The Glassworks, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Coquet St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2QF, United Kingdom
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£149
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1.2 mi from Newcastle Upon Tyne
1.2 mi from City Center( 26m. 19m. 8m)
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INTO Newcastle University | 0.8 mi
Newcastle University | 0.8 mi
No Visa No Pay
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BBQ Area
Courtyard
Ping Pong
Study Room
Pool Table
Games Room

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About the Property

The Glassworks, NE1 2QF, Newcastle Upon Tyne, is a popular student accommodation in Newcastle choice, known for its modern amenities and convenient location. Offering a variety of room types, including Studio 1,2,3,4 Floors, Studio Plus on multiple floors, Superior Studio, and Ensuite options, The Glassworks caters to a broad spectrum of preferences and budgets. The property is a stone's throw away from top academic institutions such as Northumbria University Newcastle, Newcastle University, and Newcastle College, ensuring students are just minutes away from their campuses.


Newcastle upon Tyne, a quintessential university city, is the perfect backdrop for students seeking a blend of vibrant city life and rich educational opportunities. The Glassworks, Newcastle student accommodation, sits in the heart of this city, known for its significant student population and cultural landmarks. Its history of innovation and education has solidified Newcastle's status as a prime student hub, with facilities like INTO Newcastle University nearby. The city not only hosts world-renowned universities but also a myriad of tourist attractions, contributing to a lively yet studious atmosphere. With amenities provided by Prestige Student Living, The Glassworks, Newcastle Upon Tyne positions itself as an ideal home for students immersed in the distinctive and dynamic environment of Newcastle.

Features

For students searching for an ideal place to call home in Newcastle upon Tyne, The Glassworks, Newcastle student accommodation offers a vibrant living space designed to provide convenience, comfort, and a touch of luxury. Room Types available at The Glassworks vary from Studio to Ensuite options across several floors, catering to every preference.

The Room Amenities at The Glassworks are tailored for a seamless living experience. Each room comes Fully Furnished with cosy beds, desks, and adequate Room Storage to keep your belongings organised. Internet Access is a staple, ensuring that students stay connected with their academic commitments and loved ones. The individual Kitchen with Appliance setups includes a Fridge, Microwave, and often a Breakfast Bar, fostering a delightful self-catering experience. Certain rooms also feature a conducive Library & Study Area, enabling students to focus without distractions.

Extending beyond personal spaces, The Glassworks, student accommodation in Newcastle, also boasts impressive Common Amenities. Residents can enjoy a range of Sports facilities, a serene Courtyard for relaxation, and a dedicated Parcel Collection service for added convenience. The Dining Area is perfect for social meals, while the Lounge and Cinema Room present options for entertainment and relaxation. Laundry day is simplified with the on-site Laundry Facility, and the Games Area Library & Study Area are ideal for downtime and study time alike. Located conveniently near esteemed institutions such as  Northumbria University Newcastle and Newcastle University.

Location and What's Hot?

Centrally located in the pulsating heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, The Glassworks, Newcastle student accommodation is surrounded by a multitude of vibrant city attractions and amenities. For food aficionados, there's a myriad of dining options just outside your door; indulge in the eclectic tastes at Blackfriars Restaurant, savour authentic Italian cuisine at Piccolino, and enjoy the intimate ambience of House of Tides. Those in search of caffeine or space to unwind will find serenity at Flat Caps Coffee or the chic vibes of Pink Lane Coffee.

Need to stock up on essentials? Fenwick and Eldon Square are your go-to destinations for shopping or pop into the nearest grocery store for your daily needs. Health and wellbeing are covered with medical facilities such as the Royal Victoria Infirmary within reach. Beautiful green escapes like Exhibition Park and the iconic Tyne Bridge offer peaceful interludes from the urban rush.

For a dose of culture and history, students have easy access to Newcastle Castle, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, and the mesmerising Sage Gateshead. After soaking up the local culture, students at The Glassworks, Newcastle student accommodation can head back to their comfortable and luxurious abode, ready to tackle their studies with amenities like high-speed wifi and well-designed study spaces.

