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Checking out of Kelvinhaugh Residences- Cairncross House, Kelvinhaugh Gate and Kelvinhaugh Street

By EThompson 18 Mar 2024

The Sanctuary Students team would like to take this opportunity to wish you well in your future. We hope that you have enjoyed your stay in Kelvinhaugh Residence and that you will have good memories of your time in Glasgow

Returning your keys

Please return your keys and cards to Cairncross House Reception or your Residence Life Assistant/Security officer by 10am on Friday 7 June 2024.

  • Please use the envelope provided for keys.

If there is no one at the office, please contact the Residence Life Assistant by phone:

Cairncross House & Kelvinhaugh Street flats 3 - 53 on 07816 364 800

Kelvinhaugh Street flats 61 - 91 & Kelvinhaugh Gate on 07816 364 202 or security on 07826 876 581 (mobile).

  • You may be charged for the fitting of a new lock to the property if all keys are not returned by 10am on Friday 7 June 2024

Forwarding address

We can’t be held responsible for forwarding your mail or parcels once you have left the residences.

  • Please let your bank, the University and your GP know that you are moving.
  • You can contact the Post Office to have them forward your mail

Cleaning your flat

  • Please leave your bedroom and kitchen clean and tidy, you may be charged for any extra cleaning.
  • Leave the mattress protector and bedding on bed.
  • Leave any unwanted items with us and we will give them to our nominated charity, the British Heart Foundation. Please bag up your items and bring them to the Cairncross House Office
  • Please report any repairs that are needed to the office as you may be charged for any damage found after check out. Please review the Recharge Procedure prior to departure.

Indicative charges for cleaning, repair and replacement of damaged items can be found at reception.

Confiscated items

If you had any items confiscated during your time with us, you can collect them from reception on the date you leave. Please notify the office 48 hours before your departure that you have an item to collect.


Please donate any unwanted items to GUEST for the Student2Student Essentials campaign (look out for information on the drop-off points) or to charity using the red BHF bins. Any non-perishable and unopened food items can be handed into the collection point at Cairncross reception and will be donated to a local charity.


Any bikes left on site will be retained for two weeks. We will email you post departure if you leave your bike behind. If it is not claimed within the two weeks it will be donated to a local charity.

Thanks for staying with us. Please contact us you have any queries after departure. Goodbye and Good Luck!

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