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Collegiate Upper Quay House, Gloucester
Single Ensuite Room - Bedroom
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Collegiate Upper Quay House, Gloucester

Quay St, Gloucester, GL1 2JD, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Collegiate Upper Quay House Gloucester (GL1 2JD) offers an array of ensuite room types to suit every student's preference. This student accommodation in Gloucester is conveniently close to the University of the West of England and Trinity College Bristol Campus, it ensures easy access to academic pursuits. The property boasts modern amenities, including a gym, cinema room, and communal study spaces, fostering a conducive environment for both study and leisure. With its prime location, students can immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere of Gloucester while enjoying the tranquility of their own space. Experience comfort, convenience, and community at Collegiate Upper Quay House Gloucester - your ideal student accommodation choice.

In the bustling city of Gloucester lies a gem eagerly waiting to embrace its residents - Collegiate Upper Quay House. Imagine a place where the rhythm of city life harmonizes with the tranquility of home; that's Collegiate Upper Quay House Gloucester for you. Situated in the heart of this historic city, it's not just accommodation; it's a lifestyle curated for students seeking a blend of comfort and convenience. Step outside, and you're greeted by a plethora of attractions within arm's reach. Explore the scenic Gloucester Docks, where the echoes of maritime history still reverberate. Feel the pulse of the city at Gloucester Quays, a vibrant hub offering shopping, dining, and entertainment galore. Need a break from the urban buzz? Immerse yourself in nature at the nearby Robinswood Hill Country Park, a verdant oasis offering sweeping views of the city.

Collegiate Upper Quay House is not just about the stylish, modern apartments or the state-of-the-art amenities; it's the attention to detail that makes it a cut above the rest. From the meticulously designed living spaces to the dedicated on-site team ensuring every need is met, Collegiate Upper Quay House redefines student living. It's not just accommodation; it's a sanctuary where students can thrive academically and socially, making every moment in Gloucester truly unforgettable.


Within the inviting confines of Collegiate Upper Quay House Gloucester, reside in comfort and privacy. Each resident is granted their sanctuary, boasting a spacious private room and ensuite bathroom for unrivaled personal space. A modern shared kitchen facilitates culinary endeavors and fosters a sense of community among occupants. With bedrooms designed for restful nights and bathrooms ensuring convenience, every aspect is meticulously crafted for your satisfaction. Stay connected effortlessly with high-speed broadband and WiFi while the unwavering commitment to safety guarantees peace of mind. Additionally, sanitizing facilities are readily available, prioritizing your well-being. At Upper Quay House, experience a harmonious blend of comfort, convenience, and security, setting the stage for a truly fulfilling living experience.

Location and What's Hot?

Just steps away from the vibrant life at Collegiate Upper Quay House Gloucester lies a world of academic excellence. The University of the West of England stands as a beacon of learning, practically a stone's throw from your doorstep. Meanwhile, Trinity College Bristol Campus sits nearby, its scholarly atmosphere echoing through the streets. Imagine the ease of strolling to your lectures, no need for lengthy commutes or hurried rushes. Your accommodation becomes not just a place to rest but a hub of convenience where every educational pursuit feels effortlessly within reach. Stay close, stay connected, and let learning become a seamless part of your lifestyle.

At Collegiate Upper Quay House Gloucester, life buzzes with the harmony of convenience and culture. Imagine waking up to the scent of freshly brewed coffee from the nearby Café Corretto, just a stone's throw away. As the morning unfolds, residents can wander through the quaint streets flanked by historic architecture and modern boutiques alike. A trip to Tesco Express, conveniently situated nearby, ensures that pantry shelves are always stocked with essentials for culinary experiments or impromptu gatherings with friends.

