The Union Leamington

Althorpe Street, Leamington Spa, Warwick, CV31 2AU   View Map

The Union Leamington is a new purpose-built student accommodation located on Althorpe Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. It is in close proximity to both, the University of Warwick and Coventry University, which can be reached in short bus rides. It offers great amenities like common space, Skype viewings, all utility bills Included and wi-fi. It offers en-suite rooms and studios.

One can opt for an en-suite room with a Canal view or normal en-suite room and Studios at The Union Leamington Leamington Spa. If you choose an en-suite room, you will have your fully furnished private bedroom where you can take rest or take a hot shower in your private en-suite bathroom and start studying in the study area. However, one will have to share the kitchen and lounge area with others. The Union Leamington student accommodation gives you the option to choose a canal view or a courtside view from your Studio apartment. In a Studio apartment, you will have a fully furnished private bedroom with the bathroom so you can rest after a long tiring day or keep yourself awake by having a bath. You can complete pending tasks in the study area or make a sandwich in the kitchen area while listening to music out loud in the living area. The Union Leamington Leamington Spa student accommodation provides a huge common space where you can meet fellow residents and book your preferred room choice through Skype viewings. The Union Leamington Leamington Spa includes all utility bills, so you won’t have to worry about extra bills or you can make use of the on-site wi-fi to listen to new songs on Soundcloud or talk to family and friends. The Union Leamington student accommodation ensures the safety of its residents by providing CCTV surveillance.

International students in Leamington Spa must visit The British Motor Museum to witness the historic collection of British cars. Others can take a stroll in the beautiful Jephson Gardens. Others who want to eat good food and explore around can go to Leamington Spa City Centre.

Go dining out with friends and flatmates at the Queens Restaurant which is close to The Union Leamington Leamington Spa. Enjoy live music and drinks with your buddies and classmates at The Claredon.

Enjoy a scenic view while living at The Union Leamington student accommodation.

Features

Wifi

On-site management

On-site laundry facilities

Furnished apartments

Common Room

Study Rooms

Skype Viewings

Safety

Secure Door Entry

Onsite security

Onsite maintenance

24-hour security

Price Also Include

Wifi

Gas Bill

Electricity Bill

Water Bill

Heating Bill

Book your room

Standard En-suite

En-suite room with views onto the street or courtyard & is equipped with a three quarter sized bed, generous wardrobe space, study area complete with shelving, pin up board, chair and bathroom. Shared facilities include kitchen and living room.
Weeks 51
Move-in 14/Sep/19
Move-out 05/Sep/20
Per week £159
Total £ 8109

Canalview En-suite

En-suite room with views onto Grand Union Canal & is equipped with a three quarter sized bed, generous wardrobe space, study area complete with shelving, pin up board, chair and bathroom. Shared facilities include kitchen and living room.
Weeks 51
Move-in 14/Sep/19
Move-out 05/Sep/20
Per week £160
Total £ 8160

Courtyard Studio

Courtyard studios come with three quarter sized bed, study area, shelving, bathroom and kitchenette. Each room offers a private bedroom, ensuite bathroom and a fully-equipped kitchen along with some living space to enjoy.
Weeks 51
Move-in 14/Sep/19
Move-out 05/Sep/20
Per week £189
Total £ 9639

Canalside Studio

Canalside studios come with views onto Grand Union Canal. The bedroom is equipped with three quarter sized bed, study area, shelving, bathroom and kitchenette.
Weeks 51
Move-in 14/Sep/19
Move-out 05/Sep/20
Per week £189
Total £ 9639

Standard En-suite

Room Details

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51 Week (14/Sep/19 - 05/Sep/20)
£159 per Week (£ 8109 total )

Canalview En-suite

Room Details

Select Tenancy to book:
51 Week (14/Sep/19 - 05/Sep/20)
£160 per Week (£ 8160 total )

Courtyard Studio

Room Details

Select Tenancy to book:
51 Week (14/Sep/19 - 05/Sep/20)
£189 per Week (£ 9639 total )

Canalside Studio

Room Details

Select Tenancy to book:
51 Week (14/Sep/19 - 05/Sep/20)
£189 per Week (£ 9639 total )

Essentials

Deposit Fees

 £50-£250 (depending on the property), to confirm your booking

 

Rent Payments

Pay in Full

Pay in 3 instalments, due in September 2017, January 2018 and April 2018

Pay in 10 equal instalments, with a one-time admin fee of £100

 

Mode of Payment

Pay using a debit card or a credit card (1.5% surcharge) online, over the phone or at the reception

Pay via direct debit or bank transfer

You get 14-days cool off period (Free cancellation period) from the time you book your room to cancel your booking. If you cancel within the 14-days period, you will get a full refund of your deposit. 

