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The Electra, Liverpool
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The Electra, Liverpool

Caledonia St, Liverpool, L7 7ED, United Kingdom
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laundry facility
game room
bills included
dual occupancy

About the Property

The Electra, is one of the most popular student accommodation in Liverpool City Centre, providing students with a truly exceptional experience. There are a range of stylish studios. You can walk to lectures or study in the Sydney Jones Library at the University of Liverpool in just 5 minutes and Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts is also nearby 

Features

To balance your social and academic life in student housing options, the accommodation has some of the most amazing social spaces, including a TV and games room, on-site laundry, and cycle storage room. The staff here is very accommodating and helpful, in addition to the amazing amenities that are included in the bills. The 24-hour assistance ensures that you have a comfortable student life. Your stay will be safe and secure thanks to security services and CCTV. 

Location and What's Hot?

Look no further than Liverpool to study in a city that values its culture and history as much as its music and nightlife! With over 58,000 students from over 100 different countries, there is something for everyone in this vibrant and friendly city. Many Liverpool restaurants and bars, including The Electra, Liverpool, The London Carriage, and Alma De Cuba, can be found in this popular area not far from your accommodation. Many cities' retail and leisure centres are located near this and another popular road known as Hope Street. 

Commute

Furthermore, the Roscoe Street Bus Stop is only a 5-minute walk away, and the Jugnall Street Bus Stop is only a short walk away. Metro Radio Cabs and Alpha Taxi Service are also available near the student housing. 

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wifi
Water
Heating
Electricity
Content Insurance Included

Common Amenities

On-site Laundry
Cycle Storage
Games Area
Lounge
TV
Study Zone

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
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    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
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  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.
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Payment Policies (5)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
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  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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    Payment via easy transaction modes.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I get a Council Tax Exemption Certificate or Registration Certificate?

This is usually given to you when you enrol at University, or you can apply to your Students Services/Registrations office.

Do I need insurance?

Contents insurance is free and is provided by Endsleigh Insurance. You can take a look at the policy terms and conditions and find out what’s covered here. Any enquiries about contents insurance must be directed to Endsleigh.

Do I need a TV Licence?

Yes, you will need a TV Licence. Anyone in the UK watching or recording television as it’s being broadcast or simulcast on any device – including mobiles, laptops and PCs – must, by law, be covered by a valid TV licence. Buying a TV Licence is your own responsibility and is not included in your rent.

Is there Car Parking?

Unfortunately there is no car parking available on site.

Is there a Cycle Store?

Yes, all our accommodation has ample storage for bicycles.

Do I need to be a student?

Only full time students can live. You may be asked to provide proof of your student status and it is very important that you notify us immediately if this changes.

What if I fail my end of year exams/A Levels and the University does not offer me a place for September?

If you provide written evidence from the University, within SEVEN days of your results being published and no later than 1st September (which ever date is the sooner), that you do not have a place they will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions.

What if I cannot get a Visa to study in the UK?

Provided, you have NOT collected the keys, and that you have evidence in writing that your application has been refused they will release you from the tenancy and refund the deposit. If the Tenancy has already commenced, and you have NOT collected your keys, you will be charged for the period from the ‘Tenancy Start Date’ to the date you provide us with evidence that you have not been granted a VISA If you have moved into the accommodation prior to your Visa application being declined you will be responsible for the rent until they can find a student to rent your room.

How will I pay my rent?

Rental is paid termly, in advance, by debit or credit card. Tenancy agreements cannot be completed by the Landlord until your payment card details have been provided. This information is needed to complete your online booking and can be given by yourself or by your guarantor. Students who can’t provide a Guarantor who permanently resides in the UK, are required to pay their rent in advance in August, October, December and February.  Please see the tariff for more details. If you’re awaiting a student loan and can’t meet payments as scheduled you should contact us at least 48 hours (Monday to Friday) before the payment is due. You will be liable for all bank and administration charges incurred by the Landlord for failed payments and will be expected to reimburse the Landlord for these charges upon demand.

What date are rental payments due?

Once you have signed up for a room log on to the Accommodation Hub to check your tenancy agreement for the due dates.