For those craving a dose of history and art, Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery beckons with its fascinating exhibits, offering a glimpse into the city's rich heritage. And when hunger strikes, a plethora of dining options awaits, from the aromatic spices of Za Za Bazaar to the comforting ambiance of The Grill Shed. Evenings can be spent strolling along the picturesque Gloucester Docks, where the lights dance on the water's surface, casting a spell of tranquility. But the social scene doesn't end there. This Gloucester student accommodation itself fosters a sense of community with its inviting common areas and engaging events designed to connect residents. Whether it's a movie night in the cozy lounge or a friendly game of billiards in the recreation room, there's always an opportunity to unwind and forge friendships.


Within Gloucester, travel accessibility is seamless, ensuring effortless exploration. Collegiate Upper Quay House Gloucester is strategically positioned for convenient transit. With bus stops like Lower Quay Street, St Nicholas' Church, and Blackfriars Priory nearby, navigating the city's gems becomes a breeze. For those arriving from afar, Gloucestershire Airport stands ready to welcome travelers, while a Helipad- Gloucester Royal Hospital offers swift access for those opting for air travel. This prime location not only offers proximity to key transportation hubs but also ensures that residents can easily connect with the pulse of the city. Whether strolling along historic streets or jetting off to distant destinations, Collegiate Upper Quay House presents itself as an ideal starting point, harmonizing modern comfort with effortless mobility.


Distance to-

The University of Gloucestershire 30 minute walk 

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Council Tax

Common Amenities

High speed broadband and Wifi
Laundry room
Close by King’s Walk shopping centre

Cancellation Policies (2)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • 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, 3, 4 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's included in the 'inclusive rate'?

All utilities  electric, gas and water are included in the rent on a fair usage allowance with hot water available 24-hours per day.Heaters are controlled individually by the tenants in their rooms.High-speed internet and Wi-Fi throughout the building, including bedrooms and ethernet cable connection in bedroomsCouncil Tax  students are exempt from paying council tax, however some councils may charge tenants out of term time, therefore the tenant is liable for any council tax charges that may be incurred.Contents insurance is provided through Endsleigh insurance to cover your belongings for up to 10,000.

Is there a TV?

A flat-screen TV with 40 channels is provided in most of their apartments and studios. Please check with the management team at your accommodation what is provided. If you've brought your own TV, you'll be pleased to hear that there's a TV aerial point in your bedroom, but please note, you are responsible for providing your own TV licence

Do I have to pay for a TV licence?

You will be responsible for providing a TV licence should you use a TV in your room/apartment.

Will I have internet in my room?

Broadband and Wi-Fi is available throughout the building, 24-hours a day.

How do I access the internet?

Wi-Fi is available throughout the accommodation. Wired connections are available via an Ethernet cable, and connected to the wall socket in your room simply open your web browser and follow the instructions. Upgrade options are also available. Internet is provided by third party companies and they have a 24-hour support line should you need it; details will be given out with the welcome pack.

Are kitchen essentials, bedding and towels included in my room?

You will need to provide your own bedding, kitchen equipment, towels etc. But, they know that being a student means there's a lot going on and a lot to organise. This is doubly true if you're coming from overseas. So you can buy these items from them to make settling into your home a little easier. You can choose one of their collections that cater for your exact requirement, from The Kitchen Collection which contains all the kitchen essentials through to The Luxury Collection which was curated for the ultimate in superior living. You don't even have to worry about unpacking it all. They will have it all made up and ready for your arrival so you can enjoy the way of living from the moment you walk through your door.

Will my room be cleaned?

Room cleaning is not included in your rent, so will be responsible for cleaning your room. If you're not a fan of doing the cleaning yourself, they offer a range of room cleaning services. You can choose from weekly, monthly, ad hoc and end-of-tenancy cleans.

Are the fitness suites and other social spaces free to use?

Many of their student accommodation properties have their own on-site fitness suites, as well as a whole host of additional social spaces. Access to these areas is free for residents whenever you like.

What do I have to pay and when?

