You can find us by typing this address into your satnav: Chamberlain, 37 Church Road, Birmingham, B15 3SZ

Our student accommodation is made up of different buildings known as the Vale Village, located 2 miles south of the city centre and a 20-minute walk from our Edgbaston campus.

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Check in and check out

  • Check in is available from 3pm, at the nearby Shackleton Building: Shackleton, Mason Way, Edgbaston B15 3SX. Reception is open 24 hours.
  • Check out is by 10am. If you’d like to check out later, this can be arranged for an additional fee. Simply ask at reception.
  • If you’re travelling from overseas, you’ll need to bring your passport and an address for your next destination.

Arriving by car

There is limited car parking available at Chamberlain. Alternatively, park at the North East Car Park multi storey, accessed via Pritchatts Road: satnav B15 2SA. Please note this is a pay and display car park; you can pay with your mobile phone using RingGo (app, text, or call +44(0)203 046 0010).

Arriving by taxi

Ask your driver to wait at the Shackleton Building while you check in, then drive you up to your accommodation in Chamberlain. Please be aware that the road through the Vale Village operates as a one-way system.

Arriving by train

From Birmingham New Street, it’s just a six-minute train journey to University station. The Vale Village is a 30-minute walk through campus. If you’d prefer to take a taxi, call +44(0)121 427 8888 and pay by cash.

About the accommodation

  • A single en-suite study bedroom in a cluster of either four or six rooms, with shared kitchen/lounge facilities
  • Courtesy beverages in the kitchen area
  • Bedding and towels
  • Irons and bedside lamps are available from reception
  • Free Wi-Fi via the ASK4 Guest Portal

Regrettably, there are no TVs in these rooms.


A full English breakfast is served from 7-9am in the main dining room in nearby Shackleton. Please be aware that breakfast times can become very busy! We recommend arriving early to beat the rush.

Other information

  • Please note that this accommodation is located on an incline in landscaped lakeside parkland.
  • A convenience store is open in the Shackleton building Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm.