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Filbert Village

  • Privately managed by the Unite Group
  • Located a 10 minute walk from campus
  • Close to a variety of convenience stores and leisure facilites
  • 2, 4, 5 or 6 bedrooms per flat
  • All rooms have en-suite facilities
  • Premium rooms available feature a more spacious room with a larger bed
  • TV points available in kitchens and bedrooms (co-axial cable required)
  • Coin operated laundry (£2.70 per wash, £1.20 per dry)
  • 20Mb Wireless Internet provided by Studentcom and is included in the rent
  • CCTV, a secure door entry system and 24-hour roaming security
  • Contents insurance up to the value of £3000
  • Bicycle storage is available
  • Limited car parking (first come first serve basis) a 43-week parking space costs £645
  • New common room including study room, table tennis, Sky TV including Sky sports, outdoor BBQ area.

Rent and costs 2015/16

Contract length: 43 weeks and 1 day

25 September 2015 - Friday 22 July 2016

Classic en-suite £104 per week, inclusive of all bills. Total £4487

Premium en-suite £116 per week, inclusive of all bills. Total £5005

International students can start a week earlier (additional costs apply)

N.B. A guarantor is required. The guarantor can be either UK or international; they must be over the age of 21 and in full-time employment. Without a guarantor you will need to make payment for the full year’s rent when making the booking. 

Rent instalments 2015/2016

Classic en-suite (43 week and 1 day contract), four instalments:

  • 8 September 2014: £449.00
  • 13 October 2014: £1,346.00
  • 19 January 2015: £1,796.00
  • 13 April 2015: £896.00

Premium en-suite (43 week and 1 day contract), four instalments: 

  • 8 September 2014: £501.00
  • 13 October 2014: £1,502.00
  • 19 January 2015: £2,002.00
  • 13 April 2015: £1,000.00

Students with an international home address will need to pay in two equal instalments on 8 September 2015 and 12 January 2016   

Classic en-suite, two instalments of: 

  • 43 week and 1 day contract: £2,244.00 & £2,243.00
  • 44 week and 1 day contract:£2,296.00 & £2,295.00

Premium en-suite, two instalments of: 

  • 43 week and 1 day contract: £2,503.00 & £2,502.00
  • 44 week and 1 day contract:£2,561.00 & £2,560.00

Please Note: The first instalment is due prior to arrival; you will not be able to use your student loan to make this payment, as you receive your student loan after you have enrolled on your course.

Payments can be made by debit card or credit card (there is a two per cent surcharge on credit card transactions) or by direct debit. Bank transfers can be used for customers with no other ways of making payment.

Within each flat there is a shared kitchen featuring a breakfast bar and stools as well as a carpeted area with a sofa and curtains. The kitchen is equipped with a cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, kettle and toaster and each flat also has a vacuum cleaner, dustpan and brush, mop and bucket, iron and an ironing board and bin.


Classic study bedrooms have a single bed and Premium bedrooms have a 3/4 size bed, both with under-bed storage.

  • Desk and chair
  • Notice board
  • Wardrobe
  • Chest of drawers
  • Shelving unit
  • Coat hook
  • Mirror
  • Spotlight
  • Bedrooms are carpeted with curtains

Each bedroom has an en-suite shower room

  • Shower
  • Shower curtain
  • Toilet
  • Toilet roll holder
  • Towel rail
  • Wash basin


Sample Tenancy Documents

Unite Tenancy Letter

Filbert Village 

1 Linekar Road
Leicester, LE2 7FZ

+44 (0)116 254 1231

‘Filbert Village was my home from home!’

Feedback from Accommodation Survey, 2012


"It's quiet and safe"

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