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The Towpath is one of the most popular student accommodation in Chester, providing students with a truly exceptional experience. Present near Telfords Warehouse Restaurant you will find a wide range of stylish studios and two beds apartments on offer; all fully furnished with en-suite studio rooms and fitted kitchens. 


The Towpath offers picturesque views of the canalside, amazing social spaces and comfortable studio and en-suite student accommodation for students in Chester.  With huge windows and picturesque views of a peaceful waterfront, the purpose-built study room at The Towpath is the perfect location to get your head into studying. 


University of Chester is at a 10-minute distance and West Cheshire College is also nearby to the property that makes it a great student accommodation in Chester. You will find many Chester Restaurants and bars in this popular area, not very far from The Towpath. Many cities' retail and leisure hubs are near this and another popular road called Wharf View. Furthermore, you can hop onto a train from Chester Central Train Station and visit nearby cities like Ellesmere Port or catch a bus from a nearby Bus Stop which is only a short walk away from the property and Chester City Taxi Service is also present nearby the student accommodation.  

distance

Exton Main Campus -8 minute walk - no transport needed

The Wheeler building- 19 minute walk

Kingsway creative campus- 32 minute walk

Queens Park Campus- 25 minute walk 

Room Amenities

Small double bed
Work space
Spacious storage
En-suite shower room
Mini-kitchen in all studios
Shared kitchen/living spaces
Full length mirrors
Balcony or terrace
TVs in studios and shared living spaces
Wifi
Free dual occupancy

Common Amenities

Social space
Quiet study area
Gym
CCTV
Laundry
Bike store
Dedicated on-site team
Social events
Vending machines
High speed broadband
Contents insurance
Secured deposits
ANUK accreditation

Bills Included

Wifi
Water
Electricity
Heating

Safety and Security

Contents insurance

Room Types

Ensuite Bronze£139 - £149/week
Offers2
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms6
Bathrooms6
Area13 - 14 sqft
Deposit£250

Room Facilities

3/4 bed
Communal kitchen
living space
Wardrobe
WiFi
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Duration:48 week
Move in:19 May, 2022
£139/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:10 Sep, 2022
£139/week
Duration:44 week
Move in:10 Sep, 2022
£149/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Ensuite Gold£169/week
Offers2
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms6
Bathrooms6
Deposit£250

Room Facilities

3/4 bed
Communal kitchen
living space
Waterfront views
WiFi
Duration:51 week
Move in:10 Sep, 2022
£169/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Bronze Studio£199/week
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£250

Room Facilities

3/4 bed
Self-contained kitchen
Desk
chair
wardrobe
WI-FI
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Duration:51 week
Move in:10 Sep, 2022
£199/week
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Ensuite Silver£149 - £159/week
Sold Out
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms6
Bathrooms6
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

Bed
Desk & Chair
Wardrobe

All their usual fab features set in a roomier setting with a small double bed alongside the en-suite shower room, ample storage and use of the shared kitchen/living room. 

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SOLD OUT
Duration:51 week
Move in:10 Sep, 2022
£149/week
SOLD OUT
Duration:44 week
Move in:10 Sep, 2022
£159/week
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Studio Silver£195/week
Sold Out
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1

Room Facilities

3/4 bed
Self-contained kitchen
Wi-Fi
Desk
Wardrobe
Chair
SOLD OUT
Duration:51 week
Move in:10 Sep, 2022
£195/week
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Studio Gold£205 - £209/week
Sold Out
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1

Room Facilities

3/4 bed
Self-contained kitchen
Wardrobe
Dining table & chair
WiFi
SOLD OUT
Duration:51 week
Move in:10 Sep, 2022
£209/week
SOLD OUT
Duration:51 week
£205/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist

Booking Details

Cancellation Policy:-


CANCELLATION POLICY RELATING TO BOOKINGS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/22


A: BOOKINGS MADE PRIOR TO 11 February 2021


7-Day Cooling-off Period


You can cancel your booking in writing or by sending an email directly to the Property Team within 7 days of accepting your tenancy agreement. If you decide to cancel your accommodation booking within these 7 days you will receive a full refund of your deposit. No fees, no fuss.


