Residents Manual

A unique living space, built specifically for the key worker sector.

Sitting on the outskirts of Leeds City centre, CQ - The Court & The Gardens are a stunning new property development that seamlessly combines old and new in this former school building conversion.

Welcome home

Congratulations on joining the CQ community as one of our enviable apartments today becomes home. Here we set out everything you need to know about living in Leeds City Centre’s ultimate des res with its brilliant facilities that make living beyond nine to five your focus. 

CQ - The Court was designed with residents in mind so your haul of extras includes onsite reception, residents’ gym, laundry room and your very own residents’ club lounge on each floor plus Benedict’s Lounge near Reception the perfect place to meet up with friends. Everything is taken care of for you at CQ, in this stunning school building conversion that seamlessly blends old and new. Socialising is high on the agenda too, so check your online portal for the chance to get neighbourly from book club to wine tasting and tapas. 
262 apartments including 2 two-bedroom apartments, studios and one-bedroom mezzanine apartments set in stunning landscaped gardens.

62 apartments including 32 one-bedroom, 16 two-bedroom and 14 three-bedroom apartments. 

Your new home

Now you’ve joined us, it’s time to make yourself at home. If you’re passionate about home décor and want to make cosmetic improvements to your home then just ask us, we want to help. Your tenancy agreement is viewable through the Online Portal at any time, so take a look. Then let’s chat if you have any questions. 
CQ - The Court is a 100% smoke-free zone including the use of e-cigarettes. This includes your apartment and communal areas. A designated smoking area is located outside in the gardens. 

PETS  We operate a strict no pet policy, with the exception of guide dogs. No pets of any kind may be kept or allowed into the building. 

INSPECTIONS We’ll pop into your apartment every 3 months and carry out a regular management inspection to check general standards, note any damage and take metre readings. Don’t panic, we will always give you 24 hours prior to inspection (except in emergencies). 


Facilities on hand

Now you are part of the CQ community there are so many fantastic aspects to enjoy every day as part of Five Nine Living. As well as being just a short 15-minute walk from the buzz of Leeds city centre with its shops, restaurants and bars, we’ve included these life-enhancing onsite facilities: 

  • Club lounge on every floor 
  • Large communal lounge with TV 
  • ‘Benedict’s Lounge’ - a communal room in Reception area 
  • Games room 
  • Quiet room 
  • Gym and studio 
  • Laundry 
  • Reception 
  • Roof Terrace - The Gardens only 
  • Post room 
  • Parcel collected from Reception 
  • Parking 
  • Bike Storage including repair kits and washing area 
  • Superfast Broadband 
  • Fob Entry 
  • Landscaped courtyard 

Additional Extras With Charges

Car Parking 
The Court has just 48 car parking, 3 disabled and 4 motor cycle bays available to rent at £75 pcm. Offsite parking is limited so if you’re a vehicle owner do speak to the management team for advice. 

Extra storage is available at £10 pcm, just the job for personal items you don’t need every day like snowboards, skis and surf boards! 

So you have more space and less hassle in your apartment, our onsite laundry is £3.10 per wash and £1.60 per 50 minutes’ dry (annual increase will apply). 

FOB Key 
When you move in we’ll give you a unique fob key for secure access. There will be an additional fee to replace a lost or damaged key. 

Electricity & Cold Water 
We’ve picked great providers to save you hassle but these utilities aren’t included in your rent. Cost is £35 per month for easy budgeting and will be reviewed after 6 months. 

Internet & SKY 
We’ve teamed up with Glide to bring you superfast broadband standard package. 

Our onsite gym is freely available to use as soon as you’ve had your online video gym induction & sign a disclaimer form. Just talk to the Management Team to arrange your first session. 

Council Tax 
Please contact Leeds City Council for more information or visit 

Feeling safe

FOB Access

You will be given a FOB for access into the building, apartment and all other facilities throughout. 


The building is covered by CCTV for your safety and peace of mind. 

Fire Alarm Test & Assembly Point

Every Monday at 12pm (noon) fire alarms are tested. Fire Assembly Points to be discussed on move in date. 

Keeping Yourself Safe

Always lock your door especially when you go out. 

Be vigilant with personal items such laptops, mobile phones and other high value goods. 

Never let strangers into the buildings. 

Do not let strangers tailgate in behind you. 

If you lose your fob key, report to the Management Team immediately. 

Never lend others your fob as this is unique to you and will incur charges if lost or damaged. 
Rent with us and enjoy delightful freedom of total and utter irresponsibility. 

You don’t have to worry about the building, repairs, maintenance, electrics, gas, water, or appliances, because we take care of it all. 

So you can just enjoy living.