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Watson Chambers, Sheffield
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Watson Chambers, Sheffield

Sheffield, S1 2GH, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Located in Sheffield, England, UK, the Watson Chambers, S1 2GH, stands as a beacon of comfort and convenience for students in this historic city. Known for its well-appointed studios complemented by modern amenities like laundry facilities, televisions, wooden flooring, and fully furnished kitchens, this accommodation in Sheffield has become a popular choice. In close proximity lies an array of prestigious educational institutions, including the University of Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University, and The Sheffield College, making Watson Chambers an ideal residency for academic pursuers.

Sheffield is a city steeped in industrial heritage and modern academia. With a vibrant student population that benefits from the city's high educational standards and rich cultural scene, Sheffield offers the perfect mix of learning and leisure. Standing in South Yorkshire, United Kingdom, it boasts a history that resonates in its architecture and museums while keeping up with contemporary trends. Whether it's visiting the nearby iconic Winter Garden or shopping in the bustling city centre, there's no shortage of experiences for students in Sheffield. Experience the beauty of the Peak District, one of the UK's most picturesque destinations. This expansive national park offers a range of activities, from wild swimming to leisurely walks along scenic trails. For a more relaxed experience, unwind in a cosy country pub next to a crackling log fire. Grab a map, explore local trails, and savour the crisp country air—it's the perfect way to unwind and stay active on the weekend. Take one of Sheffield's iconic trams to Sheffield Manor Lodge. Explore the fascinating history of the Tudor Turret House, once a prison for Mary Queen of Scots. The grounds boast stunning lavender and wildflower meadows, providing a picturesque backdrop for Instagram-worthy photos. Watson Chambers Sheffield promises a serene and enriching student life in Sheffield's dynamic setting. The Watson Chambers Sheffield student accommodation is a wise choice for students looking to immerse themselves in the city's spirited environment.


Living at Watson Chambers ensures students not only have a comfortable living space but also a plethora of amenities at their fingertips, simplifying their daily lives and enriching their student experience. Situated in the vibrant heart of Sheffield, this student accommodation offers a range of studios tailored specifically to meet the needs of university students.

The studio rooms at Watson Chambers Sheffield speak of elegance and practicality, with spacious and private living space. You get a comfortable bedroom with a ¾ bed and under-the-bed storage, ensuring you have plenty of room for your belongings. The private bathroom and kitchen provide convenience and privacy, while the wood-effect flooring adds a touch of warmth to the space. You'll find all the essentials for modern living, including a washer/dryer, TV, microwave/oven, 2-ring hob, and fridge-freezer. Ample storage space, a mirror, a wardrobe with drawers, and a desk make it easy to keep organised and focused on your studies. Relax and unwind in style with a flat-screen wall-mounted TV, perfect for movie nights or catching up on your favourite shows. This accommodation offers everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable student living experience. Students staying at Watson Chambers can rest easy knowing that their accommodation is maintained to the highest standards.

Location and What's Hot?

Centrally located in the heart of the bustling city, Watson Chambers Sheffield boasts a prime location with an array of amenities that cater to every student's needs. Imagine living where mouth-watering cuisines, local hangouts, and convenience stores are just a stroll away. Foodies will revel in the culinary diversity, with eateries like McDonald's, Pizza Plex, Butlers Balti House, and Tsuki nearby, where tantalising dishes await. Craving a caffeine fix? Tamper Sellers Wheel and South Street Kitchen offer the perfect blend of coffee and ambience to kick-start your day.

For your daily necessities, you're covered with several grocery stores including Sainsbury's Local and Tesco Express, ensuring a hassle-free shopping experience. In times of need, healthcare is accessible with hospitals like Royal Hallamshire Hospital close at hand. Relax and rejuvenate at local parks like the beautiful Sheffield Botanical Gardens, or immerse yourself in culture at The Millennium Gallery, both captivating and enriching.

Watson Chambers Sheffield is surrounded by educational excellence. You're minutes away from Sheffield Hallam University and The Sheffield College, facilitating a swift commute to campus. The prestigious University of Sheffield is also nearby, making it an ideal hub for academics and culture. With the city's most popular social spheres just outside your door, Watson Chambers Sheffield student accommodation offers not just convenience but a lifestyle that's vibrant and full of possibilities. You're never too far from the action with places like The Dorothy Pax and The Pearl at Park Hill for a lively night out. You can also spend time in nature at Peace Gardens, South Street Open Space, and Edward Street Park. Entertainment and exploration are always an option with iconic sites and leisure facilities peppering the surroundings, making Watson Chambers a gateway to the full university experience in this dynamic city.


