Waterways, Loughborough

Derby Square, Loughborough, LE11 5AP, United Kingdom
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£133
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0.3 mi from Loughborough
0.3 mi from City Center( 6m. 6m. 5m)
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Loughborough College | 0.6 mi
Loughborough University | 1.1 mi
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About the Property

Perfectly placed at 23-29 Derby Square, Loughborough, Waterways Loughborough LE11 5AP stands out as a top-tier student accommodation in Loughborough, offering a variety of ensuites. This well-liked residence provides the comfort and convenience essential for student life. Its proximity to key educational institutions makes it an ideal choice for students; the Loughborough University, Loughborough College, and the University of Nottingham's Sutton Bonington Campus are all easily accessible, ensuring that residents have swift and easy commutes to their respective campuses.


Loughborough itself is celebrated as an educational hub, brimming with a youthful and vibrant student population. It's well-regarded for its academic excellence, particularly Loughborough University, which consistently ranks highly among the UK's top universities. The town's rich cultural tapestry and history offer a unique backdrop to student life, while the robust student community ensures an enriching social and academic experience. Loughborough caters to various interests. History buffs can delve into the 17th-century charm of the Charnwood Museum or explore the Great Central Railway, a preserved steam railway offering scenic journeys. Nature lovers can find solace in Queen's Park, a sprawling green space, or explore the hiking trails of Beacon Hill Country Park. Loughborough University boasts a beautiful campus and a lively atmosphere, while the town centre offers a vibrant mix of shops and traditional pubs. The Waterways, Loughborough accommodation in Loughborough is not only a mere place to stay but a gateway to experiencing the town's lively atmosphere, complete with nearby attractions and the town's renown for world-class sports facilities. All of these benefits are part of the holistic living experience provided by the trusted Unite Students property management group, ensuring that student needs are met with the utmost dedication.

Features

The Waterways Loughborough student accommodation offers a comprehensive living experience tailored to the needs of modern students in Loughborough. Each room type, from Premium Range 1 ensuite to Premium range 4 ensuite, including the Basic and Classic Ensuite, is thoughtfully fully furnished to create a comfortable and convenient living space.

Firstly, when it comes to financial ease, rent at Waterways Loughborough includes heating, electricity, water, Wi-Fi (with average speeds of 110Mb/s), gas, and access to the management's app—making budgeting simple for students.


The Common amenities are designed to cater to every student's needs. For those who prefer cycling, bike storage is a handy option. The common area and communal study space provide perfect spots for relaxation and collaborative learning. Keeping the environment in mind, recycling facilities are also available. To keep clothes clean and fresh, the laundry facility is easily accessible.

Safety and security are paramount at Waterways Loughborough. With CCTV surveillance, a thorough fire system, and reliable maintenance support, students can live with peace of mind. The onsite service team is always ready to assist, and with 24/7 assistance available, help is never far away. Secure access and contents insurance are additional perks that provide an extra layer of security for residents.

Location and What's Hot?

With Waterways Loughborough as your new home, you'll find yourself immersed in a hub of student activity with conveniences and entertainment just outside your door. The academia of Loughborough is effortlessly accessible from this prime location. Esteemed institutions such as Loughborough College, Loughborough University, and The University of Nottingham (Sutton Bonington Campus) are part of the extensive list of universities and colleges accessible to students seeking top-notch education. Whether you’re looking for the dynamic community of University of Leicester or the vibrant campus life at Nottingham Trent University and De Montfort University, your academic pursuits are well-catered for with the Waterways Loughborough student accommodation.

You'll never run out of dining options with popular spots like The Basin, Tarboosh, and The Orange Tree offering a variety of cuisines to satiate your palate. For coffee enthusiasts, Caffe Nero and Starbucks are perfect for a study session or a casual meet-up with friends. Need to stock up on groceries? Tesco and Sainsbury's are nearby for all your essentials.


Health and wellbeing are also within easy reach when staying at Waterways Loughborough, with Loughborough Hospital ensuring medical support is readily available. Serene escapes like Queen's Park and Southfields Park are ideal for relaxation or exercise, while Charnwood Museum and Loughborough Town Hall cater to your cultural curiosities.

From your fully furnished haven at Waterways Loughborough, embrace the convenience of having everything you need all wrapped up in the lively atmosphere of this beautiful city. The property boasts common amenities like Wifi and laundry facilities, ensuring a comfortable and hassle-free student life. What more could you ask for when living in such an energetic and resourceful environment?

