Liberty Quays
For 20/21 bookings this property will be known as Pier Quays.

  • Communal living area

  • Communal living area

  • Laundry facilities

  • Bike storage

  • Common areas

  • Common areas

  • Common areas

  • Common areas

  • Common areas

  • Common areas

  • Reception

  • Reception

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    All bills included

    That’s water, electricity and gas – nice and easy to help with your budgeting!

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    Internet, Wi-Fi & 4Network

    You get 50Mb/s high speed broadband and Wi-Fi which you can upgrade to super speed if needed. You'll also get 4Network as standard, and you can connect up to 7 devices!

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    Personal contents insurance included

    We hope you won’t need it but it’s nice to know that you have insurance as backup for your peace of mind.

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    Common areas

    There is a large, deluxe common room kitted out with state-of-the-art furnishings and plenty of activities so you can sit back and chill with your mates.

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    Laundry facilities

    Your parents aren’t here to do your laundry for you – and nor are we! Luckily, we do provide facilities for you to use with quick and easy step-by-step instructions.

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    Bike storage

    The residence comes with plenty of bike storage so there’s no excuse not to bring yours and get some exercise. Note that your bike isn’t protected by our contents insurance so make sure you get it covered!

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    On-site supermarket

    Can’t be bothered popping out? You don’t have to – we have the essentials right here on-site for your convenience.

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    Outdoor space

    There’s an external courtyard area, so there’s plenty of opportunity to get some quiet time or catch a tan… British weather depending, of course.

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    Reception

    Got a question or need some advice? Our Reception Team will be more than happy to point you in the right direction.

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    Post service

    Our lovely staff at reception will happily take delivery of parcels and signed-for items – so no need to give up that online shopping addiction!

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    On-site Residence Team

    Our Residence Teams are friendly and easy to chat to, so you can get any queries sorted straight away without any hassle.

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    On-site Housekeeping and Maintenance Teams

    Whenever you need something fixing just give our on-site teams a call and we’ll sort it quickly and at a time that works for you.

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    Electronic entry systems

    The residence is protected by fob lock entry and the rooms by either a personal key or fob for complete peace of mind.

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    Security

    The safety of students is our priority at Liberty Living. That’s why our residences are monitored by CCTV 24 hours a day. Think of us like your guardian angels.

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    Access for wheelchair users

    This residence is accessible for people of all abilities.

Liberty Quays
    • University of Kent
    • Canterbury Christ Church University
    • University of Greenwich
    • Historic Dockyard Chatham
    • St George’s Centre
    • Rochester Castle
    • Fort Amherst
    • Upnor Castle
    • The Brook Theatre
    • Coopers
    • Poco Loco
    • The Barge
    • Beacon Court Tavern
    • Gillingham Park
    • Boomers
    • Pepe's Tearoom
    • Medway Cafe
    • Costa Coffee
    • The Rochester Bar
    • Rochester Cathedral Tea Rooms and Gardens
    • Tony Lorenzo’s
    • Zippers
    • Ship and Trades
    • Coast to coast
    • Chiquito
    • Frankie & Benny's
    • Dockside Outlet Centre
    • Tap’N’Tin
    • Deep End Bar
    • Casino Rooms
    • Bliss Nightclub
    • Dockside Outlet Centre
    • Pentagon Shopping Centre
    • Rochester High Street
    • Croneens Car Park
    • Medway Park Car Park
    • Balmoral Gardens Car Park
    • The Strand Car Park
  1. Social scenes

    Liberty Quays is located in the heart of Medway, a few minutes’ walk from the town’s higher educational establishments and a short distance to all the fun stuff; a range of entertainment venues and local amenities.

    Medway Valley Leisure Park is a 15 minute taxi ride away from your student accommodation and has a range of national chain restaurants to suit all tastes. You have everything from Coast to Coast to Frankie and Benny’s and Chiquito’s to name just a few. If you venture into the town centre, a short 20 minute walk away, you’ll find a variety of traditional and well-known restaurants – perfect for those days where you aren’t in the mood to cook.

    Coopers Bar at the Students Union is 5 minutes’ walk from Liberty Quays and offers students cheap food and drink with a great atmosphere. The Union put on various events throughout the year to keep you entertained.

