Address: Rue de la Petite Île 1, 1070 Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium. Build name: Studio CityGate
How to get to the address
By public transport 🚆
From Brussels South Train Station:
The space is located at 1200m from Brussels south transtation, about a 15 minute walk Route on OpenStreetMap
From Brussels South Train Station you can also take a bus that stops near the hackerspace:
- STIB bus 78 ( stop “Deux Gares” ) - 200m walk
By car 🚘
Most of the time, there are free parking spots in Rue des Goujons. At the front gate (Rue de la petite île), there’s toll parking (since the summer of 2022).
Brussels has a vast offering in shared mobility. Use a bike, step or even car using the appropriate plans.
At night: Collecto
NOTICE: This service is suspended until further notice. Officially due to COVID19-measures. Check the website for updates.
To get back at your home/hotel, there is ‘Collecto’. A Taxi picks you up at certain points and brings you to your destination within the Brussels region for 6 euro (5 if you have a STIB subscription). Fixed price.
You can order a Collecto at any time between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m, but it is advisable to order at least 20 minutes in advance. If you do not have a smartphone to use the application (Android - [Apple](You can order a Collecto at any time between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m, but it is advisable to order at least 20 minutes in advance. If you do not have a smartphone to use the application, you can also call 02/800 36 36 to reserve your Collecto.)), you can also call 02/800 36 36 to reserve your Collecto.
There is a collecto startpoint around the corner, at 350m. see https://www.openstreetmap.org/directions?engine=fossgis_valhalla_foot&route=50.83196%2C4.32460%3B50.83219%2C4.32177
How to get to the Hackerspace once you have reached the address
Gates and doors are often closed and locked, since the Studio CityGate building offers space to many different organisations and artists but can also attract undesired visitors. If you get stuck then please call +32 2 880 40 04 to reach the hackerspace and someone will come down to help you. When you become a member of HSBXL you will receive the necessary codes to enter on your own.
Enter the Pink Gate and walk to Door A
Two different gates grant access to the parking lot of Studio CityGate, one in Rue des Doujons and one in Rue de la Petite Ile. The latter is painted pink and is the easiest to access and find. The exact address of the Address of the pink gate is Rue de la Petite Ile 1 (Klein Eilandstraat 1)
Find the door with the A
Once you are in the parking lot, look for the door with the A. This door has a keycode and is always locked, so if you are not a member it’s best to call now (+32 2 880 40 04) so someone can come down and open up the door. If you can’t find the door with the A, they can also help find you.
Up the stairs and follow the arrows
Once you are inside, you go up several flights of stairs and follow the arrows and HSBXL-related signage until you arrive at the hacker space. You can always call if you get lost.
Follow the black arrows