There are three payment options available at Property. Property offers you to pay your rent in 1, 3 or 4 instalments. To pay rent in 3 or 4 instalments, you will need to provide evidence of a UK based guarantor, such as a family member or friend. If you do not have a UK based guarantor and wish to pay in 3 or 4 instalments, they will also accept Housing Hand as your guarantor. Property offers great flexibility in their 4-instalment plan. This is offered for those students who rely on a student loan and/or grant to pay their rent. they still expect 4 weeks of the rent to be paid 10 days before the start date of the tenancy agreement for your first instalment, and a larger second instalment due at the end of September which is when most student loans/grants have been paid to students in the UK. This will help lots of students to manage their finances at the beginning of term. they will ask you to upload your student loan/grant document to your Property's Portal account prior to your arrival.

I am paying my rent in instalments, when are my payments due?

For those students paying in 1 instalment, the rent payment date is: Single instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date For those students paying in 3 instalments, the rent payment dates are: For those students paying in 4 instalments, the rent payment dates are: This information can also be found on your tenancy agreement. Please note that they don’t accept cash.

  1. 1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date
  2. 2nd instalment – the following January
  3. 3rd instalment – the following May
  4. 1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date
  5. 2nd instalment – end of September
  6. 3rd instalment – the following January
  7. 4th instalment – the following May

I am paying my rent in full, when is my payment due?

If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made in advance, in full, 10 days prior to your tenancy start date.

I don't have a guarantor, can I still live in your accommodation?

Of course! If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made a year in advance, in full,10 days prior to tenancy start dates.

When can I move in?

Your accommodation will have a dedicated Move In weekend which coincides with the start of your tenancy. Details of this will be communicated closer to the time. Don't worry if you are not able to move in on the dedicated Move In weekend, you can still pick up your keys during office hours outside of this. Please just contact the helpful on-site accommodation team to let them know when to expect you and to ensure moving in is a hassle-free experience for you.

What documents do I need to check in?

Please ensure that, before you move in, you have * Paid your deposit * Signed your tenancy agreement * Paid your first rental instalment (or full rent if applicable). Please be aware, no keys will be issues to you if rent has not been paid. * Provided 1x photo ID and 1x proof of address for yourself (and your guarantor if applicable) * Provided 1x proof of Visa if required * Provided 2x passport photos and 1x proof of student status

What do I have to bring?

You will need to provide your own bedding, kitchen equipment, towels etc. If you have specific questions about what to bring, such as sizes for bedding, or whether to bring induction or standard pots and pans, please contact your on-site accommodation team.

Who can be a qualified UK Guarantor?

A resident of the United Kingdom being Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England. A resident needs to be someone who resides within the UK and is recognised as a resident for tax purposes with HMRC. The guarantor must have a fixed address – Proof of address, in the form of a utility bill (less than 3 months old), and photo ID is required. The guarantor must be able to enter their National Insurance number when completing the booking.

What happens if I fall behind on my rent payments?

Your contract with them is legally binding so please make sure you’re clear on its terms and conditions. Here’s an overview of some of the key facts: You are bound to the full contract period – if you leave before the contract ends you will not receive a reduction in rent. You must pay your accommodation fees on the due dates stated on your contract – outstanding debts will eventually be passed on to an external debt collecting agency. Once your debt has been passed on to the agency, you will be liable for all legal charges.

This will be my first time living in this new country and I'm nervous as I don't know anybody?

Communal student living is all part of the university experience. But at Property think they’ve arranged things to ensure that you have a great environment, friendly people and a real sense of community. they want you to enjoy the now and look back with fondness when the time comes to move on. To help make sure you have the best of times, their accommodation team will arrange events throughout the academic year to help you get to know your flatmates while having a good time – and even learning something new and different from your studies. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for your student residence and on-site notice boards for up-coming events.

I would like to be situated close to my friends in the same apartment block - is this possible?

Absolutely! Please let them have details at the time of booking and they will do their best to accommodate friends and students from the same university together.

What kind of students will be living in accommodation?

A wide range of students live in student accommodation, including undergraduates, postgraduate students and international students.

Are there monthly events or activities planned for residents?

