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Upperton Road, Leicester

Upperton Rd, Leicester, LE3 0GF, United Kingdom
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1.0 mi from City Center
1.0 mi from City Center( 23m. 18m. 8m)
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city center | 0.8 mi
De Montfort University | 0.4 mi
University of Leicester | 0.9 mi
Echo Factory University | 1.1 mi
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About the Property

Upperton Road Leicester is located at Upperton Rd, Leicester, LE3 0GF, United Kingdom, and offers an ideal choice of studio rooms for students. This Leicester student accommodation offers high-quality and comfortable housing. Upperton Road student accommodation is close to prominent educational institutions such as the University of Leicester, De Montfort University, Loughborough University, etc., ensuring a short journey to lectures and campus events.

Leicester, a vibrant and diverse city located in the East Midlands region of England set, is passionately steeped in history and culture, making Upperton Road Leicester student accommodation a prime choice for students. With a population of over 350,000, it is one of the largest cities in the United Kingdom outside of London. Leicester has a rich history, having been founded by the Romans over 2,000 years ago, and it is home to a wide range of cultural attractions, including museums, art galleries, and historic landmarks. For students, Leicester is a great place to live and study. The city is home to two major universities: the University of Leicester and De Montfort University. In addition to academic opportunities, Leicester also offers a vibrant student life with a range of social, cultural, and sporting activities. Home to one of the most diverse student populations in the UK, the city is known for its reputable universities and dynamic student life. The property is surrounded by historical landmarks, trendy cafes, and lush parks, providing an enriching environment for study and recreation. With Upperton Road student accommodation provided by Student Roost, students can enjoy a full suite of amenities while soaking in the city's rich heritage and contemporary charm.

Features

Upperton Road Leicester offers bespoke student accommodation that promises comfort and convenience. With various studio room types, including bronze, silver, gold, platinum, platinum plus, gold plus, silver plus, and more, residents are guaranteed a luxurious and comfortable living environment. Every room has a comfy bed, desk & chair for organised study, a wardrobe to accommodate clothing, a television for leisure time and a robust Wi-Fi connection that ensures students stay connected to their academic and social circles at all times. Cooking is a breeze, with a kitchen equipped with appliances, including a microwave and fridge, enabling students to whip up home-cooked meals.

Upperton Road student accommodation offers a range of convenient amenities to enhance your university experience. Stay fit at the gym, complete with air conditioning for comfortable workouts. Managing laundry is a breeze with the circuit app-enabled laundry facilities. Cyclists can securely store their bikes in the dedicated bike storage area. Upperton Road Leicester features a cafeteria-style kitchen and dining area, perfect for preparing and enjoying meals. Relax and socialise in the entertainment area, which includes a cinema room for movie nights. Upperton Road hosts communal events to help you connect with fellow students. Importantly, the accommodation ensures wheelchair access, making it inclusive for all residents.

Location and What's Hot?

For students seeking the perfect blend of comfort and convenience, Upperton Road Leicester sits at the epicentre of a bustling student hub. When the books beckon, universities such as the University of Leicester, De Montfort University, and Loughborough University are within the vicinity, making it a convenient locale for academic pursuits. There are several shops, restaurants, and local public spots around student accommodation in Upperton Road.

Just outside your door, indulge in an array of culinary delights, from The Cake and Spoon Ltd to the exotic spices of Supreme Fish Bar that tease your palate. Those with a penchant for vibrant flavours will find solace in Queens Chicken and Pizza, while caffeine aficionados can kick start their day with a brew at Starbucks. Social scenes thrive with trendy bars like The Font and Manhattan34, where students can unwind after a long day of studies. Need essentials? Lidl and Tesco Express are within easy reach for all your grocery needs. For health concerns, the Leicester Royal Infirmary stands ready to care. For a touch of greenery and tranquillity, escapes like Victoria Park and Castle Gardens serve as serene breaks from urban life. When the mind craves historical enlightenment, the iconic Leicester Cathedral and the storied King Richard III Visitor Centre call for a visit. For students at the Upperton Road Leicester, the rich tapestry of the city's cultural and historical offerings, like the New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, are just a piece of the kaleidoscope of experiences waiting to be explored. Ensuring residents' every need is met, the Upperton Road Leicester is managed by Student Roost, known for their keen attention to detail and exceptional support for Leicester student apartments.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What room types do you have?

