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Step House, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Stepney Ln, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6PN, United Kingdom
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1.0 mi from Newcastle Upon Tyne
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INTO Newcastle University | 0.6 mi
Newcastle University | 0.7 mi
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About the Property

ocated at Stepney Ln, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6PN, Step House Newcastle Upon Tyne stands out as a popular choice among students seeking comfortable and modern living spaces. This student accommodation in Newcastle Upon Tyne offers studio and ensuite options such as platinum, gold and silver studios with prime ensuites. Step House caters to a variety of preferences and needs. It is conveniently situated in close proximity to educational institutions such as INTO Newcastle University, Newcastle University, and the University of Sunderland (City Campus), ensuring students have quick and easy access to their campuses.

Newcastle upon Tyne, often referred to simply as Newcastle, is a vibrant city in North East England. Today, it is the most populous settlement in the Tyneside conurbation and the broader North East region. The city boasts a range of attractions, including the iconic Newcastle Castle, which overlooks the River Tyne, and the seven bridges that connect Newcastle with Gateshead.

Choosing Step House Newcastle Upon Tyne as your student accommodation not only places you in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, a city renowned for its prestigious universities and vibrant student community. Known for its rich history, Newcastle upon Tyne boasts a dynamic cultural scene, splendid architecture, and a warm welcome to students from across the globe. With a student population that breathes life into the city, residents of Step House student accommodation will find themselves immersed in an environment that champions academic excellence and extracurricular activities. Student accommodation in Newcastle Upon Tyne ensures that students have the perfect base to explore iconic sites such as the historic Castle Keep. Embrace the spirit of the city while enjoying a home that supports your educational journey at Step House Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Features

Step House offers various room types, including Platinum Studio, Silver Studio, Gold Studio, Prime Ensuite and more. At Step House Newcastle, a plethora of amenities cater to the modern student's every need. Step House student accommodation takes pride in offering a range of studio options, including Silver Studio, Gold Studio, and Standard Ensuite, all crafted to maximize space and comfort. Larger groups may find the 2-bed Apartment or the Prime Ensuite an ideal choice with ample room and privacy. Connectivity is a breeze as all rooms feature high-speed wifi, ensuring students stay connected with friends, family, and university work. Select rooms also boast a television, providing a perfect setup for movie nights or streaming your favourite shows and a study desk and chair for comfortable studies. Furthermore, the kitchen with a freeze and cooker helps students to make their meals. Central heating is provided to protect students from cold weather.

On-site CCTV and 24-hour call-out security to ensure students' safety. Electricity, water, wifi and gas bills are included in your rent, so no worries about paying or calculating bills every month. Embrace the essence of student living at Step House Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation—where comfort meets convenience.

Location and What's Hot?

Collegiate Eclipse Cardiff is conveniently located near several prominent educational institutions. INTO Newcastle University and Newcastle University are both within easy reach, ensuring that students can easily commute to their lectures and campus events. This proximity to educational institutions not only saves valuable time but also allows students to fully immerse themselves in campus life while enjoying the comfort and luxury of their accommodation. Staying here means students can benefit from a short walk to their classes, making it incredibly convenient for managing their academic commitments and social activities.

Choosing Collegiate Eclipse Cardiff ensures a vibrant social life and convenient day-to-day living. Students can start their day with a visit to CCE Restaurant & Cafe, perfect for quick bites and coffee. For grocery shopping, Sainsbury's Local is nearby, offering a variety of fresh produce and essentials. Dining options are plentiful, with restaurants like Pizza Base and Lev's Delivery serving up delicious meals just a short stroll away. In the evenings, students can unwind at local bars such as The Tanners Arms and Alfie's Bar, both known for their lively atmospheres and great deals.

With a multitude of dining, shopping, and entertainment options close by, students at Collegiate Eclipse Cardiff can enjoy a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle. The proximity to grocery stores like Sainsbury's Local ensures that students can easily purchase their daily necessities.

For the curious mind, Newcastle Castle's historical allure and the cultural exhibits at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art are treasure troves of learning and leisure—they're the go-to spots for everyone. When the sun goes down, exchange your books for the vibrant nightlife at nearby hotspots like Digital Newcastle or enjoy a dazzling performance at the iconic Theatre Royal.

