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Lion Works, Arundel Street, City Centre
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Lion Works, Arundel Street, City Centre

Arundel St, Sheffield, S1, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Lion Works is excellent student accommodation in Sheffield. Located near the city centre, the property offers comfortable 4-bedroom apartments. Additionally, Sheffield Hallam University is only a 4-minute walk away from the property, and Sheffield College is 13 minutes away on foot, making accommodation ideal for the students attending these universities. 

Features

These fully furnished rooms are specifically designed for students and their comfort. The bedroom comes with a comfortable bed, a study desk, drawers, and plenty of storage space. Moreover, each room has a washer/dryer unit, central heating, and free high-speed WiFi. The fully fitted kitchen comes with a fridge, oven, microwave, and all other appliances you will need to cook delicious food. The property also has a garden where students can chill and spend time with friends.

Location and What's Hot?

The property is a few steps away from the city centre and it is surrounded by many restaurants, cafes, and bars. DaShu restaurant is just around the corner to eat delicious food or you can visit the COSMO Sheffield a buffet restaurant. Extra Time Sports Bar is nearby to drink and watch premier league matches on weekends. 

Commute

The property is well-connected to public transport with multiple bus stops available in the vicinity. Furnival Street/Arundel Lane bus stop is just a minute walk away and Arundel Gate/Furnival Street (Stop CS1) bus stop is a 3-minute walk away. Furthermore, Sheffield train station is a 5-minute drive away from the property.  

What will you get

Common Amenities

Washer/Dryer
Security Alarm
Fire Alarm

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an Administration Fee?

No there are no administration fees to pay.

How do we pay the rent?

For all properties, we require three post-dated rental cheques calculated by multiplying the weekly rent per person x 52 (weeks in the year) and dividing by 3 (number of rental cheques) and dated - 07 or 19 June 2020 (property dependent) - 02 October 2020 - 22 January 2021 These cheques will not be cashed until the specified dates. There is also the option to make payment for your tenancy in full in advance. Please contact us for further details, we do not accept standing orders or direct debits.

How much is the deposit?

You'll each pay a 250 security deposit for your Sheffield student accommodation for the 2020/21 academic year on signing your tenancy agreement. This is refundable at the end of your tenancy so long as there are no damages to the property or rent outstanding. Your deposit is protected under government deposit protection regulations via my deposits.

What if we want to renew our contract for a further year?

We always give our current tenants first refusal on any property. We will write to you in October/November asking you if you wish to stay on for another year. If you do wish to stay on, please get in touch ASAP so we can reserve the property for you. If you require a smaller or larger property to accommodate your group or just fancy a change we will make every effort to meet your needs.

What happens if there are any problems with my property once I have moved in?

Each property has its own house manual with operating instructions for each appliance plus lots of useful information including security, fire safety etc. and contact details for our maintenance team out of hours (emergency only). During office hours you can call us or email us with your problem and we will arrange for maintenance to call at your property.

Are Utility Bills included in the rent?

No, Utility bills are not included in the rental price. As tenants, but you have the option to take an all inclusive package if you wish. You are responsible for the payment of Gas, Electricity and Water. You will need to take meter readings when you move in and then register all utilities in your names with the suppliers. We generally advise that tenants should budget approx. 5-7.00 per person per week for their bills, approximate guidelines are provided on the EPC certificate for each property. You will also be responsible for the cost of any telephone and internet (unless otherwise stated) for the property.

Do the properties have a Gas Safety Certificate?

  Yes, all properties have a current Gas Safety Certificate if required. They are checked and renewed annually.

Has the Property got an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)?

Yes. New government regulations mean that, as of October 2008, every property must have an Energy Performance Certificate. They are available to view on request.

Do we need to pay Council Tax?

No, as full time students you will be exempt from Council Tax. You can obtain council tax exemption certificates from your university. However if you have recently left university or are not a full time student you will be required to pay Council Tax. If this is the case please visit http://www.sheffield.gov.uk/council-tax and follow the instructions.

Will we need a T.V. License for the property?

Yes, you will. On a joint tenancy agreement you will need one license per property and if you have taken an all inclusive package this will be included. 

What day are the bins collected?

We would ask all tenants to move their bins back within the curtilage of the property as soon as they have been emptied.

Do we need Contents Insurance?

Yes you will need Contents Insurance for your possessions at the property.

