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5200 sq ft of creativity located in a historic textile mill

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Providing the foundations for Manchester’s creative community to meet, collaborate, work and socialise.

Located in the heart of Ancoats (recently voted the 13th coolest place in the world to live) Hackspace Manchester is based at Wellington House an historic textile mill just a stone throw away from New Islington and Holt Town metrolink stops.

Hackspace Manchester currently provides 24/7 access to over 120 members to a fully equipped workspace with dedicated areas for woodworking, metalwork, electronics and digital fabrication alongside shared space for general activities and a dedicated social/chillout space.

Membership starts from £12.50 per month and operates on a pay as much as you think the space is worth to you.

Equipment includes a laser cutter, 3D printers, plastic forming machine, large format printer, electronics equipment, CNC Machine, metal and wood lathes, pillar drills, range of saws from hand saws to table saws and a lot more!

Come along and check out the space during our open evening every Wednesday from 6.30pm – 9.30pm

Woodworking Area

Hackspace Manchester houses a well equipped Woodworking area with Pillar Drills, Sanding Machines, a wide range of saws including table, band and hand.

Metalworking Area

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Visual Arts

The Visual Arts area houses a range of equipment including:

  • 2 x 3D Printers (Mendel Max and Mendel 90)
  • 600mm x 400mm bed Laser Cutter and Engraver
  • HP Design Jet A0 Large Format Printer
  • Vacuum Former
  • Vinyl Cutter
  • 27″ iMac with additional 27″ Screen with Photo and Video editing software
  • 6ft x 4ft (approx) craft work table
  • 2 Singer Heavy Duty Sewing Machines and Overlocker
  • Screen Printing Equipment
  • Washing Machine and Spin Dryer for craft projects
  • Craft Supplies Cupboard
  • Painting Easel

We have plans to build a darkroom and screen printing sink in this area as well alongside the setting up of a green screen for video and photography work.


The Electronics area houses 3 Electronic Workbenches with SMD equipment on them including soldering irons, infrared oven, desoldering equipment, bench power supplies and much more alongside the Digital Electronics Bar

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