Commute

Students residing at Waterways Loughborough enjoy seamless connectivity to various parts of the city, thanks to its prime location in Loughborough. Bus stops are conveniently positioned, such as Southfields Park and Petrol Station, inviting you to hop aboard and explore the locale with ease. For those with further destinations in mind, railway stations are also within reach, like Barrow-upon-Soar and Great Central Railway stations, offering swift and reliable services to and from the city. Bus stations such as Derby Square and The Rushes are integral to the local transit network, allowing for simple and stress-free commutes to your university


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Frequently Asked Questions

What bills do I need to pay?

Most bills, including electricity, water, heating and Wi-Fi, are included in your rent.
If you choose to watch live or on demand television you will need to pay for a TV license.

Do students have to pay for a TV license?

If you are bringing a Television and planning to watch live or on demand TV, the Television Licensing Authority requires that you buy a license.

Do I need to buy contents insurance for my room?

When you book with them the personal items inside your room are automatically insured against fire, flood, theft and accidental damage by our partners Endsleigh.
More information on your cover, including your full policy documents.

Can I share a studio room with someone else?

They have a small number of dual occupancy rooms in some of their properties. However, outside of these rooms, we do not allow more than one person to live in their rooms, nor can they accommodate under 16's living in any of their rooms with a parent or guardian.

Can I extend my tenancy?

Yes, if the same room that you are currently in is available they are happy to extend your stay. Your property team will be happy to arrange this for you.

Can I choose who I live with?

When you book with them, your room will be allocated at random. If you have a preference on who you'll be living with for example same sex flatmates or postgraduate flatmates please Contact and they will see what the options are for you.
They will try to meet your preferences where they can, but they can't guarantee this as it is dependent on availability.

Can I book a flat with friends?

Yes, you can book the room with friends.

Is there parking available at my property and how much does it cost?

Some of the properties have parking available which students can reserve on a first come first serve basis. The cost of the parking space is dependent on the property.

What happens if I can't make a payment?

Your installment due dates are outlined in your tenancy agreement and by accepting the terms and conditions of your contract, both customer and guarantor are accepting responsibility for payment on the dates provided. If you are unable to make payment for your rent, please speak to your property team. They will be able to discuss with you your payment options and advise you of any future implications depending on how late the payment will be.

Can I view the property and room before booking?

Looking to view first? They've created virtual tours for most of our properties but if you would like to see the property in person, you can book this online for your chosen property.
If you would like to see the property and view the available rooms in person, connect with your amber agent to arrange a viewing.

What should I do if I am going to be arriving late at night or early in the morning?

If you are arriving late at night or early in the morning, simply call them and they’ll arrange for someone to come out and let you in.

What will happen when I arrive?

Their team will be ready and waiting to check you in when you arrive, and give you the keys to your new room. If you have been asked to book a time slot for arrival, please make sure you stick to this.
You will receive information on your new home and city and they'll let you know what to do if you need any help or support while settling in.

Can you store my luggage if I have it delivered ahead of my arrival?

They will be preparing your room for your arrival, and will not be able to store any luggage for you before you arrive.
LOVESPACE provides storage and packing solutions for all residents at properties without the hassle. You book online, they collect for free, store your stuff and deliver back to any UK address.

Will I get my advance rent back?

If you paid advance rent at the start of your tenancy, they put this towards your first rent installment. It wasn’t a deposit, so they won’t return it to you when you check-out.

Can I check-out before the end of my tenancy?

Yes. You can leave any time before your contract ends, and they will process your check-out early. You’ll need to return your keys and check-out in the Management’s App, or tell a member of staff you’re leaving early.
If you do decide to check-out early and surrender your tenancy, you won’t be entitled to any rent refund.

Is cleaning provided?

It’s your responsibility to clean both your room and the shared areas of your flat.
Find guidance on keeping your room and flat clean and tidy on the Common Room.

How much does it cost to use the laundry facilities at my property?

The cost to use the laundry facilities in your building may differ slightly. Pricing information will be available once you've checked into your property.

Do you provide bedding or do I need to bring my own?

Bedding is not provided in their properties. You will need to bring your own bedding to use when you arrive.
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

How do I collect my key?

You can collect your keys from reception when you arrive. Remember, if you have been asked to do so, make sure you have booked a check-in slot. At your allotted time, just come straight to the main reception with your photo ID and the team will have your keys ready and waiting for you.

Can someone else pick my key up for me?

No. For security reasons, they can only give your room key directly to you.

Can I move in early?

