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Depot is a 10,000-capacity venue for culture located at Manchester’s historic former railway Mayfield. Part of a £1billion regeneration project, Depot Mayfield will provide a platform for a diverse programme of arts, music, industry, culture and community events in this unique found space showcasing Manchester’s industrial past.
The former railway station comprises of 2 large scale spaces offering the ultimate industrial backdrop and three interlinking archways for you to make the new home of your brand activations and events. The multiple flexible event spaces of varying size lend themselves to events of any size up to 10,000. The venue’s city centre location is in easy reach from anywhere in the UK via Manchester’s extensive multi-modal transport network.
In 2019, Depot Mayfield launched spectacularly with Manchester Pride Live and The Warehouse Project and is now available to host brand activations, conferences, product launches, sporting events, automotive events and as a film and production set.
The heart and core of Depot Mayfield
The main performance space, Depot, is a cavernous warehouse featuring original brickwork and steelwork pillars. With enough space to host 6,100 people standing, it’s the perfect place to showcase high profile concerts, live and electronic music shows, art installations, theatre, cultural events and much more. Depot is here to move you.
The open warehouse
With conjoining spaces providing a myriad of opportunities, the venue’s second-biggest arena, Concourse, will offer free-to-attend community events, food markets, record fairs, retail exhibitions, car shows and much more. With a capacity of 3,200 standing, one side of the warehouse space is now completely exposed to the outdoors, allowing natural light to illuminate the pillared unique interior.
The roof-top destination
Undergoing the most radical transformation whilst utilising the original shape of Depot Mayfield’s derelict railway track and platform, the roof-top Platform will become one of Manchester’s most unique open-air destinations. Whilst plans are in place to open platform in 2020, the location is available for photography and filming shoots now.