Do we need a "Parking Permit" for our car?

Sheffield City Council has recently made the majority of Student Areas into "Permit Only" zones. Our latest understanding is that usually 2 permits can be acquired per property for the year.

Do Properties offer rental packages which include gas, electricity & water?

No. Our rents do not include utilities however this is something that we can offer to our tenants as a standalone package via UniHomes.  Well run through all the options and costs with you and then you can choose the best option for you.

What bills should we budget for?

The 3 main bills that you will need to budget for are Electricity, Water and Gas. Additionally there may be a TV licence to buy per property and then any broadband or TV package that you may opt for. The majority of our properties come with a free internet service for our tenants use.

How do I organise the utility services & bills when I move into our property?

When you move in to your property take a meter reading for Gas, Electricity & Water. You may need a large plastic meter box key which opens the Gas & Electric meter cabinets if your meters are located outside. Some houses do not have water meters and water is billed at a set amount dependent on the size & location of the property. Generally, students without a meter pay around 1 per person per week for water. Properties with water meters will pay for the amount of water actually used plus a standing charge. If you have any problems at all locating your meters and taking readings you can call Properties for help. You then need to call the relevant utility company and register the bill in you and your fellow housemate's names. We advise having bills in all of your housemates' names as you will all be equally responsible for their payment.

Can my housemates and I choose our own suppliers?

Yes, you can choose your own supplier. We think it is a great idea for you to shop around and have provided links at the bottom of this page to some comparison websites. All we ask is that you inform us of your choice of supplier when you change. What if we have had a larger than expected bill? What should we do? Quite often bills are not based on actual meter readings, they are estimated. This can happen during the summer months if you are away and your meters are inside the property and cannot be accessed by a meter reader. You can tell from your bill if it is estimated reading, customer reading or an actual bill. If you think this is the case read the meter yourself and compare the readings. There will be a telephone number on the bill that you can ring and give an actual reading. A revised bill will then be prepared and sent out to you. If the bill is based on an actual reading but is still very high you may have to look at how you are using energy. Lights left on, heating on too high, computers left on all day, chargers left plugged in, appliances left on standby, water left running whilst brushing teeth, boiling more water than you need in the kettle, they all add up so take a look around and see what you could be saving.

What about at the end of the tenancy, how do we make sure all our bills are up to date?

On the last day of your tenancy, the last tenant leaving the property should take final meter readings and phone them through to your utility suppliers. They should give the suppliers a forwarding address for the final bills to be sent to. A receipt should be obtained as proof of payment of each of the utility bills.
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Student Accomodations in Sheffield

Sheffield Student Accommodation

Sheffield is a lively and bustling city with a huge student crowd flying from overseas to get educated at some of the finest universities in town. Amber makes finding Sheffield student accommodation effortless, so you have one less thing to worry about as you begin your student journey. Sheffield is honestly a very student-friendly city; today, it is home to nearly 60,000 students. The city has a diverse population, with many international students from over 150 countries. The town is also LGBTQ+ friendly, with safe spaces for LGBTQ+ students to feel at home wherever they find student accommodation Sheffield. The rooms at the properties are furnished, have free WiFi and even come with all bills included in the rent. All the student accommodation Sheffield are quite pocket-friendly. Although, the prices usually vary depending on the room type and location. Some of the city's best Sheffield Student accommodation options include The Forge, Central Place, Exchange Works and Steelworks.

About Sheffield

Sheffield, also known as the "Steel City", is a county in South Yorkshire and the area's largest settlement. The city gets its name from the River Sheaf that runs through it. The city played an essential role during the Industrial Revolution and has become a hub for industrial activities. It has become more vibrant and incorporated more greenery into its infrastructure, giving the town a stronger sense of community. The city is now home to many parks and woodlands for students to enjoy during their classes. Whether you enjoy the outdoors or just want to relax at a cafe, there's something for everyone. The city is one of the most student-friendly cities in the UK. Home to many world-renowned universities like the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, the city offers students a chance to pursue high-quality education in an enjoyable environment. The city is also rich in geographical diversity; it is nestled in the foothills of the Pennines in the east, with District National Park in the west and a stream of five rivers in the south, Don, Sheaf, Rivelin, Loxley and Porter. With really high-altitude places as well as low-lying ones, the city is prone to floods quite often. Although the city public system has got all problems covered to ensure hassle-free living. Sheffield accommodations, anyway, are one of the most perfect stays for students who seek comfort and efficiency.

