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The Cam Foundry, Cambridge

Mill Rd, Cambridge, CB1 3NN, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Located on Mill Rd, Cambridge, CB1 3NN, United Kingdom, The Cam Foundry is an excellent student accommodation in Cambridge. The Cam Foundry provides a diverse range of contemporary ensuites, studios, and shared homes and fosters a vibrant student community. Regent Cambridge is a short walk away, and Anglia Ruskin University is a few minute's drive away from the Cam Foundry Cambridge. Students can easily catch a bus or other public transport options to travel to their universities or navigate and explore the rest parts of Cambridge.


Cambridge is a historic city with a unique yet traditional English history. Cambridge is a picturesque city located in the east of England, famous for its prestigious university and stunning architecture. Cambridge has an unusual claim to fame: it is maybe the only city in the world that has retroactively named its river. The city is also home to a vibrant student community, with a range of cultural and social activities available both on and off campus. Students can explore the city's many museums and galleries, attend concerts and performances, or simply relax in one of the city's beautiful parks or gardens. The city's historic centre is dotted with quaint shops, cosy cafes, and traditional pubs, creating a charming and welcoming atmosphere. With its rich history, academic excellence, and welcoming community, Cambridge is the perfect choice for students looking for an unforgettable and enriching student experience. With The Cam Foundry, you'll be able to experience all that Cambridge has to offer while enjoying the comfort and convenience of this Cambridge student accommodation. The location of this student accommodation in Cambridge is ideal as it is perfectly located in the city centre, close to universities and all the major attractions. Book your stay now and discover why Cambridge is one of the world's most loved cities.

Features

The rooms have been specially created to provide students living away from their families with a familiar atmosphere. Each room offers a comfortable bed, plenty of storage space, a desk and a chair, Wi-Fi 70Mb along with a kitchen and lounge area in ensuites. The kitchens are fully prepared for students to dine in, but if you're too weary to cook, you can always order takeout from the several restaurants on the grounds.

The Cam Foundry offers several common amenities where you can spend time and get to know the other students in the house. You may also relax in the lovely courtyard or socialise at regular social events to connect students with their flatmates. Want to binge-watch sequels of movies with your friends? The cinema room makes it to the rescue! The friendly team is always available to help you out in case of any emergencies, and the friendly house cats make a living at the Cam Foundry purrfect! The student housing in Cambridge offers a high level of safety and security with CCTV. It is definitely one of the affordable choices of student accommodation in Cambridge, as the rent includes bills for Wi-Fi, water, heating, electricity and content insurance.

Location and What's Hot?

Having an ideal location and proximity to universities and being just 1.6 mi away from the centre makes the Cam Foundry an ideal choice for Cambridge student accommodation. Being just a short distance away from prestigious educational institutions and universities like Cambridge Ruskin International College, Select English, Cambridge Seminars College and more! Students can hop on a bus and can easily reach these universities.

The nicest aspect of living here is that several restaurants, cafés, pubs, and shopping streets surround it. Popular fast-food chains surround the Cam Foundry Cambridge, so if you're not in the mood to cook at home and want to have something healthy and filling, Subway is just a short stroll away! Get some amazing coffee from Starbucks after shopping for your groceries at Sainsbury's. You can also explore some other stores nearby like Argos Coldhams Lane (Inside Sainsbury's), Timpson or Mr. Glass's. The Roly Poly Play Park is located around the corner, where you can go for your morning/evening walks. Located just a stroll from the Cam Foundry Cambridge is the EDGE cafe, where you can catch up with friends for some coffee and delicious snacks. Dance your nights away while grooving to some amazing music at popular bars like The Brook Cambridge and The Royal Standard Pub. You can also visit some famous restaurants like Liutaio Music Restaurant, Limoncello and Bravo Patisserie and Cafe. If you want to look at some amazing art, you can visit the Tyrell Art Gallery or visit The Centre for Computing History, where you can find some great wonders in the world of computers. The Vue Cinema Cambridge is a popular movie theatre located a short distance away from the Cam Foundry Cambridge. You will never run out of things to do in Cambridge, may it be watching movies, art or dining out; the city has everything to offer!

Commute

For students who prefer to use public transport, there are several bus stops located close to the Cambridge student accommodation that provide easy access to the university and other parts of Cambridge. The Vinery Road Bus Stop and Brookfield Bus Stop are the nearest bus stops to the Cam Foundry. Students can also take a bus from the Romsey Terrace Bus Stop and the Greville Road Bus Stop. The Cambridge Train Station is also located a short drive away from the Cam Foundry Cambridge. With a range of transportation options available, commuting from The Cam Foundry Cambridge student accommodation to the university is both convenient and accessible, allowing students to make the most of their time in Cambridge.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wifi
Water
Heating
Electricity
Contents insurance

Common Amenities

Friendly team
Regular social events
Friendly house cats
Cinema room
Lovely courtyard

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be a student to live here?

