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The Glassworks, Leeds

Cardigan Rd, Leeds, LS6 1FN, United Kingdom
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1.3 mi from City Center
1.3 mi from City Center( 27m. 14m. 7m)
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city center | 1.2 mi
Leeds University Business Schoo... | 0.6 mi
Leeds University International ... | 0.6 mi
University of Leeds | 0.8 mi
No Visa No Pay
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dual occupancy
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bills included
laundry facility
Private Cinema
Relaxing Lounges

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About the Property

Located at the prime address of 228 Cardigan Rd Burley, Leeds LS6 1FN, UK, The Glassworks Leeds emerges as a preferred choice for student accommodation. Glassworks student accommodation offers various options for Studios. Nestled conveniently close to esteemed educational institutions, residents here are just a mile away from Leeds University Business School, Leeds University International Study Centre,  University of Leeds,  BPP Law University, Leeds College of Art, and many more that champion higher education in Leeds. The proximity to Leeds Arts University and Leeds Beckett University makes it an excellent base for academic pursuits.

Leeds, located in West Yorkshire, England, stands as the largest city in Yorkshire and serves as a prominent cultural hub in Britain. Originating as an Anglo-Saxon settlement on the northern bank of the River Aire, Leeds has evolved into a bustling metropolis. The city's rich history intertwines with its modern identity, offering a blend of historical landmarks, vibrant arts scene, and thriving economic opportunities. Rich in history, it's home to a thriving student population attending various high-ranking universities. Choosing The Glassworks student accommodation in Leeds not only means having a comfortable living space but also immersing in the dynamic life of a city known for its sporting triumphs, artistic expressions, and historical landmarks such as the Royal Armouries and Kirkstall Abbey. The city’s commitment to education is evident in its robust student support networks and academic communities, enhanced by being listed amongst the top student cities in the UK. The Glassworks Leeds accommodation allows students to immerse themselves in the city's academic and social offerings. Leeds student accommodation is a top-tier student living with its exceptional facilities, including a gym, cinema, and social event spaces. For students looking to balance their academic pursuits with an enriching lifestyle, The Glassworks Leeds is an impeccable choice.

Features

Centrally located in Burley, The Glassworks Lead offers a range of Studio room types, such as the Grande Apartment, Elegance Apartment, Smart Apartment, and Neo Apartment. Each living space comes with the essentials for modern student life, including a fully furnished layout, high-speed Wi-Fi, and utility inclusions like gas and storage solutions.

The in-room amenities, such as a personal 32" Samsung Smart HD TV, double bed, desk and chair, superfast broadband and wifi, under counter fridge with ice box and private Bathroom with shower, offer privacy, while shared spaces like the social space and communal events foster a community feel. The Glassworks Leeds student accommodation is designed to cater to the needs of every student, ensuring a comfortable and luxurious living experience.

Among the standout features of The Glassworks Leeds accommodation is the array of common amenities which students can enjoy. Keep fit in the state-of-the-art gym, relax in the cinema after a long day of lectures, or relax in the sauna and steam room. Chores are made easy with Laundry facilities on-site, while the card or coin-operated laundry provides perfect spaces to study and socialize. Exclusive to The Glassworks Leeds has a BBQ area and secure parking complementing the vibrant student lifestyle.

Location and What's Hot?

With the city's most popular academic hubs surrounding The Glassworks Leeds, students will find themselves immersed in a locale filled with cultural dynamism and convenience. Imagine living just a stone's throw away from the University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University, and Leeds Arts University. Your academic enrichment can literally begin right outside your door! After lectures, you can unwind in green spaces like Woodhouse Moor or explore the historical grandeur of Leeds University Business School.

Food lovers rejoice as the area boasts multiple gastronomic delights, such as the quirky cafes of Hyde Park or the sumptuous street food served up at Cardigan Fields, all within a casual stroll from your retreat at The Glassworks Leeds accommodation. If music is your muse, Leeds College of Music injects the locale with melodic joy, whereas the vibrant Brudenell Social Club caters to your concert cravings.

