Wex Photo Video Manchester
Address: Unit 4, Downing Street Ind Est
Manchester, M12 6HH
Manager: Guy Hodgkiss-Cook
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0161 274 4455Get Directions
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Wex Photo Video Manchester is your destination for photographic and video equipment. Benefit from our team’s knowledge and experience and receive independent impartial advice that’s tailored to your needs, not sales targets. Our success depends on helping you to thrive in the world of image production.
How to get to Wex Photo Video Manchester
Getting to Wex Photo Video’s Manchester store is easy – if you’re visiting us by train, we’re a 10 minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly station. From there, follow the London Road, go under the railway bridges, onto Downing Street, and you can find us just off the main road. If you’re travelling by car, your sat-nav will ensure you arrive at successfully (M12 6HH). We’re on the A6, which is easily accessible from the A635 and the city centre and we have free off-road customer parking.
Get hands-on with a huge range of demo gear from cameras and accessories to lighting and studio equipment.
Get free and impartial advice in-person or over the phone.
Rent from a wide range of equipment including cameras, lighting and accessories at competitive rates.
Drop off your equipment in-store for repair and servicing with our expert repair centre Fixation.
Treat your sensor to an expert clean. Book an appointment »
Exchange your old equipment and receive credit in store against a new purchase. Find out more »
Receive a free, 30 minute, introductory workshop with our experts when you buy a camera from Wex. Book an appointment »
Browse our website and collect your items in-store for free.
Free home delivery from store to home when you spend over £50*.
Join us for In-store and local photo and video events, demo sessions and training »
Are you a student and need some extra space to shoot? No problem, at selected Wex stores, you can use our seminar and studio space, for free. Simply select your store, find an available time and book. Upon arrival, please have ready your valid student ID card. Without it and you will not be able to use the studio space. *Please note that we do not allow boudoir, pageantry or other shoots containing nudity of any kind in our spaces.
In store trade-in, is as easy as 1,2,3:
- Fill in our online form to get an instant estimate for your kit
- Bring your items to the store for assessment
- Receive an offer for your equipment 24 hours later to use against a new purchase
During busy times we send some of our trade-ins to our central team in Norwich for assessment, quotes usually come back within the 24 hours quote period.
Fixation Manchester Hub - Photographic Repair Specialist
At our dedicated Fixation service desk our team can assist you with professional sensor cleaning, enhanced quoting services and minor repairs on-site. If your repair needs closer attention by our specialists we will handle the logistics to and from our London repair centre for your convenience and peace of mind.
Based in London, Fixation is our photographic repair specialist trusted by major UK businesses, publications, corporations and professionals. Established in 1988, Fixation has developed a reputation for unrivalled technical expertise and excellent customer service. Fixation’s repair services are approved by Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm, Profoto, Quantum and Bowens. The excellent reputation of the Fixation team is built on rigorous training and expertise, with the team’s combined industry experience totalling several centuries.
Fixation test equipment is supplied by the manufacturer so you can be sure your kit is returned to the factory standard. Fixation always use genuine spare parts and guarantee their services for 6 months. Fixation services includes sensor cleaning, focus calibration, warranty repairs and quotes for insurance. Studio companies or photographers in Manchester can now drop off kit locally and if we can’t repair your kit in store we will ship your items securely to our London workshop for inspection and repair. Or simply complete our online repair form and send your equipment directly to us.
Wex Rental Manchester Hub
The Wex Rental desk at our Manchester store has a dedicated team to help you get the most out of our wide range of high-quality rental equipment. Explore our online catalogue or talk to a member of staff in-store to book your rental with us.
All rental bookings must be placed in advance as we check and sanitise all kit prior to despatch. Simply place your order online, by phone or email, or you can book in-store. If you are a first-time customer our booking team will need to verify your ID and address. Please note that we are occasionally required to verify your identity before despatching some orders. Learn more about the process and information required and our account options.
Choose whether you want to collect your order from Wex Manchester or have it delivered to your address. If you need to extend the length of your rental order, please contact our rental department and we will be happy to extend your rental period where available and re-quote. You can either drop off your rental equipment at Wex Manchester on your scheduled return date, or we can arrange collection from your address. Alternatively, you can return the equipment to us via a secure and insured method. Once we have the equipment back with us, it is fully checked and tested, any deposit held is refunded.
Our hire rates are calculated on a daily basis with the start date being the first chargeable day and the end date being the last chargeable rental day, we do offer special weekend and weekly rates, and you can open a rental account with Wex to maximise how much you get out of our rental services, including 30-day payment terms and no up-front deposit. We also offer a price promise to anyone interested in using our service. If you come across an item from our rental range that is being offered at a cheaper rate by another rental company (including online-only companies), get in touch and we will match their price.
Meet the Wex Photo Video Manchester Team
- 15 years in retail leadership
- Passionate about customer service
- Conceptual, fashion and travel photography
- Interested in visual sociology
- Fan of Sebastião Salgado’s work
- Canon and Profoto lover
- Over 20 years of experience in the industry
- Customer service specialist
- Hobbyist photographer
- Fujifilm user
- Travel, Architecture & Wildlife photography
- Adventure-sports lover
- Sony specialist
- Nature photography
- Urban photography
- Specialises in Unit Stills / Behind the Scenes Photography for Film Productions
- Over 15 years of Experience in Video / Film Production
- Canon User