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Coleshill Street, B4 7UP

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  • 647 Beds

  • 0.1 miles from city centre

About Lakeside

Overlooking Aston's lake, Lakeside offers the perfect student living experience. With over 640 rooms there's a great student community and all the modern comforts you need to study and have fun. Just a few minutes walk and you'll find yourself in the centre of Birmingham's shopping district making this one of the best student halls in the city.

Lakeside will be refurbished ready for any students living with us from September 2019. This includes replacing all single beds with three-quarter sized beds.

Ensuite rooms

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


Classic en-suite rooms are packed with features such as a private bathroom, three-quarter sized bed and your own desk and chair. They also benefit from a shared large lounge and kitchen area to relax with your flat mates.

  • 5-9

All year - £142 per week

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 Lakeside

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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 famous Bullring shopping centre is just 12 minutes’ walk away and houses a great collection of high street fashion, department stores, designer boutiques, tech shops and cafés.
Broad Street offers student night life at its best. Take your pick of the wide choice of bars, pubs and night clubs including the super club PRYZM with 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, including a range of food and music festivals.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses is the perfect place to spend a sunny afternoon. Take in the views, chill out with mates, grab 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 when it comes to 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
There are numerous gyms, swimming pools, health and racket clubs and associations throughout the city, many of which offer student rates. The Gym and LA Fitness are close to Lakeside, Aston Student Village. Plus, the central location of the property means all of your universities’ fitness and sports facilities will be close by.
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
There is a National Express Bus Station in Digbeth, only 15 minutes’ walk from Lakeside, which offers cheap travel all around the UK.
There are three main train stations in the city centre New Street Station, the largest and just 15 minutes’ walk. Snow Hill and Moor Street Stations also 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. Hop off the train at Birmingham International train station and you’re right at the airport or, alternatively, grab a bus from the city centre.
Local Essentials
There are numerous small supermarkets all just a short walk from Lakeside, including two Tesco’s and a Sainsbury’s. There is a larger Aldi and ASDA both a short bus journey away.
There are libraries provided by both BCU and Aston University within walking distance of Lakeside, and the national Library is only 15-20 minutes’ walk away, or you can catch the bus here.
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
Your university will also offer welfare, financial and career advice to all its students and these can be found in various advice clinics across campus.
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.