Radford Mill is a brand new student accommodation located on Ilkeston Road in Nottingham. It is 17 minutes walk to Nottingham Trent University while the University of Nottingham’s Jubilee Campus is only 15, from where you can get on the hopper bus to reach the University Park campus. At this HFS student accommodation, you can choose from a range of en suite or non-en suite rooms in a shared townhouse, apartments or studios. Enjoy bike storage, car parking, a cinema room, a gym, games room and many such facilities whilst your stay.
All studios, 1 bedroom apartment and en suite townhouse rooms are well furnished with a comfy bed, plenty of storage space, study desk & chair, en suite shower and hi-tech kitchenette, perfect for those who want privacy. Now if you are looking to thrive in a sociable environment, you can opt for the non-en suite rooms in a 7 bedroom apartment or townhouse. It has similar furnishings to the rooms above with shared areas inclusive of bathrooms, kitchen and lounge area where you can get better acquainted with your flatmates. Radford Mill student houses Nottingham offers some state-of-the-art facilities that you can avail benefits of. For all those of you who are planning to bring in your vehicles, may it be your bicycle or car; there are secure bike storage and car parking onsite. With laundry facilities on premises, you won’t ever have piles of dirty clothes waiting to be done over the weekend at a Laundromat far away. If you are facing problems in your room or are feeling lost, you can get in touch with someone from the onsite management team; they are efficient and quick! Were you wondering if there is a gym nearby where you can continue your fitness routine during uni? Well, there is one right onsite! If you need some peace and quiet to study or need to work on a group project, there are designated study areas. You can have a movie night with friends on the big screen in the cinema room, just be sure to be fully-loaded with your snacks and supplies! Once you are back from lectures you can unwind in the games room and bring down the stress levels. Or just socialize at the social hub and mezzanine which is inclusive of a plaza and courtyard and a spacious common room.
You will be glad to know that Radford Mill private student lets in Nottingham is only a few minutes walking distances from restaurants, pub and bars. With Joe’s Pancake House next door, The Gallus, Tropical Taste Caribbean restaurants, so close-by, you will never go hungry! If you are low on cash and still want to have a good time you can head to Sir John Borlase Warren, The Falcon Inn or the Organ Grinder pubs. You will save precious money on the cab-ride home as well as get excellent student discounts.
The Nottingham City centre can be reached in 20 minutes on foot from Radford Mill, so on a sunny day out, visit the Wollaton Hall & Park and the Nottingham Castle. There are more than ample shopping opportunities in the city and when it comes to the student nightlife, it is beyond legendary! Hockley is a lively area with a variety of pubs and bars so do check it out. Boilermaker is an excellent choice for a casual night of cocktails and friends and if you want to let your hair down there are Forum, Ocean, and NG1 nightclubs.
Deposits vary by property ranging from £50-£250 and your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms.
The deposit you pay when making the application cannot be used towards a rent instalment as this is secured with a deposit protection scheme for the duration of your tenancy.
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 damage found in your room or the communal areas of your apartment. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 working days to be credited at the end of your tenancy period.
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, 1 month prior to your contract start date.
Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in.
Pay in 10 instalments with an additional one-time admin fee (UK based guarantor required)
Mode of Payment:
Pay using a debit card or a credit card online, over the phone or at the reception
Pay via direct debit or bank transfer
You can cancel your booking up to 14 days after you accept your offer or pay your deposit (the Initial Cancellation Period) providing you have not already moved into the property and we will refund your security deposit in full.
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 within 2 working days of the results. In case of University rejection, evidence can be a written rejection letter from the University/College/UCAS, or a screenshot of the customer’s UCAS status along with the results, etc. In case of VISA rejection, evidence can be a copy of the letter from the Home Office or other official Visa issuing body as well as a letter from the university, sponsor or institution where they were supposed to be studying. It must clearly show the student’s full name, address and date of issue.
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 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:
A copy of proof of address (less than 3 months old) such as: Utility bill statement (i.e. Electricity, Water, Telephone)
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 a 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:
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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