Step House Newcastle not only presents a perfect blend of luxury and comfort with its range of rooms and amenities but also offers an enriching living experience by virtue of its prime location in the exciting and student-friendly city of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Commute

When living in Newcastle upon Tyne accommodation students can enjoy the seamless commute options available right at their doorstep. Enhanced connectivity is provided through key transport links such as the Manors Metro Station and Newcastle Central Station, which are excellent for train travel throughout the city and beyond. For bus services, the Newcastle Manors bus stop,  New Bridge Street-St Dominics bus stop and Stepney Lane Bus Stop serve as a nearby hub, connecting you directly to various parts of Newcastle upon Tyne. The convenience of the Step House Newcastle Upon Tyne location simplifies travel and ensures you are well-connected for your studies and leisure activities.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What documents will I need?

UK Students: They will need you to provide a copy of your passport, University acceptance letter, student ID and if you choose to pay using the installment option, they will need your guarantor passport copy and proof of address. Guarantor proof of address must be dated within 3 months. Non-UK Students: They will need you to provide a copy of your passport, University acceptance letter, student ID and if you choose to pay using the installment option, they will need your guarantor passport copy and proof of address. Guarantor proof of address must be dated within 3 months.

I have booked a room but failed to obtain a visa, can I cancel my booking?

Yes, you are entitled to cancel your booking, but they will need you to provide evidence of your visa rejection.

Are there any fees or penalties I should be aware of?

Unpaid Rent: If you are late making your rental installment payments, you will also be charged interest of 3% above the rent due date until you make the payment. Please Note: As a gesture of goodwill, this interest charge will not be levied until the rent is more than 14-days in arrears. Variation of Contract (Tenant’s Request): £50 (Inc. VAT) per agreed variation. To cover the costs associated with the preparation and execution of new legal documents. Change of Sharer (Tenant’s Request): If you are sharing a dual occupancy room and want to change the person you share with or are leaving with a replacement tenant to take over the remaining term of the contract, they will charge £50 (Inc. VAT) per replacement tenant, or any reasonable costs incurred if higher. Lost Key(s) or other Security Device(s): Tenants are liable for the cost of replacing any lost keys or other security devices. If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual costs of a locksmith, and new lock, and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord, or any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. There will also be a charge of £15 per hour (inc. VAT) for the time taken to administrate replacing lost key(s) or other security device(s).

What is a guarantor and do I need one?

A guarantor is someone who agrees to be responsible for your rent and your other legal obligations within a tenancy agreement. So, for example, if you damage the property or don’t pay your rent, your guarantor may have to pay anything you owe. You can discover everything you need to know about this.

Who do I report maintenance issues to?

In an emergency where there is a threat to life such as a fire, please call the UK Emergency Services. If you discover a major fault that means you are unable to access or safely live in your home such as a flood or electrical fault, please call them immediately on the number provided in your room and on notices around the entrance areas of your property. If you discover a maintenance issue that does not require their immediate attention such as a leaking tap or minor damage, please report it on their and they will arrange the necessary maintenance professional to attend with 48 hours.

How, when and where do I pay my rent?

To pay your rent you will need to visit your student portal, here you can pay via BACS, direct debit, or card payment. Rent is paid in line with your tenancy agreement, for example, if you have a UK guarantor and have selected installments you pay on the portal each term.

What is the move-in process?

They will be in communication with you ahead of your arrival, the moving-in process is simple, once your 1st rent installment is paid and documents are completed, they will arrange your check-in date. 

They will meet you and issue all the necessary information you will need. If you are arriving outside of office hours, arrival arrangements must be made in advance.

What is the move-out process?

They will remind you of your contract end date as it approaches. You should leave your room/ flat clean and tidy and remove any items that you no longer want that were not present upon your check-in. They will share information on the steps they will need you to take, they will also complete an inspection at after you have left. Your keys can be returned to a member of the team or using the mailbox which you will find in the communal areas of the building you are living in.

What happens over the summer before and after each academic year?

During this period, they are focused on getting the rooms ready for the September intake of students. If you wanted to stay in the same room over the summer period, please let them know so that they can check availability for you.

Is there somewhere to park when we are unpacking?

If you are traveling with your loved one on move-in day, they will inform you in advance whether there’s a drop-off bay at the residence for you to unload their belongings. If there isn’t a drop-off bay available, they will send you the location of the nearest car park. It’s important that a move-in slot is reserved with them in advance so that they can make sure there are people available to help direct you on the day. Look out for their communications about this in the weeks prior to the move-in date.

What if we are arriving out of hours?

