The View, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Barrack Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4SH, United Kingdom
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0.4 mi from City Center
0.4 mi from City Center( 9m. 9m. 2m)
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city center | 0.3 mi
INTO Newcastle University | 0.4 mi
Newcastle University | 0.5 mi
Newcastle College | 0.5 mi
No Visa No Pay
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game room
Games Area
Study zones
100mbps WiFi
Cycle Storage
Cycle Storage

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About the Property

Located at Barrack Rd Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SH, UK, The View Newcastle is a highly sought-after student accommodation offering an array of living options such as ensuites, non ensuites, and studios. This Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation is within easy reach of prestigious institutions such as Newcastle University, Northumbria University Newcastle, Newcastle College, and INTO Newcastle University, making The View Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation an ideal choice for those studying in the city.

Newcastle Upon Tyne, often simply called Newcastle, is a vibrant city with a rich educational heritage and a bustling student population. 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. Home to highly-regarded universities, the city ranks as a top destination for higher education in the UK. 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. With its storied history and modern amenities, Newcastle upon Tyne not only promises exceptional academic opportunities but also a wealth of cultural experiences, with proximity to notable attractions like the Quayside and the historic Newcastle Castle. Managed by downing students, The View Newcastle is more than just a place to stay; it's a community designed for students to thrive academically and socially.

Features

The View Newcastle prioritises providing a comfortable and conducive environment for academic success. Each room is equipped with essential amenities tailored to enhance students' living and studying experiences. Whether students opt for a Platinum Studio, Standard Ensuite, Deluxe Ensuite, Deluxe DDA, Silver Studio, or Gold Studio, they find themselves conveniently placed to pursue their academic goals. Residents can enjoy spacious accommodations featuring big beds, ensuring restful nights after long study sessions. A study desk and chair are provided, offering a dedicated space for academic pursuits within the comfort of their room. Additionally, students can rest assured knowing that their bills are included, covering water, electricity, heating, and Wi-Fi expenses.

Furthermore, content insurance is included for added peace of mind. Beyond individual rooms, our property boasts an array of common amenities designed to foster a vibrant community atmosphere. Students can unwind and socialise in the games area or conveniently manage their laundry with on-site facilities. Secure cycle storage is provided for cyclists, while free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the premises. For those prioritising physical well-being, state-of-the-art gyms are available, encouraging an active lifestyle. Dedicated study zones offer quiet spaces for focused learning, complemented by safety and security measures such as CCTV surveillance and 24/7 on-site support, ensuring a safe and supportive living environment for all residents.

Location and What's Hot?

Living at The View Newcastle Upon Tyne means you'll have vibrant city life just outside your door, perfect for the explorers at heart and the go-getters of today's student community. It's a stone's throw away from prominent educational hubs like Newcastle University and Northumbria University Newcastle, making your daily commute practically effortless. For those attending the University of Sunderland (City Campus) or New College Durham, you'll find your campuses a short drive away from The View Newcastle. Immerse yourself in a blend of culture, cuisine, and academia, all within reach! For the food enthusiasts and night owls, a plethora of restaurants, bars, and cafes await to tantalise your taste buds and keep your evenings lively.

Munch on some delectable dishes at El Coto, or enjoy a pint with your friends at The Strawberry. If you're looking for a caffeine boost, The Dispensary Coffee House + Eatery is your go-to spot for a rich and frothy latte. Those who favour convenience will relish the accessibility to essential amenities, including HiYoU Supermarket and Tesco Express, for your grocery runs. At the same time, Royal Victoria Infirmary ensures you're covered for any medical needs. Craving green spaces amidst the urban landscape? Take a stroll over to Leazes Park, a serene escape from the bustling city life. When it comes to enriching the mind, the location of The View Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation is unparalleled. Tourist attractions abound for the culturally curious, with places such as the historic Newcastle Castle and the iconic Tyne Bridge inviting residents for memorable visits. And let's not overlook the impressive Sage Gateshead, a cultural bastion for music and art lovers. With The View Newcastle Upon Tyne student accommodation, you're guaranteed not just a room but a gateway to fulfilling and exciting university life, all while being in one of the most sought-after cities.

