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The Bridge, Guildford
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Classic Ensuite - Bedroom
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The Bridge, Guildford

Bridge St, Guildford, GU1 4SB, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Located at Bridge St, Guildford, GU1 4SB, UK, The Bridge Guildford offers an impressive array of Guildford student accommodations, becoming a popular choice among students seeking a comfortable and convenient living experience. From Classic Ensuite Plus to Deluxe Studios, the property boasts a variety of rooms suited to different needs and preferences. Students from notable institutions, such as the University of Surrey, Royal Holloway, and Kingston University, find themselves at a convenient distance from their campuses, making The Bridge Guildford student accommodation an excellent choice for those aiming to balance academic and social life.

Guildford itself is a quintessential English town that holds a strong reputation for quality education, largely due to the presence of the University of Surrey, ranked among the top universities in the UK. The student population here is vibrant, and the town's history, culture, and modern amenities contribute to its appeal. Situated on Stag Hill, Guildford Cathedral is a striking modernist building with beautiful stained glass windows and peaceful gardens. It's a significant landmark in the town. Guildford Spectrum Complex offers a range of sports and recreational facilities, including swimming pools, ice skating rinks, sports halls, and fitness classes. It's a popular venue for sports enthusiasts and families. With tourist attractions and cultural sites such as Guildford Castle and the picturesque River Wey nearby, students can enjoy a rich social life. Guildford is well-connected by rail and road, with frequent trains to London and other major cities. The town's transport links make it a convenient base for commuting and exploring the surrounding area. The Bridge Guildford provided by HFS is not just a living space but a gateway to the unique blend of educational excellence and cultural richness that Guildford has to offer. The Bridge Guildford ensures that students have a welcoming and supportive environment, making it more than just a place to stay—it's a place to thrive.

Features

Ensuring a comfortable and vibrant student life, The Bridge Guildford offers an array of amenities designed to cater to the modern student's needs. This premium Guildford student accommodation boasts various room types, including Classic Ensuite Plus, Ensuite Room, Deluxe Studio, and more. Each is fully furnished with amenities like a cosy bed, desk and chair, ample storage space, bathroom and kitchen amenities, etc.

Located in a central location, The Bridge Guildford offers a range of amenities catering to diverse interests and needs. Residents can unwind and socialise in the communal lounge, equipped with a games room, music room, and cinema room. For studying, there's a dedicated study room and co-working space available. Those seeking leisure can enjoy the pool table and communal TV area. The Bridge Guildford also provides practical features such as secure bike storage, onsite maintenance services, and CCTV for added security. Outside, students can relax in the outdoor area. With its comprehensive facilities and convenient location, this student accommodation creates a vibrant and comfortable living environment conducive to both academic pursuits and recreational activities.

Location and What's Hot?

Living at The Bridge Guildford places you in the midst of the charming and historic town, with a plethora of attractions and amenities just outside your door. Students at the University of Surrey and the University of Roehampton are part of an inspiring academic community, and those attending Royal Holloway or Brunel University will find The Bridge student accommodation Guildford a prime location for striking a balance between studies and leisure.

Guildford's town centre is bustling with shops, restaurants, cafes, and entertainment venues. Students can explore a variety of cuisines, indulge in shopping, and enjoy cultural activities in the heart of the town. Tickle your tastebuds at nearby restaurants like Kokoro Guildford and Fuel Juice Bars Ltd, perfect for those spur-of-the-moment dining with friends. McDonald's, a fast food joint, is within a few steps from the stay. If you're in the mood for a coffee break, cafes such as Paul's Cafe and Starbucks Coffee beckons with their cosy atmosphere and rich brews. For the nights out, The Star Inn provides a quaint and lively setting to relax and mingle, while The Boiler Room offers a gig venue for music lovers. Essential groceries can be picked up at local stores like Waitrose & Partners Guildford or the Tesco Superstore. In case of any health concerns, the Royal Surrey County Hospital is equipped to provide you with medical assistance. On weekends, recharge by exploring scenic Stoke Park or soaking in some culture at Guildford Castle and the Guildford Museum. Combining convenience with culture, The Bridge Guildford presents a picturesque setting that doesn't compromise on urban amenities. Whether you require serene parks for a morning jog, essential shopping, bustling nightlife, or proximity to well-reputed institutions like Kingston University and St Mary's University, this accommodation in Guildford caters to all aspects of student life, making it an ideal choice for both academic success and personal enjoyment.

