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University Locks

Artist's impression of No1 City Locks developmentUniversity Locks is a  partner accommodation provider located in Birmingham City Centre. It is just a two to three minutes’ walk away from our City Centre Campus (Birmingham Conservatoire, Curzon Building, Millennium Point and Parkside).

It comprises of 64 two bedroom flats and 595 single occupancy study rooms, grouped into five – eight bedroom flats.

En suite rooms

The bright and airy rooms are fully furnished with a three-quarter bed, desk and chair, wardrobe, bookshelf, storage, internet port with WiFi access, shower, wash basin and toilet.

Each flat's kitchen is fully fitted with an electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, iron, ironing board, kettle, toaster and vacuum cleaner.

Each lounge/dining area has a table and chairs and comfortable seating with a TV.

Two bedroom flats

Each two bedroom flat contains two bedrooms and a shared bathroom with shower, toilet and wash basin. Each flat has a fully fitted kitchen with an electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, iron, ironing board, kettle, toaster and vacuum cleaner.

Each lounge/dining area has a table and chairs and comfortable seating with a TV.

Adapted accommodation

We have some adapted and accessible accommodation for students with physical and sensory impairments.

Site facilities

Convenience store - (opening date to be confirmed)
Music Practice rooms for Birmingham Conservatoire students - (opening date to be confirmed)
Two Common rooms 
Laundry facilities 

Cleaning

The lifts, stairwells and landings in each apartment are cleaned by contracted staff. However, cleaning your apartment is the responsibility of the residents. Each flat is provided with a vacuum cleaner, mop and bucket, dustpan and brush. 

Heating

The heating is maintained at a comfortable temperature. 

Security

Security is important and in addition to 24-hours CCTV, security officers are on duty out of office hours. There is a secure door entry system. 

Car parking

There is no parking available. 

Bicycle storage

Bicycle racks are provided for residents.

Rent Costs 

Academic year 2017/18

Two bedroom flats – (40 weeks) 
Weekly cost £138 (per bedroom)
Annual cost £5520 (per bedroom)

Two bedroom flats – (51 weeks) 
Weekly cost £132 (per bedroom)
Annual cost £6732 (per bedroom)

Single en suite bedroom – (40 weeks) 
Weekly cost £136
Annual cost £5440

Single en suite bedroom –  (51 weeks) 
Weekly cost £130
Annual cost £6630