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Make yourself at home

Newarke Point is found on Newarke Close, on the main De Montfort University campus and 20 minutes from the University of Leicester. It is only a five minute walk from the city centre and Leicester’s shopping centres. Surrounding the property is a great choice of bars, restaurants and shops. Newarke Point looks over the River Soar and Bede Park.
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
  • At least one cupboard per person
  • At least one fridge freezer
  • Microwave
  • Rubbish bin
  • Sofa(s)
  • Breakfast bar 
  • Stools 
  • Ventilation system
  • Armchairs
  • Coffee table


  • Bed (size varies depending on room type)
  • Desk with drawers 
  • Chair 
  • Wardrobe
  • Coat hook
  • Mirror 
  • Shelving
  • Bedside table
  • Noticeboard


  • Shower pod
  • Shower door 
  • Washbasin
  • Mirror
  • Toilet
  • Toilet roll holder
  • Towel rail


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

Facilities at Newarke Point

Our friendly reception will be open Monday - Friday: 8am - 8pm and on Saturday between 9am - 5pm.
Common Room
The common room includes a TV and a pool table. There is also a study room.
Laundry Facilities
The laundry can be accessed from the enclosed courtyard. Machines are operated through the MyUnite app.
Outside Space
There is a courtyard space.
Parking is available at Newarke Point. Contact your property team for more information.
Bike Storage
Bike storage is available at Newarke Point – if you are planning on bringing your bike then please remember to bring your own bike lock.
Recycling facitiles are available at Newarke Point. 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 11am. Your fire assembly point is located at Newarke Close across from the car port.
Key Type
You will receive a fob on arrival at the property, which you can use to access your room and a second fob for the 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 Newarke Point

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 fob.

Where can I park and unload my car?

There is limited parking available at Newarke Point for drop off only.

Where is Newarke Point?

Newarke Point
8 Newarke Close


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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