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Piccadilly Point, Manchester
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Piccadilly Point, Manchester

Berry St, Manchester, M1 2AD, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Piccadilly Point in Manchester M1 2AD stands as an acclaimed student accommodation in Manchester option in the city. Boasting a variety of well-appointed room types, including Studios and ensuite options, Piccadilly Point caters to the diverse needs and preferences of its residents.

Strategically positioned for university life, Piccadilly Point offers easy access to several academic institutions, including the INTO, Manchester, and BIMM, Manchester. This prime location makes it a preferred choice for students seeking a perfect balance between academic pursuits and city living. The city of Manchester itself serves as an enriching environment for students. Renowned for its vibrant cultural scene and historic significance, Manchester offers a plethora of opportunities for both learning and leisure. With its rich industrial heritage and dynamic sports culture, particularly football, Manchester provides a multifaceted experience for students.

Moreover, Manchester is home to numerous prestigious universities that attract a diverse international student population. Beyond academics, the city boasts iconic music venues, world-class museums like the Museum of Science and Industry, and a thriving arts scene, adding depth and enrichment to the student experience.

The property offered by Unite Students, a well-reputed property management group, ensures that residents enjoy a comfortable, spirited, and secure living experience. With a focus on convenience and community, Piccadilly Point provides students with all the amenities and support they need to thrive in their academic and personal endeavors.

Living at the property allows students to not only excel academically but also immerse themselves in the vibrant tapestry of history and culture that Manchester has to offer. Whether exploring the city's iconic landmarks, attending cultural events, or simply enjoying the bustling urban life, residents of Piccadilly Point can truly experience the best of Manchester while enjoying a safe and supportive living environment.

Features

With many different room types to choose from, students will be spoilt for choice at Piccadilly Point, Manchester. The property offers students a choice between en-suite and studio-style accommodations that all come fully furnished. Students can choose from their classic or premium range en-suites that each come with a private bathroom and shared kitchen, with the premium rooms being slightly larger. Similarly, students can also opt for their classic or premium range studios that will each come with a private kitchen and bathroom so students can enjoy complete privacy. Each room is designed keeping the student's need in consideration and comes with all bills included for Wi-Fi, water, electric, heating, gas, and management’s app.

Piccadilly Point, Manchester also has a long list of common features to offer to its residents including a gym and a common area where you can chill anytime and outdoor social space where students can hang out with their friends, enjoy any game or just unwind and socialise after a long week of classes. Piccadilly Point, Manchester also has a communal study space where students can make full use of during exam season when they need a dedicated space to study and their school library is jam-packed with students cramming for finals. The building is also equipped with high-speed wifi ensuring that your assignments will all get completed on time, and maybe even enjoy late-night online gaming sessions with your friends. The other common features like bike storage, a vending machine, laundry, recycling facilities are free whereas printing facilities, and parking at other properties include some extra charge.

The property is also incredibly safe, with CCTV, secure access, fire system, maintenance support, 24x7 assistance, contents insurance, and also has an amazing on-site service team that are always ready to help out residents with any problems that they may face during their stay.

Location and What's Hot?

Located at the heart of an energetic metropolis, Piccadilly Point, Manchester places you right next to an array of vibrant amenities tailor-made for the modern student's lifestyle. Revel in the culinary delight that Manchester boasts with famous eateries like Moose Coffee, Foundation Coffee House, and Caffè Nero just outside your door. Unwind after a long day of lectures at trendsetting bars such as TGI Fridays - Royal Exchange Manchester and Bar Rogue & Bar Wave where cocktails meet the sky.

If you're someone who enjoys a home-cooked meal, Don Marco and Sam's Chop House offer a variety of fresh produce and international groceries to inspire your next culinary adventure. For healthcare needs, rest easy knowing that Manchester Royal Infirmary and Spire Manchester Hospital are within easy reach to ensure your well-being.

Green spaces are aplenty with The Vimto Park and Ardwick Green Park ideal for a quiet study session outdoors or a leisurely afternoon with friends. And when the traveler in you awakens, iconic tourist spots like Manchester Art Gallery and the Manchester Museum beckon with cultural treasures.