If you decide to cancel your booking after the 7-day cooling-off period, the below procedures will apply depending on your circumstances:


The following procedure applies to the below:


Failure to receive grades (all academic years)

Failure to obtain visa (all academic years)

Studying in an alternative city

The pre-sessional English language course required to take up your university place is cancelled

Deferment of University entry (all academic years)

If you secure your accommodation and then for the above reasons are no longer able to attend the affiliated University, official written evidence from the relevant University and/or Summer School and/or UCAS and/or VISA authorities/embassy must be sent directly to the Property Team within 3 calendar days of the results or decision being published. If sufficient evidence is provided, you will be eligible for release from the tenancy agreement and the full deposit will be returned.


The following procedure applies to the below:


Government travel restrictions prevent you from travelling to the UK

If you secure your accommodation and then Government imposed travel restrictions prevent you from travelling to the UK to take up your place at university, official written evidence from the University confirming that you have cancelled your studies and will not be enrolled as a student at the University for the 2021/22 academic year must be sent to the Property Team before the tenancy start date. If sufficient evidence is provided, you will be eligible for release from the tenancy agreement and the full deposit will be returned.


Alternatively, you may request that the start of your tenancy be put back to the first day of the month in which the restrictions are lifted and you are able to travel to the UK. Please submit your request to the Property Team before the tenancy start date. If sufficient evidence is provided, they will change your tenancy start date to the first day of the month in which the travel restrictions are lifted. they will send you written confirmation of your new tenancy start date. they will also apply a credit to your account for the accommodation fees for the period from your original tenancy start date to the new tenancy start date.


The following procedure applies to the below:


Change of mind

Booked different accommodation

Accepted onto a placement

If you do not wish to live at The Oaks for the above reasons, you will be required to find a replacement person to take over your tenancy. The replacement person must be a student and match the preferences of the accommodation (e.g. female only flat). The replacement person must sign a contract for the entire length of your tenancy agreement and secure this with payment of the deposit. If a replacement person is found, you will be released from your tenancy agreement from the start date of the replacement persons tenancy, and Property will return your deposit in full. Please note that your deposit will be retained and you will remain liable for all accommodation fees until a replacement person is found.


The following procedure applies to the below:


You are an existing customer and your course is moved wholly online by the University prior to 1 August 2021

If you are an existing Property customer with a valid 2020/21 tenancy agreement and you secure your accommodation for the 2021/22 academic year and then the University moves your 2021/22 course fully online with no face-to-face teaching whatsoever, you may be eligible to be released from your tenancy for the 2021/22 academic year. Official written evidence from the University confirming that your studies have been moved wholly online must be sent to the Property Team before 1 August 2021. If sufficient evidence is provided, you will be eligible for release from the 2021/22 tenancy agreement and the full deposit will be returned.


B: BOOKINGS MADE ON OR AFTER 1 AUGUST 2021


If you book your accommodation on or after 1 August 2021, your cooling off period will reduce to 24 hours only from point of acceptance. If you cancel your booking within these 24 hours, your full deposit will be returned. Should you wish to cancel after these 24 hours, the procedures detailed in sections A and C of this policy will apply depending on your circumstances.


C: CANCELLATIONS FOLLOWING TENANCY START DATE


Should you wish to cancel after your tenancy has started the below procedures will apply depending on your circumstances.


The following procedure applies to the below:


Failure to make grades required to complete academic year

Eviction from University

Voluntarily withdrawn from University

If you are unable to continue your studies at university and will no longer be a university student, you may be eligible to be released from your tenancy. Your request to cancel must be submitted directly to the Property Team in writing or via email and be accompanied by evidence of your withdrawal from university and the reasons behind this.


If you are granted a tenancy release, your deposit will be returned to you (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the accommodation upon your departure).


The following procedure applies to the below:


Placement

Single Semester Course

If you want to cancel your tenancy due to the above reasons, you will be required to find a replacement person for the remainder of your tenancy period. The replacement person must sign a contract for the remaining length of your tenancy agreement and secure this with payment of the deposit. The replacement person must be a student and match the preferences of the accommodation (e.g. female only flat). If a replacement person is found, you will be released from your tenancy agreement from the start date of the replacement persons tenancy and Property will return your deposit (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the accommodation upon your departure). Please note that your deposit will be retained and you will remain liable for all accommodation fees until a replacement person is found.


Illness


If you wish to leave the accommodation due to illness, this will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. The request to cancel must be made in writing or via email to the Property Team and any documentation supporting the reasons for the request must also be provided. Until a decision has been made, you will remain liable for all accommodation fees. If a tenancy release is not granted, you will be required to find a replacement person before you are released from your tenancy. If you are granted a tenancy release, your deposit will be returned to you (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the accommodation upon your departure).


