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Harriet Martineau

Aston Street, B4 7UP

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  • 420 Beds

  • 0.1 miles from city centre

About Harriet Martineau

Harriet Martineau offers you picturesque ensuite accommodation which overlooks Aston's lake. Not only are the views great, but rooms also come with high speed Wi-Fi, inclusive bills and a prime campus location.

Ensuite rooms

A range of rooms in shared flats with shared kitchens and your own bathroom

Studio rooms

Individual flats with your own kitchen and own bathroom


These en-suite rooms are packed with features such as a private bathroom, single bed and your own desk and chair.

Your shared fitted kitchen and living area is an ideal space to relax with your flatmates.

  • 6

Academic year - £152 per week


Feel at home in your en-suite room, which has a private shower room with sink and toilet, a generous three-quarter sized bed and a large Wi-Fi connected study area. As well as a wardrobe, you'll find storage space under your bed and shelves and drawers to store your belongings.

Your shared fitted kitchen and living area is an ideal space to relax with your flatmates.

  • 4

Academic year - £167 per week


If you prefer independent apartment style living you will feel right at home in a one bedroom flat.

Classic one bedroom flats have double beds and are fitted with a large Wi-Fi connected study area with a desk and chair. You will also find plenty of storage for your belongings, with a large wardrobe, under-bed space, drawers and shelves.

  • 0

All year - £192 per week


These Premium accessible en-suite rooms are modified for wheelchair users.

They feature a comfortable 3/4 sized bed, study space, Wi-Fi, plenty of storage and your own private en-suite bathroom. You will have a shared kitchen and living space to relax with your flatmates.

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All of the following comes included in the room price

With Unite Students you won't have to worry about the little details. We've got everything covered, from internet to contents insurance.

Your living essentials

  • All bills included in the rent

  • Wi-fi included throughout the property

  • Basic contents insurance included

  • Secure properties looked after by service teams 24/7

  • Log any maintenance requests with our teams via the free MyUnite app

  • On site support from property teams

  • 24/7 emergency contact centre

Facilities in Harriet Martineau

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    Laundry facilities in the property

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    Furnished bedrooms and fitted kitchens

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    Study and socialise in your common space

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
The Bullring shopping centre is a 12 minutes’ walk away and is famous for its collection of high street fashion, department stores, designer boutiques, tech shops and cafés.
If it’s night life you’re after, Broad Street is the place to be. Take your pick from a choice of bars, pubs and night clubs including the super club PRYZM where you will find loads of different rooms and world famous DJs.
Just next to Broad Street along the canal is Brindley Place – packed full of restaurants, bars and cafés including Slug and Lettuce, All Bar One and Pizza Express.
As the UK’s second largest city – Birmingham has a full calendar of events all year round. There are many food and music festivals which you can attend throughout the year.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses is the perfect place to spend a sunny afternoon. Take in the beautiful views, chill out with your mates, enjoy a picnic or study in the sun.
Did you know that Birmingham has more miles of canals than Venice or Amsterdam? The canal offers a great place to cycle and with so many miles of canal you’ll be spoilt for choice of canal-side relaxation spots.
Birmingham Hippodrome offers a fantastic night at the theatre. The Hippodrome is 100 years old and now hosts some of the biggest touring shows in the country. The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is great for art enthusiasts with large collections of paintings and exhibitions.
Getting Active
In Birmingham, you will find many gyms, swimming pools, health and racket clubs and associations throughout the city. Many of these will offer student discount. The Gym and LA Fitness are close to Harriet Martineau. Plus, the central location of the property means all of your universities’ fitness and sports facilities won’t be far.
Birmingham is home to Aston Villa, Birmingham City and West Brom football clubs. With three large stadiums within the city, you have a choice of top level football venues within 30 minutes of the property.
Aston Villa’s Villa Park stadium is located just up the Aston expressway. One of the founding members of the football league, Villa Park is one of the truly great Victorian English football stadiums and is well worth a visit on match day.
The NIA in the city centre has been one of the top sporting arenas holding part of the Olympics in the past and has even hosted indoor show jumping and indoor rowing!

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
You’ll be close to Birminghams city centre train, bus and road networks. The local bus service is very dependable and students can get discounted rates.
There is a National Express Bus Station in Digbeth, only 15 minutes’ walk from Harriet Martineau, which offers cheap travel all over the UK.
There are three main train stations. New Street Station is the largest and just 15 minutes’ walk from Harriet Martineau. Snow Hill and Moor Street Stations also just a short walk away.
Birmingham International Airport is one of the largest airports in the UK and is easily accessible by both train and bus. If you get off the train at Birmingham international train station, you’ll be right at the airport. Or you can catch the bus from the city centre.
Local Essentials
There are numerous small supermarkets all just a short walk from Harriet Martineau, including two Tesco stores and also a Sainsbury’s. There is a larger Aldi and ASDA both a short bus journey away.
Both BCU and Aston University have their own libraries which are within walking distance of the property, and the national Library is only 15-20 minutes’ walk away. Or you can catch the bus there.
All major banks can be found on or around Corporation Street less than 10 minutes’ walk away. Lloyds TSB is based at Dale End and is the nearest high street bank at just 5 minutes’ walk away.
Your Wellbeing
Whichever university you to go, they will provide welfare, financial and career advice to you. 
The local walk-in centre and GPs surgery is based on the ground floor of Boots in the city centre and is only a 10-minute walk away from the property. The pharmacy within Boots will be your local pharmacy.
In case of emergency, City Hospital is on Dudley Road and is only a short 10-minute journey via taxi.