Commute

Commute effortlessly from your home away from home at The Bridge Guildford. Located in the heart of Guildford, students residing here are positioned perfectly for seamless travel across the city. Within a whisper of your accommodation, you'll find a constellation of public transport options. Guildford Railway Station (Stop G) and Guildford Railway Station (Stop A) are the nearest bus stops. The Guildford station is the nearest tram and metro link. With such connectivity, you'll value the comfort and ease of navigation the location of The Bridge student accommodation Guildford brings to your university life, ensuring that no destination is too far and your daily commute is as smooth as can be.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Water
Electricity
Heater
WiFi

Common Amenities

Games Room
Music Room
Cinema Room
Pool Table
Study Room
Communal TV

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply for dual occupancy?

Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

Can I book if I'm under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, they can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it. They can accept under 18s in some of their properties subject to the Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

How do you allocate rooms?

When applying for a room you will be asked a series of questions to determine the type of room/flat that you require, along with any special requests you may have. Please note that special requests cannot be guaranteed except where you have disability as defined and covered under the Equality Act 2010. They will attempt to meet your allocation needs as far as practicably possible, should you have a defined disability. If you have a disability, medical condition or special request that affects your accommodation requirement please inform them in the additional notes section when completing your application, either online or by paper form. You are encouraged to disclose any special requests for your stay such as your preferences regarding culture, religion, sex, gender, etc. to enable them to make an informed decision about your room allocation. Where appropriate, an applicant may be prioritised through the allocation categories as a result of disclosing a disability to them.

Can I live at the management property?

You must be a full-time student to live with them. You can book with them whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of their cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does my rental price include room cleaning?

Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are pets allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted at the property management except registered assistance dogs.

What can I bring?

You can bring most of your belongings but some electricals aren't suitable for the properties. Non UK compliant electricals such as rice cookers are not suitable for use with UK power outlets and this can cause fire risks.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow their ‘create application’ link , list the friends that you would like to live with and they will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I choose my room?

If you follow the ‘book now’ process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the ‘create application’ route which they will do their best to accommodate, however all requests and subject to availability and conditions.

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online. Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide Summer Accommodation?

Yes, their summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact.

Do I have to move out during the holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don’t need to move out during academic breaks.

Can I move in before my contract?

If you wish to arrive earlier than your contract start date, you need to email or call. If early arrival is possible your contract will be adjusted and you will need to accept it then pay the additional charges prior to arrival. Please note, not all requests can be accommodated.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some management properties, which will be shown on the property page and details of the insurance can be obtained from the property manager when you check in. If you wish to confirm whether the property offers contents insurance, please contact the property team directly. Please note they advise taking out contents insurance if it is not included at your property and management is not liable for the loss or damage of your personal belongings and room contents.

Do I need to pay council tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide them with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange. If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

Does my rental price include car parking?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

How do I pay my rent?

Your rent can be paid in a number of ways:
* Online via by logging into your student account * At the property reception desk * By telephone to the property team * By bank transfer (please ensure you use your name and student ID as the payment reference). International bank transfers may incur a charge from your own bank, so please make sure you account for this amount.
They always recommend making your rent payments through your account page in their web portal. You may also make payment by bank transfer. Please contact your property team directly or request bank details here. Please note, you will never be asked to make a payment to any other bank account for any reason. They do not accept cash payments for any reason.

Can I pay in installments?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

When do I pay my rent?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

What's included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi* is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase. All of their properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level** included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy. For information on the speed of your internet connection, please ask your Property Team for more information. *a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information. ** the internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property.

Can I move-in before I pay my rent?

All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I don't have a UK guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, they recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on their website.

