Moving In

We’re always delighted to welcome new residents to our vertical neighbourhood here at TheStudios – and to make your moving in process with us as easy and enjoyable as possible – here’s what to expect when you join us.

Save the Date

Once all the paperwork for your new studio apartment has been completed, we’ll arrange your moving-in date, which will typically never be more than two weeks from the date of your initial reservation. You’re moving-in time will also be confirmed with you during the application process.

Moving in at TheStudios generally takes place between 9am and 5pm, from Mondays to Fridays. If you need to move in at a time outside this range, we will always make alternative arrangements to welcome you to the property at a time that better suits you.

Day One

When you arrive at TheStudios on your first day, a member of our friendly team will greet you and welcome you into the building, before going through the following steps with you:

  • Payments: We’ll arrange and take the first rental payment for your studio, along with the remaining £600 of the deposit – unless this has been paid prior to moving in.
  • Access: We’ll then hand over your key card(s), which will give you access to all the communal areas inside TheStudios, as well as unlocking your apartment’s front door.
  • Parking: If you have rented a parking space, too, we will provide you with your parking permit and access fob to the car park, before showing you where your designated parking space is.
  • Fire Safety: Next, we’ll go through the fire-safety procedures for the building with you, to ensure you fully understand what to do if you hear the fire alarm or in the event of a fire.
  • Welcome Pack: Finally, we’ll go through the documents provided in your welcome pack, including the welcome sheet, prohibited items sheet and key points of your agreement.

Your Studio

Once the tour of our shared areas on the ground floor is complete, we will show you up to your new studio apartment. On our way there, we’ll also show you where to find the following:

  • There are two property management boards on each floor. We’ll show you where they are.
  • We’ll also show you where to find the fire assembly area.
  • Finally, we’ll show you your communal kitchen and show you how to get to your new studio.

We will then enter your studio and carry out the following:

  • We’ll ensure your key card unlocks your studio’s front door.
  • Then it’s time to go through and sign the check-in inventory. We encourage you to have a really good look around your studio and, if you notice any damage, make us aware of it at this moment, so we can make note of it on the inventory. Otherwise, you will be charged for the damage at the end of the tenancy.
  • Finally, we are required to take a photo of you for our online portal.

At the end of your move-in procedure, you will have the opportunity to ask any questions that you may still have. Then, we’ll leave you to unpack, settle in, relax and get to know your new home and meet your neighbours. Should you have any further queries, you will always find a member of our team on site to talk to.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I reserve a studio?

Once you have viewed TheStudios and you're happy to proceed, an initial holding fee of £200 is required- payable by bank transfer or debit/credit card. This enables us to undertake referencing and processing of your application which takes approximately 5 days. Once both parties are satisfied you can then take up residency with us within 2 weeks on completion of all registration documentation. The additional £600 of the £800 deposit would be required to be paid when moving into TheStudios, along with your first month of rent. The deposit is refundable upon vacating your studio as long as there are no rental arrears or any damage to the furnishings.

When can I check in?

You can check between Monday and Friday between 9am and 5pm, unless agreed otherwise. Once all the correspondence is in place, our lettings team will arrange a date and time for your arrival.

What furnishings are in each studio?

Our studios are fully furnished with the following:

  • Bed
  • Beside table, chest of drawers, desk,
  • Chair and wardrobe.
  • Safe
  • Ensuite
  • Kitchenette including microwave, kettle, cutlery and fridge/freezer.
Is there security 24/7?

Our concierge is present on-site from 6pm to 6am daily, and 24 hours during the weekend. However, there is always a member of staff on site. Communal areas and external areas of the building are monitored by CCTV to ensure the safety and security of our residents.

What does it mean if bills are included in rent?

All utility bills are included in the monthly rent advertised. This includes gas, electricity, council tax and water. We offer a FREE Wi-Fi for all residents.

Is there a maximum or minimum stay?

There is no maximum length of stay, however, our minimum term contract is 4 months.

What do I do if I lose my fob/card and can't enter my flat?

We always have a member of staff on site who will be able to let you back into your studio, should you forget your key card. However, if you lose your key card, we will be able to issue you a replacement for £10.

Can I extend my tenancy?

Our minimum term tenancy is 4 months. After this period, your contract will automatically switch to rolling, meaning that you are able to occupy your studio until you hand in your notice. We require a 4 week notice period to vacate your studio.

Can children live at TheStudios?

No children are allowed to live at TheStudios, nor can children go above the ground floor under any circumstances. Children are strictly allowed within the ground floor communal areas between the hours of 6am to 9pm, however, they must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Is there bike or motorcycle storage?

Yes, we have a bicycle storage shed and a motorbike unit. All bicycles can be stored in our bike shed.

Is parking included?

Parking is not included in the monthly rent. However, we can issue you a car parking pass for an additional £70 per month.

How do I report a problem or issue?

During the day, you can find a member of staff onsite to assist with any queries or potential needs you may have.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, we do not allow any pets within the rooms at TheStudios.

Get in Touch

Already dreaming of your moving-in date? Then get in touch with us today to start the process and reserve your studio apartment here on Birch Street in Wolverhampton. You’ll be enjoying the views and luxury spaces before you know it!

The Studios, 24 Birch Street,
Wolverhampton,WV1 4JA

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