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The Cam Foundry 270-student capacity and choice of suite, studio or townhouse create a thriving student community amidst Cambridges charming streets and famous academic heritage. From shared houses to studio apartments, every room at The Cam Foundry is designed to make your time here as comfortable as possible. All prices shown are per person, per week. 


Cambridge student accommodation also provides accessible room options. Both Anglia Ruskin University and Cambridge University close by, The Cam Foundry's location means short commutes and plenty of bars, restaurants and boutique shops nearby. There's no shortage of ways to pass your time here. This close-knit residence not only offers swift commute so that you are never late to your classes but also is connected to the entire country via Cambridge Train Station, which is less than a 20-minutes walk away. This is a great place for those who are looking for long weekend getaways when they need some time for exploring the rest of the country. 


The rooms have designed specifically to give out a homey warmth to the students who are living away from their families. Each en-suite room has a comfortable bed, ample storage space, a desk and a chair. You can also spend time in the communal space and get to know the other students who are staying in the same residence. The kitchens are fully equipped to allow the students to dine in, but when youre too tired to make something, you can always order takeaway from the different restaurants around the property. 

Apartment Amenities

Utility bills All included
WiFi 70Mb
contents insurance
Plenty of storage space
Kitchen and lounge area in Ensuites

Community Amenities

Friendly team
Regular social events
24/7 CCTV & security
All bills included
Friendly house cats
Cinema room
Lovely courtyard
70Mb WiFi

Safety and Security

CCTV
24 hrs security

Bills Included

Wifi
Water
heating
Electricity

Configurations

Bronze Shared House£160 - £178/week
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Bronze rooms are fully kitted out with small double beds, plenty of storage and stylish bathrooms to share between two.

  • Bathroom shared with one other person
  • 4ft double bed
  • Plenty of storage space
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Duration:51 week
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Duration:41 week
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Gold Shared House£164 - £177/week
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These are bigger rooms, ideal if you have more possessions you want to bring with you to really make you feel at home.

  • Bathroom shared with one other person
  • 4ft double bed
  • Plenty of storage space
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Duration:51 week
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Duration:41 week
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Silver Shared House£165 - £180/week
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If you fancy a bit more room, opt for a Silver room, which will be on the 1st or 2nd floor of the house.

  • Located on first floor
  • Bathroom shared with one other person
  • 4ft double bed
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Duration:24 week
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Duration:51 week
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Platinum Shared House£169 - £182/week
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Deposit£182

These are the biggest rooms in the house, on the top floor. Ideal if you want the penthouse feel!

  • Top floor for penthouse views
  • Bathroom shared with one other person
  • 4ft double bed
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Duration:51 week
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Duration:41 week
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Bronze Ensuite£172/week
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Deposit£172

The Bronze ensuite rooms come complete with storage and study space, and your own bathroom.

  • Kitchen and lounge area shared with 4-7 other rooms
  • 4ft double bed
  • Plenty of storage space
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Silver Ensuite£178/week
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Deposit£178

These rooms provide a bit more space than the Bronze rooms.

  • Kitchen and lounge area shared with 4-7 other rooms
  • 4ft double bed
  • Plenty of storage space
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Gold Ensuite (Accessible)£180/week
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Deposit£180

For our largest ensuite rooms within shared apartments, go for Gold.

  • Kitchen and lounge area shared with 4-7 other rooms
  • 4ft double bed
  • Plenty of storage space
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Platinum Ensuite£185/week
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Deposit£185
Duration:51 week
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Bronze Studio£205/week
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Beautifully finished, these private studio rooms will feature a kitchenette, dining area, ensuite bathroom and all you need from your student room, with a comfy 4ft bed, desk and ample storage.

  • Kitchenette comes with hob, microwave & fridge-freezer
  • 4ft double bed
  • Plenty of storage space
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Silver Studio£215/week
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If you fancy more space, have more things, or like to have people over, these studios are for you.

  • Kitchenette comes with hob, microwave & fridge-freezer
  • 4ft double bed
  • Plenty of storage space
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Gold Studio£265/week
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Lease Duration51 week
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For the best and biggest studios in the building, go for Gold. With ample space to cook, dine, study and sleep, these are ideal if you enjoy your own company, but still want the option of having people over comfortably.

  • Kitchenette comes with hob, microwave & fridge-freezer
  • 4ft double bed
  • Plenty of storage space
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Gold Studio (Accessible)£265/week
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Booking Details

Cancellation Policy:- 


Cancellation before you move in:

To confirm your application and booking, you need to read and sign the Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement (the AST)

An advanced rent payment of up to one weeks rent is required when booking. When you move in, this money will transfer to your rent account, provided that you have met the terms in the Agreement. 

