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The Metalworks, Birmingham

5.0 (2 reviews)

Student Accommodation

50 Aston Webb Boulevard, Birmingham, England B15 2GG

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Property ID: S00013667
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Basic Info

Elevator 24 hours security

300 Total Units

Built in 2017 · Renovated in 2017

The Metalworks is a modern student accommodation in Birmingham offering a balanced En-suite and separate Studio room. The flats have a games room, lift, reliable laundry room, secure bike storage and a peaceful courtyard, which students are free to use. The apartments are in a prime location in the Selly Oak area, with supermarkets, restaurants, bars nearby and countless amenities to cater to students' daily needs. It is within walking distance of the University of Birmingham, making it an ideal choice for students.

 

Features

The Metalworks Birmingham offers comfortable, private rooms for students. One of the En-suite designs focuses on balance, with private bathrooms attached to the bedrooms, providing the convenience of personal space. The kitchen and living room, shared with roommates, provide social spaces where students can entertain or make friends. The Studio is an excellent option for students who desire a more independent living experience. These rooms are thoughtfully designed as self-contained units with a bedroom, a kitchenette, and a private bathroom. Students are able to take care of all their living needs right from their room.

 

Inside The Metalworks student accommodation provides a vibrant and innovative community to enhance the student living experience. For gaming enthusiasts, the games room is equipped with the latest consoles and a wide range of games, providing the perfect space to relax and socialise. Lifts and a reliable laundry room provide daily convenience, ensuring students don't struggle to find a nearby launderette. For those who prefer to get around on two wheels, a secure bike storage area caters for their needs. Finally, the courtyard provides a peaceful oasis from the hustle and bustle of student life, ideal for relaxing, socialising and even studying outdoors.

 

Location and What's Hot? 

Just a stone's throw from The Metalworks are countless amenities that make life easier for students. For everyday essentials, there are plenty of supermarkets nearby. Tesco, Sainsbury's and ALDI are top choices for affordable grocery shopping, while Hang Sing Hong offers a range of Asian ingredients for those craving a taste of home. When it comes to dining out, Domino's Pizza, Go Mex and Turkish Kitchen offer a wide range of international cuisines to suit all tastes. In the evenings, after classes, students can head to local bars such as The Goose, Brook's Sports Bar or THE SOAK BAR to unwind from a week of studying with friends.

 

There are a variety of fascinating attractions in the vicinity of The Metalworks to suit all tastes and interests. For those seeking natural tranquillity, the picturesque Selly Oak Park awaits, an ideal place for a leisurely stroll or picnic in the lush landscape. A stone's throw away, the Lapworth Museum of Geology offers an immersive journey through time to learn about the Earth's past. Fitness enthusiasts are catered for at the state-of-the-art University of Birmingham Sports and Fitness Facility, where you can engage in a plethora of activities to maintain an active lifestyle. In addition, Selly Oak Shopping Park has a wide range of shops and restaurants to cater to everyone's retail and culinary needs.

 

Transport

The Metalworks offers students an excellent location in close proximity to several key educational institutions. For students at the University of Birmingham, lectures are just a 7-minute walk away. Meanwhile, Newman University is easily accessible by a 30-minute bus journey. Aston University and Birmingham City University are also 28 minutes away by bus. The university train station is a 9-minute walk from the flat, helping students travel to other cities in the UK.

 

Security & Services

A warm welcome awaits all students at The Metalworks' reception, and a dedicated team of professionals will be happy to address all queries. A state-of-the-art CCTV system provides complete surveillance to ensure the security of the premises. In addition, a 24-hour security service protects the living area day and night.

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5.0

2 reviews

Amazing facilities · 1
Super-fast internet · 1
Amazing area · 1
Great customer service · 1

ZHOU**

5.0

19 Apr 2022 16:01

The room is nice! Comfort: Clean:
The room is nice! Comfort: Clean:

Zhou**

5.0

19 Apr 2022 15:50

At the entrance of the school's Xiaonanmen, the transportation is extremely convenient. There is a bus stop at the entrance. The room is not big, the equipment is a little old, and the mobile phone network is not very good.
At the entrance of the school's Xiaonanmen, the transportation is extremely convenient. There is a bus stop at the entrance. The room is not big, the equipment is a little old, and the mobile phone network is not very good.
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House Rules

Cancellation Policy

No Visa No Pay

No Visa No Pay
Terms and Conditions:
This offer is open to prospective first year international students applying for higher education in the UK for the 2024/25 academic year.
If an applicant does not get their Visa approved to be able to study in the UK, they need to provide evidence that their Visa application has been rejected to your chosen Host accommodation within 48 hours of rejection; this must be no later than 7th September 2024.
Written evidence in English must be emailed to The Metalworks
On production of sufficient evidence of the Visa rejection, within 48 hours of receiving it, the applicants booking will be cancelled in full, with a full refund of the initial rent payment.
Any applicants who do not provide sufficient evidence by the dates outlined above, will be held to their tenancy agreement and will be liable for all contractual charges.
These terms and conditions are correct as of 21/12/23 but Host reserves the right to change them or remove this offer at any time without prior notice.

No Place No Pay

No Place No Pay
Terms and Conditions:
This offer is open to prospective students applying for higher education for the 2024/25 academic year.
If an applicant does not get a place on the course, they applied for they need to provide evidence from the educational establishment within 48 hours of their results being published.
Evidence can be a written rejection letter from the establishment or UCAS confirmation of rejection.
Evidence must be emailed to The Metalworks
Documents must be received by the site team within 48hrs from the date your results are published or by 1st September 2024 (which ever date is the sooner).
On receipt of the required documentation, it will be verified and, provided Host are satisfied, we will cancel your agreement and refund your rent advance in full.
Any applicants who do not provide evidence by the timings outlined above will be held to their tenancy agreement and will be liable for all contractual charges.
These terms and conditions are correct as of 21/12/23 but Host reserves the right to change them or remove this offer at any time without prior notice.

Details

1.No Place No Pay
Terms and Conditions:
This offer is open to prospective students applying for higher education for the 2024/25 academic year.
If an applicant does not get a place on the course, they applied for they need to provide evidence from the educational establishment within 48 hours of their results being published.
Evidence can be a written rejection letter from the establishment or UCAS confirmation of rejection.
Evidence must be emailed to The Metalworks
Documents must be received by the site team within 48hrs from the date your results are published or by 1st September 2024 (which ever date is the sooner).
On receipt of the required documentation, it will be verified and, provided Host are satisfied, we will cancel your agreement and refund your rent advance in full.
Any applicants who do not provide evidence by the timings outlined above will be held to their tenancy agreement and will be liable for all contractual charges.
These terms and conditions are correct as of 21/12/23 but Host reserves the right to change them or remove this offer at any time without prior notice.
2.No Visa No Pay
Terms and Conditions:
This offer is open to prospective first year international students applying for higher education in the UK for the 2024/25 academic year.
If an applicant does not get their Visa approved to be able to study in the UK, they need to provide evidence that their Visa application has been rejected to your chosen Host accommodation within 48 hours of rejection; this must be no later than 7th September 2024.
Written evidence in English must be emailed to The Metalworks
On production of sufficient evidence of the Visa rejection, within 48 hours of receiving it, the applicants booking will be cancelled in full, with a full refund of the initial rent payment.
Any applicants who do not provide sufficient evidence by the dates outlined above, will be held to their tenancy agreement and will be liable for all contractual charges.
These terms and conditions are correct as of 21/12/23 but Host reserves the right to change them or remove this offer at any time without prior notice.

Pets Policy

No Pet

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

No double occupancy rooms.

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