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Make yourself at home

Situated on top of the Leeds College of Music, and just 15 minutes from the other universities, Joseph Stones House is in the perfect location to make the most out of your time in Leeds. There is a bus stop just two minutes from the property, providing easy access to the centre and train station. Next door you’ll find the Yorkshire Playhouse and just five minutes’ walk from the property is a Co-operative store. All the bars and shops of Leeds city centre are just beyond that.
Here you'll find plenty of information on what you'll find in your new home and the surrounding area. You'll also find important information on check-in day, specific to your property.

What you will find in your flat


  • At least one oven with four hobs (depending on how many people are sharing the flat)
  • At least one cupboard per person
  • At least one fridge freezer
  • Microwave
  • Rubbish bin
  • Sofa(s)
  • Breakfast bar 
  • Stools 
  • Ventilation system


  • Beds are all three-quarter size
  • Desk with drawers 
  • Chair 
  • Wardrobe
  • Coat hook
  • Mirror 
  • Shelving
  • Bedside table
  • Under bed storage
  • Noticeboard


  • Shower pod
  • Washbasin
  • Mirror
  • Toilet
  • Toilet roll holder
  • Vanity light
  • Shelf
  • Towel rail


  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Mop and bucket
  • Dustpan and brush
  • Ironing board

Facilities at Joseph Stones House

Our friendly reception will be open on Monday - Friday, 4pm - 8pm.
Common Room
The common room includes a pool table, TV, and sofas.
Laundry Facilities
The laundry room is located next to the common room. Machines are operated through the MyUnite app.
There is no parking available at Joseph Stones House. There is a pay and display car park opposite the property.
Bike Storage
There is no bike storage available onsite.
Fire Test Day
Fire alarms are fitted throughout the property. Your fire alarm test day is Tuesday between 2.30pm - 3pm. Your fire assembly point is located in the council car park.
Key Type
You will receive a key and fob on arrival at the property, which you can use to access your room and communal areas.
Our Emergency Contact Centre is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just call 0300 303 1611 for assistance.

Information for check-in day at Joseph Stones House

Where do I collect my key? 

You will need to go to Reception to check-in. Once you have checked in you will receive your key in the form of a key and fob.

Where can I park and unload my car? 

The Quarry Hill pay and display car park is opposite the building. Charges start from £2 per hour.

Where is Joseph Stones House?

Joseph Stones House
St Cecilia Street


When can I move in?

You can move in at any point between the start of your tenancy and up to four weeks later. Got an Android or iOS phone? Tell us when you plan to arrive in the free MyUnite app.
Download the app, select Check-in day from the main menu, and choose your preferred date and time. Not sure when your tenancy starts? Your start date is displayed in the app as you go through this process.
Need to change your arrival date or time? Just go back to the app and edit your choices. And don't worry if you get delayed on moving day, we’ll get you settled whenever you arrive.

Getting online

Get online as soon as you arrive by registering for your Wi-Fi before you get there.

Checking in guide

You can find all the essential information you need for checking in here.

Download the app

From maintenance requests to laundry machines, there's plenty you can do with the MyUnite App.

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