When it comes to navigating the vibrant city of Sheffield, residents of Watson Chambers Sheffield enjoy unparalleled convenience and connectivity. From the bustling heart of Sheffield city centre, a multitude of public transport options lies within easy reach, ensuring an effortless journey to educational institutions, shopping districts, and cultural landmarks. Prominent nearby public transport stops include the High Street (Stop HS2) bus stops and the Waingate (Stop CG19) bus stop. To travel via tram, you can take the Castle Square tram stop. Sheffield Interchange, which is at the nexus of numerous bus routes, as well as the Sheffield Railway Station, provides seamless rail connections for further commutes. Simply step outside, and Sheffield is at your doorstep, ready to explore.

What will you get

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Cancellation Policies (3)

  • No visa no pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No place no pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.
  • Cancellation others
    General cancellation policies & notes

Payment Policies (3)

  • Booking deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Payment instalment plan
    This property offers 1, 3, 10 flexible instalment plans.
  • Guarantor requirement
    Guarantor requirements and policy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are pets allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted 

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow our create application link online, list the friends that you would like to live with and they will then contact them and make the arrangements for you! 

Can I choose my room?

If you follow the book now process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the create application route which they will do our best to accommodate, however all requests and subject to availability and conditions. 

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online. Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your Guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it. 

Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, our summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact the property team. 

Do I have to move out in the holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don't need to move out during academic breaks. 

Does my rental price include car parking?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis. 

Can I move in before my contract?

Yes you can but it depends on availability. Kindly call us for the information. 

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some properties which will be specified in your tenancy agreement. 

Do I need to pay council tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide us with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange. If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number. 

What is the process for dealing with complaints?

Stage 1 -Where possible please make your complaint in person at reception or by telephone. Our staff on site will attempt to investigate and deal with the matter immediately. If you are unhappy with the solutions or explanations given you can escalate your complaint toStage 2by letter or email to site within 10 working days. Stage 2 - Your complaint must be in writing. Our staff will pass your communication to a senior member of staff within Homes for Students, who will investigate further and provide a written response within 10 working days where possible. You must state why you think your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly. Stage 3 - Your complaint must be in writing. In the event that you still feel your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly you can write to the Complaints Panel within Homes for Students at: Head of Operations, Homes for Students, Building 3, Clock Tower Park, Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, L10 1LD. The Panel will normally notify you of their decision within 10 working days. You must state why you think your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly to this point.  

Can I pay in instalments?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you don't have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 14 days prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available. 

When do I pay my rent?

When you accept your room offer, you'll be given two options: To pay your rent in full To pay your rent in instalments spread throughout the year You can choose whichever is most convenient for you. 

What is included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi* is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase. All of our properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level** included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy. For information on the speed of your internet connection, please ask your Property Team for more information. *a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information. ** the internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property 

Can I move in before I pay my rent?

All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you. 

What if I don't have a UK guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, they recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on their website. 

Who can be a guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must: Be resident in the UK for a minimum of 1 year Be over 21 years of age Be a homeowner or in full time employment) Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving licence or ID badge Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill. 

Can I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone. Your bank may charge you a fee to make an international payment so please make sure you check their terms and conditions first. 

What can I do if my student loan hasn't arrived yet?

 You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of 50 will be charged and payable with the initial 2 weeks rent payment and this 50 admin fee will not deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement. 

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor. 

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Sheffield Student Accommodation

Sheffield is a lively and bustling city with a huge student crowd flying from overseas to get educated at some of the finest universities in town. Amber makes finding Sheffield student accommodation effortless, so you have one less thing to worry about as you begin your student journey. Sheffield is honestly a very student-friendly city; today, it is home to nearly 60,000 students. The city has a diverse population, with many international students from over 150 countries. The town is also LGBTQ+ friendly, with safe spaces for LGBTQ+ students to feel at home wherever they find student accommodation Sheffield. The rooms at the properties are furnished, have free WiFi and even come with all bills included in the rent. All the student accommodation Sheffield are quite pocket-friendly. Although, the prices usually vary depending on the room type and location. Some of the city's best Sheffield Student accommodation options include The Forge, Central Place, Exchange Works and Steelworks.

About Sheffield

Sheffield, also known as the "Steel City", is a county in South Yorkshire and the area's largest settlement. The city gets its name from the River Sheaf that runs through it. The city played an essential role during the Industrial Revolution and has become a hub for industrial activities. It has become more vibrant and incorporated more greenery into its infrastructure, giving the town a stronger sense of community. The city is now home to many parks and woodlands for students to enjoy during their classes. Whether you enjoy the outdoors or just want to relax at a cafe, there's something for everyone. The city is one of the most student-friendly cities in the UK. Home to many world-renowned universities like the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, the city offers students a chance to pursue high-quality education in an enjoyable environment. The city is also rich in geographical diversity; it is nestled in the foothills of the Pennines in the east, with District National Park in the west and a stream of five rivers in the south, Don, Sheaf, Rivelin, Loxley and Porter. With really high-altitude places as well as low-lying ones, the city is prone to floods quite often. Although the city public system has got all problems covered to ensure hassle-free living. Sheffield accommodations, anyway, are one of the most perfect stays for students who seek comfort and efficiency.

