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Primus Place, Leicester
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Primus Place, Leicester

Gateway St, Leicester, LE2 7DP, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Located at Gateway St, LE2 7DP, Primus Place is a highly regarded student accommodation in Leicester. This Leicester accommodation offers a range of studio options, such as Premium Studio, Ultimate Studio, Premium Plus Studio, and Standard Studio. Primus Place Leicester caters to diverse preferences and needs and is designed with all the needs of students in mind. This Leicester student accommodation is conveniently situated near various esteemed educational institutions, including the University of Leicester, De Montfort University, and Leicester College, providing easy access for students and ensuring that they are never late for any of their classes!

Choosing Primus Place Leicester as a base opens up a world of opportunity for students. Leicester is renowned for its rich history, vibrant student community, and position as an educational hub within the UK. The city boasts a large student population, with several top-ranking universities and colleges that attract a global audience. The city's cultural significance is anchored by historic sites like Leicester Cathedral and the New Walk Museum, alongside being known for the discovery of King Richard III's remains. Life at Primus Place Leicester extends beyond academics; it's about embracing the dynamic culture and thriving social scene that Leicester has to offer. The city of Leicester is also filled with various restaurants, clubs, pubs, lush parks, and cafes that allow students to relax after a long day at university. With a lower cost of living, students can rest assured that they will not burn a hole in their pocket! The city also has great transportation links which connect with other major cities, like London and Manchester, allowing students to travel with ease. With the backing of Student FM, students living at Primus Place Leicester can expect not only high-quality accommodation but also exceptional property management services. For those seeking an enriching university experience, Primus Place can be the perfect home away from home.


Discover a world of convenience and comfort at Primus Place, a premier choice for student accommodation in Leicester. This property offers residents a variety of room types to suit individual preferences, including the Premium Studio, Ultimate Studio, Premium Plus Studio, and Standard Studio. Each studio is designed to maximise your living experience, with a double bed with underbed storage, a wardrobe to organise your room and a TV to keep you entertained. Students will also find each studio to be fitted with a kitchen with appliances and a shower, as well as a desk and chair to help them study in peace.

Moreover, Primus Place ensures that every studio is fully furnished, giving you the ultimate comfort and ease from the moment you move in. Whether you're hitting the books or just relaxing, these studios provide the perfect personal oasis.

But the convenience doesn't stop there! The property's common amenities are tailored to meet the needs of busy students. With an on-site laundry facility, you can manage your chores on your schedule. Additionally, the content insurance adds an extra layer of security, giving you peace of mind that your items are protected. Regarding security, students will find secure building entry, an on-site manager and a maintenance team to help them with any issues. With CCTV, a security alarm and a security officer present, students can rest assured that they will be safe at Primus Place Leicester.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated at 56 Gateway St, Primus Place, Leicester offers top-notch student accommodation in the bustling heart of Leicester, a city renowned for its rich history and vibrant culture. Primus Place is an ideal home for students, with several educational institutions, such as De Montfort University, Leicester College, and the University of Leicester, just outside your door. This provides an easy connection to a hub of academic activity.

Craving some international cuisine or a quick coffee? No problem! Local favourite restaurants and cafes, including Roma, Mrs Bridges Tea Rooms, LEat Restaurant, and The Restaurant at The Belmont, offer a range of dining and relaxation options moments away from Primus Place. When it comes to grocery shopping, nearby convenience stores like Tesco Express and Lucky Supermarket ensure that you're never far from all the essentials.

Leicester isn't just about academics and amenities. The city is home to several beautiful parks, like Nelson Mandela Park and Victoria Park, perfect for a morning jog or a leisurely evening walk. These parks provide a perfect escape from the buzz of city life. Exciting tourist attractions like the National Space Centre and Leicester Cathedral offer a taste of local history and culture, adding to the appeal of the location.

