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Parkway Gate, Manchester
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Parkway Gate, Manchester

Chester St, Manchester, M15, United Kingdom
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About the Property

For anyone looking for sought-after student accommodation in Manchester, Parkway Gate, located at M15, is a great place to consider. This Manchester student accommodation offers a mix of ensuites, flats, and studios to cater to your needs. The property is a short distance from major universities such as Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester School of Art, and Royal Northern College of Music. Though finding your home away from home seems cumbersome, you can book Parkway Gate is designed to consider specific requirements in mind. In fact, Parkway Gate Manchester is an ideal choice as it is not just located close to major universities but also offers top-notch amenities and facilities.


Manchester, a major city in the northwest of England, goes back to the construction of a wooden fort by the Roman army around 80 AD, situated approximately one mile south of the current cathedral. Renowned as a cradle of the Industrial Revolution, Manchester boasts a rich legacy in science, politics, music, arts, and sports. The heart of Manchester, brimming with restaurants, bars, museums, galleries, hotels, and accommodations, offers an immersive urban experience. Surrounding Greater Manchester unveils a mosaic of visitor attractions, including charming market towns, traditional pubs, and picturesque green spaces and waterways, which you can explore on foot or by bike. Additionally, students will get to attend world-class events and festivals such as the landmark Manchester International Festival and Manchester Christmas Markets. What Parkway Gate Manchester makes for perfect student accommodation for students is its excellent amenities and offerings, ensuring comfort and convenience for students. Besides major universities, popular bars, restaurants, and shopping centres also surround the Parkway Gate student accommodation. There are also many famous tourist spots near Parkway Gate Manchester that students can explore on foot. With so much to discover, students staying at Parkway Gate will have a wonderful student living experience.

Features

Students can choose from a range of studios, ensuites, and shared flats at Parkway Gate. There are no concerns regarding necessities because the student rooms are all furnished and well-equipped. The ensuites at Parkway Gate come in eight varieties: classic ensuite, classic accessible ensuite, premium range 1 ensuite, premium range 2 ensuite, classic 1 bedroom flat, premium range 2 studio, premium range 1 studio, and classic studio. The ensuites have a private room, private bathroom, and shared kitchen. In addition, most of the ensuites and studios feature a bedside table, wardrobe, curtains, desk & chair, and underbed storage. Plus, the bedroom flat ensures complete privacy with a private bedroom, private bathroom, and private kitchen and features a double bed and desk study space.

Parkway Gate student accommodation also offers a range of common amenities to students. You get a common area where you can hang out and catch up with your roommates. At the outdoor social space, you can party with your friends. You also get bike storage, a communal study space, a vending machine, Wi-Fi, and recycling, laundry & printing facilities. On the security aspect, the student accommodation has secure access, CCTV surveillance, and a fire system. Maintenance support, contents insurance, and an onsite service team are always available to assist you with anything at Parkway Gate Manchester. Moreover, the rent includes management’s app, electricity,  gas, heating, Wi-Fi, and water.

Location and What's Hot?

Parkway Gate is based on Chester Street, just off Oxford Road. It is only a few minutes walk from Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester School of Architecture, and Royal Northern College of Music. Just a short distance from Parkway Gate Manchester are some of Manchester's best restaurants, cafés, nightclubs, and museums. Enjoy the mouthwatering food, take in the city's nightlife, or just relax in a cosy cafe for some alone time. You're also close to the city's best historical sites and cultural attractions; there is so much to do in Manchester. As a student in Manchester, this is a great place to call home.


When you want to satiate your taste buds, you can visit Azuma, ETCI MEHMET, Ribeye Steakhouse, KNIGHTS BBQ, and Teatime Collective. For some good drinks, you can head to The Courtyard, Hatch, and Revolution Manchester - Deansgate Locks. You can visit HOME Theatre Manchester and Palace Theatre Manchester. Head to O2 Ritz Manchester to enjoy some amazing live music. If you love concerts, you can go to The Bridgewater Hall. To watch movies, you can go to Odeon. For grocery shopping, head to Asda Hulme Superstore and Global African Ltd. If you love taking long strolls, you can visit Saint John’s Gardens, Sackville Gardens, Gartside Gardens, and Parsonage Gardens. Explore Manchester Arndale Shopping Centre, Hulme Retail Park, and Urban Exchange if you want to indulge in some retail therapy. Art lovers can head to the Manchester Art Gallery, Saul Hay Gallery, and Contemporary Six - The Gallery. You can also explore the Science and Industry Museum, People’s History Museum, and Manchester Museum. The other famous tourist spots that you can discover near Parkway Gate student accommodation include The Manchester City Stadium Tour, Manchester Cathedral, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, and The Pankhurst Centre. Needless to say, this student accommodation has got you covered with its great location near city hotspots.

