• Co-working space

Co-working space

Below is a list of co-working spaces, shared offices or low-cost rental office options in the Greater Manchester area. 

 
altspace offers South Manchester something truly unique with flexible membership options from as little as £9 a day for a hot desk and hassle free contracts, giving the opportunity to work with like-minded people in a collaborative and accessible environment.  The company actively promotes the work of its members and has a policy of employing local businesses for work and services.  Educational opportunities include inspiring talks from local figures of interest and partnerships with community groups.
 
Our inclusive rates include free wifi and complimentary refreshments, and are as follows:
  1. Full-time*: £210 / month 
  2. Part-time (3 days per week): £155 / month
  3. One-day: £14
We also offer:
  • A bookable six-person meeting room, with TV, PC and presentation suite
  • Networking and social opportunities
  • A quiet setting to aid concentration 
  • Access to network printer and copier
  • Roof terrace
 
altspace is located on 19–23 Stamford New Road, 2nd Floor (Buzz for Databroker), Altrincham, WA14 1BN, and is open 8am–6pm, Monday–Friday.
 
Please for more information click here or mail / call [email protected] or 07946728863
 
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MadLab’s middle floor operates as a cosy and friendly Co-Working space. The introductory rate is £175 (+VAT) pcm for a full-time desk, and they also offer part-time and hot-desking rates.
 
The offices are newly refurbished, with secure fob entry, small kitchenette and support services. Membership of the Co-Working space comes with the following:
 
  • Dedicated desk-space*
  • 24/7 access*
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Storage space for your personal belongings
  • Unlimited tea and coffee
  • Use of printer, scanner and photocopier
  • Discounted standard room hire rates
  • Discounted places for in-house workshops
  • Discounted access to prototyping tools in the Nano-hackerspace
  • Special rates on all-day NCP parking (TBC)
  • Office socials

(* for full time members)

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Central Working offers great flexibility and frees you of all the hidden hassles like rates, cleaning and bills. Central Working's Deansgate club lies in the heart of Manchester, just a stone's throw from the hustle and bustle of the city centre.
 
Contact: 020 3095 6449 [email protected] or click here.
 
Twitter: @McrEscalator
 
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Hello Work provides space to host events, launches and presentations as well as hot-desks. The Old Granada Studios location has organically evolved to create an environment that supports the New Media industry including film, music, media and technology.
 
Membership Options:
  • Drop In - £25/day, One hour free, Pay hourly for the internet/use of the space 
  • Membership - £99/month, Full access to the hello hub from 9 - 6pm a week, Free filter coffee and tea, Access to Hello Work amenities, TiE membership, Free internet, Printing credits, Access to meeting room 3 hours free*, Access to events, Discount offers, Locker option**
  • Resident - £150/month, Access to permanent resident desk and locker, Full access to hello hub 24/7, Access to residents event space, Access to Hello Work amenities, TiE membership, Free internet, Printing credits, Access to meeting room 6 hours free***, Locker, Access to events, Discount offers
*3 hours free and then member rate thereafter
** Additional cost of £20 required
***6 hours free and then member rate thereafter
 
Contact: Tanya Grady 0161 710 2235 [email protected] or click here.
 
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SpacePortX is a coworking space for tech startups, creatives & developers including a community space catering for a diverse range of meetups.
 
Every desk includes the following: air conditioning; fair use printing; free coffee; maintained communal areas; modern kitchen; wireless broadband internet; access to global included network; exclusive perks & packages.
 
Membership Options:
  • Flex Member (3 months)
  • Flex Member (6 months)
  • Flex Member (12 months)
  • Founding Member (3 years)
Please contact SpaceportX for pricing on [email protected] Twitter: @SpacePortX http://spaceportx.com/
 
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The Greenhouse offers small creative businesses flexible, quirky office space. The three storey building neighbours The Pie Factory, University of Salford and ITV and is already home to a range of creative, media and digital companies. 
  • Affordable work stations from £50 per week
  • 85 offices over 3 floors
  • Furnished offices for two people upwards
  • Flexible leases from one month
  • Meeting rooms and breakout spaces
  • Dedicated on-site client manager
  • On-site car parking
Contact: Lynn Haime 0161 886 5331 [email protected] or click here
 
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The Landing offers access to events, meeting spaces, a media lounge, superb connectivity and co-working areas. It's a digital enterprise hub at the heart of MediaCityUK giving SMEs and micro-businesses the opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing business community while offering the flexibility of short-term contracts. 
 
Shared workspace / hot desks
  • 24 hour access
  • Lockers available for £5 per month and £25 deposit
  • Membership to OnThe7th, business rates and service charges included
  • MediaCityUK address
  • Free WI-FI
  • Tenant intranet for online meeting room bookings
  • Hot desks £100 per month
Rented offices
  • Ranging from 137-1428 sq ft
  • 24 hour access
  • Membership to OnThe7th, business rates and service charges included
  • Free WI-FI
  • Tenant intranet for online meeting room bookings
  • Rented offices £25 per sq ft per annum
 
 
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A beautiful, premium co-working space for freelancers, consultants and small businesses that are looking for a unique home for their business.

Dedicated Desks Only
1 Month - £250 
3 Months - £250 (2 weeks free)
6 Months - £250 (4 weeks free)

Contact: Steve Hanton 0161 235 0688 [email protected] or click here.
 
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The Assembly provides a great opportunity for collaboration, offering a stylish and attractive space to work in, where you can hold meetings with clients and work in an environment filled with other talented individuals. You'll get your own dedicated desk, fast internet and access to meeting rooms. 
 
