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Designed to inspire, urbanest City is located in the heart of the historic City of London, just 4-minute walk from Tower Hill tube station and close to many major London universities. Our newest property is dedicated to inspiring our residents to fulfil their academic, cultural, and social aspirations during their time in London.

urbanest City is brilliantly located right in the heart of London and is close many local bars and lots of nightlife. The City of London is now home to many of Londons best bars and restaurants and the award-winning Flock and Mayfair Chippy are two that are just on the doorstep. Old Spitalfields Market is a thriving shopping, eating and socialising hub and borders Brick Lane and East Londons hip Shoreditch area with its galleries, clubs, bars, coffee shops and boutique shopping.


Foodies also wont be missing out here head south to Borough Market and you can sample delicacies from all over the globe. The fashionable Bermondsey Street area houses many fashionable bars and restaurants. Bankside also provides many options for a day out with the Globe Theatre and the Tate Modern, both within walking distance.


A short walk from urbanest City to London Liverpool Street station gives direct access (8 mins) to Londons Olympic Park and the major shopping destination, Westfield Stratford.


Additionally, this student accommodation is remarkably close to one of Londons most famous landmarks Tower Bridge. Constructed in the 1900s, Tower Bridge has a ton of history, both interesting and gruesome. It is also often confused with London Bridge, which is situated about 0.5 miles downriver. In either case, both are within walking distance from urbanest City.

Universities Near City Student Accommodation

urbanest City is in a fantastic Tower Bridge location and is within walking distance of several major London universities including:


London Metropolitan University

Queen Mary University of London

Coventry University London

It is also just a few tube stops or a bus ride from many other universities such as:


London South Bank University

Kings College London (KCL)

University College London (UCL)

London School of Economics (LSE)

Community Amenities

24/7 On-site support team
Free hire of iron, ironing board and hoover
Top floor common room and study area
Roman Wall exhibition space
Laundry room
On site cafe

Safety and Security

CCTV

Apartment Amenities

Dishwasher
Fridge / Freezer
Microwave / Grill
Ceramic hob and oven
Dining table and chairs
Bed
Desk & Chair

Configurations

StudioPrice on Request
Offers1
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1

Room Amenities

200mbps Internet
Desk
Underfloor Heating
UK Small Double Bed
Private Kitchen

A spacious and modern studio apartment. Each studio features a small double bed with memory foam mattress, built-in desk and desk chair, underfloor heating, galley kitchen with modern appliances such as a ceramic hob, microwave/grill and fridge/freezer. There is also a comfortable seating area, spacious storage and wardrobe space. Our studio apartments are an excellent choice for independent living.

Ensuite room in a 6 person flat Price on Request
Offers1
Bedrooms6
Bathrooms6

Room Amenities

200mbps Internet
Desk
Underfloor Heating
UK Small Double Bed
City Views

Each of the stunning lockable bedrooms features a built-in desk and desk chair in front of a panoramic window, a bed with memory foam mattress, lots of storage and under floor heating. In addition, each bedroom has a separate luxury en-suite shower room. The residents of this shared apartment share a large kitchen with island and living area including microwave/grill, ceramic hob, fan oven and a dishwasher.

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Booking Details

Cancellation Policy:-

  1. Before 1-week upfront rent payment is made: Customer can cancel with no liability.
  2. After paying the 1-week upfront rent payment:
    1. Within 14 days of payment and acceptance of T&Cs: Customer can cancel with refund of 1-week upfront rent payment if a cancellation request has been submitted on our cancellation form within 14-days of their original booking for the 2022-23 academic year being confirmed.
    2. After 14 days of payment and acceptance of T&Cs: Customer will be liable for the payment of rent and the other obligations set out in the Terms and Conditions of Tenancy (Assured Shorthold Tenancy) The only exception will be if you fail to obtain a visa to enter the United Kingdom. If that should happen, then, provided they receive notice from you by 31 July 2022 (with accompanying proof of refusal), they will accept the amount of the 1-week upfront rent payment as an agreed sum to compensate us for the loss of income which they will suffer, and you will be released from the terms of the Tenancy Agreement.
  3. After moving in: After the customer collects his/her keys, the customer will be liable for the payment of rent and the other obligations set out in the Terms and Conditions of Tenancy (Assured Shorthold Tenancy). In the event the customer wishes to move out, he/she should contact the team who will be able to assist, but the customer must find a replacement tenant to take over the Tenancy and pay any associated administrative and clerical fees to carry out the transfer.

Payment Details

Payment Info:- 

1-week rent is paid to confirm the booking.

The rent paid is non-refundable, and is adjusted in the final installment of the rent payment.


Rent Payments:-

Pay in Full

Pay in 3 installments

Pay in 10 installments

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do I need to pay to book?

To book, we require a payment of 1 weeks upfront rent and then you can pay the rest in instalments.

Will I get this back?

No, the upfront rental payment gets applied to your first rent installment meaning you dont need to wait around for a deposit refund.

When will I receive the tenancy agreement?

