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The Shield

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About The Shield

The Shield is a student housing in Sunderland offering accommodation for students attending nearby universities. If you prefer shared living, en-suite rooms are available, and if you prefer to live in a private residence, self-contained studios are also available. All rooms include a private en-suite bedroom, a small double bed, bags of storage, and a study area. Studios come with their own fitted kitchen, while en-suite rooms share a kitchen and a living space with their fellow flatmates. Rooms may vary in size and floor location depending on their type: Bronze, Gold, etc.

The amenities offered by this Sunderland student accommodation include Wi-Fi, an on-site residents’ team, CCTV security, and all-inclusive bills. There’s an on-site vending machine, cycle storage, and on-site laundry facilities. An on-site gym is available so you can exercise and keep up with your workout routine, as well as a study area where you can work in a quiet and peaceful environment. You can hang out with fellow residents or relax at any of the provided social spaces: the lounge, the courtyard, the games room, or the multimedia room. You can also socialise and meet new people at the property’s regularly held residents’ events. 

Located on the River Wear, Sunderland is a port city in North East England. The city houses a number of notable landmarks and attractions, including the National Glass Centre, the Sunderland Museum, the Winter Gardens, and the Penshaw Monument. The city is also home to a couple of universities and colleges offering high quality education to local and international students alike.

You can venture around Sunderland with ease during your stay at The Shield. This Sunderland student home is located near a number of city landmarks and attractions. The Discovery Museum, which exhibits local maritime and natural history, is located a 20-minute ride away. You can explore the city’s 19th century underground tunnels through tours provided by Victoria Tunnel Tours, which is located 11 minutes away on foot. The Great North Museum is located an 18-minute walk from the property and is a Victorian museum with natural history exhibits and a planetarium. The city’s Life Science Centre with its interactive exhibits and 4D models is located a 16-minute ride away. The property’s surrounding restaurants include Gusto, which is 8 minutes away on foot, 21, which is a 10-minute walk away, and Pizza Punks, which is 16 minutes away from the property. You can get your groceries at Sainsbury’s Local, which is located a 4-minute stroll from the property. 

*Advanced Rent Payment is £150 upon booking, which comes off the first rent instalment

*Free dual occupancy


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Location

Clarence Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 1YN

The University of Sunderland is a 30-minute drive away and Sunderland College is a 26-minute car ride away. About 6 bus stations surround The Shield. New Bridge Street-St Dominicis is 3 minutes away on foot. Shield Street is a 5-minute walk away.

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A booking is considered complete when there is:

  1. Signed Tenancy Agreement

  2. Payment of deposit, full rent/ first rent installment

  3. Accepted Guarantor Agreement, if applicable

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Bronze StudioStudio
£100 Deposit

This spacious self-contained studio features a small double bed, workspace, full-length mirror, plenty of storage, private bathroom, and modern kitchenette.
Free dual occupancy is available.Limited Availability.

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STAY/WEEK
51
START
16 Sep, 2023
END
06 Sep, 2024
PRICE/WEEK
£138
TOTAL
£7,038
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STAY/WEEK
44
START
16 Sep, 2023
END
18 Jul, 2024
PRICE/WEEK
£150
TOTAL
£6,600
Classic Bronze En SuiteEn-Suite
£100 Deposit

This 12.4-13m² lower-floor en-suite room features a small double bed, workspace, full-length mirror, plenty of storage and a private bathroom. The living area and kitchen are shared. Limited Availability.

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STAY/WEEK
40
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28 Nov, 2022
END
08 Sep, 2023
PRICE/WEEK
£117
TOTAL
£4,680
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STAY/WEEK
33
START
28 Nov, 2022
END
21 Jul, 2023
PRICE/WEEK
£122
TOTAL
£4,026
Bronze En SuiteEn-Suite
£100 Deposit

This 12.5-13.8m² en-suite room features a small double bed, workspace, full-length mirror, plenty of storage and a private bathroom. The living area and kitchen are shared. Limited Availability.

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STAY/WEEK
40
START
28 Nov, 2022
END
08 Sep, 2023
PRICE/WEEK
£122
TOTAL
£4,880
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STAY/WEEK
33
START
28 Nov, 2022
END
21 Jul, 2023
PRICE/WEEK
£127
TOTAL
£4,191
Silver En SuiteEn-Suite
£100 Deposit

This spacious en-suite room features a small double bed, workspace, full-length mirror, plenty of storage and a private bathroom.. The living area and kitchen are shared. Limited Availability.

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STAY/WEEK
40
START
28 Nov, 2022
END
08 Sep, 2023
PRICE/WEEK
£132
TOTAL
£5,280
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STAY/WEEK
33
START
28 Nov, 2022
END
21 Jul, 2023
PRICE/WEEK
£137
TOTAL
£4,521
Gold StudioStudio
£100 Deposit

This 18m2 self-contained studio features a small double bed, workspace, full-length mirror, plenty of storage, private bathroom, and modern kitchenette. Free dual occupancy is available.Limited Availability.

