thestudio, The Hive, 51 Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1FN

We are excited to announce a brand new venue for 2017. The Sales Conversion Conference will be taking place at thestudio, Manchester.


Funky with great coffee and perfectly positioned in the heart of the bustling Northern Quarter, thestudio, Manchester is easily accessible, and is walking distance from Manchester Piccadilly Station, Manchester Victoria Station and the Metrolink.


How to Find thestudio, Manchester

By Rail 

There are two main line stations within walking distance of thestudio, Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria. Train times can be found here

Walking directions to thestudio from Manchester Piccadilly.

On leaving Piccadilly Station via ‘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, thestudio is located on your left at 51 The Hive.

By Tram

The closest tram stop is Piccadilly Gardens and thestudio is a short walk from the stop.

By Park & Ride

You can park for free at any rail station or Metrolink tram stop in Greater Manchester and take a connecting rail service to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station. For more information visit the Transport for Greater Manchester website..


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 thestudio 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. 

If you are driving to the conference, please be aware all main routes into Manchester City Centre become extremely congested in the morning rush hour. Please do take into account the expected traffic when planning your journey to the conference.