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James Watt, Birmingham
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James Watt, Birmingham

Coleshill St, Birmingham, B4 7EH, United Kingdom
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Bike storage
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Vending machine

About the Property

Located at Aston University Coleshill St, Birmingham B4 7EH, UK, James Watt Birmingham stands out as a prime student accommodation in Birmingham. The property offers a range of room types, including Premium Range 2 Ensuite and Premium Range 1 Ensuite, tailored for comfortable living. Ideal for students, the accommodation is conveniently placed near key educational institutions such as Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University, University College Birmingham, BPP University, University of Law Birmingham, University of Birmingham, and contemporary Aston University, among others.

Birmingham, the dynamic metropolis, is widely regarded as a vibrant educational hub, attracting students from across the globe. The city boasts a rich industrial heritage and is renowned for its diverse cultural scene. The city's rankings in education are impressive, and its universities are known for their rigorous academic programs and research excellence. A great way to start your exploration of Birmingham is by cruising its historic canals, which played a pivotal role in the Industrial Revolution. Don't miss a visit to the Sea Life Centre, where you can marvel at sharks, rays, and penguins in a 360° ocean tunnel. Jewellery Quarter is another must-visit area in Birmingham.

Birmingham, a bustling city in England's West Midlands, is a vibrant destination for students worldwide and home to the renowned James Watt Birmingham accommodation. The city is dotted with historical landmarks, entertainment venues, and a plethora of cultural festivities. Known for its artistic graffiti in Digbeth, the hustle of the Bullring shopping center, and the tranquility of canals echoing Venice, Birmingham offers students an eclectic mix of scholarly and leisure pursuits. With a student population that reflects the city's prestigious rankings, James Watt Birmingham student accommodation is undoubtedly a stellar choice for those seeking to immerse in the city's academic and cultural riches.

Features

James Watt Birmingham offers residents the option to choose from Premium Range 1 Ensuite and Premium Range 2 Ensuite rooms, all of which are fully furnished to provide a warm and inviting environment from the moment one steps inside. Large windows with curtains offer ample natural light. An array of room storage options, including under-bed storage and a wardrobe, ensures that everything has its place, a kitchen bin, mob and bucket and vacuum cleaner to keep the room clean, clutter-free and organized, a comfortable bed to take rest and sleep, a desk and chair, noticeboard for long-duration studies and to note down important things.

Each unit features a well-equipped kitchen with appliances, including a microwave, combi-oven, cooking hobs and a dining table, perfect for home-cooked meals or small gatherings with friends. A fridge to store fresh ingredients and an iron with an ironing board to keep clothes crisply pressed are just some of the thoughtful touches at James Watt Accommodation.

Common amenities are no less impressive, boasting a secure bike storage, a convenient laundry facility, a vending machine for late-night snacking, and continuous WiFi connectivity for uninterrupted study sessions. The common social area offers a welcoming space to mix and mingle with fellow residents, enriching the student living experience.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated at Aston University Coleshill St Birmingham, student accommodation is a prime choice for students who want to immerse themselves in the city's vibrant life. The James Watt Birmingham property is surrounded by a plethora of prestigious institutions, making it a prime location for academic pursuits. Thriving educational hubs like Arden University, Birmingham City University, University of Birmingham, and Ulster University are just a stone's throw away. Moreover, specialized centers such as University College Birmingham, South & City College Birmingham and ACM Birmingham cater to unique educational demands.

Just outside your door lies a world of culinary adventures, with Indian Brewery Snowhill, Original Patty Men, and Buffalo & Rye offering diverse dining options to cater to all palate preferences. For those who fancy a quick coffee or a casual meet-up with friends, Wayland's Yard and 200 Degrees Coffee provide cozy surroundings and great brews. Getting essentials is a breeze, as students residing at James Watt accommodation have convenient access to grocery stores like Sainsbury's Local and Tesco Express. In times of medical needs, City Hospital is within reach to ensure you're never far from healthcare facilities. Nature lovers and fitness enthusiasts will appreciate the proximity to lush green spaces such as Eastside City Park and Victoria Square, where a well-deserved break or a leisurely jog can be enjoyed amidst scenic views.

The area also boasts a rich offering of cultural spots and entertainment, including the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and the iconic Birmingham Symphony Hall. Students at James Watt Birmingham student accommodation can also make unforgettable memories exploring local hotspots such as The Mailbox and Bullring & Grand Central, perfect for shopping and leisure. Overall, James Watt Birmingham is not just an accommodation in Birmingham; it's a gateway to a rich student.