Their standard tenancies have fixed dates and cannot be changed. However, if you are looking to move in earlier it may be possible to book an additional short stay tenancy and you will be charged for any additional nights. Check availability for your property.

I'm going to be late - do I need to let you know?

If you are running late on your arrival day, don’t worry - They will still be able to check you in.
As you will have missed your check-in slot you may have to wait to move in later on in the day though, when they can welcome you to the property safely.

Can my family or friends stay for a few nights after dropping me off?

All customers should follow their property’s rules on having guests. Please speak to your property team if you don’t know what these are.

Is there anything I can't bring with me when I move in?

Please leave anything illegal out of your new home. Candles and other hazardous items are not allowed either.
Unfortunately you'll need to leave any pets at home too. If you need a guide dog or working dog to assist you, please get in touch to discuss your options.
Fridges are another no-no. However, they do make some exceptions, for example if you’ve got a medical reason to have one. You'll need to check this with your property team before you move in.

Are things like pots, pans and cutlery provided in the kitchen?

You’ll need to bring your own pots, pans and other kitchen items
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

Can I bring my pet with me?

No, unfortunately, pets are not allowed.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No, subletting your room is not allowed. If you do wish to leave your contract early you will need to find a replacement tenant and provide them with their details so that they can release you from your contract and create a new tenancy agreement for them.

How do I accept my tenancy agreement?

Once you have booked your room with them you will receive an email, titled 'Booking Offer Confirmation' and Acceptance. In that email, you will find a link to 'View' your agreement.

Do I need to read the tenancy document?

Yes, it's really important you understand what you're agreeing to. If there's any terms or conditions which are unclear, or if you're still unsure, they recommend you get in touch with them. Once you've accepted your tenancy agreement, you have entered into a contract. If you want to change or cancel your tenancy at a later date, you'll need to check the cancellation policy.

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Student Accomodations in Loughborough

Loughborough Student Accommodation

Loughborough is a pleasant market town in Leicestershire, close to Derby, Nottingham, and the East Midlands Airport. It is well-known for its educational universities as well as its extensive collection of antique artefacts and architecture. Loughborough University and Loughborough College are both located here, with approximately 18,000 students enrolled in these universities' undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, making it easier to find accommodation in Loughborough. Students look for student accommodation in Loughborough, which is not very far from the universities and also provides easy access to the rest of the city. Amber provides several student accommodation in Loughborough, which ensures a comfortable student stay.

The city comprises everything from excellent accommodation to pocket-friendly Loughborough student accommodation. Loughborough student accommodation options consist of comfortable yet budget-friendly en suites, studios, and shared apartments, including all the bills. These options are also available for short-term tenancies and offer several amenities and services which take care of students' needs, which one might require while settling in the city. Waterways, The Holt, Foundry 1, and  William Morris Hall are a few recommended Loughborough student accommodation options.

About Loughborough

Loughborough, a quaint town in Leicestershire's Charnwood Borough, has all the makings of a quiet and peaceful lifestyle. It is located just outside the Nottinghamshire border and a short distance from the East Midlands Airport, providing easy access to the surrounding cities. Charnwood Museum, one of the largest museums in town, houses various exhibits dating back centuries that reflect the area's natural history. The Carillon War Memorial is one of the famous landmarks in Queens Park. The Pedestrianised Market Place and Market Street are the center of the city's shopping area, which maintains several original Art Deco buildings, and one of the buildings is home to the town's Odeon Cinema. The city experiences cool summers and mild winters as Loughborough experiences a maritime climate similar to most of the British Isles. A few universities one would want to be a part of are Loughborough University and Loughborough College.

In addition to having a number of student accommodation Loughborough options, the city is a lively market town with a vibrant student population and plenty going on in and around the beautiful campus and town. Leicester is only ten minutes away by train, and with its fantastic live sports action, arts, culture, and restaurant scene, giving the best of both worlds. Nottingham and Derby are also nearby, as are some fantastic outdoor activities in the Peak District, Beacon Hill, and Bradgate Park.

Best Student Accommodation in Loughborough

One usually looks for comfortable and budget-friendly student accommodation in Loughborough. All of these student apartments in Loughborough come with attractive interiors and modern facilities that make the stay of students more comfortable and convenient from their respective universities. Students usually prefer student accommodation Loughborough properties that are centrally located, which can save travel time. Amber offers various options for Loughborough student accommodation that take care of student needs by offering several amenities and services. Still, the welcoming and comfortable ambience of this new place can facilitate a smooth and enjoyable transition. Here are some of the best student accommodation in Loughborough.

