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Nestled in the heart of Leeds, The Foundry is the perfect place to be if youre a student. The University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University and many of the colleges in the city are just a short stroll away. And for those big nights out, top clubs, bars, and restaurants can be found right on your doorstep. Step inside, and The Foundry has everything you need for the best student experience. You can challenge your friends to a game of pool in the games area. Build up an appetite in the onsite gym. Or sit back and enjoy a movie at the in-house cinema.

Distance

The Foundry enjoys a great location. Only a short stroll from Leeds Universities and from the city centre.  

  • University of Leeds 12 min walk
  • Leeds Beckett University 10 min walk
  • Leeds City Centre 11 min walk

Community Facilities

Social Spaces
Fitness Suite
Study Spaces
Outdoor
Washer/Dryer
Social Events

Apartment Facilities

No Bills
WiFi
Cluster Flat
Studio

Configurations

Standard Ensuite£143 - £185/week/person

Tenancies

35 week£185/week
44 week£151/week
51 week£143/week
Offers1
Lease Duration35 week - 51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area13 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Room Facilities

1 double bed
Study Desk/Chair
White Board & Pin Board
200 Mb Wi-Fi
Above bed & desk storage
Shelving unit
Full Length Mirror
Under bed Storage

The 13m2 room with it's ensuite shower room & toilet, includes a double bed and desk for studying. There is plenty of space for your belongings in the shelving unit, wardrobe and above the bed shelving and under the bed storage  They also provide a full length mirror and pin board and white board so you can keep organised and personalise your room. 

On the gadget side, your room comes with TV point and internet port, USB charging and 200Mb Wi-fi.

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Premium Ensuite£159 - £169/week/person

Tenancies

44 week£169/week
51 week£159/week
Offers1
Lease Duration44 week - 51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area18 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Room Facilities

1 double bed
Study Desk/Chair
Above bed & desk storage
200 Mb Wi-Fi
Shelving unit
White Board & Pin Board
Full Length Mirror
Under bed Storage
USB Charging

At a whopping 18m2, The Premium Ensuite adds a bit of luxury to student accommodation. These rooms enjoy all the benefits of their en suite rooms, with added spaciousness. 

This room includes TV and Internet points for your gadgets and 200 Mb Wi-Fi. There is great storage capacity in this room types with under the bed storage, wardrobe and shelving units. The modern ensuite shower room provides privacy. 

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Standard StudioSold OutPrice on Request
Offers1
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area27 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Room Facilities

1 double bed
Study Desk/Chair
Above bed & desk storage
200 Mb Wi-Fi
Integrated Oven & Hob
Comfy Seating Area
Mop Bucket, dustpan, brush
Shelving unit
White Board & Pin Board
Full Length Mirror
Full Length Mirror
Kitchenette
Integrated Dishwasher
Dining Table & Chairs
32 Inch Smart TV
TV Point & Internet Port
Under bed Storage
USB Charging
Microwave
Toaster & Kettle
Iron & Ironing Board
Intercom

Their standard Studios are larger than most on the market at 27m2. They offer everything you need for self contained living. These are particularly popular with students who want to have their own privacy for focusing on their studies. 

The studio includes a double bed, desk area with plenty of storage in shelving, wardrobe and under bed storage.  A TV point, USB charging point, internet port, 32" Smart TV and 200Mb wi-fi, all your digital needs are catered for.

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Standard Plus EnsuiteSold Out£154 - £164/week/person

Tenancies

44 week£164/weekSold Out
51 week£154/weekSold Out
Offers1
Lease Duration44 week - 51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area15 - 16 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Room Features

Double bed
Study Desk/Chair
Above bed & desk storage
200 Mb Wi-Fi
Shelving unit
White Board & Pin Board
Full Length Mirror
Under bed Storage
USB Charging

Their Standard Plus Ensuites offer more space at 15 - 16m2 .  These rooms are loved by students who want a little bit more space but on a budget friendly price. The rooms are well-appointed with plenty of room for studying, sleeping and chilling. There's also a full length mirror and pin board and white boards to personalise your room and keep you on track. 

There is ample storage for all of your belongings in shelving, wardrobe and under the bed. The ensuite shower room provides privacy with modern design. TV and Internet points and USB charging provide everything you need for your electronics. 

