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The Zip Building

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Flexible start dates

If your course is formally delayed by the Uni or HE Institute, you may be eligible for a reduction in the 20-21 tenancy length, and join us later than originally anticipated

Pre-sessional courses

If you're booked onto a pre-sessional course that is cancelled due to COVID-19, you may be released from your tenancy agreement

Travel Bans

If you're unable to enter the UK or cannot arrive in time to start your course, you may be eligible to be released from your tenancy agreement

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The Zip Building - Student Accommodation in Leicester

39 Rydall Street,

The Zip Building offers the best in modern, affordable and well-located student accommodation. You will be just 2 minutes’ walk from De Montfort University so you’ll never have any trouble getting to uni, and the campus bus services mean you will have a great way to get around the city. The main Leicester railway station is nearby and is your gateway to the rest of the country.

The Zip Building is modern and comfortable student accommodation in Leicester. Looking for your own independent living space? Student living in our gorgeous studios offer you the privacy of your own bathroom and kitchenette while you study. We also have a range of spacious 1 to 4 bedroom apartments, designed to ensure maximum comfort. As well as being in a fantastic location and having a range of accommodation options to suit, every room has a ¾ double bed (or a full double if you pick our premium studio!) a study area with plenty of storage, and fast unlimited internet. All utility bills are included as standard giving you total peace of mind.

Based just outside the campus for De Montfort University, The Zip Building is located in the heart of a bustling student area with a multitude of takeaways, pubs and restaurants to choose from as well as health and fitness and all of the local amenities Leicester has to offer on your doorstep. The Zip Building’s prime location and its high quality student apartments mean that these rooms fill up quickly.

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High Speed WiFi Available at The Zip Building in LeicesterUp to 56Mbps WiFi**
Walk to Leicester universities from The Zip BuildingWalk to Uni
All Your Utility Bills Are Included in Your Rent at The Zip Building in Leicester All Utility Bills Included
Laundry Facilities Onsite at The Zip Building in LeicesterLaundry Facilities Onsite
CCTV at The Zip Building in LeicesterCCTV and Secure Door Entry System
Large Beds Available at The Zip Building in LeicesterEn-Suite Rooms Available

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Explore Leicester

The Zip Building is located just outside the campus of De Montfort University, so getting to university from your flat couldn’t be easier. You can also get to the nearby University of Leicester by bus in just 20 minutes, or walk there in 27 minutes!

Leicester train station is also just 21 minutes’ walk away, or 16 minutes by bus – connecting you to the rest of the UK and making it easy to get home or visit friends and family.

In terms of entertainment and nightlife, Leicester has a lot to offer, with a booming social scene, frequent live music events and a great underground music scene, as well as any number of cafes, pubs and restaurants all easily available from your accommodation in The Zip Building! Call us to book your room today!

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Travelling time by car 5 min   Travelling time by bicycle 9 min
Travelling time by walking 26 min   Travelling time by bus 23 min

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Travelling time by walking 10 min   Travelling time by bus 10 min

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