Once you have signed your AST and paid your advanced rent payment online you are agreeing to take up your place within the accommodation and are bound to pay the AST fee in its entirety. Any subsequent request to cancel will require you to find a student to replace you, who is approved by Property. This carries an administration fee of 100. For guidance on cancelling your booking due to travel and visa restrictions see below.

Online Courses

If your University decides to complete teaching of your course fully online, the tenancy agreement is still binding, and you are still expected to take up occupancy at the residence. All terms and conditions of the tenancy agreement will still be applicable. they understand that your experience is so important and If your course is moved online Property will ensure that our experience and events programme will continue where possible in line with government guidance.

Travel

Due to the changing nature of of travel bans and lockdowns, Property will review these on an individual basis. Travel for education is considered essential; It is the tenants responsibility to organise travel and Property will not be liable for travel disruption.

Visas

If you are denied a visa, please let us know as soon as possible. they can cancel your booking if you have applied for a visa and it has been refused. Please let us know, with evidence within 5 days of your visa being refused.

If you are due to travel and experience issues obtaining a Visa they will try to hold your room for you while your Visa is being processed. Please ensure that you have the correct visa and college/university place before you arrive where necessary.  It is the students responsibility to maintain Visa status. If your Visa is delayed you may be responsible for the terms and conditions of the tenancy/licence.


The following is applicable to first-year undergraduate and pre sessional post graduate intakes only:

If you are not successful in obtaining your place at your chosen university/college then dont worry.  they will release from your tenancy and refund of any advanced rent payment where you can provide proof that you did not obtain a place at a university/college which is within a reasonable distance from accommodation booked. You will need to submit your request to cancel by email along with proof within five working days of the confirmation that you have received your place.

If you change your mind

After signing your agreement, the terms and conditions of the agreement, including all payments, are legally enforceable against the tenant. Once you have signed the tenancy agreement you must complete the advanced rent payment set forth in the rent schedule of the agreement. From signing the agreement you have 7 days to complete the guarantor information. In the event that the guarantor does not sign the agreement, the agreement will remain enforceable against the tenant.

If you sign your agreement before 31st May 2021, Property will allow you to cancel your agreement before this date without penalty. If you sign your agreement after 1st June 2021 Property will allow a period of 48 hours for you to change your mind. You must let us know in writing by email to the residence inbox if you wish to cancel your tenancy in this timeframe.  

For any refunds via international bank transfers a fee of GBP 12 will be applied.

Failure to Check In

If you fail to check-in you will remain liable to pay any rent, or other fees associated with the original agreement, and they reserve the right to pursue for any sums outstanding in respect of the same.

Where possible, they may remarket your room. Until a new occupant has taken over the agreement and moved in, the tenant will be liable for the terms and conditions of the agreement.


Cancellation after you have moved in: 

Once you have moved into the residence, you will only be considered for a tenancy release in exceptional circumstances.

You must have withdrawn from your University or College and provided proof in the form of a withdrawal letter, signed on headed paper from the institution. You must also have a suitable letter from the doctor or medical institution detailing the issue of why you have withdrawn from University.

Tenancy Releases for exceptional circumstances will not be granted where:

You are still at University and have not withdrawn from your course

You have chosen to defer for a year for any reason other than above

You have left University of your own volition for any other reason, including not attaining correct funding or loan, or suitable grades during the year

The University has removed the tenant from your course for , including disciplinary

Once a tenancy release decision has been made, this decision is final and any appeal of this decision will be undertaken using the framework of the complaints policy.

Tenancy Takeover

You may be able to arrange a release by finding someone else to take over your tenancy. Please get in touch and they will provide details of this process. The new tenant must be a student and Property must approve the new tenant for the tenancy takeover to be valid. 


Summer Bookings

Cancellation before you move in:

You are required to pay the full licence/tenancy fee before the commencement date of the contract Rooms are not secured or guaranteed until a full payment has been made. Summer and Short Stay bookings require a minimum of 5 working days notice from the commencement date to be valid.

Bookings made before 1st June 2021

Summer or Short stay bookings made before 1st June 2021 can be cancelled before this date with no penalty and a full refund will be given. If a booking is cancelled after this date no refund will be given. If a booking is made after this date there will be a 7 day cooling off period in which the booking can be cancelled without penalty.

If a student fails to arrive for their tenancy without written notice in the required time frame, and has paid the tenancy/licence fee, then the full fee will still be charged.

Payment Details

Payment Mode:

Card, Bank Transfer


Rent Payment:

3 Installments, Full Year

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to bring with me when I arrive?

On the day you move in, youll need to bring along kitchen items, bedding, clothing and any personal items to make you feel at home. Be sure to bring some form of ID with you, too.

Is there somewhere to park when I arrive?

Yes, the roads nearby to the property are free of charge up to a maximum of two hours, so you can drop off your things in front of the residence.