Commute

Parkway Gate is perfect for students as it is easily accessible by Manchester’s well-connected public transportation network. You’ll find many bus stops just around the corner, such as Cambridge Street/Chester Street, City Road East, and Hulme Street. Deansgate - Castlefield is the closest tram stop to Parkway Gate. However, Chester Street (Stop C) is the closest to Parkway Gate. The other tram stops near Parkway Gate student accommodation include Market Street, St Peter’s Square, and Piccadilly Gardens. If you want to travel by train, you will find many train stations near this student accommodation. These include Deansgate train station and Manchester Piccadilly train station. With several safe cycling routes available in the city, students can also take a bicycle to get around the city.

Distance

1. Distance to University of Manchester:


Private Transport - 5 min 


Public Transport - 12 min 


Walking - 17 min


2. Distance to Manchester Metropolitan University:


Private Transport - 4 min 


Public Transport - 8 min


Walking - 9 min


3. Distance to University of Salford:


Private Transport - 12 min 


Public Transport - 30 min



Nearest places:- 


10 minutes to the Royal Northern College of Music

Oxford Road Station

& Manchester Piccadilly Station

Variety of supermarkets, restaurants and bars

Vibrant nightlife and shopping districts of the city centre

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wi-Fi (Average Speeds of 110Mb/s)
Water
Electric
Heating
Gas
Management's App

Common Amenities

Wi-Fi
Bike Storage
Communal Study Space
Common Area
Vending Machine
Laundry

Cancellation Policies (4)

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  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
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  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 flexible instalment plans.
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  • Mode Of Payment
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Frequently Asked Questions

What bills do I need to pay?

Most bills, including electricity, water, heating and Wi-Fi, are included in your rent.
If you choose to watch live or on demand television you will need to pay for a TV license.

Do students have to pay for a TV license?

If you are bringing a Television and planning to watch live or on demand TV, the Television Licensing Authority requires that you buy a license.

Do I need to buy contents insurance for my room?

When you book with them the personal items inside your room are automatically insured against fire, flood, theft and accidental damage by our partners Endsleigh.
More information on your cover, including your full policy documents.

Can I share a studio room with someone else?

They have a small number of dual occupancy rooms in some of their properties. However, outside of these rooms, we do not allow more than one person to live in their rooms, nor can they accommodate under 16's living in any of their rooms with a parent or guardian.

Can I extend my tenancy?

Yes, if the same room that you are currently in is available they are happy to extend your stay. Your property team will be happy to arrange this for you.

Can I choose who I live with?

When you book with them, your room will be allocated at random. If you have a preference on who you'll be living with for example same sex flatmates or postgraduate flatmates please Contact and they will see what the options are for you.
They will try to meet your preferences where they can, but they can't guarantee this as it is dependent on availability.

Can I book a flat with friends?

Yes, you can book the room with friends.

Is there parking available at my property and how much does it cost?

Some of the properties have parking available which students can reserve on a first come first serve basis. The cost of the parking space is dependent on the property.

What happens if I can't make a payment?

Your installment due dates are outlined in your tenancy agreement and by accepting the terms and conditions of your contract, both customer and guarantor are accepting responsibility for payment on the dates provided. If you are unable to make payment for your rent, please speak to your property team. They will be able to discuss with you your payment options and advise you of any future implications depending on how late the payment will be.

Can I view the property and room before booking?

Looking to view first? They've created virtual tours for most of our properties but if you would like to see the property in person, you can book this online for your chosen property.
If you would like to see the property and view the available rooms in person, connect with your amber agent to arrange a viewing.

What should I do if I am going to be arriving late at night or early in the morning?

If you are arriving late at night or early in the morning, simply call them and they’ll arrange for someone to come out and let you in.

What will happen when I arrive?

Their team will be ready and waiting to check you in when you arrive, and give you the keys to your new room. If you have been asked to book a time slot for arrival, please make sure you stick to this.
You will receive information on your new home and city and they'll let you know what to do if you need any help or support while settling in.

Can you store my luggage if I have it delivered ahead of my arrival?

They will be preparing your room for your arrival, and will not be able to store any luggage for you before you arrive.
LOVESPACE provides storage and packing solutions for all residents at properties without the hassle. You book online, they collect for free, store your stuff and deliver back to any UK address.

Will I get my advance rent back?

If you paid advance rent at the start of your tenancy, they put this towards your first rent installment. It wasn’t a deposit, so they won’t return it to you when you check-out.

Can I check-out before the end of my tenancy?

