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New Century Place, Reading is a contemporary student accommodation in Reading located right next to the University of Reading London Road campus and University of West London merely 15-minute away from the main Whiteknights campus. Made up of 7 accommodation blocks, New Century Place, Reading Reading offers a range of en-suites and studio rooms to choose from. All of the rooms come well-furnished with a comfortable bed, a desk and chair, Wifi, freezer and storage space.


Apart from this, the residents at the Reading's New Century Place, Reading student accommodation also get exclusive access to the on-site laundry facility. The property also has an onsite vending machine. Interact with flatmates at their amazing common area or have a group study session at their communal study space or take a break from studies at their outdoor social space. 


During weekends, head to the Buzz Gym Reading to burn up those extra calories or head out to the Oracle Shopping Mall with your friends and eat, shop and drink to your heart's content. The price is all-inclusive of bills, and the Wifi bills are also on the property. Reading student accommodation also offers on-site parking facilities, including secured bike storage.  

Community Amenities

Common Room
Gym
Outdoor Area
Study Room

Apartment Facilities

WiFi
Dishwasher
Freezer
Microwave​/​Oven
Desk & Chair
Double Bed
En Suite Shower

Security and Safety

24h Security

Bills Included

Wifi
Heater
Electricity
Water

Safety and Security

24h Security

Configurations

Executive Studio£199 - £240/week
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

WiFi
Dishwasher
Freezer
Microwave​/​Oven
Desk & Chair
Double Bed
En Suite Shower

Relax and unwind in executive studio with everything the modern student needs! With a comfy double bed, underbed storage, a wardrobe, a bedside table and shelving, there will be plenty of room for all your belongings. Enjoy your own private en suite and fabulously equipped kitchen with a combination oven, fridge/freezer, induction hob and built in extraction fan. When its time to focus, crack on with university work at your own study desk and let off some steam in the many amazing social spaces at New Century Place

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Duration:51 week
Move in:11 Sep, 2021
£199/week
Duration:44 week
Move in:11 Sep, 2021
£209/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:11 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£240/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Executive Premium Studio£256/week
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

WiFi
Dishwasher
Freezer
Microwave​/​Oven
Desk & Chair
Double Bed
En Suite Shower

Get ready to live in luxury in our executive premium studio, with everything a student needs for perfect independent living. Get comfy in your double bed and enjoy your own private en suite. Theres plenty of storage in the studio so students will feel right at home in no time with a wardrobe, underbed storage, bedside table and shelving. When its time for university work, sit at your own study desk and crack on. Cook a delicious meal for yourself in your modern kitchen with a combination oven, fridge/freezer, induction hob and built- in extraction fan!

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Duration:51 week
Move in:11 Sep, 2021
£256/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Executive Luxury Studio£267/week
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

WiFi
Dishwasher
Freezer
Microwave​/​Oven
Desk & Chair
Double Bed
En Suite Shower

Take a look at our fabulous executive luxury studio, with everything students need for the perfect home away from home. Get ready to relax in your comfy double bed after a long day at university and enjoy plenty of space with wardrobes, under bed storage, shelving, and a bedside table! Some studios will have walk-in wardrobes, feature screens and students can soak up stunning views of Reading on the Juliet balcony in some of the studios too! Personalise your studio with your own noticeboard and crack on with studying at your own desk with a chair. Enjoy a private en suite bathroom and a modern kitchen with top quality facilities. The kitchen has fabulous state-of-the-art features like a combination oven, an induction hob, an integrated fridge/freezer and a built-in extraction fan.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:11 Sep, 2021
£267/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Executive Premium Plus Studio£271/week
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

WiFi
Dishwasher
Freezer
Microwave​/​Oven
Desk & Chair
Double Bed
En Suite Shower

executive premier plus studio has plenty of space for students, with a wardrobe, under bed storage, bedside table and shelving, perfect for all your belongings! Sink into your comfy double bed after a long day of studying at your own desk and enjoy your own private en suite. Soak up stunning views of Reading on the Juliet balcony included in selected rooms and cook some delicious food in your own kitchen. The kitchen area has state-of-the-art features including an integrated combination oven, a fridge/freezer, a four ring induction hob, a built-in extraction fan and a breakfast bar with stools!

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Duration:51 week
Move in:11 Sep, 2021
£271/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Executive Superior Studio£275/week
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

WiFi
Dishwasher
Freezer
Microwave​/​Oven
Desk & Chair
Double Bed

executive superior studio is perfect for those students who love a little extra, with some rooms including larger bathrooms, dressing rooms and even island kitchens! Relax in your cosy double bed after a long day of studying at your own desk and make the most of the bags of space provided. Students will have their own wardrobe, underbed storage, a bedside table and shelving. As well as your own private en suite, you get your own state-of-the-art kitchen with top quality features. With an integrated combination oven, a fridge/freezer, a four-ring induction hob, a built-in extraction fan and a breakfast bar, youll be cooking up something delicious in no time!

