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Grand Central

Skelhorne Street, L3 5GA

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  • 1236 Beds

  • 0.6 miles from city centre

Studio rooms

Individual flats with your own kitchen and own bathroom

Ensuite rooms

A range of rooms in shared flats with shared kitchens and your own bathroom

CLASSIC STUDIO

Studios provide all your home comforts with the added benefit of living independently. Our classic studios provide a modern kitchen area and enough space for you to cook, study and entertain. With a comfortable three-quarter sized bed, large desk space and ensuite bathroom, the studios are finished to a high specification.

  • 0

All year - £141 per week

Academic year - £148 per week

PREMIUM RANGE 1 ACCESSIBLE STUDIO

Premium accessible studios provide all your home comforts with the added benefit of living independently. Our Premium Range studios include a modern kitchen area with enough space for you to cook, study and entertain.

The room is fitted with a double bed with a large study area and is finished to a high specification. Our accessible en-suite rooms have facilities that can be used with ease, including wider door frames and an adapted bathroom.

  • 0

Academic year - £180 per week

PREMIUM RANGE 1 STUDIO

Premium Range studios are extremely popular with people who like their own space, want to share with a partner, or are looking for minimal interruptions during their studies. Our Premium studios include a modern kitchen area with enough space for you to cook, study and entertain.

Fitted with a double bed these rooms are also suitable for double occupancy for you and a partner. The large desk space can accommodate 2 chairs so you can study alone or together.

  • 0

Academic year - £180 per week

PREMIUM RANGE 1 ENSUITE

Premium ensuite rooms feature three-quarter sized beds and are slightly wider than a Classic room. Each room is equipped with a large working desk area and chair to ensure working outside of university is comfortable and productive. In addition to this you will find a notice board located within your room as a reminder to ensure you do not miss those crucial deadlines or exciting events.

  • 1-5

All year - £140 per week

Academic year - £139 per week

CLASSIC ENSUITE

Our classic en-suite rooms provide great value for money and are our most popular rooms. Each room has a large WI-FI connected working space with desk and chair to make your room an ideal environment for your studies.

The bedroom features a single bed and your own private bathroom. As all classic en-suite rooms are in a flat, the shared kitchen and lounge area is a great place to relax with your flatmates.

  • 1-5

All year - £120 per week

Academic year - £132 per week

CLASSIC NON ENSUITE

Classic non-ensuite rooms are arranged in five bedroom flats and offer great value for money. Each room has a comfortable single bed and a large WI-FI connected study area and chair to ensure working outside of university is comfortable and productive.

BASIC ACCESSIBLE ENSUITE

Located on the ground floor in an eight or nine bedroom flat, each of these rooms has a generous three-quarter sized bed. Our accessible en-suite rooms have facilities that can be used with ease and wider door frames and an adapted bathroom.

Each room has a large WI-FI connected working space with desk and chair to make your room an ideal environment for your studies.

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BASIC ENSUITE

Located in an eight or nine bedroom flat, these extremely popular rooms have a single bed. Your room is equipped with a large WI-FI connected study area and chair to ensure working outside of university is comfortable and productive.

Each flat is completed to a very high finish and the rooms have a modern and sleek design and a private bathroom.

  • 7-8

Academic year - £131 per week

CLASSIC ACCESSIBLE STUDIO

Our accessible studios have facilities that can be used with ease including a disability access bathroom, as well as providing all your home comforts with the added benefit of living independently. Our studios include a modern kitchen area with enough space for you to cook, study and entertain.

The room is fitted with a single bed and has a large study area.

  • 0

Academic year - £148 per week

About Grand Central

Grand Central is in a great city centre location minutes from the main shopping high street. With over 1,200 bedrooms, it is one of the largest student properties in the UK.

All of the following comes included in the room price

With Unite Students you won't have to worry about the little details. We've got everything covered, from internet to bike storage.

Your living essentials

  • All bills included in the rent

  • Wi-fi included throughout the property

  • Basic contents insurance included

  • Secure properties looked after by service teams 24/7

  • Log any maintenance requests with our teams via the free MyUnite app

  • On site support from property teams

  • 24/7 emergency contact centre

Facilities in Grand Central

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    Furnished bedrooms and fully fitted kitchens

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    Fortnightly cleaning of communal areas

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    Study and socialise in your common space

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    Laundry facilities in the property

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    Bike storage

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    Vending machines - snacks on site!

