FAQs

Is there a Service Charge payable?

Service charges for 2005/06 are listed above:Service charges are collected monthly by direct debit from the lead applicant or paid in full, yearly in advance.

Can i share my flat with a friend?

Yes you can. You would be the lead tenant with your friend as an additional tenant.

Is the council tax charge included in the rent?

No – please see below

How much is the council tax?

The Council tax is Band A, please check the latest figure at the time of your enquiry.

Is a deposit/bond required, if so how much?

Yes, £500

Is it possible to obtain an extra car park space?

No, there is room for one vehicle for each apartment. Second vehicles can only be parked by arrangement with other tenants.

Do the apartments come fully furnished?

The apartments are not furnished. However, the kitchens are fully fitted, see below. Blinds are provided for all windows.

Do the kitchens have washing machines, fridge, freezers and cooker?

The kitchens are fitted with oven, hob and extractor, along with a freestanding fridge/freezer. See below re washers

Are on-site laundry facilities available?

An on-site laundry is provided which is open 24 hours per day. Use of the machines (two large load washers and dryers) is subject to a charge. Unfortunately it is not possible to have washing machines fitted in the apartments.

Are there television ariel connections available in the apartments?

Yes, terrestrial TV sockets are standard and there is a communal Sky dish. Tenants can speak to Sky directly in order to have a Sky box installed, however Sky Plus is not available due top refurbishment of the system being carried out prior to the introduction of this service.

Are phone connection points available in the apartments?

Yes, there are BT points within each apartment, plus a high-speed IT connection

What types of communal services are available?

A communal study area (with chairs and tables) plus IT access points. A fully fitted gymnasium is available on the ground floor.

What sort of heating do the apartments use?

The Heating is from electric panel heaters.

How do we get large items of furniture up to the apartments?

The lift is quite large (13 person; as opposed to the usual 8 persons). If an object is too big for the lift, the stairs is the next route.