Filbert Village

Total number of bedrooms in hall: 662

Total number via DMU: 597


Just a 10-minute walk from campus, close to a range of convenience stores and leisure facilities, Filbert Village is privately managed by Unite Students. 

Its flats feature two, four, five or six bedrooms, all with en suite facilities. Premium rooms are also available, which include a larger room and a double bed.

Each flat has a shared kitchen, with a breakfast bar and stools, as well as a communal area with a sofa and curtains. They are equipped with a cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, vacuum cleaner, dustpan and brush, mop and bucket, iron and an ironing board and bin.

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Shared kitchen and lounge area.

Internet with up to 100Mb broadband connection is included in rent costs, while TV connection points are available in bedrooms and kitchens (a co-axial cable is required).

The hall features CCTV, a secure door entry system and 24-hour roaming security, bicycle storage and coinless laundry facilities (£3.60 per wash, £1.70 per dry).

Filbert Village also features a common area; this includes a study room, table tennis table and TV.

Common areas in Filbert Village.

Limited car parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A 43-week parking space costs £645.

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A Premium Ensuite bedroom.

Each bedroom has:

  • Bed (three-quarter for classic rooms, double for premium rooms) 
  • Desk and chair
  • Notice board
  • Wardrobe
  • Chest of drawers
  • Shelving unit
  • Coat hook
  • Mirror

Each en suite has:

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

A Classic Ensuite room.

Contract length

UK/EU student - 43 weeks and one night, from Friday 25 September 2020 to Saturday 24 July 2021

UK/EU student - 40 weeks and one night, from Friday 25 September 2020 to Saturday 3 July 2021

UK/EU student - 35 weeks and one night, from Friday 25 September 2020 to Saturday 29 May 2021

International student - 44 weeks and one night, from Friday 18 September 2020 to Saturday 24 July 2021.

Rent and costs

UK/EU Students

Classic en suite, £120 per week, inclusive of bills.

43 weeks total- £5,177.16

40 weeks total - £4,817.14

35 weeks total - £4,217.14

Premium en suite, £135 per week, inclusive of bills.

43 weeks total - £5,824.31

40 weeks total - £5,419.29

35 weeks total - £4,744.29

International Students

Classic en suite, £120 per week, inclusive of bills.

44 weeks total - £5,297.16

Premium en suite, £135 per week, inclusive of bills.

44 weeks total - £5,959.30

N.B. A guarantor is required. They can be either UK or international, but must be over the age of 25 and in full-time employment.

Rent instalments 2020/21

Classic en suite, UK/ EU students, four instalments:

  • 25 August 2020: £517.72            
  • 09 October 2020: £1,553.15  
  • 18 January 2021:  £2,070.86
  • 26 April 2021: £1,035.43

Premium en suite, UK/ EU students, four instalments:

  • 25 August 2020: £582.43            
  • 09 October 2020: £1,747.29 
  • 18 January 2021: £2,329.72
  • 26 April 2021: £1,164.86

Students with an international home address will need to pay in two equal instalments on 25 August 2020 and 18 January 2021

Classic en suite: two instalments of £2,648.57 (based on a 44 week and one day contract) 

Premium en suite: two instalments of £2,979.65 (based on a 44 week and one day contract)

Additional (and important) rent considerations

The first instalment is payable before arrival. You will not be able to use your student loan to make this payment, as you won’t receive it until after you have enrolled on your course.

You can make payments by direct debit, debit card or credit card. Bank transfers can be used if you have no other ways of paying. Instalments should be made directly to Unite Group.

Filbert Village address

Filbert Village 
1 Lineker Road 
Leicester, LE2 7FZ

T: +44 (0)116 254 1231

E:  DMUbooking@unitestudents.com

Sample tenancy document

 
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