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Accommodation for Students – Nottingham

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With more pubs, bars and restaurants in one square mile than any other European city, Nottingham has always known how to have a good time.

The 4 night time hotspots in Nottingham:

  • Castle Wharf is a recent development that modernised the City’s canal side. Warehouses have been converted into contemporary bars and restaurants with attractive waterside terraces and comedy club.
  • Hockley and the Lace Market offers’ stylish independent bars down cobbled streets.
  • Forman Street and The Corner House make for a genuinely cosmopolitan evening, thanks to pavement cafes, bars and restaurants.
  • The old side of Nottingham with ghost walks around some of the oldest pub in England and the World, such as The Bell Inn and Ye Old Trip to Jerusalem. Also home to one of Nottingham’s best kept secrets: a pub carved into the rock Loggers Heads.

 

 

 

We've got student accommodation in Nottingham that covers all areas of Nottingham, all with easy access to the Cities two University's:

 

University of Nottingham

The University has been placed in the top 1% of all universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2009. Two of the universities academics have been awarded Nobel prizes, it benefits from having campuses in Malaysia and China and on campus there is a pub, restaurants, shops, and banks catering for your every need.

 

Nottingham Trent University Accommodation

The University is attended by more than 24,000 students making it one of the largest in the UK. In terms of employment, it is among the top UK universities for employability with around 95% of students in employment or further study six months after graduating. It has 3 campuses: Clifton Brackenhurst and the City campus. Facilities on the city campus include a bank, two bars, a gym, catering
facilities, a shop, and a sports hall.

Good Times

Predominantly a student area (almost like a student village)

Cheap supermarkets in the area

Close to Lenton Boulevard, with amenities and student bars

Bad Times

A very lively student area where everybody wants to party making it hard to get work done.

Permit parking limited.

Lenton properties

Good Times

An excellent location, 5 mins walk to the City Centre and 10 mins walk to the Train Station.

Also very popular with 3rd year students as it’s a very chic.

Free on road Parking

Bad Times

For a more luxurious area to live in, there is a higher price to pay (but worth it for the view of that castle on the skyline)

The Park properties

Good Times

The shortest distance to walk to University.

Short walk to Beeston high street, home of shops, pubs and restaurants, and Beeston train station.

A great place to study, a bit more serious student area, more relaxed.

Bad Times

Not so close to Nottingham University (a good 20 min walk).

Less of a party ethic.

Beeston properties

Good Times

Amazingly close to QMC for medical students.

Close walking distance to University Park campus (around 5mins).

Bad Times

Slightly longer distance than Lenton from the city centre.

Dunkirk properties

Good Times

Considered one of the most desirable parts of the city in which to live.

Great transport city links.

Bad Times

Far away from the centre of Nottingham.

Long way from University Park campus.

Wollaton properties

Good Times

Huge Forest recreation ground, Goose Fair, outdoor gym.

10 min walk to the centre of Nottingham (easy short walk).

Ideal for Trent Uni.

On the Tram-line.

Bad Times

Long distance from the University of Nottingham

Forest Fields properties

Good Times

Set around a Beautiful park (The Arboretum) great in the Summer BBQ’s, Picnic and events/festivals.

Close to Trent Uni.

Bad Times

Long distance from the University of Nottingham.

A small area so houses are limited.

Close to Trent Uni hall (nosey).

Arboretum properties

Good Times

Close to Trent university campus and buildings.

Easy access to main city shops and nightlife.

No taxis fair.

Close walks home.

Bad Times

Apartment only (it will be very rare to find a house in this area).

Expensive.

Management fee to live in an apartment.

City Centre properties

Good Times

A mixture of students and large private houses, beautiful surroundings (lovely architecture).

A conservation area with many distinguished Victorian houses and plenty of aged trees.

Bad Times

Not within a short walk to bars etc.

Mapperley Park properties

Good Times

Efficient transport to city centre and Trent University city campus.

Low rents / Cheap living.

Local cheap shops.

Bad Times

Located a lot further than expected to walk to either Universities.

Not so many students live in this area.

Bobbers Mill properties

Good Times

Buses run every 2 minutes.

A great place for undergraduate as property house prices are aimed at first time buyers.

Bad Times

A bus journey into the city centre or a fair walk.

Limited local amenities.

Sherwood properties

The Accommodation for Students – Nottingham Purple Frog team

Greg White
Co-Founder

Greg is one of the founders of Purple Frog, he graduated in 2007 with a 2:2 in Computer and Electrical Engineering with Business from the University of Birmingham. Greg oversees business development across our businesses with particular focus on the development and investment side of properties in which our tenants live. Greg loves sharing our company journey, regularly speaking or being involved in university events. Often found on the ski slopes, he enjoys being active and trying to keep fit.

07891 990 148
Patrick Garratt
Co-Founder and Managing Director

Patrick is one of the founders of purple frog, he graduated in 2007 alongside Greg with a 2:1 in Business from the University of Birmingham. As part of his degree he was required to write and submit a business plan and decided he may as well see it through! Patrick spends time in each of our 4 offices and is often accompanied by his black lab Hugo.

