Warehouse Venues for Hire in Manchester

Warehouse Venues for Hire in Manchester

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Looking to hire a warehouse for your next event? Manchester’s northern charm and industrial past offer some great opportunities for this type of modern venue hire. Warehouses offer the benefit of enormous amounts of space in which your imagination can roam wild. Need an awesome raw background for a photoshoot, conference or product launch? Or perhaps you want a vintage feel for your rustic wedding? Warehouses are just the thing. Check out the best warehouse venues for hire in Manchester, create a shortlist of your favourites and start booking today!

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Warehouse Venues Hire Guide

Warehouses are perfect for any of these - and Manchester is a great place for this type of hire. Trafford Wharf is a great place to get started in your hunt. This area is known for the Victoria Warehouse with its over 10,000 sqm of floor space and the convenience of a boutique hotel right next door. Most Manchester warehouse venues are not too far from the River Irwell, and can be found along the quays and in the riverfront districts in the Northern Quarter. As these venues are often offered on dry hire, you have few restrictions on the catering or look of your next great event! Head on over to our platform and start your search today - we’ll help you find the perfect spot!

FAQs about Warehouse Venues in Manchester

What's the cost of hiring a warehouse venue in Manchester?

The fees at warehouses for hire in Manchester depend on the size of the space, available facilities, and the duration of your booking. If you want to hire a warehouse venue by the hour, most of them will charge you between £30 and £100 per hour. However, some of the largest spaces can cost up to £300 per hour. Per session fees, which usually range anywhere from £200 up to £1,200, allow you to use the venue for a few hours. In case your event is longer, you can hire a warehouse for between £320 and £3,000 per day. Remember to check if any additional fees apply to your booking! (All data from Tagvenue.)

What kinds of warehouse venues can I find in Manchester?

If you’re after a warehouse for hire in Manchester, you’ll be spoilt for choice. These venues are characterised by a great variety, so they can serve many different purposes. Some of the most common warehouse venue types you’ll find in the area include:

  • Dry hire warehouses. These venues are blank canvas spaces, which means you have great freedom when it comes to planning your event there. Usually, you can decorate the space as you wish, including your own furnishings, equipment, and catering. This type of warehouse is perfect for all kinds of events, from conferences to dance and yoga classes, fashion shows, photo shoots, and weddings. Studio One at The Life Centre North Manchester City Centre and 1830 Warehouse at Science and Industry Museum, both located in Deansgate, are some of such venues available on our website.
  • Photography and filming studios. Many warehouses have been converted into studio spaces with modern equipment, great lighting, and seamless backgrounds. Whether you need to shoot a commercial or host an editorial photography session, you’ll find something for yourself in Manchester! We can recommend the spaces at Lawsun Studios in Collyhurst or Un.titled Studio in Salford.
  • Warehouse bars and restaurants. Dreaming of hosting a party or networking event at a warehouse? It’s possible in Manchester! These venues have a unique industrial atmosphere and fully stocked bars to meet all your expectations. Some of the best warehouse bars in Manchester include The Bar at fivefourstudios in Ordsall and Quarter House in Manchester Piccadilly.

How early should I book a warehouse venue in Manchester?

The recommended booking time depends on the scale of your event. For most of them, it’s enough to book the warehouse at least 6-8 weeks in advance, however, large events such as conferences or weddings should be organised around a year prior. The rule of thumb is that the sooner you can book, the better, as the best venues tend to have very busy calendars! Additionally, you might catch some early bird deals and leave enough time to fix any unexpected issues if you start the whole process early enough.

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