Brookside is a contemporary student accommodation located on Kedleston Street in Derby with only 8mins from the city centre and the University of Derby a mere 10mins walk. Choose from comfortable cluster flats and enjoy an outdoor courtyard, car parking, bike storage and weekly communal cleaning as well!
Brookside accommodation is primly located in derby with the city centre just 10mins walk away. This practically means that you will have the best of what the city has to offer almost at your doorstep. Enjoy a host of restaurants, entertainment and shopping all within an easy walking distance of the property. Choose from the range of cluster flats where you will have a comfortable bed, ample storage space for all your belongings and a Wi-Fi enabled study desk so that you can work on your research without any distraction. Each apartment has a shared kitchen and a shower. The living area is spacious and ideal for you to spend time with your flatmates or even entertain your friends. Come home after a long study day to relax in your room or you can catch up with your flatmates. Each flat also has a TV, so watch your daily shows together or maybe enjoy a movie marathon. If you like throwing parties then the living area is perfect for the same. The property has brilliant social spaces too for when you are not studying. A sunny day? Make the most of it in the outdoor courtyard, get a tan or simply read a book enjoying the beautiful weather. The bike storage is available to those who are bringing their bikes along, not only would you not need to worry about its security nor would you need to store the same in your room, cluttering it. There is car parking available as well should you be looking to bring your car along to university. To help you with your chores the management has the communal spaces cleaned weekly for free!
There is plenty in Derby that international students will find fascinating. Get yourself a membership at Queen’s Leisure Centre, they offer student discounts and that is a game changer! The place is packed with three pools, a large gym and there are free classes for members every week too! Derby Gaol is also an attraction that we feel you will love. It is the oldest and the most popular attraction the city and this is the starting point of the ghost walk. Local celebrity Richard Felix from the show Most Haunted is the one who runs these walks. Derby has been rumoured to be the most haunted city in the UK and this ghost tour will definitely send a chill down your spine.
Carluccio’s the bright Italian and deli chain is just a few minutes walk from the property and if you are looking to foster your no-cook mood. Five Lamps Pub is close by as well should you be looking to grab a drink with your friends after a long study day. Best way to beat the stress and it's convenient too as it is just across the road from the property.
£250 to confirm your booking. (Refundable at the end of your tenancy)
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You get 3-days Initial Cancellation Period to cancel your booking, if you sign and accept the Tenancy Agreement before 1st August 2018. And you get 1-day Initial Cancellation Period if you sign and accept the Tenancy Agreement after 1st August 2018. If you cancel within the initial cancellation period, your security deposit is refunded.
If you would like to cancel outside the Initial Cancellation Period, you remain liable to pay any rent as per your contractual obligations of the Tenancy Agreement, until you are able to find a replacement tenant.
If you do not meet the grades of the university you initially applied to OR fail to receive a VISA, you may be released from the contract and receive a refund of your deposit provided you provide the documents as a proof of this within 3 calendar days.
How close is the university?
About a 20 minute walk, or 5 minutes on the bus.
How far is the city centre?
Around a 7 minute walk.
Where is the nearest supermarket?
Sainsbury's Local is about 7 minutes away. There are a large Sainsbury's and Tesco Express in the town centre.
Is there a medical centre nearby?
There is a medical centre on North Street, a few minutes' walk away.
Where is the nearest cashpoint?
Across the road at the petrol station.
Where is the nearest police station?
A 15 minute walk away at Chester Green.
Where is the nearest post office?
An 8 minute walk away on Kedleston Road.
Where is the nearest gym?
There are many gyms and leisure centres in the town centre.
How far are the bus/train stations?
The bus station is about 20 minutes' walk away, and the train station is about 30 minutes' walk away in town. The Unibus stops at the train station.
Where's the nearest bus stop?
The Unibus stops directly outside the site.
What's in my room?
Your room is fully furnished with: bed (single or 3/4), desk, chair, wardrobe, shelving and noticeboard.
What is included in the kitchen?
Kitchens come equipped with: cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, ironing board, mop and bucket, and vacuum cleaner. You will need to provide your own crockery and cooking utensils. Starter packs are available to pre-order before you arrive
Who cleans my flat?
You are responsible for cleaning your room. We provide a weekly cleaning service for communal areas, but you and your flatmates must ensure that the area is tidy so that it can be cleaned
Can I bring a pet?
Sorry, pets are not permitted on any Derwent Students properties.
Where can I do my laundry?
There is an on-site laundry room that is accessible 24 hours a day.
Can I personalise my room?
A large pin board is provided in the bedroom for posters. We ask that you don't attach anything to your walls or ceilings as any damage caused will be chargeable.
Can I have guests to stay?
Guests are permitted for a maximum of 2 nights in any week. Please sign them in at reception on arrival.
Can I bring my car?
We have parking spaces which are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. A charge will apply. Please contact the site staff for more information.
Is there anywhere I can store my bike?
There is a bike store on the site.
Where do I collect my post from?
Each flat and house has postboxes in the entrance. Parcels can be accepted at reception but you need to let us know if you are expecting something.
How do I report maintenance issues?
You can visit reception to inform us of the issue. You will be given a number to ring for emergency repairs out of hours.
Can I change my room?
You can request to move, but this will depend on availability. Please note that there is a £50 admin fee.
Do I need to have a TV Licence?
You will need to purchase a TV licence if you wish to watch or stream live TV in your flat. This can be shared with flatmates.
What events do you arrange on the site?
We are working on an experience plan for the coming year. If you have any suggestions please let us know!
What facilities are there on site?
Secure bike storage, laundrette, and on-site parking.
Can I store my possessions in the summer?
We can store things depending on circumstances. There is a £50 charge for storage.
Can I book for summer?
Yes, we can take summer bookings depending on availability. Please talk to the site team to get more information on our great summer offers!
Can I arrive early?
Please contact the site team to check whether your room will be vacated and cleaned by the time you want to arrive. There will be an extra charge for early arrivals.
What about safety and security on site?
The site is covered by CCTV and the office is manned during office hours. Outside of office hours, students can ring the out of hours helpline if any assistance is needed.
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