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Make yourself at home

Cavendish Place is very close to both Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Manchester, with good transport links from Manchester Oxford Road Station which is 15 minutes away and very good bus services. Asda is 10 minutes on foot and convenience stores are close to the property. Situated in the Manchester Student Village, chances to socialise and meet people are plentiful! You'll also find numerous parks dotted around for your enjoyment, especially on those sunny days!
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


  • At least 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
  • Sofas
  • Breakfast bar
  • Stools
  • Ventilation system


  • Beds are three-quarter size with doubles in studios
  • Desk with drawers
  • Chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Coat hook
  • Mirror
  • Shelving
  • Bedside table
  • Under bed storage
  • Noticeboard


  • Shower and accessible wet room in studios
  • Shower door
  • Shaving point
  • Washbasin
  • Bathroom mirror
  • Toilet
  • Toilet roll holder
  • Vanity light
  • Shelf
  • Towel rail


  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Mop and bucket
  • Dustpan and brush

Facilities at Cavendish Place

Our friendly reception will be open 10am - 6pm Monday - Friday.
Common Room
Cavendish Place shares a common room with New Medlock House.
Laundry Facilities
The laundry room is located on the first floor of A block. Machines are operated through the MyUnite app.
Outside Space
There is a small courtyard outside the building. 
Car parking is not available at Cavendish Place.
Bike Storage
Bike storage is available at Cavendish Place– if you are planning on bringing your bike then please remember to bring your own bike lock.
Recycling facilities are available at Cavendish Place.
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 Wilmott Street. 
Key Type
You will receive a key 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 Cavendish Place

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? 

Parking is limited to 15 minutes for drop-off only outside the building.

Where is Cavendish Place?

Cavendish Place
20 Wilmott Street
M15 6AS


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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