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Archways, Sheffield

5.0 (5 reviews)

Student Accommodation

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18 Leadmill Road, Sheffield, England S1 4SG

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Basic Info

No Deposit No Service Fee Near bus station Near park Near supermarket Elevator Walk to school 24 hours security Brand new Furnished

500 Beds

Built in 2005

Block A, B, C, D, E

Archways is a popular student accommodation in Sheffield. Close to Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield College, the flats are surrounded by a wide range of amenities, making them ideal for students. The surrounding neighbourhood is vibrant and full of life, offering an eclectic mix of eateries, quaint cafes, and shops, ensuring students can find a perfect balance between study and leisure. Historical landmarks such as the Sheffield Cathedral and the lush greenery of the Botanical Gardens provide a serene escape from the hustle of city life.

 

Features

Archways flats offer 218 En-suite beds, with 3-7 students sharing a kitchen and living room. It provides 2 affordable En-suite room types, perfect for students on a budget. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and bedrooms, while the shared kitchen and living room give the students plenty of socialising space. To help students quickly settle into the new environment, the kitchen area offers amenities, including an oven, hob, microwave and fridge. The rooms are furnished with a comfortable bed, desk and chair and can be decorated.

Archways offer quiet study rooms in the communal areas for students in the run-up to exams. Inside, Bike Storage ensures the safety of students' belongings, and the Laundry Room allows you to enjoy your university life without worrying about washing tasks.

 

Location and What's Hot? 

Archways is close to Sheffield city centre, and within a 10-minute walk, you'll find leading UK supermarkets such as SPAR, M&S, Tesco, Iceland, Sainsbury's and ALDI. Alternatively, KH Oriental Supermarket, LYNN'S MOOR and Yi-mart Oriental Supermarket will help you unlock the Asian menu. When you don't feel like cooking, restaurants such as Bella Italia, Smoke BBQ, Silversmiths and Piccolino will provide you with a wide selection of dishes that are guaranteed not to disappoint. The Globe, The Howard and The Graduate are perfect for a quick drink with friends.

In Sheffield's city centre, you'll find several entertaining facilities that suit various preferences. The National Videogame Museum is the destination for learning about and playing video games throughout the medium's history. Ponds Forge International Sports Centre offers a swimming pool, sauna, and fitness classes. If you like to see a fixer-upper, TheLight Cinema is the perfect place to go with friends.

 

Transport

Archways student accommodation offers a gateway to the quintessential student experience, blending convenience with adventure. A mere stone’s throw away, University of Sheffield students find themselves just a 15-minute walk from campus, allowing for an extra few minutes of precious sleep or study time. Sheffield Hallam University is similarly accessible, with a 20-minute bus ride providing ample opportunity to catch up on reading or to enjoy the city's bustling streetscape.

For further exploration or a quick getaway, the Sheffield Train Station awaits a 10-minute ride from your doorstep, connecting you to the UK's extensive rail network. And for those yearning for broader horizons, the leap to global gateways is made simple with Doncaster Sheffield Airport, only a 40-minute drive away.

 

Security & Services

At Archways, the safety of our students is of paramount importance. The flats are not only equipped with 24-hour security and security personnel to ensure the students' safety but also have a fire system to monitor fire conditions and ensure that the students live in a safe environment.

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5.0

5 reviews

Amazing area · 4
Great customer service · 4
Super-fast internet · 4
Amazing facilities · 2

Yuan**

5.0

26 Sep 2023 00:31:27

It's quite quiet, cost-effective, and the people I meet are very friendly.
It's quite quiet, cost-effective, and the people I meet are very friendly.

WANG**

5.0

14 Apr 2023 22:08:07

The front desk service of the apartment is very good, and will help save the courier. The maintenance workers are also very efficient.
The front desk service of the apartment is very good, and will help save the courier. The maintenance workers are also very efficient.
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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.

Renewal Policy

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Early Move-in Policy

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Refund Policy

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Room Assignment Policy

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Pets Policy

No Pet

Room Change Policy

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Subletting Policy

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Smoking Policy

can't smoke

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

No double occupancy rooms.

Archways 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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How to pay rent?

There are two ways to pay the apartment rent, online payment or bank wire transfer 1. For online payment, please log in to the Account of Unite Students, click the Payments page, enter the rent amount to be paid in the dialog box, click the Pay button, and enter the payment card information. If it is a British savings card, select the Debit card type (the corresponding Billing address needs to be changed to a British address), if it is a Chinese credit card, select the Credit card type (the billing address remains the domestic address) 2. For bank wire transfer, please log in to the Account of Unite Students and click Booking page, download the Bank Transfer Info file, communicate with the bank in advance, and bring the corresponding materials to the bank counter or self-service money transfer machine for remittance. In the remittance postscript, please fill in the personal reservation information (refer to the content required in the bank_tranfer_info file). The wire transfer does not arrive in real time , please be sure to wire transfer 1-2 weeks before the deadline to ensure that the funds arrive on time. Since the bank will charge a cross-border payment service fee, please pay the required rent + service fee when paying the fee to ensure that the full amount arrives.

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