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STAY/WEEK
40
START
28 Nov, 2022
END
08 Sep, 2023
PRICE/WEEK
£169
TOTAL
£6,760
Classic Bronze StudioStudio
£100 Deposit

This self-contained studio features a small double bed, workspace, full-length mirror, plenty of storage, private bathroom, and modern kitchenette. Free dual occupancy is available.Limited Availability.

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STAY/WEEK
40
START
28 Nov, 2022
END
08 Sep, 2023
PRICE/WEEK
£134
TOTAL
£5,360
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STAY/WEEK
33
START
28 Nov, 2022
END
21 Jul, 2023
PRICE/WEEK
£139
TOTAL
£4,587
Silver StudioStudio
£100 Deposit

This 18.5m2 self-contained studio features a small double bed, workspace, full-length mirror, plenty of storage, private bathroom, and modern kitchenette.
Free dual occupancy is available.Limited Availability.

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STAY/WEEK
40
START
28 Nov, 2022
END
08 Sep, 2023
PRICE/WEEK
£155
TOTAL
£6,200
Gold En SuiteEn-Suite
£100 Deposit

This large en-suite room features a small double bed, workspace, full-length mirror, and plenty of storage. The living area and kitchen are shared. Limited Availability.

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STAY/WEEK
40
START
28 Nov, 2022
END
08 Sep, 2023
PRICE/WEEK
£143
TOTAL
£5,720
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STAY/WEEK
33
START
28 Nov, 2022
END
21 Jul, 2023
PRICE/WEEK
£148
TOTAL
£4,884

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* Note: Final rent price and availability are subject to change and to be confirmed upon completing your booking.

Facilities

24/7 Security + CCTV
Building has security teams and cameras to ensure you're safe at all times.
Bills Included
No extra fees for water, gas or electricity.
Communal Games Room
Pool table, tennis table or games console in a shared area/room.
Fully-Furnished
Your room comes with a bed, wardrobe and study desk.
Laundry
On-site laundry facilities to wash & dry your clothes without having to leave the building.
On-Site Cinema Room
Cinema/projector room for movie nights.
On-Site Gym
Well-equipped fitness centre.
On-Site Management
On-site managers to ensure your safety.
Secure Bike Storage
On-site bike racks to park safely.
Social Area
Social spaces for events and relaxation.
Storage Space
On-site spaces to store your belongings.
Study Rooms
Study zones for group study sessions.
Vending Machine
Need some snacks? Check out the vending machines on-site.
Wi-Fi
Broadband in your room and/or Wi-Fi throughout the building.
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Reviews ?

Olivia
3 months ago
As much as I loved the staff and social spaces at The Shield, I wouldn’t have rebooked for so many years if it wouldn’t have been for Keith. The thought of having 24/7 reliable and trustworthy security on site has calmed me greatly and made me feel protected. Then very few times I had noisy neighbours and couldn’t focus on working on my assignments, I always turned to Keith who would resolve the situation within the first 5 minutes of me ringing. He’s always been friendly and I could see the effort he put in to get to know the students who live here, from remembering names after one encounter, to trying to learn greetings in different languages so he could make the international students feel more comfortable. He’s always respectful, professional and it’s always been a delight talking to him. He’ll make time to chat with you if you’re lonely, upset or simply want to talk to someone, which has been an immense help for me considering I’ve lived alone for what feels like forever now. The Shield is extremely lucky to have him as part of their staff.
Courtney
3 months ago
I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND YOU BOOK AT THIS ACCOMMODATION!! I’ve loved living at The Shield , the facilities are amazing and clean to even my very high standards , the staff are kind and helpful & very accessible at all times. They went to great lengths to keep us safe during COVID & there was always somebody at reception to talk with 24/7 when lonely and feeling isolated. Vanessa always made time to chat even though she probably had a million things to do and then there is Keith, I mean he bakes for us (his brownies are to die for), brings his puppies in for us & helps us out when we’re maybe being a little drunk and silly with patience and a smile & he never seems upset or hassled by it , he makes you feel like he truly is here to help in any way possible and he made me feel safe at all times and it genuinely makes me feel very sad to be leaving my home from home
Ioana
3 months ago
I couldn't imagine living anywhere else! I have been living here ever since I've started university three years ago and I have already booked for my masters! The staff (especially Vanessa) have always been helpful, cheerful and happy to chat whenever I needed or had any questions. I also could easily recognise the amount of effort they have put in to keep us safe during this pandemic: the premises are sanitized multiple times a day, signs and reminders placed everywhere possible, hand sanitizing stations at every entrance and we even get weekly updates on the restrictions and what to look forward to once this is all over! We even have 24/7 security on site which has been a great commodity as Keith always kept helped me when I needed and kept me company whenever I felt like talking to someone. He keeps us safe at all times, he bakes every weekend, from brownies to cupcakes, cookies, cakes (and what not!), even bringing his puppies in, which is always the best part of the year! Honestly it's difficult to even imagine that at some point I won't be able to live here anymore!
A Sowerby
3 months ago
As a father staff care about the students rooms are good and it's a good price
Colin Cummings
2 weeks ago
Fantastic place safe secure
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