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New Wharf Hall

On the edge of campus, close to a large supermarket and our QEII Leisure Centre, New Wharf Hall is owned and managed by DMU. 

Its flats have four, seven or 10 bedrooms, with each one having a shared bathroom (two toilets and two showers per flat). Allocated car parking spaces for students with a disability are also available.

New Wharf Hall bedroom
A bedroom at New Wharf Hall

Communal areas of flats, including toilets and showers, are cleaned and students there is a coin-operated laundry room (£2 per wash, £1.50 per dry).

TV points are available in kitchens, but bedrooms require an indoor aerial. There is a broadband connection and upgrades to the basic package are available.

Each bedroom has:

  • Single bed with under bed storage
  • Vanity unit with cupboards above
  • Wash basin with a shaver point, towel rail and mirror
  • Wardrobe and coat hook
  • Desk with shelves, a notice board, a desk lamp and bin
  • Desk chair and a bench
  • Bedrooms are carpeted and have window blinds

Read our essential guide to living in New Wharf Hall.

New Wharf Hall Kitchen area
A kitchen area at New Wharf Hall

Contract length

A standard contract at New Wharf Hall lasts for 38 weeks and one day, running from Friday 22 September 2017 to Saturday 17 June 2018.

Art and Design Foundation student contracts last for 38 weeks and one day, running from Sunday 27 August to Saturday 26 May 2018.

Rent and costs

Rent: £99 per week (includes utility bills, broadband and contents insurance) 

  • Standard total is £3,776.14 
  • Art and Design Foundation total is £3,846.86

No guarantor required.

Rent instalments 2017/18

Option 1: one instalment

There is a five per cent discount if the full contract fee is paid by 21 October 2017.

Option 2: three instalments

  • 21 October 2017, £1,258.71
  • 21 January 2018, £1,258.71 
  • 25 April 2018, £1,258.72

Art Foundation

  • 21 October 2017, £1,282.28
  • 21 January 2018, £1,282.28
  • 25 April 2018, £1,282.30

Option 3: four instalments

  • 2 November 2017, £944.03
  • 2 December 2017, £944.03
  • 2 January 2018, £944.03 
  • 2 February 2018, £944.05 

Art Foundation

  • 2 November 2017, £961.71
  • 2 December 2017, £961.71
  • 2 January 2018, £961.71
  • 2 February 2018, £961.73

This is a DMU-managed hall and payments are on more flexible terms than those offered by some private providers. You will be able to use your student loan to pay your rent, as installments are due after you have received it.

There are no payment surcharges. Payments can be made by cash, cheque, credit or debit card, banker’s draft and bank transfer.

New Wharf Hall address

New Wharf 
42-48 Western Boulevard 
Leicester, LE2 7BU

T: +44 (0)116 250 6592

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