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The Forge, Sheffield

Student Accommodation

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Boston Street, Sheffield, England S2 4QG

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Basic Info

Near bus station Near park Near supermarket Elevator Gym Bills included Parcels collect

1378 Beds

Built in 2008 · Renovated in 2023

Block A, B, C

The Forge is a cheap student accommodation in Sheffield. Universities such as the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University are mere steps away, ensuring that your academic pursuits are within easy reach. The convenience doesn't stop there; landmarks like the picturesque Peace Gardens and the bustling Moor Market provide a refreshing escape from the rigours of student life. The neighbourhoods surrounding the Sheffield accommodation are a harmonious blend of the old and new, where historical architecture meets modern conveniences. Every corner tells a story, from quaint cafes serving heartwarming beverages to libraries that are sanctuaries of knowledge. 

 

Features

Choose from our range of modern accommodations - from en-suite rooms to studio apartments. If you choose our Classic En-suite, your room will have a small double bed, private washroom, shared modern kitchen and a living room, which you will share with 3-6 others. So, you can socialise with your flatmates and make new friends – did someone say movie night?!

If you want more privacy, our studio rooms are the best option! You will have a private bathroom, your own fully equipped kitchen, and storage space to store your items. All rooms have ample desk space so you can study in the comfort of your home or have room for gaming appliances. Explore our room options below to find the right one for you.

If you want to meet new people, The Forge offers significant social aspects with our common area, which features a TV, table tennis, table football, seating area and vending machines. Head outside and make the most of our courtyard and seating area, perfect for a sunny day. If you want to work out and blow off some steam after a busy day of lectures, head to our on-site gym

 

Location and What's Hot

The Forge flats are within a 15-minute walk to both the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, just a 6-minute walk to the nearest bus station and a 5-minute walk to the nearest train station. The location of the flats is close to supermarkets, and Aldi is just across the road, perfect for students living on a budget without the need to travel long distances for weekly shopping.

For exploring the food of Sheffield city centre, there is excellent access to London Road, which is full of restaurants, so no need to worry about cooking. Shopping is easy with a Chinese supermarket downstairs and Tesco and Marks & Spencer nearby. The picturesque Peace Gardens are a short walk away, and a bus stop is just across the road from the flat.

 

Transport

The Forge student accommodation is a beacon of convenience and connectivity for its residents. A mere stone's throw away, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University are accessible within a 15-minute walk, symbolizing a seamless blend of living and learning environments.

For those keen on exploring beyond academic horizons, Sheffield's vibrant city centre, with its plethora of bus stations and the Sheffield railway station, is within a comfortable 20-minute walk.

For those looking to venture further afield or perhaps planning a visit home, the Doncaster Sheffield Airport beckons, accessible by a straightforward 40-minute drive.

 

Security & Services

At The Forge, our residents' safety and well-being are our utmost priority. Trusted to create a secure environment, we've instituted 24/7 on-site security, including CCTV surveillance throughout the premises, ensuring peace of mind for students and their families. Beyond our commitment to security, the accommodation thrives on providing an array of top-tier services designed to elevate the student experience. This encompasses high-speed Wi-Fi for uninterrupted learning and entertainment, dedicated study spaces for academic excellence, and communal areas that foster community and belonging.

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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.

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Pets Policy

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Room Change Policy

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Subletting Policy

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Termination Policy

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Smoking Policy

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