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17 Unmistakable Signs You’re Living On a Student Road

Student roads hold a certain charismatic charm that can’t be found on regular streets.

1. There’ll be “To Let” signs as far as the eye can see.

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2. And it’s probably not the greatest of areas.

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3. What looks like it should be a living room window is actually a bedroom window.

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4. Which means if the curtains aren’t closed, you never know what you might see.

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5. There’s usually some form of abandoned furniture outside.

From mismatched chairs to mattresses that have definitely seen better days.

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6. And a smattering of leaflets all over the floor.

Because ‘Traffic Light’ nights and ‘Thirsty Thursdays’ aren’t going to promote themselves.

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7. It’s very likely that you’ll see a pair of shoes wrapped around the telephone wires.

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8. And you’ll barely have room to walk down the pavement for all the bin bags and recycling boxes.

Probably because, for the third week running, the bin men have refused to empty them.

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9. You can always hear music coming from somewhere.

Any time of day or night. It’s the street that never sleeps.

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10. The local cab company is on the road so often that it might as well start up a taxi rank there.

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11. And there’s always a Deliveroo bike or Domino’s car making a stop-off.

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12. You might find the leftover carnage of a wild night out.

From smashed bottles to used condoms… 😷

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13. And you’ll definitely find several stray traffic cones and road signs all over the place.

Up a tree, on top of a car, in someone’s front garden…

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14. Along with all the mess on the street, there are usually some pretty funky smells lingering in the air.

And you don’t know if it’s coming from a house, or that suspicious-looking, blacked-out car that parks up every night.

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15. Speaking of parking, the price of a parking permit will cost you your soul.

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16. Which is particularly upsetting during the holidays when it’s basically a ghost town.

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17. However, the best way to tell you’re living on a student road, is that in spite of its flaws, you actually really love living there.

And you sure do miss it once you graduate.

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