Major hospitals like Leeds General Infirmary provide peace of mind for medical services. For the weekly shop, numerous grocery stores, including the fresh produce of Kirkgate Market, cater to all your pantry necessities. Embrace the student life in style and comfort with chic living spaces such as the Grande Apartment or Smart Apartment, paired with amenities including an on-site gym, library, and even a cinema room. From the collaborative buzz of the common social area to serene study sessions in the property's library, The Glassworks Leeds ensures a balanced student living experience.

For those looking to discover the city's nightlife, vibrant venues like Oporto and Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen provide the perfect backdrop for memorable evenings. When wanderlust hits, nearby tourist spots and iconic landmarks beckon for your exploration.

Commute

The Glassworks Leeds offers superb connectivity to all that the city has to offer. The conveniently located student accommodation ensures seamless travel with multiple public transport options readily available. Bask in the ease of catching your ride from the bustling Burley Park Train Station or hop on a bus at the nearby Cardigan Road stop, Alexandra Rd Kelsall Road and Haddon Road for a smooth journey to your destination. With iconic Leeds locales and educational institutions within a close-knit, getting around has never been easier.

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Private Cinema
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Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I have to pay a deposit?

They take a £500 deposit at the point of completing your tenancy application. This is to secure against any damages throughout your tenancy. This will be returned to you following our post tenancy inspection.

Can couples rent an apartment ?

Couples can rent an apartment. A 25% double-occupancy supplement would be applicable.

What payments types are accepted?

They accept debit/credit cards and bank transfers.

If I haven't been accepted on my course yet, can I still secure an apartment?

Yes you can reserve an apartment at any time. However, if you have a change in circumstances, you'll still be held to contract until a replacement tenant is found.

What is your refund policy?

All cancellations must be notified in writing – verbal cancellations will not be warranted. Cancellations will only be valid when in receipt of written cancellation consent from Management. They suggest if you are unsure about exam results, receiving your visa or other condition on you attending University that you do not book until you are sure. If the Agreement is not completed for reasons within the landlord’s control, the £150 holding deposit will be refunded within 15 days of taking this payment. However, if it is determined that you have no right to rent / provide misleading or false information/ withdraw from the proposed agreement / fail to execute your application within 15 days, your £150 holding deposit will be forfeited. After signing your Agreement, you are contractually bound to the tenancy and you can only be released after finding a suitable replacement tenant who will take on the full rent liability.

What documents do I need to complete my tenancy?

Each tenant needs to complete an application form on StuRents. You'll need to upload photo ID, complete a guarantor application (where applicable) and upload additional supporting documents. You'll need to complete a Direct Debit mandate and pay the holding deposit, tenancy deposit and rent. Once this process is complete, we can issue keys to you on the day your tenancy starts.

What payments are taken to book a room?

A holding deposit of £150 is taken to reserve an apartment. This will be taken off your initial rent payment. You'll then need to complete your application via StuRents. Upon completion we will take your £500 deposit.

What is the 'free breakfast'?

Every day they provide an energising continental breakfast including homemade bread, pastries, a selection of cereals, fruit, yoghurt and granola. They also provide an amazing selection of spreads including Nutella, honey and jams. They've an array of fresh juices available. Top top it off, they've got bean to cup coffee, tea and other hot drinks available 24/7.

Will I receive compensation if something is stolen from my room?

In the unlikely scenario of a fire, flood or burglary, we provide contents insurance through Endsleigh.

How safe & secure is Property?

At Property they take the security and safety of our tenants very seriously. All our buildings are CCTV monitored and a member of staff will always be on site 24 hours a day. You can only enter the building and your apartment with a dedicated key card.

What if I lose the key-card for my room or my mailbox key?

Replacing a lost key-card will cost £15. A new mailbox key is £5.

Are pets allowed?

They have a strict no pets policy at Property.

Can I have friends stay over in my apartment?

Yes, they are happy to allow guests to stay over for a couple of nights at Property. If you wish to share your apartment with a friend or partner long-term you can rent an Elegance or Grande apartment for a 25% double occupancy supplement.

Can I bring my own furniture?

Here at Property they've considered every possible detail. Your apartment is fully-furnished and ready for you to move straight in! To ensure health and safety regulations are maintained any small electrical appliances need to be PAT-tested.

Who do I contact in the case of an emergency?

They have concierge on-site 24/7, so please report to them in the event of an emergency.

When is my rent due?

If you opt to pay the full rent upfront, the rent is due two months in advance of your move in date. If you opt to pay by instalments, your 1st rent instalment is due a month in advance of your move in date, then on the 22nd of the month every three months from then. For example, if your move in date is July 1st then your first rent payment would be due on June 1st, then September 22nd, December 22nd and finally March 22nd.

Do I need a TV license?

They’ve provided a Smart TV for you to Netflix until your heart's content or beat your mates on the Playstation. However, if you would like to watch live TV then it is your responsibility to buy a TV Licence.

Are all the facilities included in my rent?

Yes, you can use all of Property's fantastic facilities for no extra charge including the gym, sauna, steam room, cinema, games rooms, communal social spaces and dedicated study rooms.

How will internet access be provided?

Each apartment comes with a superfast broadband socket and high speed WiFi is available throughout the building. The WiFi is up to 350mbps and there are no restrictions on how many devices can be connected.

Will my contents be insured?

Yes you have contents insurance when you stay with us at Management. You'll be given a list of what's covered when you move in.

Are cleaning and laundry included in my rent?

You can arrange weekly or monthly cleans of your apartment at an extra cost. All communal areas are cleaned on a daily basis. Laundry facilities are provided for a small additional fee.

Are kitchen essentials included in my apartment?

In every kitchen there is a fridge/freezer, microwave/combi oven and a two hob cooker. If you need anything else, they have kitchen bundles available as an optional extra.

Do I need a guarantor and what if I can't provide one?

Every student paying in instalments must have a UK based guarantor. If you do not have a UK based guarantor, you may choose to use Housing Hand. They will charge an annual fee for using their service. Please contact our team for further information.

What is the procedure for getting my deposit back?

A post tenancy inspection is completed when you have vacated your apartment. You will then receive a deposit statement via email within 14 working days of your tenancy end date.

I don't have a UK bank account, how can I pay my rent?

They accept international bank transfers.

Can I cancel my contract or leave early?

On an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement, you're legally bound until the end of your tenancy period. We can however consider ending your tenancy if you have a replacement. This individual will need to meet all of our criteria and be able to provide full guarantor details prior to the process being complete. There is an admin fee of £50 chargeable to the outgoing tenant. If you need any further information on this process please contact a member of the lettings team.

What are the lengths of the contract?

Our contracts start on 1st July, 1st August or 1st September and are for 10, 11 or 12 months. Summer lets for 1 or 2 months may also be available in July and August.

What is your complaints procedure?

Property is committed to providing a professional service to all our clients and customers. When something goes wrong, they need you to tell us about it. This will help us to improve our standards. If you have a complaint, please put it in writing, including as much detail as possible. They will then respond in line with the timeframes set out below (if you feel they have not sought to address your complaints within eight weeks, you may be able to refer your complaint to the Property Ombudsman to consider without our final viewpoint on the matter).

What is your equality & diversity policy?

