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Make yourself at home

Filbert Village is located on Lineker Road, between the River Soar and the Leicester Tigers rugby stadium. Just a few steps from either Walnut Street or Raw Dykes Road you’ll find a five minute bus service to the city centre, where there’s a great choice of bars, restaurants and shops. Central to both universities, you can be on campus at De Montfort University within 10 minutes and the University of Leicester in 12-15 minutes.
Here you'll find plenty of information on what you'll find in your new home and the surrounding area, as well as important information on check-in day, specific to your property.

What you will find in your flat


  • 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
  • Coffee table
  • Armchairs (depending on how many people are sharing the flat)


  • Beds are either three-quarter size for classic rooms, or doubles in studios and premuim rooms
  • Desk with drawers 
  • Desk chair 
  • Wardrobe
  • Mirror 
  • Shelving
  • Bedside table
  • Under bed storage
  • Noticeboard
  • Coat hooks


  • Shower
  • Shower curtain
  • Washbasin
  • Mirror
  • Toilet
  • Toilet roll holder
  • Vanity light
  • Towel rail


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

Facilities at Filbert Village

Our friendly reception will be open Monday to Friday: 8am - 8pm and on Saturday between 9am - 5pm.
Common Room
The common room includes a TV, table tennis and a football table. There is also a study room.
Laundry Facilities
The laundry room is located in reception. Machines are operated through the MyUnite app.
Outside Space
There is a courtyard space.
Parking is available at Filbert Village. Contact your property team for more information.
Bike Storage
Bike storage is available at Filbert Village – if you are planning on bringing your bike then please remember to bring your own bike lock.
Recycling facilities are available at Filbert Village. Please take care not to contaminate with different types of refuse.
Fire Test Day
Fire alarms are fitted throughout the property. Your fire alarm test day is Thursday at 12:30pm. Your fire assembly point is located on Lineker Road, outside the front of the  building.
Key Type
You will receive keys for your flat and post box as well as a 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 Filbert Village

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 metal key and a fob.

Where can I park and unload my car?

There is limited parking available at Filbert Village for drop off only.

Where is Filbert Village?

Filbert Village
1 Lineker Road


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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