Best Student Accommodation in Sheffield

Searching for suitable Sheffield student accommodation can be tedious for students. Amber does everything from finding a convenient location to booking and handling the booking formalities smoothly. The room options include ensuites, non-ensities, bedroom apartments, studios, etc. To help you in your quest for a place to live, amber provides a variety of possibilities for student housing Sheffield. The following are some of the top student accommodations Sheffield:

  1. Truro Sheffield
  2. Kings Chambers
  3. Leadmill Point
  4. Archways
  5. Central Quay
  6. The Forge
  7. Central Place
  8. Steelworks
  9. Beton House
  10. Brass Founders

Cost of Living in Sheffield

The cost of your student accommodation Sheffield will take up the bulk of your expenses, but there are several other costs to consider while planning your expenses. Monthly expenses in Sheffield can be about £1200-£2000 but will differ depending on personal preferences and needs, but we have tried to estimate the costs to consider when planning your stay. Here is a breakdown of the expenses:

1. Food and Groceries: £150-£250 per month

2. Laundry: £15 - £25 per month

3. Travel: £30-£100 per month

4. Mobile Plan: £40-£100 per month

5. Books and Stationery: £50-£150 per semester

6. Dining and outings: £55 - £105 per month

Student Travel in Sheffield

The city is large, but most Sheffield student accommodation options are well-connected and accessible by public transport. Many of these Sheffield student houses will also be within walking distance of grocery and convenience stores so students can live comfortably. Below are a few convenient ways students can opt for while looking into the Sheffield transport system.

1. Buses: Sheffield is one of the busiest cities in South Yorkshire, thanks to its huge and extremely efficient bus network. Primary bus services like First Bus and Stagecoach run throughout the city, giving students convenient transit options. Students can purchase a weekly bus pass for under £10 or a monthly pass for £30 using student discounts. Most student accommodations in Sheffield have multiple bus stops in proximity.

2. Trams: The Sheffield Tram system was established by the city government of Sheffield, substantially expanding the city's public transportation system. The City Center is connected to well-known locations like Hillsborough, Meadowhall Center, and Halfway by the Supertram. The tram system offers a quick and effective transit means for students hoping to escape street gridlock. A monthly tram pass costs around £40, and a weekly pass costs about £10, similar to bus passes.

3. Cycling: Cycling is still a common option for students in Sheffield because it is inexpensive, practical, and environmentally beneficial. Students may simply cycle to surrounding destinations and neighbourhoods thanks to the abundance of bike-friendly paths and lanes. Most student home Sheffield render bike storage areas for students.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Sheffield

The city is home to various restaurants and bars that students must take the time to check out. Many annual events are hosted in the city for students to attend during their time off. Students can visit famous restaurants in Sheffield, such as Turnip and Thyme, launched by a brother-sister duo. Turnip and Thyme is the perfect restaurant for students wanting to try signature British comfort foods like mac and cheese and roast dinners. If you enjoy authentic Thai food, Lemongrass is the perfect place. The food is flavoured and budget-friendly, ideal for students looking for a cheap but tasty meal. The music festivals in Sheffield are not the ones to miss! The Sheffield Chamber Music Festival is an annual celebration of modern classical and chamber music featuring a range of star-studded guests. The festival also has many activities and events planned for kids and families. In its 18th year of operation, Music in the Gardens started as a one-time event but was renewed by popular demand. It's the perfect event for students who want to enjoy a low-key evening with good music. Sheffield is known for having beautiful scenery and open space, earning the moniker "The Outdoor City."

Sheffield Tourist Attractions

The city has many museums that tourists and residents can visit during their time off. The best part of most of the city's local attractions is that admission into these places is free, so students can spend a lovely evening in a fun place without spending too much money.

1. Sheffield Botanical Gardens

2. Graves Park

3. Kelham Island Museum

4. Weston Park Museum

5. Millennium Gallery

6. Sheffield Cathedral

7. Peace Gardens

8. Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre

Universities in Sheffield

There are many universities in the city where students can pursue higher education. Amber offers student accommodation Sheffield near many of these universities, such as:

1. Sheffield Hallam University

2. The University of Sheffield

3. The Sheffield College

4. Sheffield Hallam University (Collegiate Campus)

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