They understand that sometimes students will need to arrive outside of arrival hours. They ask for the student to contact them at the earliest possible opportunity with their planned arrival time so they can provide all the necessary information and ensure that they have everything ready for their smooth arrival. Please note that they need to prepare access and ensure that they have received all relevant documentation and first installment of rent before it is possible to move in. If they do not know when you are arriving or have the necessary documentation and payment in place, they cannot guarantee a smooth and hassle-free out-of-hours move-in experience.

Is there any specific information for international students?

They’re proud that many international students choose Property and they have over six years of experience in supporting students as they transition into and through their university career in the UK. Their dedicated International Students page provides information specific to international students including details of visas, rental guarantors, and UK bank accounts.

What is a uk rental guarantor?

A guarantor is someone who agrees to be responsible for your rent and your other legal obligations in a tenancy agreement. So, for example, if you damage the property or don’t pay your rent, your guarantor may have to pay anything you owe.

Who can be a qualified uk guarantor?

A resident and ordinary resident of the United Kingdom being Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and England. Please note that people living in Crown dependency and overseas territories do not qualify as being UK residents. A resident and ordinary resident is someone who has resided within the UK for more than three years and is recognised as a resident and/or ordinary resident for tax purposes with the government department called HM Revenue and Customs. The guarantor must have a fixed abode and proof of address (less than three months old), as well as a photo ID. The guarantor must also be in full-time employment or able to provide evidence that they can support the tenant should the tenant get into financial difficulty. Copies of the last 3 months’ payslips and/or a recent bank statement showing available funds must be provided.

Do I need a guarantor?

You only need a guarantor if you do not pay your full rent in advance. There are two payment options available at Property – full Payment or by installment. If you are paying for the full year ahead, you do not need to provide them with a UK guarantor. If you choose the installment option, they will ask you to provide them with a qualified UK guarantor, which is a common practice in the UK. This provides them with the security and knowledge that the rent will be paid in full even if you find yourself unable to pay for whatever reason.

Can you explain more about the relationship between housing hand and property?

Housing Hand works in partnership with Property as your UK rental guarantor. Property requires all students paying their rent in installments to have a qualified UK guarantor.

How much does the service cost with housing hand?

Housing Hand charges a one-off fee of 80% of a month’s rent. Up to 45% of this is returned to you at the end of your tenancy (first year 15%, second year 30% and third year 45%), subject to the length of your tenancy. Terms and conditions apply.

Am I eligible to apply for the service with housing hand?

Housing Hand require that you provide the following documentation to be eligible for The Guarantor Service: FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: You will need a copy of your passport and a university acceptance letter (or student card). You will also need a co-signer who will sign the agreement with Housing Hand. This is normally a parent or guardian. The co-signer will need to provide a copy of their passport and proof of address. FOR UK STUDENTS: You will need a copy of your passport or driving license, and a university acceptance letter (or student card). You will also need a co-signer who will sign the agreement with Housing Hand. This is normally a parent or guardian. The co-signer will need to provide a copy of their ID and proof of address.

  • Student Studying in the UK or Ireland
  • Have proof of identity: a passport or a driving licence
  • Have proof of study documents from UCAS or a letter from your University
  • Have a proof of address document dated within the last two- months
  • Have a Co-signer ready.

For international students: You will need a copy of your passport and a university acceptance letter (or student card). You will also need a co-signer who will sign the agreement with Housing Hand. This is normally a parent or guardian. The co-signer will need to provide a copy of their passport and proof of address. For uk students: You will need a copy of your passport or driving license, and a university acceptance letter (or student card). You will also need a co-signer who will sign the agreement with Housing Hand. This is normally a parent or guardian. The co-signer will need to provide a copy of their ID and proof of address.

Who cleans my room and our communal areas?

Each property has different services available with some including room and communal cleaning. Check out the individual page on your selected property, here you will find information on who cleans which areas. It is important to note that they mostly promote independent living therefore clean communal areas only in most properties.

Which room types are suitable for dual occupancy?

Many of their residences have rooms that are suitable for dual occupancy. You can discover where this is available on the residence and room pages. If you are taking a dual occupancy, then both occupants must be full-time students attending a UK educational Institution.

Can I book a place with my friends?

Yes, you can book your accommodation with your friends as a group. This is always popular and is subject to availability, they recommend you secure your preferred rooms or flat as early as possible to avoid disappointment. To reserve rooms next to each other or in a shared flat, they will need all your friends’ details including full name, contact details and university I.D.To make a group booking please call them.