BOOKINGS MADE PRIOR TO 1 AUGUST 2021


7-Day Cooling-off Period


You can cancel your booking in writing or by sending an email directly to the Property Team within 7 days of accepting your tenancy agreement. If you decide to cancel your accommodation booking within these 7 days you will receive a full refund of your deposit. No fees, no fuss.


If you decide to cancel your booking after the 7-day cooling-off period, the below procedures will apply depending on your circumstances:


The following procedure applies to the below:


Failure to receive grades (all academic years)

Failure to obtain visa (all academic years)

Studying in an alternative city

The pre-sessional English language course required to take up your university place is cancelled

Deferment of University entry (all academic years)

If you secure your accommodation and then for the above reasons are no longer able to attend the affiliated University, official written evidence from the relevant University and/or Summer School and/or UCAS and/or VISA authorities/embassy must be sent directly to the Property Team within 3 calendar days of the results or decision being published. If sufficient evidence is provided, you will be eligible for release from the tenancy agreement and the full deposit will be returned.


The following procedure applies to the below:


Government travel restrictions prevent you from travelling to the UK

If you secure your accommodation and then Government imposed travel restrictions prevent you from travelling to the UK to take up your place at university, official written evidence from the University confirming that you have cancelled your studies and will not be enrolled as a student at the University for the 2021/22 academic year must be sent to the Property Team before the tenancy start date. If sufficient evidence is provided, you will be eligible for release from the tenancy agreement and the full deposit will be returned.


Alternatively, you may request that the start of your tenancy be put back to the first day of the month in which the restrictions are lifted and you are able to travel to the UK. Please submit your request to the Property Team before the tenancy start date. If sufficient evidence is provided, they will change your tenancy start date to the first day of the month in which the travel restrictions are lifted. they will send you written confirmation of your new tenancy start date. they will also apply a credit to your account for the accommodation fees for the period from your original tenancy start date to the new tenancy start date.


The following procedure applies to the below:


Change of mind

Booked different accommodation

Accepted onto a placement

If you do not wish to live at Property for the above reasons, you will be required to find a replacement person to take over your tenancy. The replacement person must be a student and match the preferences of the accommodation (e.g. female only flat). The replacement person must sign a contract for the entire length of your tenancy agreement and secure this with payment of the deposit. If a replacement person is found, you will be released from your tenancy agreement from the start date of the replacement persons tenancy, and Property will return your deposit in full. Please note that your deposit will be retained and you will remain liable for all accommodation fees until a replacement person is found.


1. BOOKINGS MADE ON OR AFTER 1 AUGUST 2021


If you book your accommodation on or after 1 August 2021, your cooling off period will reduce to 24 hours only from point of acceptance. If you cancel your booking within these 24 hours, your full deposit will be returned. Should you wish to cancel after these 24 hours, the procedures detailed in sections A and C of this policy will apply depending on your circumstances.


2. CANCELLATIONS FOLLOWING TENANCY START DATE


Should you wish to cancel after your tenancy has started the below procedures will apply depending on your circumstances.


The following procedure applies to the below:


Failure to make grades required to complete academic year

Eviction from University

Voluntarily withdrawn from University

If you are unable to continue your studies at university and will no longer be a university student, you may be eligible to be released from your tenancy. Your request to cancel must be submitted directly to the Property Team in writing or via email and be accompanied by evidence of your withdrawal from university and the reasons behind this.


If you are granted a tenancy release, your deposit will be returned to you (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the accommodation upon your departure).


The following procedure applies to the below:


Placement

Single Semester Course

If you want to cancel your tenancy due to the above reasons, you will be required to find a replacement person for the remainder of your tenancy period. The replacement person must sign a contract for the remaining length of your tenancy agreement and secure this with payment of the deposit. The replacement person must be a student and match the preferences of the accommodation (e.g. female only flat). If a replacement person is found, you will be released from your tenancy agreement from the start date of the replacement persons tenancy and Property will return your deposit (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the accommodation upon your departure). Please note that your deposit will be retained and you will remain liable for all accommodation fees until a replacement person is found.


Illness


If you wish to leave the accommodation due to illness, this will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. The request to cancel must be made in writing or via email to the Property Team and any documentation supporting the reasons for the request must also be provided. Until a decision has been made, you will remain liable for all accommodation fees. If a tenancy release is not granted, you will be required to find a replacement person before you are released from your tenancy. If you are granted a tenancy release, your deposit will be returned to you (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the accommodation upon your departure).

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