Accommodation

Kensington Terrace

September 2020 applicants

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Kensington Terrace

Overview

Kensington Terrace is a converted terrace of 10 houses, located in a prime location at the heart of campus and refurbished to a very high standard.

Please note that the nearby academic building is being redeveloped, and as such some noise from the building site may be experienced during your stay at Kensington Terrace. If you are noise sensitive, you might want to take this into consideration before applying to stay in this accommodation.

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‌Facilities

Our facilities include:

* If you bring your own TV or watch using a personal electronic device, you will need to purchase your own licence.

Lifestyle

Kensington Terrace offers self-catered accommodation. Recently refurbished to excellent standards, each of the houses have their own fully equipped contemporary communal kitchen/lounge with flat-screen TV, where you can relax with your friends at the end of a busy day. All rooms include a four-foot bed.

Please note that building works will be ongoing at a nearby site, and as such noise from the site may be experienced during your stay. If you are noise sensitive, you might want to take this into consideration before applying to stay in this accommodation.

Access and safety

Accommodation is spread over four floors with no lift.

We take the safety of our students very seriously and Estates Security Officers patrol our accommodation to ensure your peace of mind.

A Residences Manager is responsible for Residential Services as well as welfare and discipline and a Customer Services Manager is responsible for reception services. 

Residences Manager: Dianne Wilson
Supported by: Michelle Ridley and Alec Hughes

 

Location

Kensington Terrace is located right in the heart of the University campus overlooking Newcastle's Exhibition Park.

It's in close walking distance to the city centre, with a fantastic range of shops and nightlife. Transport links, such as the Haymarket Metro station, is just a five minute walk away with links to wider attractions.

Address

Kensington Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 4BF

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Cost

Find out how much it costs to stay with us.

Your contract

Kensington Terrace is University-owned accommodation.

2020-2021 residents

The contract is a fixed term period of 40 weeks and covers the duration of the academic year. Rents are charged per day, so if your contract differs to the standard dates above (i.e. earlier arrival), you will incur additional accommodation charges at the relevant daily rate.

All utility bills are included; WiFi is free, and we also provide Personal Possessions Insurance

Find out more about how to pay your rent.

Type of RoomWeekly Rate (2020/21)Annual Rate (40 Weeks)Annual Rate (49 Weeks - PG couples)
Single with en-suite £140.14 £5,605.60 -
Single deluxe with en-suite £157.29 £6,291.60 -
Single superior with en-suite
£165.13 £6,605.20 -
Single studio £173.46 £6,938.40 -
Double studio £183.05 £7,322.00 £8,969.45

 

Accessible Rooms

Our accommodation is accessible to all and we support students who have particular needs or disabilities

Information about accessible rooms is available on request. For further details please visit Accessible Accommodation

Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of our accommodation.

The virtual tours of our accommodation give you a view of a small sample of our bedrooms and communal areas.

We have a large variety of room types so can't show every variation. The room you're allocated may look different to the ones shown in the virtual tours.

Reception

Find out about getting in touch with your reception.

Contact information 

Reception
Kensington Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 4BF

Telephone: 0191 208 2090
Email: kensington.terrace@ncl.ac.uk

Customer Services Manager: Sian Crossey (Mon-Wed), Louise Small (Thur-Fri)
Customer Services Team Leader: James Croydon 

Reception opening times

Reception will be operating the business hours of 0800 – 1800 (Monday to Friday) from Monday 28 September. Please consider how you get in touch with us, where possible please use telephone or email to contact us.

Outside of opening times

If you require assistance outside of reception opening hours, please contact Estate Security Service on +44 (0) 191 208 6817.

 

 

Arrival

Arrival Procedures Kensington Terrace

Please make your way in your allocated time slot to:

Park Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 4BB

Please click here to download our Campus Map.

You will be greeted by a member of our Customer Services Team on Park Terrace who will ask for your accommodation details and will let you know where to park.

Once you have parked make sure you have your ID and key release form ready to show to a member of our team. Exit your vehicle alone, leaving anyone who is with you in the vehicle. Proceed on foot with your ID and key release form to the Marquee located outside Kensington Terrace Reception – do not bring anyone else with you to the Marquee.  Follow the signage to enable social distancing.

A member of the Customer Service team will greet you and ask to see your ID and key release from. Please follow the instructions provided by the team member who will provide your key pack and inform you where to go.

Please remember that you must have vacated the drop parking bay by the end of your time slot to allow others to arrive on site.

Reception opening times

This accommodation uses the reception at Kensington Terrace at the following address:

Reception
Kensington Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 4BF

If you need to get in touch either before you arrive or once you are on site, please use the following contact information:

Telephone: 0191 208 2090
Email: kensington.terrace@ncl.ac.uk

The Customer Services team will be available to help with queries from 0800 - 1730 on Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September. We ask that you do not visit our reception during arrival times to ensure that everyone is able to arrive safely.

Reception will revert to normal opening hours of 0800 – 1800 (Monday to Friday) from Monday 28 September. We ask that you please telephone or email us where possible in the first instance. If you’re unable to contact us this way, please follow our safety guidelines whilst seeing us in person.

Outside of opening times

If you arrive outside of reception opening hours or require assistance outside of reception opening hours, please contact Estate Security Service on +44 (0) 191 208 6817