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New Century Place, Reading

4.6 (7 reviews)

Student Accommodation

East Street, Reading, England RG1 4ET

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Property ID: S00678954
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Basic Info

No Service Fee Elevator Gym Brand new Bills included Parcels collect Double Occupancy (Extra Fee)

135 Beds

Built in 2019

Block A, B, C

New Century Place is a brand new student accommodation in Reading. They are equipped with modern finishes and customized furniture. The design is very textured. The rooms are all studios with en-suite bathrooms and kitchens. TVs are installed, and there is plenty of storage space. The building has a lounge, movie theater, gym, and music room for students' recreational and social needs.

 

Features & Living Experience

Each room comes fully equipped with modern furnishings and en-suite facilities, ensuring a homely and satisfying living experience. The property also boasts a range of shared amenities, such as social lounges, study spaces, and a fully-equipped fitness suite, encouraging a sense of community and promoting a balanced lifestyle.

 

Safety is a key priority, with 24-hour security and CCTV coverage providing peace of mind to residents and their families. Set in the vibrant heart of Reading, New Century Place is within easy reach of both the University of Reading and the town center, offering a wealth of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

 

Location and What's Hot? 

In the heart of Reading, New Century Place is a pulsating hub of student life, surrounded by many inviting locales. The Oracle Shopping Centre is only a stone's throw away, offering many high-street brands and delightful eateries. Just a few minutes' walk will lead you to the tranquil beauty of Forbury Gardens, an ideal spot for relaxation and reflection among the verdant greenery. 

 

For history buffs, the Reading Museum is an unmissable treasure trove of local heritage and culture.  Directly on your doorstep, you'll find the bustling Reading nightlife scene, replete with trendy bars and nightclubs. 

 

Student Travel Reading

New Century Place in Reading is strategically located, offering students easy access to local attractions. The Oracle, a famous shopping center, is just a short stroll away and provides the ultimate retail therapy with its array of high-end and high-street brands. For those seeking respite from their studies, the Forbury Gardens, a beautifully landscaped public park, provides an idyllic solace in the city's heart. 

 

History enthusiasts can delve into Reading's rich past at the Reading Museum, just minutes from the accommodation. Riverside dining options on the banks of River Kennet and a vibrant nightlife scene with venues like the Purple Turtle Bar are also within walking distance, ensuring students experience the best Reading has to offer. 

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4.6

7 reviews

Amazing facilities · 3
Super-fast internet · 2
Amazing area · 3
Great customer service · 2

LYU**

5.0

01 Oct 2023 21:34

Let's just say that Building C at the top of Reading is invincible. The last two years of living in ncp are the most comfortable.
Let's just say that Building C at the top of Reading is invincible. The last two years of living in ncp are the most comfortable.

WANG**

5.0

22 Sep 2023 18:50

The apartment is very good, I like it very much, the environment is very good
The apartment is very good, I like it very much, the environment is very good
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House Rules

Cancellation Policy

No Visa No Pay

Prospective international students who have applied to attend a University or a Higher Education Institution in any of the cities in which Homes for Students operates, and who book a room with Homes for Students, will be allowed to be released from their Tenancy Agreement if they do not receive the entry Visa they require for their study in the UK and evidence is provided.

Only new customers who have never lived at a Homes for Students property are eligible.

If a customer does not receive the entry Visa they require for their study in the UK and wishes to be released from their Tenancy Agreement, they must provide Homes for Students with evidence of their refusal of entry to the UK to study no later than 7 days after notification of their refusal.

Evidence can be a copy of the letter from the Home Office, UK Visas and Immigration service or other official Visa issuing body as well as a letter from the university, sponsor or institution where they were supposed to be studying. It must clearly show the student's full name, address and date of issue. This can be emailed to salesenquiries@wearehomesforstudents.com or posted to Homes for Students, 3 Clock Tower Park, Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, L10 1LD.
Customers who do not apply to be released from their Tenancy Agreement within this timescale will be bound by the terms and conditions set out in the Tenancy Agreement.

No Place No Pay

Prospective first year students who have applied to attend a University or a Higher Education Institution in any of the cities in which Homes for Students operates, and who book a room with Homes for Students, will be allowed to be released from their Tenancy Agreement if, as a result of not achieving the required A-Level, Scottish Higher (or equivalent) results, they do not gain a place at their chosen university and evidence is provided.

Only new customers who have never lived at a Homes for Students property are eligible.

If a customer does not gain a place at their chosen University or College and wishes to be released from their Tenancy Agreement, they must provide Homes for Students with evidence of their rejection and evidence of the reason why (proof of results achieved etc) no later than 3 working days after their results day.

Evidence can be a written rejection letter from the University/College/UCAS, or a screen shot of the customer's UCAS status along with the results etc. This can be emailed to salesenquiries@wearehomesforstudents.com or posted to Homes for Students, Clock Tower Park, Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, L10 1LD.

Customers who do not apply to be released from their Tenancy Agreement within this timescale and provide the correct evidence will be bound by the terms and conditions set out in the Tenancy Agreement.

Refund Guarantees Time Limit

7 days cooling off period
You can cancel your booking up to 7 days after you accept your offer or pay your deposit, providing you have not already moved in to the property and the apartment will refund your security deposit in full. Deposits will normally be refunded within 28 working days of cancellation, however the legal obligation as a landlord is to secure all deposits with a third party protection scheme. In the event that your deposit has already been sent to the protection scheme by the time you cancel your booking, your refund could take up to 60 days to be refunded due to the protection scheme's processing period and your deposit refund will come directly from them - you will need your repayment ID which will be sent to you directly by the protection scheme. If the deposit has already been sent to the deposit protection scheme, then the apartment is unable to influence their processing time.

Details

1.Initial Cancellation Period
You can cancel your booking up to 7 days after you accept your offer or pay your deposit, providing you have not already moved in to the property and the apartment will refund your security deposit in full. Deposits will normally be refunded within 28 working days of cancellation, however the legal obligation as a landlord is to secure all deposits with a third party protection scheme. In the event that your deposit has already been sent to the protection scheme by the time you cancel your booking, your refund could take up to 60 days to be refunded due to the protection scheme's processing period and your deposit refund will come directly from them - you will need your repayment ID which will be sent to you directly by the protection scheme. If the deposit has already been sent to the deposit protection scheme, then the apartment is unable to influence their processing time.
2.Out of Initial Cancellation Period
If you cancel your booking after the 7 day Initial Cancellation Period, you will remain liable for the weekly rent (for each and every week or part week) until the apartment is able to re-let the room. If they are able to re-let the room they will release you from the agreement upon payment of a £50 variation of contract fee which they will recover by retaining part or all of your deposit. If you have paid a lower deposit amount, that's the amount that will be retained.

Pets Policy

No Pet

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

New Century Place FAQs

When is the due date for rent payment?

Please log in to your account to obtain the rent payment time and date. Generally, the rent needs to be paid in full one year in advance 10 days before the lease start date. Please refer to the specific time on the contract.

How to pay rent?

Rent can be paid online, using a visa or master credit card, and it is also possible to pay with a card that is not your own.

What is included in the rent?

All water, electricity, gas, internet, heating and contents insurance are included in the rent.

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Student Accommodation in Reading

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

Some student accommodations in Reading 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 Reading?

Yes, students who book early or a while in advance are eligible for good deals and pay lower rent in Reading. 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 Reading?

The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Reading will cost you £214.58 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £214.58 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.