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Standard Plus StudioSold Out£225/week/person
Offers1
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from12-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area30 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Room Facilities

1 double bed
Study Desk/Chair
Above bed & desk storage
200 Mb Wi-Fi
Integrated Oven & Hob
Comfy Seating Area
Mop Bucket, dustpan, brush
Shelving unit
White Board & Pin Board
Full Length Mirror
Shaving Point
Integrated Dishwasher
Kitchenette
Dining Table & Chairs
32 Inch Smart TV
TV Point & Internet Port
Under bed Storage
USB Charging
Microwave
Toaster & Kettle
Iron & Ironing Board
Intercom

At 30m2, their Standard Plus Studios provide very comfortable self-contained student living. These studios have everything required for the modern student lifestyle within a spacious environment.

With 200Mb wi-fi, 32" Smart TV, TV & Internet port and USB charging - we cater for all your digital needs. The studio has a sleeping, studying, relaxing and kitchenette zones. 

A double bed, desk and chair and plenty of storage in shelving, wardrobes and underbed storage means there is lots of room for your belongings. 

Premium StudioSold Out£250/week/person
Offers1
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from12-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area34 - 43 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Room Facilities

1 double bed
Study Desk/Chair
Above bed & desk storage
200 Mb Wi-Fi
Integrated Oven & Hob
Comfy Seating Area
Mop Bucket, dustpan, brush
Shelving unit
White Board & Pin Board
Full Length Mirror
Shaving Point
Kitchenette
Integrated Dishwasher
Dining Table & Chairs
32 Inch Smart TV
TV Point & Internet Port
Under bed Storage
USB Charging
Microwave
Toaster & Kettle
Iron & Ironing Board
Intercom

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Their Premium Studios are the ultimate in student self-contained accommodation.  With between 34-43m2, they offer top of the market spaciousness. 

Living in these studios provides residents with privacy in a relaxed and calm  atmosphere. Well appointed, there is room for all your belongings in shelving, wardrobe and underbed storage.  A double bed and study desk & chair provides space for sleeping and studying but there is also plenty of room for a fully fitted kitchenette and a seating and dining table. 

The kitchenette has oven/hob, microwave, dishwasher , toaster & kettle; everything you need to rustle up meals. We also provide a 32" Smart TV when you want a break from the books and a comfy seating area to relax on. With 200Mb wi-fi and in internet and USB charging port your digital needs are catered for,  

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Booking Details

COVID-19 Cancellation Policy


Can I book for September?

Yes,that is open, housing students from across the globe and whilst we appreciate you may not be able to attend a viewing in person, we can arrange skype viewings and many of our locations have virtual tours see our website.

Many of you will be awaiting more information on what is happening with exam results, Visas and future international travel restrictions as a result of Covid-19 measures, however, with them you can book with total confidence.

We operate a 7 day cooling off period after you have secured your room with a paid deposit and signed your contract.

We also offer you the ability to cancel your tenancy after this point in certain circumstances, such as; 

-Your UK Visa application has been denied

-You have failed to obtain the required qualifications to get into your first University of choice

-Extenuating circumstances e.g. ill-health, family circumstances

Where proof is required, this must be emailed to site, then the request to cancel will be considered. If you have failed to obtain your grades to attend university or your UK visa has been denied, the proof must be supplied and emailed to the site at the earliest opportunity and at least within 72-hours of you being notified. On receipt of the proof we will cancel your booking and refund your full deposit. You will no longer be liable for the contractual obligations in your tenancy agreement.

If you are no longer attending university or live away from home due to extenuating circumstances, us

Can I cancel my booking?

If you have booked for September 2020, our standard cancellation policy applies. We have also now updated our policy to make allowances for how COVID 19 has impacted our lives.

If you have booked a Summer or Short Term stay with them but find yourself unable to travel to the UK, due to international travel restrictions imposed by government, or due to Covid-19 related health issues, then you are able to cancel your booking and your deposit will be refunded in full, provided you notify us at the earliest reasonable opportunity, and in any event at least 72 hours before your Tenancy Start Date.

In cases where a 20/21 first year academic semester is delayed, due to COVID-19, they will update the start date of your tenancy contract in line with the deferred university start date, if that is what you wish or require. In this circumstance, you must notify the team within 72 hours of the university confirming any deferred start date and you will need to provide proof in the form of an official email or statement as part of this request for deferral.

If you cannot attend University because the start of term is postponed significantly or indefinitely due to Covid-19, then you will also be able to cancel your booking and your deposit will be refunded in full, providing you provide proof in the form of an official email or statement as part of this request.

What if my course start date is delayed during the first semester for 2020/21? What happens with my contract?  