Not to forget, this prime location places students a stone's throw from prestigious institutions such as Northumbria University Newcastle, Newcastle University, and Newcastle College; ensuring their academic pursuits are just a walk away. The Glassworks, Newcastle Upon Tyne, offers not just a room but a dynamic student experience in the heart of Newcastle.

Commute

Students at The Glassworks, Newcastle Upon Tyne will find traversing the city a breeze, given the array of convenient public transport options at their disposal. The strategic location ensures that public transport stops like Monument Metro Station and St. James Metro Station are easily accessible for daily commutes to nearby universities or leisure destinations. Whether you prefer the speed of the metro or the reach of city buses from stops like John Dobson Street, you'll have smooth connectivity to key city spots. The close proximity to transport links like Central Station further opens up regional and national travel. This makes The Glassworks, Newcastle Upon Tyne not just ideal student accommodation in Newcastle but also a gateway to a well-connected student lifestyle.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply for dual occupancy?


Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

What do I do if I'm a first year student and I'm still waiting for my exam results?


If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply. If you are a prospective first year Undergraduate or Postgraduate student and your offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn by the University or Higher Education Institute because you do not achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from this agreement. You must provide written evidence from the University that you do not have a place within3 days of your results being published (and no later than 28th August, whichever date is sooner) and They will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid. You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year Undergraduate student and you choose to go to a different University because you have exceeded your expected grades. To apply to be released from this agreement in the circumstances referred to above, you will need to supply us with a copy of: a written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation, stating full name and full details of the property booked; a written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new university by UCAS adjustment. These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date your results are published. On receipt of the required documentation it will be verified and, provided They are satisfied, They will cancel your agreement and refund your deposit in full.

Do I have to pay a booking fee?


Accommodation do not charge a booking fee. When you accept your room offer, you’ll be asked to pay a deposit to secure your room which is secured with a deposit protection service and refunded at the end of your tenancy.

Can I book if I'm under 18?


If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, They can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it. They can accept under 18s in some of our properties subject to our Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

Can I live at accommodation?


You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with us whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of our cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does my rental price include room cleaning?


Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are pets allowed?


No pets of any kind are permitted at accommodation, except registered assistance dogs.

Can I choose who I live with?


If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow our ‘create application’ link online, list the friends that you would like to live with and They will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?


You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online. Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your Guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide summer accommodation?


Yes, our summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact the property team.

Do I have to move out in the holidays?


Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don’t need to move out during academic breaks.

Does my rental price include car parking?


On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

Does my rental price include insurance?


Contents insurance is included at some properties which will be specified in your tenancy agreement.

Do I need to pay council tax?


If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide us with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange. If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

Can I pay in instalments?


If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 14 days prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

When do I pay my rent?


When you accept your room offer, you’ll be given two options: To pay your rent in full, To pay your rent in instalments spread throughout the year, You can choose whichever is most convenient for you.

What is included in my rent?


All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi (a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information.) is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase. All of our properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level (The internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property) included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy.

Can I move in before I pay my rent?


All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I don't have a UK guarantor?


If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, They recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on their website.

Who can be a guarantor?


To be a guarantor you must:
Be resident in the UK for a minimum of 1 year
Be over 21 years of age
Be a homeowner or in full-time employment)
Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving license or ID badge
Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can I pay my rent from overseas?


You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone. Your bank may charge you a fee to make an international payment so please make sure you check their terms and conditions first.

What can I do if my student loan hasn't arrived yet?


You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of £50 will be charged and payable with the initial 2 weeks rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I need a guarantor?


If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor.

Do I need a guarantor if I am a sponsored student?


They may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?


Weekly rent payments are not available, however accommodation offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?


All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

Can I book a room without a viewing?


Yes, you can.

How long does a viewing take?


A viewing usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes, however you can spend as long as you wish viewing the property.

What will I be shown on my viewing?


The property team will guide you around the building and show you the social areas, outdoor spaces and on-site facilities as well as the rooms you would like to see (dependent upon availability). Please be aware that some rooms and apartments that you view may be occupied by our current residents.

I'm in a different country, how do I view a property?


