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Oldway Centre, Swansea

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Student Accommodation

39 High Street, Swansea, Wales SA1 1LA

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Property ID: S00797543
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Basic Info

No Service Fee Near bus station Elevator Near railway station Gym 24 hours security Brand new Bills included Parcels collect

556 Beds

Highest Floor 16

Built in 2020

Located in the heart of Swansea, Oldway Centre offers affordable and comfortable student living in Swansea for all residents. With 556 rooms spread across 12 floors, the centre provides a wide range of house types and amenities catering to diverse needs and preferences. From en-suite rooms with shared kitchens to studio apartments with private facilities, Oldway Centre has something for everyone.



En-suite rooms in Oldway Centre come in various sizes, from Classic to Sky View Plus, and offer 3 to 6 students the option of sharing a kitchen. On the other hand, studio rooms come with a private bathroom and kitchen. Both types of rooms have ample storage space for students to organize their belongings and have abundant natural light. In addition, each room is equipped with a 3/4 bed and a desk for studying. The kitchens have all the necessary appliances, including a microwave, a fridge with a freezer, and a stove with a shelving unit.

Meanwhile, Oldway Centre provides a convenient lifestyle for students with 100Mbps internet speed and numerous communal facilities such as a 24-hour security service, vending machines, an outdoor courtyard, and more. The communal areas also offer ample space for students to socialize with their peers. For those looking to study in peace, this cost-effective Swansea apartment also offers a well-designed study room.


Location and What's Hot?

Location-wise, Oldway Centre is perfect for exploring Swansea's scenic beauty, with the Grand Theatre just 11 minutes away on foot. The neighbourhood has multiple shopping centres, including High Street Arcade and Revue. Home Bargains, Tesco Express, and Iceland Supermarket Swansea are some of the supermarkets located in the area. The nearby ODEON Swansea, Cinema & Co, and Zinco Lounge provide great options for coffee and relaxation. Those looking for a hearty meal can head to Awa Grill House, Madeira Restaurant Swansea, or Star Restaurant.



The student accommodation in Swansea has excellent transport links, with multiple bus stops just outside the building, including Orchard Street, High Street, and Parc Tawe North. Swansea train station is just a two-minute walk away. Several universities are within easy reach, including Swansea University-Singleton Abbey and Bay Campus, which are accessible via a 25-minute bus ride. Swansea College is only an 8-minute walk away, while the University of Wales Trinity Saint David can also be reached within 13 minutes on foot.


Security & Services:

Ensuring students' safety is of utmost importance at Oldway Centre; it offers 24-hour security service, including CCTV camerasparcel lockers for storage, and an on-site management team to assist residents with any queries. The perfect student accommodation combines affordability, convenience, and safety. Oldway Centre helps students experience an excellent life in Swansea on a tight budget while providing amenities that make student life exciting and enjoyable.



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16 Oct 2023 13:49

Service attitude is super good! Reliable housing
Service attitude is super good! Reliable housing
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House Rules

Cancellation Policy

Refund Guarantees Time Limit

72 hour "cooling off" period up to the 31st July. From the 1st August the "cooling off" period is reduced to 24 hours.

Before 31st July, 5 days for you and your Guarantor to sign the Tenancy Agreement. After the 1st August, the time allowed for you and your Guarantor to sign the Tenancy Agreement will be reduced to 2 days.

No Place No Pay

In these circumstances, please provide evidence (UCAS notification documentation) to the Residents’ Team within 72 hours of being notified.

No Visa No Pay

In these circumstances, please provide evidence (Visa refusal documentation) to the Residents’ Team within 72 hours of being notified.


If the booking is cancelled by the applicant prior to it being countersigned, the Advance Rent payment will be returned.

Once the booking is countersigned, we offer a 72 hour "cooling off" period so if circumstances change, the tenant can cancel the booking subject to having not moved into the property.

From the 1st August 2024 the "cooling off" period is reduced from 72 to 24 hours after the booking is countersigned.

To cancel the booking please email the Residents’ Team within 72 / 24 hours of being sent the ‘Lease Agreement
Executed’ email. The tenant will then be refunded the advance rent payment. NB. This may take up to 10 working days to reach your account.

Once the "Cooling Off" period has expired, the tenant can cancel the booking prior to the tenancy start date if:
• You do not have a visa to enter the UK.
• You have not acquired the grades to be offered a place at the chosen university.
• You have failed to achieve the grades to continue your study at university.

In these circumstances, please provide evidence (UCAS notification/ Visa refusal documentation) to the Residents’ Team within 72 hours of being notified. Once we receive this, we will confirm receipt of your request to cancel and refund your full Advance Rent.

There are no other circumstances under which we will accept a request for a cancellation either before or during the tenancy.

It may be possible with the Landlord’s agreement to transfer your obligations to someone else who is eligible to live at the property. There is no obligation on our part to find you a replacement tenant. You can advertise your
accommodation or undertake your own search for a replacement tenant. If you find a replacement, we will need to do some basic checks to confirm their eligibility to enter into a tenancy.

Before we will accept the new tenant, your account and all obligations need to be up to date and any rent due up to your tenancy ending will need to be paid. There will also be a charge incurred (please see Fee Schedule for details).

Once the new person has signed the Tenancy Agreement and made the first rent payment they will take responsibility for future rent payments and all other obligations as stated in the agreement. Until this has happened you will remain responsible for the payment of rent until the original end date of the tenancy.

Tenancy Agreement
A sample Tenancy Agreement can be viewed on the chosen property’s website page.
Once the accommodation is selected, we allow five days for the applicant and guarantor (as applicable) to sign the
Tenancy Agreement.
Once both have signed the agreement, it will then be countersigned by the Landlord and become legally binding. The
tenant and guarantor are then legally committed to paying the rent in full even if the tenant does not move into the
property or chooses to leave the property early.
If the agreement is not signed by the applicant and guarantor during the five-day period, the booking may be cancelled
without any penalty on our part and with immediate effect.
If booking accommodation after the 1st August 2024, the time allowed for the applicant and guarantor to sign the
Tenancy Agreement will be two days.
All negotiations will be subject to contract and payment of the initially requested funds.

*Subjective change of school or room
Need to contact the apartment to confirm whether it can be processed

*Policy changes in real time, details are subject to the contract*

Pets Policy

No Pet

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

Classic Studio: Increase of £0 per Week

Premium Studio: Increase of £0 per Week

Premium Plus Studio: Increase of £0 per Week

Platinum Studio: Increase of £0 per Week

Sky View Studio: Increase of £0 per Week

Sky View Plus Studio: Increase of £0 per Week

Oldway Centre FAQs

When is the due date for rent payment?

There will be a mark on the apartment supply contract. It is recommended that students download a PDF version when confirming the contract and keep it for yourself!

Can I choose a roommate?

If you have other small partners who book together, you can contact our consultant teacher of uhomes, and we will try our best to help you arrange

Can I check in early?

If you need to check in early, please contact your consultant teacher. If there are vacancies in the apartment for the corresponding lease period, you can arrange early check-in after accepting the corresponding extra rent

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