About St Giles – Durham

This new, stylish and contemporary student accommodation is located in the historic area of Gilesgate (see map), a popular location with students of Durham University due to its close proximity to shops, Durham city centre, and the University colleges.

This boutique student accommodation has 109 studio student flats that vary in size and price, so you’ll easily find something to suit you and your budget. The studios are stylishly decorated and provide a double bed, excellent storage, kitchen and en-suite bathroom.

You’ll also benefit from a communal social area for relaxing with others, including sofas, armchairs, big screen TV with a snug area that leads to the Workspace – a study area with sharing tables, informal sofas and chairs for group discussion. The Workspace also includes a private meeting room, which can be used as a dining room, including a kitchen and TV – the perfect place for socialising with friends. Doors lead from the Workspace onto a terrace, with tables and chairs to enjoy the warmer days and evenings.

St Giles offers a unique community environment, with regular events and activities hosted throughout the year on-site, you will not have to go far to enjoy a timetable of social clubs, movie nights and workshops at your disposal.

Great Range of Boutique Rooms

Stylish boutique rooms to satisfy all needs

All-inclusive Bills

No need to worry about monthly bills! We've got you covered!

Exclusive Outdoor Terrace

Relax on warm evenings with friends on the outdoor terrace

Facilities

CRM have arranged some contents insurance for you with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider. It is important for you to check this cover to ensure you fully understand the protection provided. Find out more in the FAQs section.


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Frequently Asked Questions

General

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.

Yes our Premium and Premium Plus Studios offer dual occupancy. The cost is an additional £20 extra per week for the second person!

Yes we have laundry facilities on site. Laundry is run on a top-up card system at a small extra cost.

Yes we have 16 car parking spaces on site. A car parking space is £10 per week and can be paid in full or termly. You simply need to book your car parking space, the same way you booked your accommodation.

We have office staff on site between 9am and 5pm.

There are no TV’s in the rooms however there is a large flat screen TV in the club room. Alternatively, you can stream through your computer in your room.

There are no additional bills to pay. Our weekly rents include all costs – utilities, Wi-Fi, and access to all of our communal areas including Management Office, Private Dining areas, and Club Room.

We are more than happy to accommodate groups as well as individuals. Where you’re not booking in a group, we understand your flat mates will be key to your experience so when you book as an individual, we will ask you a series of questions to help us to match you with the perfect flatmates.

Students do not have to pay Council Tax, but you must inform the council that you are a student and apply for exemption as this does not automatically happen. It is the responsibility of every student to apply for exemption, your University/College or accommodation provider cannot do this for you, though we can help you!

Facilities and features can vary; typically you are provided with a bed, a study with a desk and a chair, bookshelves, wardrobe and plenty of storage. Bedding is not provided with each room as most of our students prefer to bring their own, however you can order bedding and kitchen utensils from our friends UniKitOut to be delivered to your room prior to your move in.

Booking

You only need to provide a UK-based guarantor if you wish to pay your rent in three instalments. You do not need to provide a guarantor if you’re paying the full annual rent in advance.

There is a £250 booking fee. When your tenancy commences, the booking fee will convert into a refundable damage deposit. All deposits are registered with TDS which is a government accredited Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme provider. At the end of your tenancy a final inspection of your room will be carried out prior to your move out and if any deductions are required they will be discussed with you at this point. Assuming the room and its belongings are in the same condition as when you moved and you have provided your bank details within our Portal you will get your deposit back within 10 working days. If you cancel your room booking within 14 days of your Accommodation Offer then you will be entitled to a full refund. After 14 days, the booking fee is non-refundable. Please refer to our cancellation policy for full terms and conditions.

Some of our accommodation include contents insurance with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider. Please check with the appropriate accommodation team to find out if this applies to your accommodation.

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.

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Room Type
Description
Tenancy Length
Club Studio
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Private en-suite
  • Desk and chair
  • Double bed with storage
N/A weeks
Premium Plus Studio
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Breakfast bar
  • Private en-suite
  • Desk and chair
  • Double bed with storage
N/A weeks
Premium Plus Studio Accessible
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Breakfast bar
  • Private en-suite
  • Desk and chair
  • Double bed with storage
N/A weeks
Premium Studio
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Breakfast bar
  • Private en-suite
  • Desk and chair
  • Double bed with storage
N/A weeks
Standard Studio
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Private en-suite
  • Desk and chair
  • Double bed with storage
N/A weeks
Standard Studio Accessible
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Private en-suite
  • Desk and chair
  • Double bed with storage
N/A weeks

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