Finding Accommodation in Bradford in January 2022

Bradford is currently seeing unprecedented numbers of students arriving in Bradford to start their studies at the University, this has led to a shortage of student accommodation.  
 
There is currently no family accommodation available through the university or Unipol and very limited availability from other sources, often over £800 per calendar month.  Students wanting to bring families are STRONGLY ADVISED to delay bringing their families until suitable accommodation can be secured.
 
Find out more on how to try and find family accommodation now below
 
Find out more general advice on bringing your family HERE
 

Finding accommodation just for you

If you are travelling alone there are still some rooms available for individual students on the Unipol website as well as rooms with other providers listed below.  As the amount of students expected to arrive exceeds the amount of rooms advertised, Unipol would recommend that you book something as quickly as possible.
If the properties listed below are not suitable, you can also check the student noticeboard for rooms being advertised by students who want to leave their tenancy contracts. https://www.unipol.org.uk/notice-board 
 
Please note that Unipol will endeavour to update this information every 48 hours.
 
Here are the adverts for individual rooms in student halls and shared student houses still available in Bradford on the Unipol website.  These properties are either part of an accreditation scheme: Unipol Code or the National Code for larger buildings: 
 
All bills included en-suite rooms in student halls:
 
From £92-£107 per person per week depending on tenancy length and room type: Arkwright House  120 rooms available 
 
From £65 per person per week: Longside House Longside House 2 rooms available from 1st February 2022. 
 
All bills included in shared student houses:
 
£94 per person - Studio apartment. 3mins from University. Laistridge Lane  2 available from February
 
£87.50 per person per week (12 rooms remaining) Shared bathroom. Laisteridge Lane 5 mins from University.
 
Bills NOT included in shared student houses:
 
£65 per person per week (12 rooms remaining) Shared bathroom. Laisteridge Lane 5 mins from University.
 

Other accommodation options (not advertised through Unipol)

As the properties below are not listed through Unipol we cannot confirm the quality of management or property standards.  It is therefore important to get your contract checked and ask if the provider is a member of any accreditation scheme.  Where this is known it is detailed.
 
Student Halls in Bradford
 
The Green - 78  rooms available between now and 1st February in townhouses and En-suite flats with varying contract lengths.  Next to campus. Email for information or Tel: 01274 062 390 or visit website: The Green National Code member.
 
Student Halls in Huddersfield
 
Huddersfield is a small city located a short distance from Bradford and is a short bus or train journey from Bradford and easily commutable.
 
Aspley, Little Aspley & Castings House (operated by IQ students). Approximately 300 rooms available. For more information visit IQ's website for Huddersfield IQ accommodation options National Code member.
 

 

  • Saw Mill (operated by Capitol) King's Mill Lane, Huddersfield HD1 3AN Tel:03303 410627  32 rooms available starting from £115 pppw see website below for more infromation https://www.capitolstudents.com/locations/huddersfield-saw-mill/ 

 

 
Rooms in Shared Student Properties in Huddersfield
 
Vanilla Lettings are a local managing agent that works with different landlords.  Prices vary across a range of rooms available. More information for Vanilla Lettings
 
Student Halls in Leeds
 
Austin Hall with Cloud Student Homes. Approximately 20 rooms available. January Offer with flexible contract lengths, minimum contract is 2 weeks.  En-suite rooms  £99 per week including all utility bills   More information - Austin Hall.
 
 

Family accommodation

As mentioned above there are no family accommodation options available through Unipol.  If your family must travel with you we would suggest looking at private letting agent websites to try to find accommodation. Please bear in mind the properties/landlords who advertise on these sites have no affiliation with Unipol or the University, and we are unable to guarantee the condition, quality of the management of the property. 
 
As these properties are advertised to the general population and are not specifically aimed at student families, you may find that bills and furniture are not included in the rent. The tenancy length maynot  match the academic year and many will ask for a UK guarantor, credit check or rent in advance.
 
Please be cautious and ensure you are happy before accepting a property, as once agreed it is a legally binding contract and you cannot change your mind. You will still be responsible for the rent even if you move out early. 
 
You also need to consider the size of property required, under UK government guidance siblings of the opposite sex are not allowed to share a bedroom once one of them reaches the age of 12. 
 
Please note anyone over 18 who is not a studnet will have to pay Council Tax, The amonut is dependent on the property taken. Ask the landlord or letting agent which band the property is in, then use this website to check the amount due.  KIf there is only 1 person over 18 in gthe hbousehold a 25% reduction is applied.  https://www.bradford.gov.uk/council-tax/general-council-tax-information/council-tax-bands-and-amounts/  
 
These are some of the websites you can check to see if they have a suitable property for your family:
 
 
 
Zoopla
 

Questions? Further help and advice

Useful Publications
 
How to Rent Guide - students should receive this from all landlords, it contains useful info about deposit protection, charges and other renting information you should be aware of
 
Housing Guide from Unipol - detailed information on renting in Bradford
 
Advice Services
 
Unipol
  • You can chat to us on webchat between 9am and 5pm, Monday ot Friday (see invite to chat on www.unipol.org.uk )  
  • Call us on 01274235899 between 11am - 4pm, Monday to Friday
  • Email us anytime: info@unipol.bradford.ac.uk
University of Bradford Students' Union (UBU)

University of Bradford Counselling & Mental Health Service

University of Bradford Student Life Team
Welcome Team (enrolment queries)