Habitat Studios is located in the Heart of Manchester, just a short walk from Piccadilly Station and offers an amazing recording and rehearsal spaces for up to eight musicians with access to refreshments, in-house shop, and the option to rent Amps.

All rooms have been professionally acoustically treated to give a true reflection of your music and ambient lighting to provide the perfect creative space. It is an ideal location for Professional Videos, Photoshoots, and Live Events which we can coordinate.

Rehearsals are available 7 days a week 10am until 10pm. If you require times earlier or later than listed please call 07889553015.

We offer great rates, with a minimum booking of 2 hours, with rehearsal prices starting from £22. Feel free to bring your own backline or we can supply Guitar Amps, Bass Amps, Drum Shells, and Floor Monitors free of charge.


Check Out Our Discounted Offer

Get 10% Discount on your first rehearsal | Use the code “STUDENT10” on Booking Form.


Full back line provided

 Including PA , Mics , Drums , Snare , Cymbals , Kick , x2 Amps


Room Capacity

Room 1 has a cpacity of 8 persons Room 3 has a capacity of 5 persons.


Rehearsal Hire

Room 1 – 2hrs  = £24.50 | 3hrs = £30 | 4hrs = £38 | 5hrs = £47 | £6hrs = £56 | 8hrs = £70 | 12hrs = £95
Room 3 – 2hrs  = £23 | 3hrs = £29 | 4hrs = £36 | 5hrs = £44 | £6hrs = £54 | 8hrs = £65 | 12hrs = £94

Off Peak Rates

All rooms now offer Off Peak Rates. Off Peal Rates 10am – 2pm Monday – Friday. Just £7.50 per hour!

Monthly Hire (4 sessions per month)

Room 14hr slot £110 | 8hr slot £210
Room 3 – 4hr slot £110 | 8hr slot £210



The studio will also benefit from an in-house shop stocking everything from strings and picks to drinks and snacks.
We will be expanding on this in the months to come by working with local vendors and companies to support local businesses.


Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
Meeting Room
Chill Out Area
On-Site parking and overspill onto CakeBread Street

Tesco 5 minutes walk away

Our Address is: Habitat Studios, Progress House 2nd Floor, Charlton Place, Ardwick, Manchester. M12 6HS
We are just a short walk from Piccadilly Station, and located very close to the Apollo Theatre (on the opposite side of Ardwick Green), just of the A6 before you get to Mancunian way.
If travelling by car, turn Left (if coming from City Center) at Spirit Studios (SSR) and we are around 50 meters down the road.