Quebec House, Kingston-Upon-Thames

Cromwell Rd, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6BJ, United Kingdom
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Kingston School of Art, Knights... | 0.5 mi
Kingston University | 0.7 mi
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Games Room
Cycle Store

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About the Property

Quebec House Kingston, KT2 6BJ,  is a plush student accommodation in  Kingston-Upon-Thames that comes with a variety of studios. Quebec House Kingston is known for its close proximity to many universities, such as Kingston Business School, Richmond University, South Thames College and many more. Quebec House Kingston is known for its top-notch facilities that make the stay comfortable & convenient for students. They will feel at home away from their home in a different city with the best facilities that they would need for settling in a new city.

Kingston upon Thames, often referred to simply as Kingston, is a historic market town and a bustling suburban area located in the southwest of London, England. Situated on the banks of the River Thames, it holds the distinction of being one of the oldest towns in England, with roots dating back to the early medieval period.

The town boasts a rich history, evident in its well-preserved architecture, picturesque riverside walks, and charming marketplace. Kingston's historic market, which has been in operation for over 800 years, continues to draw locals and visitors alike with its vibrant atmosphere and diverse array of stalls selling everything from fresh produce to artisan crafts. Students looking for a comfortable stay in the city can completely rely on Quebec House Kingston for its amazing qualities, like its location, which is a student-friendly neighbourhood. Students can easily focus on their studies without having to worry about disturbance as the location of Quebec House Kingston is quiet and peaceful.

Features

Quebec House Kingston is loaded with a wide range of studios that students can choose from. One will get with their studio an en-suite shower room, a small double bed, oodles of storage, a TV, a fitted kitchen and a study room, but now with so much more clearance to enjoy them.

These spacious studios feature a bedroom space that comes with a plush bed. Students will get Wi-Fi & Broadband access at Quebec House Kingston. There’s a courtyard for students to enjoy and sit with their friends. Laundry will help them wear neat and clean clothes without having to worry about washing them. There are regular resident events that take place at the Quebec House Kingston for students to take part in. There’s a cycle store as well, along with content insurance that comes with Quebec House Kingston. Apart from this, water, electricity, and wifi are included in the bill.

Location and What's Hot?

Five Guys Kingston or Down South LDN Kingston are the places where one can grab some dinner. The students can also get breakfast and coffee from Coin De Paris or La Fiesta a short walk from the accommodation. On weekends, birthdays could be celebrated at The King's Tun - JD Wetherspoon or Whelan's Kingston, which are nearby. You could also visit sites like Kingston Museum or Isabella Plantation on the weekends.

Students can visit Rose Theatre Kingston, which attracts more than a million people every year for its unique work that takes place from time to time. If interested, one can also visit Riverside Walk for a lovely walk with lots of flowers, water, and swans around and feel the peace & calm. Ancient Market is yet another place that students can explore over the weekend it is known for fresh fruits & vegetables. Bentall Centre is another shopping mall that students can visit to buy stuff. If you are a nature lover, then Canbury Gardens will serve as the perfect place for you to take a walk. Don’t forget to visit Clattern Bridge across the Hogsmill River, which is situated in the centre of the city. Kingston Bridge is known for its beautiful view, which attracts a lot of tourists to this spot. Students can easily visit these places from their Quebec House apartments. Students can also explore the Coronation Stone and Kingston Escape Rooms. Stanley Picker Gallery is a perfect place for art lover as the place showcases the contemporary art & culture that attracts people from every walk of life.

Commute

Kingston is known for its strong and well-connected transportation system that makes traveling easy in the city. Students can take a bus to their college from Quebec House Kingston from Kingston Station, which is in close proximity to the student accommodation in Kingston. Cromwell Road bus station, which is also a short walk away from Quebec House Kingston.

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Frequently Asked Questions

I need a guarantor?

Most of properties require residents to have a guarantor. This person will need to commit to paying the rent if you aren’t able to so please make sure you discuss this with them. They do not have to live in the UK but must be over 18 and not live in a property managed by Fresh. Once you have signed the contract your guarantor will be asked to provide proof of ID and their address and also sign a copy of the agreement. Some of properties are able to offer the option to make your full years payment upfront and not have a guarantor. Please speak to our Residents’ Team to check if this is available at your chosen property.

What is the advance rent?

Most of properties require applicants to pay an advance rent at the time of booking. This is refundable should you decide to cancel within the cooling off period or later find your place has been withdrawn or you are not able to obtain a visa to enter the UK.
The advance rent will show as a payment towards your first rent instalment on your account.

