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Collegiate Pillar Box, Coventry

Hertford St, Coventry, CV1 1LA, United Kingdom
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£105
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0.9 mi from City Center
( 19m. 12m. 4m)
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Coventry University | 0.4 mi
City College Coventry | 0.6 mi
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game room
Comfy sofas
Coffee table
Drink cooler
bills included
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About the Property

Collegiate Pillar Box, CV1 1LA, stands as a premium choice for student accommodation in Coventry. Known for its comfort and modern facilities, it offers various types of studios and ensuites catering to different preferences and needs. This property is particularly convenient for students as it is located within proximity to educational institutions such as Coventry University, University of Warwick, and City College Coventry, fostering an easy commute to and from campus.


Coventry in the UK boasts a remarkable blend of historical heritage and contemporary culture, making it an ideal environment for students. With a vibrant student population, the city ranks as a respected educational hub, offering not just top-notch academics but also a diverse social landscape. Poised to become the UK's City of Culture for 2021, Coventry is teeming with arts and culture. It boasts two impressive universities, three cathedrals, numerous chic indie shops, and some of the fastest cars in the world. For car enthusiasts, Coventry is a must-visit. The  Coventry Transport Museum houses the largest collection of British-made cars, motorcycles, and bicycles globally.


Need to slow down? Wander through Coventry's architectural marvels. It's the only city in the UK with three cathedrals - St Mary's and Coventry Cathedral, a modern structure partially built from St Michael's ruins. Hidden within Coventry Cathedral, the Rising Café is a chic, eclectic spot recently visited by Prince William and Kate Middleton. They enjoyed cake and tea, but we suggest lingering longer to soak up the vintage atmosphere. For a sophisticated Saturday night, visit The Botanist. With its sparkling chandeliers and Roaring Twenties ambience, it's a truly stylish venue. Students at Collegiate Pillar Box Coventry can immerse themselves in the city's history or enjoy the bustling atmosphere of the Coventry Market. With its offering of high-quality, amenity-rich accommodation, Collegiate Pillar Box Coventry student accommodation is more than just a place to stay; it's a cornerstone for a memorable and immersive student experience.

Features

Collegiate Pillar Box student accommodation is a premium student housing in Coventry that offers a range of studios and ensuites. Each room features a comfortable double bed, providing a cosy space for rest after a busy day. The private ensuite shower room ensures convenience and privacy for personal care routines. A fully equipped kitchenette allows students to prepare their own meals, promoting independence and healthy eating habits. For entertainment and relaxation, each room includes a flat-screen Smart TV, perfect for unwinding with favourite shows or movies. Academic pursuits are supported by a dedicated study desk and chair, creating an ergonomic workspace. Ample storage space helps keep the room organised and clutter-free. Importantly, superfast Wi-Fi is available in every room, ensuring students stay connected for online classes, research, and staying in touch with friends and family.


Collegiate Pillar Box student accommodation also offers an impressive array of common amenities that cater to every aspect of student life. Physical well-being is prioritised with a well-equipped gym and fitness suite. For academic success, there are dedicated study facilities and ultra-fast Wi-Fi throughout the property. In today's health-conscious world, regular cleaning routines and sanitising facilities ensure a safe living environment. The heart of the community is the communal area, featuring a spacious living room with comfy sofas and a coffee table for relaxation. Entertainment is top-notch, with a large 42-inch flat-screen TV and a console offering a variety of games. The fully fitted kitchen, complete with a fridge/freezer, ample storage, and a drink cooler, encourages shared meal preparation, while the breakfast table/bar is perfect for quick meals or group dining. Exclusive social events are regularly organised, fostering a strong sense of community and providing opportunities to make lasting friendships.

Location and What's Hot?

Located at the pulsating heart of Coventry, Collegiate Pillar Box Coventry student accommodation offers convenient access to a vibrant array of amenities, catering to all your needs and whims. As a student here, you're surrounded by educational excellence with universities such as Coventry University and Arden University, ensuring a short commute. Additional renowned institutions, including BIMM, are also within the vicinity, solidifying Collegiate Pillar Box Coventry as a prime choice for student accommodation in Coventry. For those culinary adventurous souls, tantalise your taste buds at China Red Restaurant & Karaoke Venue @ Coventry, A Sushi Restaurant, or Greggs. Enjoy a delicious cup of coffee at Bean & Leaf Coffee House and Costa Coffee. There are also several bars around Collegiate Pillar Box, including The Castle Grounds and The Earl of Mercia - JD Wetherspoon. Essential groceries can be easily picked up at Top Express or Tesco Express without the need for a lengthy trip.


