Visit information

Getting to The Hive

By Train: Worcester Foregate Street is the nearest station. Exit the station and turn left. At the traffic lights turn right into The Butts, The Hive is at the bottom of the road. There are steps up to the main entrance or if you need step free access simply walk past the building and keep turning right until you come to the main entrance.

By Coach or minibus: There is a drop-off point on The Butts next to the building. The nearest car park for minibuses and larger vehicles is Croft Road.


Parking is available on the Crowngate car park adjacent to The Hive located on The Butts, and on the Cattle Market car park located directly in front of The Hive. There is safe pedestrian access to The Hive from both.

There is a pull in area suitable for dropping off, also located on The Butts adjacent to The Hive which has safe pedestrian access.

Bag and coat storage

A non-secured area is available on level 1 in the children's library.


The Hive has a range of rooms available which can be booked in advance for lunch. There is a hire charge attached to these rooms. Alternatively spaces can be made available for students to eat packed lunches, please advise us when booking if you will require this facility.

Food can also be purchased from the café and to avoid any waiting this can be booked in advance by emailing at least one day in advance of the booking date.

Café menu

Toilet facilities

Toilets, including disabled facilities are available on every floor of the building and there is a personal care suite on level 1.