Who can be a guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must:
* Be resident in the UK (or Ireland if Aspen) for a minimum of 1 year * Be over 21 years of age * Be a homeowner or in full time employment * Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving licence or ID badge * Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone.

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor or an Irish Guarantor for Aspen.

What can I do if my student loan hasn't arrived yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of £50 will be charge and payable with the initial 2 week rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not be deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I need a guarantor if I'm a sponsored student?

They may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

Weekly rent payments are not available, however management offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?

All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

How do I book a viewing?

You can book a viewing using the online viewing tool or by contacting.

How do I cancel or re-arrange the viewing?

Please use the link on the viewing confirmation email or contact.

How long does a viewing take?

A viewing usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes, however you can spend as long as you wish viewing the property.

What will I be shown on my viewing?

The property team will guide you around the building and show you the social areas, outdoor spaces and on-site facilities as well as the rooms you would like to see (dependent upon availability). Please be aware that some rooms and apartments that you view may be occupied by the current residents.

I'm in a different country how do I view a property?

They offer a Online viewings for those who cannot view in person. Just click 'Arrange a Viewing' and from there you can choose the Online option and organise a time and date that suits you. A member of the team will skype call you at your arranged time. What do I need to bring with me? When you come to pick up your keys you need to bring some photographic ID. To find out what else you may need to bring check out.

Is there car parking facilities for when I move in?

Some properties have car parking facilities available for a small charge, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

How much are deposits?

Deposits vary by property and your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms. The deposit you pay when making the application cannot be used towards a rent instalment as this is secured with a deposit protection scheme for the duration of your tenancy.

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Student Accomodations in Guildford

Guildford Student Accommodation

Finding suitable student accommodation in Guildford can be time-consuming. However, thousands of students fly to the beautiful town of Guilford, which offers spectacular educational facilities through its top-notch universities and institutes. Student accommodation Guildford is situated in close proximity to the University of Surrey, Kingston Business School, etc. However, during the peak periods of high student intakes, it becomes increasingly difficult to land a university student accommodation in Guildford. Amber offers a variety of affordable, comfortable student accommodation options at fair prices and simplifies the process of finding the perfect student accommodation in Guildford.

The student's comfort is the primary design goal for all Guildford student accommodations. Everyone can find something to do in the city. Private halls of residence, public halls of residence, and student accommodation make up student accommodation in the city. Private student accommodation options in Guildford include studios, communal apartments, and comfortable yet cost-effective en suites that include all utilities. Students seeking private student accommodation in Guildford can easily find their home away from home. When compared to other cities in Britain, it is quite easier to find short-term student accommodation in Guildford. Few of the most amazing options for student accommodation in Guildford are Guilden Village, The Bridge, Scape Guildford and many more!

About Guildford

Guildford is a historic town located in the country of Surrey, England. Known for its charming cobblestone high streets, the city lies on the edge of the beautiful North Downs. The city centre of Guildford nestles the enchanting Guildford Castle, which is a mediaeval marvel surrounded by well-kept grounds. It offers breathtaking panoramic views in front of the square tower. This provides a perfect blend of the 17th Century and the present 21st Century and proves as an escapade for many. Home to institutions such as the University of Surrey, the city boasts a well-regarded research centre that attracts thousands of students from all over the world.

Along with this, the city also has a very capable and well-connected transport network. It is quite easy for students in Guildford to travel back and forth between their universities. Along with this, the city of Guildford also has a vibrant nightlife along with various cultural events happening around the year. It also houses numerous theatres, art galleries and music venues, which clearly indicates the city's love and regard for art. There are also some exceptional places to visit in Guildford, including Guildford Cathedral, Guildford Castle, Surrey Hills and much more. Guildford also has renowned shopping options with a lively atmosphere. Surrounded by picturesque countryside, it's a heaven in disguise for nature lovers. With an affordable cost of living, the city also provides a comfortable living experience for the students by providing comfortable and chic student properties in Guildford.

