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SuperHost
Event, Workshop, and Project Space
  • £50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Manchester , UK
We have a 400sqft ground floor workshop space coming available to book on an hourly basis. The space will include three large industrial windows, with lots of nature light. Two large windows overlook the Ashton canal. The room has a working Belfast sink, with kitchen facilities up the stairs in the communal space, which are shared with other members of Wellington Studios and ground floor toilets. This room will be ideal for TV interviews and filming, photoshoots, meetings, exhibitions,workshops or events.
SuperHost
Rooftop Terrace Event Space for up to 80 people
  • £100/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Ancoats, UK
Bookable outdoor event space for up to 80 standing and up to 40 seated. Our Roof Terrace is available for Photoshoots/ Film shoots, Parties, Events, Meetings. Please note that the published rate and minimum # of hours to book are flexible and it depends on the type of event, days of the week, timings & number of guests. So, it would be best to enquire if you are interested. The venue may have a separate cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager. Please note that the published rate and minimum # of hours to book are flexible and it depends on the type of event, days of the week, timings & number of guests. So, it would be best to enquire if you are interested. The venue may have a separate cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.
SuperHost
Converted Textile Warehouse w/ Huge Beer Garden Area
  • £120/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Manchester, UK
This old textile warehouse turned bar/event space is in a great, central Manchester area, only 7 minutes walk from Manchester Victoria Station and tram stop, with plenty of local bus services in the area too. The space is very impressive, with both indoor and outdoor areas for your guests to party and mingle. There is a big beer garden area outside, cafeteria-style seating and a small concert hall room inside, alongside plenty of amenities and facilities at your disposal including a DJ booth, stage, lighting systems, sound systems, TVs, bar, food truck, private rooms, and more. The warehouse can host any range of events, occasions, or shoot that you might need, with a fixed price per hour for each type of event. This is a very fresh and contemporary venue that will attract a variety of people. There is private parking on-site for 12 cars too and lots of available street parking nearby. This is a very accessible venue in a central location, making it easy to get to for any guest or crew member. This great location is open now to bookings for filming/photography, meetings and events. If you’re interested in it, place a booking request for your preferred dates or message the host directly with any questions, right here directly through Giggster’s platform.
SuperHost
30,000 sqft Action Sports Centre in Manchester
  • £288/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Manchester, UK
FULL VENUE HIRE OF WAREHOUSE 1 AND 2 With superb facilities and friendly staff, we deliver a range of experiences; from staff meetings to team building days and parties. Suitable for all groups, businesses to stag & hen do’s! Get in touch so we can arrange a bespoke event that caters to all your requirements. Also available for hire for photo shoots, filming, etc. Previous photo/film shoots with JD Sports, Foot Asylum, as well as BBC and ITV. **RATES VARY. PLEASE GET IN TOUCH WITH US TO KNOW MORE.** SEE BELOW DETAILS FOR RATES: Half-day: Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays and school holidays) - £1,000 Weekends - Not available Full day: Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays and school holidays) - £2,000 Weekends - not available
SuperHost
Luxury Restaurant in Manchester
  • £500/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Manchester, UK
Elevated restaurant spotlighting seafood, meat dishes & premium steaks, plus creative mocktails. Our luxury restaurant is available for Photoshoots/ Film shoots, Parties, Events Please contact us directly for more information
SuperHost
Studios and Media Hub In Manchester
  • £1110/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Manchester, UK
The Media Hub is the main hub for your Hybrid or Virtual event, we coordinate the production for you during the event and give ‘life after the event’ where our specialist tech team can cut the best parts of the day for use on your Social Media platforms and to create your on-demand video of your event. Our Studio spaces are available for Virtual and Hybrid event production, professional photography, film, and even green screen studio hire. Key features include - 1,374 sqft studio space - Two walled infinity cove 7.4m x 6.5m x 3.1m - Green Screen facilities - South-facing wall to wall windows - Blackout blinds for complete light control - Hair and makeup area with 3m x 1m beauty mirror - Fitting area - Kitchen with complimentary hot and cold drinks - Service lift with direct vehicular access - Onsite parking - Complimentary Wifi PLEASE CONTACT THE HOST FOR CUSTOM RATES:
SuperHost
Luxury Hotel Spa in Manchester
  • £440/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Manchester, UK
Hire this Luxury Hotel Spa in Manchester perfect for group relaxation, we are also open for filming. It has natural, tactile oak walls contrast exposed ceiling and crittall glass dividers, where tranquility is found by the 12-metre aquamarine pool, as well as adjoining sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room and relaxation room. Welcome to a whole floor dedicated to self-care, where guests saunter seamlessly between spa, gym, and pool for the ultimate reset of body and mind. Our spa was designed to imitate the city’s industrial look with a softer glow, inviting you to find tranquility by the 12-meter aquamarine pool, in the adjoining sauna, in the steam room, or in the relaxation room. Starting rate for this Luxury Hotel Spa in Manchester is at £5,000 hire fee per day. Rates are depending on the type of the room, size, the days of the week, timings and number of guests. We have other listings available to hire. Please check it out and inquire for custom rate. *The venue may have a separate cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.
SuperHost
Beautifully Refurbished Pub in Cheetham Hill
  • £50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Cheetham Hill, UK
Refurbished to a high standard, This pub also comes with a conference room and function facilities. We have more space available for small use private hire photo & video shoots above our commercial space providing a jaw dropping derelict aesthetic for a more brutal and captivating backdrop. The DBA constantly strives to be a safe space and we are a LGBTQIA+ community focussed Pub outside of Canal Street. We are more than happy to adapt our space to be used for a variety of uses beyond what has been mentioned on this site, so don't hesitate to get in touch with us!
SuperHost
Modern/Victorian Family house
  • £120/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Manchester, UK
Victorian Detached Property Called Melvin. The property has been improved over the years, retaining a traditional feel whist also being very modern at the same time. The wide hallway welcomes your guests into the home. Hang their coats in the cloakroom then retire to the front lounge, with impressive feature fireplace with a fantastic log burner, overlooking the park. Across the hall is the dining room with bay window lighting the dinner table. Off the hall is the downstairs toilet with feature sink and high level toilet. To the rear of the property is the wonderful Keller Kitchen with feature island and integrated appliances. There is a utility room with sink and floor and wall units. At the back of the property is the family room with twin patio doors opening into the garden. The garden Wraps round the house with decking and lawn areas, there is even a mature Apple tree to keep you refreshed in the summer. The rear gates open onto Elton Avenue at the rear allowing access into the garden. On the first floor are Five double bedrooms ensuring all the family and guests relax overnight. The family bathroom has a freestanding roll top bath as well as a corner shower unit. The Toilet is in its own room. Both bathroom and toilet are tastefully tiled giving a modern feel to the rooms. For your security the property has a CCTV system
SuperHost
Hyde Park in Manchester
  • £50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Manchester, UK
This room offers stunning city views across Piccadilly Gardens, ample natural daylight through our impressive floor to ceiling windows. Rate starts at £400 per day Please note that the published rate and minimum # of hours to book are flexible and it depends on the type of event, days of the week, timings & number of guests. So, it would be best to enquire if you are interested. The venue may have a separate cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price range for Filming locations in Manchester, UK?

