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Keele House, Newcastle Under Lyme
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Keele House, Newcastle Under Lyme

The Midway, Newcastle, ST5 1QG, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Keele House student accommodation (STS1QG) is one of the best Newcastle under Lyme student accommodations that is ruled with the privilege of comfort, space, & features that facilitate a smooth student living journey. With fully furnished studios, this place is ideal for students who are looking for privacy at the price of convenience & affordability. Known for its top-notch facilities like an equipped gym, high-end security, laundry room, and plenty of communal spaces that do a great job at fostering community living & togetherness, This accommodation is best for incoming students at Keele University and Staffordshire University. Apart from being close to universities, this accommodation is also known for being in the popular and bustling areas of the city, which makes it accessible to different restaurants, cafes, and entertainment areas.

Newcastle, a thriving student city, buzzes with youthful vitality. Hosting renowned institutions like Keele University and Staffordshire University.,It's a melting pot of diverse cultures and academic pursuits. The city's heartbeat echoes in its eclectic neighborhoods, each offering a unique flavor of student life. From the lively Ouseburn Valley to the trendy cafes in Jesmond, there's always a place to unwind. The nightlife, centered around the Bigg Market, paints the town with excitement. Affordable living makes it an ideal student haven, with countless budget-friendly eateries and shops. The city's warmth extends beyond the lecture halls, fostering a sense of community. In Newcastle, students embark on a journey of growth, forging friendships and embracing the vibrant spirit that defines this dynamic student-centric haven.

Features

Keele House Newcastle Under Lyme is a point of convenience & contemporary living, blending in comfort and modernity to its fullest. With a range of wonderful, fully-furnished studio options, this place is a spin to fulfill all students' needs under one roof. Keele House student accommodation has many amenities & features that boil down to it being one of the best Newcastle under Lyme student accommodations. Every room here is decked up with various amenities like a single bed that puts you to sleep at ease, a desk & chair for productive study sessions, an ensuite bathroom, etc. Apart from this, the room also has different kitchen facilities like a fridge, microwave/oven, cooker, and freezer, providing you with the essentials for convenient and efficient meal prep. The rooms are very safe & secure, which is reflected in the application of a fob entry system & lockable bedroom. You will also have all contents insurance included during your stay.

It is not only your room that enjoys the status of all these premium amenities, but also the property has multiple features ranging from a study room to a laundry room that takes comfort living a notch higher. Keele House Newcastle Under Lyme has a special gym kept in place that will help you with building your core strength and muscle. Other amenities include a communal lounge, communal TV, & communal kitchen that helps you to have pot-lucks and cook meals together. There is also bike storage to park your bikes & post collection for your Amazon parcels. The property is very eco-friendly and practices recycling as a method of sustainability & environmentally friendly activities. Lastly, all of these amenities are at an affordable price, with all electricity, Wifi, gas, and water bills included.

Location and What's Hot?

Nestled in the vibrant heart of Newcastle Under Lyme, Keele House offers a prime location that puts you within arm's reach of the town's lively dining and entertainment scene. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of nearby establishments such as Yates, The Orange Tree Bar and Grill, and Bridge Street Ale House, each offering a unique ambiance and a diverse range of flavors to satisfy your palate.

For those seeking an unforgettable nightlife experience, Fiction stands out as the super-club of Staffordshire. Unmatched in size and energy, it sets itself apart from other venues on the Newcastle-under-Lyme social circuit, providing the ultimate destination for an exhilarating night out with friends.

In addition to the excitement of the local social scene, Keele House ensures convenience in daily living. Grocery shopping is a breeze with ALDI and Sainsbury's just a mile away, offering a variety of fresh produce and household essentials. This proximity not only saves you time but also adds to the overall convenience of residing at Keele House.

Whether you're indulging in the diverse culinary offerings, dancing the night away at Fiction, or efficiently meeting your daily needs with nearby grocery stores, Keele House's central location enhances your lifestyle, making it an ideal choice for those who crave the perfect blend of urban living and modern convenience in the heart of Newcastle Under Lyme.

Commute

Newcastle has a very developed transport ecosystem, which makes it a very convenient place for travel and commute. A majority of the city is interconnected with a number of buses and metro stations that are primarily used by most students. Apart from this, cycling is a popular medium of reaching your destination in an economical & eco-friendly way. While living at Keele House Newcastle Under Lyme transport will be smooth like a butter, the property is close to

Newcastle Bus Station & it is also close to the train station. The other student houses in Newcastle will never be able to match up to the comfort and hospitality offered at Keele House!

