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Drapery Place, London

4.1 (151 reviews)

Student Accommodation

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65 Leman Street, London, England E1 8EU

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Property ID: S00045380
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Basic Info

No Service Fee Elevator Gym 24 hours security Bills included Parcels collect Near Subway

680 Beds

Highest Floor 9

Built in 2005 · Renovated in 2010

Block 1, 2, 3, 4, B1-PINK, B1-Pink, B2-BLUE, B2-Blue, B3-GREEN, B3-Green, B4-ORANGE, B4-Orange

Drapery Place is one of London's most exclusive and purpose-built student housing in London, with some of its rooms being air-conditioned, making it one of the few London student accommodations to have air-conditioning. Drapery Place is located in the heart of London, with multiple rooms ranging from shared rooms to en-suites and studios. More importantly, this Drapery Place apartment is within a short distance to Newcastle University London, BPP University London City Campus, Queen Mary University of LondonUCL and more, which are about 10 to 20 minutes. The centre of the hostel (within a 4-minute walking circle) is where you can find restaurants/fast food/supermarkets/shops, etc., making it ideal for international students in London. Besides, no service fee is charged, and all bills, including water, gas, electricityheatingand Internet, are included in the rent, so students don't bother paying extra expenses to balance the budget in London.

 

Features:

Drapery Place is a contemporary and well-equipped student residence designed with modern aesthetics. It offers a variety of room options to cater to different preferences. The En-suite options include Premium Range 1 and Premium Range 2, which can accommodate 4-7 people and come with double beds. The Studios, available in Claiss, Premium Range 1, and Premium Range 2, range from 16 m² to 26 m² in size. 

In addition to the spacious rooms, the residence provides a Twin room (27.5 m²) with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. All rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi, heating, air conditioning, ample storage, and a vacuum cleaner for hygiene. The kitchens are fully equipped with microwave, breakfast nook, refrigerator, and oven appliances. Each room also has a desk, chairs, closets, and a comfortable bed. The bathrooms feature toilets and showers for convenience.

Furthermore, the building offers various communal areas and facilities for residents to enjoy. These include a free gym, study room, piano room, dance studio, laundry room, pool table, and a small garden on the ground floor. Additionally, communal laundry rooms, an elevator, a lounge, and a study room are available. Vending machines are conveniently located throughout the residence.

 

Location and What's Hot?

Drapery Place is conveniently located downstairs from the most prominent Chinese Superstore in London, Tian Tian, and another Chinese Superstore, YOYO, 2 minutes walk away, and Sainsbury's and Amazon Fresh supermarkets downstairs. Aldgate East is also just a 5-minute walk away and is surrounded by a wide range of Japanese/Korean/Indian and European restaurants, with more international fast food such as KFC, Subway and Japanese Itsu. Within a 10-minute walk are Tesco, Marks & Spencer and the oversized Waitrose; restaurants, cafes, cinemas, and more are all around. Sainsbury's and The Pastry Parlour and a supermarket and café just downstairs. 

 

Transport:

Our Drapery Place student housing in London's vibrant Zone 1 offers convenient access to various attractions, including the city centre, Chinatown, and museumsAldgate East and Aldgate tube stations are both within walking distance, making transportation easy. Additionally, Coventry University London Campus and Northumbria University London Campus can be reached within a 10-minute walk. The Queen Mary University of London is just a short 13-minute walk away. Bayesian Business School is a 15-minute walk, while KCL Riverside Campus can be reached in 18 minutes via the tube. UCL Main Campus is a 19-minute tube ride away, and the UCL Institute of Education can be reached within 26 minutes. Finally, the Imperial College of Science and Technology is approximately 35 minutes away by tube.

 

Security & Services:

Lastly, we understand that safety and security are non-negotiable in Drapery Place. We provide round-the-clock security surveillance and an electronic access control system to ensure that only our residents and staff can access the building. Additionally, our dedicated maintenance team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to cater to all your needs and guarantee a comfortable London living experience. Enjoy a relaxing and engaging stay at Drapery Place, where every detail is designed with your business needs in mind!

4.1

151 reviews

Amazing area · 42
Great customer service · 23
Amazing facilities · 27
Super-fast internet · 16

WANG**

5.0

01 Dec 2023 19:50:14

Everything is fine!! All facilities are easy to use, and the decoration is finished. There is no noise.
Everything is fine!! All facilities are easy to use, and the decoration is finished. There is no noise.

LIANG**

5.0

06 Nov 2023 17:02:31

Convenient transportation, good facilities, you can go to the tower bridge for a walk
Convenient transportation, good facilities, you can go to the tower bridge for a walk
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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.

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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.

Pets Policy

No Pet

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

No double occupancy rooms.

Drapery Place 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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