Commute

At The View Newcastle Upon Tyne, students can enjoy the epitome of convenience when it comes to travelling around this vibrant city. Whether you prefer the efficient bus services, the rapid connections of the metro system, or the reliability of train travel, everything is readily accessible to you. Take advantage of the nearby St. James Metro Station or hop on a bus at Barrack Road-St James Park for your daily commute. For longer journeys, the Newcastle Central Station is within your reach, linking you seamlessly to national destinations. The strategic location of The View Newcastle places the city's extensive public transport network at your doorstep, assuring you that getting to and from the university or exploring the local culture is a breeze.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I get a Council Tax Exemption Certificate or Registration Certificate?

This is usually given to you when you enrol at University, or you can apply to your Students Services/Registrations office.

Do I need insurance?

Contents insurance is free and is provided by Endsleigh Insurance. You can take a look at the policy terms and conditions and find out what’s covered here. Any enquiries about contents insurance must be directed to Endsleigh.

Do I need a TV Licence?

Yes, you will need a TV Licence. Anyone in the UK watching or recording television as it’s being broadcast or simulcast on any device – including mobiles, laptops and PCs – must, by law, be covered by a valid TV licence. Buying a TV Licence is your own responsibility and is not included in your rent.

Is there Car Parking?

Unfortunately there is no car parking available on site.

Is there a Cycle Store?

Yes, all their accommodation has ample storage for bicycles.

Do I need to be a student?

Only full time students can live. You may be asked to provide proof of your student status and it is very important that you notify them immediately if this changes.

What if I fail my end of year exams/A Levels and the University does not offer me a place for September?

If you provide written evidence from the University, within SEVEN days of your results being published and no later than 1st September (which ever date is the sooner), that you do not have a place they will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid. Please refer to their Terms and Conditions.

What if I cannot get a Visa to study in the UK?

Provided, you have NOT collected the keys, and that you have evidence in writing that your application has been refused they will release you from the tenancy and refund the deposit. If the Tenancy has already commenced, and you have NOT collected your keys, you will be charged for the period from the ‘Tenancy Start Date’ to the date you provide them with evidence that you have not been granted a VISA If you have moved into the accommodation prior to your Visa application being declined you will be responsible for the rent until they can find a student to rent your room.

How will I pay my rent?

Rental is paid termly, in advance, by debit or credit card. Tenancy agreements cannot be completed by the Landlord until your payment card details have been provided. This information is needed to complete your online booking and can be given by yourself or by your guarantor. Students who can’t provide a Guarantor who permanently resides in the UK, are required to pay their rent in advance in August, October, December and February.  Please see the tariff for more details. If you’re awaiting a student loan and can’t meet payments as scheduled you should contact them at least 48 hours (Monday to Friday) before the payment is due. You will be liable for all bank and administration charges incurred by the Landlord for failed payments and will be expected to reimburse the Landlord for these charges upon demand.

What date are rental payments due?

Once you have signed up for a room log on to the Accommodation Hub to check your tenancy agreement for the due dates.

Do I need a Guarantor?

Yes, a Parent or legal Guardian resident in the UK must stand as Guarantor. The Guarantor is legally bound to pay any debts accrued during the tenancy if the tenant refuses to pay. Overseas Students who cannot provide a Guarantor please refer to the options provided on the payment tariff.

How long will the tenancy be for?

All accommodation is let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and the length of the tenancy will be set out in the Tenancy Agreement.

Can I bring a pet?

Sorry, no pets are allowed.

When can I move in?

You can move in on or after the ‘Tenancy Start Date’ as specified in your tenancy agreement. they will write to you near to the time with more information about collecting your keys and their Reception opening hours.

What items do I need to bring for my room?

All their shared apartments and Studios will be furnished but bedding and personal linen (sheets, duvets, pillows, towels etc.) is not provided. ‘Double’ size bedding is suitable for beds in all rooms. Standard en-suite beds (in shared apartments) measure approx. 120 x 200cm, while Premium, Deluxe and Studio beds measure approx. 140 x 200cm. (Please note that a small number of Studios have beds that measure 120 x 200cm) In a shared apartment there is a TV in the lounge area, while all studios have a Smart TV. All kitchens include microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge and freezer. Irons, ironing boards and vacuum cleaners are available.

