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The West Wing, Cardiff

Glossop Rd, Cardiff, CF24 0JU, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Situated at Glossop Rd Cardiff CF24 0JU, UK, The West Wing, Cardiff, stands as a highly sought-after student accommodation in Cardiff. This property offers a variety of room types to meet diverse needs and preferences, including Platinum Ensuite, Classic Ensuite, Premium Ensuite, Large Premium Ensuite and various studio options such as Deluxe Studio Plus and Executive Penthouse. The West Wing, Cardiff, is conveniently located near top academic institutions, including the Cardiff University, Cardiff & Vale College, and University of South Wales (Cardiff Campus) providing students with easy access to their educational pursuits.

Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, has a lot more to offer to students than you can imagine. From luxury to affordable, you will find every type of student accommodation in this city. The city offers excellent education and fine institutes to students, which helps them reach their potential and opens doors for great opportunities. There are many well-renowned universities here, such as Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, University of Wales, and many more. Cardiff is recognized for its high-quality universities, diverse student population, and historical landmarks such as Cardiff Castle and the National Museum Cardiff. Along with this, every night of the week, a variety of events are held, and evenings out are always fresh with a mix of large and small clubs. The city's cultural attractions, such as the museums, the castle, or the unique stores in the Victorian arcades, offer something for everyone and offer alternatives to clubbing. Students residing at The West Wing, Cardiff, will not only benefit from the proximity to their universities but will also be able to enjoy the city's various cultural festivities and entertainment options. This prime accommodation is provided by Student Living - UK, ensuring a comfortable and well-supported living experience for students in Cardiff.

Features

Amongst the many student accommodation in Cardiff, The West Wing, Cardiff stands out because it offers a wide variety of lavish room types that are suitable for every student that walks in the city. The West Wing, Cardiff student accommodation provides room types such as Platinum Ensuite, Classic Ensuite, and various studio options such as Deluxe Studio Plus and Executive Penthouse. All the student accommodation types provided by West Wing, Cardiff, are fully furnished and well-equipped to make your day-to-day life comparatively easier.

Some of the accommodation types like the penthouse studio is a spacious room with stunning interiors, equipped with a double bed, private bathroom and kitchenette, and a large study desk. Sharing ensuite rooms can accommodate up to 2 people with their private bedrooms with a cosy and comfortable bed, bathrooms that ensure your privacy with well-fitted sanitaryware, and a shared kitchen with modular amenities  such as hob, combi-oven and a fridge/freezer where you can cook your favourite meals with your favourite set of friends. The study area provides a quiet environment ideal for studying and staying focused. The dining space provides a welcoming and comfortable setting to enjoy meals together with your roommates. Well, it gets even better with a multimedia lounge that's perfect for parties or if you just want to hang around with your friends after a long day, a free gym to help you stay fit and healthy and an outdoor social space to chill and soak the sun for the day with laundry facilities to help wear neat and clean clothes. The accommodation has a games room, which is an engaging space to have fun with your mates, unwind and socialise. Ultra-fast WiFi ensures that there is no buffering. At the same time, you stream, and the rent being inclusive of all amenities, including on-site residence team, and CCTV security, make this place feel a whole lot like home.

Location and What's Hot?

Located at Glossop Rd, right next to the city centre of Cardiff, The West Wing, Cardiff is surrounded by a diverse variety of amenities. The prestigious Cardiff University is within reach, ensuring academic commitments are just a short stroll away. Similarly, venture a bit further to find Cardiff Metropolitan University, the University of South Wales, and the creative hub at the Welsh School of Architecture.

