Small Container, Pollard Yard

£275.00 pcm

Manchester, M407QX


*Phase 3 Launching August 2020* A small, re-purposed shipping container transformed into a workshop-style space perfect for makers, creatives and hands-on practitioners. The container comes with ample plug sockets and lighting, plus natural light and ventilation from a fitted sliding door at the front of the space and a second window at the back. With ground level access, security and natural light from the front aspect, Pollard Yard containers are perfect workspaces for makers and hands-on creative practitioners as well as office based professionals. *THE DETAIL* - Fully self contained studios - Brand new containers - Cleaned 5 days a week with extra sanitisation on touch points. - Flexible monthly rolling contracts - All bills (bar internet) included - Fast fibre internet with symmetrical download/upload speeds, prices from £10 per month - Limited free onsite parking - 24/7 access - Natural light and ventilation through front aspect sliding door and rear window - Easy vehicle loading access - Plywood lined interior - Plenty of power sockets and lights - An outdoor mess tap/sink for creatives and makers

Size 160 ft2

Amenities and features

  • 24-hour access
  • Permit car parking available (subject to availability and additional cost)
  • Gated access to site
  • Close to major road/motorway
  • Close to cycle path
  • Monthly rolling contracts
  • All bills (except internet and Business Rates) included
  • Collaborative community
  • Noise allowed
  • Mess friendly


Affordable studios and light industrial style workspaces very near to the centre of Manchester in converted shipping containers.

More about the building

Pollard Yard is fast becoming one of Manchester’s biggest creative co-working communities, giving hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs, creatives, makers and start-ups the space they need to grow.

Pollard Yard has brand designers, illustrators, badge-makers, photographers, architects, tattoo artists, music producers, translators and barbers (to name a few!) all calling it home. And with our new full time Site Manager, Lucy, we now have someone on hand to help with any queries.


The site neighbours hip Ancoats and New Islington, and is a 20 minute walk from the city centre along the canal.


By tram: Holt Town - 2 min walk / New Islington - 5 min walk

By bus: 216 or 231 from Piccadilly Gardens every 10 mins

On foot: 25 min walk from Piccadilly Gardens, 20 min from Piccadilly Station

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0117 244 3585