Each desk in The Assembly costs £160 a month and includes:
  • High speed internet
  • 24/7 access
  • Co-working
  • Central location
  • Your workspace - Sign up early enough and you can pick your desk. 
  • Guests - Each membership also comes with the ability to bring a guest to work alongside you for up to 14 hours a week free of charge (space permitting)
Contact: 0161 237 9430 http://assemblymcr.com/
 
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Here at Globe Working we understand that people work differently, as such we offer a number of different solutions to help you get the best out of your working day. Whether you are a freelancer, entrepreneur, high growth or established company, startup founder or service provider, Globe Working provides the ideal environment for you and your business to thrive. Get work done, keep the team happy, be part of a community and find clients, partners and friends alike. Co-working from just £7.50 per day. Permanent desks from just £8.50 per day. Join Globe Working and enjoy: 
  • Superfast internet
  • Private secure lockers
  • Co-working
  • Ideal location
  • Access to events
  • Business / Postal address facility
  • Meeting room use
  • Bike park / Nearby parking

Contact: 0161 339 3933 globeworking.co.uk

 
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Lofthouse is a place for creatives, digitals and startups to call home, collaborate and flourish. We offer monthly desk rental in an inspiring and secure environment at a very competitive rate.
 
It is funded and supported by the Friends of Stretford Public Hall. FoSPH is a charitable community enterprise run by its members. All working together, to improve the Public Hall and offer a creative focal point for the wider community of Stretford.
 
What’s included:
  • Awesome desk space
  • 2 x meeting rooms
  • Speedy wifi
  • Kitchen & breakout area
  • Secure working environment
  • Free car & bike parking
 
It costs £140 per month on a month-by-month rolling contract. We want to be as flexible for small business as we can!
 
For more info, contact [email protected] or visit our website lofthousecreatives.co.uk
 
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Platform Four is a co-working office that brings start ups and small businesses closer to local non-profits and charities. We offer free desk space to non-profits, charities or early stage start ups through our BuyGiveWork scheme in a unique working environment built by local craftspeople and artists. 

Membership is free for all during March 2017.

  • Private offices
  • Hot desking
  • 24 hour access
  • Fast wifi & ethernet
  • Use of London office Keetons & Collett
  • Event space and meeting rooms
  • City views
  • Printing
  • Kitchen and showers
Rates: Private office from £1650+VAT pcm
           Fixed desk from £275+VAT pcm
           Free desk space for non-profits, charities or early stage start up (less than 6 months incorporated)
 
Twitter: @3spaceorg
Contact: 020 7020 3168
Address: Arena Point, 1 Hunts Bank, Manchester, M31UN
 
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Headspace Group’s brand new 15,000 sq. ft. site is a focal point for Manchester’s amazing creative community. The interior design is fun, clean and modern and comprises a mix of uniquely designed private offices and co-working spaces, all equipped to a high specification. 
 
Additional facilities include a nap room, a range of uniquely themed meeting rooms, private work booths, refreshment bars, reception area and shower rooms, as well as a 60-person event space with stunning views overlooking the entire city. The community is managed by a dedicated on-site team and curates a range of social and business events ranging from panel discussions and workshops to yoga and social events.
 
Private Office starts from - £1,000 per month
 
Co/lab starts from - £199 per month
 
Membership starts from - £30 per month
 
Contact:
0161 302 6500
 
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Accelerate Places is a flexible coworking growth hub, designed to provide the best possible workspace, business support, opportunities, and access to services to help grow your business. Backed by leading venture builder Blenheim Chalcot, members’ can take advantage of over 18 years’ experience building businesses from business mentors and access to professional services, all under one roof.
 
Accelerate Manchester is the third location in the Accelerate group, which also includes hubs in London and Nottingham. Located in a central, Grade-II listed building, on site facilities include a private members’ café, flexible event space, tech-enabled meeting rooms, phone booths, shower, and a dedicated community team.
 
The space launches officially in April 2017, and members can enjoy their first month rent free. Prices are all inclusive of dedicated desk hire, locker, 24/7 access, printing, complimentary refreshments and meeting room usage.
 
Individual desk: £295 + VAT p/m
Private office: £325 + VAT per desk p/m
 
To book a tour, email Community Manager Lisa Murgatroyd on [email protected] or call 0161 399 0285
 
Twitter: @AcclerateMCR
 
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Workplace is so much more than a desk. It's a lifestyle. A place for professional coworking and collaboration, building business and sharing stories. Our team are passionate about looking after our members. We make sure every aspect of your time at work is like being in a five-star hotel, with immaculate facilities, stylish business lounge, an unlimited supply of quality teas, coffees and treats, high-speed wifi and a welcoming team always on hand to help, ensuring your experience is always the best it can be. Workplace members are an eclectic mix of experienced consultants, dynamic freelancers, new and established businesses and remote workers. But what they all have in common is a passion for their work and a drive to work better.
 
Coworking starts from just £11 a day and includes:
  • Hot desks, business lounge and kitchen
  • Unlimited illy coffee, teas, treats and fruit
  • Guest access for up to 2 people and up to 2 hours per day
  • Lockers, bike storage and showers
  • Discounted parking on the doorstep
  • Discounts with local retail and food outlets
  • Free yoga classes and networking events
  • Use of mailing and business address
  • Full time business support and customer care team
 
For more information, contact [email protected], call 0161 974 6000 or just pop in for a visit.