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Collegiate Shaftesbury Hall, Cheltenham
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Collegiate Shaftesbury Hall, Cheltenham

St Paul's Rd, Cheltenham, GL50 4ES, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Shaftesbury Hall is meant for students who are looking to live a comfortable life at Cheltenham. Amongst all the student accommodations in Cheltenham Shaftesbury Hall is the most booked and adored accommodation. Many students stay at this student accommodation for the living perks it brings to the table. The place is very close to most of the universities, has high quality amenities, services, good staff, accessibility to different parts of the city, and much more! If you want to live life king as a student then this is the place for you!

Cheltenham, a beautiful town in Gloucestershire, is a perfect student city. It is home to the University of Gloucestershire and offers a vibrant and friendly student community. The town boasts a variety of pubs, bars, cafes, and restaurants, making it a perfect place for socialising. The town also hosts the world-renowned Cheltenham Festival, which attracts thousands of visitors every year. With easy access to the Cotswolds, Bristol, and Birmingham, Cheltenham provides an excellent base for students to explore the beauty of the English countryside and experience the culture of nearby cities.


Your search to look for student accommodation in Cheltenham ends here. While searching for student accommodation, you would first dive into looking for the amenities the place has to offer to its student residents. It is very important to keep an eye on the various amenities available at your student accommodation, as that will determine your comfort and satisfaction level.

Shaftesbury Hall is just the place suited for every student’s wants and needs at a very affordable price tag. Shaftesbury Hall offers single ensuite rooms that are endowed with many amenities and are well furnished to each and every student’s taste.

Each room at Shaftesbury Hall is known for its generosity in terms of space which includes a soft, comfortable single bed, study desk, chairs, shared kitchen, drawers, wardrobe, and high-speed WiFi. Apart from these basic amenities, the accommodation realises striking a balance between luxury and simplicity. Last but not least, you don’t have to worry about stocking up and paying any utility bills (wifi, water, electricity, heating) because they are all included in the rent.

This place is truly the simplest form of living and is best for students who are looking for accommodation that fulfils their basic needs and comfort.

Location and What's Hot?

The purpose of giving students a taste of simple living and comfort at a very affordable price. With soaring housing prices and houses with no amenities, Shaftesbury Hall looks to tackle both of these existing problems with low pricing and maximum satisfaction with its amenities.

Cheltenham is a town in England that very few people talk about. Known for its famous Cheltenham festival, this town is always buzzing with entertainment and fun activities for its residents. Along with its entertaining image, this place also gives you the real essence of the English lifestyle, which is heavily expressed in its history, culture, art, culinary, and art scene. All of which is easily accessible through its museums, tourist attractions, restaurants, and pubs.

While residing at Shaftesbury Hall, you will easily and quickly get acquainted with Cheltenham as a town in general.

Apart from being very close to the University of Gloucestershire, Shaftesbury Hall is also close to some of the best servers and restaurants in the town. If you are innately a foodie and want to try out some of the local delicacies, you can always head down to Brasserie Blanc, Bill’s Cheltenham Restaurant, Piyesta Filipino Restaurant, and Basicilio. Other ways to enjoy Cheltenham also include exploring the nightlife. The Cheltenham nightlife is filled with blaring music, pop, and light; there are many clubs you can hit near Shaftesbury Hall. Some of the must-go-to clubs that have good parties include Lounge 72 and Bentley’s Bar. Lastly, while living in Cheltenham, act like the locals themselves; you can take yourself horseback riding, row a boat at Pittville Park, and get lost in the wilderness of the Pittville Pump Room. To put it all together, Deciding to stay at Shaftesbury Hall would let you embrace the city of Cheltenham as a whole; everything is accessible and at your disposal, right from amenities to its proximity to nearby places.