    We would also recommend Dockside Shopping Outlet that hosts many popular shops and restaurants from Nando's, Pizza Hut through to all your favourite retail stores (including an Odeon cinema).

    Finally, Rochester High Street is a short taxi ride from Liberty Quays and has a range of bars popular among students; Tap n Tin is a favourite. Some of Medway’s best nightclubs include MooMoo's Clubrooms; a retro-disco space, and Casino Rooms; Kent’s biggest party venue.

  2. What's around

    Liberty Quays is located on Blake Avenue, a short bus ride away from the town centre and 10 minutes from the Universities at Medway Campus. You can expect to find plenty of things to see and do, to keep you entertained throughout your time here.

    The town of Medway is known for its historical filled background and celebrates with many annual festivals. You’ve got the English Festival in April, the Sweeps Festival in May, the Dickens Festival in June, Castle Concerts and Dickensian Christmas in December. The festivals are popular amongst locals and bring hundreds of people from all over to the town.

    Medway has a mixture of shopping areas, including indoor shopping centres and high streets. Rochester is only 15 minutes away by car and offers a unique shopping experience, with a wide range of speciality independent shops to choose from.

    If you like ice skating; The Ice Bowl in Gillingham is under a 10 minute taxi ride away and is home to the ice hockey club the Invicta Dynamos who won the ENIHL Grand Slam in 2005 – 2006.

    The Historic Chatham Dockyard is under 10 minutes’ drive away, and has a range of museums and art galleries to wander through, including the museum of the Royal Dockyard.

    If you like the outdoors, Gillingham Park is a short distance from the residence and has been voted one of Britain’s best kept parks. The park is perfect if you like to relax between lectures and soak up the sun in summer months.

    Lastly, Medway Valley Leisure Complex is home to a bowling alley and a cinema showcasing all the latest movies and can be reached in 15 minutes via taxi.

     

  3. Getting active

    If you like to keep fit, Medway Park is a fitness centre located 20 minutes’ walk from the residence. The centre has something to suit everyone, including swimming pools, a gym, dance studio, track and field practice, a judo centre, a dedicated trampoline area and much more.

    For fans of professional sport, Gillingham is home to Kent's professional football team, Gillingham FC. They play their matches at Priestfield Stadium – 20 minutes’ walk from Liberty Quays.

  4. Travel and transport

    Medway is located in the North of the county of Kent, which is super close to the city of London. Liberty Quays is located a 5 minute walk to campus and a 20 minute walk from the town centre.

    Medway is served by Gillingham train station; 20 minutes’ walk from Liberty Quays. London is within easy travelling distance from the town, taking just over an hour. In just over 3 hours you can reach Birmingham and Manchester, so you’re really well connected if you want to visit family and friends up and down the country.

    The bus system in the town provides an affordable and reliable service with discounts available for students. Some important bus services for the area include;

    191 Bus Times Medway Chatham - Rochester - Strood - Wainscott -  Chattenden - Lodge Hill

    116 Bus Timetable Medway Chatham -Universities at Medway Campus - MidKent College - Gillingham - Medway Hospital - Rainham - Parkwood - Hempstead Valley

    132 Bus Route Medway Chatham - Jezreels - Rainham Mark - Rainham - Parkwood – Hempstead Valley

    For those who live outside of the UK, the nearest airport to Liberty Park is London City Airport, 40 minutes away in a taxi. The airport provides a range of widespread routes across the rest of the UK, Europe and beyond.

  5. Local amenities

    Liberty Quays is located right next to plenty of amenities, meaning popping to the shops can be done with ease.

    Located on-site at Liberty Quays you will find a Tesco Express, a Domino’s pizza takeaway and also a Subway to keep you going through the day.

    The town centre is 20 minutes’ walk away and has all the well-known high street banks, a Post Office, and a Bureau de Change. Plus, in addition to this there is also a wider range of small chain supermarkets. There is also an ASDA Superstore located just a short 5 minute walk away from the residence.

    For a cheaper alternative when it comes to your essentials, there is an Aldi on Duncan Road. It has a varied selection and it’s easy to get to at a 5 minute drive or a 20 minute walk away. 

    For some quiet studying time, you might want to visit Gillingham Library, which is a 20 minute walk away. Alternatively there is also a library on campus, with all the resources you may need during your studies.

