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    Chapel Heights

    Durham DH1 1SJ, United Kingdom

    Chapel Heights presents a distinctive student accommodation option in Durham, characterized by its stylish design and serene surroundings. Situated adjacent to a quaint chapel, these apartments offer a unique blend of urban convenience and natural tranquility. The main road to the city centre lies in front of the apartment, while a picturesque courtyard separates the rooms from the bustling route. Lush greenery envelops the premises, providing residents with a refreshing vista and a serene atmosphere.

    Features:

    Comprising five blocks of flats—Grange Wood, Black Dene, Mallygill, Rainton, and Hopperwood—Chapel Heights offers 196 en-suite beds, each equipped with private kitchens and studios. Luxurious interiors span over 18 square metres, boasting ample storage space, double beds, and designated study areas. Residents enjoy modern amenities such as a laundry room and cable TV, while a diverse array of shops, restaurants, and supermarkets are within easy reach.

    Rooms at Chapel Heights are categorized into GOLD STUDIO and SILVER STUDIO, with some featuring balconies for residents to savor the surrounding vistas. All rooms come furnished with double beds, and the kitchenettes are equipped with contemporary appliances, including fridges, ovens, kettles, and dishwashers. The presence of a courtyard offers residents a peaceful retreat amidst their daily routines, providing opportunities for relaxation and social gatherings.

    Location:

    Conveniently situated at Chapel Heights, residents are ideally positioned to explore Durham's vibrant city life. Noteworthy dining options such as the renowned Italian restaurant Bella Italia are a short walk away, perfect for impromptu dinner outings. Prince Bishops Shopping Centre beckons for retail therapy, while Flat White Kitchen offers exceptional artisanal coffee within an easy stroll. Durham University and essential amenities like the University Hospital of North Durham and Boots Pharmacy are conveniently located nearby.

    Transport:

    Chapel Heights offers convenient access to transportation hubs, with Durham bus station and train station just a short distance away. Caffeine enthusiasts can easily reach Flat White Kitchen, a popular café, while international travel is facilitated by the proximity of Newcastle International Airport.

    Security & Services:

    At Chapel Heights, we prioritize providing a safe and secure living environment for our residents. With 24/7 CCTV surveillance, secure key fob entry systems, and an onsite management team available for prompt assistance, we ensure peace of mind for all residents. As a premier option for student housing in Durham, we offer amenities designed to enhance the student experience, including high-speed Wi-Fi, a state-of-the-art gym, study rooms, and communal lounges, fostering a well-rounded lifestyle. Additionally, utility bills are included in the rent, alleviating financial burdens and allowing residents to focus on their academic and personal pursuits.

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    Bronze Studio
    Private Room (16.0-19.0 Sqm.) • Private Bath • Private Kitchen
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    Double-bedDual Occupancy for £25.0
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    Stay 51 weekMove in 2024-09-14Deposit £1Rent £299 / week
    Stay 51 weekMove in 2024-09-14Deposit £1Rent £304 / week
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    Silver Studio
    Private Room (18.0-22.0 Sqm.) • Private Bath • Private Kitchen
    Entire-PlaceEntire Place
    Double-bedDual Occupancy for £25.0
    study-deskStudy desk and chair
    underbed-storageUnderbed Storage
    Stay 51 weekMove in 2024-09-14Deposit £1Rent £309 / week
    Stay 51 weekMove in 2024-09-14Deposit £1Rent £315 / week
    Stay 44 weekMove in 2024-09-14Deposit £1Rent £315 / week
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    Explore Beyond Chapel Heights

    Leazes Rd - Underpass Stand B

    11 mins walk
    Claypath Millennium Place

    9 mins walk
    Leazes Rd - Underpass Stand A

    11 mins walk
    The Riverwalk

    17 mins walk
    Prince Bishops Shopping Centre

    12 mins walk
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    Location

    Durham DH1 1SJ, United Kingdom

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    I had a really good experience booking through uniacco, the customer service was very fast and easy. They also gave me instant replies and good advice with queries that I had and helped me book a really good accomodation.
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    The moving in process was extremely easy and all the staff were helpful. I had no problems regarding checking in and if I had any issues it was dealt with immediately.