Commuting is considered a daily hassle by a majority of students who attend universities across the world. But not at Cheltenham! The city of Cheltenham is very well-connected and easily navigable. A lot of the student crowd uses buses and cycles to get around the city. Moreover, if you are living at Urban Hub, commute hassle will never be a rising issue. The accommodation is very conveniently close to Folly Lane Bus Stop and the subway at the Cheltenham train station. So let it be commuting around the cities or going to your lectures at university, you will never have to worry about finding a commute or reaching late. In summary, Urban Hub Student accommodation is the epitome of the best housing in Cheltenham.


Distance to-

Walking distance to University of Gloucestershire located on Francis Close Hall campus


What will you get

Your Rent Include

Council Tax

Common Amenities

Bike Storage
Laundry room
High speed WiFi

Cancellation Policies (2)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • 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

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. See insurance certificate.

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 their 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: 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.

  1. 1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date
  2. 2nd instalment – the following January
  3. 3rd instalment – the following May
  4. 1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date
  5. 2nd instalment – end of September
  6. 3rd instalment – the following January
  7. 4th instalment – the following May

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 them 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.

I would like to be situated close to my friends in the same apartment block - is this possible?

Absolutely! Please let them have details at the time of booking and they will do their 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, their 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.

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, their 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.

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Student Accomodations in Cheltenham

Cheltenham Student Accommodation

Students find it challenging to find suitable student accommodation in Cheltenham, United Kingdom. Students can choose from various housing options, but the accommodation provided by amber is affordable and unmatched. There is a wide range of options in amber, providing you with modest to lavish accommodations in Cheltenham near the universities. You can choose from many various Cheltenham student accommodations at affordable rent with amber. You will get a home away from home. Student accommodation Cheltenham is built to provide the utmost comfort to the students. Amber student accommodations include studios, rooms, apartments, and en suites at an affordable rate for the students. Students who are looking for short-term tenancies will also get the desired student housing with amber. If you have friends who want to share housing with you, you can bring them to share the student housing in dual occupancy accommodations. A few recommendations for Cheltenham student accommodation are Collegiate Shaftesbury Hall and Collegiate Upper Quay House.

About Cheltenham

Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a spa town and borough in Gloucestershire, England, on the outskirts of the Cotswolds. Following the discovery of mineral springs in 1716, Cheltenham became known as a health and holiday spa town resort, and it claims to be the complete Regency town in Britain. It is now a famous education hub for many students around the world since it has many famous universities like the University of Law, The Hammond School, the University of Chester, The Manchester College, West Cheshire College, and many other universities. The Cheltenham Literature Festival, the Cheltenham Jazz Festival, the Cheltenham Science Festival, the Cheltenham Music Festival, the Cheltenham Cricket Festival, and the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival are among the cultural festivals held in the town, with nationally and internationally famous contributors and attendees. The Gold Cup is the main event of the Cheltenham Festival, which takes place every March in steeplechase horse racing. Cheltenham is located on the outskirts of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England's South-West region. Many people do not know about the aerospace and aviation engineering industry, which plays a very important part in this city. The small River Chelt runs beneath and through town.

Best Student Accommodations in Cheltenham

Student accommodation plays a crucial role in the life of every student, and for those new to Cheltenham, finding the ideal accommodation can be a daunting and difficult task. It can greatly influence a student's overall living experience. Student accommodation serves as a haven for students to unwind and relax after a long day of college, completing numerous assignments and research projects. Amber provides various student accommodations in Cheltenham at desirable and student-friendly locations, making it easy for the students to access every part of the town. The most popular Cheltenham student accommodations are mentioned below:

1. Collegiate Shaftesbury Hall

Shaftesbury Hall is meant for students who are looking to live a comfortable life at Cheltenham. Amongst all the student accommodations in Cheltenham, Shaftesbury Hall is the most booked and adored accommodation. Many students stay at this student accommodation for the living perks it brings to the table. The place is very close to most of the universities, has high quality amenities, services, good staff, accessibility to different parts of the city, and much more! If you want to live life king as a student, then this is the place for you!