Our tenancy agreements are all online meaning no paperwork! The online tenancy acceptance has the same legal weight as a paper tenancy so you dont need to be concerned. You can access your tenancy at any time by logging in to your account portal once you have a confirmed booking with us.

When can I move in?

All tenancy dates are available to see at the time of booking. However feel free to get in touch with us if you require an earlier arrival, we will see what we have available.

What is included in my rent?

The rent covers your room, use of the communal facilities, all utility bills such as electricity, hot water and heating, and contents insurance cover. It also includes your 70mbps broadband and WiFi connection.

Are my possessions insured in my room?

We have an agreement with Endsleigh Insurance who provide room contents cover up to 4,000. The full insurance policy is available on request.

Do I need to buy a TV licence?

Every household or apartment in the UK must have a TV license if they intend to watch live TV.

What internet service do you provide?

We provide up to 70Mbps connection to each room with unlimited downloads. A fair and acceptable  usage policy applies.

Do I have to pay council tax?

Students are exempt from council tax, so no, you do not have to pay it. You will though have to provide us with a Council Tax Exception letter, which you can get from your universities admin department in the first few weeks of the Autumn term

Who can be my guarantor?

The guarantor needs to be someone in full-time employment either based in the UK or based in your home country. Your guarantor could be your parent or guardian, however it cannot be yourself.

I dont live in the UK and dont have a UK bank account what should I do?

You can pay your rent by credit card or transfer the amount of rent to our client account, please contact the accommodation team for details. When you arrive in the UK we advise you to open a bank account.

When do I need to pay my first rental instalment?

We offer 3 installment types: Fully Upfront, Three Installments and Ten Installments.
The first installment always needs to be paid 14 days before the tenancy begins.

Do you offer a cleaning service?

Yes we offer a cleaning service should you wish to clean you room or have the flat cleaned. We would recommend enquiring once you have moved in as prices vary from the frequency and the type of flat.

Is there a curfew?

No, there is no curfew, your secure access fob allows you to enter and leave whenever you wish.

Can I have a party?

Yes we in each building we have communal areas where we hold regular events. You are allowed to socialise in your room too, but other residents must be respected and therefore noise levels will be controlled. Please be considerate.

Can I have guests to stay?

Yes, so long as they are guests and do not live permanently on the premises. This is because we need to know how many people are living in the building should anything happen. If your circumstances change and you want your guest to stay for a little longer, please arrange a meeting with the accommodation team. Remember you are liable for your guest and you must look after them. Please make sure that your housemates are also okay with them staying out of courtesy.

Can I move rooms once I have moved in?

If you are unhappy with your room we will try to accommodate you. This is subject to availability and price. If you swap rooms with another student you must inform the accommodation team immediately.

Can I live in your building if I am not a student?

Our Property designed as student accommodation and so we can only accommodate full-time students.

Is there a car park?

Its very hard to park in London as there are congestion and parking fees, however we are very close to public transport links.

Can I bring my bicycle?

Yes, with pleasure. We have a bicycle store and you can rent a bicycle (for free!) on a yearly or termly basis as well.

Can I smoke in my room or in the building?

Our properties are non smoking buildings. If you are caught smoking or tampering with smoke/fire detectors you will be liable for a fine as its against the law.

If I vacate the property over the university holidays do I need to move my possessions out?

No. During the term of the tenancy the room is for your use only and you will only need to move out your belongings on the tenancy end date.

What comes with the room? What will I need to purchase before the move in date?

All the rooms are fully furnished but you will need to bring your personal belongings including bedding, towels, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils.

How secure is my room?

Each room has an electronic swipe fob entry/locking system so that your belongings are safe.

How secure is the building?

Our buildings are Secured by Design certified, which means they have reached not only a minimum standard of physical security the doors, locks, windows, lighting, alarms etc. but also when the layout of the development hugely reduces the opportunity for crime.

Who do I contact if I have an emergency or problem?

You will need to contact the on-site accommodation team or the emergency services, depending on the problem. Details of all contacts will be supplied to you in your tenant handbook when you first check-in.

What is the cost of the laundry?

The washing machine costs 2.50 and the dryer is 1.50.

What is the tenancy agreement?

The tenancy agreement is a legally binding document between the landlord (owner) and the tenant (you). It sets out clearly defined rules of the building and the obligations of the Landlord and Tenant. This is useful because if there are any disputes, both the Landlord and Tenant will refer to the Tenancy Agreement.

How long is the tenancy agreement?

51-week and flexible contracts are available for this property.

When do I move in?

You can move in any time after 3pm on the tenancy start date.

Can I extend my tenancy?

If you would like to extend your tenancy you must notify us as early as possible to ensure your room has not been let to someone else. Bookings happen early every year, so we recommend you rebook early to avoid disappointment.

Can I vary the tenancy period?

Once you have signed your tenancy agreement you can not shorten the tenancy period.

Can I sublet my room (e.g. let through Airbnb)?

No the tenancy you have signed prevents you from subletting your room. If you are considering leaving your room early, please notify the property management team in the first instance.

Can I change the tenancy move in date?

No, but you can move in any time after the tenancy starts just let us know and well make sure we are on hand to help you. 

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