    Payment Details

    Deposit: No Deposit Required
    Installment Plan: You can choose from annual, termly and monthly payment plans across the year. (Please note there will be a +2% applied to those who have chosen monthly instalments)
    Guarantor: The guarantor can be any international guarantor, not necessarily UK based.
    Mode of Payment: Pay using a Credit Card, Debit Card or Bank Transfer.

    House Policies

    Cancellation policy relating to bookings for the 2024/25 academic year at properties in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland

    A. Cooling-off Period

    You can cancel your booking in writing or by sending an email directly to the Property Team within 7 days of accepting your tenancy agreement. If you decide to cancel your accommodation booking within these 7 days, we will arrange a full refund of your deposit.

    If you book your accommodation on or after 1 August 2024, your cooling off period will reduce to 24 hours only from the point you accept it. If you do cancel your booking within these 24 hours, we will arrange the return of your full deposit.

    Please note that if you check in to your accommodation and collect the keys during the cooling-off period, the cooling-off period will immediately and automatically end at the point you accept the keys.

    B. Cancelling after cooling-off period has expired

    If you wish to terminate your tenancy agreement after the cooling-off period has expired, there are some circumstances where you may be able to be released from your tenancy, e.g. if you can evidence that you are not/are no longer a student at university. In other cases, you may need to find a replacement tenant.

    Please read the sections below and check whether any of the situations described apply to you.

    To submit a cancellation request, please send an email or letter directly to your Property Team with supporting evidence as set out below. The Property Team will respond as soon as possible with a decision or requesting additional information to support your request. Please note that failure to send any, or insufficient, official written evidence supporting the reason for your cancellation request may delay a decision being made.

    We assess all cancellation requests on a case-by-case basis.

    The following procedure applies to the below:

    • Failed to receive the grades needed to take up your University place at the start of the 2024/25 academic year.

    • Failed to obtain visa needed to take up your University place at the start of the 2024/25 academic year.

    • The pre-sessional English language course required to take up your University place is cancelled.

    • University entry is deferred from the start of the 2024/25 academic year until the start of the 2025/26 academic year.

    • Choice of University for the start of the 2024/25 academic year has changed to a different city where Student Roost accommodation is unavailable.

    If you’ve confirmed your Student Roost accommodation but then can no longer attend the affiliated University for the 2024/25 academic year for one or more of the above reasons, you may be able to cancel. Please email or write to your Property Team explaining the reason(s) you need to cancel and enclosing official written evidence from the relevant University and/or Summer School and/or UCAS and/or visa authorities/embassy supporting the reason(s) why you cannot attend the relevant University.

    If sufficient evidence is provided to our satisfaction, you will be eligible for release from your tenancy agreement from the date of our approval of your cancellation request (which will not be earlier than the date we receive satisfactory evidence) and we will arrange to return your deposit (if you have already moved into your accommodation, this would be minus any deductions relating to unpaid rent owed (if any) for the period you have occupied the Accommodation up to the approved date of cancellation and the condition of your room/flat upon your departure).

    If you have changed your mind about your choice of University and wish to study in a different city for the 2024/25 academic year, we will seek to place you in Student Roost accommodation in that city, if such accommodation is available. Please note that a new tenancy agreement will have to be entered into and the room type and rent for the new Student Roost accommodation in the different city may be different from the room type and rent for the original Student Roost accommodation. For example, the rent amount for the new Student Roost accommodation in the different city may be higher than the rent for the original Student Roost accommodation. If alternative Student Roost accommodation is not available, and you provide sufficient evidence of your change in circumstances as set out above, you will be eligible for release from your tenancy agreement from the date of our approval of your cancellation request (which will not be earlier than the date we receive satisfactory evidence) and we will arrange the return of the deposit (minus any deductions that apply if you have moved in).

    The following procedure applies to the below:

    • Eviction from University

    • Voluntary withdrawal from University

    Cancelling your tenancy agreement for one of the above reasons is subject to approval at Student Roost’s sole discretion. We will consider cancellation requests for these reasons on a case by case basis.

    Please email or write to your Property Team explaining the reason why you would like to cancel your tenancy and enclosing official written evidence from the University supporting the reason for your request.

    Please note that until a decision is made by Student Roost you will continue to be liable for the rent.

    If your cancellation request is approved, you will be released from your tenancy agreement from the date of our approval (which will not be earlier than the date we receive satisfactory evidence supporting the request), and we will arrange the return of your deposit (minus any deductions relating to unpaid rent and/or the condition of your room/flat upon your departure).