We are in constant communication with all of our university partners, and there is nothing to suggest that the 2020/21 academic year will be delayed at this stage. If your term date is delayed for the first semester, we will simply update the start of your accommodation contract in line with your deferred University start date, if that is what you wish or require.

How do I defer my contract? 

All you will need to do is let us know at the earliest opportunity, or at least within 72 hours of your university advising you that it has delayed the start of your 2020/21 academic year as a result of COVID 19 - You'll need to provide proof, such as an official email or statement from your respective institution in order for us to process this request.

What if I cant move in because of travel restrictions?

If you are unable to travel to the UK for the 20/21 academic year due to travel restrictions imposed by the UK Government / your government due to COVID-19,they will not hold you to your tenancy agreement and deposits will be refunded - You'll need to provide proof, such as an official email or statement from your government in order for us to process this request, and do so at the earliest reasonable opportunity and at least 72 hours prior to your tenancy start date.


Regular Cancellation Policy


Can I cancel my booking before I move in?

We offer a cooling off period of 7 days after you have secured your accommodation by paying a booking fee or/and signing the Assured Shorthold Tenancy [AST], on condition that you have not already checked into the accommodation. In these cases, you must provide email/written confirmation to the site. You will no longer be liable for the contractual obligations as set out in the tenancy agreement, and we will refund your full booking fee.


What if I want to cancel my booking after the 7-day cooling off period?

If you wish to cancel your booking after the 7-day cooling off period, you will remain liable for the contractual obligation set out in the tenancy agreement.

Exceptions to this may be considered if proof is offered under the following circumstances:

Your UK Visa application has been denied

You have failed to obtain the required qualifications to get into your first University of choice

Extenuating circumstances e.g. ill-health, family circumstances

Where proof is required, this must be emailed to site, then the request to cancel will be considered. If you have failed to obtain your grades to attend university or your UK visa has been denied, the proof must be supplied and emailed to the site within 72-hours. On receipt of the proof we will cancel your booking and refund your full booking fee. You will no longer be liable for the contractual obligations in your tenancy agreement.

If you fail to send the proof within the 72-hour timescale, your booking fee will be retained. If you fail to tell us until after the tenancy commencement date you will be liable for the full contract.

If you are no longer attending university or live away from home due to extenuating circumstances, then please contact the team at Property Management who can advise you further.

If you are hold an AST through a university nomination, this may vary, please check with your accommodation team at site.

All requests to cancel a booking must be made in writing or email to the Operations Manager.


Can I cancel my booking after I have moved in?

After the tenancy start date your booking fee will become your deposit, which we will registered in a Government approved Tenancy Deposit Protection scheme.

After you have checked in and collected your keys you lose to right to cancel your tenancy. You are liable for the full rent unless a suitable replacement is found to take over your Assured Shorthold Tenancy. Only when a suitable replacement has been found and they have completed their tenancy and paid their booking fee and any rent due, will you be released from your tenancy liability, and we will refund your deposit. However, we will retain a 50 administration charge out of your security deposit.

If you have withdrawn from university due to extenuating circumstances, then please speak to our team at Property Management, who can advise you further. If, due to your circumstance, you are released from the contractual obligations as laid out in your tenancy agreement, a 50 administration fee will be retained from your security deposit.


What happens if I want to move rooms?

If you want to change your room booking prior to the tenancy start date we will try and accommodate any changes subject to availability, please contact the site directly to discuss your booking.

If you want to move or swap rooms after your tenancy has started, we will try and accommodate your move subject to availability and your rent account being up to date. A 50 administration fee will be retained from your deposit.

Payment Details

Mode of Payment:

You can pay via bank transfer, or a card payment.


Installments:

If you have booked for 2019/20, your rent will be taken in 3 installments on the following dates:

30th September 2019

13th January 2020

27th April 2020

If you prefer you can also pay in full at the start of your contract.

If you are unable to make your rent payment on or before these dates for whatever reason you must inform the accommodation team at your site either by coming to the reception desk or calling the telephone number on the site web page.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I stay with Property Management after my first year?

Of course! We can accommodate all university students, so you could stay with us for the duration of your course! You can specify which year of university you are going into when you make your application. This is of course subject to availability and some of our rooms are on nomination agreements with the university.


Can I book if I am under 18?

We require that any tenant living at one of our Property Management sites is 18 or over. If you are still 17 and making a booking, dont worry - just make sure you will have turned 18 before you move in.


Can I book if I am not a student?

We require that any tenant living at one of our Property Management sites is a student in full/part time education.


Are there any additional charges?

