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iQ The Brickworks, York
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iQ The Brickworks, York

Hallfield Rd, York, YO31 7AD, United Kingdom
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About the Property

One of York's sought-after student housing options, iQ The Brickworks York, situated at Hallfield Rd, York YO31 7AD, UK, is truly a prime choice for those seeking a comfortable and convenient living experience. This property offers a range of living spaces, including a Silver Accessible En Suite, Platinum Studio, Gold Studio, and more, all designed to accommodate the modern student's needs. Nearest to this student accommodation are prominent educational institutions like the University of York and St John University, making it a highly favourable student accommodation in York.

York is a historic city renowned for its rich heritage, illustrious educational institutions, and vibrant student life. This student accommodation in York, positions students perfectly to explore this picturesque city while pursuing academic excellence. With the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University within commutable distance, students residing here join a substantial population that contributes to the city's dynamic atmosphere. York's educational scene is notable for its diversity and impressive rankings, making campuses like Leeds Arts University and Leeds College of Music just a short journey away an attraction for students worldwide. Culturally significant elements such as the famous York Minster and the ancient city walls add to the appeal for those living here. By choosing this property, provided by IQ the Brickworks Student Accommodation, students not only secure top-notch amenities but also immerse themselves in a city known for its fusion of historical charm and contemporary student culture.

Features

Stepping into the world of higher education should be both exhilarating and comfortable, which is why it, stands apart when it comes to premium student accommodation in York. This prime property caters to the intricate needs of students with a variety of room options including the cozy Silver Accessible En suite, the extensive Platinum Studio, and the inviting Silver En suite, among others.

Every room at this student accommodation is designed with a modern student's lifestyle in mind.  Students also have access to Onsite Gym to keep themselves fit. 

When it's time to relax, it boasts exceptional common amenities. Whether one wants to lounge in the common social area, sweat it out in the gym & fitness center, or enjoy movie nights in the cinema room, this accommodation has it all. Practical needs are also well-covered with an on-site laundry facility and a calendar filled with social events to help residents unwind and connect.

The convenience of this student accommodation extends to its location, with proximity to various universities like the University of York and St John University. It is based in the heart of York and managed by the renowned this student accommodation group, students find a seamless blend of comfort, community, and accessibility at this student accommodation. .

Location and What's Hot?

Perfect for those studying at the University of York or St John University, this student accommodation offers an incredible blend of convenience and lifestyle. Tucked away in the historical and picturesque city of York, students at iQ The Brickworks York will find themselves in a buzzing nexus that combines rich heritage with modern living. Dine at the array of fabulous restaurants like Ambiente Tapas and Rustique, perfect for food enthusiasts keen to explore local and international flavors. Want a caffeine fix? Cafes like the 1341 Cafe Bar offer a cozy spot to study or catch up with friends.

For a taste of York's nightlife, popular bars such as Hotel du Vin York and Desinger Outlet York  are right at your fingertips, providing the perfect environment to unwind after a day of lectures. Ready to fill up your kitchen shelves? Be sure to visit Good food shop  or Cadbury Shop fresh local produce. And, if ever under the weather, the York Hospital is just outside your door, ensuring peace of mind when it comes to health concerns.

During your downtime, explore the greenery at Museum Gardens or take a stroll along the iconic York City Walls. History buffs will relish the close proximity to York Minster and the famous Jorvik Viking Centre. This student accommodation in York is not just a place to live, it's a hub from which you can experience the best that this vibrant city has to offer, with its must-see attractions and rich student life just outside the threshold of your new home.

Commute

When it comes to exploring York and reaching academic institutions with ease, students at iQ The Brickworks York are well-placed to make the most of the city’s transport links. The central location of this student accommodation ensures that essential public transport stops are readily accessible, offering a hassle-free experience for daily commutes. Traveling across York is convenient, with several bus routes running through nearby stops such as Merchantgate and Rail. For broader excursions or visits home, the York railway station lies within easy reach, bringing destinations far and wide to your doorstep. Ensuring that residents of this student accommodation can navigate their student life with ease, the connectivity of this location is a boon for both academic and leisure pursuits across the historic city of York.

Pet policy

Sadly, they do not allow pets . However, they make an exception for residents who require the assistance of a trained and registered Service Dog or Assistance Dog.

Any requests for emotional support animals that are prescribed by a licensed mental health professional are assessed on a case by case basis.

What will you get

Bills Included

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Common Amenities

Breakfast Bar
Parking Available (Subject To Availability)
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Close To Universities
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City Centre Location

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are sites secure?

