Pure City London

Premium accommodation in London's Zone 1

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    All inclusive bills

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    Secure bike storage

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    Zone 1 Location

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    100 Mb internet access

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    On-site study room

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    24/7 security

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    3/4 size beds

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    Free content insurance

 
 

About Pure City London

Located in Zone 1, just a few minutes from both Barbican tube station (serving the Circle, Hammersmith & City, and Metropolitan lines) and Angel tube station (serving the Northern line), Pure City is a large and luxurious student accommodation sitting on the edge of the financial district and within easy reach of a wide range of central London’s Universities – City University is only six minutes walk. Attractions such as Exmouth Market, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Museum of London, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Smithfield Market with its many hip bars and cafés and the Barbican Centre with its world-class concerts and cultural events are all at its doorstep, with many students, designers and creative professionals living and working nearby.

Lying just a mile to the east of the property, Shoreditch and Brick Lane are extremely popular areas among London's young and trendy population, offering world-famous record shops, clothing boutiques and restaurants. In short, at Pure City you'll be living amongst the trendy crowd and have several great shopping and entertainment areas virtually on your doorstep.

Featuring a range of room types to suit both your needs and your budget, choose from your own self-contained studio, a two bedroom apartment to share with a friend, or an en-suite with communal kitchen and lounge to socialise with fellow students. All room types include a 4ft double bed, spacious desk and desk chair, underfloor heating, excellent storage space and 100Mb broadband.

On site, there are a wide range of facilities for students to enjoy, including a large screening room, huge social space offering a range of comfortable seating areas, pool table, table football and vending machines, along with study areas and free-to-use iMacs. New residents can expect to find a friendly, inclusive atmosphere and an extensive social calendar designed to bring fellow students together.

During the course of the year, site-staff host a wide range of events, aimed at encouraging residents to get to know one another. These events happen frequently and activities are varied including away days, large-scale parties and pizza nights, all of which aim to make residents feel more comfortable in their surroundings.

Want a tour? We now offer weekday evening and daytime weekend tours for your convenience. Contact us for more information or to book!

Flexible tenancies available. Contact us for more information.

 

Contact Details

If you have any questions or would like to book a viewing then please do not hesitate to contact us. Our friendly staff will always be willing to assist you.

Pure City Student Accommodation
11 Bastwick Street
London
EC1V 3PE

0208 912 5040

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Zone 1 location

Prime London Zone 1 location - 6 minutes walk to Barbican tube station.

Great for meeting new people

We have an extensive social programme that runs across the entire year.