TV Licence

Any TV provided by Property Management is already covered by our licence. If you have brought your own TV you will require a TV licence. To find out more and apply go to the official TV Licensing Website. 

WiFi

We offer free internet access in all our buildings, the speeds are available in our FAQ Wifi section.  If you wish to use a different service with ask4 you can contact them directly for any additional charges

Insurance

Insurance with cover4insurance.com is included in your fees.

Personal Possessions up to 7000

Computer Equipments up to 2500. 

You can increase your cover for additional items/elements or value by contacting Cover4Insurance.com. 


When do I pay my rent?

If you have booked for 2019/20, your rent will be taken in 3 installments on the following dates:

30th September 2019

13th January 2020

27th April 2020

If you prefer you can also pay in full at the start of your contract.

If you are unable to make your rent payment on or before these dates for whatever reason you must inform the accommodation team at your site either by coming to the reception desk or calling the telephone number on the site web page.


What do I do if there is a problem with my room or flat?

You can log maintenance issues through the online portal by logging into your account on the website and click Maintenance request.

You can also report urgent issues to reception either by coming to the reception desk or calling the telephone number on the site web page. A member of our friendly on-site maintenance team will aim to resolve the issue for you quickly. 


How can I obtain the instructions on appliances within my flat?

If you require any instructions or user guides please contact your property manager who will be able to assist with this, or any of our staff on site will be able to assist with this.


When can I move in?

If you booked directly with us, you will be able to move in on your tenancy start date, please check your tenancy agreement for confirmation of this, or contact the accommodation team at the site you have booked.


Can I move in earlier than my tenancy start date?

If you need to move in earlier than your tenancy start date, please contact the site you have booked at, all contact numbers and emails can be found on their web page. Early arrivals are subject to availability and you will need to pay any additional rent due before you move in.    


How long can I live with Property Management?

Property Management offer different length contracts, as well as short-term contracts. If you are interested in a short-term contract, please contact the site directly, we can accommodate a stay of 2 weeks or longer. There will be a weekly charge, this would usually be due before you moved in, but arrangements can be made for monthly payments on request.


When can I move out?

You can move out whenever you want. However, remember your contract is a fixed term tenancy agreement so even If you move out before your tenancy ends you will still need to pay the full amount of rent.


Can I extend my contract if I need to?

If you need to extend your contract for whatever reason, please contact your accommodation team directly for prices and information. Extensions are subject to availability.   


Do I need a guarantor?

To book with us you will need a guarantor. However, please note your guarantor does not have to be UK based, but must be in a position to pay any rent due if you are struggling to pay your rent or your student loan is late. If you have any questions about nominating a guarantor, please get in touch and wed be happy to advise further.

If you pay your rent in full upfront, we may be able to offer you a non-guarantor option. Please contact us prior to making your application to discuss.


What types of rooms are on offer?

To see the different room options on offer, choose your city and property from the main menu. If you are unsure of which room to choose, why not arrange a viewing?


How many people can share each flat?

Our shared flats range from 3 to 7 beds. If you need any advice about which option would be right for you, our staff would be happy to help.


Can I choose which flat I would like to be allocated to?

When booking directly with us, you can view floor plans for your chosen building, and you can select your own room. This gives you more control over where you will be living and who with!


Can I find out who my flatmates are before I move in?

While we can let you know the ages and genders of your future flatmates, we cannot provide their names or any other personal information. This information is present during the self-select process on line.

However, you can find your flatmates through our Facebook pages, or through your Universitys social media its a great way of getting to know everyone in your flat before youve even moved in!


Can I book with my friends?

If youre planning on living with your friends, youre in luck! We can accommodate groups of 4-7, depending on availability. Contact your site directly with the names of your group and we will be on hand to help.


What do I need to bring with me that my accommodation doesnt already provide?

Unsure of what you need to bring for your bedroom? Were here to help!

When it comes to your bedroom, please note that we do not provide bedding. We suggest you bring along a duvet, pillows and bed linen. You may also want to bring clothes hangers, towels and a laundry bin.

While we provide some kitchen appliances, we do suggest each tenant brings their own crockery, cutlery and other kitchen utensils. Upon arrival, most students living in shared flats arrange with their flatmates to buy some communal items - we recommend this as a cheaper option which would also avoid cluttering the kitchen with multiple items.

For a full list of what we advise you to bring, check out your student handbook. If you are unable to bring certain items with you, dont panic there are plenty of shops close by where you can find the things you need.


Can I park onsite?

