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The Spireworks, Oxford

Cowley Rd, Oxford, OX4 1UE, United Kingdom
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Modern gym & yoga studio
Cinema & games room
Bike storage

About the Property

Located at Cowley Rd, Oxford, OX4 1UE, United Kingdom, The Spireworks Oxford is a prime destination for students seeking convenient and comfortable living spaces near their academic institutions. This modern accommodation offers a variety of studio, non-ensuite and bedroom apartment room types, ranging from Silver Studio, Silver Studio Plus to Diamond 1 Bed Apartment, ensuring every student finds a space that fits their preferences. The Spireworks Oxford student accommodation is ideally situated for easy access to prominent universities such as the University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford Brookes University (Wheatley Campus), and also the City of Oxford College, among others.

Oxford, known globally for its prestigious academic environment and rich cultural heritage, presents an excellent backdrop for student life. Home to the world-renowned University of Oxford, the city boasts a diverse student population and a vibrant educational scene. The city itself is steeped in history and culture, with stunning architecture ranging from medieval to modern, including the iconic Radcliffe Camera and the Bodleian Library. Beyond its academic reputation, Oxford is a vibrant and dynamic city, bustling with students, tourists, and locals alike. Its charming streets are lined with historic buildings, quaint shops, and bustling cafes, creating a picturesque and lively atmosphere. The city also boasts beautiful green spaces, such as the University Parks and Christ Church Meadow, providing tranquil retreats from the urban hustle and bustle.

Oxford is not only a hub of learning and culture but also a centre for innovation and industry. The Spireworks Oxford, nestled in this illustrious city, offers not only top-tier Oxford student accommodation but also the chance to immerse in a locale teeming with history, academia, and cultural landmarks like the Oxford Castle and the Ashmolean Museum. Managed by the respected Apartostudent - UK, The Spireworks Oxford ensures a well-rounded living experience with amenities.


Stepping into The Spireworks Oxford student accommodation, residents are met with an array of top-tier amenities designed to cater to every aspect of student life. Each room type, from the cosy Bronze Studio to the expansive Diamond 1 Bed Apartment, is meticulously crafted to ensure comfort and convenience, offering a cosy double bed equipped with ample storage space to keep your belongings organised. Relax and unwind after a long day of studies with your TV, or whip up a quick meal using the convenient microwave and hob provided. The Spireworks Oxford also provides a dedicated desk and chair to ensure you have the perfect study environment right in your room. Stay cosy year-round with a gas radiator to keep you warm during chilly nights. Plus, keep your snacks and beverages cool and fresh with your fridge, offering added convenience and independence.

Facilities like a laundry room and additional secure bike storage effortlessly manage practical needs, ensuring a hassle-free living experience. Inspiring common spaces and a terrace and courtyard are other fun features. Engaging in regular social events fosters a vibrant community spirit, connecting residents with their peers and creating lifelong memories. Modern gym & yoga studio and cinema & games room are something students could also indulge in. With such all-encompassing amenities, The Spireworks Oxford student accommodation is more than just a place to study; it's a lifestyle choice promising comfort, convenience, and an enriching university experience.

Location and What's Hot?

Students at The Spireworks Oxford are positioned in a bustling hub of activity, ideal for an enriching university life. With renowned sites and a lively atmosphere, The Spireworks Oxford offers more than just a place to stay; it becomes a lifestyle. Top-notch universities such as the University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, and Oxford Sixth Form College are easily accessible, facilitating a smooth and focused academic journey.

Food lovers can indulge in the eclectic array of eateries, such as Zhang Ji and Sundaes Gelato Oxford, bustling with students and locals alike. For a quick coffee fix or a study session, cafes like Chaiiwala Oxford and Restore Garden Café are perfect spots to relax or hit the books.

Residents can conveniently stock up on essentials at nearby grocery stores like Sainsbury's Local and Tesco Express, ensuring no late-night snack is ever out of reach. When in need of medical attention, the John Radcliffe Hospital is ready to serve with top-notch care. Fitness enthusiasts staying at The Spireworks, Oxford student accommodation, will appreciate the proximity to local parks such as South Park and Florence Park, offering green spaces for jogging, yoga, or picnics with friends.

