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Join our warm, friendly student village just a short walk from Canterbury town centre and transport stations. Parham Student Village is less canterbury university halls of residence options trading block, more individual living spaces, all nestled in a community environment.
With well-maintained spacious rooms and shared spaces, this sociable campus represents exceptional value for money. You will be welcomed and looked after by an approachable and helpful team whose focus is on your safety and enjoyment during your time living with us. They will introduce you to your fellow residents, help with any issues and be a friendly ear if you need any support.
Representing incredible value for money, our budget single rooms are a great way to live with friends or meet new ones. You get a comfortable and warm single bedroom, and share bathroom, kitchen, seating and dining facilities with others within the house or flat.
Single bed, study desk and chair, spacious wardrobe, plenty of storage space, shared bathroom, shared kitchen, shared seating and dining area. A great way to live with friends or meet new ones on a budget. You get a spacious, comfortable and warm bedroom with an ensuite shower room, and share kitchen, seating and dining facilities with others within the house or flat.
Single bed, study desk and chair, spacious wardrobe, plenty of storage space, ensuite shower room, shared kitchen, shared seating and dining area. You get a spacious, comfortable and warm double bedroom with an ensuite shower room, and share kitchen, seating and dining facilities with others within the house or flat. Double bed, study desk and chair, spacious wardrobe, plenty of storage space, ensuite shower room, shared kitchen, shared seating and dining area.
Parham Student Village is in an ideal location for students at Canterbury Christ Church University which is the closest university to us being just a minute walk from us or a 10 minute bus journey. Buses — There is a bus stop located just outside of the Parham Student Village gates. From here you can catch a bus the universities and the city centre.
You can also catch a bus to the main bus station for onwards travel. Train — There are two railway stations in Canterbury: Canterbury East and West. From here you will be able to catch trains in to London which will take around an hour. You will also be able to make use of the wider UK rail network to visit other destinations. Taxis — There are many taxi companies that operate in Canterbury.
Airport — The nearest airports to Canterbury are London City Airport and London Gatwick Airport where you will be able to fly to domestic and international locations. Other airports that are slightly further but still within reach are London Heathrow and London Southend Airport. Shops — Canterbury city centre is full of a great range of shops with something for everyone from high street to small, independent boutiques.
Whitefriars is canterbury university halls of residence options trading main shopping centre in the city which contains an array of high street favourites. Gym — Kingsmead Leisure Centre is a 15 minute walk from us and offer student membership. The leisure centre comprises swimming pools, gym, exercise studios and classes, four sports courts and they offer personal training sessions.
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They have a large selection of drinks and also do a wide range of homemade food including vegetarian and vegan options.
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Where possible we will try to put you with your friends. When applying for your accommodation you should let us know your preferences including the names of your friends. We will contact you to confirm your request. We will try and accommodate requests for early arrivals when possible.
Please call your accommodation directly to check the availability. Your accommodation is cleaned for your arrival. Once you have moved in you will be responsible for cleaning your room and any shared areas within an apartment.
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Contact the management team in the building and they will arrange for maintenance to attend and fix the problem. Apply as soon as possible in order to book your room, we cannot guarantee your room will be available; if you book early you will improve your chances. This is not a deposit, and once paid, is not refundable. If you lose your keys, please request a new set from the accommodation office, you will need to pay for a replacement set.
If the office is closed you can contact the Student Warden on site. To live at one of our properties you must be 18 or over, on or before, the start date of your tenancy agreement.
Students will also need to sign a Direct Debit Mandate form to pay by instalments. The first installment of rent is due in our bank account 10 days before the start of your tenancy. We will notify you in good time of the bank account details, or you can pay through our on-line portal with a debit card or credit card credit cards attract a processing charge. The University will then notify the Student Loans Company that you have registered, and the Student Loans Company then pay you the first terms loan, which may arrive one to two weeks after you need to move in.
It may therefore be difficult for you to pay your first rent instalment in full without your loan. If that is the case, you should speak to your guarantor to ask for assistance in the interim. If you require further assistance please contact your site team for more information.
If students are unable to provide a UK based guarantor, payment will need to be paid in full at least 10 days prior to tenancy start dates. A Guarantor is a person that you nominate who will guarantee that your rent will be paid canterbury university halls of residence options trading you are unable to pay it yourself.
The person needs to be capable of meeting your obligations if you are unable to. If you fail to pay your rent on time, the guarantor will be responsible to ensure your rent is paid in full. More information about canterbury university halls of residence options trading can be found here. If you are not able to provide your own guarantor, Housing Hand is an international guarantor service that provides this service to all students who cannot provide a suitable or qualified UK Guarantor.
Housing Hand also specialises in dealing with International students who cannot provide a Guarantor in the UK. If you choose to pay the total rent upfront then you will not be required to have a UK based guarantor. Your Tenancy Agreement is a legally binding document and you canterbury university halls of residence options trading subject to the terms and conditions of that contract.
As a tenant on a fixed term assured short hold tenancy you cannot end your tenancy early. You may find a replacement tenant for your tenancy as long as they take over the full length of your contract and pay the rent in full.
You do not need to pay a deposit. These are included within your rent and operate on a fair usage policy. However, if you wish to watch TV in your room you must pay for your own TV licence. You require a TV licence no matter what device you watch or record live TV. More information can be found at www. Parham Student Village Canterbury.
Reserve in Four Easy Steps 1. Free WiFi On site management and maintenance team Limited parking. Budget single room with shared facilities Contract Length: Single bedroom with shared facilities Contract Length: Ensuite - single bed Contract Length: Ensuite - double bed Contract Length: Bars — There are many bars in Canterbury and it would be impossible for us to list them all but here are a few to get you started: Frequently Asked Questions Can I live with my friends?
Can I move in early? Will my room be cleaned? What do I need to bring with me? Your room is furnished but you will need to bring the essentials such as: Bed linen duvet, pillows and canterbury university halls of residence options trading Kitchen utensils, including saucepans, plates, cutlery and glasses. Will my room be checked?
What kind of students will be living here? I'm a Fresher, what can I expect? What happens if there is a problem with the heating or other services? Can I rebook my room for next year? What is a reservation fee?