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Victoria Warehouse

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Draped head to toe in industrialist aesthetic, The Cotton Sheds regularly host enthralling shows and conferences with as many as eight separate areas and room for up to 5,000 people. Shed A, our most famous space has been home to events produces by top brands: Nike, Heineken, Jeep, The Northern Powerhouse Partnership and BBC Radio Music festival. This vast area within The Cotton Sheds is perfect for launches, conferences, dinners, sporting events and music shows. Sheds B, C, D, E, F and G can be hired collectively as breakout rooms, separate catering areas or exhibition space.

 Features

  • Wifi
  • 1,185 sum of pillar free space in the main shed
  • Additional sheds to create multiple breakout areas
  • Audio
  • Backstage production offices and crew rooms
  • Dressing rooms
  • Drive in access through the entire ground floor
  • Full venue branding opportunities
  • Lighting
  • Mezzanine Level overlooking Shed A
  • Production Rooms
  • Rigging capabilities
  • Stage
  • Use Of The Coal Yard
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coach parking onsite
  • Drive in access into our largest space The Cotton Sheds
  • Excellent Public Transport Links
  • Heating
  • Less than 10 minutes from City Centre
  • Major motorway networks close by
  • Multiple flexible event spaces of varying size
  • Natural Daylight
  • Over 2,000 car parking spaces within walking distance
  • Up to 1,000 hotel rooms within walking distance

 Food And Drink

  • Professional Kitchen
  • Halal Catering
  • Kosher Catering

 Licensing

  • Licensed until 5am
  • Wedding licence

 Capacities

  • 720 Cabaret
  • 900 Dining
  • 2500 Reception
  • 3500 Standing
  • 1650 Theatre
  • 720 Wedding

 Welcomes

  • Art Exhibitions
  • Pop-Ups
  • Promoters
  • Ticketed events
  • Amplified Events
  • Own Music/ DJ Equipment
  • 21st Birthday Parties
  • Weddings
  • Events with Alcohol

 Space

  • 1185m2 (12755ft2)
  • Ceiling height 8m (26ft2)
  • Disabled Access
  • Outside Space
  • Storage Space
  • 34 Rooms
  • 50 Parking Spaces
  • Trafford Wharf Road
  • Manchester
  • Greater Manchester
  • M17 1AB

More about 

Victoria Warehouse: an event space like no other in the heart of Manchester. Our heritage in the cotton trade has been a symbol of strength and innovation in the city for more than a hundred years. Now, we're channelling that spirit into Manchester showmanship. The historic nature and unconventional surroundings of Victoria Warehouse have inspired Britain's greatest brands. Co-op, Topshop, Mini, Jaguar Landrover, Kellogg's and Manchester United have all chosen us to deliver an eclectic mix of sports and music shows, parties, gala dinners, conferences and meetings.

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