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Make yourself at home

Parkway Gate is five minutes’ walk away from Manchester city centre. Situated on Chester Street, just off Oxford Road, you are just minutes away from both Manchester Metropolitan University and University of Manchester campuses. Not only is the property right in the heart of the city, but it also has great transport links so you’ll have easy access to all that Manchester has to offer.
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 and recycling box
  • Sofas
  • Breakfast bar
  • Stools
  • Ventilation system
  • Armchairs
  • Noticeboard


  • Beds are singles in all classic en-suites with three-quarter size beds in Premium Range rooms
  • Desk with drawers
  • Chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Coat hook
  • Mirror
  • Shelving
  • Bedside table
  • Under bed storage
  • Noticeboard


  • Shower
  • Shower curtain
  • Bath – accessible rooms only
  • Washbasin
  • Bathroom cabinet/mirror
  • Toilet
  • Toilet roll holder
  • Vanity light
  • Shelf
  • Towel rail


    • Vacuum cleaner
    • Mop and bucket
    • Dustpan and brush

Facilities at Parkway Gate

Our friendly reception will be open 8am - 8pm Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm Saturday.
Common Room
The common room includes a pool table, table tennis, TV, a study area, and table football.
Laundry Facilities
The laundry room is located in Block 2. Machines are operated though the MyUnite app.
Outside Space
There is a courtyard space with benches.
There is no parking available at Parkway Gate.
Bike Storage
Bike storage is available at Parkway Gate – if you are planning on bringing your bike then please remember to bring your own bike lock.
Recycling facilities are available at Parkway Gate.
Fire Test Day
Fire alarms are fitted throughout the property. Your fire alarm test day is Tuesday between 10.30am and 11.30am. Your fire assembly point is located on Chester Street. 
Key Type
You will receive a key card 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 Parkway Gate

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 card.

Where can I park and unload my car?

There is no parking at Parkway Gate. However, there are council parking spaces next to the property that will allow time for you to check in. There is also an NCP park and pay car park opposite Parkway Gate (£5.50 for up to 2 hours or £18.00 for up to 24 hours).

Where is Parkway Gate?

Parkway Gate
50 Chester Street
M15 6JH

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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