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The Glassworks

Located in the city centre, less than 30 seconds' walk to the DMU campus, The Glassworks is privately managed by Host. 

Each flat consists of four, five or six bedrooms, with each bedroom having en suite facilities.

All flats come with a cooker, hob, microwave, toaster and kettle provided as standard. The lounge and dining area has a breakfast bar and stools, corner sofas and a coffee table along with a notice board and television point.

TVs are provided in the lounges of each flat. There are additional TV’s within the common room and there is also a cinema projection screen in the cinema room. Please be aware the TV license is not provided and flat mates will have to purchase this if they were to watch the TV. There is also a vacuum cleaner, dustpan and brush, mop and bucket in each flat.

The Glassworks studio bedroom
A studio bedroom at The Glassworks

There is also an onsite gym available for students to use at no additional cost.  

A 100Mb broadband and WiFi connection, provided by Ask4, is included in the price of rent.

The hall features CCTV, a secure door entry system and 24 hour on site security. Bicycle storage and laundry facilities (£3 per wash, £1.50 per dry) are also available to students.

Each bedroom consists of:

  • Small double bed with under bed storage
  • Bedside cabinet
  • Desk and desk chair
  • Under-desk Shelf unit
  • Wardrobe and coat hooks
  • Book case
  • Separate telephone and data points for high-speed Internet access
  • Notice board

Each en suite consists of:

  • Self-contained shower cubicle
  • Toilet, toilet brush and toilet roll holder
  • Towel rails/hooks
  • Shelving behind toilet
  • Wash hand basin, mirror and shelf
  • Mixer taps

The Glassworks shared kitchen
A shared kitchen and lounge area at The Glassworks

Contract length

International students, 43 weeks running from Friday 15 September 2017 to Friday 13 July 2018

UK/EU students, 43 weeks running from Friday 22 September 2017 to Friday 20 July 2018

Rent and costs

International students (standard en suite), £132 per week, inclusive of bills. Total: £5,676

UK/EU students (standard en suite), £132 per week, inclusive of bills. Total: £5,676

For all students, a UK guarantor is required; they must be either in full-time employment, self-employed or receiving a pension. International students without a British guarantor will be required to pay the rent in full at the time of booking. If you do not have a UK guarantor, Housing Hand can act as a guarantor for both home and international students.

Rent instalments

Rent can be paid in one upfront payment, three instalments or monthly via the Housing Hand option.

Standard en suite, payment in full:

  • 1 August 2017 - £5476.00

Standard en suite, three instalments:

  • 1 September 2017, £2,176
  • 15 January 2018, £2,376
  • 9 April 2018, £924

Standard en suite, monthly instalments (via Housing Hand ONLY):

  • 1 August 2017, £724
  • Balance due monthly £528 (on the first of each month from 1 September 2017 to 1 May 2018)

Additional rent considerations

The instalments may not necessarily fall in line with Student Finance England payments. It is your responsibility to ensure monies for rent are cleared upon the date due.

Payments can be made by debit card or credit card via the Host housing portal.

It is worth noting that credit cards are subject to a 2% surcharge being added at point of sale. Bank Transfers are also an accepted method of payment, however, the due amount must show in cleared funds prior to arrival. The rent instalments should be paid directly to Victoria Hall Management UK Ltd.

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