Best Locations for Student Accommodation:
Average rent is around £80.00-£83.00 pp pw.
Chester is in close proximity to a number of major UK Cities and is therefore served with excellent transport links. The University campus is approximately 5 minutes in a taxi and about 20 minutes walk from the city centre. There are a number of frequent journeys available to major cities and a fast train service means that you can travel to London in just over two hours.
Manchester’s International airport is only 30 miles from Chester and Liverpool Airport is slightly closer at only 25 miles.
Parking and Permit Information:
The residents parking scheme allows residents the option to apply for a permit to ensure that they can be guaranteed a parking space in areas closer to the city centre. Permits are available to purchase at a cost of £60.00, which remains valid for a year.
Living in Chester:
Chester is known for its unique archaeology and architecture. There are a number of art festivals that go on throughout the year. Furthermore, there is also a variety of street entertainment and exhibitions. Although Chester is relatively small the quirky city has lots to offer students with extensive restaurants, cafes, bars and nightclubs.
There is also the option to go and experience Chester Students’ Union bar CH1 which is located near the campus canteen. The students’ union organise a range of events throughout the weeks and term for you to enjoy.
The University has two campuses but has sporting facilities located at both campuses to allow ease of access for all students. There are a number of wide ranging activities available for students, which works hand in hand with all the varying sporting activities that they can get involved in.
There are a number of shops located around the city centre but most are located around Eastgate Street, Northgate Street and a shopping centre called Rows, which has a number of specialist and eccentric boutiques/shops.
The Student union has a number of links with a handful of the clubs in Chester, which therefore means there are a host of student nights in the week.