MadLab Co-Working



Both our Manchester and Salford venues have co-working facilities available. For co-working in our Salford venue, please see here.

MadLab Manchester’s middle floor operates as a cosy and friendly Co-Working space. Our special introductory rate is £175 (+VAT) per calendar month for a full-time desk. For this, you get:


Our offices are newly refurbished, with secure fob entry, small kitchenette and support services. Membership of the Co-Working space comes with the following:

  • Dedicated desk-space*
  • 24/7 access*
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Storage space for your personal belongings
  • Unlimited tea and coffee
  • Use of printer, scanner and photocopier
  • Discounted standard room hire rates
  • Discounted places for in-house workshops
  • Discounted access to prototyping tools in the Nano-hackerspace
  • Special rates on all-day NCP parking (TBC)
  • Office socials

(* for full time members)

Co-working at MadLab offers:

  • A ‘safe space’ for investigating, seeding, and testing new creative and social enterprises
  • A diverse membership selected to encourage collaboration and cross-fertilisation of ideas between artists, designers, technologists, and entrepreneurs
  • Proximity to MadLab’s creative development programmes and workshops
  • A platform for showcasing and sharing ideas with expert communities and the public
  • An events and social space for networking and knowledge exchange



Full time (monthly) £210
Up to 10 days use PCM £120
Up to 5 days PCM £72
Hotdesking £18 (subject to availability)

All prices inclusive of VAT

Email us at, call 0161 839 6324 – or pop in to discuss.

Download the co-working brochure here.

Current tenants

Sow The City Sow the City is an award-winning social enterprise whose aim is to build a healthier city where everyone can grow their own food.Sow the City provides courses and workshops to give people the skills to grow their own fruit and veg; Runs events and talks to inspire people to get outside and grow and harvest fresh locally sourced food; Engages with communities to stimulate growing activities; Works with learning institutions to deliver food growing workshops for children, young people and teachers; Provides advice to the voluntary and public sector on how to set up community food growing projects; Conducts and supports research into urban agriculture and working innovative urban food growing projects.


Paul Waring is a freelance IT consultant based in Greater Manchester, with experience in web design, hosting and programming in a professional capacity since 2000. Ourside of work, Paul runs Currybeer socials and Geek Walks, edits the FLOSS UK newsletter, and acts as treasurer and webmaster for the Manchester Classical Association. He is also a regular attendee at ManLUG and has given talks on a variety of subjects.


MadLab Shout is a location-based mobile app connecting physical and digital worlds. Our platform provides real-time local discovery of events, services and information relevant to the user. Shout unlocks a wide range of “smart city” opportunities including retail decision-making, urban exploration, localised job hunting, outdoor activities and countless other social interactions and valuable local content.



With over 15 years experience in ISP and Internet Exchange technical operations and strategy, Mike Hughes has an excellent track record of industry outreach and engagement. Mike runs Ethernorth, an Internet Architecture and Operations consultancy, and helps to run the UKNOF events.


MadLab Manchester Digital Laboratory (MadLab) is a grassroots innovation organisation, based in Manchester UK. Our primary areas of focus are science and technology; arts and culture.We support a diverse range of communities and activities – from monthly meetups and courses through to public experimentation with new & emerging technologies, and collaborating with others to deliver new, interesting and exciting projects.


MadLab’s Arts+Tech creative practice accelerator has brought 12 participants to work at our office space and makers workshop over a period of three months, starting January 2016. A full list of chosen participants can be found on the Arts+Tech website.