About Metro Student Accommodation

Your student accommodation taken care of

We know you don’t want to spend your student life worrying about your student house. Thats why we have made everything as simple and straightforward as it can be. Even better all of our properties are finished to a very high standard, and some are brand new.

All of our student houses comply with each councils regulations, and often go far beyond this. We have fitted out most of our properties with high speed internet, large communal living areas and double beds.  

We currently have house, flats and studios in 6 cities for several different universities including; University of Bath & Bath Spa University, Bristol University & UWEPlymouth University, Swansea University and the University of Central Lancashire.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Meet our Team

We have a small but very experienced and enthusiastic team focused on ensuring that all of your accommodation needs are met. It will help us to resolve any queries or issues more quickly if these are addressed to the appropriate member of the team as below:

David and Suzanne at Metro


Suzanne & David Peterman

Suzanne and David Peterman deal with any major non routine matters. 

They can also be contacted directly if you are not happy with the way anything has been dealt with by the responsible member of the team.

David & Suzanne set up Metro in 1998, which has grown, successfully covering 5 major university cities.

David & Suzanne continue to be closely involved with the business, in particular ensuring that the properties are kept in good condition and involved with any major issues related to the tenancies.

Outside of the office they both enjoy boating and spending time on the river.

Email David & Suzanne
Tel: +44(0)1491 527 500

Rent and Payments

Jan Siddell

Jan deals with all financial matters including rent and repayment of deposits.

Jan deals with everything to do with money, collection of rents and payments to suppliers.

Jan joined very soon after the business was started and has been working in the business for around 20 years.

During her personal time, Jan enjoys concerts and festivals.

Email: Email Jan
Tel: +44(0)1491 527 500

Janet and Teresa at Metro


Janet Tinnion & Teresa Vaughan

Janet and Teresa deal with all matters related to property viewings, rental agreements, and general administration.

Janet manages advertising and the issuing of tenancy agreements, arranging viewings and general administration and has been with Metro for 7 years

Outside of the office Janet spends her time with family and friends in between trying to train, what may be, an untrainable terrier called Milo.

Teresa has been with Metro for 2 years and works across all areas of the business, supporting the rest of the team.

In her spare time Teresa enjoys renovating her home and planning holidays with or without her grown up family.

Email: Email Janet & Teresa
Tel: +44(0)1491 527 500

Sandra at Metro


Sandra Haines

Sandra deals with all matters related to property maintenance like water leaks, furniture replacement, gardens and rubbish.

Sandra deals with arranging maintenance and ensuring all necessary repairs are completed in a timely manner.

Sandra has been working with Metro for around 10 years, so very experienced and well aware of what needs to be done!

Sandra is an extremely talented artist, and supplies the office with beautiful home grown vegetables from her allotment – the woman never stops!

Email: Email Sandra

** Please note that due to the nature of Sandra’s work she is not office based and therefore the email below is the quickest way of contacting her.

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Student Feedback

Read what our students have to say about Metro and our properties.

I just wanted to thank you for everything last year... speaking with friends in Bath, we’ve had the best pick of the landlords...
by Emma
107 Wells Road, Bath
I just wanted to say ‘thank you’ for the house this year, it was a pleasure to live in! Such a lovely place.
by Alex
2 Chesterfield Road, Bristol
Thanks for being such friendly, approachable and responsive landlords...
by Harry
107 Wells Road, Bath
"Best quality student housing available in Preston with fantastic service to the tenant, we had a really enjoyable time and everyone has been so helpful".
by Jamie
1st Floor Flat, Guild Tavern, Preston
Thanks for being fantastic landlords this year... we would like to thank you guys for being so helpful with everything...
by Dan
89 Wells Road, Bath
I would like to say a big thank you for the support you have given us throughout the year, especially during period where we had positive Covid cases and the speed at which you deal with any maintenance issues that occurred.
by Alex
19 Gwydr Crescent, Swansea
"Thanks for everything, I'll be sure to recommend Metro..."
by Ed
4 Sketty Road, Swansea
This is the perfect flat. It's exactly what every student is looking for and the price is great..."
Jessica student staying with Metro
by Jessica
1st Floor Flat, Mutley Tavern, Plymouth
We, as a house, have really appreciated the smooth transition felt when moving in and the rapid communication on your team’s behalf... the house has felt like home this semester.
by Peter
89 Wells Road, Bath
I had a good time while living at the Jazz Bar, one of the best student accommodations I've lived in, in Preston. Thank you so much!
by Al-Hareth


From 1st August 2022, our new address is: Old Ship House, Wharfe Lane, Henley on Thames, RG9 2LL.
Tel: +44(0)1491 527 500

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