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What’s Local? – Premier Student Halls

What’s Local? – Premier Student Halls

What’s Local?

If you’re interested in booking with Premier Student Halls or have already booked. The information, will give you an insight into where your local supermarket, shops and transport links.


As a student accommodation near the University of Birmingham, it’s important that you know the best route to university from Cadnam Hall, Riverside House & Duncan Smith House.

Cadnam Hall & Riverside House Route

Duncan Smith House Route

Please note that walking times are very subjective. On average (Student Feedback), walks tend to take between 15-20 minutes to campus.

QE Hospital

Cadnam Hall & Riverside House Route

Duncan Smith House Route

Please note that walking times are very subjective. On average (Student Feedback), walks tend to take between 15-20 minutes to the QE. You can also access further entrances in order to enter the QE Hospital.


To get food, you may want to go to Asda if your living at Duncan Smith House, the location link is below:


For Cadnam Hall and Riverside House, we would recommend Sainsburys as your closest supermarket. The location for which is below:


From both you have access to a wide range of foods as well as utensils and other items that will be useful during your stay. To order, simply visit the company’s website, make an account and proceed to start making your order. Depending on the availability of deliveries, you may be able to get deliveries the same day. However, this may cost you more to do so.

For any convience store goods and less of a walk. Nisa Local is located only a 5minute walk away from both locations:



Other Useful Locations

Other local shops can be found at the local shopping park, including, JD Sports, Nandos, Wilko etc:


You can also enjoy the local and lovely Harborne Highstreet:



Delivery Apps

The other benefit of living with us is that you can order food from popular local restaurants. If you’re not in the mood to make any food and are looking to order food in. You can do so by finding a restaurant and seeing if they order directly. Otherwise, you can use one of the main 3 apps (Available on iPhone and Android), Deliveroo, Uber Eats and Just Eat. A lot of these apps will also provide promotions to those who have set up their account for the first time.

The links for these apps are below:






For those who want to travel into central Birmingham or for those who perhaps want a lie in an extra 10 minutes in bed. Below, we have detailed what buses are available from the local bus stops:

76 – To Solihull


X22 Platinum – Central Birmingham/New Street/University


10S – Selly Oak and surrounding area



In terms of paying for the bus, you can do this through contactless on your debit/credit card. The costing are pasted below: https://nxbus.co.uk/west-midlands/contactless



The closest train station to the accommodation is University station. This will provide you with a quick alternative of getting to New Street Station. Alternatively it can also provide transport to wider Birmingham as shown below:

by train - Birmingham & West Midlands Pituitary Group

In order to purchase your train ticket, you can purchase online or at the station. However, we would recommend you buy online or in advance for peak times of the day.

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