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The Glassworks is a modern student accommodation located on Gateway Street, Leicester. This place is ideal for those studying at De Montfort University and Leicester University as these are close to the property. The Glassworks is the perfect choice for students; you will have stylish student accommodation there. In this Leicester student accommodation, there are ranges of modern and spacious studios available according to your requirements. All studios are fully furnished with a comfortable double bed, wardrobe, ample storage area to keep all your belongings, Flat-screen TV, An ensuite bathroom and private kitchen, with super-fast Wi-Fi throughout, Dual occupancy is also available in studios. 

Students staying there will have a secure stay as this property is equipped with full-time security and a 24-hour CCTV surveillance and secure door entry system, dedicated maintenance team to solve all your maintenance related issues. One couldn't live any closer to De Montfort University if he/she tried. It's less than a minutes walk. And the University of Leicester isn't much further. Students will never be late for lectures. Located right in the middle of Leicester's melting pot, whatever their taste in food, culture, nightlife they will find it all here. Just begging to be explored. Try stretching your student budget at the largest outdoor fresh food market in Europe and catch a game at Leicester City Football Club.

distance

1. De Montfort University - Hugh Aston Building:


Public transport - 0.5 min

Walking time - 1 min


2. The university of Leicester:


Public transport - 10 mins

Walking time - 21 mins

Apartment Facilities

Flat Screen TV
En-suite
Large desk and chair
Bedside table
Spacious wardrobes
Open plan kitchen
Microwave, toaster, kettle
Cutlery, crockery, glasses
Free Wi-Fi (up to 100Mb shared)
All bills included

Community Facilities

24/7 Security, caretakers & CCTV cameras
Study room
Common room with large TV and seating
Cinema room
Gym with cardio equipment
Vending machines
Bicycle parking with plenty of spaces
Laundry room with washing and drying facilities

Configurations

Room in a Two Bed Flat£155 - £157/week
Offers2
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Duration:43 week
Move in:24 Sep, 2021
£157/week
Duration:43 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
£155/week
Standard Studio£167 - £172/week
Offers2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£200
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
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Duration:43 week
Move in:24 Sep, 2021
£172/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:24 Sep, 2021
£167/week
Standard Plus Studio£170 - £177/week
Offers2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£200
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
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Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2020
£170/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:24 Sep, 2021
£172/week
Duration:43 week
Move in:24 Sep, 2021
£177/week
Premium Studio£189 - £194/week
Offers2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£200
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
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Duration:43 week
Move in:24 Sep, 2021
£194/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:24 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£189/week
Executive Studio£194 - £199/week
Offers2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£200
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Duration:43 week
Move in:24 Sep, 2021
£199/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:24 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£194/week
Standard En suite£150/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Duration:43 week
Move in:24 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£150/week
Compact Studio£162 - £167/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area17 sqm
Deposit£200
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen


Duration:51 week
Move in:24 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£162/week
Duration:43 week
Move in:24 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£167/week

Booking Details

Cancellation Policy(2021-22):-

 You may cancel the tenancy agreement that you have entered into with us by giving us written notice of your intention to cancel on the following basis: 

(a) If your notice of cancellation is received by us in writing within 72 hours after you have submitted an application form and the period of the tenancy has not commenced, we will make no charge and the initial rental payment of 300 will be refunded in full; or 

(b) If your notice of cancellation is received by us 72 hours after you have submitted an application form on or before 31st July 2021 and the period of the tenancy has not commenced, you may cancel your booking by writing to us provided that we will be entitled to retain 100 of the total initial rental payment; or 

(c) If your notice of cancellation is received on or after the 1 st August 2021, we will not accept a cancellation/surrender of your tenancy agreement for the Room until a replacement tenant is found for the Room. We shall endeavour to re-let the Room however cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. You will remain liable to pay the rent for the Room and all other charges and costs under your tenancy agreement for the period to the date that a replacement tenancy for the Room commences. We reserve the right to charge you a fee in the sum of 100 as a contribution towards our administration costs incurred in dealing with the surrender of the tenancy agreement and the sourcing of a new tenant.

If a replacement tenant is found for the Room we will release you from your tenancy agreement with effect from the date that the new tenancy agreement  for the Room begins. 

In the event you fail to honour your contractual obligations in relation to the payment of rent on the due dates before occupation of the Room, we may cancel your tenancy agreement by giving you notice in writing of cancellation; in the circumstances we will not repay any advanced payments made by you to us. 

