Canvas Manchester, River Street Tower, 2 River Street, Manchester, M15 5GQ

Next generation student living from £364 per week

Manchester is a trend-setter, a game-changer. Big things happen here. Here is where movements are born, scenes grow and lifestyles develop. It’s a place where you can be yourself, stand up for what you believe in and find others just like you. It’s a city with universities built to help you live out the dreams in your head, and a Canvas to start a revolution from your bed. 

We're social bees here in Manchester and Canvas student accommodation is designed to allow you to work hard and play hard whilst feeling at home. We're a community here, we're 24-hr support, we're a place where life works. This is next generation Manchester student living with a spectrum of possibilities.

What's nearby

  • University of Manchester 10 minutes walk
  • Manchester Metropolitan 10 minutes walk
  • University of Salford 25 minutes via public transport
  • Oxford Road train station 10 minutes walk
  • Manchester city centre 20 minutes walk


Our properties are ideally located, well connected and offer a range of on-site amenities.

Utility bills included
Free WiFi from 100 MB/S
Games Room
Study Spaces
Social Spaces
24Hr Team
Online & Onsite events calendar
Laundry Room
Secure Entry


When it’s a space tailored to your lifestyle. When it’s home to live in, with all the comforts you need to study and relax, map your dreams and plot your schemes. When it’s a community to feel safe in, with all the support and facilities you need to live well and be social, feed your soul and accomplish goals. When it’s a Canvas, you can truly make your mark.

Canvas Manchester offers a range of different room types from Studios and En Suites, to 2 Bed and 3 Bed Apartments with a variety of views over the city. Whether you're looking for more of your own space or want to cook up a storm with your fellow residents in a shared kitchen, Manchester student living never looked so good.



  • Private Rooms
  • 17 - 32 SQM

En Suite


  • Private Rooms
  • 13 - 24 SQM



  • Private Rooms
  • 8 - 10 SQM

Ideally located Manchester Student Accommodation

Searching for your ideal Manchester student accommodation? Look no further than Canvas. You’ll find Canvas Manchester perfectly positioned in the heart of the city, just 20 minutes walk from the centre with great transport links close by. We're ideally situated for a variety of universities and colleges including Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Manchester which are just 10 minutes walk and Salford University which is just 25 minutes via public transport. We understand that your university adventure starts here and we’re with you every step. Your story, your way.

What's nearby

  • University of Manchester 10 minutes walk
  • Manchester Metropolitan University 10 minutes walk
  • University of Salford 25 minutes via public transport

Note, newly refurbished ground floor CGIs are for illustrative purposes only


Start living life your way. Start with Canvas. Where life works.

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