5 Of The Best Places To Work Remotely From in Manchester
By: Rachael, redwigwam
The Covid 19 outbreak sent millions of office workers to their front rooms to work remotely for the entirety of lockdown, and lots of businesses are continuing to work this way, adding it to their list of perks when they're on the hunt for new candidates.
And it is in fact very popular - with 97 percent of workers saying yes to wanting to work remote either full time, or some of the time. Find the survey from Buffer here for more details. However, some people like to keep their work life, and home life separate, which we completely understand!
How do you work your remote job, and still have your home feeling homely?
Well good news is, lots of employees have started using flexible working spaces, this way they have the freedom of being in a comfortable space, without feeling like their home is an office.
To start off, we're going to look at Manchester and the 5 best remote places you can work.
You're probably familiar with Brew Dog, but have you heard of Desk Dog?!
This is the perfect way to beat the working from home blues. Co work in an amazing bar, with unlimited tea and coffee all day and have a cheeky pint waiting for you once you've finished work.
To book one of these Desk Dogs, it costs £10 - but the best thing about it is you can bring your pups! On Brew Dogs website they even say they'll look after your pups and belongings if you need to nip away from your table.
There are different deals and you can pay a bit more if you'd like some buffalo or chicken wings! Choose between a daily pass, season pass or opt for a Student deal if you're in college/uni!
It's definitely worth taking a look into. Tea, coffee, beer, chicken wings and pups... You can see why this was our number one.
Address: Scottish Mutual House, 35 Peter St, M2 5BG
If you're a freelancer, or a start up company looking for a great space to work and a real sense of community, Use.Space could be the working space for you.
You can book a free tour to take a look at the gorgeous spaces available, from private offices, board rooms, chill/breakout rooms to meet up cafes.
Find yourself surrounded by plants with a space to breathe, create and rejuvenate. This is perfect if you're looking to network and collaborate with other people, whilst also having your own space to work with your team, or alone on independent projects.
Address: 31 Ardwick Green, Thirsk Street, Manchester M12 6PN
We couldn't do our remote faves without adding in an instagramable book/coffee shop!
This is a remote employees or freelances dream with tasty cakes, drinks and a peaceful place to work. You can even pick yourself an amazing book to read in between your work load.
Get chatting to some of the regulars, and enjoy general chit chat again in a cosy cafe with some homely food!
The opening hours are 10am-9pm so you'll have plenty of time to get your work done.
Address: Chapter One Books, 19 Lever Street, M1 1BY
This coffee shop is a favourite amongst freelancers!
You can enjoy delicious brunch with great coffee and of course, plenty of plug points to stay all day! We'd recommend getting there in the morning though, this popular coffee destination gets busy during the late afternoons.
This is great if you're looking for new scenery outside your home.
Address: Foundation Coffee House, Sevendale House, Lever St, M1 1JB
If you're looking for a vibrant coffee shop in the heart of Manchester, where it's all at - you're in the right place! Lättsam is a Scandinavian-inspired cafe offering incredible coffee, pastries and craft beer for when you've finished your shift!
The airy light space is a remote workers dream, with a fabulous interior design showcasing the busy streets of Manchester if you find yourself a window seat.
Address: 5 Spring Gardens, Manchester M2 2BY
We hope this blog has given you some inspo when you're on the hunt for your remote working space! Let us know if there's any favourites we haven't added to the list.