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Discover “Space”: A New Horizon in Student Living

In the historic and picturesque town of St Andrews, known for its world-renowned university and vibrant community life, students have been facing an unprecedented housing shortfall, leaving many without a place in St Andrews to call home for the current academic year. The root causes are manifold, including an unexpected increase in student numbers and a growing preference among landlords for the lucrative Air BnB market over traditional student lets. This dilemma has left approximately 350 students in a lurch, creating a climate of uncertainty and stress as the academic year progresses.

But amidst this crisis, there is a solution for those that wish to stay in St Andrews whilst at University. “Space“, a new development offering self-contained luxury accommodations tailored for students, is set to open its doors in September 2024. Situated in the heart of St Andrews, Fife, Space promises a range of studios and apartments, from cozy two-bedrooms to spacious four-bedrooms, all inclusive of utilities, WiFi, and onsite support. But Space is more than just accommodation; it’s a community, with social spaces, gyms, gardens, and study pods designed to foster a supportive and engaging student environment.

"SPACE" - Student Accommodation
“SPACE” – Student Accommodation

All-Inclusive Living:

One of the standout features of “Space” is its all-inclusive pricing. The dread of hidden costs is a thing of the past, as insurance, utilities, and Wi-Fi are all bundled into one transparent cost. This approach not only simplifies budgeting but also allows students to focus on their studies and social life, without the nagging worries of monthly bills.

Facilities and Services:

“Space” isn’t just about comfortable living quarters; it’s about creating a vibrant community. The development includes a range of facilities designed to enhance student life:

  • Social Spaces and Gym: Whether you’re looking to unwind with friends or maintain your fitness regime, these areas are designed to cater to your needs.
  • Study Pods: For those moments when you need to focus, these quiet zones offer the perfect retreat for hitting the books.
  • Gardens: When you need a break from the academic grind, the serene gardens provide a peaceful sanctuary.
  • Onsite Support: The 24/7 support team ensures that help is always on hand, whether it’s a maintenance issue or just a friendly face for advice.
  • Security: With CCTV and an around-the-clock onsite team, security is a priority, ensuring a safe environment for all residents.

Community and Wellbeing:

Understanding that university life can be as challenging as it is exciting, “Space” places a strong emphasis on community and wellbeing. A full calendar of events encourages residents to connect and build lasting friendships.

Tailored Student Removal Services

Recognising the diverse needs of our student clientele, St Andrews Taxis offers specialised removal services that go beyond the traditional taxi ride. Whether you’re relocating to a new dorm, apartment, or transitioning between accommodations, we’ve got you covered. Our large minibuses are perfect for moving bulkier household items and can be booked in advance to suit your schedule.

Pricing is transparent and straightforward: £15 for the first 15 minutes, followed by an additional £15 per subsequent 15-minute increment. This structure ensures that students can plan and budget their moves without any hidden surprises.

Driver Assistance: More Than Just a Ride

We go the extra mile, quite literally! Our dedicated drivers don’t just transport your belongings; they actively help with the loading and unloading process. This hands-on approach ensures that your items are handled with care and efficiency, easing the moving day rush.

Affordable and Fair Pricing

Understanding the financial pressures students often face, we’ve priced our services to be competitive yet fair, reflecting the level of assistance and convenience we provide. Compared to professional removal services, which can be significantly more expensive, our rates are designed to be student-friendly while ensuring our drivers are compensated fairly for their time and effort.

At St Andrews Taxis, we’re more than just a taxi service; we’re a part of your community. We understand the stresses of student life, especially when it comes to moving. That’s why we’re committed to providing a removal service that’s affordable, reliable, and tailored to the needs of St Andrews’ students. Book with us, and take the first step towards a smoother, more enjoyable moving experience.

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