Upper Quay House is exceptional student accommodation in the heart of Gloucester. If you’re studying at the University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls campus, then Upper Quay House is perfect for you, since you’ll be within walking distance from the university. It’s also close by King’s Walk shopping centre and Gloucester train station – perfect if you have visitors, or if you’re heading for a day trip!
Our Gloucester student accommodation offers private and comfortable en-suites in its single rooms, with the shared kitchen being the perfect place to spend time with your fellow flat-mates. You don’t even have to worry about bills, as everything from the WiFi, water, electric, and even content insurance is all covered by your rent.
Single En-Suite Room
1 single bed
29 Oct 2020
4 Sep 2021
29 Oct 2020
2 Jan 2021
29 Oct 2020
19 Jun 2021
9 Jan 2021
28 Aug 2021
Reservation Rent: £100 required to secure the booking. This will be credited to the student’s first rent instalment, which is due typically 10 days prior to student moving in.
Damage Deposit: £250 to be paid along with 1st instalment and this will be refunded back at the end of the tenancy subject to any potential damages.
Rent Payments: Pay in Full or Instalments (UK Guarantor needed for instalment plan)
Mode of Payment: Pay by Credit Card, Debit Card or Bank Transfer
Updates to Policy
This property offers ‘Flexible start date scheme’ where students have the opportunity to extend their start date if there course has been delayed by more than 21 days.
To apply for and book, a flat or bedroom at the property, you must pay £100 to reserve the room (described herein as “Reservation Rent”).
You will have 15 days from making your booking to sign the Tenancy Agreement. The Reservation Rent is fully refundable if you cancel your booking within this period.
Once the Tenancy Agreement has been signed, the Reservation Rent will be held until the first rental payment falls due under your Tenancy Agreement, and will be offset against the amount due.
To cancel your booking you must tell us in writing by sending an email to us :
You may be eligible to be released from your agreement if:
Your offer of a place at your preferred University/Higher Education institution is withdrawn as a result of you not achieving the required entry grades, you have surpassed your required entry grades and choose to go to a different University or you have extenuating circumstances that prevents you taking your place at University.
In order to meet the criteria you will need one of the following:
• To provide a written rejection letter from your chosen university/Higher Education Institute
• To provide a copy of the acceptance letter from your new university
• Evidence as to why you cannot take your place
You will be required to pay a Deposit (“Deposit”) at the commencement of the Residential Period. This payment will be collected with your first rental payment.
Your Deposit will be held under a Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme and will be used as security against any damage to the Room, the Flat or the Property (fair wear and tear excepted), any damage to the furnishings or other equipment provided (fair wear and tear excepted) and any unpaid Rent or other charges incurred during the duration of your Tenancy Agreement. The balance of the Deposit will be paid to you within 28 days after the termination of the Tenancy Agreement, less any reasonable costs incurred for the breach of any obligation under the Tenancy Agreement.
It is important that you understand that when you sign your Tenancy Agreement, you are entering into a legal agreement with the Landlord, and are liable for the full rent due for the Residential Period.
Cancellation of your Booking by Property
Our terms and conditions reflect that you are required to sign your Tenancy Agreement within 15 days of completing your on-line booking, and paying your Reservation Rent.
If you have failed to sign your agreement within the above period, we may give you notice by email of your failure to do so which may lead to the cancellation of your booking, and no refund of the Reservation Rent.
Your Reservation Rent will be refunded by us if we cancel your booking.
Q. What’s included in the ‘inclusive rate?
All utilities – electric, gas, and water – are included in the rent on a ‘fair usage allowance’ with hot water available 24-hours per day. Heaters are controlled individually by the tenants in their rooms. High-speed internet and Wi-Fi throughout the building, including bedrooms and ethernet cable connection in bedrooms.
Contents insurance is provided through Endsleigh insurance. Upgrades are available and details will be given out with the welcome pack.
Q. Do I have to pay for a TV licence?
You will be responsible for providing a TV licence should you use a TV in your room/apartment.
Q. Will I have internet in my room?
Broadband and Wi-Fi is available throughout the building, 24-hours a day.
Q. How do I access the internet?
Wi-Fi is available throughout the accommodation. Wired connections are available via an Ethernet cable, and connected to the wall socket in your room – simply open your web browser and follow the instructions. Upgrade options are also available. Internet is provided by third party companies and they have a 24-hour support line should you need it; details will be given out with the welcome pack.
Q. Are kitchen essentials, bedding and towels included in my room?
As a resident you will need to provide your own bedding, kitchen equipment, towels etc. But you can choose one of our collections that cater for your exact requirement, from The Kitchen Collection which contains all the kitchen essentials through to The Luxury Collection which was curated for the ultimate in superior living.
Q. What do I have to pay and when?
In order to pay rent in three instalments, you will need to provide evidence of a guarantor based in the country of your accommodation, such as a family member or friend. The first rent instalment must be paid 10 days prior to your tenancy start date. Your second rent payment will be due in January, and your third and final rent instalment will be due in May.
If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made a year in advance, in full, 10 days prior to your tenancy start date.
Q. What kind of students will be living here?
A wide range of students will live here, including post-graduate students and international students.
Q. How safe is the accommodation?
All our students are given entry fobs, giving them access to the main building and their own rooms.Their onsite security team are also present on a 24/7 basis, and CCTV is in continuous operation across the building.
Q. Will my room be cleaned?
Room cleaning is generally not included in your rent (although some of their residences offer room cleaning as part of the rental package), so you will be responsible for cleaning your room. If you’re not a fan of doing the cleaning yourself, we offer a range of room cleaning services. You can choose from weekly, monthly, ad hoc and end-of-tenancy cleans.
Q. When can I move in?
Your accommodation will have a dedicated Move In weekend which coincides with the start of your tenancy. Details of this will be communicated closer to the time.
Don’t worry if you are not able to move in on the dedicated Move In weekend, you can still pick up your keys during office hours outside of this. Please just contact the helpful on-site accommodation team to let them know when to expect you and to ensure moving in is a hassle-free experience for you.
Q. What do I have to bring?
As a resident you will need to provide your own bedding, kitchen equipment, towels etc.
If you have specific questions about what to bring, such as sizes for bedding, or whether to bring induction or standard pots and pans, please contact your on-site accommodation team.
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