To help make sure you have the best of times during your time with Property, their accommodation team will arrange events throughout the academic year. These events are created for their residents to get to know each other and to help bring learning and networking opportunities to you – so you can learn something new and different from your studies. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for your student residence, speak to the on-site accommodation team or check out the on-site notice boards for up-coming events.

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Student Accomodations in Gloucester

Gloucester Student Accommodation

Finding an ideal student accommodation in Gloucester might be challenging for international students, given the abundance of possibilities. Although it can be time-consuming, locating suitable student accommodation in Gloucester is not a daunting task at all. Amber offers plenty of affordable, comfortable, convenient accommodation, all at fair prices. Numerous prestigious universities, including The University of West England, University of Bristol, and the City of Bristol College, can be found close to student accommodation in Gloucester.

Gloucester is well known for its educational universities as well as its extensive collection of artefacts and architecture. The city of Gloucester offers a variety of student accommodation options, from studios to ensuites to shared apartments. Moreover, the accommodations listed on Amber are often conveniently located within easy reach of city hotspots, academic institutions, and transport links, making daily commutes hassle-free. All of Gloucester's accommodations are designed for the students' maximum comfort. Some of the off-campus student apartments in Gloucester include Collegiate Upper Quay House and Collegiate Shaftesbury Hall. Students in Gloucester looking for short-term tenancies also have accommodation options. Gloucester makes it much simpler to reserve short-term accommodation than other cities in the United Kingdom.

About Gloucester

In the west of England, close to the Cotswolds countryside, sits the city of Gloucester. It is well-known for the tomb of King Edward II and the Romanesque and Gothic Gloucester Cathedral from the eleventh-century sequences from the Harry Potter movies. The Gloucester Docks, with its dry dock, restored Victorian warehouses, and Mariners Chapel, are nearby. The National Waterways Museum honours the city's industrial background with canal boats and interactive exhibits.

Gloucester is a historic and administrative county in the English province of Gloucestershire. It is situated on the River Severn between the Cotswolds and the northern section of the Forest of Dean. A ship canal connects Gloucester and Sharpness ports in the Severn estuary of the Bristol Channel. One of the University of Gloucestershire's three campuses is located in the city at Oxstalls, a short distance from the downtown area. The university manages the city's student accommodation and residence halls with the other campuses located in Cheltenham. Many well-known companies, including Fortis and BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, have locations in Gloucester Business Park, a business park on the city's outskirts. Most importantly, if you are someone who loves to travel, then don't forget to go on some best road trips in the UK. Overall, Gloucester is a popular destination for tourists, offering a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. With its combination of history, culture, and commerce, Gloucester truly has something for everyone.

Best Student Accommodation in Gloucester

Any student would struggle with life's necessities. On the other hand, student accommodation is an essential factor for students. Gloucestershire is routinely ranked as one of the most significant areas to live in the UK, proving that there is life outside of London. Gloucester offers period homes and is close to the M5 freeway, making it accessible to the Midlands, the Southwest, and London. Below are some of the student accommodation in Gloucester:

1. Collegiate Upper Quay House, Gloucester

Located on Quay St, Gloucester, GL1 2JD, United Kingdom, this Collegiate Upper Quay House, Gloucester student accommodation offers a range of non-ensuite, such as single ensuite rooms and silver ensuite rooms with amenities like single bed, study desk and chair, wardrobe and many more.

2. Collegiate Shaftesbury Hall, Cheltenham

Situated at St Paul's Rd, Cheltenham, GL50 4ES, United Kingdom, this Collegiate Shaftesbury Hall, Cheltenham accommodation is a complete bliss. Offering room options like bedroom apartments and ensuites, students can have the life of their time.