Management is committed to ensuring that they provide an environment which is free from harassment, discrimination, bullying or victimisation where all persons are treated with respect and dignity. they incorporate equality and diversity into our core objectives, making every effort to eliminate discrimination, create equal opportunities and develop good relationships between different people. Diversity strategy Diversity and inclusion are an essential and embedded part of our strategy and they are committed to working in an inclusive way to create a culture of diversity where all persons are valued for their individuality and to develop a student community that reflects the UKs rich diversity and vibrancy. Equality objectives they will work to best practice in all equality areas and ensure that our equality policies are fulfilled by promoting equality and preventing discrimination through our role as a student accommodation service provider. they will consider the needs of different groups of individuals and have due regard to the need to eliminate unlawful discrimination, advance equality of opportunity, and foster good relations between different people. Allocation of Accommodation No person or group of persons applying for accommodation will be treated less favourably than any other person or group of persons because of their race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, disability, appearance, age, marital status, sexual orientation or social status. they are here to help they recognise that equality and diversity issues are complex. If you have any concerns please do not hesitate to speak to the Manager of your accommodation.
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Student Accomodations in Leeds

Leeds Student Accommodation

Leeds, the heart of the prosperous Yorkshire region, is undeniably one of England's most dynamic and vibrant cities. The city has recently established itself as a member of the academic elite. Finding the best student accommodation in Leeds UK is not expensive, but navigating rooms catered to student's needs can be challenging. The Leeds student accommodation rendered by amber are in proximity to various famous universities like Leeds Metropolitan University, University of Law, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds City College, and many others.

Some of the most convenient and best student accommodation in Leeds UK are The Glassworks, Trinity Hall, Oxley Residence, Burley Road, Woodhouse Flats, etc. These apartments, studios, ensuites, and non-ensuites are fully equipped with furnished rooms and a bunch of in-room and common amenities. Amber can meet all of your needs regarding private student accommodation Leeds. Students can freely focus on other aspects with the assurance of securing a perfect place to stay. Some of the best options include iQ Marsden House, Clarence Dock Village, Tribeka, and so on.

About Leeds

Leeds is the second-largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom and one of the fastest-growing cities. The city became a factory town due to the Industrial Revolution (or mill town). The city's population naturally grew, transforming it into a bustling metropolis. With so many residents and people coming and going to work, it's no surprise that the city is busy. In addition, the area is home to several prestigious educational institutions, such as the University of Leeds, Leeds Leeds Trinity University, and others, making it a student hub. The well-coordinated transportation system of the city ensures good connectivity inside and outside the town.

This city embodies the flamboyant rebirth of northern self-esteem. After a decade and a half of redevelopment, the city centre has been transformed from a near-derelict millhouse town into a 21st-century urban tourist magnet, with architecturally audacious malls built into the city's heart. The town's pulsating nightlife knows no bounds. Leeds is passionate about sports, particularly football (soccer) and rugby. Leeds United Football Club, one of the most famous football teams in England, has a strong following. Leeds Rhinos is the city's professional rugby league team. The town is proud of its historical sites, cultural events, and breathtaking countryside scenery that will take your breath away. The vibrant music culture in the city is well-known. Leeds has a bunch of tourist attractions and local hotspots with a million activities to indulge in. It is a city for families, young professionals and students, catering to all kinds of interests and needs.

Best Student Accommodation in Leeds

Searching for suitable and best student accommodation in Leeds UK can be tedious for students. Amber handles everything from finding a convenient location to smoothly managing the booking process. While every student has unique needs, they all share one common requirement: Leeds student accommodation must be close to their university. Amber offers a wide range of housing options, including bedroom apartments, studios, ensuites, and non-ensuites. This variety of Leeds student accommodation  ensures that every student can find the perfect living situation to match their lifestyle and preferences. Among the top Leeds student accommodation options, Amber stands out for its comprehensive service, helping students transition effortlessly into their new homes while focusing on their studies and university life. Here are some of the top Leeds student accommodation:

1. Mary Morris House

2. The Glassworks

3. Trinity Hall

4. Oxley Residence

5. Burley Road

6. Woodhouse Flats

7. Austin Hall

8. Trapezium 

9. The Refinery

10. Briggate Studios

Cost of Living in Leeds

The cost of your student flats in Leeds will take up the bulk of your expenses, but there are several other costs to consider while planning your expenses. Monthly expenses will differ depending on personal preferences and needs. To have a smoother experience as a student in Leeds, you need to have your expenses set straight. We have a list of expenses you will be paying as a student in the city so you can get an idea of your cost of living in Leeds.

