About us

The Sharp Project, home to digital entrepreneurs and production companies, is where Space, Power, Connectivity and People converge. Occupants at The Sharp Project make, manipulate or move around the world, digital content. Click here to see our filmography to date.

The Sharp Project offers affordable, flexible office space for rent to companies that make, manipulate and move round the world digital content.

•    200, 000 sq ft building
•    Converted shipping container glazed offices housed internally in the Red Street
•    40 serviced offices (Gold and Blue)
•    4 production stages with 3 phase power ranging from 3, 700 sq ft, to 28, 000 sq ft

Also available to hire:
•    Events space including the Winter Garden
•    Campus where members can meet and network
•    Music and post production studio
•    Prop store/construction space

We have an abundance of power with our own non- contended symmetric “on net” connectivity designed to provide affordable and flexible support for the creative/digital industries.

The Sharp Project  is located on just outside Manchester city centre in the North West of England and is close to air, motorway and public transport connections.

Tenant Admission Policy

The Sharp Project has been a multi-million pound investment by Manchester City Council, Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) specifically to help grow and build on the creative and digital sector in order to create job and career opportunities in the area.

It is important to create an ecosystem on site which allows this growth to develop, as companies collaborate as well as compete with each other for business.

To enable this we carefully select companies who offer complimentary or additional services which will allow creative companies to develop their skills and support their businesses to grow for example, legal expertise in intellectual property, venture capital funding or specific to sector training.

The Sharp Project’s objectives strictly adhere to the City of Manchester’s economic growth strategy.  Working with tenants in this way allows a balanced ecosystem to develop at the Sharp Project and we measure admissions against this phrase:

“ involved in, or support thereof, the making, manipulation or moving around the world of digital content in order to make money and grow the sector.”

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