How can I choose the best room for me?

Accommodate want you to choose a room you are going to be happy living in and management know everyone has a different wish list – from the floor the room is on to the view and the amenities in the room, Team will be on hand to discuss this with you and help you make the best selection.

What size is a small double bed?

Room descriptions explain whether you will have a standard or small double bed. A small double is the same length as the standard but just a tiny bit narrower. Also known as a 3/4 size bed, small doubles measure approx. 120cm wide x 190cm long. Still plenty of room for a good night's sleep, even if there's two of you sharing.

Can I come to have a look around before I book?

Of course! Management are very proud of properties and would love to show you around. If you want to bring some friends or family members that’s absolutely fine too – just ask that you speak to team in advance so can make sure management have some rooms available to show you. If you find yourself in the area and haven’t had a chance to speak to team you can still pop in, whilst management might not have a room to show you management will still be able to show you around Shared Spaces.
management can also offer online video viewings if you don’t live locally so let team know what works for you!

I have a medical condition which means I have certain requirements for my room?

Please get in touch with team – they are experts on properties and most have rooms with varying levels of adaptations so team will be able to help you. If you book online, and you indicate you have a medical condition, the booking process will automatically pause so you can speak with team.

I will be aged 16 or 17 when the tenancy starts – can I still book?

Yes, but will ask you to complete a few extra steps during the booking process. This will include nominating a Responsible Adult who will be point of contact for you and will recommend monthly meetings with General Manager once you have moved in but that’s up to you!

Can I book together with a group of friends?

Management know that choosing who you live with is really important so in properties with shared apartments group booking can easily be organized by getting in touch with teams.

What are sanction checks? (please check with your chosen property if these checks apply)?

Some of properties require Sanction Checks to be completed on residents and Guarantors before management are able to issue you with an agreement. The checks will be completed after you have signed the agreement. They use Government sanction databases to identify and list individuals who have been convicted of serious crimes and terrorism offences. The checks are conducted by Veri-Check on the Landlords behalf.

What if I want to cancel my booking?

Please refer to your chosen properties' Terms and Conditions for details of when and how you are able to cancel. Team will be happy to discuss this with you if you have any questions.

How will I know when payments are due?

All your payment dates are listed in your agreement and on portal. It’s really important you understand these payments must be made on time. Management ask for a portion of your rent in advance of your tenancy starting, usually at the beginning of August.
If management haven’t received your first rent instalment and Tenancy Deposit payment, your booking may be cancelled. Management also won’t be able to let you have your key so it’s important to make sure you have everything in place especially as you may not receive your student finance or bursary until after these dates.

How can I make payment?

If you don’t have access to a smartphone, you can log into Portal on a laptop.
If you will need to make payment by bank transfer, please contact Team at least two weeks before your payment due date for more information. Bank transfers take longer to reach Team so any payments made using this method will need to be done in advance.

Will I need to pay a deposit?

Property ask all residents to pay a Tenancy Deposit – please check your agreement for the date this payment will be due. The good news is that you will get the Tenancy Deposit back at the end of the tenancy if nothing is owing for damages or outstanding rent. The value varies across properties so please take a look at the Fee Schedule for your chosen property for more information. Deposits are fully secured by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (Custodial) in England and Wales or the My Deposits Scheme in Scotland.
In the Republic of Ireland your Booking Fee automatically converts into your Damages Deposit at the start of the tenancy.

When Can I Move In?

A few weeks before the start of your tenancy management will get in contact to ask you to watch induction video and book a move-in slot. You will need to do this so management can make sure management are expecting you!

What payments will I need to make before I move in?

Please check your agreement for your first rent instalment and tenancy deposit payment dates. If you have any questions about your rent instalment due dates please contact team. You must pay your first rental instalment before you will be allowed to move in.

Can I order bedding and kitchen packs?

Yes! Order bedding, kitchen packs and other uni essentials from shop.

Do I need a tv licence?

Yes, unless management tell you team are covering it, if you watch or record programmer as they are being shown, watch catch up TV such as iPlayer or watch live TV online you will need a license.
This applies to any provider you use and any device, including a TV, desktop computer, laptop, mobile phone, tablet, games console, digital box or DVD/VHS recorder.

Can I have a pet?

Student accommodation is often not a suitable environment for pets and that’s why pets of any shape or size aren't allowed.