Where do I go when I arrive?

Please head straight to reception: The Cam Foundry, 315 Mill Road, CB1 3DL.
Someone from the propertys friendly team will be waiting to give you further information and the places key fob. If youre arriving later than anticipated, let the team know in advance so someone can wait for you out of hours.

Do I have to be a student to live here?

To live here you must be a student, enrolled in a college or university, and be 18 years or older at the time of check-in.

Do I need to have a UK guarantor?

We only require a UK guarantor if youve requested to pay in instalments. Without one, the full amount of your rent has to be paid in August.

Whats included in my rent?

Approachable, friendly team On-site maintenance Regular programme of social events Cinema area Stylish common room Study rooms Courtyard Ensuite bedrooms Price is inclusive of utility bills and contents insurance 70Mb broadband and Wi-Fi Laundry room (pay per use) Plenty of bike storage

What happens if I dont pay my rent?

In some cases, legal action will be taken in order to recoup the amount.

Is there a Booking Fee?

Yes, it is 250.

What do I do if something isnt working in my apartment?

However small the problem, be sure to contact reception and fill in a quick repair form, and our facilities will get right to it.

Can I receive post?

Sure, all of this propertys residents have their own letterbox and will be given a key to check their post at any time. If you have a parcel delivered, reception will look after it, just be sure to bring your ID with you upon collection.

Is there somewhere to keep my bike?

Absolutely, theres lots of secure bike storage areas for you to use.

What will I need to do before I move out of my room?

Pack up all your belongings and give the room a clean itd be lovely if you left in the same condition as you found it. Once thats done, hand over your fob and post box key, say your goodbyes, and be sure to have a great summer.

Will I be sharing a room?

Unless youre staying in a gold studio room for dual occupancy, all our other rooms are single occupancy.

Who is responsible for cleaning my apartment?

You and your housemates are. Its helpful to have a cleaning rota in place from the beginning. You can bring your rubbish/recycling to the bin stores and all collections are included in your rent. You can also share the cost for a cleaner to do the job for you.

Who cleans the communal areas?

The aparto team will take care of cleaning these areas, but please be sure to look after them as much as possible.

Where can I smoke?

Our building and grounds are non-smoking, but smokers are welcome to smoke outside of the building off-site.

Can I choose what floor I live on?

Yep, its entirely up to you just let us know what youd prefer at the time of booking.

Can family and friends visit?

Of course, theyre welcome to come and see you throughout your studies. However, only one guest is allowed to stay in your room for a maximum of 3 nights a week. And, you must be with them the entire duration of their stay and sign them in on arrival.

Who is responsible for a guest while theyre on the premises?

During their visit, you are responsible for your guest they must be signed in/out and follow all aparto regulations while theyre here.

Can we have a party?

Go for it, but please consider your fellow residents living in the building, and give the apartment a clean once youre finished.

Do I have Wi-Fi?

Indeed, it will. With our standard package you will get free up to 70MB/s high-speed broadband and Wi-Fi connection throughout the building, including bedrooms; however, this fluctuates in usage. If youre looking for an even speedier and more stable service, you can use our ethernet connection available in your room.
You can connect up to 3 devices, so its 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 bandwidth package for a small fee, if you need extra speed for those gaming nights.

Is a TV provided?

The propertys main common room has a TV, but you can bring one along for your own room or the shared lounge/dining area, just be sure to get a TV Licence before your Netflix sessions.

What kitchen equipment is supplied?

In the Cam Foundrys apartments and townhouses, youll find a toaster, kettle, hob and oven/microwave, along with a fridge/freezer and plenty of storage for your pots and pans. Well provide you with a mop and bucket, dustpan and brush, and an iron and ironing board.
Be sure to bring along your own utensils, dishes, pots/pans and other small appliances we dont supply these.

Can I keep a fridge in my room?

Sorry, unless its for storing prescribed medication, we dont allow you to keep fridges in your own room.

What about bedding?

Be sure to bring your own bedding with you we wouldnt want you leaving that extra comfy pillow at home.

How do the laundry facilities work?

Youll top up a laundry card or sign up to an app with your PayPal account that you can then use to operate our washers and dryers.

Can I personalise my room?

Yeah, of course. Its your room, so make yourself at home! But be sure to return the room to us in good condition, as you may be charged for any damages you incurred through term time.

Can I pay my rent monthly?

Rent is usually paid through 3 instalments over the year, but feel free to talk to your Accommodation Manager, as you may be able to pay by other means depending on your circumstances.

Can I stay in my room over Easter/Christmas breaks, etc?

You can your room is yours to stay in from the start of the tenancy agreement.

Can I move in before my tenancy starts?

Sorry, this isnt possible right now.

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

Once the dates of your tenancy are set, they cannot be change.

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