Old banking hall for the new way of working

10 seats

16 amenities

Hosted by Lou

Key features

  • Historic building
  • Inspiring atmosphere
  • Central location


Our unique workspace is housed in an awe-inspiring Edwardian baroque building and former banking hall that was once the ‘Athenaeum’, one of the city’s most notorious watering holes. With imposing high ceilings, original marble, wood panelling and exquisite art nouveau details, our vibrant brasserie offers relaxed yet sophisticated workspace in the heart of the city, a short stroll from the Northern Quarter. Meeting rooms to collaborative hot desks.

Please note, external food & drink is not allowed in this venue.


  • bike storage
  • breakout
  • cafe
  • coffee station
  • comfy chairs
  • covid cleaning
  • disabled access
  • event space
  • fibre optic wifi
  • games room
  • quiet space
  • reception
  • sanitiser
  • sufficient lighting
  • toilet sink
  • water station

Opening times

  • Monday: 09:00 AM-05:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 09:00 AM-05:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 09:00 AM-05:30 PM
  • Thursday: 09:00 AM-05:30 PM
  • Friday: 09:00 AM-05:30 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

About the Neighbourhood

Located in the heart of the city centre, you are surrounded by all the best Manchester must-sees, including the very best restaurants the city has to offer. With close transport links, you are just a 3 minute walk from Manchester Victoria Station, a central tram stop that can take you to just about anywhere your heart desires (within Manchester).




Hello - I'm Lou! I'm here to welcome you into our beautiful space, and help you have a productive workday.

Product Location

1 York St, Manchester M2 2AW, UK