Only for students.
Located less than a 10 minutes walk from the University of Chester and the city centre with a variety of shops, bars, restaurants and attractions, youre in the right place to live your best student life. Theyre also just a 15-minute stroll from the Kingsway Campus so youll never have to set your alarm at the crack of dawn to get to your lectures. So whether you are looking for a great base to study, or for your time-off, Abbeygate is perfectly positioned for you.
Theyve got a fantastic collection of studios and en suite rooms for you to choose from, and many of them are set in the original Grade II listed wing of the building, which has beautiful original features.
Each room has a spacious work area, small double bed, and en suite shower room. With an en suite, youll share a kitchen/living area with your flatmates. Opt for a studio and youll have your own well-equipped mini-kitchen area, complete with breakfast bar. They are perfect if you want a bit more space to yourself, or to share as a couple at no additional charge!
University of Chester
University of Chester, Kingsway Campus
11 minutes by bus
Small double bed
Ensuite shower room
Mini-kitchen in all studios
Shared kitchen/living spaces
Full length mirrors
Comfy arm chair
Free dual occupancy
Dedicated on-site team
High speed broadband
If you like to spread out, then this more spacious studio could be for you, and possibly a plus one. The top notch facilities feature an en suite shower room, small double bed, ample storage, fitted kitchen and study area. Share at no extra cost. In Blocks A, B & C. Average room 21 sqm
Most spacious of a studio, but with the same quality features and fittings. Ideal if youre booking solo and like to spread out, or theres room enough for two to share at no extra charge. In Block A. Average room 23 sqm.
Room Amenities: Small double bed, Study desk and chair, Kitchenette, Wardrobe, Shelving
Self-contained studio living is all yours, with an en suite shower room, small double bed, bags of storage, fitted kitchen and study area. Choose to share it with a partner, and we wont charge you any extra. In Blocks A & C. Average room 18 sqm.
Room Amenities: Double Bed, Study desk and chair, Wardrobe, Storage
Enjoy your own small double bed and en suite shower room and plenty of storage. Youll also have access to a shared kitchen and living area. Located on the First Floor and Ground Floor. Average room 13 sqm.
Enjoy your own small double bed and en suite shower room, plus storage aplenty. Youll also have access to a shared kitchen and living area. Located on the Second Floor. Average room 13 sqm.
They operate a 72 hour cooling off period up to the 31st July so if your circumstances change you can cancel your booking.
To cancel your booking you need to email the Residents Team within 72 hours of signing your Tenancy Agreement. You will then be refunded your advance rent contribution payment.
From the 1st August the cooling off period is reduced to 24 hours. Once the Cooling Off period has expired, you can cancel your booking if:
- You do not have a visa to enter the UK
-You have not acquired the grades to be offered a place at the chosen university
- You have failed to achieve the grades to continue your study at university
In these circumstances, you can cancel your booking prior to the tenancy start date by providing evidence to the General Manager within 72 hours of being notified. Please send your UCAS notification/ Visa refusal documentation to the General Manager within 72 hours of receiving it.
There are no other circumstances when they will accept a request for a cancellation either before or during the tenancy.
It may be possible with the Landlords agreement to transfer your obligations to someone else who is eligible to live at the property. There is no obligation on their part to find you a replacement tenant. You can advertise your accommodation or undertake your own search for a replacement tenant. If you find a replacement tenant they will need to do some basic checks to confirm their eligibility to take over the tenancy.
Before they will accept a new tenant your account and all obligations need to be up to date and any rent due up to the changeover will need to be paid.
Once the new person has signed the tenancy agreement and made the first rent payment they will take responsibility for future rent payments and all other obligations as stated in the agreement.
Advance rent payment: GBP 150.
Deposit you will need to pay before move in.
Pay in Full
Pay in 4 instalments.
Pay in monthly instalments, if one can demonstrate that he/she is in receipt of a monthly bursary.
