The best studio space in Manchester is in Salford
Tapping into a rich vein of creative talent, Islington Mill is a hub of collaboration, support and expertise. Our studios are home to designers, makers, musicians, artists, filmmakers and a host of small creative businesses; our vibrant community is formed around unparalleled ecology of curious people and creative space coalescing around collaboration and experimental events.
Islington Mill is home to 50 small businesses and more than 100 artists. Over the last 15 years we’ve supported more than 5,000 artists from 35 different countries More than 15,000 people visit the building every year. Some stay for an evening, some make it their home for several years.
The Mill sits between the University of Salford and Manchester city centre, straddling the two cities; simultaneously the heart of Salford’s creative community, and a ten minute walk along Chapel Street to Manchester city centre.
Our studio spaces are situated across the upper floors of the main converted Victorian mill; an imposing red brick building constructed around a cobbled central courtyard. Visit our Rent Studio page for more information.
We have a variety of atmospheric, industrial spaces around the complex including live workspace in the external outbuilding as well as our ground floor venue and gallery space – all are available for one-off events, photo shoots, rehearsals, exhibitions and filming – visit our Hire Space page for more infomation.