Ziferblat – as a pay-per-minute living and meeting room, it’s more of a cafe than a coworking space – but Ziferblat remains very popular among freelancers and sole traders, who make the most of its free amenities and events.
Address: 23 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HW. A desk in one of Manchester’s many coworking spaces – which total more than 20 according to some sites – will set you back between £200 and £300 a month.
Coworking spaces in Manchester city centre, the Northern Quarter, Ancoats and even MediaCityUK give freelancers and small businesses access to some of the city’s best amenities – whether that’s cafes, bars, restaurants, or cinemas.
The total monthly price of a single desk at one of Manchester’s many coworking spaces might only set you back the same amount as four week’s worth of a few daily lattes and lunch.
Separating your work space from your leisure space is difficult, and can lead either to too many distractions getting in the way of work, or a tendency to never stop.
For small businesses, coworking spaces provide a great solution where the only other option would be renting an entire office space.
Most of the coworking spaces in the city offer unrivalled networking opportunities – either through breakfast networking events or after-work functions – and communities of like-minded creatives all just as keen to come together and work collaboratively.