The nightlife scene near this student haven doesn't disappoint, with vibrant bars like Big Society and Cape of Good Hope offering an escape to unwind after a week of studies. Students interested in cultural excursions can immerse themselves in the rich history and art at Oxford's must-see attractions, including the Ashmolean Museum and Oxford University Museum of Natural History, just outside your door.

Crucially, The Spireworks Oxford is surrounded by academic institutions, making the daily commute virtually nonexistent. Additionally, for those pursuing studies further afield, institutions like Reading College and the University of West London (Reading Campus) are also within reach, embodying convenient student living at its finest.


Getting around Oxford from The Spireworks Oxford is seamless and stress-free thanks to a variety of convenient nearby public transport options. Manzil Way and James Street East are the nearest bus stops. Croxley is the nearest subway link. The proximity to these transport hubs means that whether you're planning to explore the historic sights of Oxford or venture beyond, you're well connected. Choose The Spireworks Oxford accommodation in Oxford for a hassle-free and connected student life in this prestigious academic city.

What will you get

Your Rent Include


Common Amenities

Terrace & Courtyard
Modern Gym & Yoga Studio
Cinema & Games Room
Laundry room
Secure Bike Storage
Regular events

Cancellation Policies (5)

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

Payment Policies (4)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers 1, 4 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be a student to live here?

Yes, you must be a student, enrolled in a college/university and be 17 years or older at check-in.

Do I need to have a guarantor?

Yes, but only if you have requested to pay in instalments. Without a guarantor, you’ll be required to pay your rent in full in July.

Can I extend my stay?

If there are rooms available, you should be able to extend your stay after you have moved in. Please speak to the accommodation team while in the building to arrange an extension.

Is property operating as normal at Covid time?

Yes, the property is currently operating as normal and will do so unless otherwise Government advice dictates that we do differently. They still have a staff presence withing the buildings, and services are continuing.

Are they liaising with my university?

Yes, they are staying up to date with the latest guidance from all Universities where they have residents studying.

I'm concerned I may have the Covid-19?

Contact your GP immediately or call the emergency numbers to find out what to do and where to get tested. Immediately notify the Reception and confine yourself until you receive the test result and subsequent medical advice.

What precautions can I take?

Regularly wash hands, wear a face mask or covering, give people space and follow local government advice.

Do I need to wear a face mask for protection?

Face coverings are to be worn in all indoor communal areas of residences. This includes reception areas, main public corridors, in stairs and lifts and in those communal toilets located outside of your flat. Wearing a face covering is also encouraged outdoors if you aren't able to keep a safe distance of two metres.

What do I do if something isn't working in my apartment/flat?

If you have any maintenance issues, you can simply log into the portal and select the "maintenance" option at the top. Once you've done that, then log in your issue and give as much detail as possible.

Can I speak to someone of the property if I have some personal problem?

Their friendly team are always happy to lend an ear. Before talking to them, we’d advise you contact your university support team first, since they may be able to offer you advice. If you would like to speak with the Accommodation Manager, you’re welcome to book an appointment and they’ll be happy to meet with you.

Can I receive a post?

Absolutely, you’ll have your own post box in reception and will be given a key to check your post at any time of the day/night. Parcels can be delivered to reception for us to look after, just bring your ID when coming to collect them. However, please be aware of our postal policy when using this service.

Can I park my car?

There is no parking on site and residents are not allowed to bring their own vehicles.

Is there somewhere to keep my bike?

There is! You’ll find plenty of secure bike storage available for you to use throughout your time.

Will I be sharing a room?

All their non studio accommodation with the exception of twin rooms are only for single occupancy. They are happy to accept Dual occupancy requests for selected studios.

Who is responsible for cleaning my studio?

That’s down to you – you can bring your rubbish/recycling to the bin store, and all collections are included in your rent.

Who cleans the communal area?

The property team will take care of that, but please respect these living areas, as they’re proud of what they’ve done with them.

Where Can I smoke?

Their buildings and grounds are strictly non-smoking but you’re welcome to smoke outside of the building at least 5 metres away from doors and windows.

