The Hive

The hive now has its own dedicated website at

The Hive is a new venture by The Co-operative Academy of Manchester and its partners, aiming to create a buzz about employment and entrepreneurship opportunities in Blackley and North Manchester.

As well as preparing our students for a successful future, we are also committed to supporting the wider community.

The new facility will be a true hive of activity, housing:

  • Meeting rooms 
  • Training suites including for IT training
  • 5 low-cost pods offering affordable office space for start-ups, home workers, freelancers and small businesses - perfect for those working in creative and digital media. 

For further information, please contact Lee Davies at the academy. Email  or call 0161 795 3005. 

  • yes manchester

The Hive is also home to one of Yes Manchester's centres.

Yes is a social enterprise launched to help north Manchester residents find fantastic local jobs and take advantage of great training and volunteering opportunities.

For further information please visit