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Volume Works, Birmingham
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Volume Works, Birmingham

Hanley St, Birmingham, B19 3SP, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Located on Hanley St, Birmingham, B19 3SP lies one of the best student accommodations in Birmingham by the name of Volume Works! This Birmingham student accommodation provides a range of en-suites and studios that are filled with various amenities that make your stay very comfortable! Volume Works Birmingham is also located close to various universities, like ACM Birmingham, BPP University, Aston University, and the University of Law Birmingham!

Birmingham is filled with history and culture, which makes exploring it even more fun! Birmingham is the United Kingdom's second-largest city and the Midlands' economic and cultural hub. If you want to live in a huge fancy city for your higher education but have a strict budget, the city of Birmingham is the best option. It is the second-most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a population of 1.1 million. It caters to a culturally diversified environment full of intriguing things to do and see. It has something for everyone, from its famous bull ring to the city's famous art gallery, museum, and star city. Living at Volume Works Birmingham will allow you to enjoy everything this magnificent city offers from the comfort of your student housing. Volume Birmingham is one of the best student accommodations in Birmingham, conveniently located near the city centre and several universities. The city is also filled with various cafes, clubs, parks, restaurants, and pubs with which you can fill your Instagram feed. So, what is the wait? Book your stay now and discover why Birmingham is one of the most popular cities in the UK, and experience everything the city offers from the comfort of Volume Works Birmingham.


Every room at Volume Works is filled with various amenities that make your stay as comfortable as possible! In every room, you will find a private kitchen, a separate microwave and oven, a full-sized fridge and freezer, a 32" Smart TV, a comfortable double bed, a wardrobe to organise your room, a desk and chair as well to study hard. You will also find an en-suite shower in each room!

Stepping out of the room at Volume Works Birmingham, you will find that the entire student accommodation is designed with comfort in mind; you will find super-fast WiFi that ensures you don't face issues while studying, a communal laundry, a communal lounge to relax with your friends, a communal study space to organise group study spaces, a communal courtyard, outdoor bike store, and on-street parking that comes at a cost! Regarding security, you will also find a video door entry system, smartphone room key access, CCTV, and on-site staff that is present around the clock, this makes Volume Works one of the best Birmingham student accommodations!

Location and What's Hot?

Living at Volume Works Birmingham, you can experience the city of Birmingham at your own pace and comfort. The location of Compass student accommodation also offers a fun lifestyle for students, and with how close you are to universities like Aston University and the University of Birmingham, you will never be late for any of your classes. You are also close to various parks for students who like to connect with nature and various clubs and cafes for those who like to go out and enjoy their day.

On the weekends or your free days, you can catch a bus and visit the many tourist attractions and iconic landmarks like Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham, Cadbury World, Villa Park, Library of Birmingham, Winterbourne House & Garden, and The Barber Institute of Fine Arts! After roaming the city, you are bound to get hungry. Still, you won't have to worry about it since Volume Works is close to various restaurants, like Syriana Restaurant, Pasta Di Piazza, Lasan Indian Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, Purnells, Hotel Du Vin, and San Carlo.

During the weekends, you can go to the many clubs in Birmingham to grab a pint with your friend or dance your heart out! You can even visit some pubs to watch the many football matches and support your favourite team. Some of the clubs in Birmingham are also close to Volume Works, like Bacchus Bar, The Old Contemptibles, The Barrel Bar and Grill, The Old Royal, Gunmakers Arms, and The Gosta Green! With so many things to do in Birmingham, you will never be bored and always have an entertaining day!


Many modes of transport are available for you to use near Volume Works Birmingham, like trains and the metro! A single fare in the metro is around £2.30, and a student transport pass will cost you £165. The well-connected public transport system can take you to any place in the city and works efficiently at all times. You can hop onto a train from Birmingham Central Train Station and visit nearby cities like Walsall or catch a bus from Lower Loveday St bus stop or from Price St bus stop! This makes travelling from Volume Works very easy and convenient.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Super Fast Wifi - up to 250Gbps

Common Amenities

Designed with comfort in mind
On-street Parking at Cost
Communal Lounge
Communal Laundry
Communal Study Space
Communal Courtyard

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (5)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers 1, 5 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I live here?

You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with us whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of our cancellation policy, prior to booking, should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Do you allow double/dual occupancy?

Yes. Whilst all our studios can be offered on a double/dual occupancy basis, our Edition IV studios are best suited as not only are these our largest studios, they have also been kitted out with quadruple wardrobes, an extra bedside table, chair and desk. There is an additional weekly charge of GBP 15 per week for double/dual occupancy.

