Last Updated: Oct 03, 2018 Views: 92
The prices shown for the off campus properties does not include utility bills. Depending on the usage, usually students pay approximately £20-£40 a month for bills. The usage in winter will be higher than usage in summer.
If you take out extra utility contracts such as broadband, telephone or even a TV package your utility bill could be considerably higher per month.
Unless otherwise specifically stated in an agreement, you will be liable for organising set-up/payment of utility bills for electricity, gas, water, sewerage,telephone and data connections (including standing charges for supplies to the property during the entire license agreement period).
In the event of any supply being disconnected as a result of non-payment, you will be liable for costs in having the service(s) reconnected.
You will require to notify the utility providers at the start of the agreement period that you will be responsible for payment of utility bills for the property throughout the agreement period.
You can find out who the current gas and electricity suppliers are by entering the relevant information at: https://www.uswitch.com/gas-electricity/guides/who-supplies-myelectricity-and-gas. The water is provided by Affinity Water, to set up your account with Affinity: https://www.affinitywater.co.uk/contactus.aspx.
You cannot change the utility provider or change the utility meter without the Brunel’s prior consent, which will not be withheld or delayed unreasonably.