Commute

James Watt Birmingham student accommodation is at a central location, allowing for the use of various modes of transport. Students can hop on buses at nearby stops, such as Millennium Point bus stop, Woodcock Stand bus stop, Coleshill Street bus stop, which offers swift access to different parts of the city. For those traveling further afield, the Birmingham  Snow Hill Metro Station is within reach, ensuring that trips across the UK are hassle-free. Moreover, the Corporation Street Tram Stop provides quick connections to many local attractions and academic institutions. With such convenient connectivity, James Watt Birmingham boasts a prime position for both academics and leisure.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wi-Fi (Average Speeds Of 110Mb/s)
Water
Electric
Heating
Gas
Management's App

Common Amenities

Bike Storage
Laundry
Vending Machine
Recycling
Printing (Extra Charge)
Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policies (4)

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Payment Policies (4)

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  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 flexible instalment plans.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What bills do I need to pay?

Most bills, including electricity, water, heating and Wi-Fi, are included in your rent.
If you choose to watch live or on demand television you will need to pay for a TV license.

Do students have to pay for a TV license?

If you are bringing a Television and planning to watch live or on demand TV, the Television Licensing Authority requires that you buy a license.

Do I need to buy contents insurance for my room?

When you book with them the personal items inside your room are automatically insured against fire, flood, theft and accidental damage by our partners Endsleigh.
More information on your cover, including your full policy documents.

Can I share a studio room with someone else?

They have a small number of dual occupancy rooms in some of their properties. However, outside of these rooms, we do not allow more than one person to live in their rooms, nor can they accommodate under 16's living in any of their rooms with a parent or guardian.

Can I extend my tenancy?

Yes, if the same room that you are currently in is available they are happy to extend your stay. Your property team will be happy to arrange this for you.

Can I choose who I live with?

When you book with them, your room will be allocated at random. If you have a preference on who you'll be living with for example same sex flatmates or postgraduate flatmates please Contact and they will see what the options are for you.
They will try to meet your preferences where they can, but they can't guarantee this as it is dependent on availability.

Can I book a flat with friends?

Yes, you can book the room with friends.

Is there parking available at my property and how much does it cost?

Some of the properties have parking available which students can reserve on a first come first serve basis. The cost of the parking space is dependent on the property.

What happens if I can't make a payment?

Your installment due dates are outlined in your tenancy agreement and by accepting the terms and conditions of your contract, both customer and guarantor are accepting responsibility for payment on the dates provided. If you are unable to make payment for your rent, please speak to your property team. They will be able to discuss with you your payment options and advise you of any future implications depending on how late the payment will be.

Can I view the property and room before booking?

Looking to view first? They've created virtual tours for most of our properties but if you would like to see the property in person, you can book this online for your chosen property.
If you would like to see the property and view the available rooms in person, connect with your amber agent to arrange a viewing.

What should I do if I am going to be arriving late at night or early in the morning?

If you are arriving late at night or early in the morning, simply call them and they’ll arrange for someone to come out and let you in.

What will happen when I arrive?

Their team will be ready and waiting to check you in when you arrive, and give you the keys to your new room. If you have been asked to book a time slot for arrival, please make sure you stick to this.
You will receive information on your new home and city and they'll let you know what to do if you need any help or support while settling in.

Can you store my luggage if I have it delivered ahead of my arrival?

They will be preparing your room for your arrival, and will not be able to store any luggage for you before you arrive.
LOVESPACE provides storage and packing solutions for all residents at properties without the hassle. You book online, they collect for free, store your stuff and deliver back to any UK address.

Will I get my advance rent back?

If you paid advance rent at the start of your tenancy, they put this towards your first rent installment. It wasn’t a deposit, so they won’t return it to you when you check-out.

Can I check-out before the end of my tenancy?

Yes. You can leave any time before your contract ends, and they will process your check-out early. You’ll need to return your keys and check-out in the Management’s App, or tell a member of staff you’re leaving early.
If you do decide to check-out early and surrender your tenancy, you won’t be entitled to any rent refund.

Is cleaning provided?

It’s your responsibility to clean both your room and the shared areas of your flat.
Find guidance on keeping your room and flat clean and tidy on the Common Room.

How much does it cost to use the laundry facilities at my property?

The cost to use the laundry facilities in your building may differ slightly. Pricing information will be available once you've checked into your property.

Do you provide bedding or do I need to bring my own?

Bedding is not provided in their properties. You will need to bring your own bedding to use when you arrive.
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

How do I collect my key?

You can collect your keys from reception when you arrive. Remember, if you have been asked to do so, make sure you have booked a check-in slot. At your allotted time, just come straight to the main reception with your photo ID and the team will have your keys ready and waiting for you.

