No, the rooms do not come with a TV but if you wish to bring one of your own you are very welcome to. Please remember that a TV Licence will need to be purchased.
The following rooms are suitable for double occupancy: Deluxe Studio and Deluxe Plus Studio. If you are taking a double occupancy then both of you must be full-time students in a UK educational Institution.
Your room is fully furnished with: WiFi, 3/4 or double bed, wardrobe, study desk and chair, various storage cupboards, fully functional kitchen and en-suite bathroom. You will need to provide your own bedding and crockery and cooking utensils or purchase a bedding or kitchen pack from UniKitOut prior to coming to University.
You can choose to pay the full amount – pay before 1st August to get a 3% discount – or alternatively you can pay in instalments. For the latter, you will need to provide a UK guarantor or use our guarantor service provided by our friend HousingHand.
There is no parking on site however, there are parking bays available for you to load and unload your belongings during check in weekend and check out weekend.
We understand moving out from family can be daunting! Don’t worry, we are always here to help. We have teamed up with our friends at UniKitOut and are now pleased to offer a range of items including bedding packs, kitchen utensils and much more to be delivered to their room prior to their arrival. To order anything you might have missed, click here.
Yes. Office staff and the site caretaker are available Monday-Friday 08:00-17:00. Security staff and wardens cover the site outside of these hours Monday-Friday 17:00-08:00, and all weekend.
There are a number of supermarkets under a 15 minute walk of One Penryhn Road meaning, you’ll not have far to carry your groceries home! Sainsbury’s is closest at just a five minute walk away with Waitrose and Asda both just a little further away.
Conveniently there is a Doctors surgery located right on Penryhn Road. Fairhill Medical Practice is just a 3 minute walk away located within the Penrhyn Road campus.
No. The secure access fob will allow you to enter and leave the accommodation whenever you wish.
Yes, here at One Penrhyn Road your safety is very important to us, we have 24 hours CCTV onsite and a secure door entry system. Each individual room has it’s own entry fob which can be cancelled immediately should it be misplaced.
There is an initial booking fee of £300 which we take on booking to secure your room. This is deducted from you overall rent for the year.
One Penrhyn Road is a 3 minute walk to Penrhyn Campus, 5 minutes to Knight Park campus, and a 10 minute bus ride which there is a university bus link that will take you directly to Kingston Hill campus. The Kingston College is located directly across the street.
There are a number of additional services that we offer through 3rd parties.
- HPS: Specialist student cleaning company who offer a variety of different cleaning services, including weekly servicing and end of tenancy cleans.
- Pinglocker: Operate a ‘concierge’ service in London, including guest beds, dry cleaning, storage, removals and airport transfers.
- Unikitout: Offer a variety of different kitchen and bedding packs for students, along with stationary and cleaning products. Packs can be ordered so it’s ready for when you arrive onsite to check in. Quote HOST17 to receive a 10% discount.
- BA Airport Transfers: Book in advance your airport transfers to our London sites.
No. If you are a full time student in the UK you do not have to pay council tax. You will however be required to provide a council tax exemption letter from your place of study.
A guarantor will be needed for anyone paying by instalments. The guarantor will need to be a UK resident. For international students wishing to pay by instalments, Housing Hand will act as a guarantor.
No. Smoking is not permitted in any area within One Penrhyn Road, including the Studios. You can smoke outside the accommodation in designated areas.
Yes, a tenancy can be cancelled within 24 hours with no charge. and your initial rent payment of £300 will be refunded. After 24hours of booking and before the 1st July students may cancel their booking, but you will not get your £300 initial rent payment refunded.
If you wish to cancel after the 1st July a replacement student will need to be found to take over your tenancy agreement. You will remain liable for the rent until the end of the tenancy unless a replacement can be found.
Yes, you can book if you are under 18. Please contact reception for further information.
Yes from time to time there will be events organised for the residents to join should they want to.
Yes, we have a number of rooms available for disabled residents, we would be happy to give you a tour.
Yes, if your partner is a full time student you are allowed to live with them here at One Penryhn Road.
Yes of course. Overnight guests are permitted provided the number does not exceed three guests at any one time for a maximum of two nights per week. All overnight guests must be signed in at Reception for safety, security and so that staff know who is on site in the event of an emergency.