Can I invite guests to stay in my room?

All grown-ups here so of course occasional overnight guests are allowed. Please don't invite someone to stay for more than three consecutive nights though, and always check with your flatmates first that they're ok with extra house guests.

Will my room be inspected?

Yes, management conduct inspections at least three times during your tenancy. management will keep an eye on cleanliness and hope not to see any damage and missing items. After each inspection management will tell you if any charges need to be made to put something right. You will be invoiced immediately for recharges for the first two inspections and on the final inspection a deduction will be made from your Tenancy Deposit. The cost of recharges for cleaning, damages and missing items can be found in the Residents’ Handbook.

Do I need to move out over the Christmas and Easter holidays?

No, your room is yours for the whole of your tenancy. You only need to move out at the end of the agreement. It will be your responsibility to check with the local Council if Council Tax will be due if you stay during the holidays.

Will I be charged for damages?

As part of your contract you have agreed to look after your room and not cause any damage. Management know accidents do sometimes happen so a list of possible damage charges are available in portal.

Can I smoke/vape?

All properties are smoke free and this includes all types of E-cigarettes and Vapes. Smoking is not allowed in any private or communal area including bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and all internal social spaces. Designated smoking areas can be found outside the building. If you do have an e-cigarette or Vape, please ensure that the charger conforms to British or EU safety standards, or they will be removed during room inspections. All drug use, including the use of Laughing Gas, Is prohibited at our properties.

What do I do if I am not totally satisfied?

Management hope you will love living with us but there may be times when management don’t always get it right. management take all complaints seriously and will try best to fix any issues the first time. If you need help and advice, please speak with your General Manager first.

Can I live with fresh once I have graduated?

In most cases student properties are purely for students, however, management do offer rental homes in locations across the UK which are perfect for recent graduates, offering great value rent, on-site Residents' Teams and the fantastic service you would expect from Fresh.

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Student Accomodations in Kingston upon Thames

Kingston Upon Thames Student Accommodation

Relocating to a different country or city and finding student accommodation can be challenging. However, finding student accommodation in Kingston upon Thames is a breeze because the town serves as a hub for students attending Kingston University. Amber allows you to search for various options for Kingston Upon Thames low-cost student accommodation, with universities such as Kingston University, Kingston Business School, St Mary's University, and the University of Roehampton in proximity. Student accommodation in Kingston upon Thames is designed with the student's comfort as a priority. Options for cheap student accommodation in Kingston Upon Thames include - cosy, efficient, affordable en-suites, studios, shared apartments, etc, with a bunch of common amenities and utilities that encompass all bills. There are also a number of options for private student accommodation in Kingston upon Thames. Some of the notable stays in the are Tribu Kingston, iQ Kingston, Bright House, and Kingston Plaza. All of these options ensure your stay in the city is as comfortable as possible.

About Kingston Upon Thames

Kingston upon Thames, a picturesque and historic borough located in Greater London, is a desirable location that combines a rich heritage with modern amenities, making it an ideal spot for Kingston upon Thames student accommodation. Known for its beautiful riverside scenery and bustling market square, Kingston upon Thames is a student-friendly community with a wide range of retail outlets, restaurants, and cultural hotspots.

With a significant student population, the area has tailored its environment to meet the needs of its academics, offering a variety of student-focused services and vibrant nightlife. Local universities, including South Thames College, Goldsmiths (University of London), University of the Arts (Camberwell campus), St Mary's University, and the University of Roehampton, contribute to the town's educational prestige. These reputable institutions draw a large number of students, who then benefit from the convenient accommodation in Kingston upon Thames provided by various housing options.

Students in the borough live amidst history while enjoying the contemporary comforts Kingston upon Thames offers. From riverside walks and ancient markets to easy access to London's central areas, this locality strikes a balance between studious endeavour and a leisurely lifestyle, making it a sought-after destination for domestic and international students alike. Student housing in Kingston Upon Thames is renowned for its comfort, convenience and accessibility.

