nature Reserve, and Victoria Park. To freshen up your brain and give it a good workout, check out these museums near Greetham Street halls: Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery, Mary Rose Museum, Cumberland House Natural History Museum, and the D-Day Museum.


Greetham Street in Portsmouth is easily accessible by public transportation. Station Street (Stop J) is the nearest bus stop, which is just a short walk away. There are several methods to get about Portsmouth, as well as in and out of the city. Portsmouth has four mainline train stations: Hilsea, Fratton, Portsmouth, Southsea, and Portsmouth Harbour. A regular boat voyage via rail lines will set you back £9.00. The cheapest single-trip bus fare begins at £2.70. Portsmouth has frequent ferry services to the Isle of Wight, the Channel Islands, France, and Spain. If you want to spend some time sightseeing, you can get a day return ticket from Portsmouth to Ryde on the Isle of Wight for as low as £12!

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wi-Fi (average speeds of 110Mb/s)
Management's App

Common Amenities

Bike storage
Vending machine
Printing(extra charge)
Outdoor social space

Cancellation Policies (4)

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

Payment Policies (4)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

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 Portsmouth

Portsmouth Student Accommodation

Portsmouth is known for its vibrance and liveliness, which caters to personalities of all types and fulfils everyone's hobbies and interests. The city houses the renowned University of Portsmouth, which is committed to helping you achieve your desired goals. If you wish to live in a coastal area where you can find the beach just a few steps away, Portsmouth is the place. Knowing all the above-stated facts, if you have decided to relocate to Portsmouth, we are here to guide you in this completely new territory.

If you're looking for the perfect student accommodation in Portsmouth, you've come to the right place. Amber will assist you in finding student accommodation in Portsmouth, from luxurious to affordable, based on your preferences and budget. The city's housing infrastructure is built keeping everyone's needs and wants in mind. The Portsmouth student accommodation can be further segregated into Halls of Residence, Private Halls of Residence, and Private Housing. Private student accommodations in Portsmouth include relaxed, lavish, affordable en-suites, studios, and shared apartments that contain all bills. Some of the best options for student accommodation in Portsmouth include Collegiate Crown Place, Portsmouth, Chaucer House, Portsmouth, Collegiate St James Street, Portsmouth, Greetham Street, Portsmouth, and Collegiate Earlsdon Street, Portsmouth.

About Portsmouth

If you enjoy the sea, the city might be the place for you. As the name suggests, it is a port city based on the South Coast of England. It is the only island city in the whole UK. The town is on Portsea Island, a small peninsula sandwiched between two English Channel inlets: Portsmouth Harbour to the west and Langstone Harbour to the east. Portsmouth's naval depot and Royal Dockyard are located on the peninsula's southwestern tip, while Southsea is on the peninsula's southern tip. Moreover, it is home to the world-renowned Royal Navy and is a tourist visitor destination. Some of the UK's high-profile companies, such as BAE system, IBM, Pall Corporation and EADS Astrium, are situated in Portsmouth.

Portsmouth Harbour is shaped like a bottle, with Portsmouth on the east and Gosport on the west. Spithead, located at the eastern end of The Solent, which connects the English mainland to the offshore Isle of Wight, is where the harbour opens. It has a population of around 251,169 people, out of which 25,000 students attend universities, especially the University of Portsmouth. In April 2015, it was named among the top 100 modern universities in the world. Several local colleges in Portsmouth, including Highbury College, which specialises in vocational education, have the authority to provide degrees for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Best Student Accommodation In Portsmouth

If you're planning on moving to Portsmouth for higher education, choosing student accommodation in Portsmouth is one of the most crucial decisions you'll have to make. When you are looking for student accommodation in Portsmouth, you should pay attention to what area you are looking to reside in. When you have a calm and quiet study place, productivity while learning will directly increase. Amber provides some of the best off-campus Portsmouth student accommodation in student-friendly neighbourhoods in the city centre; all you have to do is choose a location, select amenities and match the price. Here is a list of the best options for student accommodation in Portsmouth:

  1. Collegiate Middle Street, Portsmouth
  2. Stanley Studios, Portsmouth
  3. Margaret Rule Hall, Portsmouth
  4. Collegiate Crown Place, Portsmouth
  5. Chaucer House, Portsmouth
  6. Collegiate St James Street, Portsmouth
  7. Greetham Street, Portsmouth
  8. Collegiate Earlsdon Street, Portsmouth.

