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Make yourself at home

The Grange is located on Grange Lane, on the main campus at De Montfort University and 15 minutes from Leicester University. The property is just minutes’ walk from the city centre and Leicester’s most popular shopping areas. The great city centre location is ideal for making the most of your time as a student in Leicester whilst still enjoying the quiet life in a property with a relaxed atmosphere.
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
  • Vanity light
  • Towel rail


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

Facilities at The Grange

Our friendly reception will be open Monday - Friday 10.30am - 6pm. 
Common Room
The common room includes a TV and football table.
Laundry Facilities
The laundry room is located in reception. Machines are operated through the MyUnite app.
Outside Space
There is a courtyard area with a BBQ and a grassed area with benches.
Parking is available at The Grange. Contact your property team for more information.
Bike Storage
Bike storage is available at The Grange – if you are planning on bringing your bike then please remember to bring your own bike lock.
Recycling facilities are available at The Grange. 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 11:30am. Your fire assembly point is located on Grange Lane, outside reception.
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 The Grange

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 card.

Where can I park and unload my car?

There is limited parking available at The Grange for drop off only.

Where is The Grange?

The Grange
41 Grange Lane


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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