For moments when you need medical attention, the Leicester Royal Infirmary is ready to assist. Additionally, the bustling nightlife with spots such as FOXHUT BAR & KITCHEN and Friary Leicester will ensure there's never a dull moment. On the weekends, you can visit the many clubs in the city, like The Basement, Mosh, and The 2Funky Lounge, where you can dance your heart out. If you want to know more about clubs, take a look at our list of the best clubs in Leicester. Primus Place, Leicester accommodation in Leicester truly sits amidst an array of conveniences and attractions that enrich student life beyond the classroom.


Living at Primus Place Leicester means embracing the ease of urban life with excellent connectivity options. The strategic location of this accommodation allows students to access various types of public transport quickly. Whether it's hopping on a bus at the nearby Bonners Lane (Stand GH) or Royal Infirmary Hospital (Stand GG) for local travel or catching a train from Leicester Railway Station for longer journeys, these options are conveniently available. The presence of multiple transport stops within easy reach positions Primus Place as a nexus of both comfort and convenience, leaving no part of the city beyond reach.

What will you get

Bills Included


Common Amenities

Communal Laundry
Contents Insurance

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling off period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No visa no pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • 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

How and when do I pay the deposit?

Your deposit is paid when you book your room. It needs to be paid using a credit* or debit card and the cardholder must authorise the payment.

How do I pay for the rent?

If you are a student with a permanent UK home address then you will usually have the option of paying in one or four instalments. If your permanent home address is outside the UK then you have the option of one payment or four instalments if you have a UK Guarantor.

What are instalments?

An instalment is a part-payment of your total rent amount. If you choose to pay in four instalments, for example, your rent payment will be divided into four payments of 10%, 30%, 40% and 20% of the total cost. The first instalment can potentially be taken up to two weeks before your tenancy starts. You will be told the dates on which the money will be collected during the booking process, these will depend on your property and tenancy.

What happens if I can’t make a payment?

If youre already living with them then please speak to the reception team at your property. If you havent moved in yet, or you would like to speak to someone when your property reception is not open, please call them

What happens if my payment cannot be made due to international payment difficulties?

If youre already living with them then please speak to the reception team at your property. If you havent moved in yet or you would like to speak to someone when your property reception is not open, please call please call them

What methods can I use to pay?

You can pay by credit/debit card or direct debit.

Can I pay by bank transfer?

They do accept bank transfer as a standard method of payment. Please contact them to obtain the relevant bank details.

What does a being a guarantor mean?

A guarantor will be responsible for putting right any breaches of tenancy, including non-payment of rent if the tenant fails in their responsibilities.

Who can be a guarantor?

The guarantor should be a parent, guardian, relative or family friend of the student. The guarantor should be in full-time employment, and/or in a stable financial position to cover relevant payments as required. They will not run a credit check as part of the process of assessing guarantors.

What does a guarantor need to provide?

The guarantor will need to sign a Guarantor Agreement, which will be sent to them by email. The guarantor will need to provide two of the following documents as proof of ID*: Valid passport Valid driving license Utility bill dated within last 3 months *Where possible, the bill name and address should be written in English.

What if I can’t find a guarantor?

If you have any questions or need more information about your role as guarantor, please get in touch with us

How much money will I spend on bills?

The Edge have bills included, so you will only have to pay one bill. The payment includes Wi-Fi, electricity, water, and contents insurance. One monthly bill means you wont have to worry about unexpected costs or splitting bills with flatmates.

Can I stay in an apartment with a group of friends at the Edge or Primus studios?

They makes it easy for you to rent a studio together or in a group. Just call them and provide all of your details. Make sure you have everyones personal details to hand when calling us, including everyone in the groups date of birth, email address and a contact number.

Can I get a furnished student room, studio, or apartment in Leicester?

Yes, all Edge are fully furnished making it easy to relocate away from home. All studios come complete with soft furnishings including a comfortable bed, study area including desk, a wardrobe with plenty of storage space, they are even equipped with kitchen utensils

Can I view my student accommodation before booking?