Can someone else pick my key up for me?

No. For security reasons, they can only give your room key directly to you.

Can I move in early?

Their standard tenancies have fixed dates and cannot be changed. However, if you are looking to move in earlier it may be possible to book an additional short stay tenancy and you will be charged for any additional nights. Check availability for your property.

I'm going to be late - do I need to let you know?

If you are running late on your arrival day, don’t worry - They will still be able to check you in.
As you will have missed your check-in slot you may have to wait to move in later on in the day though, when they can welcome you to the property safely.

Can my family or friends stay for a few nights after dropping me off?

All customers should follow their property’s rules on having guests. Please speak to your property team if you don’t know what these are.

Is there anything I can't bring with me when I move in?

Please leave anything illegal out of your new home. Candles and other hazardous items are not allowed either.
Unfortunately you'll need to leave any pets at home too. If you need a guide dog or working dog to assist you, please get in touch to discuss your options.
Fridges are another no-no. However, they do make some exceptions, for example if you’ve got a medical reason to have one. You'll need to check this with your property team before you move in.

Are things like pots, pans and cutlery provided in the kitchen?

You’ll need to bring your own pots, pans and other kitchen items
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

Can I bring my pet with me?

No, unfortunately, pets are not allowed.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No, subletting your room is not allowed. If you do wish to leave your contract early you will need to find a replacement tenant and provide them with their details so that they can release you from your contract and create a new tenancy agreement for them.

How do I accept my tenancy agreement?

Once you have booked your room with them you will receive an email, titled 'Booking Offer Confirmation' and Acceptance. In that email, you will find a link to 'View' your agreement.

Do I need to read the tenancy document?

Yes, it's really important you understand what you're agreeing to. If there's any terms or conditions which are unclear, or if you're still unsure, they recommend you get in touch with them. Once you've accepted your tenancy agreement, you have entered into a contract. If you want to change or cancel your tenancy at a later date, you'll need to check the cancellation policy.

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Finding ideal student accommodation in Birmingham UK can be a tiring job however, amber makes this daunting task easy by providing some amazing options. One of the best things about this student accommodation in Birmingham UK is its close proximity to renowned universities like the University of Birmingham, Aston University, and ACM Birmingham. Students will get a healthy environment to grow here, which will help them grow both personally and professionally. With a large number of students travelling to the city every year, finding ideal Birmingham city student accommodation such as studios and en-suits can be a little difficult. Hence, amber provides budget-friendly options that are loaded with all the necessary amenities and facilities that one would require for a comfortable stay. If you are looking for student accommodation in Birmingham UK, then don’t forget to check out these options such as Compass, The Old Fire Station, Calthorpe Court, Canalside, and many more.

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Birmingham is known for its iron & steel industry, which makes it one of the major role players in the industrial revolution. Well, not just an enriching history, but Birmingham has established itself as the educational hub over the years. Attracting a large number of students from all over the world. Another thing that makes Birmingham stand out amongst the rest is that the city proves to be a great place for cultural amalgamation. One can easily find people from different ethnicities and diverse backgrounds coming together. Birmingham is close to many cities, such as Coventry, Leicester, and Nottingham.


Birmingham is the second largest city in the United Kingdom and is home to some of the finest universities. Students will get a good exposure and an amalgamation of different cultures & backgrounds in Birmingham. However, it’s important to find the perfect student accommodation in Birmingham UK, on time.  Birmingham is known for its industrial revolution that has made it stand out amongst other cities. Birmingham is known as the educational hub for the outstanding environment it offers and a great range of career opportunities. That’s when amber comes into the picture by helping students find their perfect stay in the city. These options are all packed up with a great range of amenities & facilities that make the stay comfortable for students. The city has some of the best places to visit, which also gives students time to relax and explore the city. Apart from this, the city is also known for its finest architecture and modern art.

Best student accommodation in Birmingham

Birmingham is known for its beautiful architecture and modern infrastructure. The student flats Birmingham promotes community by enabling interactions with other students and forging lifetime friendships. With access to necessary amenities and resources, it provides a welcoming environment that is conducive to learning. By selecting the best student accommodation in Birmingham UK, you can invest in a balanced and enjoyable student experience, which will also help you to focus more on your studies and find lifelong memories. Amber simplifies the process by developing an easy, three-step process for choosing, paying for, and reserving the apartment of your choice. Amber offers purpose-built flats, studios, and budget-friendly apartments. If you intend to stay in student apartments in Birmingham, amber's sorting features make it easy to choose neighbourhoods close to your university to save your commuting time. Have a look at some of the budget-friendly student properties in Birmingham we offer:

1. 800 Bristol Road

2. Collegiate Bagot Street

3. The Heights

4. Altura

5. iQ Broderick House

6. Chamberlain Place

7. Lucas Studios

8. Yugo Globe Works

9. Volume Works

10. The Pavilion

Cost of living in Birmingham

Birmingham, a city of endless possibilities, offers students affordable living costs that don't skimp on excitement. From reasonable food expenses to manageable utility bills and transportation costs, students can make the most of their budget while immersing themselves in Birmingham's vibrant culture and student-friendly atmosphere. Experience rewarding student life in student homes in Birmingham, where affordability meets a world of opportunities, making it the perfect destination for students seeking an enriching and pocket-friendly experience.

1. Food: £30 - £40 /week

2. Gas and electricity: £15 - £25 /week

3. Internet & mobile phone: £15 - £20 /week

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £10 - £15 /week

5. Laundry: £5 - £10 /week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £15 /week

7. Clothing: £50 /month

8. Travel (buses, trams, trains): £40 - £60 /month

Student Travel Birmingham

Birmingham, a sprawling metropolitan hub beyond the capital, boasts a comprehensive transportation infrastructure facilitating seamless mobility. An array of commuting options caters to diverse needs, be it traversing to and from educational institutions or journeying back home during festive seasons. Common modes of travel encompass buses, trains, trams, and cycling routes, offering flexibility and convenience to residents and visitors alike within this vibrant urban landscape.

1. Bus: Birmingham has a vast bus network run by multiple companies. Adult single-trip bus fares typically cost around £2.50, although a National Express West Midlands Swift card can lower that cost to about £2.00. Weekly bus passes are discounted, costing between £15 and £20.

2. Train: Birmingham New Street station is a major hub with excellent connectivity. A West Midlands Network card can further reduce the cost of a weekly pass for unlimited train travel within the region from about £30-£40 to just £20-£30. Students can easily take the train to travel to the nearest places as well. People usually prefer trains because of their frequency.

3. Tram: Birmingham's West Midlands Metro tram system offers convenient transportation. Adult fares for a single tram ride range from £2.40 to £4.50, but they can be as low as £2.00 using a West Midlands Network card. Trams are also widely preferred by people for their rapid availability throughout the city.

4. Cycling: Birmingham promotes cycling by providing designated lanes and bike-sharing programmes. With pricing starting at £1 per hour or roughly £5 for a weekly pass, programmes like West Midlands Cycle Hire make renting bikes to students affordable.

Student Lifestyle & Living in Birmingham

Birmingham is not just the city that offers a quality of education, but it is also known for its outstanding tourist attractions. Students travelling from different parts of the world will get to experience different cultures and diversity in Birmingham. Students will get plenty of opportunities to explore this beautiful city, which will also help them in their professional journey. One can explore these places from their student accommodation in Birmingham UK. Students can visit Cadbury World for a fun-packed day.

Birmingham is a popular study-abroad destination reputed for its thriving student life. You can always find something to occupy you in Birmingham, from its buzzing nightlife to its diversified culinary scene. Experience the city's flourishing music and arts scene. Savour exquisite street food at the Digbeth Dining Club, and cheer on your favourite team at a live sports event! Students seeking life-changing adventures are sure to make unforgettable memories. Birmingham will surely leave you wanting more!

The Balti Triangle, located just south of the downtown area, has the city's highest concentration of Balti houses and serves the best curries in the UK. Because Birmingham is considered the birthplace of the Balti curry, many of these restaurants are among the best in the country. It's authentic Indian cuisine at its finest. If you're not in the mood for Indian food, there are many Chinese eateries and smorgasbords to browse in the Chinese Quarter - however, it can be expensive. Digbeth Dining Club, winner of the Best Street Food Event at a new emphasis of the British Street Food Awards, is open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and is home to a diverse blend of road food and world cooking outlets.

Birmingham Tourist Attractions

Birmingham offers a great range of tourist attractions that students can easily visit from their student apartments in Birmingham. Some of the places to visit are

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2. Library of Birmingham

3. Symphony Hall

4. Villa Park Stadium Tour

5. Winterbourne House and Garden

6. Coffin Works

7. Barber Institute of Arts

8. National Motorcycle Museum

Universities in Birmingham

Birmingham offers one of the best universities in the city that attracts a lot of students from across the world to study every year. Some of the universities are-

1. Ulster University

2. BIMM

3. Birmingham City University

4. Ed Language School

5. University College Birmingham

6. ACM Birmingham

7. Aston University

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