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Waterway Gardens

On the edge of campus and close to a range of local amenities, Waterway Gardens is owned and managed by DMU.

It consists of six-bedroom houses, each with a shared bathroom (two toilets and two showers) and laundry facilities.

Waterway Gardens bedroom

A bedroom at Waterway Gardens

There is a coin-operated laundry room (£2 per wash, £1.50 per dry) while communal areas, including toilets and showers, are cleaned.

TV points are available in all bedrooms and lounge areas (a co-axial cable is required). Broadband connection is provided and upgrades to the basic package are available.

Limited car parking spaces are available and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis (applications are made via Leicester City Council). 

Each bedroom has:

  • Single bed and bedside cabinet
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk with chair, shelves, a desk lamp and bin
  • Vanity unit

Read our essential guide to living at Waterway Gardens.

Waterway Gardens kitchen area
A communal lounge area at Waterway Gardens

Contract length

A standard contract at Waterway Gardens lasts for 38 weeks and one day, running from Friday 22 September 2017 to Saturday 16 June 2018.

Contracts for new nursing students last for 42 weeks and one day, running from Friday 22 September 2017 to Saturday 14 July 2018

Contracts for new midwifery students last for 45 weeks and one day, running from Friday 22 September 2017 to Saturday 4 August 2018

Rent and costs

Rent: £97 per week, including utility bills and contents insurance. Total: £3,699.86 (standard), £4,184.86 (nursing) and £4,378.86 (midwifery)

No guarantor required.

Rent instalments

Option one: one instalment

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

Option two: three instalments

  • 21 October 2017: £1,394.95 (nursing) or £1,459.62 (midwifery)
  • 21 January 2018: £1,394.95 (nursing) or £1,459.62 (midwifery)
  • 25 April 2018: £1,394.95 (nursing) or £1,459.62 (midwifery)

Option three: four instalments

  • 2 November 2017: £1,046.21 (nursing) or £1,094.71 (midwifery)
  • 2 December 2017: £1,046.21 (nursing) or £1,094.71 (midwifery)
  • 2 January 2018: £1,046.21 (nursing) or £1,094.71 (midwifery)
  • 2 February 2018: £1,046.21 (nursing) or £1,094.71 (midwifery)

Waterway Gardens address

Waterway Gardens
Mint Road
Leicester, LE2 7EB
Sage Road
Leicester, LE2 7ES

T: +44 (0)116 250 6593

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