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Prices & Booking

Room Type Description Price per week Weeks Booking fees Total Start date Availability
1-Bed Apartment
  • Private bedroom, living room area, a bathroom and a kitchen included
  • Apartments located between 1st - 2nd floors. 
  • Full apartment size 30 sqm.
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£404.00 51 £250.00 £20,604.00 23 Sep 2017
1-Bed Apartment
  • Private bedroom, living room area, a bathroom and a kitchen included
  • Apartments located between 1st - 2nd floors. 
  • Full apartment size 30 sqm.
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£404.00 51 £250.00 £20,604.00 30 Sep 2017
2 -Bed Apartment
  • Apartment consists of  2 private bedrooms, a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen
  • Apartments located between the Lower Ground - 8th floors
  • Full apartment size 31 - 33 sqm
£280.00 51 £250.00 £14,280.00 23 Sep 2017
2 -Bed Apartment
  • Apartment consists of  2 private bedrooms, a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen
  • Apartments located between the Lower Ground - 8th floors
  • Full apartment size 31 - 33 sqm
£295.00 43 £250.00 £12,685.00 23 Sep 2017
2 -Bed Apartment
  • Apartment consists of  2 private bedrooms, a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen
  • Apartments located between the Lower Ground - 8th floors
  • Full apartment size 31 - 33 sqm
£280.00 51 £250.00 £14,280.00 30 Sep 2017
2 -Bed Apartment
  • Apartment consists of  2 private bedrooms, a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen
  • Apartments located between the Lower Ground - 8th floors
  • Full apartment size 31 - 33 sqm
£295.00 43 £250.00 £12,685.00 30 Sep 2017
En-Suite
  • Private en-suite bathroom, kitchen is shared with other students
  • Rooms located between the lower ground - 5th floor
  • Room size 12 - 13 sqm
£270.00 51 £250.00 £13,770.00 23 Sep 2017
En-Suite
  • Private en-suite bathroom, kitchen is shared with other students
  • Rooms located between the lower ground - 5th floor
  • Room size 12 - 13 sqm
£270.00 51 £250.00 £13,770.00 30 Sep 2017
Premium 1-Bed Apartment
  • Private bedroom, living room area, a bathroom and a kitchen included
  • Apartments located between 2nd - 4th floors. 
  • Full apartment size 30 sqm.
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£430.00 51 £250.00 £21,930.00 23 Sep 2017
Premium 1-Bed Apartment
  • Private bedroom, living room area, a bathroom and a kitchen included
  • Apartments located between 2nd - 4th floors. 
  • Full apartment size 30 sqm.
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£430.00 51 £250.00 £21,930.00 30 Sep 2017
Premium 1-Bed Apartment
  • Private bedroom, living room area, a bathroom and a kitchen included
  • Apartments located between 2nd - 4th floors. 
  • Full apartment size 30 sqm.
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£445.00 43 £250.00 £19,135.00 30 Sep 2017
Premium En-Suite
  • Private en-suite bathroom, kitchen is shared with other students
  • Rooms located between the 6th -7th floor
  • Room size 13 sqm
£275.00 51 £250.00 £14,025.00 23 Sep 2017
Premium En-Suite
  • Private en-suite bathroom, kitchen is shared with other students
  • Rooms located between the 6th -7th floor
  • Room size 13 sqm
£275.00 51 £250.00 £14,025.00 30 Sep 2017
Premium Plus 1-Bed Apartment
  • Self contained studio with private bedroom, living room area, bathroom and kitchen  
  • Located between the 6th-11th Floor 
  • Full apartment size is 33 sqm 
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£460.00 51 £250.00 £23,460.00 23 Sep 2017
Premium Plus 1-Bed Apartment
  • Self contained studio with private bedroom, living room area, bathroom and kitchen  
  • Located between the 6th-11th Floor 
  • Full apartment size is 33 sqm 
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£460.00 51 £250.00 £23,460.00 30 Sep 2017
Premium Plus 1-Bed Apartment
  • Self contained studio with private bedroom, living room area, bathroom and kitchen  
  • Located between the 6th-11th Floor 
  • Full apartment size is 33 sqm 
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£475.00 43 £250.00 £20,425.00 30 Sep 2017
Premium Plus En-Suite
  • Private en-suite bathroom, kitchen shared with other students
  • Rooms located on Lower Ground to 7th floor
  • Room size 15 - 24 sqm
£290.00 51 £250.00 £14,790.00 23 Sep 2017
Premium Plus En-Suite
  • Private en-suite bathroom, kitchen shared with other students
  • Rooms located on Lower Ground to 7th floor
  • Room size 15 - 24 sqm
£290.00 51 £250.00 £14,790.00 30 Sep 2017
Premium Plus Studio
  • Self contained studios with a private en-suite bathroom and kitchenette
  • Rooms located between the Lower Ground and 8th floor
  • Room size 20 - 26 sqm
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£360.00 51 £250.00 £18,360.00 23 Sep 2017
Premium Plus Studio
  • Self contained studios with a private en-suite bathroom and kitchenette
  • Rooms located between the Lower Ground and 8th floor
  • Room size 20 - 26 sqm
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£360.00 51 £250.00 £18,360.00 30 Sep 2017
Premium Upper Floor Studio
  • Self contained studios with a private en-suite bathroom and kitchenette
  • Rooms located on the 8th-11th floor
  • Room size 17 -18 sqm
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£340.00 51 £250.00 £17,340.00 23 Sep 2017
Premium Upper Floor Studio
  • Self contained studios with a private en-suite bathroom and kitchenette
  • Rooms located on the 8th-11th floor
  • Room size 17 -18 sqm
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£355.00 43 £250.00 £15,265.00 23 Sep 2017
Premium Upper Floor Studio
  • Self contained studios with a private en-suite bathroom and kitchenette
  • Rooms located on the 8th-11th floor
  • Room size 17 -18 sqm
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£340.00 51 £250.00 £17,340.00 30 Sep 2017
Premium Upper Floor Studio
  • Self contained studios with a private en-suite bathroom and kitchenette
  • Rooms located on the 8th-11th floor
  • Room size 17 -18 sqm
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£355.00 43 £250.00 £15,265.00 30 Sep 2017
Standard 2-Bed Apartment
  • Apartment consists of  2 private bedrooms, a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen
  • Apartments located between the Lower Ground -Ground floors
  • Full apartment size 32 sqm
£273.00 51 £250.00 £13,923.00 23 Sep 2017
Standard 2-Bed Apartment
  • Apartment consists of  2 private bedrooms, a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen
  • Apartments located between the Lower Ground -Ground floors
  • Full apartment size 32 sqm
£273.00 51 £250.00 £13,923.00 30 Sep 2017
Standard Studio
  • Self contained studios with a private en-suite bathroom and kitchenette
  • Rooms located between the LG - 4th floor
  • Room size 17 - 18 sqm
  • All rooms have a restricted view
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£310.00 51 £250.00 £15,810.00 23 Sep 2017
Standard Studio
  • Self contained studios with a private en-suite bathroom and kitchenette
  • Rooms located between the LG - 4th floor
  • Room size 17 - 18 sqm
  • All rooms have a restricted view
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£310.00 51 £250.00 £15,810.00 30 Sep 2017
Standard Studio
  • Self contained studios with a private en-suite bathroom and kitchenette
  • Rooms located between the LG - 4th floor
  • Room size 17 - 18 sqm
  • All rooms have a restricted view
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£325.00 43 £250.00 £13,975.00 30 Sep 2017
Studio
  • Self contained studios with a private en-suite bathroom and kitchenette
  • Rooms located between the LG - 7th floor
  • Room size 16 - 23 sqm
  • EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - First 50 rooms booked on 51 weeks £305 pp/pw, usual price £315
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£330.00 43 £250.00 £14,190.00 23 Sep 2017
Studio
  • Self contained studios with a private en-suite bathroom and kitchenette
  • Rooms located between the LG - 7th floor
  • Room size 16 - 23 sqm
  • EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - First 50 rooms booked on 51 weeks £305 pp/pw, usual price £315
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£315.00 51 £250.00 £16,065.00 30 Sep 2017
Studio
  • Self contained studios with a private en-suite bathroom and kitchenette
  • Rooms located between the LG - 7th floor
  • Room size 16 - 23 sqm
  • EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - First 50 rooms booked on 51 weeks £305 pp/pw, usual price £315
  • Dual Occupancy is available for an additional rate from £30 pw
£330.00 43 £250.00 £14,190.00 30 Sep 2017

