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    Barker House

    Shield St, Newcastle Upon Tyne
    NE2 1XR

    Rooms from£108.00
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    About the halls


    Barker House is conveniently located student accommodation in Newcastle which is within walking distance of Newcastle University, Northumbria University and Newcastle College. If you are a cyclist then Newcastle University is only a short 5 minute ride away and Northumbria University is only a 4 minute bike ride.

    Barker House has everything you need to make your studies as comfortable and productive as possible, with all rooms featuring en suites and fast WiFi as well as a Plasma TV for those moments when you need to relax with your favourite Netflix series.

    The property has ample bike storage and laundry facilities and you can be certain that you will be safe and secure at Barker House with our on-site biometric entry system as well as CCTV to ensure your peace of mind.

    • Wifi
    • Bike Storage
    • CCTV
    • Laundry
    • All Bills Included
    • Large beds
    • Walk to uni
    £300 CASHBACK FOR NEW BOOKERS - USE CODE: BH300CB
    Flexible Start Dates

    Shield St, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 1XR


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    CLASSIC ENSUITE PLUS

    £108

    The modern Classic Ensuite Plus bedrooms measure 15.4 - 16 m2 and come with a 3/4 bed, study area, stylish ensuite bathroom and wardrobe. The shared area includes a spacious lounge and kitchen area.

    Move in
    19/09/2020
    Min stay
    51 weeks
    Deposit
    £200
    Price
    £108 /week
    Availability
    GOOD
    Move in
    19/09/2020
    Min stay
    43 weeks
    Deposit
    £200
    Price
    £112 /week
    Availability
    GOOD

    CLASSIC ENSUITE

    £110

    This modern ensuite bedroom comes with a 3/4 bed, study area, stylish ensuite bathroom and wardrobe. The shared area includes a spacious lounge and kitchen area.

    Move in
    19/09/2020
    Min stay
    51 weeks
    Deposit
    £200
    Price
    £110 /week
    Availability
    GOOD
    Move in
    19/09/2020
    Min stay
    43 weeks
    Deposit
    £200
    Price
    £110 /week
    Availability
    GOOD
    Move in
    09/01/2021
    Min stay
    33 weeks
    Deposit
    £200
    Price
    £115 /week
    Availability
    GOOD

    PREMIUM ENSUITE

    £127

    The large, modern Premium Ensuite bedrooms measure 19.0 m2 and come with a 3/4 bed, study area, stylish ensuite bathroom and wardrobe. The shared area includes a spacious lounge and kitchen area.

    Move in
    19/09/2020
    Min stay
    51 weeks
    Deposit
    £200
    Price
    £127 /week
    Availability
    LIMITED
    Move in
    19/09/2020
    Min stay
    43 weeks
    Deposit
    £200
    Price
    £135 /week
    Availability
    LIMITED
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    Cancellation Policy

    Special Tenancy Procedures for COVID-19 outbreak – March 2020 

    This document sets out how to proceed with requests for cancellation or delay specifically relating to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

    Please note that if a university lease or nomination agreement is in place, then the cancellation policy of the relevant university will take precedence over this policy, and the clauses within the agreement apply. 

    Tenancy Agreement : The tenancy agreement is a legal contract between the tenant and Homes for Students. The tenancy agreement is for a fixed term and the student (and guarantor) are liable for the full term of that agreement unless and until express written release is granted. 

    The usual Termination of Student Tenancy Policy applies for all cancellation requests that are not EXPLICITLY related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.       

    Initial Cancellation Period  : A student can cancel a tenancy agreement for up to 14 days after the date the booking is confirmed (the Initial Cancellation Period). For bookings made from 1st August to 30th September ahead of the academic year the booking is for, the Initial Cancellation Period reduces to 7 days. We will refund the full security deposit (£50 to £250). £20 will be deducted from the refunded amount to cover any international bank charges for deposit refunds made to non-UK banks.

    Outside Initial Cancellation Period   

    If a student wishes to cancel outside of the Initial Cancellation Period, and the cancellation reason is EXPLICITLY related to COVID-19, then the following applies:

    * 19-20 Course Withdrawn (19-20 IELTS/Pre-sessional/short term/foundation etc) 

    If the student is attending a short term course in the UK and the course is withdrawn completely by the University or Higher Education Institute, the student may be eligible to be released from this agreement.

    * 19-20 Course Delay (19-20 IELTS/Pre-sessional/short term/foundation etc) 

    If the student is attending a short term course in the UK and the start date of the course is delayed by the University or Higher Education Institute, the student may be eligible for a reduction in tenancy length based upon evidence of the delayed new course start date. 

    The student must provide written evidence that the course start date has been delayed within 3 days of being notified and we may then adjust the contract accordingly.

    * 20-21 Course which is reliant on IELTS/Pre-sessional 

    If the student is a prospective first year Undergraduate or Postgraduate student and the offer of a place at the University or Higher Education Institute in the UK is subject to completing and passing an IELTS (or equivalent) in the UK or in the student’s country of origin, and this is unable to be completed because the IELTS (or equivalent) is withdrawn entirely, the student may be eligible to be released from this agreement. 

    The student must provide written evidence that the course is no longer taking place at all within 3 days of being notified and we will release the student from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid. 

    * 20-21 Course Delay 

    If the course start date in the UK is delayed by the University or Higher Education Institute, the student may be eligible for a reduction in tenancy length based upon evidence of the delayed new course start date. 

    The student must provide written evidence that the course start date has been delayed within 3 days of being notified and we may then adjust the contract accordingly.

    * Travel Ban (19-20 or 20-21 bookings) 

    If the student is unable to travel to or enter the UK due to a restriction on leaving their country of origin, or a restriction on entering the UK which means they cannot arrive in time to start their course, the student may be eligible to be released from this agreement, subject to evidence being provided of a formal travel ban being in place. 

    There must be a specific government ban in place at the start date of the student’s course that prevents the student coming to, or entering the UK in time to start their course, and there must be  no realistic prospect of a delayed course start date. 

    Termination by Choice       

     A tenancy cannot be terminated by a student who is already in the UK, or a student who does not want to  attend the university or come to the UK of their own choice outside of the Initial Cancellation Period. The tenant remains liable for the entire rent until a suitable replacement tenant is found. 

    If the room is re-let we will refund the deposit, less any appropriate charges and a deduction of £50 for administration of the variation of the tenancy agreement. 

    APPROVAL    

    Approval for all cancellations due to COVID-19 must be received from Scott Lewis, Simon West or Kate Forester.

    Approval must be sought using the Special Room Release Request Form – COVID-19, which is available on the Intranet under Direct Let procedures.  

    Please note, cancellations will need client approval which could take up to 4 weeks.