Yes, you must be a student, enrolled in a college/university and be 17 years or older at check-in.

Do I need to have a guarantor?

Yes, but only if you have requested to pay in instalments. Without a guarantor, you’ll be required to pay your rent in full in July.

Can I extend my stay?

If there are rooms available, you should be able to extend your stay after you have moved in. Please speak to the accommodation team while in the building to arrange an extension.

Is property operating as normal at Covid time?

Yes, the property is currently operating as normal and will do so unless otherwise Government advice dictates that we do differently. They still have a staff presence withing the buildings, and services are continuing.

Are they liaising with my university?

Yes, they are staying up to date with the latest guidance from all Universities where they have residents studying.

I'm concerned I may have the Covid-19?

Contact your GP immediately or call the emergency numbers to find out what to do and where to get tested. Immediately notify the Reception and confine yourself until you receive the test result and subsequent medical advice.

What precautions can I take?

Regularly wash hands, wear a face mask or covering, give people space and follow local government advice.

Do I need to wear a face mask for protection?

Face coverings are to be worn in all indoor communal areas of residences. This includes reception areas, main public corridors, in stairs and lifts and in those communal toilets located outside of your flat. Wearing a face covering is also encouraged outdoors if you aren't able to keep a safe distance of two metres.

What do I do if something isn't working in my apartment/flat?

If you have any maintenance issues, you can simply log into the portal and select the "maintenance" option at the top. Once you've done that, then log in your issue and give as much detail as possible.

Can I speak to someone of the property if I have some personal probelm?

Their friendly team are always happy to lend an ear. Before talking to them, we’d advise you contact your university support team first, since they may be able to offer you advice. If you would like to speak with the Accommodation Manager, you’re welcome to book an appointment and they’ll be happy to meet with you.

Can I receive a post?

Absolutely, you’ll have your own post box in reception and will be given a key to check your post at any time of the day/night. Parcels can be delivered to reception for us to look after, just bring your ID when coming to collect them. However, please be aware of our postal policy when using this service.

Can I park my car?

There is no parking on site and residents are not allowed to bring their own vehicles.

Is there somewhere to keep my bike?

There is! You’ll find plenty of secure bike storage available for you to use throughout your time.

Will I be sharing a room?

All their non studio accommodation with the exception of twin rooms are only for single occupancy. They are happy to accept Dual occupancy requests for selected studios

Who is responsible for cleaning my studio?

That’s down to you – you can bring your rubbish/recycling to the bin store, and all collections are included in your rent.

Who cleans the communal area?

The property team will take care of that, but please respect these living areas, as they’re proud of what they’ve done with them.


Where Can I smoke?

Their buildings and grounds are strictly non-smoking but you’re welcome to smoke outside of the building at least 5 metres away from doors and windows.

Can I arrange to live with my friends?

Yep, They want you to be as comfortable as possible when you’re with us. Just let them know you wish to live on the same floor when making your booking. If you don’t know anyone else moving to the residence, don’t worry – most students come on their own and soon make friends once they’re here.

Can I choose what floor I live on?

Yes, you’ll be able to let us know your preference at the time of booking.

Can family and friends visit?

Please refer to local COVID-19 advice. Generally your guests are welcome to come and see you throughout your studies. You can have one guest stay in your room with you 3 nights a week, but you must be present the entire time and sign them in on arrival.

Who is responsible for the guests while they are in the premises?

You are responsible for your guest. They must be signed in/out and follow all property regulations while on the property.

What is the payment schedule and will I need to pay a deposit?

As Summer stays are limited to 10 weeks, you will need to make a full payment up front, before you arrive at the residence. Your booking is not complete until payment is made and until payment is made the room is not secured. Summer stays do not require a deposit payment.

What time can I arrive and what time is check-out?

You can check into the room at 16:00 on the day of your check-in. On the day of your check-out you will have to vacate the room by 10:00. If you do arrive early for your check in, you may be able to get your keys early if the room is ready, if not you can relax in one of our communal areas until it is clean.

Will anyone be at reception to meet me?

Their receptions are staffed 8AM to 5PM. However, if you are planning to arrive at the weekend or out of office hours it is best to either phone ahead or email first. If the reception is closed when you arrive it is most likely as the team member is helping another resident. In this case you should press the buzzer and call the security number for assistance.

Can I leave early?

Yes, you are free to leave when you like, however you will not be liable for a refund unless another student takes over your booking. Please let our team’s know when you are planning on checking out.

Do I have to be a student to book a room?

