Based in the historic landmark of the old Express building. Here, you’ll find brave minds and companies defining the future of how we shop, eat, wear, game, watch and ultimately, live.
Chris Buckley, Founder and CEO of Pixel Kicks
Love from our members:
"The work that Huckletree has done to the Express Building in Manchester is stunning, and it makes you feel proud to work there. It feels like you’re truly at the cutting-edge of the city and everything it has to offer."
Chris Buckley, Founder and CEO of Pixel Kicks
Huckletree Ancoats is based across three floors of the pioneering Express Building, an Art Deco masterpiece and icon of Northern creativity. Inspired by the avant garde Memphis movement, we’ve transformed three levels into a bold haven for the city’s most innovative and ambitious minds.
Our Northern flagship is home to founders, startups, creative agencies and innovation teams defining the media and digital lifestyle landscape, including retail disruptors Depop, visionary digital agency Pixel Kicks and research and strategy leaders, Engine Transformation.
Tell your brand’s story and hit the airwaves in our in-house Podcast Studio.
Channel Manchester’s musical heritage with pop-up gigs or host a meet-up in our Live Lounge.
Recharge away from your screen in our softly-lit Imaginarium meditation space.
Video calls, zoom calls, private chats, we’ve got you covered. We’ve designed soundproof booths in hidden nooks.
Need a tech timeout or a quiet team catch up? Hit up our serendipitous collaboration zones, found on each floor.
Meet Musclefood group, the scaleup working to be the best online healthy food retailer in Europe, bringing healthy options to over 2.3m customers in the UK and now in Europe.LEARN MORE
Industrial heritage. Creative future. Now touted as one of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world, Ancoats is the city’s spiritual home for disruptors. Indie boutiques, cult comedy clubs, world-renowned coffee roasters and Manchester’s first Michelin starred restaurant: all neighbours (and favourites) of Huckletree Ancoats.
Situated in the iconic Express Building, Huckletree Ancoats is a short walk from Piccadilly train station, Piccadilly Gardens and Northern Quarter. Enter via Great Ancoats Street.
Escape the video calls and get back to business in our custom and COVID-compliant meeting spaces.
Taking its name from the Memphis era, Carlton is the perfect meeting space for pitches, product launches or team briefings.FROM £25/H (+VAT)
The one for the interview. This intimate meeting space is perfect for one to one team meetings, or finding your next team member.FROM £30/H (+VAT)
Built to inspire. Our Bel Air meeting room has been created for everything from pitch presentations to interviews and panels. This meeting room can seat 6-12 people depending on availability.FROM £30/H (+VAT)
The one for team check-ins. Huckletree Ancoats' Dylan meeting room is equipped with everything you need including HD camera display, table microphone, whiteboard and wireless connectivity.FROM £30/H (+VAT)
Named after one of the founding members of the Memphis movement, the creative surroundings of our Aldo meeting room are perfect for your next team meeting.FROM £30/H (+VAT)
The one to impress. For your next board meeting, look no further. Sowden has been created to spark creativity, and is equipped with everything you need, from hydration to HD display and table microphone.FROM £35/H (+VAT)
Taking its namesake from the birthplace of the Memphis movement, our Milan meeting room has been created to inspire creativity.FROM £30/H (+VAT)
Marc joins Huckletree from the wonderful world of hospitality and is passionate about all things ‘food and beverage’ and great service. After years working across Europe he’s finally returned to his roots in Manchester to help deliver great service to the Ancoats community. Need to know the latest cool restaurant opening in town? Ask away!
Alastair has worked in the industry for a little while now, and was eventually lured to Huckletree earlier in 2021 (we get them all eventually!) He lives by the mandate that variety is the spice of life, and can be found cheering on his beloved Blackburn Rovers, taking in a performance at the theatre, or singing in his local choral group. Superpower: secret virtuoso
Melissa is an all-round creative with a passion for people! Before Huckletree, she was Creative Manager at WEARECOW and also has a degree in Graphic Design + Art Direction. You'll usually find her chatting to members and putting on killer events at Huckletree Ancoats. Superpower: Epic events insider.
Born & raised in Hull, Will came to the 0161 to study music at uni. Since then he’s had a varied career, from teaching samba music with NCS and planning events with Manchester Jazz Festival to consulting on business growth for members of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. You’ll find Will at Front of House - pop along and say hi! Superpower: makes the tastiest focaccia ever