New art and cultural center for Manchester

The construction of the new art and cultural center HOME is completed. On May 21 2015 was the official opening of HOME. Besides two theaters with 450 and 150 seats, there are five cinemas, a café and a lobby an art gallery, studio and teaching spaces and a square for outdoor performances.
The project brings together two existing cultural institutions, the renowned Manchester Library Theatre Company and art house cinema Cornerhouse. The center will also accommodate large cultural festivals and international events including the Manchester International Festival.
The design is from Mecanoo architecten from Delft, who won the first prize in the international architecture competition. Theateradvies was involved as theater consultant by the design of the theater and cinema halls.


  • Client Manchester City Council
  • Architect Mecanoo
  • Project

    Art and cultural center with two theaters (450 and 150 seats) and five cinemas

  • Date of completion 2015

HOME cultural facility, Manchester, England

Scope of work Theateradvies®

Logistics, auditorium design, sightlines. 

Stage rigging and lifting systems, stage lighting installation, AV installation and cinema installations.