2. Collegiate Upper Quay House

Upper Quay House is an affordable student accommodation in Cheltenham, providing stunning and comfortable single ensuite rooms. This is an ideal student accommodation as you can find many universities located nearby like the University of Gloucester (Oxstalls Campus), located a few minutes away, and Hartpury University and Hartpury College are a short drive from this student accommodation.

Cost of Living in Cheltenham

For students, Cheltenham student housing is ideal. Although the cost of living in this city can be considerable, with careful planning and budgeting, students can avoid accumulating unforeseen expenses if they have a set budget in place, keeping in mind all the necessary expenses associated. Please do keep in mind that the cost of living can differ from city to city as well, and we have provided a rough estimate for additional expenses. The student accommodations in Cheltenham include all the bills, and no extra bills are imposed on students.

1. Food and beverages: £95 to £220 per month
2. Mobile bills: £20 to £50 per month
3. Dining: £200 to £350 per month
4. Entertainment and leisure: £20 to £50 per month
5. Transportation: £80 to £190 per month
6. Laundry: £20 to £35 per month
7. Stationery and course books: £25 to £80 per month

Student Travel in Cheltenham

There is a sound transportation system in Cheltenham. Travelling and transportation is one of the most important factors for students living overseas. It’s a primary requirement for them as commuting from one place to another seamlessly is very important. Students can move inside and out of the city by trains, buses, bike hire and taxis. Public transport is affordable and convenient and covers every corner of the city. Following are the most preferred modes of transport for the student.

1. Bus: You can consider one of the 20 inter-city bus routes and 50 buses that arrive in Cheltenham every day; hop off and begin exploring the town's regency ambience within minutes on foot, with many of the buses pulling up along the Promenade itself. Most towns and cities in England offer bus services. For buses, travellers can use their Oyster cards or even buy tickets on the spot.

2. Train: All of England and other cities have an excellent transport system in place when it comes to trains. For example, it can take you only about two hours to travel from London to Cardiff if you choose to travel by train. Train connections to Cheltenham Spa station are excellent from all over the UK. Monday through Saturday, the station is served by approximately 8 to 12 trains per hour. Visit the National Rail website for live timetables and a complete overview of the station's facilities.

3. Cars and Taxis: Taxis are the easiest to find in England. Several taxi companies can be used to book. However, for students, this could be considered a costlier option if you plan to drive while in England; you will be required to get a driver’s licence and also have your vehicle taxed and registered.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Cheltenham

Cheltenham has survived centuries of change. Cheltenham is one of Britain's finest spa towns, famous for its architecture, educational facilities, and world-renowned festivals. It is also voted one of the most beautiful places to live in the UK. Students and young professionals who wish to avoid the high cost of student accommodation in England without sacrificing their quality of life find Cheltenham student accommodation to be more and more alluring. It has become a fantastic alternative for any student considering moving to Cheltenham because of its broad ethnic and cultural blend and affordability. It is famous for many things, such as Regency buildings, Pittville pump rooms, the Wilson Museum, Victorian Everyman Theatre, and whatnot. Whatever your mood, plenty of places can cater to your breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and late-night cravings. You have a lot to choose from, and that too any time of day or cuisine you prefer, from quirky cafes serving coffee and cakes. There are many options for the students to enjoy, with many cafes and dining options like Yokku Cheltenham, Memsahib’s Lounge, and Muse Brasserie. There are many nightlife options as well, like Sandford Park Alehouse, the Old Restoration, Yates, Imperial House and many more.

Cheltenham Tourist Attractions

There are some notable and must-visit places in Cheltenham. The students can explore the area and get to know more about the place.

1. Walks With Hawks

2. Cheltenham Racecourse

3. Holst Victorian House

4. Prescott Speed Hill Climb

5. Pittville Park

6. Everyman Theatre

Universities in Cheltenham

There are a number of famous universities in Cheltenham that offer their students top-notch education. Amber offers student accommodation in Cheltenham near many of these universities:

1. The University of the West of England (Frenchay Campus)

2. The University of the West of England

3. The University of West England - UWE (Glenside Campus)

4. Keele University

5. Staffordshire University 

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