    The end of the academic year, or the conclusion of any examination period, does not qualify for release from the tenancy and tenants will remain liable for the full tenancy period in their tenancy agreement. For the avoidance of doubt, you will remain fully liable for the entire duration of the tenancy agreement regardless of the academic calendar or exam schedules.

    The following procedure applies to the below:

    • Change of mind.

    • Booked different accommodation.

    • Accepted onto a placement or exchange programme.

    • Single semester course.

    • Classes temporarily or permanently being delivered online.

    • Decide to commute to your University city.

    If you do not wish to live at Student Roost for one or more of the above reasons you will be required to find a replacement person to take over your tenancy. You are only permitted to do this until 31 May 2025. from and including 1 June 2025, a tenancy takeover is not possible.

    The replacement person must be a student and match the preferences of the accommodation (e.g. female-only flat), and you must not have any rent arrears. Also, an existing resident/an individual who has a completed 2024/25 room booking with Student Roost cannot be used as a replacement person.

    A TENANCY TAKEOVER FEE OF £50 WILL APPLY. This fee is non-refundable and covers the costs associated with changing your tenancy agreement.

    The replacement person must sign a contract for the entire length of your tenancy agreement and secure this with payment of the deposit. If a replacement person is found, you will be released from your tenancy agreement from the start date of the replacement person’s tenancy period, provided that the replacement person has signed their tenancy agreement and any applicable cooling-off period has expired. Student Roost will also return your deposit (minus any deductions relating to unpaid rent and/or to the condition of your room/flat upon your departure). Please note that you will remain liable for the rent until the replacement person has signed their tenancy agreement and paid the deposit, any applicable cooling-off period has expired, and their tenancy period has started.


    Cancellation policy relating to bookings for the 2024/25 academic year at properties in Wales :

    A. Cooling-off Period

    You can cancel your booking in writing or by sending an email directly to the Property Team within 7 days of accepting your occupation contract. If you decide to cancel your accommodation booking within these 7 days, we will arrange a full refund of your deposit.

    If you book your accommodation on or after 1 August 2024, your cooling off period will reduce to 24 hours only from the point you accept it. If you do cancel your booking within these 24 hours, we will arrange the return of your full deposit.

    Please note that if you check in to your accommodation and collect the keys during the cooling-off period, the cooling-off period will immediately and automatically end at the point you accept the keys.

    B. Cancelling after cooling-off period has expired

    If you wish to terminate your occupation contract after the cooling-off period has expired, there are some circumstances where you may be able to be released from your occupation contract, e.g. if you can evidence that you are not/are no longer a student at university. In other cases, you may need to find a replacement contract holder.

    Please read the sections below and check whether any of the situations described apply to you.

    To submit a cancellation request, please send an email or letter directly to your Property Team with supporting evidence as set out below. The Property Team will respond as soon as possible with a decision or requesting additional information to support your request. Please note that failure to send any, or insufficient, official written evidence supporting the reason for your cancellation request may delay a decision being made.

    We assess all cancellation requests on a case-by-case basis.

    The following procedure applies to the below:

    • Failed to receive the grades needed to take up your University place at the start of the 2024/25 academic year.

    • Failed to obtain visa needed to take up your University place at the start of the 2024/25 academic year.

    • The pre-sessional English language course required to take up your University place is cancelled.

    • University entry is deferred from the start of the 2024/25 academic year until the start of the 2025/26 academic year.

    • Choice of University for the start of the 2024/25 academic year has changed to a different city where Student Roost accommodation is unavailable.

    If you’ve confirmed your Student Roost accommodation but then can no longer attend the affiliated University for the 2024/25 academic year for one or more of the above reasons, you may be able to cancel. Please email or write to your Property Team explaining the reason(s) you need to cancel and enclosing official written evidence from the relevant University and/or Summer School and/or UCAS and/or visa authorities/embassy supporting the reason(s) why you cannot attend the relevant University.

    If sufficient evidence is provided to our satisfaction, you will be eligible for release from your occupation contract from the date of our approval of your cancellation request (which will not be earlier than the date we receive satisfactory evidence) and we will arrange to return your deposit (if you have already moved into your accommodation, this would be minus any deductions relating to unpaid rent owed (if any) for the period you have occupied the Accommodation up to the approved date of cancellation and the condition of your room/flat upon your departure).