07817 793 828
Ben Holdnall
Senior Property Manager

Ben has been with purple frog for over 5 years and has been running our property management team for most of that time. Before joining purple frog Ben used to work as a contractor in student properties so he's got hands on knowledge too and has experience of most maintenance issues we may come across. Outside of work Ben enjoys expanding his horizons and travelling the world, he's recently been to Russia and is also a keen linguist... ask him to show off some of his Mandarin!

0121 270 2722 option 2 OR 07854 410 518
Sharon Frost
Accounts

Sharon looks after the finances at Purple Frog making sure tenants pay their rent and landlords get paid on time. Although very friendly, we wouldn't ever want Sharon chasing us for our rent!

0121 270 2722 option 3
Claire Pace
Lettings Administrator - Operations Centre

Claire is the friendly voice reminding our tenants to complete all their paperwork to secure their new homes. She makes sure all the paperwork is correct, i's dotted, t's crossed to make sure moving in goes as smoothly as possible. (Claire works Monday to Thursday.)

0121 227 4188
Kerry Grayburn
Branch Manager

Kerry has a passion for all things property and loves spending her time helping our students find their next home. She's always keen to talk to landlords about how to improve their properties and make sure they are making the most of their investment.

01158 224 388
Kamila Dabrowska
Operations Team - Operations Centre

Kamila started with us as an apprentice in 2014 and has since succesfully completed her couse and knows everything admin in the Purple Frog office, her specialties so far are council tax, utilities and keeping on top of paperwork. We are confident that one day she'll be running the place!

0121 227 4188
Sabrina Courts
Operations Manager - Operations Centre

Sabrina looks after the nitty gritty stuff which goes on behind the scenes, making sure everything from council tax to welcome packs and contracts are all prepared and organised correctly. Sabrina is unfortunately a Birmingham City Football Club supporter and hasn't missed a home or away match in over 5 years!

0121 227 4188
Kane Simpson
Assistant Property Manager

Kane works hard to make sure that our tenants and landlords don't have to worry about maintenance issues. He's on hand to make sure that if things get broken, you know that they'll quickly get fixed. You may bump into Kane on a Saturday night in Stealth which is his favourite place to hang out in Nottingham.

0115 822 4388
Bilal Khan
Accounts

Bilal is a wiz with numbers and is happy to help any of our tenants of landlords with their queries. He's is currently completing accounting qualifications at the same time as working at purple frog,... we make sure he finds enough time to unwind though!

0121 270 2722 option 3
Gemma Salusbury
Lettings Manager

In her spare time Gemma runs her own motivating healthy lifestyle change business so has plenty of experience in advising and building strong relationships with customers! In her spare time she performs gigs and has recently secured a role in the next Oakland Furniture advert so keep your eyes peeled for the jogger!

01158 224 388
Stephen Haigh
Business Development Manager - Property Sales

Stephen heads up Purple Frog’s Property Sales division across Birmingham, Bristol and Nottingham and has a wealth of experience in the industry. He has a breadth of knowledge about helping first time to portfolio investors achieve their goals. In his youth Stephen was a Rock Star in the band Soup which was known for its West Coast psychedelic music and regularly played in the University of Birmingham Guild of Students bar.

0333 003 1122
Abbie Leeson
Lettings Assistant - Nottingham

Abbie is our latest apprentice in the Nottingham branch and has already attained a BTEC in Business Studies. She has an avid interest in formula 1 and dotes on her Chihuahua Lilabelle named after a Kate Moss perfume.

01158 224 388
Emma-Leigh
Operations Coordinator

Emma-Leigh is the lovely person who makes sure that your deposits are returned as quickly and smoothly as possible. She combines this with being a third-year student at UoB and painting lovely paintings of 'nudes with colourful hair'.

0121 227 4188
Haroon Marshall
Accounts Administrator

Haroon is learning a lot about accounts. He's already mastered credit control, invoicing and adding new Go Cardless accounts. And he's eager to learn more! Outside the office, you can see him perform as hip hop legend H Dott. He's also pretty nifty on the Asian drums, too.

0121 647 3919
Theresa Meally
Operations Administrator

As part of the operations team, Theresa is your first contact for all things paperworky. She’s here to help with contracts, guarantors, tenancy questions…everything! Theresa is Irish and there’s nothing she likes more than returning to the old country, stoking up the peat fire, pouring a glass of poteen and talking about the old days – she can trace her family history back to the 17th Century. If she’s not doing that, she’s watching the Kilkenny Cats thrashing their deadly rivals the Cork Rebels in the Hurling.

0121 270 2722
Lundy Blake
Ledger Clerk/Credit Controller

Lundy works in the accounts team to keep the company’s financial records in tip top order. Outside of crunching the numbers, her passion is helping young people to achieve their potential through counselling and mentoring. That’s pretty awesome, Lundy.

0121 227 4188
Reece Jones
Adminstrator

Reece is here to help get your tenancy sorted. He's right on it, sorting contracts, making sure your right to rent documents are OK and answering any questions you might have. He's a massive Blues fan (though not as big a fan as Sabrina) and is a semi-pro footballer, playing left midfield for Alvechurch Church FC. When he was a little boy, he dreamed of winning the world cup, but has been hindered in this dream because he's not from Brazil.

0121 227 4188

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