Health care is readily accessible with medical facilities such as Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital nearby. For a breath of fresh air or a brisk jog, War Memorial Park beckons. Indulge in Coventry's rich history at Coventry Cathedral or explore the innovations at Coventry Transport Museum. All these sites are just outside your door. The property's central location means that socialising and networking with fellow students is easier than ever, with lively spots and student hubs all around. This ideal location makes it seamless to close your evenings in comfort or start your mornings with energy. Collegiate Pillar Box isn't just a place to stay; it's the centre for a productive and exhilarating student lifestyle, all within the vibrant, historic, and culturally rich city of Coventry.

Commute

Getting around the city is a breeze for students living at Collegiate Pillar Box Coventry. This student accommodation's prime location offers seamless connectivity to various parts of the city. Conveniently located public transport stops are at your doorstep. Catch a bus for a smooth ride from the nearby Magistrates Court (Stop LP1) bus stop and Quadrant (Stop BY1) bus stop. You can also jump on a train from Coventry Railway Station for quick access to the surrounding areas. The central setting of Collegiate Pillar Box Coventry ensures that whether you're commuting to your university or planning a weekend getaway, the journey is always easy and stress-free, giving you more time to focus on your studies and enjoy your student life.

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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 1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date, 2nd instalment – the following January, 3rd instalment – the following May: 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 Coventry

Coventry Student Accommodation

When it comes to finding the ideal student accommodation in Coventry, opting for off-campus housing presents numerous advantages, such as freedom, privacy, and a chance to immerse in the city's historical culture. Amber is a pivotal ally for students looking to navigate the plentiful student accommodation Coventry options, streamlining their search by connecting them to a multitude of suitable living spaces near institutions such as Coventry University, the University of Warwick, and City College Coventry. Amber's user-friendly platform is a treasure trove of student accommodation Coventry choices, located in convenient proximities to the city's reputable institutions. Their extensive range of room types ensures that there's a snug fit for every preference, whether you're looking for an ensuite room or a shared apartment. Prioritizing the comfort of its residents, these properties boast amenities aimed at making student life both relaxing and productive, such as high-speed internet, well-equipped study areas, and fitness facilities.

For those studying at the best universities in the city, properties like Paradise Student Village, Collegiate Corporation Village, and Collegiate Burges House, and many more, embody the perfect blend of accessibility and serene living environments.

About Coventry

Coventry, an interesting city situated in the West Midlands of the United Kingdom, boasts a rich cultural history and modernity. It's a locale where mediaeval remnants meet contemporary culture, making it a fascinating place for anyone, especially students. Known for its prominent role in Britain's automotive industry and celebrated for its contribution to the arts, Coventry also thrives as a hub of education and innovation. The city is home to a dynamic student population, drawn to its reputable institutions and the quality student accommodation Coventry options on offer.

The heartbeat of student life can be felt in localities such as Earlsdon, with its bohemian vibe, and Canley, a stone's throw from educational majors. Affordable student accommodation in Coventry is designed to cater to a diverse student community; whether you're looking for a quiet study environment or a bustling social scene, you'll find a locale that suits your needs. Coventry University, nestled in the city centre, and the prestigious University of Warwick contribute immensely to both the academic and cultural heritage of the city. With unions and student clubs to fit the needs of all students coming from all over the world, Coventry is one of the best university towns out there.

Students seeking student accommodation Coventry options have ample choices, ranging from stylish studios to shared apartments, all designed to enhance the student experience. At amber, we understand the importance of finding the perfect home away from home, which is why we list a rich selection of Coventry student accommodation options, ensuring your academic journey is both comfortable and memorable.

Best Student Accommodation Coventry

Finding the ideal student accommodation in Coventry can greatly enhance your university experience, especially for those relocating to this amazing city. Opting for off-campus housing opens a world of opportunities, including greater independence, possibly more affordable living options, the ability to choose your flatmates, and immersion in a larger community that extends beyond the university campus. Conveniently positioned in close proximity to renowned accommodation near Coventry University and the University of Warwick, Coventry offers a variety of student accommodations, such as private ensuite rooms, shared student halls, and fully-fledged studio apartments, providing something for every preference and budget. Below are the top student accommodation Coventry options available in the city, each uniquely tailored to enrich your student life:

1. Gulson Gardens

2. Greyfriars House

3. Broad Lane House

4. Collegiate Pillar Box

5. Canvas Coventry City Point

6. iQ Weaver Place

7. Canvas Coventry Arundel House

8. The Apollo Works

9. Merlin Point

10. Mercia Lodge

Cost of Living in Coventry

Understanding the cost of living in Coventry is crucial for students who are planning their finances before moving into their accommodation of choice. The average cost of living for a student in Coventry can significantly influence both their budgeting and lifestyle choices. Whether you're searching for student accommodation or looking to manage your expenses, it’s important to anticipate your outgoings. Students can expect a cumulative monthly cost of living in Coventry to be around £800 - £1,200 per month, depending on lifestyle and type of Coventry student accommodation.