Whether you want to share with friends, or have your own private Studio, our Property offer a great selection of room types for everyone. Our rooms range depending on where you decide to book and you can view these through our individual property pages. For more information, please visit our About Property page.

What communal spaces do you have?

They know making new friends is a must! That’s why they offer great communal spaces where you and your neighbours can get to know each other. Facilities are site specific however each property guarantees a fun-packed and fully inclusive social calendar for all our students to enjoy, all year round… free of charge! Visit our individual property pages to find out what each Property has to offer.

What if I have a disability or special requirements?

Property’s top priority is making sure you have a comfortable and safe stay, so please declare any medical information or disabilities on your application. All properties offer rooms types with additional and accessible facilities. When creating your application, please make sure you tick the ‘DDA’ box and enter in as much detail as possible so our teams can ensure you reserve the most suitable Property for your requirements.

Some studio rooms offer dual occupancy - can my friend come to live with me?

Yes! Check with the property whether your studio room is eligible for dual occupancy. Please note that dual occupancy is subject to a rental increase of £25 per week and both individuals who occupy the room must be students.

What is the difference between bronze, silver, gold and platinum rooms?

How big it is. Specifically the floor space. Each room has the same furniture, features, and decor, but it will differ in size. There are some exceptions; at John Bell House for example, the rooms are categorised using a mix of reasons such as location and layout as well as size. Some rooms look and feel bigger/smaller because of their shape so they’ve taken this into consideration when categorising them.

Can I change rooms if I don’t like mine?

It would be possible if someone drops out or someone else wants to swap with you. Please contact your property team and they will do their best to accommodate your needs. Remember that all rooms are effectively the same apart from the floor space.

Do they provide the TV license in the shared flat kitchen?

Property do not provide any TV Licenses for the studios or shared flats so you’ll need to register for your own TV licence.

How close is my accommodation to the university?

All of the properties are in convenient, central, locations. Whether it’s close to your campus depends on where you’re studying! Check out the relevant property page on this website or get in touch with the on-site property team for details. All of our cities have excellent transport links and secure bike storage if you don’t fancy walking.

What should I bring with me to live at a property?

Bedding is not provided unless included in an offer (check with the relevant property team or Ts & Cs), so bring a sheet to cover the mattress, a duvet and pillows. Information about bed sizes can be found on the room pages. You can get a bedding pack, kitchenware or bathroom accessories before your arrival from UniKitOut, a UK based company that will deliver your items before your check-in date. This will be delivered to your room or the property reception desk ready to use from day one of your arrival (if items are ordered before the deadline).

What is covered by my insurance policy?

They understand students have a limited budget so Endsleigh have launched brand new, unique student insurance options. They have been designed to cover the risks that you may encounter whilst living in student accommodation and away from home. Your contents. Covered. By partnering with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider, they’ve arranged contents insurance for all our students staying with us in our residence at no cost to you. It is important all students confirm their cover to ensure you understand what is and isn’t covered. Plus you’ll also be entered into a prize draw specifically for residents, courtesy of Endsleigh! Visit confirm your cover to see: What is and what isn’t covered Key exclusions - where cover isn’t provided Policy excess – the amount you pay when you make a claim How to make claim Personalise cover.

What counts as an act of anti-social behaviour?

Anti-social behaviour can be any behaviour that causes, or may cause, distress, nuisance, annoyance, alarm or harassment to other residents, Property team members, contractors, visitors to the property or the wider community. For example, playing loud music late at night, using illegal drugs, smoking in your flat or using threatening or abusive language towards other residents or Property team members. There are specific obligations in your tenancy agreement addressing anti-social behaviour that you must comply with. Failure to do so is a breach of your tenancy. They are: Not to cause, or allow visitors to engage in, anti-social behaviour, which means any conduct causing or capable of causing a nuisance or annoyance to the Landlord, other occupiers, neighbours or people engaging in lawful activity within the locality. Examples of anti-social behaviour include (but are not limited to) not properly disposing of rubbish and inconsiderate use of the property, as well as more serious problems such as noise, violent and criminal behaviour, the supply and use of controlled drugs and intimidation, harassment or victimisation on the grounds of a persons’ race, sex (gender), sexual orientation, disability, age, religion or belief, pregnancy or maternity status, or socio-economic status. And Not to cause any nuisance, offence, disruption, harassment, annoyance or persistent disturbance to others.

How do I report an act of anti-social behaviour?

