HOME Arches

Situated between HOME and Whitworth Street West, the new space will be a resource for artists of all ages, disciplines and career stages. Robertson Construction has been appointed to carry out the work due to be completed in May 2024.

The £3.7m HOME Arches project, which HOME will operate, will help nurture, attract and retain creative talent in Manchester by providing high-quality, low-cost rehearsal and training space. It will add to the sense of place in the First Street district and further strengthen it as a destination.

HOME Arches

The project is being funded through £2.3m of Government Levelling Up funding, a £0.9m contribution from the Council and around £0.5m from HOME (which includes some post-construction costs.)

The scheme is one of two parts of the Culture In The City project, which Manchester City Council secured almost £20m of Government Levelling Up funding for in autumn 2021.

The other part, a £17.5m scheme, is seeing the Grade II-listed Upper Campfield and Lower Campfield Market buildings over on Liverpool Road – lovingly transformed into a new tech, media and creative industries hub.

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