The price differs based on the length of rental, but majorly 1-hour booking will be in the range of $38 to $1110

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About Manchester

Located in the North-west of the UK, Manchester is a city full of culture and life. Known for its contribution to music, film, and the arts, Manchester is a hub of creativity. The city is the birthplace of iconic figures such as Oasis frontmen Liam and Noel Gallagher, actor Ian McKellen, and film director Danny Boyle. Manchester boasts a thrilling nightlife scene and is home to some of the UK’s most loved breweries, such as Robinsons and Hydes. But did you know it’s also home to the world’s longest-running soap opera? Manchester-based Coronation Street has been on screens since December 1960!

It’s not only city slickers who love Manchester and the surrounding areas; the city is home to Heaton Park, a 600-acre park containing the 18th-century country house Heaton Hall, open parkland, woodland, and a boating lake. Those seeking green spaces will also be delighted to discover that the magnificent Peak District is on the city’s doorstep. With an area of 1,437km squared, the Peak District attracts over 13 million visitors a year who flock to experience the breathtaking views and countryside trails.

Filming Options in Manchester

You will need to hire a range of companies to help you achieve a high-quality film or TV series that captivates audiences. There is much to consider: high-quality equipment, including cameras, microphones, lights, tripods, an appropriate setting, and editing equipment.

