These booking terms and conditions set out the terms and conditions which apply to your booking with The Bridge Student Accommodation. If you do not understand these terms and conditions or the Tenancy Agreement you are encouraged to seek appropriate advice before accepting them.

Required Payments at Time of Booking: Deposit

Payment of the deposit constitutes your acceptance that the deposit is retained to secure your room in accordance with these terms and conditions. You agree by paying us as a holding deposit that we hold this against your booking in addition to termly rent. You agree that should there be any damage at the end of you tenancy that this deposit will be used to cover those costs.


You agree that you have a Guarantor and that they are aware they are listed as your Guarantor. A Guarantor is a third party, such as a parent or close relative, who agrees to pay the rent if the Licensee fails to pay it.  YMCA Downs Link Group can ultimately take legal action to recover any unpaid rent from the Guarantor.

Debit / Credit Card Surcharge Fees

There will be no surcharge for payments made using a Debit Card/Credit Card.

Your Booking

By you paying to us a deposit, we agree to hold a selected room for you on the basis that you will enter into a License Agreement that will be sent to you by the end of July 2020.

Your License Agreement (see example on booking page)

You will receive a copy of a license agreement to be entered into by you, your guarantor and The Bridge (the “License Agreement”), including your tenancy letter and these terms & conditions for review and acceptance with be sent via email at the end of July 2020.  The License Agreement sets out the full terms under which you agree to rent a room of The Bridge Student Accommodation. You will have the opportunity to read the License Agreement before you are required to confirm your acceptance of it. Your license agreement includes a full schedule of your rent instalments and payment due dates.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your booking with us subject to the cancellation policy detailed below.

If you do not achieve your grades and therefore do not achieve a place at your higher education institution, deposits will be returned (with proof your place has been cancelled).

For other cancellations please cancel by 31st July 2020

Covid-19: If the Covid-19 situation continues and your course is not run by your HEI we will return your deposit.

If you have entered into the License Agreement and you wish to cancel your booking, you will remain liable for the contractual obligations set out in the License Agreement and you may not cancel the booking unless you can provide proof that you fit any of the following criteria:

  • you notify us of your intention to cancel your booking prior to 31st July 2020
  • your UK Visa application has been denied.
  • you have failed to obtain the required qualifications to get into your first University of choice.
  • due to the current Covid -19 situation your HEI does not run your chosen course
  • extenuating circumstances e.g. ill-health, being unable to travel due to travel restrictions, family circumstances.

Where proof is provided in accordance with these terms and conditions and to our reasonable satisfaction, you will be entitled to cancel the booking and you will not be liable for the contractual obligations laid out in the Tenancy Agreement from the date of cancellation.

All cancellation requests must be made to

Privacy Notice

Keeping your data secure is very important to us. By providing your personal details you agree to allow YMCA DownsLink Group to contact you either on the basis of the consents you have given us or for our Legitimate Interests in accordance with current data protection regulations. We will never make your personal data available for marketing purposes to external individuals or organisations. For more information see our privacy policy.

YMCA DownsLink Group respect your privacy and won’t share your details with third parties. We will use the information you have provided to update you with news and let you know about fundraising activities and volunteering opportunities. You can withdraw your consent at any time by emailing