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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.
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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
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
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
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:
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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
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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
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
Spacious Dance Studio in Manchester
  • £50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Manchester, UK
Based in the heart of Manchester City centre, a short walk from Victoria train and tram station. Located in the Parkers Apartment building. Manchester's most inclusive dance and fitness studio. Rehearsals space to hire. Hen/Birthday parties, First wedding dance.
SuperHost
Beautifully Bright Private Room 1 in Manchester
  • £100/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Manchester, UK
This Beautifully Bright Private Room 1 in Manchester is ideal for daytime or evening functions, adaptable as a conference room or as an elegant venue for private dining. Starting rate for this meeting room is at £375 hire fee minimum of 4 hours (£94/hour) We also have package for £32 per person which includes: - Main meeting room rental - Main meeting room rental - 3 refreshment experiences - 2 course buffet lunch/working lunch - Acqua Panna & San Pellegrino mineral water - Writing materials - Complimentary Wi-Fi on multiple devices, up to 150mpbs - Flip chart - Either an interactive Samsung eboard, or a projector and screen 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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Manchester?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Manchester on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Manchester?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Manchester at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Photo Shoot locations are available in Manchester?
Right now, there are 115 Photo Shoot locations available in Manchester.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Manchester bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Manchester guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Manchester locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Manchester?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Manchester. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Manchester booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Manchester?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Manchester is $236 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Manchester?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Photo Shoot locations in Manchester, UK?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $50 to $1110.
Which Photo Shoot locations are most popular in Manchester, UK in 2022?
How do I book a Manchester location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Manchester reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Manchester

Located in the northwest of the United Kingdom, Manchester is one of the largest cities by population. It is known for its sporting excellence, raucous nightlife, architecturally magnificent libraries and industrial history. The city is also known for its fantastic food scene; there are over 650 restaurants to choose from. However, you might find it hard to decide where to eat!

Manchester is the perfect place for a photoshoot. The city is home to several suitable photoshoot locations, including historic buildings, urban districts, iconic landmarks and peaceful green spaces.

Photoshoot Options in Manchester

Planning and executing a successful photoshoot isn't as straightforward as it sounds. You've got to ensure the crew is in the right place at the right time, hire suitable models and ensure that you've got all the correct equipment. But don't panic—this short guide will help you plan a successful photoshoot in bustling Manchester.

  • Modelling Agencies
    Suppose you're looking to recruit some fresh faces for your next photoshoot. In that case, why not contact one of Manchester's many modelling agencies? There are several to choose from, many of which have a strong reputation for industry excellence.
  • Prop Hire
    Whether you're doing a product shoot or a fashion campaign, suitable props will allow you to create the perfect shot. The good news is that several prop hire companies in the Greater Manchester area can help you source the best props for your shoot.
  • Photography Equipment Hire
    If you find that you don't have all the photography equipment you need, don't fret. You can hire all the equipment you'll ever need—cameras, lighting, lenses and tripods—from equipment hire companies.

Photoshoot Businesses in Manchester

  • Nemesis Models
    Manchester-based modelling agency Nemesis Models are a large team of experienced agents looking after a small team of talented and in-demand models to ensure they have fulfilling and lucrative careers. Models represented by the agency have worked with prestigious brands such as PrettyLittleThing, Calvin Klein, ASOS, Footasylum, Boohoo, Disney and more. So if you need to find models for your next photo shoot, give Nemesis Models a call.
  • Media City Furniture Hire
    Manchester-based Media City Furniture Hire has supplied products to the photographic, film and television industries for several years and, as a result, are well-placed to help you with your prop hire needs. The company specialises in prop rental and offers unique furniture, including sofas, tables, chairs, outdoor furniture, storage, stools and benches. Since its inception, Media City Furniture Hire has worked with several elite brands, including Amazon Prime, Hollyoaks, PrettyLittleThing and Netflix.
  • Media Dog
    Manchester-based Media Dog offers camera equipment hire services, where you can hire items such as cameras, lenses, grip, tripods, lighting, accessories and more. Furthermore, Media Dog works with TV, film and commercial productions from all over the UK, including elite companies like ITV Studios and Amazon Studios. Additionally, if you find that you need a bit of extra help, the company can get more involved in your project. For example, the Media Dog team can even edit it for you once you've got the footage you need.

Pros and Cons of Photoshoots in Manchester

Advantages

  • Accommodation
    If you or other members of your crew need to stay over in Manchester, you'll be pleased to find out that there are plenty of accommodation options to choose from. You can either stay in one of the city's highly rated hotels or book a more affordable lodging for the duration of the shoot, depending on your budget.
  • Green spaces
    For nature or outdoor photoshoots, there are plenty of idyllic green spaces to choose from in and around Manchester. Popular green spaces include Vimto Park, Cathedral Gardens, Piccadilly Gardens, Angel Meadow, All Saints Park and Cotton Field Park.

Disadvantages

  • Demand
    Manchester is a creative hub in the United Kingdom. As a result, popular photoshoot locations will quickly get booked. To ensure you can hire the photoshoot venue of your choice, book as early as possible.
  • Weather
    If you're searching for somewhere known for blue skies and sunny days, Manchester isn't the place. In fact, the city is the 15th rainiest in the country. So it would be wise to come to Manchester equipped with an umbrella and a coat to keep you dry during photoshoots!

Famous Locations in Manchester

  • Manchester Art Gallery
    Situated in the heart of the city, the Manchester Art Gallery encourages conversations and brings new perspectives. Founded in the 19th century by local artists, the gallery is a free-to-enter educational institution created to spark debate and promote positive social change in the city. The gallery runs regular events and hosts intriguing exhibitions exploring everything from hot drinks to spectacular buildings. So if you're looking for something inspirational to do, why not spend a few hours exploring all the magnificent gallery has to offer?
  • Ordsall Hall
    Located just a stone's throw from Salford Quays, Ordsall Hall is a historic house that tells the fascinating story of those who made the building their home. A structure has stood where Ordsall Hall is since 1177, but significant alterations have been made over time. Between 2009 and 2011, Ordsall Hall underwent a £6.5 million restoration, preserving the structure for future generations to enjoy. Inside, you'll find more information about the individuals who have called the Hall home over the last 800 years. Once you've spent some time exploring the magnificent house, why not visit the Ordsall Hall cafe for a cup of tea and a slice of cake? Sounds like a great way to end an enjoyable day out.

  • The Greater Manchester Police Museum
    If you count yourself a history enthusiast, we recommend that you visit the Greater Manchester Police Museum. The museum, which is located in the old Newton Street Police Station, was founded in the 1980s to give people the opportunity to learn more about the history of the Manchester police. In the building, you'll find photographs, clothing, police transport and memorabilia, which shed light on the history of policing in Manchester. The good news is that the museum is free to enter. Still, if you're feeling generous, a donation would be much appreciated.