Students at The West Wing, Cardiff, are graced with easy access to a variety of restaurants, bars, and cafes that cater to all tastes. Moreover, The West Wing, Cardiff accommodation, is a neighbour to some of the most influential educational institutions. Fancy a morning brew or a quick bite? Cafes like the A J’s Coffee House and the ever-so-cosy Little Man Coffee are just outside your door. When hunger strikes, various dining options such as Yemeni Crown, First Floor Restaurant for authentic Indian flavours, or Giardini di Sorrento for Italian cuisine classics offer delectable meals for a lovely evening out. Weekend grocery runs are hassle-free, with local stores, including Sainsbury's and Tesco Express, ready to stock your pantry with fresh produce and daily needs. University Hospital of Wales medical support is never far away, keeping health in check. And for those looking to unwind in the beauty of nature, the serene Bute Park creates a perfect urban escape. When weekend wanderlust kicks in, Cardiff's rich history and culture beckon at sites like Cardiff Castle and the interactive Techniquest. The locale's connectivity is enhanced by the nearby Cardiff Central Station, making travel to neighbouring cities and attractions a breeze for residents. All these conveniences make The West Wing, Cardiff student accommodation not just a place to live but a dynamic space to experience student life at its best.

Commute

Students residing at The West Wing, Cardiff, will find themselves surrounded by convenient transportation links. The property is well-connected with key bus routes, ensuring a smooth commute to many universities and cultural landmarks within the city. The West Wing, Cardiff is perfect for students who want to travel to the city or their university; transportation is easily accessible. The property is well-connected to every mode of public transport in Cardiff. This particular student lettings in Cardiff is strategically located at a walking distance away from the Cardiff Royal Infirmary 1, Cardiff Royal Infirmary 4, Newport Road bus station. Taxi service by Taxi2Cardiff is also available at all times. Word spreads quickly when people come across a place like The West Wing, Cardiff, compared to other student accommodations in Cardiff.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

WiFi
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Common Amenities

Multimedia lounge
Social spaces
Games room
Free gym
Study rooms
Laundry facilities

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I choose a certain room?

Absolutely! You can choose the floor, flat and room numbers should you wish to.

Can we book as a group?

Of course. For locations with cluster flats, booking with your friends can easily be arranged. You just need to let us know who you want to live with and we can make sure you live together.

How do I find out who I am living with?

When booking your room you can see your flatmates’ gender, what year they’re in and where they’re studying. They don’t give out names for data protection, but you can always get in touch with the Residence Team to find out where you can join the resident’s chat to give you a chance to meet people virtually before you move in.

When can I move in?

Around four weeks before the big day, you will be invited to book a move-in slot. You can choose the time that works best for you. If you have specific needs around accessibility or travel arrangements, please let them know at this stage.

What deposit do I need?

Unlike other providers, They do not ask for a deposit to secure your booking. They do, however, require a £99 advance rent payment which will be deducted from your first rent instalment (think of it like a present to yourself when September rolls around!).

What do I do if I am not totally satisfied?

They want you to love your time living with them, but they understand they might not always get it right. They take all complaints seriously and will try their best to fix any issues as soon as they are made aware of them.

Can I have pets?

No pets are allowed – sorry!

Can I order bedding and kitchen packs?

Yes. Anything you order will be delivered straight to your accommodation.

Do I need a TV Licence?

Yes, if you want to watch TV (including online) in your room you’ll need to have a valid TV Licence – unless they tell you they’re covering it.

What is the policy on guests staying in my room?

You can, but please don’t invite someone to stay for more than 3 consecutive nights.

Will my student flat be cleaned?

Your student room and any shared areas within your apartment will be spotlessly clean when you arrive, after that point it’s over to you!

How do I log repairs?

Log an issue in person, with an email or call to their Residence Teams – they will ensure their dedicated on-site team will resolve it as soon as possible. Take a look at the Student Handbook on your chosen location page for our managing repairs policy.

Can I smoke?

All their student accommodation is smoke-free, and this includes all types of E-cigarettes. You can find designated smoking areas outside the buildings or in the courtyards.

How do I connect to the internet?

All of their sites have a wireless network covering the whole building. On arrival, simply connect your devices to the wireless network. They also offer the option to connect using an Ethernet Cable, which you just plug into the network wall socket in your room.

Are my possessions insured?

Yes. They include free Cover4Insurance content insurance with every room. Individual locations explain how you can view the Contents Insurance cover certificate online. To upgrade your insurance, you can also contact Cover4Insurance directly.

Are any items banned on site?

For health and safety reasons, They don’t allow the following items: candles, incense burners, deep fat fryers and any electrical appliances that don’t comply with British standards and statutory regulations. Please do not bring any of these on site; you will be asked to remove them.