Best Student Accommodation in Guildford

Guildford student accommodation is known for the outstanding facilities & amenities it provides to its students. However, it is important to look for student housing in Guildford before it gets booked. With a huge demand for student accommodation in Guildford, students should always shortlist the options based on their tastes & preferences. However, all the options available are loaded with facilities and chic infrastructure that makes the stay comfortable. Another good thing about student accommodation Guildford is its proximity to many universities hence, travelling wouldn't be an issue for students. If you are looking for student housing in Guildford, then check out the below-mentioned options:

1. Guilden Village

2. Scape Guildford

3. The Bridge

4. iQ The Pad

5. Hox Park

6. iQ The Podium

7. Straits Garden

8. Room in a 6 Bedroom Apartment, Victoria Ave, Hounslow TW3 3ST

9. Parish Hall

Cost of Living in Guildford

The city offers excellent student accommodation Guildford options, although the cost of living in the area can be high. With proper planning and budgeting, students can effectively manage their expenses and avoid exceeding their budget. It is recommended to allocate around £1,000 to £1,200 per month for accommodation and other personal expenses that would happen throughout the month.

1. Food: £100-£150/week

2. Gas and Electricity: £50-£70/week

3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £30-£50/week

4. Dinner at a Restaurant: £50-£150/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

9. Movie Ticket: £7-£10/ticket

Student Travel Guildford

Guildford benefits from a well-established bus and rail network that systematically connects the city. Offering a convenient way to use public transportation, the city's public transit helps locals and visitors navigate the area. The city's public transportation system connects the town and especially helps students get to their universities from their student accommodations in Guildford.

1. Rail: Guildford railway station is a major hub that provides regular train service to London. This is an easy and convenient option for commuters travelling to and from London. The fare is based on the distance travelled by the passenger. You can also opt for daily, weekly or monthly passes to save your pocket money.

2. Bus: Guildford has an extensive bus network connecting the town's various main stops. The service providers include Arriva, Stagecoach and others. The buses serve different routes and connect Guildford to the nearby towns and countryside. The fare usually ranges from £2-£3 for a short one-time journey. If you are planning on travelling by bus more often, you can get a daily, weekly or monthly pass, which is more affordable.

3. Cycling: Cycling comes as a very pocket-friendly and eco-friendly way to transit across the city of Guildford. With designated cycling paths, the city's infrastructure supports the riders to stroll their way through the city quite comfortably. Owning a bike is actually the most cost-effective way to travel in Guildford.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Guildford

The city of Guildford offers numerous opportunities for students to hang out and make memories with friends and loved ones. Several hotspots in the city are close to the student housing in Guildford. The Guildford High Street Boasts an impressive array of upscale shops with renowned brands. The side streets also offer a charming experience that branches off from the main thoroughfares. You can explore a lot of unique and independent businesses to shop from. When it comes to dining and eating out, Guildford doesn't disappoint, as the town offers a wide variety of culinary delights.

Along with an array of ethnic British menus, the cuisine also includes diverse cooking from across the globe. The University of Surrey attracts a huge student population, which makes the city even more interesting. Most of the student accommodations are based near the university to make it convenient for the students. The town is well known for offering various cultural opportunities for the students to explore. Guildford houses various beautiful parks and green spaces that provide students with an opportunity for outdoor activities. It also helps them to unwind after their hectic university schedule every day. Several parks, such as Stoke Park, offer peaceful environments for relaxation. Apart from this, the city also boasts a very happening nightlife scene. There are numerous bars and clubs where the students can unleash their party animal.

Guildford Tourist Attractions

Guildford offers a great environment for students to study; at the same time, it attracts a lot of tourists every year. If you are looking for some of the best places to visit during the weekend, then here are a few options for you to visit from Guildford student accommodation.

1. Guildford Castle

2. G Live

3. Albury Organic Vineyard

4. Watts Chapel

5. Loseley Park

6. Dapdune Wharf

7. JStoke Park

Top Universities in Guildford

Guildford is known as the education hub for the most renowned universities it has. If you are planning to study in Guildford, then have a look at some of the best universities.

1. University of Surrey

2. University for the Creative Arts

3. Royal Holloway

4. Kingston University

5. St Mary's University

6. Kingston Business School

7. Richmond University

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