Do I need a Guarantor?

Yes, a Parent or legal Guardian resident in the UK must stand as Guarantor. The Guarantor is legally bound to pay any debts accrued during the tenancy if the tenant refuses to pay. Overseas Students who cannot provide a Guarantor please refer to the options provided on the payment tariff.

How long will the tenancy be for?

All accommodation is let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and the length of the tenancy will be set out in the Tenancy Agreement.

Can I live in a female only apartment?

The Electra is studios only therefore your accommodation is for single occupancy.

Can I bring a pet?

Sorry, no pets are allowed.

When can I move in?

You can move in on or after the ‘Tenancy Start Date’ as specified in your tenancy agreement. they will write to you near to the time with more information about collecting your keys and our Reception opening hours.

What items do I need to bring for my room?

All our shared apartments and Studios will be furnished but bedding and personal linen (sheets, duvets, pillows, towels etc.) is not provided. ‘Double’ size bedding is suitable for beds in all rooms. Standard en-suite beds (in shared apartments) measure approx. 120 x 200cm, while Premium, Deluxe and Studio beds measure approx. 140 x 200cm. (Please note that a small number of Studios have beds that measure 120 x 200cm) In a shared apartment there is a TV in the lounge area, while all studios have a Smart TV. All kitchens include microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge and freezer. Irons, ironing boards and vacuum cleaners are available. Kitchen utensils (crockery, cutlery, pans, etc.) arenotprovided. You will not be allowed to bring your own fridges, tumble dryers, portable heaters or other large electrical appliances. Chip pans and deep fat fryers are forbidden, as is the use of candles.

How do I order a bedding or kitchen pack?

You can order kitchen and bedding packs online to be delivered direct to your accommodation. The range of packs include bedding, linen, towels, cooking equipment, crockery, cleaning and stationery. You will need to allow time for delivery so place your order as soon as possible!

When do I have to move out?

You have to vacate your accommodation by 11am on the ‘Tenancy End Date’ as specified in your agreement. Anything left in your room after this time will be removed and disposed of.

What if I want to terminate my agreement and move out?

If you wish to terminate your tenancy, they must be notified in writing and you must complete our Re Let Form. You will remain responsible for the rent until a new tenant is found or until the end of the tenancy (whichever is sooner). they will aim to find a new tenant who is both acceptable to us and who is prepared to meet the financial and legal requirements of the tenancy agreement at the current prevailing rent. they can’t always guarantee finding another tenant, as obviously this becomes more difficult as the academic year progresses, however, you are able to suggest a replacement to us. Please note that you will also need to cover all administration charges incurred in reassigning the tenancy.

How do I get my refund?

All authorised refunds are returned to source i.e. the bank or card the payment originate from, and where source can be established. It is recommended that the account/card from which payments are made remains in operation for the duration of the tenancy and a short time thereafter to facility a timely refund. All refunds will be calculated in UK Sterling. The Railyard will not refund any shortfalls due to exchange rate fluctuations, or offer compensation for any bank /agent, or other charges incurred. No refunds will be made in cash.

How will I get to know other students at The Property?

As you look forward to moving into The Electra you will probably want to get to know other students in the building. Please like our Facebook page to be updated when the group is open.

Can I have visitors?

Unless otherwise stated, bedrooms are for single occupation only. Occasional overnight visitors will be allowed, at the discretion of the management, provided that no disturbance or inconvenience is caused to other occupants. You will be held fully responsible for the actions and behaviour of your visitors.

How fast will my internet be?

Internet (and WIFI) is included in your rent. In the unlikely event it's not fast enough you can upgrade.

Please see the information below:

• Wired Base Speed shall be up to 950Mbps with a typical average of 600Mbps and standard deviation of 110Mbps during peak hours of 20:00-22:00. • Wireless speed are a minimum speed of 100Mbps (subject to device performance).

My Partner and I are both Students; can we share a room or Studio?

At the Electra there are limited number of Studios available for double occupancy at an additional charge of 25% of the total rent.

Can I have parcels delivered to reception?

Pmg will be happy to accept parcels on your behalf. They won't accept anything they think may contain offensive, dangerous, illegal or illicit material, anything that's too big or heavy for them to store or food deliveries. To pick up your parcels you'll need to bring along some photo ID and sign for it. They'll do their best to look after parcels safely but, in the unlikely event of something going wrong, they won't be liable for any damage to, or loss from, any parcel that you've authorised them to accept on your behalf.

How can I get my deposit back?

You will need to make sure that pmg have evidence that you have been exempt from paying Council Tax during your stay with them. You can get a Council Tax exemption certificate from your university to prove this.

Once pmg have this, and they have inspected your room and found no damage they will release your deposit to the Deposit Protection Service or in Scotland the Lettings Protection Service. You can then claim your deposit back from this service (this is a legal requirement in the UK).

How do I return my keys?

You can return your keys to reception in person or you can post them through reception's post box in a key return envelope which you can collect from reception. Please make sure the keys are labelled with your name, room and flat number. If the keys are not returned you will be charged for a replacement key and fob.

You may return your keys before the end of the tenancy, this will not constitute the termination of the agreement and tenants will waive their right to return to the property, to access the accommodation or request keys at any time prior to the end of the tenancy.

Can I store belongings at the property if I am returning next year?

You will need to discuss this with the reception team as it will depend on when your current tenancy ends and the new one begins, and whether someone else will be staying in your room over the summer.

They normally advise students to contact a storage company in the area if they cannot keep their belongings in their room.

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Finding student accommodation in Liverpool can be a really challenging task for students if they are new to the city. It becomes even more challenging as there is a pool of student accommodation Liverpool alternatives to choose from. Apart from the other aspects that a student has to possibly worry about after moving to a new country, student accommodation should be the last of them. We all know how important it is for students to find their perfect place, a safe space for themselves to vent out and relax after a long and tiring day at the university. Amber helps students find their perfect Liverpool student accommodation with ease and from the comfort of their own homes with a three-step simple process of pick, pay, and book. Check out some of the best Liverpool student homes below:

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As a student living in a new city, keeping track of your expenses is essential. Your cost of living will depend on several factors, such as your Liverpool student accommodation rent, location of your student accommodation Liverpool, personal preferences, and spending habits. You can create an effective budget to manage your expenses in a better way. We have laid down the many expenses you might incur while living in Liverpool. Have a look.

1. Food and eatery: £150 to £500 per month

2. Travelling expenses: £20 to £150 per month

3. Leisure and entertainment: £50 to £350 per month

4. Stationery and textbooks: £80 to £100 per month

5. Internet & mobile phone: £50 to £80 per month

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While Liverpool universities cover the majority of the travel expenses for a few of its programs, the city is cost-effective for students who must bear travel expenses. You can get around Liverpool by bus, train, or tram, which are all readily available at all times, and they are reasonably priced. And many of these transportation services are located near student flats Liverpool. The city has systematically layed down the public transit, making it extremely easy for students to get from one point to another, making it efficient for students to travel back and forth from their respective universities. Also, being a reasonable option, it is extremely convenient for students as it doesn’t go too heavy on their pockets.

1. Bus: A single-day ticket costs around £2.20 and can be used on any bus operator's service within Merseyside and Halton. You can also choose a Liverpool PlusBus bus pass, significantly reducing local transportation costs. A few bus stops near student houses in Liverpool include Chapel Street (Stop EA) bus station, Old Hall Street (Stop CHA) bus station, and Moorfields Station (Stop MF) bus station.

2. Train: For just £34.40 per week, you can purchase a rail ticket that allows you to travel across all zones in the country. Train stations near Liverpool student homes that you can take include Moorfields, James Street, and Liverpool Central.

3. Cycles: Cycles are one of the best modes of transportation from your student accommodation in Liverpool to your university. It will be economical for you as well as being environmentally stable.

You can use your university's transportation pass to enjoy a discounted educational tour of Liverpool. Student accommodation in Liverpool is readily available near these well-connected transportation hubs, making it easier to travel to universities.

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3. Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts

4. Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

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