Cost Of Living

Portsmouth is known for having a lower cost of living than other major United Kingdom cities. It provides a reasonable standard of living for both residents and students, from housing to daily expenses. Understanding the cost of living in Portsmouth is crucial for students and newcomers looking to budget effectively. Listed below is an overview of Portsmouth's cost of living.

  1. Food & Groceries - £100 - £130/month
  2. Utility Bills (Electricity, Heating) - £68 - £75/month
  3. Internet: £26 - £35/month
  4. Transportation: Monthly pass - £65/month
  5. Cinema Ticket: £7/ person

Student Travel Portsmouth

While studying overseas, travelling around is one of the most important factors. Students require a quick and convenient mode of transport to make their daily commute manageable. Thankfully, there are numerous ways to navigate from your student accommodation in Portsmouth. It is important to note that the cost of travel varies depending on the service.

1. Train

There are four mainline train stations in Portsmouth: Hilsea, Fratton, Portsmouth and Southsea, and Portsmouth Harbour. The city is connected to London Waterloo by two direct South Western Railway routes via Guildford and Basingstoke. A routine ferry ride along rail links will cost you £9.00.

2. Bus

Portsmouth's bus routes are served by two major bus companies: Stagecoach and First Bus. National Express and Megabus operate lengthy coach services from the coach and bus interchange at The Hard in Portsea, next to Portsmouth Harbour train station. The most inexpensive single-trip bus fare starts at £2.70.

3. Ferry

There are regular ferry crossings from Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight, the Channel Islands, France, and Spain. If you wish to spend some time exploring, you can get a day return ticket and ride from Portsmouth to Ryde on the Isle of Wight for as little as GBP 10.30. For more information on getting to the Isle of Wight, visit the Wightlink website and Brittany Ferries' websites for the Channel Islands, France, and Spain.

4. Walking/Cycling

Walking or cycling to your destination is one of the best ways to get around the city. Not only do you get to keep your fitness in check, you also get the opportunity to discover hidden gems of the city through exploration from your student accommodation in Portsmouth UK.

Student Living And Lifestyle In Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a vibrant island city with gorgeous beaches and numerous independent cafes around every corner. You'll be greeted with a lively environment and great community spirit in a city that carries a maritime history. The city is alive with energy, with many excellent and enjoyable places to visit and lively pubs, bars, and delectable restaurants. Catherine House, Middle Street, Earlsdon Street, Trafalgar Hall, and Chaucer House are among the best places to live in the city.

Drama students from Portsmouth have performed at venues such as the New Theatre Royal and the Portsmouth Guildhall. The best place to visit art galleries is in Old Portsmouth. The Portsmouth Student Union is led by inspirational students who inspire other students. The union also provides students access to over 200 thought-provoking activities, and they can join any group based on their interests. Adding to the varied range of shops, Gunwharf is home to a diverse scope of food outlets, ranging from quick nibbles to exquisite evening meals. Visit the cafes, bars, restaurants, and pubs on Albert Road. You will not be disheartened by the presence of independent restaurants that are extremely popular in the city, such as Gin & Olive and Nicholson's Tapas. Adding to all these exciting attractions, students studying at the University of Portsmouth have it best as they are welcome to take a stroll on the beautiful beaches and Southsea Common, given it is close to the university.

Portsmouth Tourist Attractions

This cathedral city has seen some very important inventions and firsts in the history of our civilization. Along with this, the city has a lot of places to visit and explore, which makes travelling in the city fascinating. You'll find plenty of tourist attractions surrounding the options for student accommodation in Portsmouth that we provide. Living in Portsmouth, you just don't want to miss out on these tourist attractions:

  1. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
  2. Spinnaker Tower
  3. Mary Rose Museum
  4. HMS Warrior
  5. Southsea Castle
  6. Canoe Lake
  7. Royal Garrison Church
  8. Old Portsmouth

Universities In Portsmouth

Portsmouth has some of the top universities in the United Kingdom. All of our student accommodation in Portsmouth is located just a few minutes away from the top universities in Portsmouth. Many of their academic programmes draw students from throughout the world. Given below are the top universities in Portsmouth:

  1. Highbury College
  2. University of Portsmouth
  3. University of Southampton
  4. Southampton Solent University
  5. University of Winchester
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