Each site is covered by CCTV and has onsite security staff, with staff present 24 hours a day. There is also a digital entry system at each building. You should not allow people to ‘tailgate’ – that is, hold the door open for people behind you as you enter.

Can I book if I'm under 18?

Property does not accept parental responsibility for occupiers under the age of 18. they require that all tenants living at one of their properties in England and Wales to be over the age of 17 or turning 17 during the academic year booked to live at accommodation, and tenants living in their Scottish properties to be age 16 or over. Exceptions to this rule are available in selected cases through prior arrangement. If in doubt, please contact your preferred site and the team will be able to advise you.

Can I bring a TV?

If you want to bring a TV, check that your room has a TV point and don’t bring one larger than 21”. You can’t mount your TV on the wall, so make sure it’s free-standing. While all TVs provided by Property in communal areas accessed by all residents are covered by a TV Licence, you will need to buy your own licence if you bring your own TV or if there is one already in your room or shared kitchen & living area. If you’re unsure, please check with your site team. For details of licensing requirements regarding catch-up TV and online streaming, please refer to your resident handbook, ask your site team or contact TV Licensing.

Can I bring my bike?

Yes – most  sites have a secure bike store that is free to use for all residents. You will need to register and tag your bike with their team when you arrive.

Can I bring my car?

Some of their sites have limited parking, including in some cases disabled parking bays. However, as their locations are generally close to universities and local amenities, a car shouldn't really be necessary. If you do want to arrange parking, speak to your site team as soon as possible - any spaces available are likely to be reserved very quickly.

Can I bring pets?

Sadly, they do not allow pets at Property. However, they make an exception for residents who require the assistance of a trained and registered Service Dog or Assistance Dog. Any requests for emotional support animals that are prescribed by a licensed mental health professional are assessed on a case by case basis.

Can I choose where my room is in the building?

Yes, you can specify where you would like your room to be – from those which are still available – at the time you book.

Can I choose who I live with in a shared flat?

Their online booking system will show the gender of those who have already booked a room in your chosen flat, if this information is available. If you want to make a group booking with people you already know, their group booking procedure will help you do this.

Can I have overnight guests?

Yes, it's your home so you can have guests staying over occasionally. All overnight guests should only stay in your own room and for no more than 3 nights within a 7 day period. they would ask you to respect your fellow residents and let your flatmates know as well as sign in your guest at reception.  You are responsible for the behaviour of any guests you bring to your site. Due to COVID-19, they may need to make changes to their guest policy in accordance with Government guidance.

Can I make a group booking?

Yes. If you’d like to share with friends, you can find and select rooms in the same flat on their booking portal. Alternatively, please speak to a member of the site team and they will be happy to help you.

Can I move in early?

Yes, they can often arrange this. Please contact your property site directly to see if they have availability or alternatively login to the resident portal to see it is possible to book your room for an early move in.

Can I move out early?

You can move out whenever you are ready but the contract you have with Property is a Fixed Term Tenancy Agreement and you will still need to pay the full rent until the end of the agreement. The only way to release yourself from the Tenancy Agreement is to find a replacement tenant who will take on the full contractual obligations under the Tenancy Agreement. they will only permit you to do this in the period starting one month after your Tenancy Start Date and two months before your Tenancy End Date (“Permitted Period”).

Can I share my room with my partner?

They offer free dual occupancy across a limited number of their studios where both residents are students. You'll see the dual occupancy symbol next to the room number if it is available when you select the room via the floorplan. We'll ask for your partner's details during the booking stages. Both you and your partner must sign their tenancy agreement and have student status for the duration of the booking. If your partner is not a full time student as well then unfortunately they cannot live with us.

Can I smoke in my room?

No, all accommodation is non-smoking. You may smoke outside in designated smoking areas. Please do not smoke anywhere near other residents’ windows, as the unwelcome smell of smoke can drift into their rooms.

Can I store my stuff with you over the holidays?

Yes, they can arrange temporary storage for possessions you don’t want to take home with you. Just ask your Reception team for details. Alternatively, you can use the Pinglocker app for storage and relocation services they provide nationwide.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No. So please don’t try. If you do find yourself needing to move out for any reason, your site team can advise you on making arrangements to find a replacement tenant.

Can I swap my room?

It may be possible to swap or change your room once you have moved in, subject to availability. A room change fee will apply. To find out if it’s possible for you to change room, please speak to the accommodation manager at your site.

Do I have to be home by a certain time each night?

