Sandhills Talbot Street, City Centre, Nottingham, NG1 5GN

Sociable living near NTU

About Sandhills Talbot Street

Allocation at Sandhills for 1st year NTU Undergraduate students for 2022 -2023 is allocated by Nottingham Trent University directly. The allocation has now been filled.

Located 5 minutes walk from NTU city campus, Sandhills 79 - 85 Talbot Street, is an impressive development with its contemporary design and decor, and open plan social areas, putting students’ wellbeing at the forefront of their university experience.

The development offers stunning social spaces including: a large shared lounge area, a demonstration kitchen for events, and quiet study room - perfect for group work or for if you'd prefer a change of scenery from your room or the library. 

It also includes a private courtyard, free onsite gym, secure bicycle storage and onsite security

The 4 to 8 bed flats all have en-suite bedrooms and 4ft (3/4 size) beds with open-plan living and kitchen areas which include a TV and washer / dryer. The building also contains two disability accessible studio flats, and one bedroom with adjoining carer room within a cluster flat. 

Rents include utility costs, internet service (up to 200Mb/s wired and 100Mb/s wireless) and free personal possessions insurance. 

See the FAQ at the bottom of this page for more information.

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Last few rooms available 8th September

  • Price: £158pppw
  • Deposit: £150pp
  • Rent inclusive of: Electricity, No Gas Present, Water, Internet, TV Licence, Contents insurance
  • City Centre
  • Shared
  • Development
  • Flat
  • Apartments
  • Modern
  • Refurbished
  • En-Suite
  • Contemporary
  • Stylish
  • Social
  • Location
  • Sociable
  • Central
  • Central Location
  • Student-Central
  • Flats
  • Stunning

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Available in this development

Sandhills (5 Bed Shared Flat)

Last few rooms available September

  • £158pppw
  • Deposit: £150pp
  • Rent inclusive of: Electricity, No Gas Present, Water, Internet, TV Licence, Contents insurance

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Reception & social space
Flat Type 10 ( Flats 44, 47, 50)
Flat Type 16 ( Flats 31, 35)
Flat Type 20 ( Flats 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 34)
Flat Type 23 ( Flats 5, 9, 14, 19, 24, 33)

Floor plans

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between a Standard and Deluxe room at Sandhills?

For 2022-23 NTU allocation there are 4 room types at Sandhills:
Economy - £156pw
Standard - £162pw
Deluxe - £165pw
Executive - £167pw

These are a combination of bedroom size, view from the window, the communal area layout, size and numbers of occupants per flat
- we thought it is only fair it is reflected in price.

How long is the contract for NTU 1st year tenants?

For 2022 - 23 academic year, the contract  length for NTU 1st year Undergraduate tenants is 44 weeks, tenancy dates are 16/09/2022  - 20/07/2023.

What size is the room shown on Building Tours?

The room shown on photos and virtual tour is a Standard Room from a type 23 6-bedroom flat. Please see Floorplans section for different flat layouts

What if I change my mind?

If your room is allocated by Nottingham Trent University, then you should contact NTU in the first instance if you change your mind and do not wish to take up the accommodation.

When you take up the tenancy, please refer to Unipol's policy for release

Is there an inventory for the flat?

To find out what is included in the flat, please see our what to bring to University guide

How big are the beds and how much storage do they have underneath?

The beds are 3/4 size (AKA Small Double) - 4ft x 6ft

The heights of space under the bed is approx. 15cm, one can fit two shallow storage boxes underneath and plenty of other cardboard boxes and items around them.

Is there parking?

As Sandhills is in a strictly city centre location, there is no parking – there is a tram stop next to NTU Newton Building (5’ walk away) which takes you to a Park & Ride facility at the outskirts of the city – there is a multi-storey car park nearby also.

What are the room accent colours?

With Sandhills, different floors will have different accent colours – these are bedroom & kitchen finishes that make the flats a little more unique

Levels LG, G and 1 are orange (room type pictured Standard) (the mirror wall is now painted off-white)

Levels 2-3-4 are sand (room type pictured Deluxe)

Levels 5-6-7 are turquoise mint (room type pictured Standard)

Who else is in my flat?

Make sure you're up-to-date with info about your accommodation and meet your flatmates by joining the official Facebook group; Sandhills 2022-23 ! 
(Please note there may be some changes up to A-Level results day)

What sports equipment is there in the cardio studio?

The cardio studio is equipped with Precor equipment:

  • Treadmill 600 line and 700 line both wit TV screens
  • X-trainer (With TV Monitor)
  • Free runner Treadmill
  • Recumbent Bike ( normal monitor)
  • Upright Bike (normal monitor)
  • Concept 2 Rower
  • Pull down Machine
  • Multi Press
  • Leg Curl Leg Ext 

Is the kitchen hob standard or induction?

The kitchen hobs are standard electric and your regular pots and pans would work on them