Castle Court

Total number of bedrooms in hall: 553

Total number via DMU: 477


On the edge of campus, close to the city centre, Castle Court (formerly Liberty Court) has a range of two, three, four, five and six-bedroom flats.

City rooms have a single bed, while classic and premium rooms have a three-quarter bed (prices are based on the size of the bedroom and not the bed). All are en suite and have under-bed storage and a mattress cover.

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A premium bedroom

Hall facilities

  • Ensuite

    Ensuites available

  • Security

    CCTV, secure entry and 24-hour security

  • Bicycle storage

    Bicycle storage

  • laundry

    Laundry facilities

  • car parking

    Car parking

  • fast internet

    Fast broadband

  • study area

    Study area

  • close to campus

    Close to campus

  • cinema room

    Cinema room

  • contents insurance

    Contents insurance included

Broadband internet (100Mb wired and 50Mb WiFi) is included in the cost of rent, and TV connection points are available in bedrooms and kitchens.

The hall features CCTV, a secure door entry system and a 24-hour security presence, covered bicycle storage and laundry facilities (£2.90 per wash, £1.60 per dry).

Limited car parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis at a cost of £450.

A cinema room, shared kitchen lounge and communal study area

Each bedroom has:

  • Bedside cabinet
  • Desk and desk chair
  • Book shelf
  • Notice board
  • Safe
  • Wardrobe
  • Full length mirror

Approximate room sizes:

  • City en suite, 12.5 square metres
  • Classic en suite, between 12.5 and 14.5 square metres
  • Premium en suite, between 14.5 and 16 square metres

Contract lengths

UK/EU student  - 43 week contract, from Saturday 26 September 2020 to Saturday 24 July 2021.

International student  - 43 week contract, from Saturday 19 September 2020 to Saturday 17 July 2021.

Rent and costs

City en suite: £126.50 per week, inclusive of bills. Total: £5439.50

Classic en suite: £131 per week, inclusive of bills. Total: £5633.00

Premium en suite: £135.50 per week, inclusive of bills. Total: £5826.50

N.B. A UK guarantor is required, who must be in full-time employment, self-employed or receiving a pension. International students without a UK guarantor must pay the rent in full at the time of booking (Housing Hand can act as a guarantor for both home and international students).

Rent instalments 2020/21

You can make one upfront payment or pay in four instalments.

City en suite, four instalments:

  • 12 September 2020, £271.98
  • 10 October 2020, £1,903.82
  • 5 January 2021, £2,175.80
  • 6 April 2021, £1,087.90

Classic en suite, four instalments:

  • 12 September 2020, £281.65
  • 10 October 2020, £1,971.55
  • 5 January 2021, £2,253.20
  • 6 April 2021, £1,126.60

Premium en suite, four instalments:

  • 12 September 2020, £291.33
  • 10 October 2020, £2,039.27
  • 5 January 2021, £2,330.60
  • 6 April 2021, £1,165.30

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 receive your student loan after you have enrolled on your course.

Payments can be made by debit card or credit card or by direct debit, bank transfers can be used for customers with no other ways of making payment.

The rent instalments should be made directly to Unite Group.

Castle Court address

Castle Court
33 Castle Street
Leicester, LE1 5WL

T: +44 (0)116 253 5700

E: dmubooking@unitestudents.com

Sample tenancy document

 
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