  6. Your wellbeing

    You’ll have access to free, confidential advice regarding finances, careers and general welfare when studying at University in Medway. Liberty Quays is located a short walk from campus, so you’ll never be too far from the help you may need. 

    Students are encouraged to sign up with Sunlight Surgery on Richmond Road when they arrive; 5 minutes’ walk from Liberty Quays. Additionally there are three pharmacies located on The High Street in Gillingham; Co-op, Superdrug and Boots – 20 minutes’ walk from your student accommodation.

    In case of an emergency, Medway Maritime Hospital is an eight minute drive from the property if you need any urgent medical assistance. Obviously, we hope you won’t need to go there, but it’s nice to know it’s there if you do.

    At Liberty Quays, you will never be far from the help you may need. The Residence Team are on-site 24 hours a day to guide or assist you throughout your time with us. Now all that’s left to do is work hard, and have fun!

Want to live with us next academic year?

Liberty Living has joined the Unite Students family so there will be a few changes, such as a name change to Pier Quays and room types will be referred to differently on the Unite Students website.

If you’re looking to book your stay with us for 20/21, you can now book through Unite Students.

1st year University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University students:

Liberty Quays has an agreement in place with the University of Kent (including the Medway School of Pharmacy) and Canterbury Christ Church University to accommodate 1st year students studying on a full-time course for 2019-20.

If you're a new 1st year student at either of those universities, you can apply for your Liberty Quays accommodation by going to the University of Kent or Canterbury Christ Church University websites.

 

University of Kent

Medway School of Pharmacy

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Accommodation available in Liberty Quays, Medway
  1. Classic En-suite

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    Classic En-suite

    If you like the sound of plenty of space and storage, all at a great price, then choose one of our Classic En-suite rooms. You’ll get the privacy of having your own bathroom plus a 4ft double bed. All rooms share a spacious fully fitted kitchen and living area. Classic En-suite rooms are approximately 12m².

    Please note that images displayed are for illustrative purposes. The interiors and layouts of each room may vary and images displayed are intended to be representative only.

    Measurements are approximate and floor plans are for illustrative purposes only, some room sizes and layouts may vary.

    Classic En-suite features

    • 4ft double bed

    • Study area with desk and chair

    • Wardrobe and under bed storage

    • Large shared kitchen facilities

    • 50Mb/s broadband and Wi-Fi

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      4ft double bed

      Your room comes with lots of space and so it’s fitting that your bed does, too. Our 4ft double beds (120cm x 190cm / 4'0" x 6'3") are the perfect size to starfish in!

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      En-suite

      Pros: you get your own bathroom right inside your room. Cons: it’s your job to keep it clean! We think the positives far outweigh the negatives, giving you both privacy and your own space.

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      Furniture

      En-suite rooms are furnished with a 4ft double bed, as well as desks for all that studying / social media browsing. We’d say we give you ‘everything but the kitchen sink’, but you get one of those too.

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      Under bed storage

      Too much stuff? Not a problem. We’ve got loads of storage in every room, including under your bed – out of sight, out of mind.

       

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      Shared kitchen

      We don’t expect you to survive off takeaways… at least not every night! You’ll get an oven and grill, hob, microwave and fridge-freezer in your shared kitchen, so you’ve no excuse not to give cooking a go – just please don’t poison yourselves!

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      Communal living area

      You don’t just have to stay put in your room 24/7. Get out and socialise in your communal living space.

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      Heating

      Every room comes with its very own heater, so you can change the temperature to suit you. Nobody’s freezing on our watch.

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      TV point

      Brought a TV? No problem. We have TV points available so you can put that to good use.

  2. Classic Studio (Phase 1)

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    Classic Studio (Phase 1)

    We know that some students want a little more privacy to concentrate on their studies, and our Classic Studios give you just that. You’ll get a 4ft double bed, an ideal amount of space, plenty of storage, plus your own bathroom and even a fully fitted kitchenette. Classic Studios are approximately 15m².

    Please note that images displayed are for illustrative purposes. The interiors and layouts of each room may vary and images displayed are intended to be representative only.

    Measurements are approximate and floor plans are for illustrative purposes only, some room sizes and layouts may vary.

