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PureGym Manchester Urban Exchange

Manchester Urban Exchange is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 533.
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From £22.99 per month
NO CONTRACT GYM - leave any time
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Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 6am - 10pm
Saturday - Sunday 8am - 8pm
  • Free parking*
  • No contract
  • 220+ bits of kit
  • Composition scan
  • Free wifi
  • Full air-con
  • Member benefits
  • PTs available

Welcome to our Manchester Urban Exchange gym

Your Gym is Back Open!

As we reopen your gym, opening hours and class availability are subject to change. Opening hours information can be found on your gym’s homepage and information about classes is on your gym’s classes page.

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 (parking restrictions may apply, see below for details)
  • No contract
  • Over 220 pieces of state-of-the-art equipment, in a clean, comfortable, safe, friendly and spacious setting
  • Track progress with body composition scans
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fully air conditioned for your comfort
  • Changing facilities available
  • 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

Choose Plus for just £22.99
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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. *Parking restrictions may apply. Please check in the car park before you enter the gym. PureGym is not responsible for any parking fines.

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 5 out of 5 by from Quiet and clean Great session glad to be back quiet bit clean and easy to use equipment
Date published: 2020-08-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Clean and feels Covid safe The tens at Mcr Urban Exchange have done a good job to space equipment out and leave plenty of cleaning equipment out. Scan your QR code to enter now- note it’s a new one for exit (and you need one to exit) and lockers/showers open but with limited capacity so time your visit accordingly
Date published: 2020-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great i can wait for more classes, this is what i really need. especially yoga!
Date published: 2020-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Felt very safe and clean First visit back after 5 months! It felt very safe and clean and the distancing measures in place seem to work well. Thanks for all the hard work and effort.
Date published: 2020-08-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Still feels like too many people 60 people felt too much when I went at least busy time. 2-3pm
Date published: 2020-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Spacious, clean and tidy. Well-marked areas make it easy to distance. People were good at returning equipment and cleaning it. All pretty reassuring.
Date published: 2020-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very clean First time back to the gym , all very straight forward and easy to Navigate
Date published: 2020-08-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Hygiene is up to government standard. Gym staff following the health guidelines but there’s construction going on main road which make it tedious to drive to gym car park without avoiding traffic delay
Date published: 2020-08-06
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