Moving in to Oak House

Special arrival information

Oak House is a large building housing 188 students.

Please consider carefully when you will be able to make the journey and move into your room.

Booking your arrival

Every tenant must book a key collection appointment.

Unipol will email every new tenant a link to a booking system so you can book a timeslot  to collect keys for your new property.

Please bring a form of identification with you when you come to collect your key

Check out the Unipol website for more information about what facilities are supplied in your accommodation and what you need to bring with you. 

Arriving by car

If you are traveling a long distance, please allow extra time for your journey, so you can collect your keys during your pre-booked time slot.

It is not unusual to take longer than your expected journey time to reach the city. It may be busy when you arrive at Oak House and your patience is appreciated.

Arriving by air

If you are an international student arriving by air to Leeds/Bradford airport, it is best to take a taxi to Oak House. It is 10 miles from the airport to the building and will cost between £15 - £20 depending on time of day. If arriving from Manchester then there are trains from Manchester to Leeds City station. You can then take a taxi to Oak House or it is a 20 minute walk through the city centre

Using a SatNav?

Oak House is located just off the Leeds Inner Ring Road City Loop. If you are using a SatNav, the best postcode to enter is LS3 1FJ


Drop off parking on site is VERY limited . Please do not bring large vans or extra vehicles. There are only 3 on-street loading bays outside Oak House and these cannot be reserved. If using these spaces, you will need to drop off your belongings and then move the vehicle to the nearest car park within 20 minutes.

Alternatively, you may be able to find on-street parking close-by but many of the streets are resident permit only. 

The postcode of the nearest carpark is JustPark, Woodhouse Square, Leeds, LS3 1AD 

Further car parking can be found at the old international swimming pool car park. It is an 8 minute walk back to Oak House using the pedestrian flyover bridge. Using a SatNav use LS1 4PH

 Walking into the City Centre from Oak House

The city shopping area is very close to Oak House and only takes 5 minutes from the building. The recommended route on foot is Hanover Square, Denison Road, Woodhouse Square, Clarendon Road, over pedestrian bridge on to Great George Street and you will find yourself at Leeds City Town Hall and very close to Millennium Square. There are lots of nice places to eat on Great George Street.