Yes nearly all their properties have dedicated show flats that you can view before booking, where their team can answer any questions you may have. The easiest way to book a viewing is online. You can do this by selecting the property you wish to view and the time that suits you best.

Can I do my laundry in Edge?

Yes, the site benefits from an onsite laundry room. They have teamed up with Circuit Laundry and offer residents a laundry card, which you can top up online. 1 wash is priced at GBP2.50 and 1 dry costs GBP1.20 making laundry affordable for students and you dont need to leave your accommodation.

I made a payment via bank transfer, but its not reflecting on my account on the portal?

Payment made via bank transfer may take up to 5 to 7 working days (payment from oversea account may take longer) before it can reflect into your account on the portal. Please also note that payment made from overseas bank account may subject to further bank fee charge.

I would like to book a viewing. How can I do this?

Viewing can be arranged via the following link: “Booked A Viewing or Move In Slot”

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Student Accomodations in Leicester

Leicester Student Accommodation

Leicester is an ideal opportunity with an abundance of affordable amber student accommodation Leicester options and incredible career opportunities for students all over the globe. Locating Leicester student accommodation is quite simple with amber. Leicester has a variety of affordable Leicester student accommodation options with a variety of services. Leicester is blessed with prestigious universities like De Montfort University, Leicester College and Loughborough University. The United Kingdom's student population enjoys places like London, Birmingham, Manchester, and Leeds. The most astounding recognition comes from Leicester, a city in Britain's Northwest.

The metropolis served as the heartbeat and soul of the non-European nation for hundreds of years and is recognised as a student's favourite place. Leicester student accommodation is not relatively expensive. It is simpler to reserve short-term student homes in Leicester than in any other city in England. Ben Russell Court, Rose House, Oxford House and Pennine House are well-known examples of Leicester student accommodation. The latter is an excellent option for a great deal.

About Leicester

The English city of Leicester is located in the East Midlands and has an intricate aura, intertwining the old-world charm with the vibrant and modern student life. Richard III was reburied in 2015 in Leicester Cathedral, which has been at the city's heart for more than 900 years. The King Richard III Visitor Center, which is nearby, provides information about the king's life and death as well as displays the location of the original tomb. The remains of Leicester Castle, where Richard III spent some of his dying days, were located in Castle Gardens near the River Soar. To keep students entertained in between lectures, Leicester has a great student community that offers a variety of events, from festivals and walking tours to distilleries and historical places. If students are looking for an affordable meal, they are at the right place because there are many delicious food options to suit their demands and budget.

It is a hub for many grocery stores, student-friendly restaurants, cafes and leisure places. The Leicester Cathedral, King Richard III Visitor Centre, Great Central Railway and Attenborough Arts Centre are among Leicester's main sites and streets of Leicester. The city's culturally diverse population makes it an ideal location for students.

Best Student Accommodation in Leicester

Looking for Leicester student accommodation can be challenging, but not with amber. Finding comfortable yet affordable Leicester accommodation can be quite a challenge with so much competition. With the help of amber, students can pick from a wide range of student accommodations in Leicester. Whether you’re looking for private or shared accommodation, you’ll find it with amber. Not only do the Leicester accommodations come fully furnished, but residents also get access to several common amenities that elevate their student experience in Leicester. Let’s take a look at some of the best options for amber student accommodation in Leicester:

1. Hops House

2, Julian Court

3. Queen's Park House

4. City Village

5. The Zip

6. Castle Court

7. Filbert Village.

8. Ben Russell Court

9. The Wool Factory

10. Tudor Studios

11. iQ Grosvenor House

Cost of Living

Here is a list of the approximate living costs for students. Budgeting is the key to maximising your student experience in Leicester. The possible expenses are listed below to help you in finding the right financial balance. Choosing student accommodation in Leicester offered by amber is one way to reduce your cost of living in the UK:

1. Food: £30 - £40 / week

2. Gas and Electricity: £10 - £15 / week

3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £20 - £30 / week

4. Dinner At a Restaurant: £10 - £20 / week

5. Laundry: £5 - £10 / week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £15 / week

7. Clothing: £50 - £100 / month

8. Travel (Buses, Trams, Trains): £40 - £60 / month

Student Travel in Leicester

Getting around the town of Leicester is straightforward. There are many travelling options. From public transport to private, choose anything that can suffice their needs from public transport to private. Public transportation is preferable, which can get them from one place to another relatively peacefully and economically. Here is a list of transportation options for students living with us at Leicester student accommodation:

1. Bus: These services operate between Leicester city centre and most other parts of the city, including the University campus. Several companies operate buses - the two largest companies are Arriva and First Leicester. The average bus fare is around 3 per day. The annual Arriva City Student Tickets are sold by the Students' Union, which can offer savings to students who regularly use Arriva bus services.

2. Cycling: Cycling is fun, affordable, and good for the environment. Many students choose to cycle to and from the University. In the UK, students cycle on the left side of the road. Cyclists can use footpaths only if a cycle lane is marked. The University campus has a 300-space secure cycle park, shower facilities, and tools to help students keep their bikes secure. The Leicester student accommodation options also include secure bike parking in most of the student homes Leicester offered by amber.

3. Taxis: Leicester City Council issues licences for taxi operators and carries out inspections to ensure that standards are maintained. Taxis must display their licence details, and students usually see these next to the registration plate at the vehicle's rear and inside the car above the front passenger seat.

4. Walking: If students travel by foot, Leicester offers well-maintained and safe pedestrian routes. Leicester's New Walk was the first pedestrian-only route in the United Kingdom, and it still provides a tree-lined walk between the University and the city centre.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Leicester

Living in Leicester isn't a problem as students can find many different places to meet their expectations and budgets. Student housing facilities and dorms have allowed all students to have a roof over their heads for nominal rates. Also, a student house share is another option for Leicester student accommodation. Leicester student accommodation facilities and dorms have allowed all students to have a roof over their heads for nominal rates. Also, a student house share is another option for Leicester student accommodation. A student could do so many things in and around the city of Leicester.

Leicester has some lip-smacking cuisine and fantastic eateries at student-friendly prices, like The Joiners Bruntingthorpe, OGGI Simply Italian London Road and Knight & Garter Hotel Street. King Power Stadium is a prominent spot for fans to experience extravagant football matches. A nostalgic tour through the evolution of country music and dance performances can be experienced at the Let's Dance International Frontiers and Country Night In Nashville.

Also, plenty of theatres and plays happen in and around the city. Not only this but then tours of prehistoric places and other museums next to the city centre. Living in one of the options for student homes in Leicester makes it easier for the explorer in you to experience the length and breadth of the city. You can also take public transport to the nearest cities like Nottingham and Loughborough and enjoy being in the middle of history surrounded by architectural marvels and serenity. With these ample options to exploit, your stay couldn't be any better!

Leicester Tourist Attractions

Leicester's music and sporting scenes will soothe those who want their society to be peaceful. Kasabian is only one of Leicester's many musical talents who have honed their skills in the city's thriving live music. Leicester is spoiled for elite football, hockey, basketball, and cricket teams, from the roars in the concert hall to the outcries in the stands. In this area, it's not just the sporting arenas making headlines. The city's fantastic dramatic venues include the ground-breaking architectural marvel Curve Theatre, which attracts national shows and produces sell-out productions. Some popular Leicester attractions near the amber student accommodation Leicester are:

1. National Space Centre

2. Twinlakes Family Theme Parks

3. Belvoir Brewery

4. The Cookie and the Attic

5. Curve Theatre

Universities in Leicester

The city is home to some of the best universities and colleges in the UK and the world. Here are some of the top universities in Leicester:

  1. University of Leicester
  2. Derby College
  3. Aston University
  4. University Warwick
  5. Leicester College
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