Manchester is one of the most attractive locations for freelancers, businesses and entrepreneurs with rents that are more than 50% lower than in London. No wonder then that coworking spaces in Manchester are on the rise.

Here’s our Othership top 10 of paid workspaces in this amazing city, acting as a creative hub for the northwest of England.

    1. Flagship Manchester
    2. Beehive Lofts
    3. Clockwise Manchester
    4. Workplace Manchester
    5. Colony Piccadilly
    6. Use Space
    7. Colony Jactin House
    8. Old Granada Studios (OGS)
    9. Headspace Manchester
    10. The Sharp Project

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Flagship Manchester

Flexible. Modern. Ergonomic. These three words describe Flagship Manchester in the best possible way. Hot desks, breakout spaces and meetings rooms, all available on an hourly or daily basis make it one of the most flexible workspaces. The furniture is fully ergonomic and there is a soundproof phone booth available for more privacy during work calls. Tea, coffee and snacks are included.

Opening hours: Weekdays 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Location: Ancoats

Available packages: Hourly and day passes

Special offers: Discounted hourly and day passes for Othership Premium Members

Flagship Manchester flexible coworking space in Northern Quarter
Flagship Manchester flexible coworking space in Northern Quarter

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Beehive Lofts

Set in the heart of Ancoats, Beehive Lofts is one of the most luxurious coworking spaces we have seen so far.  Industrial luxury probably describes it best as it mixes the converted warehouse style with high-end interior design. The workspace is set across 7 lofts and is pet friendly. Pool tables and hammocks will make sure you get your well-deserved breaks.

Opening hours: Weekdays 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Location: Northern Quarter

Clockwise Manchester

From individual entrepreneur to start-ups and scale ups – Clockwise provides the right workspace for every type of business. You can work from there just for the day or rent a private office of the size your company needs. Clockwise at Linley House is a beautifully designed space with excellent customer service and superfast Wi-Fi. It is dog friendly and there’s even a podcast studio.

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Location: Gay Village

Available packages: Day Passes, fixed desks, memberships, private offices

Special offers: Discounted day passes for Othership Premium Members

Clockwise Wood Green flexible coworking space
Clockwise Wood Green flexible coworking space

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Workplace

Did somebody say cake? Yes, they do cake Wednesdays at Workplace in Manchester. Coworkers describe it as a workspace with a relaxed atmosphere and a customer service team that makes everybody feel at home. From flexible day passes to full-time and part-time hot desks and private offices, there’s the right package for every business.

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 6 a.m. until 10 p.m.

Location: Gay Village

Available packages: Day Passes, fixed desks, meeting rooms, private offices

Colony Piccadilly

Colony is a network of co-working spaces in Manchester, full of creatives, entrepreneurs, freelancers, start-ups and established companies. The workspace at Piccadilly is not only in a prime location with good transport links, but also has a great vibe and a social bar to connect with fellow coworkers. Plus: Colony is dog friendly.

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Location: Gay Village

Available packages: Day Passes, fixed desks, memberships

Special offers: Discounted day passes for Othership Premium Members

Colony coworking Piccadilly flexible coworking space in Manchester
Colony coworking Piccadilly flexible workspace in Manchester

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Use Space

It’s a little further outside the city centre, but there are two gardens! Well, one garden and a greenhouse to work from. They call it a biophilic coworking oasis.  Use Space in Ardwick is a flexible workspace where you can book a hot desk for just half a day, fixed desks or private offices. For your breaks or a little snack or coffee in between, there’s an onsite café and let’s not forget that the space is dog friendly too.

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Location: Ardwick

Available packages: Half-day and day passes, memberships, hot desks, fixed desks, private offices

Colony Jactin House

Another workspace of Colony in Manchester is Jactin House. It is in the heart of Ancoats – Manchesters central point for creatives and entrepreneurs. There is everything you’d expect from a coworking space, including snacks, tea and coffee and it also is dog friendly, so you can bring your best pal.

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Location: Ancoats

Available packages: Day Passes, fixed desks, memberships, meeting rooms

Special offers: Discounted day passes for Othership Premium Members

Colony JH rest area
Colony JH rest area

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Old Granada Studios (OGS)

It is part of a new creative urban hub and of the transformation of St. John’s in Manchester: Old Granada Studios hosts a coworking space with flexible offers. You can choose between flexible and permanent memberships, coffee and tea are included and there are also monthly meetups and socials at OGS.

Opening hours: 24/7

Location: Spinningfields

Available packages: Hot desks, fixed desks

Headspace Manchester

Headspace Group is a provider of coworking spaces with several locations around the world, Manchester is only one of them. They offer flexible monthly memberships and hourly passes.

Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 8.30 a.m. until 5.30 p.m.

Location: Spinningfields

Available packages: Hourly passes, hot desks, fixed desks

The Sharp Project

The Sharp Project in Manchester is the perfect space for creatives, in particular those in the video and photography industry. There are creative offices and production spaces available. You could have a TV production space or a stage in the same building as your fixed or hot desk. All workspaces in the different building have a completely distinct layout and design so everybody will find their right fit.

Location: Monsall

Available packages: Open plan offices, production studios

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