About the accommodation

Facilities

Pure City offers unrivalled on-site facilities. If you chose to live at Pure City student accommodation you are offered much more than just a great bedroom. On-site facilities include:

  • Cinema room
  • Games area
  • TV area
  • Study rooms
  • Outdoor courtyard
  • Bike storage 

At Pure City, 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. 

FAQ's

Booking

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 served 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; Endsleigh 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.

 

Moving in

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.

 

Payments

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.

Do I need a television licence?

Yes, if you watch television in your bedroom. All homes in the UK require a television licence and your room is treated as a home under the licensing authority's definition. There is a large screen television with Sky in the Social Hub which has a television licence associated with it. However, for IPTV provided by Ask4 and viewed in your room, you will need a licence. For more information on TV licences please click here.

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?

Yes.

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 City is a great location for commuting to the following Universities.

 

  • City University
  • CASS
  • London College of English 
  • Queen Mary University 
  • UAL
  • Hult University 
  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama
  • London School of Economics 
  • Russell Square University 

For more information, please click here to download the London Unversity Journey Times

CRM have arranged some contents insurance for you with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider. This cover does not protect laptops and phones or other items when you are outside your room. It is important for you to check this cover, so please follow the steps below to ensure you fully understand the protection provided.

 Enter CRM in the Accommodation Provider search at endsleigh.co.uk/reviewcover to check your policy details.  

 Visit the review cover link to: 

   Check what is covered.

  •  Check key exclusions and limitations. 
  •  Check your policy excess. 
  •  Check how to make a claim.
  •  Extend and personalise your cover to protect laptops, phones and other valuables.

 It is important to find out exactly what you are covered for, as you may find that the contents cover is not sufficient and you need to extend it to protect all of your possessions both inside and outside of your room.

Living at Pure City

Freshers

At Pure City we welcome freshers with open arms.

Our team at Pure City 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 City, 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 City.

Local area

Pure City is situated by Barbican and is within walking distance of London’s financial district. Famed for its multiculturalism, 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 City is located only 6 minutes’ walk from Barbican station, connecting you to the Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan and Circle lines. Old street station is less than a 10 minute walk away. Connecting you with the Northern line and outer-London rail services.

Brick Lane, Exmouth Market, Old Street 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 City. The accommodation is near a number of cool areas that offer a huge range of entertainment options, including world renowned establishments such as Fabric nightclub.  

Zone 1 where Pure City 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 City’s Facebook page - just search Pure City student accommodation.

Money

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 City 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 City is its location.

Although in the heart of Zone 1, it is alot more affordable than many other Zone 1 locations. 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 City you can find a wide range of bars and shops to suit all tastes and needs. The heart of the city is directly on your doorstep and as such travel costs can be kept to a minimum. 

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