5 of the top coworking spaces in Manchester



Manchester’s flexible office market has grown considerably over the years, and now provides a comprehensive offering from household names including WeWork and IWG to independent providers offering a more unique product. With the development of MediaCity Manchester has become a hub for media companies and is an attractive location for businesses in the North West. With so many flexible office options to choose from, we’ve narrowed down some of the best coworking spaces Manchester has to offer.

COLONY, Jactin House

Located in the heart of Ancoats, a vibrant part of Central Manchester, COLONY’s workspace offers coworking space, private offices and day pass for ultimate flexibility. Certain membership options also provide the opportunity to access COLONY’s other two workspaces in the Northern Quarter and Piccadilly. This industrial-style space with modern amenities offers plenty in the way of facilities.

Colony, Jactin House

Collaboration zones throughout the space offer plenty of opportunities for group discussions and meeting other members. Its roof terrace overlooks the historic mills of Ancoats and has wi-fi coverage so you can stay connected while outdoors. Well-equipped meeting rooms and phone booths are provided and an immersive screening room equipped with streaming capabilities provides the perfect spot for presentations. With Manchester Piccadilly station approximately 7 minutes’ walk away, commuting to Jactin House is a breeze. 

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Clockwise, Linley House

Linley House is one of Clockwise Offices most recent additions to its portfolio. Once a former electrical station, the building has now been transformed and offers a thoughtfully designed workspace combined with some original features that give real character. Positioned in the heart of the city and just a short walk from Manchester Oxford Road train station, this space is easily accessible.

Clockwise offices

Whether you’re in need of a private office, dedicated desks or just want access to their club lounge, Clockwise offers an array of memberships. This new space is kitted out with meeting rooms accommodating up to 10 people, event spaces and even a podcast recording room. For refreshments, throughout the working day, there is an on-site artisan café serving a selection of drinks and hot and cold food. 

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Huckletree, Express Building

Positioned in one of the city’s historic landmarks, the old Express Building, Huckletree’s workspace spans three floors and has been designed particularly for businesses in the Digital Media sector. The space is brimming with amenities from a podcast studio, to an Imaginarium meditation space and a live lounge, perfect for hosting events. Privacy booths are available for when you need to step away from the noise and collaboration zones provide a space to connect with your team.


Located in the heart of Ancoats, this workspace is in a prime position close to boutique stores, comedy clubs and cafes. Piccadilly train station, Piccadilly Gardens and Northern Quarter are all within walking distance.

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All Work and Social, Department XYZ

Located in the lively area of Spinningfields, All Work and Social offer a range of membership options from coworking to private offices. Department XYZ is one of their two spaces in Manchester and offers the flexibility of day passes at £15 per day offering access to hot desks, tea and coffee facilities and printing services. In this space, you’ll find businesses from a variety of sectors including tech, digital and media.

All work and social

Member wellbeing is a key focus at this space with amenities including a gym, wellness programmes and relaxation zones. The surrounding area has plenty to offer with various bars and eateries on the doorstep. Salford Central station is a short walk away providing transport links across the city.

Find out more about this workspace here., Brown Street’s Manchester location offers private offices and hot-desking, with pay as you go options on hot desks starting from £3 per hour. Spread over two floors the space incorporates modern design and plenty of natural light with various facilities at the members’ disposal. Meeting rooms are bookable with a capacity for up to 10 people and there is plenty of breakout space for collaborating in a relaxed setting.

Well-positioned just off King Street within easy reach of Exchange Square and The Arndale, ideal for a spot of post-work shopping. The vibrant Northern Quarter is a short distance away offering an array of restaurants, cafes and bars.

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