Am I allowed to have guests?

Yes. It is your home, so you are allowed to have guests to visit you. They allow a maximum stay of 3 days with no additional charge. Visitor stays longer than 3 days are not allowed, sorry. Please remember that you are sharing your home with other students, and so whilst visitors are welcome, you will be responsible for ensuring they do not disturb any other residents or neighbours. You also take full financial responsibility if they cause any damage.

What’s provided in the bedroom? Do I need to bring my own bedding?

Facilities and features can vary from property to property, you can find out more on the residence and room pages. Typically, you are provided with a bed, a study desk and a chair, bookshelves, a wardrobe, and plenty of storage. Bedding is not provided, so please bring a sheet to cover your mattress, a pillow and duvet.

What are my options if I am struggling to live happily with my flatmates?

If you are experiencing difficulties living with your flatmates, first they can help you to discuss the challenges and find a way forward that is suitable for everybody. Most of the time, this is very effective. If you continue to have trouble with your flatmates get in touch and they can discuss what options are available to you.

Can I smoke in the accommodation?

Smoking is prohibited throughout all their residences including in your own room and in all common and shared spaces. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside of the residence.

Is there always a member of staff available?

Their office hours are between 8:45am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday and 9:00am-2pm on Saturdays.
Out-of-office hours are supported by their 24/7 emergency number.

Can I bring my own electricals?

Your big appliances are provided so there’s no need for a mini fridge! Hair styling electricals are allowed of course They do ask that you do not bring rice cookers or deep fat fryers for health and safety reasons.

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Student Accomodations in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne Student Accommodation

Exploring appropriate Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation or housing can be tiresome, but it's not complicated. Students can find a great deal of inexpensive and comfy student accommodation in Newcastle Upon Tyne options at a reasonable price with amber. Private student accommodation Newcastle upon Tyne options are found near many world-famous universities, such as Newcastle University and Newcastle College. There are many comfortable, luxurious, yet budget-friendly housing options. So research well to find your desired accommodation.

The city comprises everything from luxurious Newcastle student accommodation options to affordable student accommodation options. These student accommodation in Newcastle Upon Tyne options are further divided into studios, ensuites, bedroom apartments, shared apartments, penthouses, and so on. Student housing Newcastle Upon Tyne options are also available for this city's students looking for short-term tenancies. It is easier to book short-term housing in this city than in any other city in the United Kingdom. Some of the best options for Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation are City Co-Living Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle City, Newcastle, and many more.

About Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle, one of England's most famous cities in the North East, is divided into two parts. One is Newcastle Upon Tyne, and the other is Newcastle Under Lyme. Newcastle Upon Tyne is the most recognisable and cosmopolitan city in the UK and is known as Newcastle. It combines an industrial past with gorgeous Georgian architecture, a thriving cultural scene, and vibrant nightlife.

The city's long history spans from the Roman era to its peak as a central industrial hub for coal mining, engineering, and shipping during the 19th century. It maintains its historical roots while offering a contemporary flair. In reality, it is regarded as the modern hub of the area.

The Gateshead Millennium Bridge, the iconic Tyne Bridge, and the well-known Angel of the North sculpture are just a few examples of the city's award-winning buildings that showcase its mechanical ability even with the integration of contemporary features. A great example of local contemporary construction is the concert venue Sage Gateshead.

Newcastle Upon Tyne is also home to several universities which offer the best quality of education in the UK. Some of these universities include Durham University, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds University Business School, Newcastle University, and Northumbria University Newcastle. Various private student accommodation Newcastle upon Tyne options near these universities offer excellent and affordable amenities. For more information, you can also go through our student city guide for Newcastle in 2024!

