Prices & Booking
About the accommodation
Pure Aldgate offers a whole host of on-site facilities. If you chose to live at Pure Aldgate student accommodation you are offered much more than just a great bedroom. On-site facilities include:
- 24-hour gym
- 18th floor sky lounge with roof terrace
- Cinema room
- Games Area
- Study area
- Large flat-screen TVs
- Outdoor courtyard
- Bike storage
- On-site laundry
At Pure Aldgate, we want you to feel part of the community which is why we have provided you with great communal space ideal if you are looking to meet new friends.
Who can live at Pure?
Any full-time student (minimum 16 hours per week) enrolled in a university or college, who is 18 years of age or older on the date they submit the application form.
What is the contract length?
We offer a variety of contract lengths from short term summer and semester stays and longer academic year stays. Visit each property page to find out more. Some semester stays may be available so please enquire with our bookings team.
What is included in the room rate?
All utility bills (water, lights, and electricity), 100Mb internet access, 24 hour security, contents insurance and gym access at specific sites only. See individual property pages to see full details.
Can I choose my room in the building?
Normally rooms are allocated on a first come first serve basis. You can specify any special requests at the time of your booking and we will do our best to accommodate you in that room.
What is your cancellation policy?
Upon receipt of the email confirming your booking ('the acceptance email'), there is a 14 day cooling off period whereby you may cancel your booking by sending notice to the site via email. Individual site email addresses can be found on their respective web pages. Thereafter charges will be incurred as detailed in our cancellation policy.
Living at Pure
Is there somewhere to store my bike?
Yes, all Pure residences have secure bike storage available free to residents.
Do you have extra storage for suitcases?
If students need to arrive earlier than the check-in time on their contract start date, it is fine to leave suitcases with the Reception team until it's time to check-in. However there is no storage space at any of the Pure residences, and any luggage is left at your own risk.
What is my internet provision?
Ask4 are market leaders in the UK for internet provision specifically for students. They will provide each Pure room with 100MB broadband and Wi-Fi alongside internet support services. You will need an Ethernet cable to connect to the network so please bring this with you. However, Wi-Fi will also be available throughout the building. Residents can upgrade their personal internet speed via Ask4, however this will incur an additional cost.
What furniture is in my room?
Our rooms are all standardised and have the same high-quality furniture throughout. A full list of furniture you can expect in-room will be provided in due course.
What are the guest policies?
Pure residences are your home so you are allowed to have friends and family visit you when you want, we just ask that you respect your fellow residents and sign your guests in and out of the buildings so we know who is in the building in case of an emergency.
Is there a curfew?
No, you can come and go as you please. 24-hour security will be available to welcome you at the front door.
Can I smoke in my room?
No, all Pure accommodation is non-smoking. You may smoke outside in designated smoking areas.
Is contents insurance provided?
Yes, we have partnered with the best provider of student contents insurance in the UK; Cover4Students Insurance. Policy detail will be provided to you on check-in.
Will I have a phone in-room?
Phones are not provided in-room, however Ask4 have provided VOIP telecoms which is available using your laptop and allows residents to call home at discounted rates.
Will I have a TV in-room?
No, however flat screen TV’s are provided in all communal areas and IPTV is available to stream on your laptop.
Will my room be cleaned?
At Pure we have a housekeeping team on-site, they will clean all communal areas in the residence. This does not include your room, however you can arrange a room clean with them directly at additional cost.
What if something in my room breaks?
At Pure we have a maintenance team on-site, they maintain the residence and make sure that it is always in the best order for students living in the building. Should you have a problem with anything in your room; say your fridge stops working or a lightbulb needs replacing, they will fix it as soon as possible for you. Maintenance issues can be reported online through your student portal.
Are there accessible facilities throughout the buildings?
All of our our Pure residences feature accessible rooms alongside wheelchair and mobility access throughout.
Facilities at Pure
Is there a laundry?
Yes. At Pure we have enlisted the help of laundry specialists Circuit to manage our laundry facilities within the residence.
Is the use of the Gym included in my rent?
Yes. We have a fully kitted out gym and fitness suite in some of our residences. This is free for students to use and open 24hrs a day.
What about my Post?
Our frontdesk and security staff will take collections for you and sort your mail. Each resident has a secure mailbox which they share with around 4/5 students living in the building.
What hours can I use the courtyard?
The courtyard is open from 10am-10pm and is a smoke-free zone.
Do you provide bedding?
No. It is up to students to purchase their own bedding.
Can I move in early?
Yes, if your room is available. The additional charge will be at the current room rate per week and early move ins are on a week not daily basis. Please check with the site team as to whether your room is available to secure an early arrival.
What time is my check in/check out?
The on-site team will email you closer to your contract start date to advise the check-in time, this will either be from 10am or 3pm. The check-out time is 10am on your contract end date.
What do I need to bring?
Provided your checklist is complete and the required rent payment is received, you will only need to provide an ID at Reception when you arrive to check-in
What documents are required for me to check-in at a Pure residence?
We require a copy of your passport, visa, photo and proof of address.These documents must be uploaded to the Student Portal within 10 days of receiving your accommodation offer. Failure to do this will mean that your check-in could be severely delayed and could possibly result in you not being able to check in.
What if I want to live in a different Pure residence to the one I have booked?
Should a resident book with us at one of our residence and then want to move to another residence, this will be possible providing there are rooms available.
What is the normal payment structure?