Cost of Living in Gloucester

The average monthly cost of living for students here falls around £800-£1200, depending on personal habits and accommodation choices. From Gloucester student accommodation and transportation to food and entertainment, gaining insights into the cost of living can help students effectively budget and make informed decisions during their academic journey. Here is a rough estimate of the cost of living in Gloucester:

1. Food - £20 - £60/week

2. Gas and Electricity - £200 - £230/month

3. Internet and Mobile Phone - £25 - £40/month

4. Dinner at a Restaurant - £60-100 one time

5. Laundry - £10 - £30/month

6. Stationery and Textbooks - £20 - £40/month

7. Clothing - £30 - £70/month

8. Travel (Buses,Trams & Trains) - £20 - £70/month

Student Travel Gloucester

Despite being a cathedral city, Gloucester is a small, hospitable city that is relatively easy to explore on foot or by bicycle. You can get into, around, and out of the city using a car, bus, coach, or rail, among other modes of transportation. A short journey to the west of the M5 will get you to Gloucester. National Express Coaches and National Rail provide regular service to and from the city to London, Birmingham, and Bristol. Below are some modes of student travel from Gloucester student accommodation:

1. Bus

Excellent local bus connections make it simple to get around Gloucester and its surroundings. Various timetables are available at the Gloucester Tourist Information Centre, and the workers would be pleased to assist you in organising your local bus adventures.

2. Trains

The distance between Gloucester Train Station and is within walking distance of the city centre. Several important lines, including Cardiff Central, Birmingham New Street, and London Paddington, stop at the station. All day long, regular services are offered to and from Gloucester.

3. Electric Scooters

Zwings scooters are a great option if you are carbon-conscious. These scooters get you around the city quickly. The scooters are brilliant for getting from A to B whilst being a carbon-neutral mode of transport.

4. Car

Leave the M5 at Junction 11 from the north or Junction 12 from the south if you're driving. There is ample parking in the city once you arrive, and signs will direct you to Gloucester's old Victorian Docks, Cathedral, and city centre.

5. Cycling

Cycling is a popular option for students who live close to campus or who want to save money on transportation. There are cycling tracks easily accessible in Gloucester for students who want to have a solo ride to their respective universities.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Gloucester

There is a lot to do and learn as you begin your new and exciting student life in Gloucester, whether you are living in halls or student accommodation. If you have time before a full day of lectures, stop by Farmhouse Deli for a breakfast sandwich or visit Guru Coffee House if you have more time to refuel. There are many stores, bars, and restaurants in Gloucester City, including three major shopping complexes: Kings Walk, Eastgate, and Gloucester Quays, for up to 70% off on popular brands like Nike, Adidas, Jack Wills, and Calvin Klein, to mention a few, head to the Quays for designer labels. There is music to suit every taste on Eastgate Street, which is the centre of Gloucester's nightlife. Dance music is found in Jax, which is nearby and on Brunswick Street. As a freshly enrolled student, you can purchase all of your necessities in the city centre's numerous discount and grocery stores. When it comes to staying active in Gloucester, there are several options. Become a member of The Gym at Gloucester Quays for various classes and contract-free, 24-hour access. Climb the walls at Gloucester Warehouse Climbing Centre or hit the slopes at Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre for a good workout. Affordable costs of living, emerging job markets in industries and a flourishing creative scene paint a promising future for students residing in Gloucester. The city nurtures success through its welcoming spirit, where histories blend seamlessly with opportunities.

Gloucester Tourist Attractions

The historic docks and imposing cathedral in Gloucester are undoubtedly its most well-known attractions that cater to a variety of student's interests. Gloucester is also close to the Cotswolds, a short distance from Bourton-on-the-Water and Castle Combe, two typical English villages. Here are some of the most famous tourist attractions in Gloucester:

1. Gloucester Docks

2. Gloucester Quays

3. Gloucester Cathedral

4. House of Tailor

5. Bourton-on-the-Water

6. Robinswood Hill Country

Universities in Gloucester

Many top universities in Gloucester, England, offer students top-tier education with an excellent educational environment for higher studies. With the help of amber, you can also find student accommodation in Gloucester across many of these universities. Some of the most famous universities in Gloucester include:

1. University of Gloucestershire

2. Royal Agricultural University

3. Gloucestershire College

4. University of the West of England

5. Trinity College Bristol Campus

6. Bath Spa University (BIMM)

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