Best Student Accommodation In Newcastle Upon Tyne

The daily necessities and expenses are enough to distress any student. However, one of the significant prerequisites essential for students is student accommodation. And since every student's requirements vary, most often settle upon a student-oriented locality to spend their college life. Students can find a wide range of student housing Newcastle Upon Tyne options via the amber website. These Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation options come fully equipped with a number of amenities that a student may require. Amber also provides students with all the necessary information they need before making a decision, including room types and configurations, localities, nearby universities, amenities offered, policies, and rent structures. You can also go through our blog, which provides the ultimate move-in checklist for students studying abroad, for more information! Some of the best options for student accommodation Newcastle Upon Tyne are mentioned below:

1. Newcastle 1

2. St. James' Point

3. St. James' House

4. Oxford House

5. Manor Bank

6. Leazes Parade

7. Quay Point

8. INTO Newcastle University

9. Verde, Newcastle Upon Tyne

10. Bryon Centra

Cost of Living in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation is excellent for students. The cost of living in Newcastle is 50% more economical than in any other city in the UK, so good planning and budgeting can help students avoid going over budget. The following are the estimated costs associated, apart from the rent for your student accommodation in Newcastle Upon Tyne:

1. Food: £100-£180/month

2. Gas and electricity: £50-£100/month

3. Internet & mobile phone: £30-£50/month

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £30-£90/week

5. Laundry: £25-£40/week

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

7. Clothing: £50-£75/month

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

Student Travel in Newcastle Upon Tyne

With diverse options available, student travel in Newcastle Upon Tyne is made convenient, whether it's a short trip for groceries or a longer commute to campus. The affordability and wide-ranging choice enhance the overall experience of living in Newcastle upon Tyne student accommodation, making everyday life just a little bit easier for the academic journey ahead. Here are some of the best options:

1. Buses

The extensive bus network in Newcastle Upon Tyne is a cost-effective way to travel. Frequent services connect different parts of the city and suburbs, ensuring that students can reach their desired destinations without hassle. Single journey fares start at around £2, but for regular commuters, a weekly travel card may be a more economical option, which can cost approximately £17.  Newcastle only has one service provider for bus services: Stagecoach Bus Services.

2. Metro

The Tyne and Wear Metro is renowned for its punctuality and comprehensive coverage across the city and to surrounding areas, including coast and airport. It’s perfect for students coming from regions like Northumbria University Newcastle, with fares beginning at just £1.90. Students can benefit from a MetroSaver card for discounted travel.

3. Cycling

For those who prefer an eco-friendly and health-conscious approach to travel, cycling is well-supported in Newcastle with dedicated bike lanes and parking. The city offers ample bicycle hire schemes that are an affordable alternative to public transport. Additionally, most Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation options offer dedicated and secure cycle/bike storage facilities for added convenience.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Immersing oneself in the vibrant student life of Newcastle Upon Tyne is a unique and enriching experience. Known for its safety, the city is a stronghold of academic excellence where students can thrive both intellectually and socially. The Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation opportunities provided by amber ensure that this lively student haven is not just a place for rigorous studies but also for an enjoyable quality of life.

Strolling through the streets of Newcastle Upon Tyne, students immerse in a friendly atmosphere that resonates with youthful energy. The city brims with a myriad of popular hangouts such as the quirky cafes like the Quilliam Brothers' Teahouse, where steaming cups of tea fuel late-night revisions. Meanwhile, the array of bars such as Revolution Newcastle provides students with a taste of Newcastle's vibrant nightlife within a stone's throw from their accommodation in Newcastle upon Tyne.

For those looking to take a break from the hustle of city life, the sprawling green space of the Town Moor offers a serene retreat, where open skies and verdant landscapes provide a perfect backdrop for relaxation and casual sporting activities. The proximity of these spots to the Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation ensures that students can balance their study schedules with ease and leisure.

The city's rich cultural tapestry is further embellished with events that capture the essence of Newcastle's spirit. Annual music festivals like the This is Tomorrow Festival and cultural parades light up the streets, bringing students together to celebrate and create memories that transcend the confines of academia. In sum, Newcastle Upon Tyne's amalgamation of friendly local communities, picturesque hangouts, and year-round cultural festivities makes the student experience truly holistic and memorable.

Newcastle Upon Tyne Tourist Attractions

Discover the vibrant heart of the North East with a visit to Newcastle Upon Tyne, a city famed for its rich industrial heritage, iconic bridges, and lively cultural scene. Ideal for students seeking Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation, the city offers an array of attractions within easy reach of universities. Some top tourist spots include:

1. Tyneside Cinema

2. King Edward's Bay beach and Cullercoats Bay coastline

3. The Grainger Market

4. The Grey Monument

5. Alnwick Castle

6. St. James' Park

Universities in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Universities in this city offer the best quality of education. There are a number of courses available in various fields for students to choose from, which are practical and comprehensive. These are some of the best universities located near your Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation:

1. INTO Newcastle University

2. Newcastle University

3. Newcastle College

4. Northumbria University

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