The property doesn't just offer convenience; it's a gateway to experiencing student life in all its colours. The proximity to renowned academic institutions like University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, and University of Law make it a sought-after location for students. Not to mention, music lovers and aspiring musicians will find themselves at home with BIMM, Manchester a stone's throw away. All this makes Piccadilly Point, Manchester accommodation in Manchester not just a place to live but a vibrant hub to learn, socialise, and thrive.

Commute

When it comes to staying at Piccadilly Point, Manchester, residents are perfectly positioned to experience the best of city life with a wealth of public transport options at their doorstep. Whether you need to catch a bus, train, or metro, everything is within an arm's reach. The notable Piccadilly and the primary Manchester Piccadilly are just moments away, making commutes to universities and leisure destinations a breeze. The comprehensive local bus service from stops like Great Bridgewater Street and Oxford Street (Stop SV) ensure that you're well-connected to all parts of the city. Exploring Manchester or travelling to classes has never been easier, befitting the strategic location of the property.

What will you get

Bills Included

Ultrafast Broadband & Wi-Fi
Water
Electric
Heating
Gas
Management's App

Common Amenities

Bike Storage
Gym
Vending Machine
Laundry
Communal Study Space
Outdoor Social Space

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling off period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
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  • No visa no pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
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  • No place no pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.
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Payment Policies (4)

  • Booking deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
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  • Payment instalment plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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  • Mode of payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.
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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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Student Accomodations in Manchester

Manchester Student Accommodation

Manchester is a city that has been part of the credits of history itself. Evolving alongside the modern spectacles were the higher educational institutions, the red-brick universities. At present times, the city is renowned as a top-destination for students from across the world. The affordable lifestyle clubbed with budget-friendly options for student accommodation in Manchester is the reason for its popularity. Student homes in Manchester come with all the modern amenities a home away from home must have. However, the factors lead to a crunch in on-campus student housing. Students need to look for choices of private student accommodation in Manchester. With amber’s offerings of student accommodation in Manchester, like the Moss Court, Manchester is a stunning example of the options you can go for. All the options for student accommodation in Manchester are located in proximity to the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University.


Additionally, we also provide options for short-term tenancies, making it convenient for students who require temporary accommodation. At amber, we strive to make the booking process for short-term Manchester student accommodation hassle-free and straightforward. Don't let the search for private student accommodation in Manchester become overwhelming.

About Manchester

Situated in the Northwest of England, this historic city holds a significant place in the heritage of the United Kingdom. Nestled along the banks of the River Irwell, this metropolitan area radiates beauty and charm. Manchester's prominence extends beyond its historical significance. It serves as a vital hub for the country, boasting a thriving economy, robust transportation networks, and a vibrant cultural scene. Its strategic location allows for easy connectivity with neighbouring cities like Huddersfield and Halifax. The city's unique blend of past and present, shaped by its economic and wartime heritage, offers a captivating fusion of the 19th and 20th centuries.


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. In addition to its historical and cultural offerings, The best part is that choices for private student accommodation in Manchester are around all the places we just mentioned. 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.

Best student accommodations in Manchester

University students have a range of essential needs during their time at university, and one of the most crucial is finding perfect student accommodation. Location and proximity to the university are key factors to consider when searching for student accommodations. Students typically take into account sustainability, lifestyle, and transportation options when making their housing decisions. Manchester is an ideal choice for students, as it is home to numerous esteemed institutions and universities. Many students choose this city when considering their accommodation options. We offer the best student accommodation in Manchester, matching the high standards of infrastructure found in the city and its surrounding areas. Here are some top recommendations for student homes in Manchester and some of the most comfortable choices for private student accommodation in Manchester:

1. Princess Street Apartments, Manchester

2. iQ Wilmslow Park

3. Artisan Heights, Manchester

4. iQ Fletcher House, Manchester

5. Rusholme Place

6. Vita Student Circle Square, Manchester

Cost of Living in Manchester

The expenses include the cost of your accommodation, utilities, groceries, travelling, books, internet and many other things. The availability of student accommodation near Manchester Metropolitan University reduces the cost of living. You can have a budget of £400-£750 per month. Below is the breakdown of monthly expenses in Manchester as a student:

1. Food: £280-£500/ month

2. Gas and electricity: £160-£240/ month

3. Internet & mobile phone: £80-£160/ month

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £120-£240/ month

5. Laundry: £15-£30/week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £40-£120/ month

7. Clothing: £160-£300/ month

8. Travel (buses, trams, and trains): £200-£280/ month

Student Travel Manchester

The city is one of the largest metropolitan areas outside the capital. It has an extensive England's transport system, in general, is potentially one of the most effective transportation systems on our planet. The city and the student accommodation in Manchester are smartly connected to every central transportation system within walking distance from every university.  To help you out, below is a list of some of the major transport systems and their average fares:


1. Tramlink: One notable transportation option is the renowned Manchester Metrolink, an extensive tram network that provides affordable travel options for students and is a convenient way to navigate the city and its surroundings.


2. Train: This city has a dedicated metro rail system covering Victoria and Piccadilly Station. These stations are concisely well-connected train stations, so students staying at amber-provided student accommodation in Manchester won't have to worry about travelling to nearby cities on weekends.


3. Bus: The bus network in this city runs 24 hours daily, with more than 100 buses running up and down the city. Students can take buses from the City Centre near the student accommodation in Manchester that connects to all national highways of England.  Hundreds of local bus stops are at every corner of the city, designed to cater to local, national and international travellers. The average bus fare is around  £1- £1.20 per day. You can also choose a 'Get Me There' travel pass, significantly reducing local transport expenses.


4. Walking & Cycling: You can also explore local parts of the city via cycling. The city is pedestrian-friendly and, thus, very much walkable. Staying in student accommodation near Manchester Metropolitan University brings your travel costs to zero.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Manchester

International students are drawn to the vibrant student life in this city. It offers a plethora of lively and dynamic venues that cater to people of all ages, making it an ideal destination for exploration and travel. Those who appreciate serene waterfronts can enjoy the picturesque River Irwell, which boasts a natural beauty that is sure to captivate Instagram enthusiasts. If you have chosen this city for your study abroad experience, rest assured that as a newcomer, you have nothing to worry about. You can opt to share a studio apartment with friends or find Manchester student accommodation options in close proximity to the university campus. These Manchester accommodations are thoughtfully designed to provide amenities that ensure an unforgettable university experience.


For convenient living, it is recommended to reside in the city centre, where options like MSV South, Cavendish Place, Ancoats Gardens, and Waterloo Street offer comfortable living spaces. Exploring the local shops and city malls will expose you to eateries that bring a diverse range of cuisines and beverages from around the world. The Gherkin and Hampton & Vouis are popular restaurants and takeout spots, offering satisfying dining experiences at affordable prices.

For those interested in sports and nightlife, catching a football match with the city's renowned football team at The Bay Horse Tavern can be a delightful experience. Additionally, clubs like The Venue Nightclub, located in close proximity to the city centre, provide an opportunity to groove to trendy disco beats.

Manchester Tourist Attractions

With so many captivating tourist attractions and things to do in Manchester, it's no wonder the city is among the most admired cities in the world. Around 20 million tourists visit Manchester every year. The picturesque views, historical palaces, green areas and traditions make it intriguing and attract a large group of people. The hubs, pubs, delightful cafes, leisure places, parks and student-efficient clubs drive students to Manchester. Some famous attractions in this city are:

1. Museum of Science and Industry

2. People's History Museum

3. Knowsley Safari Park

4. The John Rylands Library

5. Manchester Opera House

6. Manchester Art Gallery

7. Etihad Stadium

8. Heaton Park

Universities in Manchester

Many well-known and respectable universities in and around Manchester provide various degrees and courses to students. With a large international student population, Manchester caters to diverse needs. Manchester is also among the best student cities in the world. We have provided the list of the best universities in Manchester below:

1. University of Law

2. Arden University

3. INTO

4. Royal Northern College of Music

5. The Manchester College

6. Manchester Metropolitan University

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