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Collegiate Middle Street, Portsmouth
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Collegiate Middle Street, Portsmouth

Middle St, Southsea, PO5 4BG, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Out of all the student accommodations in Portsmouth, none can be as amazing as Middle Street. Middle Street Portsmouth accommodation has a number of studio options to cater to the student. The location is very central and buzzing, and one of the main features of Middle Street is its proximity to some of Portsmouth's most prestigious universities. The University of Portsmouth is just a 2 min walk away, International College Portsmouth (ICP) is a 4 min walk away and Highbury Campus - City of Portsmouth College is a 14 min drive away. Middle Street, Portsmouth, offers many different kinds of student accommodations to choose from, namely a number of kinds of studios.

The location of the student accommodation is also very attractive, with easy access to all the amenities that residents might need, including shops and restaurants. The closeness of these amenities makes sure that students have everything they need right on their doorstep. Getting around Portsmouth is also easy and affordable, thanks to the well-connected public transport system conveniently located near Middle Street student accommodation. The closest bus stop, University House, is just a 2-minute walk away, while the nearest railway station, Portsmouth & Southsea, is only an 8-minute walk away. A coastal city spread across Portsea Island, Portsmouth is a beautiful city that holds major significance in UK’s maritime history and is home to many navy museums. While such a picturesque city is reason enough to stay in Portsmouth, prestigious colleges thrown into the mix make it even better. There is always something exciting happening in Portsmouth, and students can never get bored.


Middle Street has rooms that are chic and modern while also being extremely comfortable. One of the main features of Middle Street Student accommodation is the chic kitchens in the studios and large comfortable beds, study spaces for a focused study session and plenty of storage space to stay organized along with a television and sofa to get the weekend vibe going.

The communal areas and modern and perfect for the residents to interact with each other. There are plenty of spacious communal lounges that feature Smart TV, Games area for friendly competition and a well-equipped gym for working out and staying fit. There is also 24/7 CCTV surveillance for the residents' safety and onsite laundry facilities. Grab and Go breakfast and a free hot drink is also offered for the convenience of the students.  There is also secure bike storage and an amazing exclusive social calendar.

Location and What's Hot?

Middle Street is located in an extremely central, safe and buzzing area of Portsmouth. There are a number of things to do in Portsmouth, like visiting the bars and clubs; there are also plenty of restaurants and cute little breakfast places nearby to grab a bite. One of the biggest selling points of Middle Street, Portsmouth is the distance from the universities; the University of Portsmouth is just a 5 min walk away, International College Portsmouth (ICP) is a 4 min walk away, and Highbury Campus - City of Portsmouth College is a 13 min drive away.

There are plenty of places to eat near Middle Street, Portsmouth, like The Rocka restaurant, Los Dos Amigos, Marimon House, 7Bone Burger Co. Portsmouth and Restaurant 27 that serve delicious food that you won’t be able to get enough of and afterwards go for one of the chilled cocktails at Emporium Bar, O’Neill’s Southsea, Sherlock’s Bar Southsea, The Beacon and The Vaults Southsea. There are also nice cafes to go to like Cafe Coco, Southsea Coffee Co, The Garage Lounge, 2 Nice Cafe and the Fratton. There are also plenty of things to do and places to visit, like Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, The D-Day Story, Clarence Pier, South Parade pier and Cumberland House Natural History Pier. If you have a day off and want to go to a nice park for a picnic or a walk, there are a few nearby to choose from, like,  Landport Park, Ravelin Park, Victoria Park, Kingston park and Orchard Park. The student life near Middle Street student accommodation is lively and buzzing, and so is loved by the residents. There are also plenty of supermarkets and grocery stores nearby for the students to get fresh and affordable groceries, like Sainsbury’s Local, Tesco express, Costcutter and Portsmouth International Food Centre


The public transport in Portsmouth is fast and convenient for the students studying there and especially for the residents of Middle street student accommodation. The closest bus stop, Stand J, is just a couple minutes walk away, while the nearest railway station, Portsmouth & Southsea, is only an 8-minute walk away. Walking and cycling are the healthiest and most environmentally friendly modes of commute, while taxis are the faster but way more expensive mode. There are also student discounts and cards offered to students with valid IDs.

What will you get

Your Rent Include


Common Amenities

Grab and go breakfast with free hot drink
Gym & fitness suite
Exclusive social events
Smart TV
Unlimited superfast WiFi
Gaming area with 110’TV*

Cancellation Policies (2)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • 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's included in the 'inclusive rate'?

All utilities  electric, gas and water are included in the rent on a fair usage allowance with hot water available 24-hours per day. Heaters are controlled individually by the tenants in their rooms. High-speed internet and Wi-Fi throughout the building, including bedrooms and ethernet cable connection in bedrooms Council Tax  students are exempt from paying council tax, however some councils may charge tenants out of term time, therefore the tenant is liable for any council tax charges that may be incurred. Contents insurance is provided through Endsleigh insurance to cover your belongings for up to 10,000.

Is there a TV?

A flat-screen TV with 40 channels is provided in most of their apartments and studios. Please check with the management team at your accommodation what is provided. If you've brought your own TV, you'll be pleased to hear that there's a TV aerial point in your bedroom, but please note, you are responsible for providing your own TV licence.

Do I have to pay for a TV licence?

You will be responsible for providing a TV licence should you use a TV in your room/apartment.

Will I have internet in my room?

Broadband and Wi-Fi is available throughout the building, 24-hours a day.

How do I access the internet?

Wi-Fi is available throughout the accommodation. Wired connections are available via an Ethernet cable, and connected to the wall socket in your room simply open your web browser and follow the instructions. Upgrade options are also available. Internet is provided by third party companies and they have a 24-hour support line should you need it; details will be given out with the welcome pack.