Best Student Accommodation in Kingston Upon Thames

This wonderful city offers an exceptional array of student houses Kingston Upon Thames, catering to the diverse needs of students attending the town's renowned universities and colleges. Whether you're an undergraduate or a postgraduate, there is a wide range of comfortable and convenient living spaces to choose from. From modern apartments to cosy ensuites and studios, the options for student accommodation in Kingston upon Thames ensures a welcoming and enriching environment for your academic journey. A few of the Kingston upon Thames student accommodations include:

1. Tribu Kingston
2. iQ Kingston
3. Bright House
4. Kingston Plaza
5. iQ Sterling Court
6. Peckham
7. AXO Islington
8. London Nest Don Gratton House
9. Pavilion Court
10. Malden Hall

Cost of Living Kingston Upon Thames

Given that Kingston Upon Thames is located near London, it might be a bit pricey, but if the money is carefully planned and managed, it can be handled. The average expense for a month can be estimated to be around £2000 - £2400. The following is a list of expenses you will undoubtedly have, except the options for student accommodation in Kingston upon Thames :

1. Food: £240 - £300/month

2. Gas and electricity: £150 - £170/month

3. Internet & mobile phone: £40 - £70/month

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £50-£150/month

5. Laundry: £70-£90/month

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £20-£30/month

7. Clothing: £50-£95/month

8. Travel (buses, trams, and trains): £90-£150/month

Student Travel in Kingston Upon Thames

When it comes to student travel near Kingston upon Thames, affordability and connectivity are key concerns, and the area does not disappoint. Being a student hub, Kingston upon Thames provides an array of public transport options that are both economical and efficient, ensuring students can easily traverse between their Kingston upon Thames student accommodation and various universities.

1. Buses
Serving as the lifeline of local transportation, buses in Kingston upon Thames offer comprehensive coverage with routes connecting to virtually all major destinations. The frequency of service means minimal wait times, with buses running every 10-15 minutes during peak times. Fares start at about £1.55 - £3, with daily capped charges when you use a contactless payment or Oyster card, creating a cost-effective travel solution. Additionally, night buses provide safe transit options during the later hours for those late-night study sessions or social outings.
2. Trains
The Kingston train station is a pivotal gateway for students, offering swift and frequent connections to London and other major areas. Trains run approximately every 10-20 minutes, whisking residents to Central London within 30 minutes. Standard off-peak fares start around £3.10 - £4.50, with travel cards and discounts for rail cards bringing down the cost for regular commuters. The seamless connection from student homes Kingston to the heart of London is a significant perk for students residing in the locality.
3. Cycling
Kingston is a cycle-friendly town so many students choose to bike to campus or around town. Secure cycle storage at Kingston Upon Thames student accommodations and numerous cycle lanes make this a healthy and environmentally friendly option. Cycling also provides a flexible way to travel without the constraints of bus or train timetables, offering the freedom to explore Kingston upon Thames's scenic routes at one's own pace.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Kingston Upon Thames

Students are mostly tied to their given deadlines, tests, and exams at universities. They do, however, include many enjoyable activities that sharpen their interests in various regions. You can visit the Riverside Walk to relax and take a break from your monotonous life, admire the peaceful Thames in the evening, and call it a day. You can also visit the Canbury Gardens along the river, a paradise for those who want to be in nature and away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Visit the Rose Theatre - the Elizabethan-style theatre is home to great plays and has hosted some of the UK's most famous names. Eat at Fish Kitchen - This warm and friendly local serves tasty and classical fish and chips near key options for cheap student accommodation in Kingston Upon Thames.

We highly suggest the fish butty for a rewarding lunch. The nightlife here is pretty hype, too; clubs like PRYZM Kingston and Bacchus Late Bar are a must-visit.  Kingston has a distinctive culture, from large-scale shopping at the Bentall Shopping Centre to local independents and boutiques. Relish a park run - with several significant organised events throughout the parks each year, including a well-known Parkrun at Bushy Park and weekly local running clubs, and this is a great place to begin or hone your running skills. Students staying in Kingston student accommodations have various hangout spots to explore.

Tourist Attractions in Kings Upon Thames

There are plenty of tourist attractions in Kingston Upon Thames. You will never be out of options when it comes to visiting new places and unwinding after a long week. Here are some of the best tourist attractions you could take a trip from your student houses Kingston upon Thames to make your weekends worthwhile:

1. Hampton Court Palace

2. Richmond Park

3. Bushy Park

4. National Trust - Ham House and Garden

5. Dorich House Museum
6. Ancient Park
7. Clattern Bridge
8. Coronation Stone

Top Universities in Kingston Upon Thames

Kingston Upon Thames is home to a number of notable universities that offer knowledgeable courses and are taught by a world-renowned faculty.

1. Kingston University

2. Kingston Business School

3. University of Roehampton

4. St Mary's University

5. South Thames College

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