    If you have changed your mind about your choice of University and wish to study in a different city for the 2024/25 academic year, we will seek to place you in Student Roost accommodation in that city, if such accommodation is available. Please note that a new occupation contract will have to be entered into and the room type and rent for the new Student Roost accommodation in the different city may be different from the room type and rent for the original Student Roost accommodation. For example, the rent amount for the new Student Roost accommodation in the different city may be higher than the rent for the original Student Roost accommodation. If alternative Student Roost accommodation is not available, and you provide sufficient evidence of your change in circumstances as set out above, you will be eligible for release from your occupation contract from the date of our approval of your cancellation request (which will not be earlier than the date we receive satisfactory evidence) and we will arrange the return of the deposit (minus any deductions that apply if you have moved in).

    The following procedure applies to the below:

    • Eviction from University

    • Voluntary withdrawal from University

    Cancelling your occupation contract for one of the above reasons is subject to approval at Student Roost’s sole discretion. We will consider cancellation requests for these reasons on a case by case basis.

    Please email or write to your Property Team explaining the reason why you would like to cancel your occupation contract and enclosing official written evidence from the University supporting the reason for your request.

    Please note that until a decision is made by Student Roost you will continue to be liable for the rent.

    If your cancellation request is approved, you will be released from your occupation contract from the date of our approval (which will not be earlier than the date we receive satisfactory evidence supporting the request), and we will arrange the return of your deposit (minus any deductions relating to unpaid rent and/or the condition of your room/flat upon your departure).

    The end of the academic year, or the conclusion of any examination period, does not qualify for release from the occupation contract and contract holders will remain liable for the full occupation period in their occupation contract. For the avoidance of doubt, you will remain fully liable for the entire duration of the occupation contract regardless of the academic calendar or exam schedules.

    The following procedure applies to the below:

    • Change of mind.

    • Booked different accommodation.

    • Accepted onto a placement or exchange programme.

    • Single semester course.

    • Classes temporarily or permanently being delivered online.

    • Decide to commute to your University city.

    If you do not wish to live at Student Roost for one or more of the above reasons you will be required to find a replacement person to take over your occupation contract. You are only permitted to do this until 31 may 2025. from and including 1 june 2025, a tenancy takeover is not possible.

    The replacement person must be a student and match the preferences of the accommodation (e.g. female-only flat), and you must not have any rent arrears. Also, an existing resident/an individual who has a completed 2024/25 room booking with Student Roost cannot be used as a replacement person.

    The replacement person must sign a contract for the entire length of your occupation contract and secure this with payment of the deposit. If a replacement person is found, you will be released from your occupation contract from the start date of the replacement person’s occupation period, provided that the replacement person has signed their occupation contract and any applicable cooling-off period has expired. Student Roost will also return your deposit (minus any deductions relating to unpaid rent and/or to the condition of your room/flat upon your departure). Please note that you will remain liable for the rent until the replacement person has signed their occupation contract and paid the deposit, any applicable cooling-off period has expired, and their occupation period has started.

     

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    Chapel Heights FAQs

    The Platform Fee is a one-time charge that prioritizes your booking and grants access to exclusive pre and post-landing services, potentially saving up to £1,500. This fee is refundable if UniAcco cannot secure the room category and property you select.
    You can get a full refund if you cancel within 24 hours of payment, after which platform fees will not be refunded (To be added on Cancellation Policy also)
    Fee is non-refundable in case the student decides to swap their accommodation from a non-commissionable property to a commissionable property. Platform Fee is refundable to the student if they decide to cancel their booking within the defined “UniAcco Cooling Off Period”. This period will be upto 48 hours from the months April-September and 5 days from the months October-March.
    Platform fee reflects upfront for all non-commissionable properties. For partially commissionable properties, the platform fee should reflect at the time of the student filling the booking form. This is subject to the nationality of the student.
    We will assist the student with the entire booking process. End-to-end handling of the cancellation process for the student. (Platform Fee won’t be refundable to the student in this scenario). Post Move-In Assistance to the student.

    Whether you want to share with friends or have your own private Studio, our Roosts offer a great selection of room types for everyone. Our rooms range depending on where you decide to book and you can view these through our individual property pages.

    No, subletting any part of your accommodation is not permitted as per your accepted tenancy agreement. If you need to move out early, contact the reception team to discuss the option of a tenancy takeover.