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Kirkstall Brewery Reviews

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#9 out of 13 halls at Leeds Beckett University

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Management team aren't helpful and do not like to address problems (they just work their way around it) Majority of the buildings have not been refurbished so there are still damp stains and mould Decor is very plain and almost looks like a prison hence why the ensuite bathroom is ridiculously small Heating goes off and on (was sat with 3 jackets on at one point during my stay!) Do not expect to become best friends with your flatmates because if they say they'll clean they probably won't Buses to and from Kirkstall Brewery are never on time so you're always late for lectures and seminars Also if you ever have a problem don't expect management/residential officers to speak about your issues privately, they do it in an open room!

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By _gabbiparker
On 28th March 15

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Most helpful review

Management team aren't helpful and do not like to address problems (they just work their way around it) Majority of the buildings have not been refurbished so there are still damp stains and mould Decor is very plain and almost looks like a prison hence why the ensuite bathroom is ridiculously small Heating goes off and on (was sat with 3 jackets on at one point during my stay!) Do not expect to become best friends with your flatmates because if they say they'll clean they probably won't Buses to and from Kirkstall Brewery are never on time so you're always late for lectures and seminars Also if you ever have a problem don't expect management/residential officers to speak about your issues privately, they do it in an open room!

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Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
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By _gabbiparker
On 28th March 15

Kirkstall Brewery Information

Price from£109.00 per week (subject to availability)
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms800
CampusOff Campus
PostcodeLS5 3RX

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 23rd September 18

Horrendous, never stay here, get treated like a child, management team talk to you with an appauling manner. More so having to clean your flat spotless every week otherwised threatened with a fine is absolutely disgusting. More so recieveing just 20£ of my 250£ deposit back after a small black mark on the radiator costing over 100£ to fix is a joke. Do not stay here! Poor location, internets awful, having to sit around a dirty communal kitchen with old wooden chairs, aswell as having small radiators which give off an awful smell and radiate no heat at all is astonishing. If you want a good uni experience i cannot express how much i would reccomend not to stay here.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 13th August 18

The best part about the entire accommodation is the onsite bar. Absolutely vile accomodarion, decor was old fashioned and plain. All furnite of cheap quality, including carpets. The worlds noisiest boiler! Sounded like a fog horn. Paid £104 a week to sit in a damp cold room, with mould growing from the taps due to the pipes being so old. The windows were put in so badly that cold and moisture were essentially invited in. Rules and security were a joke. Key problems never fixed e.g. our shower broke and six of us had to share one shower for two weeks! And this shower had black mould growing in the silicon. The only way youd get anything done was via contacting the union. If youre a city campus there is no university buses that can take you there, meaning i paid £45 per month of bus travel. Our flat didnt even have a social space, we had a kitchen table and six chairs, no comfortable seating or anything! The entire block i was in was clearing students inc myself but around 50% didnt care

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 6th May 18

WORST PLACE EVER! The bathroom was so dirty and the rooms are very old and dirty and it’s so far from everything. DONT GO THERE

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 21st October 17

I'm a university of Leeds student so was a bit annoyed being placed here, but I had a great time at Kirkstall as I've befriended everyone in my block as most of the other university of Leeds students reached out to each other before moving in, so we were determined to make the most of our time here, so for me the social aspect is good, however, I don't really socialise with people from other blocks. The main reason I'm leaving is due to the location (buses are not reliable and ubers are at times expensive, plus we all go to city centre whenever we go out) , and to be around more people from uni of Leeds. I'm moving to a different accomodation so I can't be sure that my opinion would have held throughout the entire first year. I also can't really speak much for other Beckett students' experiences Wouldn't recommend it as a first choice, but if you are placed here (even as a uni of leeds student) it isn't so bad. Laundry is also unnecessarily complicated and can be expensive

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 21st December 16

Only good value for money is the fact that it's secure otherwise avoid

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 17th December 16

The vault is dissapointing as not many students go so it is difficult to socialise with other flats rather than your own

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 19th August 16

Loves my first year here! Great people and great place

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 3rd July 16

Half decent but dont go for the premium stuff, not worth the extra

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 3rd July 16

Washing machines and dryers didn't really work, internet was slow and only had so much hot water a day

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 28th March 15

Management team aren't helpful and do not like to address problems (they just work their way around it) Majority of the buildings have not been refurbished so there are still damp stains and mould Decor is very plain and almost looks like a prison hence why the ensuite bathroom is ridiculously small Heating goes off and on (was sat with 3 jackets on at one point during my stay!) Do not expect to become best friends with your flatmates because if they say they'll clean they probably won't Buses to and from Kirkstall Brewery are never on time so you're always late for lectures and seminars Also if you ever have a problem don't expect management/residential officers to speak about your issues privately, they do it in an open room!

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Cleaning
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Social experience
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 18th March 15

Wifi, which majority of students value not only for recreation but for assignments too is extremely poor at times

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