They offer a Online viewings for those who cannot view in person. Just click 'Arrange a Viewing' and from there you can choose the Online option and organize a time and date that suits you. A member of the team will skype call you at your arranged time.

Is there car parking facilities for when I move in?


Some properties have car parking facilities available for a small charge, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

How much are deposits?


Deposits vary by property and your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms. The deposit you pay when making the application cannot be used towards a rent instalment as this is secured with a deposit protection scheme for the duration of your tenancy.

What happens to my deposit?


Your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms. Deposit Protection Service (England and Wales) Letting Protection Service (Scotland).

When do I get my deposit back?


Your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement has ended and your room has been inspected. The amount returned to you will depend on any outstanding charges and any damage found in your room or the communal areas of your apartment. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 working days to be credited at the end of your tenancy period. All deposits are secured with a deposit protection scheme, such as the Deposit Protection Service or Letting Protection Scotland. You will be contacted by the deposit protection scheme and asked to authorize the refund and submit your bank details to them. For this you will require your deposit repayment ID, which will have been sent to you via email at the time of registering your deposit.
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Student Accomodations in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne Student Accommodation

Exploring appropriate Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation or housing can be tiresome, but it's not complicated. Students can find a great deal of inexpensive and comfy student accommodation in Newcastle Upon Tyne options at a reasonable price with amber. Private student accommodation Newcastle upon Tyne options are found near many world-famous universities, such as Newcastle University and Newcastle College. There are many comfortable, luxurious, yet budget-friendly housing options. So research well to find your desired accommodation.

The city comprises everything from luxurious Newcastle student accommodation options to affordable student accommodation options. These student accommodation in Newcastle Upon Tyne options are further divided into studios, ensuites, bedroom apartments, shared apartments, penthouses, and so on. Student housing Newcastle Upon Tyne options are also available for this city's students looking for short-term tenancies. It is easier to book short-term housing in this city than in any other city in the United Kingdom. Some of the best options for Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation are City Co-Living Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle City, Newcastle, and many more.

About Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle, one of England's most famous cities in the North East, is divided into two parts. One is Newcastle Upon Tyne, and the other is Newcastle Under Lyme. Newcastle Upon Tyne is the most recognisable and cosmopolitan city in the UK and is known as Newcastle. It combines an industrial past with gorgeous Georgian architecture, a thriving cultural scene, and vibrant nightlife.

The city's long history spans from the Roman era to its peak as a central industrial hub for coal mining, engineering, and shipping during the 19th century. It maintains its historical roots while offering a contemporary flair. In reality, it is regarded as the modern hub of the area.

The Gateshead Millennium Bridge, the iconic Tyne Bridge, and the well-known Angel of the North sculpture are just a few examples of the city's award-winning buildings that showcase its mechanical ability even with the integration of contemporary features. A great example of local contemporary construction is the concert venue Sage Gateshead.

Newcastle Upon Tyne is also home to several universities which offer the best quality of education in the UK. Some of these universities include Durham University, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds University Business School, Newcastle University, and Northumbria University Newcastle. Various private student accommodation Newcastle upon Tyne options near these universities offer excellent and affordable amenities. For more information, you can also go through our student city guide for Newcastle in 2024!

Best Student Accommodation In Newcastle Upon Tyne

The daily necessities and expenses are enough to distress any student. However, one of the significant prerequisites essential for students is student accommodation. And since every student's requirements vary, most often settle upon a student-oriented locality to spend their college life. Students can find a wide range of student housing Newcastle Upon Tyne options via the amber website. These Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation options come fully equipped with a number of amenities that a student may require. Amber also provides students with all the necessary information they need before making a decision, including room types and configurations, localities, nearby universities, amenities offered, policies, and rent structures. You can also go through our blog, which provides the ultimate move-in checklist for students studying abroad, for more information! Some of the best options for student accommodation Newcastle Upon Tyne are mentioned below:

1. Newcastle 1

2. St. James' Point

3. St. James' House

4. Oxford House

5. Manor Bank

6. Leazes Parade

7. Quay Point

8. INTO Newcastle University

9. Verde, Newcastle Upon Tyne

10. Bryon Centra

Cost of Living in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation is excellent for students. The cost of living in Newcastle is 50% more economical than in any other city in the UK, so good planning and budgeting can help students avoid going over budget. The following are the estimated costs associated, apart from the rent for your student accommodation in Newcastle Upon Tyne:

1. Food: £100-£180/month

2. Gas and electricity: £50-£100/month

3. Internet & mobile phone: £30-£50/month

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £30-£90/week

5. Laundry: £25-£40/week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £20-£30/week

7. Clothing: £50-£75/month

8. Travel (buses, trams, and trains): £90-£150/month

Student Travel in Newcastle Upon Tyne

With diverse options available, student travel in Newcastle Upon Tyne is made convenient, whether it's a short trip for groceries or a longer commute to campus. The affordability and wide-ranging choice enhance the overall experience of living in Newcastle upon Tyne student accommodation, making everyday life just a little bit easier for the academic journey ahead. Here are some of the best options:

1. Buses

The extensive bus network in Newcastle Upon Tyne is a cost-effective way to travel. Frequent services connect different parts of the city and suburbs, ensuring that students can reach their desired destinations without hassle. Single journey fares start at around £2, but for regular commuters, a weekly travel card may be a more economical option, which can cost approximately £17.  Newcastle only has one service provider for bus services: Stagecoach Bus Services.

2. Metro

The Tyne and Wear Metro is renowned for its punctuality and comprehensive coverage across the city and to surrounding areas, including coast and airport. It’s perfect for students coming from regions like Northumbria University Newcastle, with fares beginning at just £1.90. Students can benefit from a MetroSaver card for discounted travel.

3. Cycling

For those who prefer an eco-friendly and health-conscious approach to travel, cycling is well-supported in Newcastle with dedicated bike lanes and parking. The city offers ample bicycle hire schemes that are an affordable alternative to public transport. Additionally, most Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation options offer dedicated and secure cycle/bike storage facilities for added convenience.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Immersing oneself in the vibrant student life of Newcastle Upon Tyne is a unique and enriching experience. Known for its safety, the city is a stronghold of academic excellence where students can thrive both intellectually and socially. The Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation opportunities provided by amber ensure that this lively student haven is not just a place for rigorous studies but also for an enjoyable quality of life.

Strolling through the streets of Newcastle Upon Tyne, students immerse in a friendly atmosphere that resonates with youthful energy. The city brims with a myriad of popular hangouts such as the quirky cafes like the Quilliam Brothers' Teahouse, where steaming cups of tea fuel late-night revisions. Meanwhile, the array of bars such as Revolution Newcastle provides students with a taste of Newcastle's vibrant nightlife within a stone's throw from their accommodation in Newcastle upon Tyne.

For those looking to take a break from the hustle of city life, the sprawling green space of the Town Moor offers a serene retreat, where open skies and verdant landscapes provide a perfect backdrop for relaxation and casual sporting activities. The proximity of these spots to the Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation ensures that students can balance their study schedules with ease and leisure.

The city's rich cultural tapestry is further embellished with events that capture the essence of Newcastle's spirit. Annual music festivals like the This is Tomorrow Festival and cultural parades light up the streets, bringing students together to celebrate and create memories that transcend the confines of academia. In sum, Newcastle Upon Tyne's amalgamation of friendly local communities, picturesque hangouts, and year-round cultural festivities makes the student experience truly holistic and memorable.

Newcastle Upon Tyne Tourist Attractions

Discover the vibrant heart of the North East with a visit to Newcastle Upon Tyne, a city famed for its rich industrial heritage, iconic bridges, and lively cultural scene. Ideal for students seeking Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation, the city offers an array of attractions within easy reach of universities. Some top tourist spots include:

1. Tyneside Cinema

2. King Edward's Bay beach and Cullercoats Bay coastline

3. The Grainger Market

4. The Grey Monument

5. Alnwick Castle

6. St. James' Park

Universities in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Universities in this city offer the best quality of education. There are a number of courses available in various fields for students to choose from, which are practical and comprehensive. These are some of the best universities located near your Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation:

1. INTO Newcastle University

2. Newcastle University

3. Newcastle College

4. Northumbria University

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