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Make yourself at home

Lakeside is located on Aston University Campus. It is just 10 minutes from the city centre, including the Bullring – one of Europe’s largest indoor shopping centres. All main railway stations are easily accessible, and bus stops to all major bus routes are within 10-15 minutes walk of the property. Birmingham City University, University of Law and University College Birmingham are just a short walk away from Lakeside.
Here you'll find everything you need to know about your new home and the surrounding area, as well as important information on check-in day, specific to your property.

What you will find in your flat

Kitchen

  • Dining table
  • Chairs
  • Cooker with oven, hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/ freezer - one shelf per student
  • Storage units, one cupboard with a drawer each
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Extractor fan

Bedroom

  • Beds are three-quarter size
  • Desk
  • Study chair
  • Wardrobe 
  • Noticeboard
  • Bookshelf
  • Mirror
  • Curtains
  • Under bed storage

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Shower curtain 
  • Toilet
  • Toilet roll holder
  • Towel rail

Cleaning

  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Mop and bucket
  • Dustpan and brush
  • Iron and ironing board
 

Facilities at Lakeside

Reception
Our friendly reception will be open 8am - 7pm Monday to Friday and 9am - 4pm Saturday and Sunday.
Common Room
The common room has a pool table, table tennis, sofas, TV and a vending machine.
Laundry Facilities
The laundry room is located on the ground floor. Machines are operated through the MyUnite app.
Parking
Parking is not available at Lakeside.
Bike Storage
Bike storage is available at Lakeside. If you are planning on bringing your bike then please remember to bring your own bike lock.
Recycling
Recycling facilities are available at Lakeside.
Fire Test Day
Fire alarms are fitted throughout the property. Your fire alarm test day is Friday.
Key Type
You will receive a key card and key on arrival at the property, which you can use to access your room and communal areas.
Emergencies
Our Emergency Contact Centre is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just call 0300 303 1611 for assistance.

Information for check-in day at Lakeside

Where do I collect my key?

You can collect your keys from the common room when you check in*. Just come  with your photo ID and they will have the keys ready and waiting for you.
*You will be directed to your key collection point on the day.

Where can I park and unload my car?

There is no parking available on campus. Drop off only parking is available on Coleshill Street, B4 7EJ. Long/Short stay parking is available at Millennium Point, B4 7AP; NCP, Londonderry House, B4 7LX; Curzon Street, B4 7XG and NCP High Street, B4 7LN.

 

 

 

Where is Lakeside?

Lakeside
Coleshill Street
Birmingham
B4 7UP

When can I move into Lakeside?

You can check in at any point from the start date of your tenancy. You can find your tenancy start date in your tenancy agreement or by logging into MyAccount here. If you arriving on September 15, the suggested check-in time is between 9am and 4pm.
If you are going to be arriving much later than the start of your tenancy, just let us know and we will arrange for someone to be there to greet you and make sure you get the keys to your new home. If you are planning to move in outside of our reception opening hours, please contact our emergency contact centre on 0300 303 1611

Getting online

Get online as soon as you arrive by registering for your Wi-Fi before you get there.

Checking in guide

You can find all the essential information you need for checking in here.

Download the app

From maintenance requests to laundry machines, there's plenty you can do with the MyUnite App.

Visit The Common Room

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