Are kitchen essentials, bedding and towels included in my room?

You will need to provide your own bedding, kitchen equipment, towels etc. But, they know that being a student means there's a lot going on and a lot to organise. This is doubly true if you're coming from overseas. So you can buy these items from them to make settling into your home a little easier. You can choose one of their collections that cater for your exact requirement, from The Kitchen Collection which contains all the kitchen essentials through to The Luxury Collection which was curated for the ultimate in superior living. You don't even have to worry about unpacking it all. They will have it all made up and ready for your arrival so you can enjoy the way of living from the moment you walk through your door.

Will my room be cleaned?

Room cleaning is not included in your rent, so will be responsible for cleaning your room. If you're not a fan of doing the cleaning yourself, they offer a range of room cleaning services. You can choose from weekly, monthly, ad hoc and end-of-tenancy cleans.

Are the fitness suites and other social spaces free to use?

Many of their student accommodation properties have their own on-site fitness suites, as well as a whole host of additional social spaces. Access to these areas is free for residents whenever you like.

What do I have to pay and when?

There are three payment options available at Property. Property offers you to pay your rent in 1, 3 or 4 instalments. To pay rent in 3 or 4 instalments, you will need to provide evidence of a UK based guarantor, such as a family member or friend. If you do not have a UK based guarantor and wish to pay in 3 or 4 instalments, they will also accept Housing Hand as your guarantor. Property offers great flexibility in our 4-instalment plan. This is offered for those students who rely on a student loan and/or grant to pay their rent. they still expect 4 weeks of the rent to be paid 10 days before the start date of the tenancy agreement for your first instalment, and a larger second instalment due at the end of September which is when most student loans/grants have been paid to students in the UK. This will help lots of students to manage their finances at the beginning of term. they will ask you to upload your student loan/grant document to your Property's Portal account prior to your arrival.

I am paying my rent in instalments, when are my payments due?

For those students paying in 1 instalment, the rent payment date is: Single instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date For those students paying in 3 instalments, the rent payment dates are: For those students paying in 4 instalments, the rent payment dates are: This information can also be found on your tenancy agreement. Please note that they don’t accept cash. 1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date, 2nd instalment – the following January, 3rd instalment – the following May, 1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date, 2nd instalment – end of September, 3rd instalment – the following January, 4th instalment – the following May. This information can also be found on your tenancy agreement. Please note that they don’t accept cash.

I am paying my rent in full, when is my payment due?

If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made in advance, in full, 10 days prior to your tenancy start date.

I don't have a guarantor, can I still live in your accommodation?

Of course! If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made a year in advance, in full,10 days prior to tenancy start dates.

When can I move in?

Your accommodation will have a dedicated Move In weekend which coincides with the start of your tenancy. Details of this will be communicated closer to the time. Don't worry if you are not able to move in on the dedicated Move In weekend, you can still pick up your keys during office hours outside of this. Please just contact the helpful on-site accommodation team to let them know when to expect you and to ensure moving in is a hassle-free experience for you.

What documents do I need to check in?

Please ensure that, before you move in, you have * Paid your deposit * Signed your tenancy agreement * Paid your first rental instalment (or full rent if applicable). Please be aware, no keys will be issues to you if rent has not been paid. * Provided 1x photo ID and 1x proof of address for yourself (and your guarantor if applicable) * Provided 1x proof of Visa if required * Provided 2x passport photos and 1x proof of student status.

What do I have to bring?

You will need to provide your own bedding, kitchen equipment, towels etc. If you have specific questions about what to bring, such as sizes for bedding, or whether to bring induction or standard pots and pans, please contact your on-site accommodation team.

Who can be a qualified UK Guarantor?

A resident of the United Kingdom being Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England. A resident needs to be someone who resides within the UK and is recognised as a resident for tax purposes with HMRC. The guarantor must have a fixed address – Proof of address, in the form of a utility bill (less than 3 months old), and photo ID is required. The guarantor must be able to enter their National Insurance number when completing the booking.

What happens if I fall behind on my rent payments?

Your contract with us is legally binding so please make sure you’re clear on its terms and conditions. Here’s an overview of some of the key facts: You are bound to the full contract period – if you leave before the contract ends you will not receive a reduction in rent. You must pay your accommodation fees on the due dates stated on your contract – outstanding debts will eventually be passed on to an external debt collecting agency. Once your debt has been passed on to the agency, you will be liable for all legal charges.

This will be my first time living in this new country and I'm nervous as I don't know anybody...?

Communal student living is all part of the university experience. But at Property think they’ve arranged things to ensure that you have a great environment, friendly people and a real sense of community. they want you to enjoy the now and look back with fondness when the time comes to move on. To help make sure you have the best of times, our accommodation team will arrange events throughout the academic year to help you get to know your flatmates while having a good time – and even learning something new and different from your studies. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for your student residence and on-site notice boards for up-coming events.

I would like to be situated close to my friends in the same apartment block - is this possible?

Absolutely! Please let us have details at the time of booking and they will do our best to accommodate friends and students from the same university together.

What kind of students will be living in accommodation?

A wide range of students live in student accommodation, including undergraduates, postgraduate students and international students.

Are there monthly events or activities planned for residents?

To help make sure you have the best of times during your time with Property, our accommodation team will arrange events throughout the academic year. These events are created for our residents to get to know each other and to help bring learning and networking opportunities to you – so you can learn something new and different from your studies. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for your student residence, speak to the on-site accommodation team or check out the on-site notice boards for up-coming events.

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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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