The Heights, Birmingham

Staniforth St, Birmingham, B4 7DR, United Kingdom
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0.1 mi from Birmingham
0.1 mi from City Center( 3m. 3m. 3m)
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Aston University | 0.2 mi
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire | 0.3 mi
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About the Property

Situated at 30 Staniforth St, Birmingham B4 7DR, UK, The Heights, Birmingham, emerges as a beacon of excellence in  student accommodation in Birmingham, sought after by discerning students seeking quality and convenience in the heart of Birmingham. Offering a diverse selection of fully furnished room types, including Gold Ensuite, Bronze Ensuite, Silver Studio, Bronze Studio, and Silver Ensuite, The Heights caters to a wide range of preferences and needs, ensuring that every resident finds their perfect living space. What sets The Heights apart is not just its comfortable and stylish accommodations but also its prime location near prominent universities. With Arden University, Birmingham City University, Aston University, and University College Birmingham all within easy reach, students enjoy a hassle-free commute to their classes, allowing them to focus on their academic pursuits. Furthermore, the accessibility of institutions Coventry University broadens the horizons for students, offering a diverse array of academic opportunities.

Beyond its proximity to educational institutions, Birmingham itself is a vibrant metropolis pulsating with cultural dynamism and academic excellence. Renowned for its industrial heritage and innovative spirit, the city boasts a rich tapestry of history and modernity. Students residing at The Heights not only benefit from modern amenities such as Wifi, laundry facilities, and social areas but also immerse themselves in a city teeming with historical landmarks, bustling markets, and lush green spaces. Managed with meticulous care by the esteemed property management group, canvas greystar, The Heights ensures that every resident enjoys a supportive and comfortable living experience. From the moment students step through its doors, they are welcomed into a community that values their well-being and fosters personal and academic growth. In essence, The Heights, Birmingham, isn't just a place to stay; it's a gateway to a vibrant and fulfilling student experience, where comfort, convenience, and cultural immersion converge to create lasting memories and friendships.

Features

Step into a world of comfort and convenience at The Heights Birmingham, a home away from home for students seeking quality accommodation in Birmingham. This prime location offers a variety of room types, including Gold Ensuite, Silver Studio, Bronze Ensuite, Silver Ensuite, and Bronze Studio, all designed to cater to a range of preferences and budgets.

Each room at The Heights, Birmingham boasts a fully furnished space, ensuring a smooth transition into student life. The comfortable fully furnished living areas come equipped with essential appliances such as a microwave, fridge, and in select rooms, a comprehensive kitchen with appliances for those who love to cook. Moreover, conveniences like notice boards and ample room storage keep personal spaces organized and conducive to studying.

Beyond the rooms, The Heights, Birmingham student accommodation extends into a realm of shared amenities tailored for academic success and social enjoyment. The property boasts high-speed Wifi, fostering connectivity and productivity in a state-of-the-art library & study area. Social butterflies can revel in the lively common social area, or soak up the sun in the serene courtyard. To foster community, regular social events are hosted onsite. The practicalities of student life are further eased with an efficient laundry facility available for residents.

Location and What's Hot?

Convenience and comfort for students cannot get better than at The Heights, Birmingham accommodation in Birmingham. Birmingham City University is just outside your door, making it a dream location for any student there. If you're pursuing studies at Aston University or University College Birmingham, you're in luck, as these institutions are also within a stone's throw. Birmingham is known for its vibrant gastronomic scene, and residing at The Heights, Birmingham means you're never too far from an eclectic mix of restaurants and bars such as BRGRI Birmingham and Sacks Of Potatoes. For coffee enthusiasts, there are multiple cafes where you can grab your morning brew or pull an all-nighter with a cup of joe. When it comes to shopping for essentials or a mini feast, there are numerous grocery stores such as Tesco Express within your reach. And, should you ever need medical attention, hospitals are conveniently located, ensuring you are well taken care of.

After a long week of studies, unwind at the lush green parks nearby or explore the tourist attractions that Birmingham has to offer. Gather your friends for a memorable night out at the local bars or simply enjoy a quiet evening with a book in the common social area of your accommodation. With libraries and study areas as part of the common amenities, there's ample space to focus on your academic pursuits too. With The Heights, Birmingham as your home base, experience the true meaning of convenience and student life balance. This prime student accommodation in Birmingham is not just a place to stay; it's a doorway to the vibrant student lifestyle that the city has to offer, with every facility you need just a walk away.

Commute

Living at The Heights, Birmingham student accommodation offers the ultimate convenience when it comes to commuting around the vibrant city of Birmingham. Students can easily catch a bus at nearby Bull Street or hop on a train from the Aston University (Stop CR2), Lancaster St / Price St

railway station. For those who prefer trams, the Corporation Street tram stop is also located in the proximity. If the underground is your go-to option, the Grand Central Metro tram stop will connect you to various parts of the city swiftly. The strategic location of The Heights Birmingham accommodation ensures that students have a hassle-free and efficient travel experience, without the need to venture far for public transport options.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s included in the price?

All utility bills – water, electricity, gas, internet, gym, and use of all the social spaces – are included in the price. There are no hidden charges, what students see on their contract is what students pay (besides any damage to the room or fines students incur).

