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The Old Fire Station Reviews

32 Reviews by Students

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I like living here because of the team. The Managers Anna and Kay are always nice and try to help with whatever they can. The building looks old and cold and it's expensive but the location is good

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By member439190
On 10th June 19

The Old Fire Station Information

Telephone0121 227 4261
PostcodeB4 7DA
Price from£149.00 per week (subject to availability)
FeaturesFully Furnished, Water, Courtesy Officer (Night Patrol)
Top tip£250 off all Studios and Two Bed Apartments for new bookings


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What's the difference between a Silver- Plus studio and a Gold studio???
By member741150 On 7th August 19
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Whether this accommodation is good and suitable for bcu city campus student
By member1335463 On 12th January 19
Hello! Yes, it definitely is suitable for bcu students as bcu is only 5 minutes walk away from the old fire station
By member439190 On 10th June 19
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th July 19

I'm the parent if a student who lived here in the bandstand. I must say that this building does have room for improvement! It's not terrible but could be better. My daughter has had a positive experience whilst living here on the whole other than the ventilation issue in her room. I have to say that all staff members are lovely and do a great job at bridging the gap for the short fall in this building. Massive shout out to Blair! He is truly an asset to the team and he honestly goes above and beyond to make sure that everyone is happy.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 24th June 19

Rebooked last week! Absolutely love this place! Superb location / clean and staff are the nicest! K / Jasmin & Blair are always more than happy to help and genuinely nothing it is too much trouble for them!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 10th June 19

loved living here it's so close to uni and tesco. i'm in a 2 bedroom flat with my friend and we both think that the manager Anna and the other manager Key are the nicest. I came here last june for a viewing with 4 family members and my friend without booking it in advance and Anna showed us all around and made drinks and answered all the questions, gave us advice and arranged for us to move in early. we went to CRM for a viewing earlier the same day and they refused to show all of us around as we were too many and only let me and my friend see that building so the experience we had with anna was much nicer

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 10th June 19

I like living here because of the team. The Managers Anna and Kay are always nice and try to help with whatever they can. The building looks old and cold and it's expensive but the location is good

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 7th June 19

I really enjoyed living here this year and I am definitely coming back following my placement year abroad! The Old Fire Station is in a great location and you have everything you need relatively close to your accommodation. K, Anna, Jasmin and Blair have been great as well and are always on hand to support you! I would definitely recommend living here!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 31st May 19

I lived here for 2 years and it wasn't always great but since Anna started here everything changed. The building is old but it's clean now and she fix every problem you tell her and quick to. She's the most helpful and patient worker and even my parents from China loved her when they visited me because she is always smiling and said hello in Chinese to them and made us feel like home. The rest of the workers are nice to but Anna is the best.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 7th May 19

That's perfect! i definitely recommend to live here and make nice experience

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 25th April 19

Just booked a room at The Old Fire station that was recommended by my friends who already leave there and love it! Had an amazing tour around the site and rooms and I must say that the team and facilities are second to none! Beautiful place / city center location / Amazing rooms - Counting down the days until check in! Thank you old Fire station team for making my decision so easy (K & Blair)! See you all in Sep!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 19th April 19

I can honestly say that I have enjoyed my time at The Old Fire Station. It is based right in the City Center with Tesco and Greggs right outside. The reception staff are also all so lovely, Jasmin always has time to talk to me whenever I pass by the Reception. The Library is also a lovely part of The Old Fire Station.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 18th April 19

This is a good apartment to live, clear environment and friendly staffs and worth and reasonable price.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th April 19

it's close and Continent to travel around city by walk or bus.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th April 19

I really love living here! I have lived here for 3 years now and have seen many management and reception teams. I can honestly say that these guys are the best yet and hope they all remain for some time to come. It's nice to walk into a clean reception too, I always see the staff cleaning!! Whenever I visit the reception I receive a warm welcome, I especially like that the 2 receptionists are starting to remember my name and room number.... Sometimes it's the little things that count. Being away from home can be difficult, especially with the stress of uni, it's nice to have a sympathetic voice from someone that actually knows me and cares about me. The maintenance man is really nice to talk to aswell, he's really down to earth. Even the house keeping staff I don't know her full name but I call her B, she freshens up our kitchen .... She's really lovely and hardworking so is the other lady. The Old Fire Station is a great place to live :)

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th April 19

I love living at the old fire station, the staff are lovely, especially Kay and Blair who always take the time to talk to the residents.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th April 19

