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Make yourself at home

The Priory is a beautiful listed building in an ideal location, less than 10 minutes’ walk from The University of Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University and Leeds College of Art.
The area around The Priory also has a big park, student-friendly bank, pub and late-night curry house so you’ll never be far from the essentials!
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


  • Two hobs, microwave in some rooms/oven/grill
  • Ample cupboard space
  • At least one fridge freezer
  • Microwave
  • Rubbish bin
  • Ventilation system
  • Kettle
  • Toaster


  • Beds are three-quarter size with two single beds in double occupancy rooms
  • Desk with drawers 
  • Chair 
  • Wardrobe
  • Coat hook
  • Mirror 
  • Shelving 
  • Bedside table
  • Under bed storage in some rooms
  • Noticeboard


  • Shower pod
  • Shaving point
  • Washbasin
  • Bathroom cabinet/mirror
  • Toilet
  • Toilet roll holder
  • Vanity light
  • Shelf
  • Towel rail


  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Mop and bucket
  • Dustpan and brush
  • Iron and ironing board

Facilities at The Priory

Our friendly reception will be open Monday - Friday 1pm - 4pm.
Common Room
The common room includes TV, DVD, tea and coffee facilities, study area, pool table and table tennis.
Laundry Facilities
The laundry room is located on the lower ground floor. Machines are operated through the MyUnite app.
Outside Space
There is a garden, picnic benches and a BBQ area.
There is no parking available at The Priory.
Bike Storage
Bike storage is located at the rear of the building.
Recycling facilities are available at The Priory.
Fire Test Day
Fire alarms are fitted throughout the property. Your fire alarm test day is Tuesday between 11am - 11.30am. Your fire assembly point is located on the adjacent road to the building.
Key Type
You will receive a key card 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 The Priory

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 card.

Where can I park and unload my car?

There is parking on-site for unloading, limited to 30 minutes. Street parking is also available. The Priory is in a residential area - please be considerate of neighbours.

Where is The Priory?

The Priory
Springfield Mount

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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