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PureGym Manchester Urban Exchange

Manchester Urban Exchange is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 444.
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From £16.99 per month
NO CONTRACT GYM - leave any time
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Opening Hours
24 hours/day, 7 days a week
  • Free parking
  • No contract
  • 220+ bits of kit
  • 50+ classes
  • Composition scan
  • Open 24 hours
  • Free wifi
  • Full air-con

Welcome to our Manchester Urban Exchange gym

1 million members, 1 million reasons. What's yours? Join now.

Give your body a treat and your finances a breather at our great-value gym in the heart of Manchester. Whether you’re looking to shed a few pounds, tone up or gain muscle we cater for all levels of fitness and abilities at Urban Exchange. We know you're busy, which is why we're open 24 hours a day so that you can work out whenever you like. This gym has recently undergone a face lift so you can now enjoy training in a larger functional area with loads of new functional kit to help you smash your fitness goals.

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Inside the gym

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The team

  • Jonny Burgreave Gym Manager Jonny Burgreave Gym Manager
  • Rachel Brown Assistant Gym Manager Rachel Brown Assistant Gym Manager
  • Lance Walcott Assistant Gym Manager Lance Walcott Assistant Gym Manager

So why join?

  • Free parking
  • No contract
  • Over 220 pieces of state-of-the-art equipment, in a clean, comfortable, safe, friendly and spacious setting
  • Over 50 classes a week
  • Track progress with body composition scans
  • Open 24/7 - work out when you want
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fully air conditioned for your comfort
  • Changing rooms with showers and lockers
  • Free initial exercise induction
  • Fantastic offers and discounts available to print out from our members area
  • Personal trainers available

Get more with a
Plus membership

All the benefts of a
Core membership plus:

  • Bring a guest 4 times a month
  • Freeze your membership anytime
  • Bigger discounts on brands
  • Multi Gym Access
  • Book classes 14 days in advance

Choose Plus for just £22.99
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NOTICE TO MEMBERS

Non-staffed hours are: Friday 8pm-10pm Saturday 6am-8am & 4pm-10pm Sunday 6am-8am & 4pm-10pm.

Equipped to succeed

We are a low cost gym but don’t get the idea we have cut down on the equipment to keep the price low. There are more than 220 state-of-the-art pieces of kit we are sure there will be something to suit your fitness needs. Treadmills, cross trainers, rowers and steppers - we’ve got all the gear and loads of ideas to help you reach your targets.

Great functional area

We have a large functional area equipped with a prowler track and plenty of functional kit including tyres. This area also has a light weights area so you have extra space to weight train. Both areas are upstairs and separate to the main free weights area. Plus, the changing rooms have also been improved so you can enjoy a clean environment to freshen up after your workouts.

A fantastic new way to workout

We have a great functional area to workout where includes the following kit:

The rig: release your inner child on this fitness climbing frame designed to increase your all over fitness,

The 15 metre ladder: ideal for sprints, jogging or testing your fitness against the infamous bleep test

The boxes: these plyometric boxes will strengthen your legs and give you explosive power

The battle ropes: whether you swing it, slam it or throw it, the ropes will tone your upper body

Over 50 free fitness classes

And if you enjoy the thrills and spills of working in a group, we have more than 50 free classes available every week. Experiment with the rig to help boost your power, strength and overall fitness. Take a spin on one of our brilliant bikes in our cycle class and receive feedback on your progress as you pedal your way through a mixture of terrains. Fat burn, circuits and cycle are just some of the sessions available when you become a member, but there is so much more!

Joining PureGym is easy

Join online and benefit from a free exercise induction in which a qualified instructor will show you the ropes and give you tips on the best equipment to suit your fitness needs. Check out the members’ area on the site where you will receive special offers and discounts. If you prefer to test the waters first, book a day pass and see what we have to offer.

Your fellow members tell us we're the best gym in the area and who are we to disagree?!

How to find us

We're based on Great Ancoats Street, next to M&S and Go Outdoors.
BY CAR

If you're coming by car, pop M4 6DE into your SatNav and park in our free on-site car park for up to 3 hours. Please note members are required to input their registration plate into the in club consoles to use the on-site car park.

BY BUS

The 216, 217, 218 or 231 bus will drop you nearby.

BY TRAIN

We're less than a mile from Piccadilly train station. 

Manchester Urban Exchange gym reviews

Rated 2 out of 5 by from improve equipment quality Enforce gym members to put back their weights as is very hard to locate them Reduce the noise from studio Increase number of the dumbells Leg press machine can be replaced as i have seen two members hurt so far free weight Back machine required Shower area can be a lot cleaner Need more cable attachment/bar
Date published: 2020-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Overall is excellent I really enjoy the cla I love the classes special Circle Heat step and pumps
Date published: 2020-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clean and good functional equipment I have been away from the gym for 4 weeks but on my return it was nice to see all the cardio equipment had been renewed and improved. I also completed a circuits class which was well run and enjoyable if hard !!
Date published: 2020-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good classes I enjoy the classes. Would be good if they could all be 45 mins long.
Date published: 2020-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good measures taken in these trying times. I do think staff could be friendlier. They are happy to help the frequent gym goes, but for someone who does cardio only they are very intimidating
Date published: 2020-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Close to home staff helpful and always smiling Excellent service best gym I’ve ever been to love the environment
Date published: 2020-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like the new dumbells and appreciate the cleaning Weights area can be intimidating, at urban exchange prefer the upstairs area. Lighter and friendlier
Date published: 2020-03-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Woeful provision for the virus Need more handgel dispensers... And make them more prominent. Pathetic provision of sanitiser and wipes... Two days ago one table for whole of upstairs... And no tissues. Should have tissues and bins outside the entrance too ... And gel.
Date published: 2020-03-16
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