No, it’s up to you when you come in. If returning late at night, please respect your fellow residents and keep noise to a minimum between 11pm and 7am.

Do I need to clean my accommodation when I move out?

Yes, please make sure your accommodation is clean to avoid any cleaning charges. You can find a checklist  of things to take care of here. For their London residents, if you wish to save time you can use the Pinglocker app to arrange a room clean at an additional cost.

Do you have laundry facilities?

Yes, the vast majority of their sites have a laundry room where you can wash and dry your clothes. These are operated by an independent provider, Circuit Laundry or Miele. You will need to pay to use the machines via a top-up card or their mobile app. For their London residents, Pinglocker provides convenient collection & delivery service for dry cleaning and laundry at an additional cost. You can book these services through Student Sevices on the app – or you can visit PingLocker’s website.

Do you provide bedding?

No, so please bring your own sheets, duvet, pillows, towels etc when you move in – or you may prefer to buy them locally on arrival. Alternatively, you can order a bedding pack online from Pinglocker (along with many other useful items), and it'll be ready and waiting for you when you move in.

Does Property permit the use of drugs at its accommodation?

No, drugs are not permitted and prohibited items will be confiscated. The tenancy agreement gives Property the right to confiscate substances, including ‘legal highs’ without the consent of the resident.

How can I make a complaint?

Complaints can be made directly through the App or by sending an email to the site team or where the appropriate member of Property will seek to find a resolution. They try to resolve any complaints internally, but understand there may be times when this is not possible. 

How do I get my post / mail?

Your post will be delivered to a lockable post box for your flat. Larger items or those that require a signature on delivery will be retained by Reception. You will be notified if Reception receive an item for you, and you should collect it as soon as possible.

How do I qualify to live at Property?

To qualify as a resident for Property you must confirm that you are a student at a higher education establishment in the UK.

How do I update my marketing preferences?

If you would like to hear from them by email, telephone or SMS please let them know by contacting Email with your preferred contact details.

How much does it cost to live at Property?

Prices vary according to the site and type of accommodation you need – please check the property page of your chosen site to see the current prices and any offers which may be running. Rent is payable in instalments throughout the year, and includes utility bills, contents insurance and free WiFi. Access to most facilities on your site, including gyms and cinemas where available, is included.

How will I get to know people at Property?

Sites are home to an international community of students, often studying at a variety of different institutions, and it’s this diversity which can make living with them such a rewarding experience. They organise regular social events where you can get to know your fellow residents. You will find posters on site telling you what’s coming up soon – or just ask at Reception.

In the event of a fire, how can I trust that my accommodation is safe?

The safety and security of their residents is their number one priority. All of their sites are fully compliant with current safety standards. Their accommodation has fire alarm systems in place as well as fire prevention equipment, and they carry out regular testing and evacuation drills. Their buildings are also regularly audited by external, independent consultants. Property has a full-time, highly qualified, Health and Safety team who visit sites regularly. they also use accredited national providers to service and maintain life safety systems. Additionally, all sites have staff present 24 hours a day, seven days a week. they are continually reviewing their programme of security, fire and safety standards. If you would like further information about their ongoing fire safety programme please read their fire safety update.

Is food and drink available on site?

Sites don’t have restaurants or cafeterias, but most sites provide vending machines where you can buy chocolate, crisps, drinks, ice cream and other snacks.

Is there internet access on site?

Yes, all their sites are equipped with WiFi, accessible throughout the building at no extra charge. This service is provided by their internet partners, ASK4. If you have any issues with connecting, you can find their contact details in the welcome pack you will receive on arrival.

There’s damage in the flat, will I be charged for it?

They know accidents can happen, but any intentional damage to property will result in costs being passed onto residents. The cost to remedy any damage to communal areas will result in equal charges if no one accepts responsibility. It’s best to be proactive to avoid any surprise charges for damages. Report any repairs or damage as soon as possible so they can fix it and discuss whether there will be any charges. You can log any repairs via the maintenance section of your resident portal, or on the app.

What can’t I bring?

Your resident handbook contains a list of prohibited items. This includes many items prohibited for fire safety reasons, such as candles, oil burners, gas appliances and fan heaters. Please see the full list below. If you need further guidance on whether an item is permitted or not, please ask your site team before you move in. No weapons or drugs (including ‘legal highs’) are permitted under any circumstances.

What do I need to bring?

You can see what’s included in your room on the room details page for your site. Among the things you will need, or may want, to bring are bedding, towels, toiletries, toilet paper, basic kitchen equipment, hangers, and a computer or laptop. They have compiled a checklist of things you may want to bring - or buy when you arrive.