Yes. You can leave any time before your contract ends, and they will process your check-out early. You’ll need to return your keys and check-out in the Management’s App, or tell a member of staff you’re leaving early.
If you do decide to check-out early and surrender your tenancy, you won’t be entitled to any rent refund.

Is cleaning provided?

It’s your responsibility to clean both your room and the shared areas of your flat.
Find guidance on keeping your room and flat clean and tidy on the Common Room.

How much does it cost to use the laundry facilities at my property?

The cost to use the laundry facilities in your building may differ slightly. Pricing information will be available once you've checked into your property.

Do you provide bedding or do I need to bring my own?

Bedding is not provided in their properties. You will need to bring your own bedding to use when you arrive.
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

How do I collect my key?

You can collect your keys from reception when you arrive. Remember, if you have been asked to do so, make sure you have booked a check-in slot. At your allotted time, just come straight to the main reception with your photo ID and the team will have your keys ready and waiting for you.

Can someone else pick my key up for me?

No. For security reasons, they can only give your room key directly to you.

Can I move in early?

Their standard tenancies have fixed dates and cannot be changed. However, if you are looking to move in earlier it may be possible to book an additional short stay tenancy and you will be charged for any additional nights. Check availability for your property.

I'm going to be late - do I need to let you know?

If you are running late on your arrival day, don’t worry - They will still be able to check you in.
As you will have missed your check-in slot you may have to wait to move in later on in the day though, when they can welcome you to the property safely.

Can my family or friends stay for a few nights after dropping me off?

All customers should follow their property’s rules on having guests. Please speak to your property team if you don’t know what these are.

Is there anything I can't bring with me when I move in?

Please leave anything illegal out of your new home. Candles and other hazardous items are not allowed either.
Unfortunately you'll need to leave any pets at home too. If you need a guide dog or working dog to assist you, please get in touch to discuss your options.
Fridges are another no-no. However, they do make some exceptions, for example if you’ve got a medical reason to have one. You'll need to check this with your property team before you move in.

Are things like pots, pans and cutlery provided in the kitchen?

You’ll need to bring your own pots, pans and other kitchen items
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

Can I bring my pet with me?

No, unfortunately, pets are not allowed.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No, subletting your room is not allowed. If you do wish to leave your contract early you will need to find a replacement tenant and provide them with their details so that they can release you from your contract and create a new tenancy agreement for them.

How do I accept my tenancy agreement?

Once you have booked your room with them you will receive an email, titled 'Booking Offer Confirmation' and Acceptance. In that email, you will find a link to 'View' your agreement.

Do I need to read the tenancy document?

Yes, it's really important you understand what you're agreeing to. If there's any terms or conditions which are unclear, or if you're still unsure, they recommend you get in touch with them. Once you've accepted your tenancy agreement, you have entered into a contract. If you want to change or cancel your tenancy at a later date, you'll need to check the cancellation policy.

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Every year, over 96,200 students choose this city as their educational destination, with 17,500 hailing from different parts of the world. The Imperial War Museum North, Manchester Cathedral, National Football Museum, and Chinatown are among the renowned sites that draw thousands of visitors each year. Also, you will find stellar options for student accommodation near Manchester Metropolitan University. Manchester's universities, including esteemed institutions like the Manchester School of Art, Arden University, BIMM, and BPP University, offer a diverse range of programs spanning various disciplines. With its compelling blend of history, culture, and world-class education, Manchester continues to captivate both travellers and students alike with its incredible options for student accommodation in Manchester, leaving an indelible mark as a city that embraces perfection.

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When it comes to the cost of living in Manchester, several factors shape the overall expenses. Student housing is a significant factor, with rent and property prices varying depending on the area and proximity to the city centre. The type of student accommodation in Manchester, whether it's a shared flat, a studio, or a larger apartment, also influences housing costs. Understanding the cost of living in Manchester is crucial for students to manage their budgets and lifestyle choices effectively. On average, students can anticipate a monthly cost ranging from £1,000 to £1,300. Additionally, the cost of essential goods and services, such as groceries, utilities, and transportation, can fluctuate based on one's lifestyle choices and location within the city. Furthermore, factors like transportation costs, whether relying on public transit or personal vehicles, can have a substantial impact on monthly expenses. Below are the expenses you might incur while staying in Manchester.

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2. Food: £470 - £500 per month

3. Groceries: £120 - £140 per month

4. Transportation: £80 - £100 per month

5. Entertainment: £40 - £60 per month

6. Clothes: £70 - £80 per month

7. Sports & Leisure: £30-£60 per month

8. Utilities (including WiFi): £40-£60 per month

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