  • Film Studios
    You’ll probably need to spend some time filming in a studio. Luckily, Manchester is home to several highly-rated film studios that can help you bring your project together nicely. Most film studios contain production spaces, dressing rooms, makeup and wardrobe rooms, green rooms, and production offices, which can be hired for a set time.

  • Equipment Rental
    No matter the nature of your project, you’re going to need high-quality equipment. Never fear; you can hire cameras, microphones, tripods, lights and other essential filming equipment from highly-rated Manchester-based companies.

  • Recording Studios
    The audio quality of your project is absolutely vital if you’re going to captivate viewers. Locating the right recording studio is an investment in your project and will bring you one step closer to success. Thankfully, Manchester is home to several fully equipped recording studios.

  • Filming Companies in Manchester
    To ensure high production quality, you’ll need to employ the help of businesses that know their stuff. Whether it’s film studios, equipment rental, or a recording studio that you require, Manchester has it all.

  • MediaDog
    Manchester-based MediaDog offer equipment hire services, allowing production teams to hire cameras, lenses, tripods, monitors, lighting and more for a set rate. The company work with TV, film, commercial, and drama productions from all over the United Kingdom. If required, the company can even film and edit the project for you!

  • Oscillate Recordings
    The recording studio offers quality sound recording services for post-production film, TV, and radio projects, including voiceovers, SFX, and composition. The company employs an expert team of engineers, songwriters and producers who are on hand to help you. Some of the company’s past clients include the BBC, Facebook, Adidas, EE, and MTV.

  • Procam Take 2
    Procam Take 2 provides digital cinematography and equipment rental services. The company has been operating for over thirty years and has provided kit and crew members to some of the biggest broadcasters, production companies and event organisers in the UK and globally. Additionally, Procam Take 2 provides camera, lens, lighting, audio, power and grip hire services, meaning you can hire most of the equipment you’ll need from one company.

Pros and Cons of Filming in Manchester

Advantages

  • Cultural Impact
    Manchester is a city rich in culture, particularly when it comes to art, music, and theatre. If you’re looking for somewhere vibrant and lively to film your next project, Manchester could be a great fit.

  • Architecture
    Manchester is home to several architectural marvels in various styles, including Neo-Gothic, Edwardian baroque, and Art Deco. Many of Manchester’s architectural gems, such as the Whitworth Art Gallery and the Imperial War Museum, are just as striking on the inside as they are on the outside!

  • Libraries
    If you’re a book lover, you’ll appreciate Manchester’s many beautiful libraries. Not only are they architecturally magnificent, but they contain works of literature dating back several centuries. Some of the city’s most famous libraries include the Portico Library and John Rylands Library.

Disadvantages

  • Tourists
    Manchester is the UK’s third most visited city. As a result, it can get busy as tourists from around the world visit to experience all that Manchester has to offer.

  • Weather
    Located in the North of England, Manchester does not have the best weather. In fact, one of the city’s many nicknames is the ‘Rainy City’. Unfortunately, rainy, overcast weather is standard in Manchester. Make sure to bring a coat just in case you get caught in a downpour!

  • City centre prices
    Anything located in a city centre is going to be more expensive than other locations. Be mindful that filming locations may be costly to hire, especially if they are in high demand.

Famous Locations in Manchester

  • Castlefield
    Castlefield is a conservation area of Manchester, known for its canals, waterfront bars and peaceful green spaces. The area is also rich in Roman history, as it contains what remains of the Roman fortress Mamucium, established around 79 AD. Castlefield is Britain’s only Urban Heritage Park, created to preserve the history of the area.

  • Chinatown
    Manchester’s Chinatown is the second-largest in the United Kingdom after London and contains a variety of restaurants, shops, and other attractions. In February of each year, the Chinese New Year festival attracts tourists from all over the world to celebrate the new year's arrival with an exhilarating Dragon Parade, food stalls, and Chinese lanterns.

  • Clayton Hall Museum
    The Grade II listed museum is located in Clayton, Manchester. The Hall is a rare example of a moated, medieval home that has been preserved for several centuries. Additionally, Clayton Hall offers free admission and is a popular location for school trips and group visits, thanks to the hands-on activities and opportunities to dress up.