First member visits HideOut!

Namyla was the very first person to become a member of HideOut after signing up earlier this year. Today we welcomed Namyla & her brother Armaan to HideOut for a special sneak peek tour. Following the tour, Namyla said “I’m really excited for the Youth Zone to open. I can’t wait to try climbing, sports... Read more »

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Update: Resident’s Open Day

Due to changes to Government guidance regarding COVID-19, we have taken the decision to postpone the local resident’s open day due to take place on Saturday 8th August. Protecting the health and wellbeing of young people, employees, volunteers and the wider community is our primary focus. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and will be... Read more »

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HideOut Youth Zone Project Update

A new opening plan has been unveiled for the ‘HideOut’, East Manchester’s new £6.6million OnSide Youth Zone. Construction was recently completed on the state-of-the-art facility, which is located in on the border of Gorton and Longsight, Manchester. The Youth Zone had originally planned an official opening day celebration this Spring with hundreds of local young... Read more »

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“HideOut Youth Zone is absolutely fantastic” says Theo Paphitis

On Tuesday 10 March, Theo Paphitis visited HideOut Youth Zone for the first time since announcing his Founder Patron support for the charity. Theo, who has fond memories of growing up in Gorton, said the tour left him feeling ‘inspired’ and is now calling on the Manchester business community to come together in support of... Read more »

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Podcast: What Manchester Taught Me with Bruntwood

The latest ‘What Manchester Taught Me’ podcast is now live with special guest Kate Vokes, Director of Social Impact at Bruntwood. ‘What Manchester Taught Me’ is a youth-led podcast series which allows listeners to get to know the charity’s supporters, delve deeper into their ties to Manchester, uncover their tips and tricks for success and... Read more »

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East Manchester’s £6.6million HideOut Youth Zone edges closer to completion

Over the past twelve months work has progressed well on-site of East Manchester’s brand-new Youth Zone, with construction of the £6.6million HideOut Youth Zone on schedule to complete this Spring.  Located on Hyde Road in Belle Vue, HideOut Youth Zone will offer young people aged 8-19, and up to 25 for those with additional needs, somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk... Read more »

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Theo Paphitis supports HideOut Youth Zone

Theo Paphitis has pledged to become a Founder Patron of East Manchester’s HideOut Youth Zone, via the Theo Paphitis Charitable Trust, giving back to the local community where he grew up. Set to open in Gorton in Spring 2020, HideOut Youth Zone will provide thousands of young people from East Manchester with somewhere to go,... Read more »

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This Is Manchester Award ambassadors discuss what makes Manchester special on new youth-led podcast series

This Is Manchester Awards Founder Ziara Siddique, TV host Jenny Powell and The Social PR agency owner Scott Thomas are the latest guests to be interviewed by young people on HideOut Youth Zone’s new podcast series ‘What Manchester Taught Me’. On the brand-new episode, Ziara, Jenny and Scott discuss their favourite places in Manchester, their... Read more »

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Supporters enjoy sneak peek inside East Manchester’s new £6.6million HideOut Youth Zone

Wednesday 6th November saw funders and supporters of East Manchester’s new HideOut Youth Zone gather to see the progress on-site of the £6.6million facility. Located on Hyde Road in East Manchester, HideOut Youth Zone is a brand-new charity set to inspire Manchester’s young people to lead healthier, happier, more aspirational lives through quality activities and... Read more »

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The only way is up as HideOut Youth Zone takes shape


The only way is up for East Manchester’s HideOut Youth Zone as work continues on the £6.6million Youth Zone steel superstructure. Located on Hyde Road in Gorton, HideOut Youth Zone is a brand-new charity which will provide thousands of young Mancunians with somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to. Developed in... Read more »

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