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Duration:51 week
Move in:11 Sep, 2021
£275/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Executive Compact Studio£199 - £202/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£250

stunning executive compact studio has everything the modern student needs to live in sheer comfort. Get cosy in your double bed and enjoy your own private en suite. Theres plenty of storage space included in the studio, with a wardrobe, underbed storage, a bedside table and shelving for all your belongings. Make the studio your own and decorate your noticeboard with study reminders and photos and when its time to focus, sit at your desk and crack on! When its time for food, cook a delicious meal in your modern kitchen including a combination oven, a fridge/freezer, an induction hob and built-in extraction fan.

Duration:51 week
Move in:11 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£199/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:11 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£202/week
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Booking Details

Cancellation Policy:-


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, GBP 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 Homes for Students 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 GBP 50 for the variation of the contract.

Payment Details

Deposit Fees: 

Pay deposit to confirm the booking


Rent Payments: 

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three installments, which are due in September, January and April.

If you dont have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 14 days 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, however admin fees may apply.


Mode of Payment: 

Online via by logging into your student account

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).

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I live here?

You must be a full-time student, and be 18 years or older to live in the property. You can book with this property whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of the cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.   

Are pets allowed?

 No, pets are not permitted in the buildings.   

What are your contract lengths?

Each of the properties offer different contract lengths and room types.  

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you enlist the details of friends that you would like to live with in the booking form with us, we will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!  

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 at. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy please note there is a room move admin fee of 50.00, you would also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move.A room move would be impacted by the availability at the time of the request and if there is a waiting list for the requested room or flat type.Should your requested room move result in moving to more expensive accommodation then yourself and the Guarantor shall be liable to pay the higher rent from the date the Tenant is given access to the more expensive accommodation.  

Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, the summer accommodation of the same provider usually opens around March.  

Do I have to move out in the holidays?

No, your room is yours for the full contract period! You wont have to move out in the holidays, so you wont have to remove your belongings every term.  

How do I book a viewing?

You can book a viewing of any selected property by sending us an email.  

How do I cancel or re-arrange my viewing?

By dropping us an email for the same.  

Can I book a room without a viewing?

Absolutely. However, we would always recommend booking a viewing wherever possible.  

How long does a viewing take?

Usually up to 30 minutes. However, the sales team are always happy to spend as much time as is needed assisting you with your booking.  

What will I be shown on my viewing?

All communal areas and room types requested (dependent upon availability).  

When do I get my deposit back?

Your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement has ended and your room has been inspected. The amount returned to you will depend on any outstanding charges and any damages found in your room or the communal areas in your flat. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 days to get credited. 

What happens to my deposit?

Your deposit is placed into a Deposit Protection Scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year.  

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in three instalments, you will need a guarantor. Your guarantor must be a homeowner or in full-time employment.  

What do I do if my student loan hasnt arrived yet?

A deferred rent payment option is available for students paying their rent instalments with student finance.Please note the following steps in order to request a deferred rent instalment plan if you are student who has rebooked to live in a Homes for Students property.In order to defer your 1st, 2nd and 3rd rent payments you will be required to do the following: There is no additional charge for the deferred payment plan for rebooking student 

 

Provide evidence of your student loan finance schedule, showing when you will receive your 1st payment, please forward this by email to the property you will be living at in September.


Make a payment of 2 weeks rent, 14 days prior to your contract starting, the date of your tenancy can be found on your tenancy agreement.


The 2 week rent payment will be deducted from the 1st instalment and the remaining balance will need to be paid in line with the date your student finance will be paid.


You will also need to advise if you wish to defer the date of the 2nd and 3rd rent payments in line with your student finance, this request also needs to go to your property team.

Can I move in before I pay my rent?

Students who are up to date with their rental schedule are only allowed to move in early.  

What do I need to provide to be a guarantor?

Please note to be a guarantor you must be in full time employment or a homeowner and lived in the UK (England or Wales) for more than 5 years.You can provide:A copy of proof of identity (with photograph) such as: A copy of proof of address (less than 3 months old) such as: Utility bill statement (i.e. Electricity, Water, Telephone)


Passport


Driving License


ID Badge


Bank statement


Council tax bill for current year

Can I pay my rent weekly?

The largest instalment plan with this provider is 10, the total contract value is divided into 10 equal amounts and this is paid across 10 months.  

Can I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online, or by bank transfer depending on your chosen property. Please note that if you make your payment using a credit card or an overseas debit card, you will be required to pay a surcharge of 1.5%.  

What is included in my rent?

All utility bills are included in your rent such as gas, electricity and water and unlimited wifi*. However, your TV license is not included and this is the sole responsibility of the resident as this is not classed as a utility.   

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

If youre still waiting for your exam results and youre not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, dont worry! You can still apply. You just need to ensure that if you do not get your place at university, you let us know on your chosen property in writing a maximum of 3 days after the A Level results day, to cancel your booking. You must provide a UCAS letter to verify your change in circumstances. In this instance, you will receive a full refund of your deposit. If you dont let us know within 3 days, your tenancy agreement will remain in place, and you will be liable for the rent on your room for the entire contract period.  

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