Property teams are available 24/7 to support you with any concerns around anti-social behaviour in your property. You can contact us via our property telephone, live chat or email or speak to one of the team in reception. They can then take appropriate action. This might include speaking to the resident(s) in question about the obligations in their tenancy agreement and the effect of their behaviour on others, or informing their guarantor, university or other authorities. If you witness an incident where there is immediate risk to others, you should alert emergency services by ringing 999 immediately.

Where do I access relevant support if I have been affected by an act of anti-social behaviour?

Property teams will be able to guide you to the support available within your area. They have great links with student services at the university and the local police. They would also encourage you to contact a family member or friend for additional support. (Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity. Their website is a great source of information and advice. Your property team, and student services will also have further signposting guidance that can support you during your time at university.)

How do I book with my friends?

Property welcomes group bookings of any size! When using the Book Now option, please make sure you tick you are part of a group. If you are the first, they’ll ask you for the names and email addresses for everyone in your group (so come prepared!). Your friends will then be invited to register with our website too! When all applications are received, our Property Teams will ensure you are offered the perfect Property for you to rule! Just to note when it comes to dual occupancy in studio rooms, both individuals who occupy the room must be students.

Can I arrive earlier than my tenancy start date?

Early arrivals are possible depending on the availability of the room you have booked. If you wish to arrive earlier than your tenancy start date, please contact the property team. They will do their best to accommodate your needs.

When do we have to pay deposit?

When you accept your booking you’ll need to pay your deposit.

Do you do flexible tenancies/semester lets?

Many of our properties offer flexible tenancies. Visit the relevant property page on this website or get in touch with the property team for details.

When rent is due, does it come out as a direct debit?

Rent does not come out of your bank automatically. You have to log on to your Property portal to set up your payment, or you can pay by card at reception. They do allow bank transfer but this is usually only in special cases, they prefer the first two options. You will choose your payment plan when booking.

Can I sublet (tenancy takeover) to/ from my friend?

No, you are not permitted to sublet any part of your accommodation, as per your accepted tenancy agreement. If you need to move out early, you should contact the reception team to discuss the option of a tenancy takeover.

When will I get my deposit back?

Your deposit payment is uploaded into a deposit protection scheme until you check out. This will be returned to you after your tenancy end date based on a successful check-out inspection (i.e. no damage or cleanliness related issues).

What is a guarantor and why do I need to provide one?

Your guarantor is a person who agrees to pay your rent or make other payments due under your tenancy agreement if you are unable to. They’re standard practice for rental accommodation, particularly for students. they will only contact your guarantor if there is a delay in payment or they are concerned that the terms of your tenancy are not being complied with. Your guarantor should be over 18 years of age. They should be in full time employment and a homeowner and/or renting accommodation. Property welcomes international guarantors.

What does my guarantor need to do when I book?

They’ll send your guarantor a separate form to fill in once you’ve made your booking and provided their details. They’ll need to complete this form to prove they are eligible. If your guarantor needs to see a copy of this form before you book, then they can ask a team member in your property, who’ll be happy to provide a copy to read in advance. They’ll also be able to answer any questions that you or they have about this document.

What happens if they don’t or can’t sign the form?

If the person a resident names as a guarantor would prefer not to sign the agreement or isn’t eligible to act as a guarantor, they ask them to nominate someone else. If they’re not able to find a guarantor, they’ll then discuss this with the resident, they may need to cancel the booking, or they may be able to agree with the resident that because of their individual circumstances the tenancy agreement can proceed without a guarantor.

When might you contact my guarantor?

Unless you’ve asked us to notify them of other issues, they’ll only contact your guarantor if there’s a delay in payment or they are concerned that the terms of your tenancy are not being complied with. Typically delays in payment will relate to rent, but it would also cover issues like any damages to your room that haven’t been paid for. More information is explained in the agreement they’ll send to your guarantor.

Can my parent/guarantor ask questions about my tenancy on my behalf?

If you’ve signed a tenancy agreement with us, they will communicate with you directly. They’ll only contact your guarantor if there’s a delay in payment, if they’re concerned that the terms of your tenancy are not being complied with, or if you’ve specifically given your consent for us to discuss your tenancy with a named third party. However, they can provide general information about our tenancies and processes.

How to pay?