Am I allowed to have guests to stay?

Students are welcome to have guests through the daytime, and an overnight guest for a reasonable amount of nights. Students will need to get permission from management for an extended period. Management will need to provide a form of ID to check in through their resident portal, and students will be responsible for them throughout their stay. Please note, that students will also need written consent from management if their overnight guest is under 18 years of age.

How secure is the accommodation?

Accommodations have CCTV in and around each property, an electronic key entry system for the main entrance, common areas, each flat, and bedroom. There is also staff on site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Will I need to pay council tax?

In the UK, students are exempt from paying council tax –students won’t need to pay this, but if the council do mistakenly bill student, students will need to provide details to prove that student are in full-time education.

Do I need a TV license?

If students bring their own TV or want to watch or record programs as accommodations are shown live (including on mobile phones, tablets, or computers), students will need to apply and pay for a TV License. This also includes TVs provided by Canvas.

What if something in my flat breaks?

If students are having any problems with their room, a shared living space, or one of the communal areas, students have two options. Students can log the issue using the resident portal, providing details so the maintenance team can get this sorted for students as soon as possible. Alternatively, students can come down to reception and talk to a member of staff so management can log it on student's behalf.

Can I have pets?

Unfortunately, students are not allowed to keep any pets in their rooms or any shared living spaces.

What happens if I don’t get on with my new flat mates?

Accommodation wants the university experience to be as positive as possible – if students are having any issues with flat mates, please let us know. Management will do its best to help resolve any problems students might be having.

Can I receive post and parcels?

Each flat has its own lockable mailbox located in the lobby - room keycard will also give students access to this. If any larger packages or anything that requires a signature arrives for students, management holds onto it and lets students know via text or email so students can come and collect it. For security reasons, students will need to provide a photo ID and give a signature to confirm collection. The post will not be given out to other residents on their behalf without written authorization.

Can I live with my friends?

Accommodations are more than happy to accommodate groups as well as individuals. Let management know who students are planning to live with, and management do best to accommodate student in the same flat.

Am I allowed to live with a partner or friend? How much will it cost?

Two people can share some of the bigger studios at properties, which will add an additional £100 per week to the rent. Please contact us directly if this is something students like to organize. Please note, both inhabitants need to be full-time students, studying at least 20 hours per week.

Now that I don’t have access to the roost payments portal, how do I make rent payments?

If students are ready to pay their next installment or are catching up on an old payment, students can now make this via bank transfer.

How do I contact students about a maintenance item or repair?

The management site team is still around to assist with these requests - Please can students visit Reception to report a repair or maintenance request.

How do I collect my parcels?

The Parcel Tracker is still up and running, no changes here! Please use the same app and collect via Reception as usual.

I haven’t rebooked my room yet – can I still do this?

Management created some new flyers and posters with this information included, but just in case – come and speak to the team at Reception who will be more than happy to help students rebook.

Do I need a guarantor?

Accommodation needs details for a guarantor for every lease, even if students intend to pay in 1 installment. This is because management will take responsibility for any unpaid arrears or damage during their tenancy period. Students guarantor will need to be someone who is not in full-time education, or living in student housing.

Who can be my guarantor?

A student guarantor can be anyone not currently in full-time education. Accommodation do not need to be a UK resident either. Most residents use a parent, guardian, or family member. However, please note students can NOT act as their own guarantor.

Is there an age limit for booking the accommodation?

As a minimum age requirement, all Canvas residents need to have been or have turned 18 during their tenancy with us. This is due to the legally binding tenancy agreement that each resident is required to sign before arrival. Accommodation has no upper age limits , so long as the resident is in full-time education for the duration of their stay.

Do accommodation offer any discounts?

If students do pay in 1 installment, their total amount payable will be 2% cheaper than if students choose to pay in 2 installments. If students pay in 4 installments, their total amount payable will be 2% more expensive than if students choose, to pay in 2 installments.

What appliances and furniture are included in my room?

All rooms come with a bed, desk and chair. Extras such as kettles, toasters and lamps are not provided.
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Student Accomodations in Birmingham

Birmingham Student Accommodation

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 student accommodation Birmingham properties 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 student accommodation such as studios and en-suits can be a little difficult.

Hence, amber provides budget-friendly Birmingham City student accommodation 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, then don’t forget to check out these options such as Compass, The Old Fire Station, Calthorpe Court, Canalside, and many more.

About Birmingham

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 on time. 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

Apart from a range of Birmingham student housing options, the city is also known for its beautiful architecture and modern infrastructure. The student flats in Birmingham promote 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 Birmingham options, 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:

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. Here are some costs associated with living here, apart from the rent for your Birmingham student accommodation:

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. Other than a range of options for student housing in Birmingham, an array of commuting options also cater 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. More options include:

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 facilities. With pricing starting at £1 per hour or roughly £5 for a weekly pass, platforms 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 Birmingham student accommodation as well. 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 best places to visit include:

1. Birmingham Hippodrome

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 best universities that are easily accessible from your student accommodation in Birmingham are:

1. Ulster University

2. BIMM

3. Birmingham City University

4. University College Birmingham

5. ACM Birmingham

6. Aston University

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