Can I arrange to live with my friends?

Yep, They want you to be as comfortable as possible when you’re with us. Just let them know you wish to live on the same floor when making your booking. If you don’t know anyone else moving to the residence, don’t worry – most students come on their own and soon make friends once they’re here.

Can I choose what floor I live on?

Yes, you’ll be able to let us know your preference at the time of booking.

Can family and friends visit?

Please refer to local COVID-19 advice. Generally your guests are welcome to come and see you throughout your studies. You can have one guest stay in your room with you 3 nights a week, but you must be present the entire time and sign them in on arrival.

Who is responsible for the guests while they are in the premises?

You are responsible for your guest. They must be signed in/out and follow all property regulations while on the property.

What is the payment schedule and will I need to pay a deposit?

As Summer stays are limited to 10 weeks, you will need to make a full payment up front, before you arrive at the residence. Your booking is not complete until payment is made and until payment is made the room is not secured. Summer stays do not require a deposit payment.

What time can I arrive and what time is check-out?

You can check into the room at 16:00 on the day of your check-in. On the day of your check-out you will have to vacate the room by 10:00. If you do arrive early for your check in, you may be able to get your keys early if the room is ready, if not you can relax in one of our communal areas until it is clean.

Will anyone be at reception to meet me?

Their receptions are staffed 8AM to 5PM. However, if you are planning to arrive at the weekend or out of office hours it is best to either phone ahead or email first. If the reception is closed when you arrive it is most likely as the team member is helping another resident. In this case you should press the buzzer and call the security number for assistance.

Can I leave early?

Yes, you are free to leave when you like, however you will not be liable for a refund unless another student takes over your booking. Please let our team’s know when you are planning on checking out.

Do I have to be a student to book a room?

You will need to be a student in full time education. If you have finished University and are completing an internship of work programme you can stay in our residence if you have not yet graduated from your course.

What do I need to bring?

Their rooms are not like a traditional hotel, and do not come with bedding, towels, bathroom supplies or cooking equipment, so we advise you to either bring your own or purchase in advance from their partners. All rooms will come with a toilet roll.

How do I book a viewing?

They’d love to show you around! Please book a viewing on their website.

How long does it take to view the accommodation?

Usually about 30 minutes.

What if I need to re-arrange or cancel my viewing?

No problem, just give us a call and let us know.

Will my property have wifi?

Indeed, it will. With their standard package, you will get free high-speed WiFi connection throughout the property, including bedrooms that have a wired connection. You can connect up to 3 devices, so it's perfect for browsing Instagram, watching your favourite Netflix series and studying of course!.

The Internet is provided by our reliable partner, Ask4 and they give you the option to upgrade your package for a small fee if you need extra speed for those gaming nights.

Please speak to your residence team for further information.

**Speeds over WiFi may vary depending on several factors, such as the type of device you use and where you are when you’re trying to connect. The average attainable speed at peak times (8 pm – 10 pm ) is 80% of the internet access speed**

How do the laundry facilities work?

The laundry service is super easy to use! Download the Circuit Laundry app and head down to the Laundry Room. All the instructions you need will be there to fully utilise the service.

Can I personalise my room?

Absolutely! They want you to be as comfortable as possible, so turn your room into a space you love to live in. Just make sure its returned to them the way you found it upon checkout. If not, damage charges will apply.

Can I pay my rent monthly?

They prefer to receive rent in four instalments throughout the year. Their instalment dates are aligned with the University term if you are receiving student loan support or a scholarship.

Can I move in before my tenancy starts?

Please, contact the property to check availability.

Can I change my tenancy dates to work around my university start and end dates?

Their tenancy/licence dates are set and can’t be changed once they’re in place.

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Understanding the cost of living in Oxford is essential for students who are planning to study and stay in this historic city. Oxford, renowned for its academic excellence, also has an associated cost of living that significantly impacts student finances. On average, students can anticipate a monthly cost of around £900 to £1,200. This estimate sets expectations and helps in planning a budget conducive to a comfortable yet cost-effective student lifestyle, especially when looking for Oxford student accommodation.

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