In the event that we cancel the tenancy agreement at any time before occupation of the Room by you, we shall give you as much advanced written notice as we can in the circumstances and will repay the initial rental payment to you and any other fees that we have taken from you in connection with the tenancy.  


 Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Booking Information for 2020/21

 We fully understand that there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 at the moment and possible consequent travel restrictions. If you book a room at a HOST property for September 2020 today, but are then disallowed from travelling to the UK due to the relevant Government travel restrictions, exclusively as a result of Covid-19 and therefore no longer require the room, you will be released from your booking see below Terms & Conditions. Terms & Conditions: 

This guarantee is open to all international students applying for higher education in the UK for the 2020/21 academic year. 

If an applicant is disallowed from travelling to the UK exclusively as a result of Covid19, they need to provide evidence from either the UK 

   Government or from the Government where you live confirming this advice (in English). This must be provided to Host. 

On production of the relevant Government confirmation (in English), the applicants booking will be cancelled in full, with a full refund of 

   any 2020/21 rental payments made. 

All applicants wishing to take up this option need to contact the accommodation where they placed their booking directly in order to 

   activate this Guarantee. 

Email confirmation will be sent to all students that are accepted onto this guarantee once they have paid advance rent and confirmed 

   their guarantor details where applicable. 

Please note in the case of dual occupancy both parties must be eligible for this guarantee in order for it to apply. 

Please note that if you cancel the room and rebook, the room may not be available, and the price may be revised in August and 

   September 2020. 

These terms and conditions are correct as at 21st July 2020 but Host Student Housing Limited reserves the right to change them or 

   remove this guarantee at any time without prior notice. 


Payment Details

Rent Payments:

Pay in Full

2/3/4/5 instalments, due in August, January and April (UK guarantor needed) 

Monthly payments (if you use Housing Hand as the guarantor service), with 1st instalment due on 1st August and then every month thereafter.

Mode of payment:

Pay using a debit/credit card online, over the phone or at the reception 

Pay via direct debit or bank transfer

Frequently Asked Questions

Which Rooms have a TV and do they come with a licence?

All rooms have a TV but you will need to purchase your own TV licence. Our communal area comes equipped with a large screen TV, however, that requires no TV license.

Where is the nearest supermarket?

Tesco Vauxhall Express is 4-minute walk, and there is a little Waitrose just 3 minutes walk away

Is there always a member of staff available?

There is 24 hours, 7 days a week, staff presence on the site. The management office is open at various times throughout the week.

Is there a medical centre nearby?

Yes, Vauxhall Surgery on Jonathan St is just a 9-minute walk from The Hub

Is The Hub safe and secure?

Yes 24-hour a day staff presence, CCTV covering all entrances and communal areas, and secure key fob access is available.

How far is the city centre?

The Hub is minutes away from Central London, which can easily be accessed by walking or public transport

How far are the bus/train stations?

Bondway Bus Station and Vauxhall Train Station & tube are only a 3-minute walk away

How close is my university?

A 30-minute walk or 8 minutes on the bus to Kings College Waterloo Campus; 13 minutes on the bus to London Southbank University; 17 minutes by tube to University College London

Do I need to pay council tax?

No. If you are a full-time student in the UK you do not have to pay council tax. You will, however, be required to provide a council tax exemption letter from your place of study which you will then send by post to the Lambeth Council tax department.

What should I do if I am having financial problems?

If you are having financial difficulties, you should contact a member of the management immediately. Failure to do so could result in interest charges being added to your account if you fail to pay on the due dates as well as legal proceedings being started against you and, where applicable, your guarantor. Management staff can usually advise you of where to go to get additional financial help which will assist you in meeting your financial obligations.

Can I smoke in the accommodation?

No. Smoking is not permitted in any area within The Hub. You can smoke outside the accommodation in designated areas and in the courtyard during the day. The courtyard closes at 11pm until around 7am

Can I move in before my contract starts?

Yes, it may be possible for you to move in earlier if your room is available. This is dependent on your room type and how much earlier you intend to move in. 

Can I cancel my contract before I move in?

No. Once the Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) has been signed by you, you are bound by the terms and conditions of the agreement.

Am I allowed to have guests?

Yes. It is your home so you are allowed to have guests visiting you.