    Classic Studio (Phase 1) features

    • 4ft double bed

    • Study area with desk and chair

    • Wardrobe and under bed storage

    • Kitchen facilities

    • 50Mb/s broadband and Wi-Fi

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      4ft double bed

      Your room comes with lots of space and so it’s fitting that your bed does, too. Our 4ft double beds (120cm x 190cm / 4'0" x 6'3") are the perfect size to starfish in!

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      En-suite

      Pros: you get your own bathroom right inside your room. Cons: it’s your job to keep it clean! We think the positives far outweigh the negatives, giving you both privacy and your own space.

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      Furniture

      Studio apartments are furnished with a 4ft double bed, as well as desks for all that studying / social media browsing. We’d say we give you ‘everything but the kitchen sink’, but you get one of those too.

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      Fitted kitchen

      Your Studio contains everything you could possibly need to survive, and this includes your own fitted kitchen. You’ll get a microwave which doubles as an oven, hob and a fridge. Remember, leaving piles of dishes lying around is still gross, regardless of whether you’re the only one who’ll see them!

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      Under bed storage

      Too much stuff? Not a problem. We’ve got loads of storage in every room, including under your bed – out of sight, out of mind.

       

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      Heating

      Every room comes with its very own heater, so you can change the temperature to suit you. Nobody’s freezing on our watch.

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      TV point

      Brought a TV? No problem. We have TV points available so you can put that to good use.

  3. Premium Studio (Phase 2)

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    Premium Studio (Phase 2)

    If you’re dreaming of something a little more spacious, then take a look at one of our fully self-contained Premium Studio rooms. Studios give you luxury student living in a spacious room with a 4ft double bed, your own bathroom, plus a fully fitted kitchenette – you’re bound to be the envy of all your friends! Premium Studio rooms are approximately 15m².

    Please note that images displayed are for illustrative purposes. The interiors and layouts of each room may vary and images displayed are intended to be representative only.

    Measurements are approximate and floor plans are for illustrative purposes only, some room sizes and layouts may vary.

    Premium Studio (Phase 2) features

    • 4ft double bed

    • Study area with desk and chair

    • Wardrobe and under bed storage

    • Kitchen facilities

    • 50Mb/s broadband and Wi-Fi

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      4ft double bed

      Your room comes with lots of space and so it’s fitting that your bed does, too. Our 4ft double beds (120cm x 190cm / 4'0" x 6'3") are the perfect size to starfish in!

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      En-suite

      Pros: you get your own bathroom right inside your room. Cons: it’s your job to keep it clean! We think the positives far outweigh the negatives, giving you both privacy and your own space.

    • Features_pink_Furnished.svg

      Furniture

      Studio apartments are furnished with a 4ft double bed, as well as desks for all that studying / social media browsing. We’d say we give you ‘everything but the kitchen sink’, but you get one of those too.

    • Features_pink_Cooking.svg

      Fitted kitchen

      Your Studio contains everything you could possibly need to survive, and this includes your own fitted kitchen. You’ll get a microwave which doubles as an oven, hob and a fridge. Remember, leaving piles of dishes lying around is still gross, regardless of whether you’re the only one who’ll see them!

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      Under bed storage

      Too much stuff? Not a problem. We’ve got loads of storage in every room, including under your bed – out of sight, out of mind.

       

    • Features_pink_Heating.svg

      Heating

      Every room comes with its very own heater, so you can change the temperature to suit you. Nobody’s freezing on our watch.

Contact details

Liberty Quays, Medway

Blake Avenue, Medway, ME7 1FL

E: libertyquays-medway@libertyliving.co.uk

Opening hours

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 9am-6pm
  • Tuesday: 9am-6pm
  • Wednesday: 9am-6pm
  • Thursday: 9am-6pm
  • Friday: 9am-6pm
  • Saturday: Closed

Life at Liberty Living

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    Live with us next academic year

    If you're looking to book your stay with us for 20/21, you can now book through
    the Unite Students website.

    Unite Students provide a safe and secure home for over 75,000 students each year,
    helping them get settled and offering support throughout their time at university.

    They offer student rooms in great locations across the UK with easy access to the
    city centre and university buildings. They also offer bills included and shared, sociable spaces that help you to relax and make you feel at home.

    Book your stay for 20/21 through the Unite Students website here.