Kitchen utensils (crockery, cutlery, pans, etc.) are not provided. You will not be allowed to bring your own fridges, tumble dryers, portable heaters or other large electrical appliances. Chip pans and deep fat fryers are forbidden, as is the use of candles.

When do I have to move out?

You have to vacate your accommodation by 11am on the ‘Tenancy End Date’ as specified in your agreement. Anything left in your room after this time will be removed and disposed of.

What if I want to terminate my agreement and move out?

If you wish to terminate your tenancy, they must be notified in writing and you must complete their Re Let Form. You will remain responsible for the rent until a new tenant is found or until the end of the tenancy (whichever is sooner). they will aim to find a new tenant who is both acceptable to them and who is prepared to meet the financial and legal requirements of the tenancy agreement at the current prevailing rent. they can’t always guarantee finding another tenant, as obviously this becomes more difficult as the academic year progresses, however, you are able to suggest a replacement to them. Please note that you will also need to cover all administration charges incurred in reassigning the tenancy.

How do I get my refund?

All authorised refunds are returned to source i.e. the bank or card the payment originate from, and where source can be established. It is recommended that the account/card from which payments are made remains in operation for the duration of the tenancy and a short time thereafter to facility a timely refund. All refunds will be calculated in UK Sterling. The Railyard will not refund any shortfalls due to exchange rate fluctuations, or offer compensation for any bank /agent, or other charges incurred. No refunds will be made in cash.

How will I get to know other students at The Property?

As you look forward to moving into The View you will probably want to find out who you are living with in your apartment or get to know other students in the building. Please like their Facebook page to be updated when the group is open.

Can I have visitors?

Unless otherwise stated, bedrooms are for single occupation only. Occasional overnight visitors will be allowed, at the discretion of the management, provided that no disturbance or inconvenience is caused to other occupants. You will be held fully responsible for the actions and behaviour of your visitors.

How do I order a bedding or kitchen pack?

You can order kitchen and bedding packs online to be delivered direct to your accommodation. The range of packs include bedding, linen, towels, cooking equipment, crockery, cleaning and stationery. You will need to allow time for delivery so place your order as soon as possible! Remember to use discount code RAILYARD10 at checkout to receive 10% off your order.

How fast will my internet be?

Internet (and WIFI) is included in your rent. In the unlikely event it's not fast enough you can upgrade.

Please see the information below:

• Wired Base Speed shall be up to 950Mbps with a typical average of 600Mbps and standard deviation of 110Mbps during peak hours of 20:00-22:00. • Wireless speed are a minimum speed of 100Mbps (subject to device performance).

How can I get my deposit back?

You will need to make sure that property have evidence that you have been exempt from paying Council Tax during your stay with them. You can get a Council Tax exemption certificate from your university to prove this.

Once property have this, and they have inspected your room and found no damage they will release your deposit to the Deposit Protection Service or in Scotland the Lettings Protection Service. You can then claim your deposit back from this service (this is a legal requirement in the UK).

How do I return my keys?

You can return your keys to reception in person or you can post them through reception's post box in a key return envelope which you can collect from reception. Please make sure the keys are labelled with your name, room and flat number. If the keys are not returned you will be charged for a replacement key and fob.

You may return your keys before the end of the tenancy, this will not constitute the termination of the agreement and tenants will waive their right to return to the property, to access the accommodation or request keys at any time prior to the end of the tenancy.

Can I store belongings at the property if I am returning next year?

You will need to discuss this with the reception team as it will depend on when your current tenancy ends and the new one begins, and whether someone else will be staying in your room over the summer.

They normally advise students to contact a storage company in the area if they cannot keep their belongings in their room.

What do I need to bring?

• Bring your key collection pass and valid photo ID when you check in (you get your key collection pass by completing your online induction on their website)

• Your accommodation fees must be paid before arrival. If there’s any outstanding money on your account, you’ll have to pay this before you check-in.

Can I have parcels delivered to reception?

We will be happy to accept parcels on your behalf. We won’t accept anything we think may contain offensive, dangerous, illegal or illicit material, anything that’s too big or heavy for them to store or food deliveries. To pick up your parcels you’ll need to bring along some photo ID and sign for it. We’ll do their best to look after parcels safely but, in the unlikely event of something going wrong, we won’t be liable for any damage to, or loss from, any parcel that you’ve authorised them to accept on your behalf.

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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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