 

If you are outside the 14-days cool off period, you may cancel, but are required to find a replacement tenant. Until a suitable replacement is found, you may not be released from the tenancy agreement and are liable to pay the rent.

 

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. 

Q. Can I live here?

You must be a full-time student, and be 18 years or older to live in the property. You can book with this property whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of the cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

 

Q. Are pets allowed?

No, pets are not permitted in the buildings.

 

Q. 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.

 

Q. Can I choose my room?

Rooms are allotted on first cum first served basis.

 

Q. 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.

 

Q. Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, the summer accommodation of the same provider usually opens around March.

 

Q. Do I have to move out in the holidays?

No, your room is yours for the full contract period! You won’t have to move out in the holidays, so you won’t have to remove your belongings every term.

 

Q. How do I book a viewing?

You can book a viewing of any selected property by sending us an email.

 

Q. How do I cancel or re-arrange my viewing?

By dropping us an email for the same.

 

Q. Can I book a room without a viewing?

Absolutely. However, we would always recommend booking a viewing wherever possible.

 

Q. How long does a viewing take?

Usually up to 30 minutes. However, the sales team are always happy to spend as much time as is needed assisting you with your booking.

 

Q. What will I be shown on my viewing?

All communal areas and room types requested (dependent upon availability).

 

Q. I'm in a different country, how do I view a property?

All the properties of the provider have access to Skype option, so you can view a property from wherever you want. Just drop us an email the date & time that suits you and we would arrange a viewing for you.

 

Q. What do I do if I’m a first-year student and I’m still waiting for my exam results?

If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry! You can still apply. You just need to ensure that if you do not get your place at university, you let us know on your chosen property in writing a maximum of 3 days after the A Level results day, to cancel your booking. You must provide a UCAS letter to verify your change in circumstances. In this instance, you will receive a full refund of your deposit. If you don’t let us know within 3 days, your tenancy agreement will remain in place, and you will be liable for the rent on your room for the entire contract period.

 

Q. What do you need from me to book a room?

Register with us.

Tell us your preferences and then select your chosen room

Complete all of your personal information and pay your deposit

Accept your tenancy agreement

Provide a UK guarantor (Only if you’re requesting to pay by instalments)

 

Q. Can I book if I’m under 18?

The bookings from students who are under 18 are accepted only if they will turn 18 in the first term of the academic year. Unfortunately, for health and safety reasons, applications from students who won’t turn 18 in their first term are not accepted.

 

Q. What is included in my rent?

All utility bills are included in your rent such as gas, electricity and water and unlimited wifi*. However, your TV license is not included and this is the sole responsibility of the resident as this is not classed as a utility. 

 

Q. Can I  pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online, or by bank transfer depending on your chosen property. Please note that if you make your payment using a credit card or an overseas debit card, you will be required to pay a surcharge of 1.5%.

 

Q. Can I pay my rent weekly?

The largest instalment plan is 10, the total contract value is divided into 10 equal amounts and this is paid across 10 months.

 

Q. What do I need to provide to be a guarantor?

Please note to be a guarantor you must be in full time employment or a homeowner and lived in the UK (England or Wales) for more than 5 years.

You can provide:

A copy of proof of identity (with photograph) such as:

  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • ID Badge

A copy of proof of address (less than 3 months old) such as: Utility bill statement (i.e. Electricity, Water, Telephone)

  • Bank statement
  • Council tax bill for current year

 

Q. Can I move in before I pay my rent?

Students who are up to date with their rental schedule are only allowed to move in early.

 

Q. What do I do if my student loan hasn’t arrived yet?

A deferred rent payment option is available for students paying their rent instalments with student finance.

Please note the following steps in order to request a deferred rent instalment plan if you are student who has rebooked to live in a Homes for Students property.

In order to defer your 1st, 2nd and 3rd rent payments you will be required to do the following:

  1. Provide evidence of your student loan finance schedule, showing when you will receive your 1st payment, please forward this by email to the property you will be living at in September.
  2. Make a payment of 2 weeks rent, 14 days prior to your contract starting, the date of your tenancy can be found on your tenancy agreement.
  3. The 2 week rent payment will be deducted from the 1st instalment and the remaining balance will need to be paid in line with the date your student finance will be paid.
  4. You will also need to advise if you wish to defer the date of the 2nd and 3rd rent payments in line with your student finance, this request also needs to go to your property team.

There is no additional charge for the deferred payment plan for rebooking student

 

Q. Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in three instalments, you will need a guarantor. Your guarantor must be a homeowner or in full-time employment.

 

Q. What happens to my deposit?

Your deposit is placed into a Deposit Protection Scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year.

 

Q. When do I get my deposit back?

Your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement has ended and your room has been inspected. The amount returned to you will depend on any outstanding charges and any damages found in your room or the communal areas in your flat. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 days to get credited.

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