Best Student Accommodation in Sheffield

Searching for suitable Sheffield student accommodation can be tedious for students. Amber does everything from finding a convenient location to booking and handling the booking formalities smoothly. The room options include ensuites, non-ensities, bedroom apartments, studios, etc. To help you in your quest for a place to live, amber provides a variety of possibilities for student housing Sheffield. The following are some of the top student accommodations Sheffield:

  1. Truro Sheffield
  2. Kings Chambers
  3. Leadmill Point
  4. Archways
  5. Central Quay
  6. The Forge
  7. Central Place
  8. Steelworks
  9. Beton House
  10. Brass Founders

Cost of Living in Sheffield

The cost of your student accommodation Sheffield will take up the bulk of your expenses, but there are several other costs to consider while planning your expenses. Monthly expenses in Sheffield can be about £1200-£2000 but will differ depending on personal preferences and needs, but we have tried to estimate the costs to consider when planning your stay. Here is a breakdown of the expenses:

1. Food and Groceries: £150-£250 per month

2. Laundry: £15 - £25 per month

3. Travel: £30-£100 per month

4. Mobile Plan: £40-£100 per month

5. Books and Stationery: £50-£150 per semester

6. Dining and outings: £55 - £105 per month

Student Travel in Sheffield

The city is large, but most Sheffield student accommodation options are well-connected and accessible by public transport. Many of these Sheffield student houses will also be within walking distance of grocery and convenience stores so students can live comfortably. Below are a few convenient ways students can opt for while looking into the Sheffield transport system.

1. Buses: Sheffield is one of the busiest cities in South Yorkshire, thanks to its huge and extremely efficient bus network. Primary bus services like First Bus and Stagecoach run throughout the city, giving students convenient transit options. Students can purchase a weekly bus pass for under £10 or a monthly pass for £30 using student discounts. Most student accommodations in Sheffield have multiple bus stops in proximity.

2. Trams: The Sheffield Tram system was established by the city government of Sheffield, substantially expanding the city's public transportation system. The City Center is connected to well-known locations like Hillsborough, Meadowhall Center, and Halfway by the Supertram. The tram system offers a quick and effective transit means for students hoping to escape street gridlock. A monthly tram pass costs around £40, and a weekly pass costs about £10, similar to bus passes.

3. Cycling: Cycling is still a common option for students in Sheffield because it is inexpensive, practical, and environmentally beneficial. Students may simply cycle to surrounding destinations and neighbourhoods thanks to the abundance of bike-friendly paths and lanes. Most student home Sheffield render bike storage areas for students.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Sheffield

The city is home to various restaurants and bars that students must take the time to check out. Many annual events are hosted in the city for students to attend during their time off. Students can visit famous restaurants in Sheffield, such as Turnip and Thyme, launched by a brother-sister duo. Turnip and Thyme is the perfect restaurant for students wanting to try signature British comfort foods like mac and cheese and roast dinners. If you enjoy authentic Thai food, Lemongrass is the perfect place. The food is flavoured and budget-friendly, ideal for students looking for a cheap but tasty meal. The music festivals in Sheffield are not the ones to miss! The Sheffield Chamber Music Festival is an annual celebration of modern classical and chamber music featuring a range of star-studded guests. The festival also has many activities and events planned for kids and families. In its 18th year of operation, Music in the Gardens started as a one-time event but was renewed by popular demand. It's the perfect event for students who want to enjoy a low-key evening with good music. Sheffield is known for having beautiful scenery and open space, earning the moniker "The Outdoor City."

Sheffield Tourist Attractions

The city has many museums that tourists and residents can visit during their time off. The best part of most of the city's local attractions is that admission into these places is free, so students can spend a lovely evening in a fun place without spending too much money.

1. Sheffield Botanical Gardens

2. Graves Park

3. Kelham Island Museum

4. Weston Park Museum

5. Millennium Gallery

6. Sheffield Cathedral

7. Peace Gardens

8. Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre

Universities in Sheffield

There are many universities in the city where students can pursue higher education. Amber offers student accommodation Sheffield near many of these universities, such as:

1. Sheffield Hallam University

2. The University of Sheffield

3. The Sheffield College

4. Sheffield Hallam University (Collegiate Campus)

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