Student Waste Scheme Summer 2020
Friday, 12th June 2020
12 June 2020

Sheffield City Council will be running their student waste collection scheme this year. This is usually a red or clear sack scheme however, due to Covid – 19, they have made some changes.

The waste collection service will run from Monday the 15th June until Friday the 5th July. They will collect bagged waste every two days, including through the weekends during the collection period.

Each tenant will need to register their details individually (not as a household) and will be given a reference number to attached to a rubbish sack. The council will be collecting two bags per student. Register your details here –

Donating unwanted items

Each year the University works with Hallam University and the City Council to run a scheme to help students donate their unwanted usable items to the British Heart Foundation (BHF). Last year, students in Sheffield donated over 14,000 bags of items, helping to raise over £200,000 for the charity and reducing the amount of waste sent for incineration.

This year, the University and city partners have been unable to run this scheme as normal. Most charity shops are currently closed, although St Lukes Hospice is now accepting donations at some locations. More information can be found here. (

Unbagged waste and large items such as furniture should not be left out - this will be classed as fly tipping and students may be fined. If there are any pieces of furniture to be disposed of, a bulky waste collection must be arranged with the council at a cost.

Friday, 12th June 2020
12 June 2020

Information regarding collecting keys for your new property is below, please read the instructions carefully to ensure a smooth process in collecting your keys.

Please give us a call on 0114 2667666 from 10am on Wednesday 24th June 2020 in order to book an appointment to collect your keys on your tenancy start date.

If you can't get through on the phone, please keep trying. Please don't leave a voicemail as we cannot book appointments this way.

Some important points when booking your appointment –

  • Appointments will run from 10am to 4pm from 1st July.
  • There will be one appointment every 5 minutes throughout the day. The appointments are first come first serve when you contact us on the 24th.
  • If you would like to collect your keys out of office hours or on a weekend, we have an out of hours key collection box. Please call to make an appointment as above.
  • Strictly only one person to collect the keys during your appointment, we will work on a one in, one out basis with a one way system through our office.
  • If you or any of your household have symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in contact with anybody diagnosed with COVID – 19, please do enter our office.
  • Please make sure that you are on time for your appointment to avoid waiting.
  • You do not have to pick your keys up on the first day of your contract.
  • We cannot accept key collection appointments via email.

It’s obviously a busy time of year so the above points help us make sure that we have the keys ready for you on the day. Please be patient during this time.

If you have any questions, please contact us via either email or telephone.

Coronavirus update
Tuesday, 24th March 2020
24 March 2020

Our office is now closed until further notice. For all property related enquiries please email If you have an emergency repair i.e. no heating/hot water, burst pipe etc please phone the office on 0114 2667666 and follow the instructions on the answering machine.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Monday, 16th March 2020
16 March 2020

Dear tenants,

Due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are fully aware that some students’ will be self-isolating as advised by the Government, now that we are in the delay phase of the outbreak.

In response to this, we ask that you let us know immediately if anyone in the property is self-isolating. The health and safety of our tenants and contractors is of paramount importance and we need to know if you or any housemates’ are isolating before we conduct the likes of viewings or inspections, or send contractors into the property.

We also ask that if you are displaying any of the symptoms of COVID-19 (such as a cough or a fever), have been in contact with anyone who has developed symptoms, or recently travelled from an affected area to not come into the office and to contact PJ Properties either over the phone or via email.

Tuesday, 17th December 2019
17 December 2019

Our office opening hours during December and January are as follows –

9am – 5pm weekdays until Tuesday 17th December 2019

Wednesday 18th December – 9:30am – 12:30pm

Thursday 19th December – 9:30am – 4pm

Friday 20th December – 9:30am – 4pm

Closed from Friday 20th December at 4pm to Monday 6th January 2020

9am – 5pm weekdays from Monday 6th January 2020