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Exchange Works

Arundel Street, S1 4RE

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  • 437 Beds

  • 0.2 miles from city centre

About Exchange Works

Welcome to Exchange Works, a popular city-centre home for 430 students in Sheffield. From here it’s a five-minute walk to Sheffield Hallam University, and just 20 to the University of Sheffield.

Are you looking to live with flatmates? Choose an en-suite room to get your own bathroom with a shared kitchen and lounge. We also have self-contained studios if you’d prefer your own private bathroom, kitchen, and lounge.

Your shared common room has table football, a pool table, TV, and lots of comfy sofas. And there’s a light and airy study room that faces out onto the garden, the perfect place to focus.

When you need some fresh air, there’s an amazing garden here at Exchange Works. As well as an artificial lawn, it has a badminton court, ping pong table, benches - even palm trees.

You’re right in the heart of the city here, and next to the Moor Market - home to over 100 independent traders selling food, clothes, jewellery, homewares, and more. There’s also a large Aldi supermarket just a 10-minute walk away.

Ensuite rooms

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

Studio rooms

Individual flats with your own kitchen and own bathroom
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Classic en-suite rooms are packed with features such as a private bathroom, three-quarter sized bed and your own desk and chair. They also benefit from a shared large lounge and kitchen area to relax with your flat mates.

  • 1-7

All year - £118 per week

Academic year - £124 per week


Premium range 1 en-suite rooms have more floor space than the Classic and Basic en-suites. They are packed with features such as a private bathroom, three-quarter sized bed and your own desk and chair.

Your shared fitted kitchen and living area is an ideal space to relax with your flatmates.

  • 3-7

Academic year - £141 per week


A modern en-suite room including three-quarter sized bed, private desk with Wi-Fi connected work space and separate shower room with sink and toilet.

You’ll also share a stylish fully fitted kitchen and lounge area with your flatmates.

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These en-suite rooms are packed with features such as a private bathroom, three quarter sized bed and your own desk and chair.

Your shared fitted kitchen and living area is an ideal space to relax with your flatmates.

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Our fully equipped studio apartments are perfect if you prefer to live independently and study in private.

These studios have a double bed, a fully fitted kitchen and dining area and a large Wi-Fi connected study area.

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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 contents insurance.

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 Exchange Works

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    Furnished bedrooms and fitted kitchens

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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!

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
Exchange Works is the perfect city centre location. Situated only minutes from the train and bus stations, and only a two-minute walk to Sheffield Hallam University and their Students' Union means you are never more than a short walk from the action.
Exchange Works is a 5-10 minute walk from Division Street and West Street, both of which are full of popular bars and restaurants. Fargate, the main shopping street, is less than a five-minute walk away. A short tram ride to Meadowhall Shopping Centre means you’ve got a wealth of retail options all within easy reach of Exchange Works.
The city is home to a range of bars and nightclubs, from national chains to small, independent local places like The Frog and Parrot pub, famous for once brewing the world’s strongest ale.
The Leadmill nightclub and the O2 academy are both popular music venues within a five-minute walk from Exchange Works. The Odeon cinema and Showroom cinema are just a five-minute walk away, and both the Motorpoint Arena and Valley Centertainment complex are 15 minutes away via tram. Valley Centertainment boasts a large Cineworld, bowling alley and a variety of restaurants and fast food franchises.
Sheffield has the largest theatre complex in the UK outside London and both the Lyceum and the famous Crucible Theatre are only a two-minute walk from Exchange Works. The Millennium Galleries, Peace Gardens, and Winter Gardens are also only a two-minute walk away.
Sheffield has eight major parks and over 80 smaller parks and gardens, so there is always somewhere to spend warm and sunny days. Norfolk Park and Devonshire Green are both a short walk away, and the various bus routes will get you to Endcliffe Park or Hillsborough Park in under 15 minutes.
Getting Active
On both Sheffield Hallam and Sheffield University campuses, you’ll find sports facilities for rugby, football, hockey, tennis and badminton, among many others. These venues are generally available for students to use throughout the year, meaning you can always pop down for a quick game with your friends.
The Hallam University Gym and a Pure Gym are both located within a five-minute walk of Exchange Works.
For fans of professional sports, Bramall Lane Stadium – the home of Sheffield United football club – is just around the corner, or you can hop on a tram to the English Institute of sport which is the country’s largest multi-sports training centre making sports accessible for everyone。

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
Exchange Works is on Arundel Street, adjacent to Howard Street where the main city campus building for Sheffield Hallam University is situated.
Arundel Street is also parallel to Arundel Gate which is the major bus route in the city centre. Stagecoach and First bus services provide a variety of routes that either circle around main city centre venues or reach out as far as Matlock, Chesterfield, and Chatsworth.
Sheffield’s tram network runs three routes:
  • The Yellow route runs from Middlewood, through Hillsborough Park and past the Sheffield Wednesday football ground, past the University of Sheffield and town centre, and all the way out to Meadowhall, passing Don Vallet and Centretainment on the way.
  • The Blue route runs from Malin Bridge, past the University of Sheffield, through town, and out to Crystal Peaks shopping centre and Halfways tramstop which is a short walk from Rother Valley Country Park.
  • The Purple route service shuttles from Herdings Park to the Cathedral, and from Cathedral to Meadowhall.
Stagecoach Unirider can be purchased termly or yearly and provides travel on all stagecoach services in South Yorkshire for approximately 98p per day.
From Sheffield train station you can get to London in less than two-and-a-half hours, with other major routes travelling to Manchester, Edinburgh, Plymouth, Bristol, and Leeds.
Local Essentials
Opposite Exchange Works is a Mexican cafe/restaurant which is popular with our students. Alternatively, there are two sandwich shops less than a minute's walk from the property, as well as two Sainsbury’s Local stores both less than a five-minute walk from the property and a large Waitrose just a 10-minute walk away.
The Millennium Gallery and Winter Gardens are perfect for some light lunch or a hot chocolate and are just a short walk from Exchange Works.
All the major bank branches are situated on Fargate, which is a five-minute walk away, and the Sheffield main city library is en route.
For a wider variety of clothes shops and electrical stores, Meadowhall is a 15-20-minute tram ride away. Meadowhall boasts a large food court – the Oasis – where a variety of restaurants and fast food franchises can be found. Meadowhall is also accessible by bus and train.
Your Wellbeing
Sheffield has two main hospitals: the Royal Hallamshire and the Northern General, as well as Charles Clifford dental hospital. Both Sheffield University and Sheffield Hallam have drop-in health centres on campus. There is also a chemist just around the corner from Exchange Works and a large Boots on Fargate, the main shopping street in town.
The universities both offer welfare, financial and career advice to all their students, and these can be found in various advice clinics across campus.