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Price Comparison

Comparison of Queen's Standard Accommodation versus Private Sector 2013-14:

University Accommodation 2013-14 (38 week contract)

Weekly Costs  Standard Room Ensuite Room
Rent   £86.29 £102.50
Heating*  Included In Rent Included In Rent
Electricity*  Included In Rent Included In Rent
Internet 16mb  Included In Rent Included In Rent
TV Licence  (2)   Included In Rent Included In Rent
Contents Insurance Included in Rent Included in Rent
Cleaning of Communal Areas   Included In Rent Included In Rent
24 Hour Reception   Included In Rent Included In Rent
24 Hour Security  Included In Rent Included In Rent
Maintenance Service Level  Included In Rent Included In Rent
Total Weekly Cost 
 £86.29
 £102.50
Annual Total
 £3,279.02
 £3,895.00

 

Private Rental 2013-14 (52 week contract, standard room i.e. shared services)

Weekly Costs (1)Malone  BotanicLisburn Road Stranmillis
Rent   £63.00  £55.00  £52.50  £56.00
Heating  £11.00  £11.00  £11.00  £11.00
Electricity  £9.50  £9.50  £9.50  £9.50
Internet  £3.00  £3.00  £3.00  £3.00
TV Licence  £2.80  £2.80  £2.80  £2.80
Contents Insurance £1.25 £1.25 £1.25 £1.25
Cleaning of Communal Areas  Service Not Provided  Service Not Provided  Service Not Provided  Service Not Provided
24 Hour Reception  Service Not Provided  Service Not Provided   Service Not Provided  Service Not Provided
24 Hour Security  Service Not Provided  Service Not Provided  Service Not Provided  Service Not Provided
Maintenance Service Level  Service Not Provided  Service Not Provided  Service Not Provided  Service Not Provided
Total Weekly Cost
 £90.55
  £82.55
 £80.05
 £83.55
Annual Total
 £4,708.60
  £4,292.60
 £4,162.60
 £4,344.60
Additional Cost of 52 week Private Sector contract vs University 38 week contract
 £1,429.58
 £1,013.58
 £883.58
 £1,065.58


1 Average rents for private rental from NI Studentpad / SU Lets / Property News websites, May 2013

2 In communal areas only

* Not included in Willow Walk residential fee