1. Waterways

2. The Holt

3. Foundry 1

4. William Morris Halls

5. Study Inn Lemyngton Street

6. Kingfisher Halls

7. Foundry 2

8. Asha House

9. Forest Court

10. Luxurio

Cost of Living in Loughborough

Living in Loughborough as a student is equal to saving money, as the cost of living in Loughborough is not very expensive. Students are recommended to have a budget of £700-£1000 per month, including all living and other personal expenses. Here is a rough estimate for the cost of living expenses one might face, aside from the rent for your Loughborough student accommodation:

1. Food: £30 - £70 per week

2. Gas and Electricity: £25 - £50 per week

3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £15 - £30 per week

4. Dinner at a Restaurant: £70 -  £150 per week

5. Laundry: £15 - £25 per week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £30 per week

7. Clothing: £40 - £75 per month

8. Travel (Buses, Trains, Trams): £40 - £150 per month

Student Travel Loughborough

Navigating Loughborough as a student relies heavily on understanding the available transit to access classes, events, and sights. The routes in Loughborough are well-connected and offer a high coverage of the rest of the city. Students can explore the rest of the city via public transport. Additionally, the bus stops and train stations are easily accessible from your Loughborough student accommodation as well:

1. Bus

Arriva Midlands and Kinchbus operate local buses in Loughborough, while Centrebus and Nottingham City Transport provide long-distance services to Melton Mowbray and Nottingham. Kinchbus is a handy way to book tickets where one can buy a single trip from the driver, but the best way to save money is to get a Kinchkard.

2. Train

East Midlands Railway operates routes south to Leicester, Bedford, Luton, and London St Pancras stations and north to Lincoln, Derby, Sheffield, Leeds, and York stations on the Midland Main Line. EMR services have your back, you can easily get to Loughborough from London St Pancras from Sheffield, Nottingham, and Leicester within a few hours.

3. Cycling

Cycling is enjoyable, inexpensive, healthy, and environmentally friendly. Many students choose to ride their bikes to and from universities. Remember, in the United Kingdom, cyclists must ride on the left side of the road and cannot use footpaths unless there is a clearly marked cycle lane. Additionally, most Loughborough student accommodation options come with dedicated and secure bike/storage facilities as well.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Loughborough

Loughborough is considered one of the most beautiful of all, with amazing architecture and academic universities; Loughborough makes one feel at home and loved. Not just the educational hub, but Loughborough has some exciting things for international students. With its wide selection of eateries, cafes, and pubs, Loughborough has a lot to offer students who choose to stay in the town.

Weekends are great times to visit Queens Park and stroll through the lovely garden. There are several places to have fun in the town, but the most well-known is the Town Hall, which regularly organizes comedy shows, dancing performances, and theatrical productions, to name a few. Loughborough is very famous for its heritage buildings and museums. The city has a total of five museums, out of which Charnwood Museum is a centrally located and largest museum in the city. The Bell Foundry Museum is a two-floored museum that tells the tale of bell-making over the centuries. One can catch a glimpse of the city's history and culture by visiting art galleries like the Fine Art Gallery, Sock Gallery and Artspace. Students can visit some famous restaurants like La Favorita and Caravelli to try some amazing delicacies served by these restaurants. Students can visit Break Escape, an escape room where groups of students can solve mysteries and compete with other groups as well. Additionally, individuals can also hang out at the Climbing station and Laser Quest with their peers. From affordable costs of living to climate perks enabling year-round fun, Loughborough blends academic advancement and lifestyle enjoyment through diverse accommodation, hospitality, employment, and recreation, befitting student life milestones.

Loughborough Tourist Attractions

Loughborough is a university town in the Charnwood Forest, north of Leicester. This place will help students relax and spend some time away from their studies as well and will serve as a great rejuvenation for them. Some of the best tourist attractions, which are easily accessible from your Loughborough student accommodation, are mentioned below:

1. Great Central Railway (GCR)

2. Loughborough Town Hall

3. Queen's Park

4. Charnwood Museum

5. Loughborough Carillon

Universities in Loughborough

Every year, several students travel to this city to pursue their education. The universities in Loughborough offer high-quality education and encourage students to take part in academic as well as extracurricular activities. Some of the most famous universities in and near Loughborough include:

1. Loughborough University

2. Loughborough College

3. Leicester College

4. University Park Campus

5. Nottingham Trent University

6. University of Derby

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