The staff were very enthusiastic. Blair often helps me with my room problems,and I'm grateful to him and the other staff.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 17th April 19

A good place to live, near the town and Aston and BCU so easy to get to and from uni. It's a quiet place to live and everyone who works here is very friendly and always says hi when I walk past the reception. You feel welcomed and safe.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th April 19

Overall, I have enjoyed my living experience at the Old Fire Station. Particularly due to the close proximity to my university. The staff have been very helpful and welcoming through out my stay here. In terms of dealing with any issues - it is dealt with promptly. Due to there not being too many total amount of tenants in comparison to other accommodations, the service they provide is detailed and better.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th April 19

I have thoroughly enjoyed living at the OFS, the management team and front of house have been amazing, especially K, Blair, Jasmin and Anna. They make you feel right at home and are always super friendly and helpful straightaway! Requests are dealt with straightaway.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th April 19

Lovely staff - much better management from Student Roost as opposed to other management in previous years!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th April 19

The staff here are amazing and very helpful, the facilities are great, the room cleaning staff are great. I live here like home from home, the location is very good. Close to Tesco and Uni. Staff work every day, weekends and even the night. I especially like the office staff! I really like Blair and Ana, however everyone is really nice and helpful.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th April 19

I have been staying at The Old Fire Station for a few months now and my experience has been simply the best. All staff are friendly, location is spot on and also facilities are great. If I have had any issues the staff here sort it out swiftly and nothing is too much trouble for them. I sincerely recommend this accommodation and I would definitely be staying here again if I wasn't in my final year of study.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th April 19

The location and great staff make it an enjoyable place to stay

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th April 19

Great accomodation & good staff

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th April 19

I have thoroughly enjoyed my experience at the Old Fire Station. As a final year undergraduate it was important that my accommodation enabled me to have a good experience. This has been the case for the following reasons. 1. Proximity to university - This has been the main reason for me selecting the Old Fire Station as my place of residence for final year. 2. Responsiveness of site management - Staff have been very responsive to students which has been helpful throughout the year. 3. The staff - The whole team have been extremely pleasant at all times, this has extended from the manager Kay to the security guards. The team are a pleasure to speak to day to day which has also added to the pleasant experience I've had. Kay, Jasmine, Anna, Blair are a hardworking, enthusiastic and charismatic team who will be an asset to this residence for the foreseeable future.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th April 19

After having lived in the Old Fire Station two years ago, I can confidently say that it has improved massively with the new management team! The location is fantastic, the flats are clean and the staff do everything they can to help you and are always friendly! Jasmine, Blair, Anna and K make a great team !

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th April 19

I have truly enjoyed my time staying at the Fire Station. The entire staff has been friendly, welcoming, and helpful. I honestly couldn't have asked for a better group of people to help ease my move to a new country. The Fire Station is located right in the city center close to public transit, bars, restaurants, and anything else you may need, but its compound like set up means that you don't have all the noise from traffic at night. If I weren't going to be traveling so much next year for fieldwork, I would definitely stay here next year.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th April 19

Best Place to be! Friendly Staff / clean / safe and nothing is a problem here! Love it!!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th April 19

Very safe, clean and comfortable rooms. Jasmine, K and Blair are extremely helpful at all times and make the accommodation as homely as possible.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th April 19

K, Blair and Jasmine are very helpful and are always around. Couldn't think of somewhere better to live.

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 23rd April 19

Thank you for your great review, we are pleased that you are happy with your accomodation and the service that you recieve!

Kind Regards

The Old Fire Station Team.


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th April 19

The staff are friendly and helpful, the accommodation is standard for student living and pretty spacious.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th April 19

The Old Fire Station is a brilliant location in the heart of Birmingham and a stone's throw from Aston University. The management, reception staff and security are all kind and caring - exactly what you would like from your accommodation provider. They go above and beyond to look after you and to address any concerns you have during your tenancy. The accommodation is secure and has additional extras such as a spacious common room and a small gym. Overall I have loved my stay at the Fire Station and would recommend it to others who want to live in the heart of the city and campus.

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 23rd April 19

Thank you for your amazing review. We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us here at The Old Fire Station. Its always nice to receive feedback about the service that we provide, we take resident satisfaction seriously and are glad that you have had a positive experience whilst living with us.

 

 

Kind regards,

The Old Fire Station Team


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