What will you get

Bills Included

Electricity
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Common Amenities

Communal Lounge
Communal TV
Post Collection
Gym
Recycling
Study Room

Cancellation Policies (3)

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Payment Policies (5)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply for dual occupancy?

Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

What do I do if I'm a first year student and I'm still waiting for my exam results?

If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply.   If you are a prospective first year Undergraduate or Postgraduate student and your offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn by the University or Higher Education Institute because you do not achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from this agreement.   You must provide written evidence from the University that you do not have a place within 3 days of your results being published (and no later than 28th August, whichever date is sooner) and they will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid.   You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year Undergraduate student and you choose to go to a different University because you have exceeded your expected grades.   To apply to be released from this agreement in the circumstances referred to above, you will need to supply us with a copy of: · A written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation, stating full name and full details of the property booked; · A written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new university by UCAS adjustment. These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date your results are published. On receipt of the required documentation it will be verified and, provided they are satisfied, they will cancel your agreement and refund your deposit in full.

What do do if I'm a first year post-graduate student and 'm still waiting for my exam results?

If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply.   If you are a prospective first year Postgraduate student and your offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn by the University or Higher Education Institute because you do not achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from this agreement.   You must provide written evidence from the University that you do not have a place within 3 days of your results being published (and no later than 28th August, whichever date is sooner) and they will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid.   You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year Undergraduate student and you choose to go to a different University because you have exceeded your expected grades. To apply to be released from this agreement in the circumstances referred to above, you will need to supply us with a copy of: · a written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation, stating full name and full details of the property booked; · a written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new university by UCAS adjustment. These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date your results are published. On receipt of the required documentation it will be verified and, provided they are satisfied, they will cancel your agreement and refund your deposit in full.

What if want to cancel my booking?

Their full termination policy is within your online account.    You can cancel your tenancy agreement for up to 14 days after the date of your booking (the Initial Cancellation Period). For bookings made from 1st August to 30th September ahead of the academic year the booking is for, the Initial Cancellation Period reduces to 7 days. They will refund the full security deposit.    Please note, £20 will be deducted from the refunded amount to cover any international bank charges for deposit refunds made to non-UK banks.    If you cancel your booking after the Initial Cancellation Period, you remain liable for the weekly rent (for each and every week or part week) until you are able to find another tenant that is acceptable to PMG and they are able to re-let the room. The replacement tenant must be over the age of 18 and a have the necessary student status (it is your responsibility to find another tenant and provide them with the correction information). If you find a suitable replacement tenant and the room is re-let they will refund your deposit, less any appropriate charges, as well as a deduction of £50 for the variation of the contract.

Can book if i'm under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, they can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it.   They can accept under 18s in some of their properties subject to their Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

How do you allocate rooms?

When applying for a room you will be asked a series of questions to determine the type of room/flat that you require, along with any special requests you may have. Please note that special requests cannot be guaranteed except where you have disability as defined and covered under the Equality Act 2010. They will attempt to meet your allocation needs as far as practicably possible, should you have a defined disability.   If you have a disability, medical condition or special request that affects your accommodation requirement please inform us in the additional notes section when completing your application, either online or by paper form.   You are encouraged to disclose any special requests for your stay such as your preferences regarding culture, religion, sex, gender, etc. to enable us to make an informed decision about your room allocation. Where appropriate, an applicant may be prioritised through the allocation categories as a result of disclosing a disability to us.

How do book a viewing?

You can book a viewing using their online viewing tool or by contacting the sales team.

Can I book a room without a viewing?

Yes.

How long does a viewing take?

A viewing usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes, however you can spend as long as you wish viewing the property.

What will be shown on my viewing?

The property team will guide you around the building and show you the social areas, outdoor spaces and on-site facilities as well as the rooms you would like to see (dependent upon availability). Please be aware that some rooms and apartments that you view may be occupied by their current residents.

I'm in a different country how do view a property?

They offer a Online viewings for those who cannot view in person. Just click 'Arrange a Viewing' and from there you can choose the Online option and organise a time and date that suits you. A member of the team will skype call you at your arranged time.

How do pay my rent?

  • Online.
  • At the property reception desk
  • By telephone to the property team
  • By bank transfer (please ensure you use your name and student ID as the payment reference). International bank transfers may incur a charge from your own bank, so please make sure you account for this amount. You may also make payment by bank transfer. Please contact your property team directly or request bank details   Please note, you will never be asked to make a payment to any other bank account for any reason.  They do not accept cash payments for any reason.  If you are ever asked to make a payment into a different bank account, or if you are ever asked to pay cash to anyone for any reason, DO NOT make any payment.

Can pay in instalments?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April.   If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month prior to your contract start date.   Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in.   Other instalment options may be available.