You will need to be a student in full time education. If you have finished University and are completing an internship of work programme you can stay in our residence if you have not yet graduated from your course.

What do I need to bring?

Their rooms are not like a traditional hotel, and do not come with bedding, towels, bathroom supplies or cooking equipment, so we advise you to either bring your own or purchase in advance from their partners. All rooms will come with a toilet roll.

How do I book a viewing?

They’d love to show you around! Please book a viewing on their website.

How long does it take to view the accommodation?

Usually about 30 minutes.

What if I need to re-arrange or cancel my viewing?

No problem, just give us a call and let us know.

Will my property have wifi?

Indeed, it will. With their standard package, you will get free high-speed WiFi connection throughout the property, including bedrooms that have a wired connection. You can connect up to 3 devices, so it's perfect for browsing Instagram, watching your favourite Netflix series and studying of course!.

The Internet is provided by our reliable partner, Ask4 and they give you the option to upgrade your package for a small fee if you need extra speed for those gaming nights.

Please speak to your residence team for further information.

**Speeds over WiFi may vary depending on several factors, such as the type of device you use and where you are when you’re trying to connect. The average attainable speed at peak times (8 pm – 10 pm ) is 80% of the internet access speed**

How do the laundry facilities work?

The laundry service is super easy to use! Download the Circuit Laundry app and head down to the Laundry Room. All the instructions you need will be there to fully utilise the service.

Can I personalise my room?

Absolutely! They want you to be as comfortable as possible, so turn your room into a space you love to live in. Just make sure its returned to them the way you found it upon checkout. If not, damage charges will apply.

Can I pay my rent monthly?

They prefer to receive rent in four instalments throughout the year. Their instalment dates are aligned with the University term if you are receiving student loan support or a scholarship.

Can I move in before my tenancy starts?

Please, the property to check availability.

Can I change my tenancy dates to work around my university start and end dates?

Their tenancy/licence dates are set and can’t be changed once they’re in place.

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Student Accomodations in Cambridge

Cambridge Student Accommodation

One of the first things a student looks for after getting into their university of choice is finding the right accommodation. In those regards, the options for Cambridge student accommodation are unparalleled. With a wide selection of accommodations available starting with shared apartments, studios, and ensuites, students have to look no further than amber for accommodation in Cambridge. Each residence is thoughtfully designed to provide a comfortable and conducive environment for students. The availability of student accommodation in Cambridge ranges from Milton Road to Station Road.

Cambridge is well-known for housing the prestigious University of Cambridge, a confederation of colleges, departments, faculties, and schools. There are 31 colleges, each with its norms and statutes. With around 11000 employees and 18000 students spread among these 31 colleges, amber provides various student accommodation in Cambridge options, making it easy for students to start their housing search. Some other well-known universities in Cambridge include Anglia Ruskin University, King’s College, and Cambridge Ruskin International College. Some of the best properties and options for Cambridge student housing include The Cam Foundry, Cambridge, Yugo Angila House, Cambridge, The Railyard, Cambridge, and Castle Hill, Cambridge.

About Cambridge

Cambridge is one of the most beautiful and iconic places to live as a student, with a history in education that dates back more than 800 years. With various educational institutions in every part of the city, Cambridge is one of the unique cities in the United Kingdom. Cambridge is a historic city with a unique yet traditional English history. It was a thriving market town fifty miles north of London that had an unusual claim to fame: it is maybe the only city in the world that has retroactively named its river. The city is small and can be easily navigated by bicycle. It is also well-connected both within and outside the city due to an excellent public transportation and road network.

Cambridge is quickly becoming the capital of East Anglia for food lovers since you can always find a quick bite at one of the city's many street food stalls. Cambridge is a city that offers something for everyone, whether you are looking for history, art, or entertainment. It is known for impressive museums and galleries like the Fitzwilliam Museum and Wren Library. It hosts multiple festivals and is also known for its cultural diversity and creativity. Being a birthplace of notable personalities like Issac Newton and Charles Darwin, Cambridge is considered one of the best places for history enthusiasts as well. Lastly, luckily for students, there are also numerous options for Cambridge student accommodation as well.

