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Bankside Student Living – Guildford, Guildford


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Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, Surrey County GU1 4JF

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Property ID: S01506572
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Basic Info

361 Beds

Highest Floor 5

Built in 2021

Block A, B, C, D

No Service Fee Walk to school Gym 24 hours security Brand new Furnished Bills included Parcels collect Double Occupancy (Extra Fee)

Bankside Student Living is a student accommodation in Guildford, beside the River Wey. The flats offer 361 rooms in 16 room types, some of which have beautiful river views from the windows. All rooms are fully furnished and supplied with bedding, and the kitchens are equipped with amenities to help students settle into their new surroundings quickly. Bankside Student Living is excellent for University of Surrey students, just a 6-minute walk to campus.



With up to 16 different room types, including the signature River-view rooms, Bankside Student Living has something for everyone. Suppose you're looking to mingle with like-minded students. In that case, the En-suite rooms are perfect for making new friends and creating a community atmosphere, with en-suite bathrooms and shared kitchens where everyone can enjoy cooking together. For those who prefer to live more independently, the spacious Studio features its own kitchen, which will undoubtedly be more appealing. All rooms are fully furnished and come with bedding. The kitchen also offers a variety of amenities, such as a hob, oven, fridge and microwave.


Bankside Student Living also has plenty of recreational facilities to keep you busy in your spare time, including a free gym, cinema room, games room, study room and much more. You can relax in the complimentary fitness centre, play with friends in the games room or unwind in the expansive courtyard.


Location and What's Hot? 

Bankside Student Living is located on the north side of the city centre, within a 10-minute walk of the UK's leading supermarkets, The Co-operative Food and Lidl, and when you don't feel like cooking, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from, such as Ruby Jeans Burgers, The Funky Pickle, and the on-campus Hillside Food Court are all popular choices. When you want to grab a drink with friends, head to Hari's Bar and The Drummond.


The city centre is just east of Bankside Student Living, a 15-minute walk away. The White Lion Walk, Phoenix Court Shopping Centre and The Friary offer the best shopping experience, with well-known brands such as Primark, Superdry, hmv, CeX and Pouondland to cater for any of your merchandise needs. Guildford Museum offers history buffs a great place to learn about the local history.



Bankside Student Living is located on the east side of the University of Surrey, a 6-minute walk away. The University of Law Guildford Campus is a 24-minute bus ride away. For other cities, Guildford Train Station is a 12-minute walk away.


Security & Services

A 24-hour electronic access control system and video surveillance system will keep students safe at all times. External visitors need to pass through multiple electronic gates to enter the hostel. In addition, the accommodation is equipped with its own independent equipment maintenance team. After moving in, any problems with the facilities can be reported directly to the front desk, and they will be the first time for you to repair. 


16 reviews

Amazing facilities · 10
Great customer service · 9
Super-fast internet · 9
Amazing area · 10



13 Nov 2023

Very good, very good, very good, very good, very good
Very good, very good, very good, very good, very good



09 Nov 2023

It's quite good, but I didn't refund my deposit in the end.
It's quite good, but I didn't refund my deposit in the end.



09 Nov 2023

Actually, it's quite good. I think, um
Actually, it's quite good. I think, um
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House Rules

Cancellation Policy

No Visa No Pay

If you fail to obtain a UK Visa before the start date of your tenancy, we will cancel your Tenancy Agreement and refund any rent payments made, so long as you provide within 72 hours of receiving your official confirmation:
• Supporting official evidence that your Visa was declined
• Written confirmation that you wish to cancel your booking

No Place No Pay

If you are a first year prospective undergraduate student and your offer of a place at your preferred University/Higher Education institution is withdrawn because of you not achieving the required entry grades or you have surpassed your required entry grades and choose to go to a different University. To meet the criteria, you will need:
o To provide a written rejection letter from your chosen university/higher education institute within 72 hours of your exam results being published
o To provide a copy of the acceptance letter from your new university.
Where proof is provided in accordance with these terms and conditions and to our and the landlords reasonable satisfaction, you will be entitled to cancel the booking and you will not be liable for the contractual obligations laid out in the Tenancy Agreement from the date of cancellation.