When do pay my rent?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April.   If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month prior to your contract start date.   Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in.   Other instalment options may be available.

Whats included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi* is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase.   All of their properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level** included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy.   For information on the speed of your internet connection, please ask your Property Team for more information.   *a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information.   ** the internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property.

Can I move in before pay my rent?

All rent that is due must be paid before check in. if you are having difficulties, please contact the property team prior move in to enable them to assist you

What if don't have a UK guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, they recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply.   They do not accept YourGuarantor.com.

Who can be a guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must: · Be resident in the UK for a minimum of 1 year · Be over 21 years of age · Be a homeowner or in full time employment · Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving licence or ID badge · Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone.

Do need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor.

What can do if my student loan hasn't arrived yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team.   You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up.   You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date.   A one off admin fee of £50 will be charge and payable with the initial 2 week rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not be deducted from the balance of rent due.    Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I need a guarantor if I'm a sponsored student?

They may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

Weekly rent payments are not available, however PMG offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?

All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

Can I live at a pmg property?

You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with us whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of their cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.   You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with us whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of their cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does my rental price include room cleaning?

Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are pets allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted at PMG, except registered assistance dogs.

What can I bring?

You can bring most of your belongings but some electricals aren't suitable for their properties. Non UK compliant electricals such as rice cookers are not suitable for use with UK power outlets and this can cause fire risks.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow their ‘create application’ link online, list the friends that you would like to live with and they will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I choose my room?

If you follow the ‘book now’ process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the ‘create application’ route which they will do their best to accommodate, however all requests and subject to availability and conditions.

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online.   Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your Guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, their summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact the property team.

Do I have to move out during the holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don’t need to move out during academic breaks.

Can move in before my contract?

If you wish to arrive earlier than your contract start date, you need to email or call the sales team. If early arrival is possible your contract will be adjusted and you will need to accept it then pay the additional charges prior to arrival. Please note, not all requests can be accommodated.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some PMG properties, which will be shown on the property page and details of the insurance can be obtained from the property manager when you check in. If you wish to confirm whether the property offers contents insurance, please contact the property team directly. Please note they advise taking out contents insurance if it is not included at your property and PMG is not liable for the loss or damage of your personal belongings and room contents.

Do I need to pay council tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide us with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange.   If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

Does my rental price include car parking?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

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Student Accomodations in Newcastle-under-Lyme

Newcastle-under-Lyme Student Accommodation

Students find it challenging to find suitable accommodation in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, United Kingdom. Students can choose from various accommodation options, but the accommodation provided by amber is affordable and unmatched. There is a wide range of options in amber, providing you with modest to lavish student accommodation in Newcastle-under-Lyme near the universities. You can choose from up to 5,000 student houses in Newcastle-under-Lyme at affordable rent with amber, you will get a home away from home. Newcastle-under-Lyme student accommodations include studios, rooms, apartments, and ensuites at an affordable rate for the students. Amber Student is a One-click student accommodation platform that provides free assistance to students. Students who are looking for short-term tenancies will also get the desired student accommodation Newcastle-under-Lyme with amber. If you have friends who want to share accommodation with you, you can bring them to share the student accommodation Newcastle-under-Lyme in dual occupancy accommodations. Some of the best options for student houses in Newcastle-under-Lyme are Hassells Bridge Apartments, One London Road and many more!

About Newcastle-under-Lyme

Market town Newcastle-under-Lyme serves as the county seat for Staffordshire, England's Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough. The town's population was 75,082 in the 2011 Census, but the larger Borough had a population of 128,264 in 2016, increasing from 123,800 in the earlier year. Like its neighbour Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle's early economy was centred on the hat industry and mills for silk and cotton. Later, coal mining, brick production, iron casting, and engineering industries gained popularity. From cosy coffee shops ideal for studying to affordable eateries offering diverse cuisines, there's something for every palate. The local markets and shops provide various options, making student life both comfortable and enjoyable.


The M6 freeway and the A500 highway provide access to Newcastle-under-Lyme from the south, west, and north, respectively. Newcastle Town FC, which competes in the Northern Premier League Division One South East, is one of the sports clubs and associations. Newcastle Staffs Rugby Union Club is the sports organisation for rugby. The Borough Museum and Art Gallery (Brampton Museum) portrays an honest, life-size Victorian street scene as well as the civic history of the Borough. The art gallery displays works by regional and international artists and travelling exhibitions. Newcastle-under-Lyme offers a lot for students and anyone looking for a welcoming and vibrant town to be a part of. With its proximity to various universities and colleges, students find it convenient to access their universities.