We do not provide car parking at our sites.

We advise residents not to bring cars to our accommodation as parking can be long walking distance from our sites and also costly. 

St Lawrence House is the exception, with a limited amount of parking available.  Please contact site for costs and availability.


Can I smoke in my flat?

No, you cannot smoke in either your room or the communal areas of your flats. Smoking is a fire hazard and is forbidden in flats on all Property Management sites. There are designated smoking areas in every building which you are welcome to use.


Can I have guests over?

As a tenant of an Property Management site you are more than welcome to invite guests to your accommodation. If your guest is staying overnight please let a staff member at your accommodation know. We also suggest that if you do invite guests be mindful of your flatmates: let them know before your guests arrive, and ensure you still comply with site rules regarding noise in the flat. Moreover, remember that as a tenant of an Property Management site you are responsible for the behaviour and actions of your guests.


Can I swap rooms?

It may be possible to change your room after you have moved in - we suggest you get in touch with your accommodation team on site, over the phone or through email. Please note to be able to complete a room move, your rent account will need to be fully up to date, an inspection of your room will take place and you will incur a 50 administration fee that will need to be paid before the move can take place.


Are there staff available onsite?

Each Property Management site has a friendly team available to our residents 24/7. For some of our sites, an emergency contact number will be provided when staff are not onsite.


Are Property Management sites safe?

Many of our Property Management sites have onsite security staff and digital entry systems in each building. For some of our sites an emergency contact number will be provided when staff are not onsite, ensuring that our buildings are safe and secure.


If someone not able to cover the rent due to my financial situation?

If you have been affected financially due to COVID-19, and are experiencing difficulties in paying your rent, we are able to offer you a payment plan or agree a deferred payment for your remaining rent. This can be spread over monthly payments provided all rent is paid within 12-months or deferred for a 3-month period. Please speak to your onsite team to arrange it. 


Can I be released from my semester 3 obligations? 

The terms and conditions of our Tenancy Early Release have been agreed in line with government advice, if you have not already been released, this means you are not eligible. Any student who wishes to be released at this stage would need to qualify under our normal cancellation policy. 


The gym, common spaces are closed can I receive a discount? 

In response to COVID 19, all communal spaces have had to be closed due to infection control. We are only enforcing this during the lockdown period for the safety of our students and staff and to adhere to government guidelines. As soon as the lockdown restrictions begin to lift and it is safe to re-open these areas, we will do so in line with government advice. We are not be able to offer a rent discount for this. 


Can I pay less as I am staying next year? 

We are unable to offer any discounts, however, we may be able to assist you by allowing you to leave your belongings in your room during the summer period. Please ask your onsite team about our summer storage options. Can I pay less due to the reduction in the use of gas, electricity, and water bills? All our buildings are still operating and open to our residents, we are unable to offer any discounts.


I am not currently living on site can I just pay to the date I stayed? 

You are legally obligated to pay the full term of the contract. As we have not requested students to leave and our buildings remain open and operational. We will not be able to cancel your tenancy agreement or refund you for any period where you have not stayed at site if you have not been deemed eligible.


I am on a 44-week contract due to end in July. If I cannot collect my room items to check out, will they remain in room? 

We are allowing students up to 10 days after the end of the lockdown restrictions are lifted for students to retrieve items from rooms, clear, clean, and return keys. The UK Government guidance changed on the 21st May allowing students to return and collect their belongings if traveling in England. If you are unable to return 10 days post lockdown, you will need to arrange for someone else to collect your items or contact our partners at Pinglocker to clear, clean and deliver your items to your home. If you are staying onsite next year, the onsite team can advise you of onsite summer storage (no charges apply). This may involve social distancing measures and you will need to liaise with your flatmates to ensure a rota is in place for your safe return. 


Can I arrange a shipping company to collect my room items during weekends or out of office hours?

If there are no members of staff at the site, how can we give them my room access? 

If this can be arranged during the reception opening times, a member of the onsite team can facilitate this for you. Please speak to your onsite team directly to confirm the arrangements. 


Can my friend pack up my room items and leave boxes/suitcases at the reception? The shipping company will not collect from my room (not using Pinglocker). Yes, we will require you to send permission to us in writing to the onsite team via email.  


I want to book for summer or extend my current tenancy, can I? 

If you would like or need to extend your booking beyond your tenancy end date, we can accommodate this, please contact your onsite team by email or phone to make arrangements. We will facilitate summer bookings wherever possible, please contact the onsite team directly to find out what is available for you.