You need to pay a booking fee of £250 at the time of making your booking. If you have a UK guarantor you can pay in three installments; the first due 10 days before arrival, the second in January and the last in April. Alternatively the full payment is due 10 days before arrival.
What is my booking fee?
Once you check in your booking fee will be converted to a refundable damage deposit. To find out more about how your deposit works, please view visit the Tenancy Deposit Scheme website.
What other charges can I expect?
You will have to pay for laundry, phone calls, your TV licence, upgrade of insurance or internet packages, and any items purchased from the vending machine.
It is possible to pay by bank transfer, however please be aware that it can take up to 5 working days to reach us and the payment must be showing in your account before you would be able to check-in to the residence.The bank account details are available to view on your student portal.
Arranging a viewing
How do I book my viewing appointment?
Its simple. You can book via our online booking form, or contact us by phone, email, or online chat here to arrange your appointment. Our office hours are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday to Friday
Is it free?
How long does it take?
The tour will take anything from 30 – 45 minutes depending on how many questions you have for the team member showing you around.
What appointments are available?
Tours can be booked online at each of our residences and are available Monday to Friday at the following times: 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm.
What if the appointment I want is not available?
Just contact a member of the Pure reservations team who will be happy to help you
How do I know my booking has been confirmed?
We will email you a confirmation of your tour with the date and time of your appointment which you should bring with you to the viewing.
What if I need to cancel the appointment?
Just contact us giving 24 hours notice and we will cancel your appointment for you.
What will I see at the viewing?
A member of the on-site team will show you around the social and communal spaces of the residence as well as a showroom.
Where is the meeting point?
When you arrive at the residence, please let the Reception team know that you are there for a tour. They will ask you to fill out a quick tour form before the tour starts.
What time should I arrive?
Please arrive 5 minutes before your booked time slot.
Can I bring anyone with me on the tour?
Absolutely, we welcome family and friends on tours. But please let us know at the time of making your booking if you will be bringing additional people on the tour.
Any other questions?
Just contact us and we will be happy to help
Travel to Universities
Pure Aldgate is a great location for commuting to the following Universities (all within walking distance).
- London Metropolitan University
- Queen Mary's Barts and The London School of Medicine
- HULT International Business School
- Coventry University (London Campus)
- Guildhall School of Music and Drama
- University of Arts London
For more information, please click here to download the London Unversity Journey Times
CRM have arranged some contents insurance for you with Cover4Students. To find out exactly what you are covered for, please visit their website https://www.cover4insurance.com/insurance-products/student-insurance
Living at Pure Aldgate
At Pure Aldgate we welcome freshers with open arms.
Our team at Pure Aldgate have all been a fresher and recognise how daunting being away from friends and family can be, particularly in a large city like London.
Well rest assured that at Pure Aldgate we are here to help you through those first few weeks. We are full of information; the quickest way to a lecture or the best priced coffee, just ask our team and we will be able to find the answer for you.
Why not contact us today and see how we can help you even before you arrive at Pure Aldgate.
Pure Aldgate is situated within walking distance of London’s financial district. The area is well known for its rich history and the area serves as the urban backdrop to some of the more fashionable and bohemian parts of the East End. Filled with a variety of cool local coffee shops, pubs and restaurants, this is a great area to live and an ideal base from which to explore the city.
Pure Aldgate is located only a few minutes’ walk from Aldgate and Aldgate East tube station, connecting you to the Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, District and Circle lines.
Whitechapel Street Market, Brick Lane and Spitalfields Market are all within easy reach, offering you excellent shopping and entertainment opportunities whilst not having to venture too far from home.
Pubs & Clubs
There is a wide variety of pubs and clubs close to Pure Whitechapel. The accommodation is near a number of cool areas that offer a huge range of entertainment options, including the trendy, bohemian brick lane.
The area where Pure Whitechapel is located has more bars, clubs and pubs than you could visit and whatever you are into, there will always be an option nearby.
Ask one of our team for what kind of night out you want and they will be able to tell you exactly where to go. And if its a great night out, why not share it on Pure Aldgate’s Facebook page - just search Pure Aldgate student accommodation.
Making your money go further is one of the challenges of being a student.
In the first instance, it's important to budget. Well, Pure Aldgate is all inclusive, all your bills, heat, power and Internet are all included so that's one less worry.
The other great thing about Pure Aldgate is its location.
Although in the heart of Zone 1, it is to the South of The City, which is an ideal base from which to explore London whilst still being affordable. Remember Zone 1 is also the home of some famous (and expensive) London areas including Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Mayfair and Notting Hill.
In the area around Pure Aldgate you can find eclectic bars and shops which offer a range of great bargains for those that seek them out.
If you are new to London, then Pure Aldgate is the perfect accommodation for exploring the city as a tourist as well as a student.
The Olympic Park is just a short journey east of Pure Aldgate, as is the O2, the home of London's music events. North and you can visit Hoxton, Shoreditch, Angel, Islington and many more of the great sights London has to offer.
But don't forget The City is on your doorstep; the Tower of London and the wonderfully gothic Tower Bridge can be reached in just a 15 minute walk. Along the River west is Tate Modern, the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. If you cross the river and head East, back to Pure Aldgate, you will pass St Paul's Cathedral, Monument (to the Great Fire of London) and the heart of the financial district (visit on a weekend and just enjoy the wonderful architecture).
Wherever you want to visit in London, from the accommodation at Pure Aldgate, you have the perfect base.