New Century Place, a luxuriously designed and modern student accommodation is nestled in the city centre of Reading. You will be 14mins away from University of Reading's White Knights Campus. If you are studying at the University of West London then you can conveniently take the train and be there in under 50mins. Choose from a range of fully self-contained Studio apartments. The property boasts of great social spaces such as Dinner Party Room, Private Fitness Suite, Residents Club Lounge, Quiet Study Room and plenty more so that you have a great student life in the city.
New Century Place accommodation has been designed to create a new luxurious student experience for you. Each Studio apartment has been found to be well furnished and offer a comfortable bed, Wi-Fi enabled study space, ample storage space with a large wardrobe and under the bed storage as well. Each room has a private en-suite as well. The fully fitted kitchen comes with a dining area as well. Now whether you are sitting down to eat by yourself or have company over, you can enjoy dining together. The Studio allows you to enjoy the best of both worlds, where you can focus on your studies without any distraction and at the same time you can also enjoy an active social lifestyle. The property boasts of great Social Spaces where you can sit down with your friends and unwind after a long day of study. Sit down for dinner with your group of friends in the sophisticated Dinning Room and enjoy eating in style with the lavish silverware. There is a Private Fitness Suite at the property that is brilliant for working out in-between your study sessions. The state of art Workout Studio ensures that you are able to draw a healthy balance between your health and study. New Century Place Reading features a Residents Club Lounge as well where you and your friends can unwind after a long day. Watch a movie, catch up on each other or simply play a game, whatever helps you unwind. You need not study in your room alone, bring your book and laptop along to the Study Room. If you are working in a group on your assignment then the Study Room is the perfect place for it. You will have your space and the quiet that you require to concentrate. The property has great external sun terraces as well where you can enjoy the good weather every once in a awhile.
Reading is located in close proximity to London, giving international students plenty more to explore. Being just a short train ride away, you can venture into London whenever you want. Discover the best of what London has to offer or you can also experience the wonderful nightlife of the city. When in Reading do not miss the Reading Festival that is one of England’s biggest music festivals, with people coming to witness this from all over the world you are bound to enjoy once in a lifetime experience.
Around New Century Place there is so much to do as well that you will fail to have a dull moment here. Enjoy dining out at some of the finest restaurants. Feeling hungry with no desire to cook? No problem! Try Zizzi and their amazing pizzas or you could also sample their pastas. Try Revolution Reading for when you are looking to put your dancing shoes on. Have fun enjoying the lively music with your friends and their cocktails are worth it as well, we hear!
Executive Superior Studio
1 double bed
11 Sep 2021
3 Sep 2022
Executive Premium Plus Studio
1 single bed
11 Sep 2021
3 Sep 2022
Executive Luxury Studio
1 double bed
11 Sep 2021
3 Sep 2022
Executive Premium Studio
1 double bed
11 Sep 2021
3 Sep 2022
1 double bed
11 Sep 2021
4 Sep 2022
£100 required to confirm your booking.
1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date
2nd instalment – the following January
3rd instalment – the following May
Please note that we don’t accept cash.
Mode of Payment:
Pay by Credit Card, Debit Card or Bank Transfer.
This property offers a Flexible start date scheme’ where students have the opportunity to extend their start date if their course has been delayed by more than 21 days.
Updates to Policy
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 prevent 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 online 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
Council Tax – students are exempt from paying council tax. However, some councils may charge tenants out of term time, therefore the tenant is liable for any council tax charges that may be incurred.
Q. Is there a TV?
A flat-screen, 32 inch TV with 40 channels is provided in most of our apartments and studios. If you’ve brought your own TV, you’ll be pleased to hear that there’s a TV aerial point in your bedroom, but please note, you are responsible for providing your own TV licence.
Q. How do I access the internet?
Broadband and Wi-Fi is available throughout the building, 24 hours a day. Wired connections are available via an Ethernet cable, available from the concierge team, and connected to the wall socket in your room.
Q. What do I have to pay and when?
Payments can then be made in three instalments – the first one of which must be paid in advance of tenancy. If students are unable to provide a UK based guarantor, payment will need to be paid a year in advance, in full, prior to tenancy start dates.
Q. This will be my first time living in the UK and I’m nervous as I won’t know anybody...
Communal student living is all part of the university experience. We’ve arranged things to ensure that you have a great environment, friendly people and a real sense of community. We want you to enjoy the now and look back with fondness when the time comes to move on.
To help make sure you have the best of times, our accommodation team will arrange events throughout the academic year to help you get to know your flatmates while having a good time – and even learning something new and different from your studies.
Q. How do I use the onsite laundry facility?
Our laundry room machines are fully maintained and very simple to use. Machine availability is viewable on-line through the Circuit Laundry website (www.circuit.co.uk). This means you can view when a machine is available to use and also when your wash has finished! A top-up card is distributed with welcome packs and cards can be topped up in increments of £10 to the value of £80. The cost of a wash is £2.60 and £1.10 for a dry.
Q. What kind of students will be living at this accommodation?
A wide range of students live here, including post-graduate students and international students.
Q. I would like to be situated close to my friends in the same apartment block - is this possible?
Please let us have details at the time of booking and we will always try and accommodate friends and students from the same or different university together.
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