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thestudio is located about 50 yards up Cannon Street (from New Street) on the right or 50 yards down from House of Fraser on the left.

By Rail
There are three railway stations within walking distance of thestudio: Birmingham New Street, Snow Hill and Moor Street. New Street Station is just three minutes walk from thestudio. Train times and fares can be found here.


Walking from New Street Station - 3 minutes
Exit the North exit ‘Stephenson Street’ or ‘New Street entrance’ and head up Lower Temple street past Café Nero. Turn right at Starbucks and continue down New Street (Tesco on your left). Cannon Street is the second street on the left, past the Ted Baker shop.  thestudio is halfway up Cannon Street on the right hand side.



Parking
There are several car parks within walking distance of thestudio. We recommend either NCP High Street, or NCP Londonderry House both around five minutes walk away. The postcode for satnav is B4 7LN and B4 7LX.

To obtain discounted parking for the NCP car parks please ask for a voucher from our reception. Please note we can no longer offer discounted parking at the Mailbox.

Walking from High Street NCP Car Park - 5 minutes
Exit the car park, turn left and walk down Dale End. Turn right opposite Marks & Spencers and head up Union Street, continue until you cross Corporation Street. Cannon Street is the first on the left, thestudio is halfway down Cannon Street on the left hand side.



Walking from Londonderry House NCP Car Park
Exit the car park and walk up Newton street to the mini roundabout on Corporation Street, (you will see the law courts to your right), turn left and follow corporation street (crossing the roundabout) all the way to House of Fraser on the right. Turn right immediatly after House of Fraser and Cannon Street is the first road on the left and the studio is halfway down on the left hand side.




By Road

From the North via M6
Leave the M6 at jct 6 (signposted Birmingham East and Central) then follow the A38(M) for approx 2 miles. Continue forward onto A38 but keep left (do not go over the first flyover) and turn off A38 (signposted Bull Ring Shopping). At the roundabout take the first exit past the fire station. Follow James Watt Queensway for a quarter of a mile and turn right (signposted High Street parking) Follow Dale End and Albert Street Car Park Entrance on the left hand side.

From London and the South East via M40
At Jct 3A of the M40 take theleft hand lane and Join the M42(N) Exit the M42 at Jct 4. Take the second exit at the roundabout and follow A34 (Stratford Road) towards Birmingham for approx 9 miles. At the Camp Hill Circus roundabout take the second  exit straight on and follow the B4100 past the Renault garage on the left up through Digbeth. The road bears left and right then passes St Martins Church - keep Bull Ring on your left and turn left onto Moat Lane. The road immediately bears to the right, stay in the left lane and take the second left onto Albert Street, High Street Car Park is immediately in front of you.


From the South West via M5
Leave the M5 at junction 1, turn right, the 4th exit, A41 Birmingham Road. Follow the A41 for three miles then keep left avoiding the flyover and at Holloway Head Roundabout take the ring road signposted A38(M) Go straight over first roundabout then turn right following signs for City Centre and Bull Ring Parking, Children's Hospital. Follow New Town Row, keeping on the right to go under Lancaster Circus underpass. Follow James Watt Queensway for a quarter of a mile and turn right (signposted High Street parking) Follow Dale End and High Street Car Park Entrance on the left hand side.


Disabled Parking
The closest disabled parking spot is on Waterloo Street which is just around the corner from Cannon Street. Delegates would need an Orange or Blue Badge. Birmingham City Council information for disabled parking can be found here.


By Bicycle
If you wish to arrive by bike we can store your bike in our secure basement, just ask reception on arrival.

Staying over?
We offer preferential accommodation rates with Staybridge Suites Birmingham, for further information or reservations call 0121 289 3636 quoting “the studio” at the time of booking.


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Call the Birmingham venue direct on 0121 634 2800 and we'll do our best to guide you in.


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thestudio is located at the Hive on Lever Street, in Manchester's vibrant Northern Quarter, only 5-10 minutes walk from Manchester Piccadilly and with excellent bus and tram stops close by. The closest tram stop is Piccadilly Gardens. Our nearest car park is Church Street, the postcode for this is M4 1LX.   There is no parking at the Hive, for drop-off or pick-up the postcode to use in your SAT NAV is M1 1BB. (Our postcode is new so this is for Griffin house which is opposite)

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

Walking from Manchester Piccadilly Station - 10 mins
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.



Parking

There are several car parks within easy walking distance of thestudio, the nearest is Church Street, the postcode for this is M4 1LX.

To obtain discounted parking at the Northern Quarter Church Street 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 £5.50.

Walking from Church Street Car Park - 3 mins
To walk to the studio from this car park, 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, thestudio at the Hive is located on your left opposite Griffin House



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. thestudio is located on your left after approximately 50 metres.

By Bicycle
Bike racking, changing rooms and showers are located on the ground floor of our Manchester location and are available for the use of studio guests. If you’re arriving by bicycle then please let us know and we will confirm arrangements to you. .

Staying over?
If you’re looking for overnight accommodation in either of our cities we’re happy to make recommendations.

Disabled Parking
The closest disabled parking spot is on Port Street which is just around the corner from Lever Street. Delegates would need an Orange or Blue Badge. Manchester City Council information for disabled parking can be found here.


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Lost?

Call the Manchester venue direct on 0121 634 2851 and we'll do our best to guide you in.