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Make yourself at home

The Tannery is on the popular Cavendish Street, just minutes from the University of Leeds campuses and the Students’ Union building. Everyday needs are well catered for with a Nisa convenience store on-site and a Tesco Express within five minutes' walk. A quick bus trip on the free bus service will take you within 10 minutes' walk from the city centre.
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

Kitchen

  • At least one oven with four hobs (depending on how many people are sharing the flat) – Studios have two hobs and a microwave combi oven
  • At least one cupboard per person
  • At least one fridge freezer
  • Microwave
  • Rubbish and recycling bins
  • Sofa(s)
  • Breakfast bar 
  • Stools 
  • Ventilation system

Bedroom

  • Bed sizes vary depending on room type
  • Desk with drawers 
  • Chair 
  • Wardrobe
  • Coat hook
  • Mirror 
  • Shelving
  • Bedside table
  • Under bed storage
  • Noticeboard

Bathroom

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

Cleaning

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

Facilities at The Tannery

Reception
Our friendly reception will be open Monday - Friday: 8am - 8pm.
Common Room
The common room includes table tennis, TV, a vending machine, a study area, and a quiet room.
Laundry Facilities
The laundry room is located opposite reception. Machines are operated through the MyUnite app.
Outside Space
There is a courtyard area with seating.
Parking
There is no parking available onsite.
Bike Storage
Bike storage is available at The Tannery – if you are planning on bringing your bike then please remember to bring your own bike lock.
Recycling
Recycling facilities are available at The Tannery.
Fire Test Day
Fire alarms are fitted throughout the property. Your fire alarm test day is Tuesday between 12pm - 12.30pm. Your fire assembly point is located outside the Highlander pub.
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.
Emergencies
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 Tannery

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? 

Parking is also available at the Burley Road car park  Hourly parking £1.30 for one hour Monday-Friday, £1 for two hours Saturday and £2 for four hours Sunday.

Where is The Tannery?

The Tannery
Cavendish Street
Leeds
LS3 1AF

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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