Is cleaning included?

You will receive your Studio Apartment in pristine condition. It will be up to you to keep it clean and tidy throughout your stay. The communal areas will be cleaned weekly by professional cleaners.

Do I have a TV in my Studio?

Yes, all Studios will have either a 32" or 40" TV depending on the Edition you choose. You will need to purchase a TV licence and aerial to watch live TV.

Can I smoke?

This property residences are completely smoke-free and this includes all types of e-cigarettes.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, no pets of any kind are permitted in our Residences, except registered assistance dogs.

Can I have guests?

Yes, occasional overnight guests are permitted.

What if I am not happy with my Studio Apartment?

The Property team is eager to ensure your stay with us meets your expectations. If you have any concerns property is on hand to listen and work with you to find a solution.

I am a full-time student but my partner is not, can they stay with me?

Sadly, property can only offer our Residences to full-time students. You are allowed to have guests for a limited time.

Can I bring my game console?

Yes. property recommends you check the floorplans to ensure the TV is above the desk as this will be the optimum location for your console. You can connect to the internet wirelessly or through an ethernet cable.

Can I view?

In light of the new covid restrictions, property has made the decision to put our viewings of the property on hold until further notice. You will find floorplans for each studio on our website.

What documents will I need to book?

You will not need anything at the point of booking. You will have 48 hours after booking to submit additional information. At this point you will need your Photo ID to prove your Identity. This could be your Driving licence or Passport photo page. You will also need proof of your student status. This could be your Student ID or University acceptance letter/email.

Do I pay a booking fee?

When you book you pay an advanced rent payment which is effectively your first rent instalment with us.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

There is no deposit.

My place at university isn’t confirmed yet, should I still book?

It is best to book when you are sure you will need accommodation. However, property does have a flexible cancellation policy if you do choose to book and then later find out you won’t be able to take up your apartment.

When can I check in?

You can check-in on or after your contract start date. You will receive The property Welcome Brochure prior to your arrival with full details on how to arrange your check-in so it is stress-free.

What do I need to bring to check-in?

You will need to bring your Student ID and your Passport/Driving Licence.

What if my guarantor doesn't own a property but rents one?

To meet, our standard guarantor requirements your guarantor MUST own a property and have proof of earnings of at least 3x your annual rent amount. However, property do offer our residences the opportunity to provide two UK-based guarantors. Each must have proof of annual earnings of at least 2x your annual rent amount. In this scenario, your guarantors do not need to be property owners but must live at separate addresses.

What safety and security does the property management provide?

Our Residences have 24 hour CCTV and secure entry systems. Our team are available 24/7.

Are there Laundry facilities?

Property has laundry rooms on all of our properties. You’ll have 24-hour access to washers and dryers.

Will I need to bring my own hoover?

No, there will be hoovers available for all residents to use.

Will I have internet in my Studio/ is there Wifi?

Yes. Fast and reliable broadband throughout this residences for streaming, gaming, work and play - with speeds of up to 1 Gigabit, 24/7 multi-language support and a home-from-home experience!

Is there parking?

At this property, you have to pay for parking either daily or you can apply for an annual resident’s permit.

Is the Residence in Birmingham's Clean Air Zone?

This property is within Birmingham's Clean Air Zone.

Can I store my belongings over the summer?

This is something property won’t be able to offer at this time but property will look into this in the future. 

How do I log a maintenance issue?

If you do experience any maintenance issues during your stay, please make sure you have some images and provide as much detail as you can so property can equip our maintenance team in dealing with the issue swiftly. You can log this via our maintenance request form which you can find at the bottom of our website.

Can I decorate my Studio?

Property has worked closely with the interior designers to provide a look and feel that we hope you will love. It’s always great to put your own personal stamp on your home and so feel free to bring your own accessories.

Can I cancel?

Yes, under certain circumstances you can cancel. Please contact property team for more information.

I want to pay annually, will I get a discount?

Property is unable to offer a discount for paying annually. The benefit of paying annually is you will not need to meet our standard guarantor requirements. Your rent will be due in cleared funds by 24th August.

How do I pay my rent?

You will be required to set up an account with GoCardless which you can link to your preferred bank account. Payments will be collected by direct debit on or after the due date.

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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.

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 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

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 universities are-

1. Ulster University


3. Birmingham City University

4. Ed Language School

5. University College Birmingham

6. ACM Birmingham

7. Aston University

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