Here at Property, they believe in being flexible. That means you get the choice on how you pay your rent. You can choose from annual, termly and monthly payment plans across the year. And don’t worry, they’re different! Your instalment dates will never fall before your student finance and there’s no small fee when checking in.

Does this property have any certifications or accreditation?

Yes, the property is registered with ANUK and National code. The Accreditation Network UK is a central resource for tenants, landlords and scheme operators interested in accreditation of private rented housing.

How do I report maintenance issues?

Sometimes things fail to work. You might experience an issue with your heating or hot water, or simply just need a light bulb changing. Don’t worry, They are here to help! Each property has its own on-site Maintenance Team who are only too happy to get things fixed as quickly as possible. If you experience a maintenance issue, please see your friendly team at reception and they will take down the relevant details and have the Maintenance Team take a look ASAP! If you experience an issue out of hours, their on-site night owls will be able to assist. While they try to resolve any issue as quickly as possible, they sometimes require the assistance of an external contractor. If that’s the case, they will let you know. All emergency repairs are tended to within 4 hours.

What speed is my broadband and how many devices can I connect?

Bandwidth speeds, together with the number of devices that can be connected, are detailed below. Please note that the bandwidth speed detailed below is “up to” the stated wireless speed. Provider:ASK4Devices:6Bandwidth (Wireless Speed MB): 100Bandwidth (Wired Speed MBps): 200 You may find your broadband speed varies during the time of day, for example during the peak time of 7pm to 11pm or there may be other factors affecting your speed (e.g. uploads running in the background, security features performing scans etc). However, upon check-in you will receive details on how to contact the internet provider directly so that they may be able to troubleshoot any problems. Your personal Wi-Fi connection is available in your flat. If you wish to connect to Wi-Fi in common areas, please contact your reception team who will be able to give you the guest log-in details.
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Student Accomodations in Leicester

Leicester Student Accommodation

For students studying in Leicester, opting for student accommodation Leicester options outside the university campus can offer numerous benefits. Not only does off-campus housing present a more diverse range of living experiences, but it also allows for greater independence and the opportunity to explore the city’s vibrant culture and amenities. Amber simplifies this search by providing students with an easy-to-navigate platform for finding suitable accommodation options.  With amber, finding student accommodation Leicester choices near top educational institutions such as Leicester College, Arden University, and Coventry University, is straightforward.

Amber’s listings showcase a variety of room types and properties strategically located to ensure students' convenience. Whether you opt for a private studio or a shared student apartment in Leicester, comes with amenities designed to support student lifestyle needs, such as Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and common study areas. Some of the top student accommodation Leicester options include Salisbury Road, Tudor Studios, Regent Road, and many more.

About Leicester

Leicester, a city steeped in rich history, stands prominent in the heart of England. Renowned for its grand Leicester Cathedral and the discovery of King Richard III's remains, Leicester is a tapestry of past and progress. With a bustling student population, Leicester is alive with youthful energy, contributing significantly to the local ethos. Leicester's educational landscape is illustrious, with established institutions such as Leicester College and acclaimed universities like Coventry University and The University of Nottingham International College located nearby. This city has become a hub for higher learning, attracting an international student community. As a result, student accommodation Leicester choices have flourished, providing diverse living solutions that cater to varying needs and preferences. From the architectural wonders of the New Walk to the lively streets of the Narborough Road locality, each area presents a unique charm, enhancing the living experience for Leicester's inhabitants. The blend of historic allure and academic excellence makes Leicester an attractive destination for students seeking a vibrant city life alongside a commendable education. Thus, the Leicester student housing options offered through amber are designed to meet the diverse needs of this active learner community, ensuring a comfortable and enriching stay in this illustrious English city.

Best Student Accommodation Leicester

Relocating to Leicester for higher education brings the thrilling opportunity to explore off-campus student accommodation. These living quarters are crucial for those desiring a blend of independence, affordability, and a sense of belonging away from home. Student accommodation Leicester options provide students the freedom to carve their own space, manage their personal and academic lives, and immerse themselves in diverse cultures. Moreover, with options ranging from ensuite rooms in communal student rooms to self-contained studio apartments, every student can find their perfect fit, fostering an environment conducive to both study and social life. Here are some of the top student accommodation Leicester options:

1. Filbert Village, Leicester

2. Collegiate Merlin Heights, Leicester

3. Upperton Road, Leicester

4. The Summit, Leicester

5. The Tannery, Leicester

6. Newarke Point, Leicester

7. Liberty Park, Leicester

8. Ben Russell Court, Leicester

9. iQ Grosvenor House, Leicester

10. Nimi Halls, Leicester

Cost of Living

Understanding the cost of living in Leicester is crucial for students planning their finances while studying away from home. Housing, as a significant part of the expenses, can be managed through options for Leicester student accommodation, but day-to-day costs must also be anticipated. The average cumulative monthly cost of living in Leicester is approximately £850 - £900 per month, affecting students' lifestyle choices and overall experience in this vibrant city. Other expenses include:

1. Food: £140 - £160 / month

2. Gas and Electricity: £10 - £15 / week

3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £20 - £30 / week

4. Dinner At a Restaurant: £10 - £20 / week

5. Laundry: £5 - £10 / week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £15 / week

7. Clothing: £50 - £100 / month

8. Travel (Buses, Trams, Trains): £40 - £60 / month

Student Travel in Leicester

When planning for student accommodation in Leicester, an important factor is the ease of travel to and from your university and around the city. Leicester boasts a well-connected and student-friendly public transport system that makes getting around both simple and affordable. Students residing in the many student accommodation Leicester options can take advantage of various transportation options, including buses, trains, and an extensive network of cycling routes. Let's delve into the specifics of these transportation modes:

1. Buses

Leicester’s bus network provides frequent services to key areas in the city and surrounding regions. Travelling by bus is cost-effective, with fares typically starting from around £1.20. Students can benefit from travel cards such as the 'Flexi Adult Day' or 'Group Day' tickets for unlimited travel, allowing for budget-friendly commutes to universities.

2. Trains

The city is served by Leicester Railway Station, which offers excellent connectivity to various parts of the UK. Students commuting to Coventry University or Nottingham Trent University's Clifton Campus may find trains a convenient option. Costs can be reduced with railcards such as the 16-25 Railcard, which offers up to a third of rail fares.

3. Cycling

With dedicated bike lanes and cycle paths, cycling is a popular and environmentally friendly way to get around Leicester. It allows students to bypass traffic during peak hours and promotes an active lifestyle. Additionally, most student accommodation Leicester options also come with dedicated bike storage spaces for added convenience.

4. Taxis

Leicester City Council issues licences for taxi operators and carries out inspections to ensure that standards are maintained. Taxis must display their licence details, and students usually see these next to the registration plate at the vehicle's rear and inside the car above the front passenger seat.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Leicester

Delving into the student lifestyle and living in Leicester offers a glimpse into a vibrant, multi-cultural city teeming with life and academic vigour. Students can readily find student accommodation Leicester choices that are not only convenient but designed to meet their specific needs, ranging from shared student apartments to private studios. Hangout spots are abundant, with a collection of delightful cafes and eateries such as The Coffee Counter and popular student bars like Soar Point within a comfortable radius. Leicester's famed Victoria Park serves as a green oasis, perfect for a restful afternoon or a break between lectures. Furthermore, the cultural scene booms with energy, offering everything from the annual Leicester Comedy Festival to immersive arts events at the Curve Theatre.

Catering to a cosmopolitan palate, the student accommodation Leicester range offers easy access to the city's diverse restaurants, where students can savour flavours from around the globe. The buzzing arcades and shopping venues ensure retail therapy is always an option. And for music lovers, Leicester doesn't disappoint, with festivals and live gigs adding to the locality's dynamic charm. Whether it's the history woven into the pavements of the Old Town or the modern appeal of the Highcross shopping centre, student life in Leicester is as enriching as it is entertaining. This city, steeped in culture and innovation, makes Leicester student accommodation not just a place to stay but a significant chapter in the storied university experience.

Leicester Tourist Attractions

Leicester is replete with historical treasures and modern attractions. It is the perfect backdrop for those who are looking for student accommodation Leicester options close to educational institutions. Here are some top attractions:

1. Leicester Cathedral

2. National Space Centre

3. King Richard III Visitor Centre

4. Leicester Market

5. New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

6. Jewry Wall Museum

Universities in Leicester

Leicester, renowned for its academic excellence, is home to some of the most prestigious and revered universities. Students from around the globe choose Leicester for its vibrant student life and varied educational opportunities. Here are some of the top universities near Leicester student accommodation options:

1. Leicester College

2. Arden University

3. Coventry University

4. Nottingham Trent University (Clifton Campus)

5. The University of Nottingham International College

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