Monthly Archives: September 2013

Struggling to manage your student tenants in Bristol? Speak to us!

At City Rental Services we specialise in the provision of student accommodation across Bristol, and routinely let to more than 300 student tenants annually across various BS postcodes for our landlords in Bristol but especially BS7.


And, having come across this interesting article last week from the National Landlords Association (NLA) around management of student tenants and landlords with student accommodation in their rented property portfolios, we thought it might be useful to highlight our expertise and knowledge in the student letting sector.

NLA Chairman Carolyn Uphill comments:

“As with all tenancies, it’s important to establish a good, professional relationship from the start. It is also essential that you set out fair terms in your tenancy agreement, and that both landlord and tenant fully understand their obligations throughout the tenancy.”

If all this seems too much, come and see us at our Gloucester Road offices where our sister organisation City Property Lets provides property letting services to similar numbers of student tenants, but also manages the properties too.

We care a lot for all our student tenants, but sometimes they can be a bit of a handful. When experience counts, talk to those with the most experience: and

If you would like help looking after your student property, and for information about our complete property management service, visit here or call in at our busy Gloucester Road Offices.

Bristol landlords – where are you with your property to let in Bristol?

At City Rental Services September is a month where there’s often a shortage of flats and houses to rent in Bristol for student accommodation, with the large number of student tenants starting college and University courses in the city.


Whether you own a student property in Bristol, or a one-bedroom or two-bedroom flat or house for professional letting, there’s never a better time to bring it to the market. Bristol landlords can benefit from the current rented property shortage – with the right professional help, of course.

We’re finding that the majority of student rented properties and professional lettings are all taken, with many students staying on in the city to work and live after graduation.

At the moment, we only have a couple of rented properties left on our books after an incredibly busy Summer and fresh start to the new academic year.

We’ve noticed increased visits to our website in recent weeks, with more potential student tenants looking for properties to rent in Bristol.

Landlords, if you have any properties left to rent and are struggling to find decent student tenants and professional tenants, come in and see us at our Gloucester Road offices. We’ll help you to get it let in September.

If you’d like to find out more about our central Bristol lettings agency, please feel free to get in touch here.

Welcome back to BS7 – student tenants’ guide to Gloucester Road

At City Rental Services the start of September usually means the annual influx of new student tenants coming to Bristol to start their studying careers for another year.

This also means a large increase in the number of student accommodation being filled in BS7, as well as more shoppers using the resources offered by Gloucester Road, too.


So, for those students coming to Bristol for the first time and moving into student accommodation in BS7, here’s our guide to some of the best facilities on Gloucester Road to visit and enjoy:

Moda Hairdressing


Gloucester Road Art Shop

Post Office


Planet Pizza

Atomic Burger


If you’d like to find out more about our central Bristol lettings agency, please feel free to get in touch here.