What happens if I can’t afford my rent?

If you find yourself in financial difficulties, you should speak to your site team as soon possible. Likewise, if the dates your rent instalments are due do not align with the dates you receive your student loan, please let them know and they will try to come to a solution. All residents are required to register a guarantor, who will be ultimately responsible for your rent if you do not make payment. The guarantor will need to provide identification and sign a Guarantor’s Agreement, confirming they agree to act as your guarantor.

When are my instalments due?

Your rent is taken as four instalments spread out throughout the year to make the payments more manageable for you. Click below to find out more about their instalment structure.

Who can be my guarantor?

Your guarantor can be UK or International based, but must be aged 21 or over; not a full time student; or a current resident in an property. If you are unable to pay your rent and/or do not act in accordance with the terms of the your tenancy agreement, your guarantor will be under an obligation to pay any outstanding amounts.

Will my flat be cleaned?

No, that’s down to you and your flatmates. They will keep the common areas of the building, like the social spaces, reception and laundry, clean and tidy. Many residents put a rota together so each person in the flat does their bit to keep it clean. If you would prefer to get someone in to do it, you can book cleaning services through the app (provided by Pinglocker  at certain locations) at an additional cost.

Can I pay my rent using a bank transfer?

Yes you can make a bank transfer via their partner Convera. However, from time to time payments originating from certain countries can be subject to restrictions. For further information you can log into your property account and see what payment options are available to you when you ask for a quote from their partner Convera.

How can I leave my room if I’m still in contract?

If you need to leave property, you’ll need to find another student to take over your tenancy for the remainder of your contract.
A tenancy takeover is only possible for contracts that are over 16 weeks, past the first month, and before the last two months of the contract end date. Before you can start setting up a replacement, you’ve got to pay any remaining rent you owe. A cancellation fee will be charged, equal to your booking fee or one weeks’ rent. Other charges may be added.
Once you find a replacement, they’ll need some details before they can set up a contract. Until the new tenant completes their booking, makes payment and collects their keys, you’ll still be liable.

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Student Accomodations in York

York Student Accommodation

It's not difficult to locate suitable student accommodation in York, UK, although it can be a lengthy effort. Amber offers many affordable options for comfortable student accommodation in York, UK, that are priced reasonably. Numerous prestigious universities, including the University of York and St. John University, and noteworthy institutions, including The University of Law, the University of Leeds, and Leeds Metropolitan University, are close to student accommodation in York, UK.

The city offers everything, from luxurious private student accommodation in York near York Minster to two-bedroom dorms next to Clifford's Tower. Every York student accommodation is designed with the students' utmost comfort. Everyone can find something to do in the city. York student accommodation is divided into private or shared apartments, studios, en-suites, and non-en-suites.

York private student accommodation includes studios, communal apartments, and comfortable, elegant, yet cost-effective en suites that include all utilities. Some highly recommended student accommodation in York, UK, includes Student Castle, the Boulevard and Frederick House. Students in York are seeking short-term rentals and housing alternatives. York makes it simpler to get short-term accommodation compared to other English cities.

About York

A walled city in Yorkshire, England, the United Kingdom, is called York. Major UK cities like Leeds and Manchester are among the several beautiful natural habitats and metropolitan areas surrounding the metropolis. York, one of the world's oldest cities, was established following the early mediaeval history of the nation. Northeast England's York, a lovely urban centre built around the River Ouse and a great successor in UK history, is situated. The city has a large economic sector and is significant to the UK since it is the centre of the country's commercial, transportation, and cultural trade.

Furthermore, you'll discover that York borders several well-known surrounding cities, like Bradford, Middlesbrough, and Sheffield, making York a strongly connected city. Additionally, the city is considered to be affected by both historical and contemporary economic and military history, giving York a taste of the early 19th and 20th centuries. The National Railway Museum York, York's Chocolate Story, York City Walls, and The York Dungeon are just a few of the popular local attractions in York that draw thousands of tourists each year.

The city also welcomes a sizable influx of visitors who are international students. York is one of England's most famous foreign education locations, including more than 100,000 students annually, 40% of whom are international students. York has many cutting-edge educational institutions, including Leeds Beckett University, Leeds City College, and the University of Bradford, which never permits a student to settle for anything less. These institutions cover everything from science to engineering to the arts, fashion, and psychological science.