Will anyone else access my room?

They carry out room inspections 3 times a year and occasionally health and safety checks. When they do, they’ll need access to your room. But they’ll always give you at least 24 hours notice and they’ll knock and announce themselves before entering your personal space.

How big is the fridge in the studio? And is there any freezer space?

All studios come with a small fridge with a freezer compartment.

Can I bring my rice cooker/electric pressure cooker?

Please avoid bringing either of these items (or items of similar voltage).Their high voltage is dangerous and can cause electric shocks.

Do you do airport pick up services?

They don’t. However, all of their locations have excellent transport links. Depending on where you’re staying there will be buses, trains and taxi services available to you.

Will my room be inspected?

There will be a maintenance check at least three times during your tenancy. They’ll log and resolve any maintenance and address any damage or missing items. After each visit they will let you know if we found any issues and can advise if any charges will need to be made to put something right.

Do I need to move out over Christmas and Easter holidays?

No, your room is yours for the whole of your tenancy. You only need to move out at the end of the agreement.

Can I stay in my room over the summer?

Yes, you can either book your room for a whole year (51 weeks) or, where available, on a shorter tenancy and then extend for the summer period.

What size is a small double bed?

Also known as a 3/4 size bed, small doubles measure approx. 120cm wide x 190cm long.

How do I collect my post?

Depending on your location, post may be delivered directly through your door by Royal Mail or collected from on-site post boxes. They accept larger parcel deliveries at reception, but they accept no liability for loss or damage.

Is visitor parking available?

Most of their buildings do not have allocated visitor parking, but in all cases there is a nearby location for you to park.

Is there laundry on-site?

Yes, there are on-site laundries with washers and dryers at all of their student accommodation locations. Simply pay for the use of the laundry machine each time you use it.

What happens if my student loan is late?

If it’s late, please contact the accommodation's Residence Team at your location as they will be able to advise you.

How can I pay for my rent?

You can pay by logging in to the Fresh Student Portal using your reference number and password. From the left-hand menu select Financials and then Payment Online. Payments can be made via debit or credit card using the online secure payment system, RBS Worldpay.

How can I pay if I’m an overseas student?

As an international student you can pay via bank transfer or on credit card.

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About Cardiff

Cardiff, the vibrant capital of Wales, boasts a rich tapestry of history and culture, making it an intriguing destination for students worldwide. Known for its striking architecture that spans from historic castles to modern developments, Cardiff encapsulates an ever-evolving urban landscape. The city prides itself as a hub for commerce, media, and education, flourishing with opportunities and experiences for its diverse population. As a critical centre for research and learning, Cardiff accommodates a thriving student community, drawn to its esteemed educational institutions and lively social scene. The heart of Cardiff's educational excellence is Cardiff University, a prestigious member of the Russell Group renowned for its impactful research and high academic standards. Cardiff student accommodation options are plentiful, catering to lifestyles and budgets of all kinds. From contemporary apartments to traditional halls, students can find a home that compleases their preferences. Each locality within Cardiff has its intrinsic charm, with students often gravitating towards accommodations in Cardiff that offer convenience, culture, and a sense of community. Amber is the go-to platform that simplifies the search for student housing in Cardiff and ensures that every student finds their perfect match in this dynamic city.

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Finding the perfect off-campus student accommodation is crucial for those relocating to Cardiff—a thriving, bustling city that not only hosts a diverse student population but also ambitious young professionals. The move towards off-campus Cardiff student housing offers students the advantage of independence, often proving more affordable while immersing them in a broader sense of community outside university walls. For those studying in Cardiff, proximity to institutions such as Cardiff University, Welsh School of Architecture, and University of South Wales is a coveted convenience. Varied Cardiff student accommodation options range from shared ensuite rooms to private studio apartments, ensuring each individual's needs are met with an ideal living situation. Private student accommodations in Cardiff offer modern amenities, connectivity, and the perfect environment for both study and socialising, propelling them to the top of the list among Cardiff's diverse student populace. Below are some of the top-notch Cardiff accommodation options that have become a favoured choice for students:

1. Howard Gardens
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3. Collegiate Eclipse
4. Bridge Street Exchange
5. Vita Student Park Place
6. Collegiate Crown Place
7. Collegiate The Neighbourhood
8. The West Wing
9. The Bakery
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Cost of Living in Cardiff

Cardiff provides students with affordable living costs while maintaining the excitement of city life. Students can manage their budgets while enjoying the diverse culinary scene, cultural attractions, and an active student community with reasonable expenses for essentials like food and transportation. Discover a balanced lifestyle in Cardiff, where affordability meets a dynamic atmosphere. £1038-£1293/monthly is the average cost of living in Cardiff as a student. You can also avail of several offers and discounts while booking your student houses in Cardiff with amber helping you save even more! Cardiff is the perfect destination for students seeking an enriching, budget-friendly experience.

1. Food: £30 - £40 / week
2. Gas and Electricity: £15 - £25 / week
3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £15 - £20 / week
4. Dinner at a Restaurant: £10 - £15 / week
5. Laundry: £5 - £10 / week
6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £15 / week
7. Clothing: £50 - £60 / month
8. Travel (buses, trams, trains): £40-£60 / month

Student Travel Cardiff

For students residing in or around Cardiff student accommodation, efficient and cost-effective travel options are paramount to ensure seamless connectivity to various educational institutes and local amenities. Cardiff, the bustling capital city of Wales, is equipped with a diverse range of public transport services catered to the needs of students for both daily commutes and occasional exploration across the city. Whether it's reaching Cardiff University or exploring the landmarks of Cardiff, students benefit from the comprehensive transport network. The following outlines the transportation options available:

1. Buses: Cardiff boasts an extensive bus network, with frequent services running across the city and beyond. The city has made it easy for students to navigate with the Cardiff Bus app, offering real-time updates, and the option for cashless travel with a Cardiff Bus card. Single fares begin at around £2, but a 'Day to Go' ticket can be purchased for approximately £4, offering unlimited travel. Moreover, the 'IFF card', a rechargeable smart card, provides reduced fares for students.

2. Cycling: For those who prefer a more sustainable and active way of travelling, Cardiff offers Nextbike, a bike-sharing service, with rental stations across the city. A great choice for short trips, students can benefit from their 24-hour rate at just £5, with the first 30 minutes of each ride being free.

3. Trains: For longer distances or trips outside the city, students have easy access to Cardiff's rail services. Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street stations are the main hubs, with regular services to major cities and towns. The Student Railcard is a savvy investment for frequent travellers, offering up to a 1/3 off rail fares. Prices vary depending on the destination but look out for off-peak discounts for cheaper travel options.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Cardiff

Cardiff is recognised for its thriving student nightlife. With over 31,000 students enrolled at Cardiff University, the city comes to life after hours. There is a spot to suit every taste and mood, including bustling clubs, cosy pubs, and hip bars. Join your fellow students for spectacular beer crawls and live music performances. Dance the night away in Cardiff at the popular student hangouts listed below. The students should also explore various tourist attractions in the city, including Castell Coch, National Museum Cardiff, etc. Full of character and history, one can also take a stroll through Cardiff Bay. The Live Lounge is one of the most popular hangouts in town and a staple of Cardiff student life. They feature some of the best live music acts, DJs who play until 4 a.m., and a lively atmosphere. What's not to love about this? Enjoy the restaurant and extensive bar, which includes inexpensive drinks. Cardiff University nightlife would be incomplete without a massive party, and Tiger Tiger's seven-party spaces will keep you thoroughly entertained. There's an Ibiza-inspired dance area, a graffitied room from the 1990s, an urban Blanca Bar, and much more. Everyone should go to this wonderland at least once. Clwb Ifor Bach, also known as the Welsh Club, features the best in local music and entertainment. It's a rock club with live, 10-minute acts and dance music only a 10-minute walk from Cardiff University.

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3. Principality Stadium

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Cardiff is ranked in the top 50 universities in the world for architecture, communication, psychology, the environment, and media studies, with a few top universities including the following:

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  5. Welsh School of Architecture
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