1. Rent: £450-£500 /week

2. Groceries: £90-£100 /week

3. Travel: £30-£40 /week

4. Leisure: £40-£50 /week

5. Food: £40-£50 /week

Student Travel Leeds

Leeds has a large student population and boasts a diverse and student-friendly transportation network that makes navigating the city a breeze. Whether you are a student attending one of the city's universities or exploring the many attractions, the various transportation options cater to your needs. From reliable public transport to eco-friendly alternatives, students in Leeds have a range of choices to ensure convenient and affordable travel within the city. Linked by the Inner Ring Road to the rest of West Yorkshire, navigating the city is made convenient for students by the availability of public transport close to several student houses in Leeds.

1. Bus

The most well-known bus service in central Leeds is the West Yorkshire Metro-funded Leeds CityBus service, which First Leeds runs. This service circles the city centre clockwise every few minutes. It caters to important metropolitan hubs, such as colleges and central commercial and financial districts. A single bus ride costs £1.60 in the city.

2. Rail

tudents can use the Leeds Train Station to travel to nearby cities such as Bradford and Huddersfield. It is one of the most convenient options for students.

3. Cabs

Custom Cabs Taxi Service and Leeds City Taxi Service are two of the city's frequently used modes of transport, quickly turning into a quick and favourable choice of commute for students staying in Leeds. Rail fare is around £4-£2.60 with a Railcard.

4. Cycling

Leeds is cyclist-friendly, with dedicated cycle lanes and bike-sharing schemes available. For eco-conscious students, cycling is a sustainable and healthy mode of transportation. Several cycle routes run through the city, allowing students to explore the sights and travel to university campuses with ease.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Leeds

Leeds is known to be one of the best cities to live in the world. People who like dance music go to clubs like Oceania, Tiger Tiger, Halo, Gatecrasher, and so on, while those who want rock music go to places like the Dry Dock, Carpe Diem, Fab Cafe, and the Cockpit. It is the UK's third-largest and fastest-growing city. It is also trendy among students, with a student population of over 70,000. The city is always bustling with people in a festive and vibrant mood almost all year. You can easily find cheap flats to rent in the city centre that include bills, allowing you to save money during the week and then splurge on the weekends. Leeds has a vibrant nightlife scene, with numerous bars, clubs, and live music venues. Foodies will be spoiled with choices ranging from Lupe’s Cantina Mexicana for some authentic tacos to the many restaurants lined up on Park Lane and Burley Road, two famous hotspots for students. Located only a few minutes away from the city centre is Trinity Centre’s Trinity Kitchen, a food court with independent eateries that change every month. Leeds is known to host some of the most anticipated events of the year. The city centre, particularly the areas around Call Lane and Merrion Street, is known for its bustling nightlife and is a popular choice for students looking to socialise and have a good time.

Leeds Tourist Attractions

The city is home to many museums that tourists and residents can visit during their time off. The best part of most of the city’s local attractions is that admission into these places is free of cost, so students can spend a lovely evening in a fun place without spending too much money. The following tourist attractions are near the student accommodations in Leeds:

1. Royal Armouries Museum

2. Roundhay Park

3, Temple Newsam

4. Kirkstall Abbey

5. Trinity Leeds

6. Tropical World

7. The Grand Theatre & Opera House

8. Leeds Art Gallery

9. Leeds City Museum

10. Abbey House Museum

Universities in Leeds

Leeds has an excellent academic environment, with a robust student population of over 50,000+ students in the last year. Below are a few notable universities one can access by staying at a few private student accommodations in Leeds.

1. The University of Leeds

2. Leeds Beckett University

3. Leeds Trinity University

4. Leeds Arts University

5. Leeds Metropolitan University

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