If you choose to cancel your booking with us, you have 14 calendar days after receiving the original Accommodation Offer to do so and get a full refund of the Holding Deposit paid.If you have made your booking less than 14 days before your scheduled check-in date, you may cancel your booking until the earlier of (a) 14 days after receipt of the Accommodation Offer email and (b) the Tenancy Start date on your Tenancy Agreement.You may cancel your booking by sending an email
to the relevant Accommodation Office email address.We will refund your Holding Deposit within 7 calendar days of cancellation. If you cancel your booking after the cooling off period has expired, you will not get your Holding Deposit returned to you and you, and your guarantor if reasonable, will be required to meet the obligations set out within the Tenancy
The Landlord and Students reserve the right to not return your Holding Deposit and cancel your booking on
notice if:
2.1 We take all reasonable steps to enter into the Tenancy Agreement before the deadline and you fail to do so, for example, if you fail to complete your application or provide guarantor details and supporting documentation in good time;
2.2 You provide us with relevant false or misleading information; and/or
2.3 We are prohibited from entering to the Tenancy Agreement because of the Immigration Act 2014.
Cancellation for any other reason
If you have entered into the Tenancy Agreement and you wish to cancel your booking after the cooling off period has expired andyou do not fit into our eligible criteria above, you will not get your Holding Deposit returned to you, and you and your guarantor, will be required to meet the obligations set out within the Tenancy Agreement regardless of whether you have collected your keys.If you cancel your booking and can find an eligible replacement tenant, subject to our agreement, you will be released from the contractual obligations as set out in the Tenancy Agreement.Any overpaid rent will be refunded to you, less an amount equalto your Holding Deposit as a cancellation fee. The site team will confirm your official release date.
3.1. We hope you have a happy stay in your accommodation, but if for any reason you decide to leave during your contracted term, the landlord may agree to release you from your contract. Providingthe conditions set out below are met:
3.1.1. You agree that you will not transfer or sublet the tenancy created by the Tenancy Agreement to anyone else without obtaining our written consent in-line with point 11.1(m) of the Tenancy Agreement.
3.1.2. You find a suitable replacement to take a new Tenancy Agreement for your room for the remaining period of your contract. Replacement tenants must be 18years old or over and enrolled as a full time student in a university or college in proximity to the accommodation. Where the accommodation has agreements with set universities, the replacement may be restricted to that university - Please check with your Accommodation Team. The incoming tenant must enter into a Tenancy Agreement with us and pay sums due within this agreement.
3.1.3 Refunds due will not be processed until the replacement taking over the contract has signed the Tenancy Agreement,paid and moved into the accommodation.
3.1.4. If you do find someone to take over your contract, you will need to pay a £50 administration fee.
3.1.5. If you fail to find someone to take over your tenancy, you will be responsible for paying thefull rent until the end of your contracted time at the accommodation.
Our terms and conditions require you to sign your Tenancy Agreement online within 14 calendar days of receiving the Offer of Accommodation. If you fail to sign your agreement within this timescale, we may cancel your booking, giving notice by email and you will forfeit any booking fee paid if it is outside the cooling off period above.
If you fail to check-in on your accommodation start date and you have not signed your agreement, we may cancel your booking at any time by giving notice by email. If you are outside the cooling off period, your Holding Deposit will not be refunded.Once you have signed your Tenancy Agreement, it may only be terminated if we mutually agree to do so or in the circumstances set out in point 3 above.
Application Policy

Education Requirement

PhD Permitted



Nationality or Region

Unlimited nationality

Required Documents

Passport Sample

Visa Sample

Offer Sample

Early Move-in Policy


Pets Policy

No Pet

Subletting Policy


Smoking Policy


Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

Premium Studio: Increase of £20 per Week

Deluxe Studio: Increase of £20 per Week

Luxury Studio: Increase of £20 per Week

Premium Studio (River-view): Increase of £20 per Week

Deluxe Studio (River-view): Increase of £20 per Week

Luxury Studio (River-view): Increase of £20 per Week

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Student Accommodation in Guildford

Will I have to pay a deposit for Guildford student accommodation?

Some student accommodations in Guildford will require a deposit (which may start out as a reservation fee) but not all – it depends on which accommodation you choose. If you are asked for a deposit, it will be capped at five weeks’ rent.

Can I get discounts for student accommodation in Guildford?

Yes, students who book early or a while in advance are eligible for good deals and pay lower rent in Guildford. You can also save on rent by making a group reservation. Other offers are constantly available; we recommend you keep an eye out for the latest ones on our website!

How much does student accommodation cost in Guildford?

The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Guildford will cost you £218.74 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £218.74 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.