The Studio Manchester
The Hive
51 Lever Street
M1 1FN

By Train

There are two main line stations within walking distance of The Studio Manchester: Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria. Train times and fares can be found here.

By Tram

The closest tram stop is Piccadilly Gardens. Tram times can be found here.

By Road

From the Inner Ring Road (Great Ancoats Street) turn into Newton Street, take the 5th Right onto Hilton Street which becomes Stevenson Square. Turn right onto Lever Street. The Studio Manchester is located on your left after approximately 50 metres. The entrance is at number 51 The Hive (the 3rd entrance on the left).


The nearest car park is NCP Northern Quarter; the postcode for this is M4 1LX. There is no onsite parking at the Hive.

To obtain discounted parking at the NCP car park simply ask for an NCP validation ticket at The Studio Manchester reception. When you are ready to exit the car park, simply insert your original parking ticket into the payment machines along with the validation ticket to activate the discount. The maximum day rate will be then be reduced to £6.

Disabled Parking

The closest disabled parking spot is on Port Street which is just around the corner from Lever Street. An Orange or Blue Badge is required.

By Foot

Walking from Piccadilly Station (10 minutes)
Leave via the Piccadilly exit, turn right, walking down the ramp towards the city centre and Piccadilly Gardens. Follow the path until you see Tesco Express on your left hand side. Cross over Newton Street and take the next turning on the right into Lever Street, continue along crossing Back Piccadilly, Dale Street, Stevenson Square and Faraday Street, The Studio Manchester is located on your left at 51 The Hive. Walking directions can be found here.

Walking from NCP Northern Quarter car park (3 minutes)
Leave via the Tib Street exit, turn left and cross into Hilton Street, follow Hilton Street which crosses Oldham Street, then Spear Street becoming Stevenson Square. At Stevenson Square turn left onto Lever Street, The Studio Manchester at the Hive is located on your left opposite Griffin House. The entrance is at number 51 The Hive (the 3rd entrance on the left). Walking directions can be found here.