Mode of Payment:
Pay using a debit card or a credit card (with 2% surcharge) online, over the phone or at the reception.
Or pay via Pay-to-Study for easy bank transfer.
When Can I Move In?
<p>A few weeks before arrival, you will be invited to book a move-in slot by your Accommodation Team. This can be booked via their student portal once we've let you know check-in slots are available.</p>
Can I choose a certain room?
Absolutely! Floors, flats and room numbers are available to select during the online booking process.
Can we book as a group?
Of course! For locations with shared student apartments, group booking can be completed easily online. One member of the group just needs to register and when asked to Create a group booking, give the group a name and log in. Complete everyone's personal details and then pay the booking fee. When done, the rest of the group has 24 hours to register, select Join a group booking and pay their booking fee and thats it your perfect flatshare is secured!
What deposit do I need?
<p>To secure your room you only need to pay the booking fee the amount varies across locations so look at each building individually for details. This becomes your damage deposit in case of any little mishaps while living with them. The booking fee is non-refundable but the good thing is that you'll get it back if nothings owing for damage or outstanding rent at the end of your stay. Deposits are fully secured by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme in England and Wales or the My Deposits scheme in Scotland. </p>
Can I have pets?
Sorry, pets of any shape or size aren't allowed.
Can I order bedding and Kitchen packs?
Yes! You can.
Do I need a TV Licence?
<p>Whether they supply the TV or if you bring your own, or watch it through 4TV or the BBC iPlayer, you'll need to have a valid TV Licence unless they tell you were covering it. </p>
What is the policy on Guests staying in my room?
<p>They are all grown-ups here, so of course, occasional overnight guests are allowed. Please don't invite someone to stay for more than three consecutive nights though, and always check with your flatmates first that they're ok with extra house guests.</p>
Can I smoke?
Smoking is not allowed in any private and communal areas including bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and all internal social spaces. Designated smoking areas can be found outside of the building.
Will my room be inspected?
Your apartment or studio will be fully inspected at least three times during your tenancy. Well keep an eye on cleanliness and hope not to see any damage and missing items. After each inspection, they will tell you if any charges will need to be made to put something right. You will be invoiced immediately for recharges for the first two inspections and on the final inspection, a deduction will be made from your deposit.
How do I collect my post?
Depending on which Property Management location is yours, post may be delivered directly through your door by Royal Mail or collected from on-site post boxes. Fresh accepts larger parcel deliveries at reception, but they accept no liability for loss or damage.
Do I need to move out over Christmas and Easter holidays?
No, your room is yours for the whole of your tenancy. You only need to move out at the end of the agreement.
Will get my deposit back?
Your deposit is registered with a Government-approved Tenancy Deposit Scheme. As long as your room is clean and nothing is missing or damaged from your stay, they will aim to get your deposit back to you within 10 working days.
Is visitor parking available?
<p>All their student accommodation is centrally located, close to good public transport links and other facilities, so you should be able to get around easily without a car. A small number of sites have limited parking, available at an additional charge, on a first-come, first-served basis.</p>
Is there a laundry on-site?
<p>Yes, so please don't bring any portable washing machines with you! There are on-site laundries at all of their student accommodation locations at an additional charge.</p>
Can I choose who I live with?
If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you enlist the details of friends that you would like to live with in the booking form with us.
Can I choose my room?
Rooms are allotted on first cum first served basis.
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 at. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy please note there is a room move admin fee of 50.00, you would also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move. A room move would be impacted by the availability at the time of the request and if there is a waiting list for the requested room or flat type. Should your requested room move result in moving to more expensive accommodation then yourself and the Guarantor shall be liable to pay the higher rent from the date the Tenant is given access to the more expensive accommodation.
Do you provide summer accommodation?
Yes, the summer accommodation of the same provider usually opens around March.<br />
Do I have to move out in the holidays?
No, your room is yours for the full contract period! You wont have to move out in the holidays, so you wont have to remove your belongings every term.