Sandhills, Talbot Street, , NG1 5GN

Ideally located within a 5 minute walk of Nottingham Trent City Campus. Rooms in 1st Year NTU Undergraduate flats available to book now

About Sandhills, Talbot Street

Bookings at Sandhills for 2024-25 for 1st Year Undergraduate students are now open:
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Tenancy length: 13/09/2024 - 31/07/2025, 46 weeks
£182 Standard, total: £8,372.00
£184 Deluxe, total: £8,465.38

Unipol would be taking part in NTU Open Days on Saturdays: 23rd March and 27th April
- this would be an opportunity to see a Show Flat in either building between 10am – 3pm – there is no need to book for those building tours

Sandhills is a fantastic building in the centre of the city, offering stunning social spaces including: a large shared lounge area and private courtyard for events. It also includes quiet study areas, free onsite cardio studio and secure bicycle storage.

Unipol is a unique 'not for profit' organisation. Find out more about us here

The 4 to 8 bed flats all have en-suite bedrooms with open-plan living and kitchen areas which include a smart TV and washer/dryer (so no communal laundrettes!). All utilities are included in the rent. All tenants get high speed internet with wired download speeds of up to 200Mb/s and  100Mb/s

Unipol also have a fantastic lower priced building called Cotton House offering the same amenity level in a different location

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Rooms available 13th September

  • Price: from £182pppw
  • Rent inclusive of: Electricity, Water, Internet, TV Licence, Contents Insurance
  • City Centre
  • Spacious
  • Modern
  • Flat
  • Popular

Available in this development

Standard (46 weeks)

Rooms available September

  • £182pppw
  • Rent inclusive of: Electricity, Water, Internet, TV Licence, Contents Insurance

Deluxe (46 weeks)

Rooms available September

  • £184pppw
  • Rent inclusive of: Electricity, Water, Internet, TV Licence, Contents Insurance

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Why Unipol

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if I cannot take up my place at University?

If you let us know in writing before midday (12:00) on 22nd August 2024 we will release you from your tenancy.

Address: 28 Shakespeare St, Nottingham NG1 4FQ (Postal responses need to be delivered to the office before the deadline).

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If you wish to discuss this your tenancy release, please call us on 0115 934 5020

If you wish to leave after this point we have a release process you can use.

Can I pick my flat and room?

You are able to select the Room Type, but not the flat type.

Examples of room types shown on Video Walk-throughs (see: 'Can I view my flat?' FAQ)
Economy - F31.R1, F31.R2
Deluxe - F30.R1, F30.R2
Executive - F36.2, F36.3

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis to 1st year NTU students

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

For 2023 - 24 academic year, the contract  length for 1st year Undergraduate NTU tenants is

46 weeks, tenancy dates are 13/09/2024  - 31/07/2025.

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

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.

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

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

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

Can I pick my room colour?

Room type (Economy/Standard/Deluxe/Executive) is the only preference option available.

Allocation starts from top of the building, going down Core B ( 37, 36, 35, ... )

Can I live with my friends?

Yes, if you apply at the same time.

Please e-mail 

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 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 

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 (watch this space)