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    Keep fit at your convenience with an on-site gym

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
The popular student bar areas of Wood Street, Slater Street, Concert Square and Hardman Street are all less than 10 minutes’ walk from Grand Central and boast bars such as Baa Bar, Lloyds, Revolution, Walkabout Reflex, and Popworld amongst the local pubs and clubs such as The Philarmonic, The Flute and Bumper.
Grand Central is in an L3 city centre location, immediately next door to Lime Street station. Liverpool Church Street is two minutes’ walk away and is the main shopping high street.  
Grand Central is also 10 minutes from both the Students’ Union on Maryland Street (LJMU) and Liverpool Guild of Students, Brownlow Hill (UoL) which host many student activities including society meetings and club nights.
Liverpool city centre, just minutes away, boasts a whole range of shopping and restaurants from St Johns Centre to the high end shopping stores in the Met Quarter and around Liverpool ONE.
What
Grand Central is 10 minutes from Liverpool city centre where there are a number of fantastic entertainment venues, including an Odeon IMAX cinema based at the Liverpool ONE shopping centre.
Liverpool Empire Theatre is located next to Liverpool Lime Street train station, just a few hundred metres from Grand Central. It has a large variety of concerts and stage productions at student-friendly prices.
The Royal Court Theatre, just next to Queen Square bus station, is also home to stage productions as well as regular comedy acts.
Liverpool Echo Arena is situated on the Kings Dock among beautiful dock buildings renovated into clubs, restaurants and shops. It plays host to a variety of sporting, music and comedy events.
There are many attractions based on arguably Liverpool’s most famous export, The Beatles. These include the Beatles Festival in August, plus attractions like The Cavern, The Beatles Story and Taxi Tours.
Getting Active
The Sports Centre of the University of Liverpool is less than 10 minutes’ walk away. There are also a number of ‘Lifestyles’ gyms locally - members can visit a number of gyms across the city with a single membership.
The nearest gym at Wavertree has an Olympic swimming pool and extensive playing fields. Everton Park Sports Centre has a swimming pool and outdoor football pitches for hire, and there is a Power League five-a-side football complex close by.
Liverpool and Everton football clubs are separated only by Stanley Park, less than three miles from the city centre. Liverpool play their games at Anfield stadium, and Everton play at Goodison Park. Both stadiums are just a short bus ride away and offer stadium tours as well as match day tickets.

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
The main buses for the university campuses outside the city centre are the 75, 76 and 78.  These run regularly and go from bus stops at Lime Street, Queen Square and nearby London Road. Grand Central’s great location means you can access most of the university facilities by foot.
The main Queen Square bus station is immediately opposite Grand Central, where you can catch a bus to take you anywhere in the city. There is also a National Express coach station on Norton Street, five minutes’ walk from Grand Central.
Liverpool Lime Street is the main train station for local and national rail services and is a gateway to the rest of the UK.  Manchester and Chester are only an hour away and Blackpool is only 90 minutes on the train. There are train and admission deals available to attractions around the country such as Alton Towers and Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
Local Essentials
Liverpool St Johns Centre is across the road from Grand Central and has a range of stores used regularly by our students, such as Aldi, Wilkinson’s, Boots, Superdrug, and Tesco. A larger ASDA is on Smithdown road, a short taxi or bus journey away.
The city has various shopping centres such as Liverpool One, the Met Quarter, and Clayton Square providing an excellent choice of shops including John Lewis, Debenhams, Top Shop, All Saints, and Next.
Lime Street and surrounding side streets have a number of newsagents, takeaway and restaurants including our partner Dominos.
Banks are situated on the main high street and also on the University of Liverpool campus.
The University of Liverpool Sydney Jones Library (for all subjects except Science and Engineering) and the Harold Cohen Library for Science and Engineering are both 10 minutes’ walk away.
The LJMU Aldham Robarts Library is on Maryland Street near the Students’ Union and is less than 10 minutes away. The LJMU Avril Robarts Library in the Marybone district is only a 10-minute walk. There is also the newly renovated Liverpool Central Library near Lime Street Station.
Your Wellbeing
Grand Central’s proximity to both Liverpool university campuses means that it is close to the healthcare and welfare facilities provided by the universities. LJMU welfare services are located in the Marybone Area, less than 10 minutes’ walk from Grand Central, and the University of Liverpool welfare services on campus are also close by.
Student Health is based in the centre of UoL campus. All students can register here for healthcare. It is part of the Brownlow Group of surgeries, with other practices available around the city centre.
UoL Student Services for welfare advice are based on the other side of Student Health near the Guild of Students. LJMU welfare and advice centre is on Tithebarn street.
The Royal Liverpool University Hospital is situated on Prescot Street – just a few minutes’ walk away from Grand Central. There is also Great Charlotte Street Walk-in Centre near St Johns Centre in the city centre, which provides walk-in services for minor injuries and sexual health without appointment.

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