Best Student Accommodation In Cambridge

The importance of student accommodation in Cambridge is quite prominent when the students are residing in Cambridge, right beside many of the renowned universities that are always represented as the best among all in the UK. These options for student accommodation in Cambridge UK represent much importance in terms of feasibility, commutation, and comfort. Students staying in these options for private student accommodation in Cambridge are surrounded by an amazing culture that lets them discover a collection of artefacts and artworks. We at Amber help you soothe the hunting process of getting the best accommodation in Cambridge without any hassle you face around booking your accommodation. Have a look at the best options:

1. The Cam Foundry, Cambridge

2. Yugo Angila House, Cambridge

3. The Railyard, Cambridge

4. Castle Hill, Cambridge

5. Student Castle Cambridge, Cambridge

6. Collegiate Castle Street, Cambridge

Cost Of Living

The most significant part of your ongoing bills and transactions will probably be your expenses at Cambridge. We have provided rough estimates of these while living in Cambridge that could help you plan out your budget and expenses. Most of these estimated costs will vary based on individual choices, but they are a helpful way to estimate how much you might spend, other than the rent for your student accommodation:

1. Food: £15-30 per week

2. Gas and electricity: £177-200 per month

3. Internet & mobile phone: £15-50 per week

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £20-25 per week

5. Laundry: £30-40 per month

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £40-50 per month

Student Travel In Cambridge

Cambridge has a charming aura ready to take you in its warm embrace. It can be felt as we speak of travelling around the city from the student accommodation in Cambridge. Travelling is hassle-free here with multiple options for transportation such as Tubes, Buses, Cycling and Walking near our student housing in Cambridge. For those inclined toward eco-friendly and health-conscious travel, cycling and walking paths weave through the city, making it a breeze to navigate between lectures, libraries, and the bustling city centre. The city's rich history, from iconic landmarks like King's College Chapel, creates a captivating backdrop for student adventures, fostering a vibrant cultural experience. These commute options will provide ease of access to students residing in Cambridge.

1. Bus Routes

Any student can travel to and fro from the University of Cambridge to their student accommodation in Cambridge UK. The easiest way to commute is by bus leading straight to the University for about £2.20 standard fare.

2. Trams and Trains

Although most of the students usually prefer using buses as the only affordable option, trams or trains generally don't seem to work out as they are quite far from the student accommodation in Cambridge.

3. Cycling

Cycling can be fun and adventurous, with over 80 miles of cycling routes, which is among the UK's top cycling cities. It enables efficient and eco-friendly travel for students. Additionally, buses and pedestrian-friendly paths ensure accessible transportation across the city.

4. Private Cars

Students can also opt to take a private car rental service to make their commute easier. However, this mode of transport for students can be a little expensive compared to public transportation.

Student Lifestyle And Living In Cambridge

Cambridge, with its prestigious university and rich history, offers students a unique and vibrant living experience. The city's cobblestone streets and picturesque architecture create an inspiring backdrop for academic pursuits. Student life in Cambridge revolves around the dynamic university community, fostering intellectual growth and cultural exchange. The plethora of cosy cafes, like the popular Fitzbillies or Hot Numbers, become havens for study sessions and socialising. Students often find solace in the tranquil green spaces, such as Parker's Piece, ideal for leisurely strolls or impromptu picnics.

The Fitzwilliam Museum stands out as a must-visit cultural hub, showcasing a diverse array of art and artefacts. For a more casual outing, the Cambridge Market offers an eclectic mix of local produce and artisanal goods. Student-centric events, like May Week celebrations or the famous Cambridge Union debates, enhance the social fabric of the city, providing ample opportunities to engage with peers. Punting along the River Cam is not only a scenic activity but also a favourite pastime for students seeking a break from academic rigours. In addition to its academic and cultural allure, Cambridge boasts a lively nightlife that caters to the student population. The ADC Theatre, run by students, showcases a variety of performances, from plays to comedy acts, providing entertainment tailored to diverse tastes. The city's diverse cuisine options, including local favourites like The Eagle pub or the multicultural MillWorks, ensure that students can embark on culinary adventures.

Overall, Cambridge's blend of academic excellence, cultural richness, and student-friendly activities make it a captivating place to live and learn. The city is full of things to do and places to see, ensuring that you can always find some type of amusement if you need it. Additionally, with so many options

Cambridge Tourist Attractions

Known for its academically excellent and world-renowned universities and colleges, Cambridge boasts the highest concentrations of preserved historic buildings in England. All these attractions are at a very short distance from our options for student accommodation in Cambridge UK. Here are some of the most famous tourist attractions:

1. King's College Chapel

2. The Mathematical Bridge

3. Great St. Mary's Church / The Round Church

4. Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

5. Museums of Cambridge, Technology, and Science

6. Market Square

Top universities In Cambridge

In addition to having some of the best options for student housing in Cambridge, Cambridge is also home to some of the best universities in the world.These universities not only foster the overall growth of the students, but also offer the best quality of education. From ancient colleges to modern research institutes, Cambridge offers a rich and diverse academic environment for students and scholars alike. Some of the top universities include:

1. Trinity College

2. Queens’ College 

3. King’s College 

4. University of Cambridge

5. St Andrew's College

7. Anglia Ruskin University

8. St Giles Cambridge

9. Regent Cambridge

10. Bellerbys College (Cambridge Campus)

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