About Bed Student Rentals

About Bed Student Rentals

The newest kids on the block when it comes to letting accommodation for student and young professionals in the City of Chester.

We opened the Bedquarter Office in Garden Lane, just a hop skip and a jump away from the main Parkgate Campus in February 2018, working with just a handful of landlords and offering less than 50 rooms. Fast forward and it’s fair to say the growth and success of the business has vastly exceeded our own expectations! We are now probably the largest independent letting agent in Chester for students and young professionals.

We believe that the place a student chooses to live is has important as the degree and university they choose! With our clear transparent style we make it our mission to understand the requirements of our tenants and guide them through the letting process to find them the perfect property with all the ‘bills’, bells and whistles included! For our landlords we offer a choice of affordable letting services with customer care at the forefront of everything we do.

The Bed Team are a friendly bunch of experienced forward thinking individuals, who are passionate about providing the best possible renting experience for landlords and tenants. We take an honest and pragmatic approach with modern creative marketing and use the latest industry technologies.

Bed offers a choice of affordable quality accommodation, including ‘Boutique by Bed’ a selection of high end properties finished to a superior standard and added Wow! Plus ‘Frat by Bed’ houses for the brave, sports teams or large social groups kitted out with astro-turf lounges, large flat screen TV’s and other quirky extras such as dart boards and pool tables!

We have houses of all shapes and sizes from modern two bedroom flats overlooking the canal, beautiful renovated terraced accommodation right in the heart of the City to the large Victorian town houses in the eclectic Garden Quarter.

The Bedquarters office door is always open for our tenants and landlords who often just pop in just for a cuppa and a chat. If you think Bed can help you please do get in touch, we would love to hear from you!

Meet the Team

Mike Hannigan - Director

Mike Hannigan - Director


After working in the student hospitality and entertainment industry for 17 years, Mike decided it was time for a change. Wanting to stay within the student market, Mike made the transition to the student accommodation sector. Taking all his knowledge of the student community and marketing he strode into the housing sector with his best foot forward. After finessing his expertise within the industry, Mike took the first step to going out on his own – creating Bed. Driving the business forward every day, Mike created great working relationships with landlords and students to grow Bed into what it is today - a hugely successful student rentals company with an amazing team of staff to support the business’ development.


Jolan Tucker - Sales and MarketingJolan Tucker - Sales and Marketing

Jolan Tucker - Sales and Marketing


Jolan has been part of Bed from day one, he runs our viewing team and oversees all things tech! Come rain or shine he will be out and about conducting viewings around the streets of Chester. When he isn’t out doing viewings Jolan can be found in the office solving a technical issue or working on our online marketing.


Paula Evans - Operations ManagerPaula Evans - Operations Manager

Paula Evans - Operations Manager


Paula is the glue that holds the Bed team together! Paula became part of the team four months after Mike created the business and she quickly became a vital member of the Bed family. Liaising with landlords, tenants and the office team, Paula makes sure that everyone is where they need to be getting the job done.


Jacob Bilney - Property ManagerJacob Bilney - Property Manager

Jacob Bilney - Property Manager


Have you seen the Official Bed Van driving round the roads of Chester? That will be Jacob! Jacob is the first port of call for tenants and landlords to discuss and arrange any maintenance that may need to take place. He works closely with landlords of our fully managed properties to ensure that all their properties are always up to the Bed standard. On busier days in the office, Jacob jumps onto the viewing team to assist Jolan. He will also tell you he makes the best cup of tea in the office, but that is up for debate!


Talia - Head of social media & Admin SupportTalia - Head of social media & Admin Support

Talia - Head of social media & Admin Support


Talia started with Bed on a placement as part of her degree in Events Management, during this time she became invaluable to the team. After completing her studies Talia came on board full time to support with any marketing campaigns, manage the social and provide admin support where needed. You’ve got Talia to thank for the all pictures of the Bed puppy blessing your social media feed!


Emma Barry - Business Finance & Admin SupportEmma Barry - Business Finance & Admin Support

Emma Barry - Business Finance & Admin Support


After graduating in 2019, Emma joined the Bed team in early 2020. As well as managing the accounts for the business, Emma issues out contracts to tenants and supports with any admin duties in the office. Emma is also dog mum to the official Bed Puppy, Oscar - who is always ready for a cuddle in the office.


Best Locations

Carefully chosen houses to make sure you’re in the best areas of the city..

No Fees

Rents with all bills, bells and whistles included, so you can focus on the fun stuff.

Something Different

Fresh and innovative interiors. Student houses don’t have to be boring!

Featured Properties