Best Student Accommodation in Newcastle-under-Lyme

Step into the best student living experience in Newcastle-under-Lyme! The options for student accommodation Newcastle-under-Lyme are designed to be super comfy and convenient. They're like a second home right here in the lively town. You will be really close to your school and have cool places to hang out. Get ready to enjoy modern comforts and make new friends in a friendly setting. It's more than just a place to stay; it's where awesome memories are made! Some of the best options for student accommodation in Newcastle-under-Lyme are:

1. Hassells Bridge Apartments

2. Orme House

3. One London Road

4. Keele House

5. The Metropolis

6. Empire Halls

7. London House

8. Kiln House

9. Lomax Halls

10. Poulson House

Cost of Living

The student accommodation in Newcastle-under-Lyme includes all the bills and facilities. Amber eliminates extra bills and expects only rent from the students. Following is a rough estimate of student expenditure to get a rough idea.

1. Food and beverages: £95 to £220/month

2. Mobile bills: £20 to £50/month

3. Dining: £45 to £95/week

4. Entertainment and leisure: £20 to £50/week

5. Transportation: £80 to £190/month

6. Laundry: £20 to £35/week

7. Stationery and Course books: £25 to £80/month

Student Travel Newcastle-under-Lyme

Travelling in Newcastle-under-Lyme is hassle-free because of a good transport network. You can travel by bus, or train, or book a taxi. The following are the most economical and preferred mediums of transport for students.

1. Bus

Within the plan's framework, you can travel with any of the bus companies listed below at any time on any bus route throughout Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme, and North Staffordshire. You get Smart tickets for hassle-free travel. Smart ticket bus operators are First, D and G, Scraggs and Arriva Midland. If you are 16 years of age or older, enrolled in school, and have a valid student ID, you may purchase a Student Smart ticket.

2. Train

Over a distance of approximately 247 miles, the average train trip from London to Newcastle lasts 3 and 18 minutes. There are typically 45 trains daily from London to Newcastle, and advance-purchase tickets for this route start at £14.90.

3. Taxi

You can hail a cab/ taxi easily and commute from one place to another.

4. Cycle

Cycling is one of the most chosen means of transport by students as it's affordable and the best part is that you stay fit too! You can easily commute to your universities via cycles. There are stunning cycling trails throughout the city where students can go cycling and unwind from the mundane routines. Congleton Park – Biddulph Valley Way loop from Brown Lees is one of the most famous cycling trails in the city. Students can also rent a cycle for £2 to use the cycle for 24 hours.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Newcastle-under-Lyme

Newcastle-under-Lyme is a significant location that attracts students from all over the world. There are numerous places for students to relax, eat, and shop. Students are fascinated by the shopping stores in Newcastle-under-Lyme. You can also buy a variety of clothes on the streets. Newcastle-under-Lyme has many dining options and cafes where you can dine or meet with a friend for coffee. Newcastle-under-Lyme has no shortage of entertainment and fun. Reflex, The Underground, and The Jug offer the best nightlife near Kelvin Grove. There are numerous sports clubs and organisations to choose from if you enjoy sports. There are no fewer dining options in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Some of the best options for you are The Milehouse, Peaches, Revolution, Marloes, and Bygones.

Newcastle-under-Lyme is a big and exciting place where lots of students come to study. There are many cool places where students can chill out, eat yummy food, and go shopping. The stores in Newcastle-under-Lyme are really interesting for students, and you can even find clothes on the streets. If you're hungry, there are plenty of places to eat and cafes where you can have a tasty meal or hang out with a friend over coffee. But that's not all; there are so many fun things to do here! At night, places like Reflex, The Underground, and The Jug are the best spots to enjoy the nightlife near Kelvin Grove. And if you're into sports, there are many clubs and groups where you can join and have a blast.

Newcastle-under-Lyme Tourist Attractions

Tourists, students and visitors have much to explore in the city. The place is vibrant and safe for everyone. There are a lot of Student Accommodations near Newcastle-under-Lyme so that the students do not have to worry about accommodation and bills and can enjoy the place thoroughly. The most popular tourist attractions are

1. Mow Cop Castle

2. World of Wedgwood

3. Biddulph Grange Garden

4. Cultural Quarter

5. Trentham Estate

6. Potteries Shopping Centre

7. Potteries Museum and Art and Gallery

Universities near Newcastle-under-Lyme

Newcastle-under-Lyme is proud to host some of the top universities, offering a world-class education right in the heart of this vibrant town. These universities are known for their excellence in teaching and research, providing students with various programs and opportunities to achieve their academic goals.

1. Staffordshire University

2. Keele University

3. The Manchester College

4. University of Law

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