Best Student Accommodation in York

Making the move to university is a huge step in any student’s life. Finding good student accommodation in York, UK, that allows you to live your best life while ditching unnecessary woes like how to commute to campus and where to get your groceries from. When booking with amber, you get to pick from a variety of York student housing 2023-24 options, such as private and shared apartments, en-suites, non-en-suites, and studios. On booking one of these York student accommodations, you will not only get a fully furnished room with all the basic facilities, but you will also get bonus amenities that every resident has access to. When looking for the perfect student accommodation in York, UK, you can sort through the options on the basis of distance, price, and quality. Here are some of the best student apartments in York for rent:

1. Holgate Road, York

2. Frederick House, York

3. Abode, York

4. The Boulevard, York

5. Vita Student Lawrence Street, York

6. York City, York

7.iQ The Brickworks, York

8. The Coal Yard, York

9. Student Castle York, York

Cost of Living

York is neither very expensive nor affordable, but with precise planning and budgeting, one can definitely manage and live comfortably and have an active uni life in York. The average cost of living in York is around $4,000-$4,300. Following is a rundown of your daily expenses are a student in York.

1. Grocery: £10- £20/ per week

2. Restaurants: £10-£20/ per week

3. Transportation: £3-£5/ per week

4. Sports and leisure: £20-£30/ month

5. Shopping: £30-£50/ month

6. Stationary: £20-£30/ month

Student Travel

England's transport system, in general, is potentially one of the most effective transportation systems on our planet. As for York, the City is smartly connected to every central transportation system that is readily available within walking distance from every university. Students can explore a wide range of transport services in York, from the world-famous York Metrolink to buses and cabs. To help you out, we have enlisted York's major transport systems and their average fares. Students should note that these fares could vary from peak to sloppy hours.

1. Ferry: York boasts a wide connection of ferry and small river cruise systems over the River Ouse and the River Foss throughout the town. The local Ferry system of York City is one of the most exotic ferry systems in the UK and offers an affordable travel mode for all young minds.

2. Train: York has a dedicated metro rail system covering York railway station and all nearby city stations. These stations are concisely well-connected train stations. So you don't have to worry about travelling to nearby cities on weekends.

3. Bus: York's bus network runs 24 hours a day, with more than 100 buses running up and down the City. Students can take buses from the junction of Micklegate and George Hudson Street that connect to all national highways of England. Hundreds of local bus stops are present at every corner of the City, designed to cater to local and national travellers. The average bus fare in York is around GBP 1-1.20/day.

4. Cycling: You can also explore local parts of the City via cycling. You can visit York's exclusive cycling areas, like York's famous Dean's Park.

Student Life and Lifestyle in York

The city of York holds an esteemed reputation amongst international students regarding student life in York. With numerous dynamic and vibrant spots for the crowd, the town is ideal for all ages to explore and travel. Those living in York student accommodation who like spending quality time around calm water bodies and natural beauty can visit the famous Rowntree Park, where you will find astounding natural beauty that suits all Instagram lovers.

Exploring local shops and city malls near your York student housing can also leave you in awe of York's eateries that bring a wide variety of cuisines and drinks from almost every corner of the world. Fancy Hanks Bar & Kitchen and Yakamoz Restaurant are York's most popular restaurants and takeout places if you crave a sufficient dining experience at affordable prices. Want to know where you’ll find the best coffee in town? Check out these best cafes in York and enjoy what the city has to offer.

On the weekends, you can check out the city’s nightlife and visit bars and clubs near your York student accommodation. You can also enjoy a drink watching your city's football team match at The Royal Oak Pub or groove to the trendy disco beats in the vibrant York clubs in Kuda Nightclub, situated right next to City Centre. With these ample options to exploit, your stay couldn't be any better!

York Tourist Hotspots

York is a beautiful city with activities and attractions that people of all ages can visit and enjoy. History buffs can check out the numerous museums located near their student accommodation in York, UK. Even a short stroll through the city’s streets is a great way of immersing yourself in the culture. Some of the most popular tourist destinations are:

1. York Minster

2. Clifford’s Tower

3. Castle Howard

4. York Art Gallery

5. National Railway Museum

6. JORVIK Viking Centre

7. York Castle Museum

8. York’s Chocolate Story

9. Museum Gardens

10. The York Dungeon

Top Universities in York

Finding a good university near the York student accommodation that you’ve booked is important to ensure that you don’t have to spend a lot of money and time getting to your campus. Luckily, there are plenty of top-notch universities present in this city that offer high-quality education near our best York student apartments.

1. St. John University

2. University of York

3. Leeds College of Music

4. Leeds College of Art

5. Leeds Arts University

6. Leeds Beckett University

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