1. Food & Groceries - £200 - £250/month
2. Transportation - £55 - £85/month
3. Utilities (including internet) - £60 - £100/month
4. Clothing - £50 - £70/month
5. Sports & Leisure - £30 - £50/month
6. Internet and Phone Bills - £40 - £70/month

Student Travel Coventry

For students seeking ideal Coventry student accommodation, it's key to consider how you'll navigate the bustling city. In Coventry, students can enjoy affordable and accessible public transportation options, ensuring they have the freedom and flexibility to explore the city to its full potential or commute to their respective campuses with ease. Each of these transportation modes supports a sustainable and efficient travel environment, ensuring students have a hassle-free experience when staying in the city. The city offers a variety of convenient travel options, such as:

1. Buses
Running with commendable frequency, Coventry's bus network connects the entire city, including areas near student accommodation in Coventry, making travel to key universities straightforward. You can expect a bus every 5-10 minutes during peak hours. A single journey could set you back by approximately £2.10, though savings can be achieved by purchasing a travel card, known as the Pop card, which offers daily, weekly, or monthly passes.

2. Trains
The train service from Coventry railway station is an excellent choice for longer commutes, such as to Leicester College. Regular services are available and the travel time depends on the destination. A standard fare may vary widely but using a Railcard can offer savings of about 1/3rd of your expense.

3. Cycling
For a greener option, cycling is much encouraged in Coventry. With ample bike paths and dedicated lanes, it's not only an eco-friendly choice but also a healthy one. Cycling can be practically free, with the only cost being the initial purchase or rental of the bike. Additionally, most student accommodation Coventry options offer a secure bike storage space as well, for added convenience.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Coventry

Coventry offers a diverse and enriching lifestyle for students. Known for its blend of cultural heritage and contemporary living, Coventry promises a safe and comfortable environment for those pursuing their academic goals. With student accommodation Coventry options conveniently located around the city, students can fully immerse themselves in all this historic city has to offer. The city’s welcoming atmosphere is epitomised by the wide range of hangout spots tailored to student preferences. For caffeine aficionados, the city hosts a host of quaint cafes, such as the RISING Café, a charming spot known for its vintage vibe. Meanwhile, The Golden Cross pub offers a taste of traditional British life with its historic decor and lively environment. Restaurants such as The Courtyard and YAKII are the perfect go-to places!

The War Memorial Park is a popular spot for students to relax or have a leisurely game of football.

For those seeking a touch of nature, Coombe Abbey Park offers picturesque walks and stunning gardens to explore. The city truly comes to life with its events calendar, presenting an array of festivals and cultural happenings. The Coventry Motofest showcases a riot of sound and speed, celebrating the city’s automobile heritage, while the Godiva Festival brings together music lovers from across the UK. Coventry not only provides excellent Coventry student accommodations but also enriches students’ lives with its blend of historic charm and modern cultural experiences. Its compact nature means everything is easily accessible, making life as a student in Coventry stress-free and full of potential. Whether you’re sipping coffee in a cosy nook or revelling in a music festival, Coventry embodies a stimulating and enjoyable student experience.

Coventry Tourist Attractions

From the awe-inspiring Coventry Cathedral to the fascinating Coventry Transport Museum, the city offers an intriguing blend of ancient and modern. You can also access these tourist spots from your student accommodation in Coventry through public transport:

1. Coventry Cathedral
2. Coventry Transport Museum
3. St. Mary's Guildhall
4. The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
5. War Memorial Park
6. Coventry Music Museum

Universities in Coventry

Coventry, is home to some of the most esteemed and renowned universities in the country. Students flock to this area for its excellent educational institutions and the dynamic student accommodation Coventry choices that cater to diverse needs. Best universities include:

1. Coventry University

2. University of Warwick
3. City College Coventry
4. Arden University

5. BIMM, Birmingham

6. Aston University

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