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Grand Central, Liverpool

4.4 (59 reviews)

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Skelhorne Street, Liverpool, England L3 5GA

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Basic Info

No Service Fee Elevator 24 hours security Bills included Parcels collect Short lease

1230 Beds

Highest Floor 13

Built in 2003

Block A, B, C, D, E, F

Grand Central is one of the largest student accommodation in Liverpool and offers a wide range of room types. The building offers a communal lounge area with sofas, TVs, billiards and table tennis tables, which are free for students. Grand Central student accommodation is close to the city centre and offers good value for money, and is very close to the train station, making it easy to get around. It is a 5-minute walk to Liverpool John Moores University and 13 minutes to the University of Liverpool. The location is perfect for students attending various schools and colleges.

 

Features

Grand Central student accommodation has 1230 beds, and all rooms have been newly refurbished in 2013. There are Studio (private kitchen and bathroom), En-suite (shared kitchen and private bathroom) and Non En-suite (shared kitchen and bathroom) rooms. Fully furnished, modern kitchens and plenty of living and study space, providing students with a completely independent environment and creating a home-like residence. All rooms are fully furnished, and the kitchen has an oven, fridge and hob. The layout varies from room type to room type.

 

Grand Central student accommodation offers free high-speed Wi-Fi coverage in all rooms and common areas. Common areas such as kitchens and living rooms are cleaned by housekeeping staff free of charge. A washing machine and dryer are available in the laundry room, which students must use with coins. The rent paid includes water, electricity and broadband charges. 

 

Location and What's Hot?

Grand Central student accommodation is located in the heart of Liverpool city centre, next to Liverpool's main shopping street. There is a wide range of supermarkets in the vicinity of the apartments, making it very convenient for you to live in the city centre. Aldi, Wilkinson's, Boots, Superdrug and Tesco are just across the road from the flats, making it easy to shop for groceries, fruit and snacks. In addition, KFC, Costa Coffee, Caffe Nero and other fast food restaurants and cafes are all close to the hostel. There is also a wide range of shops in the neighbourhood, so you can buy what you need for your daily life here. The shopping centres St Johns Centre, the Met Quarter and Liverpool ONE are all within a 3-minute walk from Grand Central.  

 

Transport

Grand Central student accommodation is close to the City Campus and Mount Pleasant campuses of Liverpool John Moore University, which are a 10-minute walk away. Grand Central is a 12-minute walk to the University of Liverpool's School of Engineering and a 17-minute walk to the University of Liverpool's School of Management. It is close to both Lime Street and Queens Square bus stops, making it easy to get to Liverpool Hope University and Liverpool John Moore University's IM Marsh campus.

 

Security and Service

Grand Central student accommodation offers 24/7 security and maintenance service via the free MyUnite App. The flats can provide accessibility equipment if students have special needs. The flat's Emergency Command Centre is on "standby" 24/7 to help students with emergencies.

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4.4

59 reviews

Amazing area · 16
Great customer service · 13
Amazing facilities · 11
Super-fast internet · 12

CAI**

5.0

07 May 2024 16:28

good intermediary service attitude, serious and responsible
good intermediary service attitude, serious and responsible

SHEN**

5.0

06 May 2024 17:44

good environment, good service
good environment, good service
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House Rules

Cancellation Policy

No Visa No Pay

No Visa No Pay (NVNP)
a.If the student who has completed their booking has their visa application rejected, the student can provide evidence of the refusal and the booking will get cancelled with no liability.
b.For the evidence at 7(a) above to be valid it must:
i.be submitted within 7 days of the student receiving it;
ii.include the student's name and the date at which it was received;
iii.be received prior to 31 August of the Academic Year for those with tenancies starting in August or September;
iv.be received prior to 15 January of the Academic Year for those with tenancies starting in December or January.
c.Students can only cancel under 7(a) above, and under the NVNP policy, if they have applied for a visa and can evidence this. Students who haven't got a visa because they haven't applied for one are not eligible for the NVNP cancellation policy.

No Place No Pay

No Place No Pay (NPNP)
a.If the student who has completed their booking for a room is not accepted at a university in the city where they have booked a room with us, the student is able to cancel their room outside of the cooling-off period without the need for a replacement tenant provided they are able to provide evidence that they have not met the requirements for their offer or have been rejected by the university for some other reason.
b.For the evidence at 6(a) above to be valid it must:
i.be submitted within 7 days of the student receiving it;
ii.include the student's name and the date at which it was received;
iii.be received prior to 31 August of the Academic Year for those with tenancies starting in August or September;
iv.be received prior to 15 January of the Academic Year for those with tenancies starting in December or January.
c.We reserve the right to check with the university if the evidence is genuine or fake. Providing fake / photoshopped documents is forgery and is an offense punishable by law in the UK.

Refund Guarantees Time Limit

3 days to accept the offer+ 7 days cooling-off period
Once a booking is processed, the student has 3 days to accept the offer. It means for the student and the guarantor to accept the contract and pay the £250 advance rent payment. (For bookings in England only. No Advance Rent Payment is required for bookings in Scotland).

Once these steps are done, the booking is completed.
If one of the step is not completed within these 3 days, the offer will expire.
If the student still wants a room, we can re-process a booking, but we cannot guarantee that the same room or the same price will be available.
Once the booking is completed, the student has another 7 days to change their mind and cancel their booking without any reasons. This is called the cooling-off period.

Details

Making a Booking
Once a booking is processed, the student has 3 days to accept the offer. It means for the student and the guarantor to accept the contract and pay the £250 advance rent payment. (For bookings in England only. No Advance Rent Payment is required for bookings in Scotland).
Once these steps are done, the booking is completed.
If one of the step is not completed within these 3 days, the offer will expire.
If the student still wants a room, we can re-process a booking, but we cannot guarantee that the same room or the same price will be available.
International cancellation provisions
These additional cancellation provisions apply for any individual making a booking outside of the United Kingdom.
1.Cooling Off Period – the provisions for the Cooling Off Period set out in the main Cancellation Policy shall apply;
2.After the Cooling Off Period - Once the Cooling Off Period has expired the Tenant remains liable for the rent for the whole length of the tenancy unless they want to cancel with one of these 3 conditions:
-No Place No Pay: the provisions for No Place No Pay set out in the main Cancellation Policy shall apply, save that this option shall not be available after the 31st August in the year the Tenancy Start Date is due to occur.
-No Visa No Pay:if the student doesn’t get their visa to come and study in the UK, the student must send us the visa application rejection letter within 7 days of receiving it. On receipt of the required documentation, it will be verified and, provided we are satisfied, we will cancel your Tenancy Agreement and refund any deposit or advance rent paid in full. This option shall not be available after the 31st August in the year the Tenancy Start Date is due to occur.
-No ATAS certificate, No Pay: Some international students coming to the UK to study in very specific fields need to apply for an ATAS certificate. (Academic Technology Approval Scheme). If a student’s ATAS certificate application is rejected the student must send us the ATAS certificate application rejection letter within 7 days of receiving it. On receipt of the required documentation, it will be verified and, provided we are satisfied, we will cancel your Tenancy Agreement and refund any deposit or advance rent paid in full. This option shall not be available after the 31st August in the year the Tenancy Start Date is due to occur.
The cancellation requests along with the proof documents must be sent by the student, from the email address they have registered their account with Unite Students and must be sent to internationalcancellations@unitestudents.com.
If an agent is involved the evidence must be sent to the agent and then forwarded on to internationalcancellations@unitestudents.com.
3. Replacement Tenants - the provisions for the Cooling Off Period set out in the main Cancellation Policy shall apply. Please note the point that Unite Students is under no obligation to enter into a Tenancy Agreement with any replacement Tenant that is suggested under this provision.
Passed the 31st August, the No Place No Pay and No Visa No Pay do not apply.
The student remains liable for the rent unless they find a replacement Tenant.

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

No double occupancy rooms.

Grand Central FAQs

When is the due date for rent payment?

Please log in to the Account of Unite Students, enter the Booking page, and click on the Tenancy agreement file. In the YOUR PAYMENT SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN part of the document, you can find the deadline for paying rent and the corresponding rent amount. [DATE] is the rent payment deadline (the format is day/month/year) [AMOUNT] is the amount of rent that needs to be paid

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What is Internal “Health checks” for hot cities’ bookings?

Students will be asked to provide their university offer or a screenshot of the university portal showing their name and enough information to confirm the student has completed the application process.↵↵For a small sample of students, Supplier might check with their university partners if they can confirm the offers and information are genuine.↵↵If the student doesn’t reply to any of the 3 attempts, Supplier will have a red flat to this booking.↵↵If Supplier still cannot get any contact from the student, Supplier will cancel the booking.

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When I make a reservation, is the advance rent paid a deposit? How to refund?

Advance Rent is prepaid rent, used as a deposit. After you successfully check in, Advance rent will be deducted from your rent and will not be refunded.

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Student Accommodation in Liverpool

When is the best time to look for student accommodation in Liverpool?

Most students look for Liverpool student homes from May, although there will be student accommodation available all year round. First year and international students generally start looking in January for Liverpool student housing.

How much does Liverpool accommodation for students cost?

The amount you pay will depend on the type of student rooms you choose to rent in Liverpool. 

  • Student Studio: £218.14/week
  • En-suite: £150.14/week
  • Non En-suite: £118.21/week
  • Shared Accommodation: £445.20/week

How do students look for apartments in Liverpool?

1. University Accommodation Services

2. Online Property Portals like uhomes

3. Social Media

4. Student Accommodation Providers