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Londonderry House

2 Newton Street, B4 6NB

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  • 175 Beds

  • 0.3 miles from city centre

About Londonderry House

Londonderry House has been recently refreshed, in September 2015 the whole building was painted and new flooring put in place, all kitchens were replaced and we said goodbye to single beds, with upgraded three-quarter size beds waiting for you. Located in the heart of Birmingham city centre, opposite Aston University. Birmingham City University Gosta Green campus and the Technology Innovation Centre are just five minutes’ walk away, and the Perry Bar main campus is a 15-minute bus journey.

Ensuite rooms

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

Individual flats with your own kitchen and own bathroom
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PREMIUM RANGE 1 ENSUITE

Rooms in shared flats come with your own private shower room and toilet, a 3/4 sized bed, generous study area and plenty of work space.

You'll also find a wardrobe, shelves, drawer space and storage under your bed for all your belongings.

The flat has a shared, fully fitted kitchen and living space for you and your flatmates.

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CLASSIC ENSUITE

En-suite rooms include a private bathroom, a comfortable 3/4 sized bed, your own desk and Wi-Fi connected work space.

You will have a shared lounge and fully fitted kitchen area to relax in with your flat mates.

You'll find plenty of room for your stuff with a large wardrobe and under-bed storage space.

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CLASSIC STUDIO

Our fully equipped studio apartments are perfect if you prefer to live independently and study in private.

Our studios have a comfortable three-quarter or double bed. As well as your own bathroom and fully fitted kitchen/dining area, you’ll have a well-equipped and Wi-Fi connected work space.

Studios have plenty of storage space under your bed in addition to a wardrobe, drawers and shelves.

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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 Londonderry House

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    Furnished bedrooms and fitted kitchens

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    Study and socialise in your common space

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    Laundry facilities in the property

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    Bike storage

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    Vending machines - snacks on site!

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
When you start university you will be able to sign up with the university’s GP, providing information on treatment clinic locations and opening times. However, there are other services close to Londonderry House.
The local walk-in centre and GP's surgery is based on the ground floor of Boots in the city centre and is only a 10-minute walk away from The Heights. Boots is also your local pharmacy.
In case of emergency, City Hospital is located in the city centre with easy access to fantastic shopping areas such as the Bullring, Corporation Street, and local bars and clubs.
There are numerous student bars surrounding Londonderry House. Two of the most popular bars are Gosta Green and the Sack of Potatoes, which are based at the BCU Gosta Green Campus and the Aston University Campus. These are a great place to meet new people from both universities, and are within five minutes’ walk from the property.
For fans of Rock & Alternative music, one of Birmingham’s most popular rock pubs is located next door and hosts regular live band nights.
Broad Street is well known in Birmingham for its numerous bars and clubs and is very popular with students. They are all within a 25-minute walking distance or a short hop in a taxi.
Being located in the heart of Birmingham city centre means you have the best choice of shops on your door step. The Bullring is one of Europe’s largest indoor shopping centres and with three floors you will never be short for choice. The Bullring is only 15 minutes’ walk from Londonderry House and at the back are the famous Birmingham Rag Markets, open Tuesdays to Saturdays on Dudley Road and is only a short 10-minute journey via taxi.
 
What
In Birmingham you are spoilt for choice when it comes to entertainment. The NIA, Alexandra Theatre and Hippodrome are all within a 20-minute walk away, and the NEC is easily accessible via train or Bus.
The National Indoor Arena (NIA) is one of the busiest large scale indoor sporting and entertainment venues in Europe. Since opening in 1991, it has welcomed visitors to over 30 different sports and an extensive variety of entertainment and music - it can stage concerts, business conferences and exhibitions, and is only a 20-minute walk from Londonderry House.
The NEC has become firmly established as one of Europe’s most prestigious venues for exhibitions and events. It is only a short five-minute journey away and as the train station is part of the venue it takes you right to the door step.
The New Alexandra Theatre, commonly known as the Alex, is a theatre on Station Street and is less than a 20-minute walk from Londonderry House.
In 2010/11, The Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre welcomed 523,219 paying visitors making it the most popular single theatre in the UK. Based in Birmingham’s famous Chinese Quarter it is within 20 minutes’ walk, and based next to the local bars and clubs of the Academy centre.
Getting Active
Students at Londonderry House have access to the gym at our neighbouring property The Heights, so keeping fit is convenient and doesn’t cost you anything! If you need a wider range of facilities, there are numerous swimming pools, health and racket clubs and associations throughout the city, many of which offer student rates.
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 parts of the Olympics, and has even hosted indoor show jumping and indoor rowing

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
Birmingham has fantastic transport links and being based in the city centre means you are close to train, bus and road networks. The local buses are very dependable and offer discounted rates to students, they also provide monthly and termly passes which can be used in the Birmingham and Black Country areas.
There is a National Express Bus Station in Digbeth, only 20 minutes away from Londonderry House, which offers cheap travel all around the UK.
There are three main train stations in the city centre. New Street Station is the largest and only 20 minutes’ walk from Londonderry House. Snow Hill and Moor Street Stations are only 15 minutes’ walk.
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 within 15 minutes’ walk of Londonderry House, including two Tesco and a Sainsbury’s. There is a larger Aldi and ASDA both a short bus journey away and the bus stop for these is opposite Londonderry House.
There are libraries provided by both BCU and Aston University within walking distance of Londonderry House, and the National Library is only 15 minutes’ walk away.
All major banks can be found on or around Corporation Street within 15 minutes’ walk. Lloyds TSB is based at Dale End and is the nearest high street bank at just five minutes’ walk away. If you study at Aston University there is a NatWest bank based inside the University Guild and is only a three-minute walk from Londonderry House.
Your Wellbeing
When you start university you will be able to sign up with the university’s GP, providing information on treatment clinic locations and opening times. However, there are other services close to Londonderry House.
The local walk-in centre and GP's surgery is based on the ground floor of Boots in the city centre and is only a 10-minute walk away from The Heights. Boots is also your local pharmacy.
In case of emergency, City Hospital is on Dudley Road and is only a short 10-minute journey via taxi.