Top Sneaker Shops: Manchester Edition - The Drop Date

Top Sneaker Shops: Manchester Edition


Shopping in the city can be overwhelming at the best of times, especially when it comes to locating the best sneakers and apparel. As the originators of Organising the Chaos, we’ve curated a list of the Top Sneaker Shops in Manchester, for your convenience. Enjoy, and happy shopping!


1. Crepslocker

First up, it’s got to be Crepslocker! Founded in 2014, Crepslocker is committed to providing customers with the freshest selection of emerging designers as well as established creatives. If it’s extremely rare kicks that you’re after, look no further, as this retailer stocks and resells plenty of niche gems. Also offering a foolproof consignment service that allows you to seamlessly sell your designer, visiting this store is a no brainer. 

Instagram: @crepslocker

Address: 24-26 King St, Manchester M2 6AG

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10:00 – 18:00. Sunday 11:00 – 17:00. 



2. KershKicks

Situated right in the heart of the city, KershKicks is “more than just a store”, but an “active part of the local community”. The independent brand, founded by brothers Sam and Ben Kersh, stocks an exclusive selection of ultra-rare sneakers, streetwear and deadstock. Attracting a loyal customer base as well as some rappers and Premier League ballers (as you do), KershKicks is an essential destination if you’re in the area!

Instagram: @kershkicks

Address: 36-40 Edge St, Manchester, M4 1HN

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 11:00 – 18:30. Sunday 11:00 – 17:00.



3. Kick Game 

Arriving on the scene as the retailer’s fifth UK store, Kick Game is an excellent choice of sneaker shop. Nestled in the vibrant core of Manchester, aka the renowned Arndale Shopping Centre, the store showcases a variety of rare and exclusive sneakers and streetwear.

Instagram: @kickgameuk

Address: Manchester Arndale, Upper Mall, Market St, Manchester, M4 3AWQ

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 – 18:00. Saturday 10:00 – 19:00. Sunday 11:30 – 17:30. 


4. END

4. END.

After making big waves by successfully launching flagship stores in both Newcastle and Glasgow, the retail masterpiece END. arrived in Manchester towards the end of 2022. Spanning over 14,000 square feet, the store integrates modern design with architectural nods to the city’s textile history. Delivering END.’s largest sneaker offering yet (as well as a vast selection of luxury, streetwear and skate labels), you certainly won’t leave disappointed!

Instagram: @endclothing 

Address: 12-14 St Mary’s Gate, Manchester

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 – 20:00. Saturday 09:00 – 20:00. Sunday 11:00 – 17:30.




Starting its journey alllllll the way back in 1996, OFFSPRING has taken the sneaker retail industry by storm with stores in 10 locations across the UK. Stocking an insane volume of product from current heat to exclusive drops, it’s a must-visit! 

Instagram: @offspringhq

Address: Selfridges, 1 Exchange Sq, Manchester, M3 1BD

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 – 20:00. Saturday 09:00 – 20:00. Sunday 11:00 – 17:30.


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6. Origin Kicks

Specialising in luxury sneakers, Origin Kicks is a premium destination for buying both exclusive a hype kicks. Initially launching with the goal of stocking the best product alongside the most helpful service, the retailer has since established itself as a force to be reckoned with. Each product is meticulously checked by their authentication team, so you can take confidence in what you’re buying.

Instagram: @originkicksuk

Address: 18 Market Street, Manchester, M1 1PT

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10:00 – 19:00. Sunday 12:00 – 18:00.


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7. size?

Having had a rightful place on Manchester’s highstreet since 2000, size? knows its stuff when it comes to the latest footwear and apparel. Accumulating over 30 stores across the UK, Europe and the Atlantic, the brand is a big believer in culture, championing community with lots of exciting projects and events. 

Instagram: @size_m1_manchester

Address: 37 Market St, Manchester

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 09:30 – 20:00. Saturday 09:00 – 19:00. Sunday 11:30 – 17:30.


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8. Foot Locker

An instantly recognisable store that no shopping destination is complete without, Foot Locker is a trusted retailer that consistently provides the best selection of footwear, apparel and accessories. Widely renowned for being the go-to destination for performance athletic and casual sneakers – visit the Manchester store to cop some new heat. 

Instagram: @footlockeruk

Address: Unit 10B, Cromford Court, 49 Market St, Manchester, M4 3AB

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 – 19:00. Saturday 10:00 – 19:00. 


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9. The Black Sheep

Home to an extremely successful UK skate team as well as your favourite skate-related brands like Stüssy, Vans, Thrasher and more, The Black Sheep is next up on our list of Top Sneaker Drops. Knowledgeable employees with skate experience will help you with all of your shopping needs, claiming the title of  ‘Best Skate Shop Team’ in the UK on eight occasions. Impressive stats. Impressive stock!

Instagram: @blacksheepstore

Address: 36 Dale St, Manchester, M1 2HN

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10:00 – 18:00. Sunday 11:00 – 17:00.




OFFICE stands as a pioneering force in fashion footwear, offering trend-savvy individuals innovative shoes for every occasion. Showcasing a distinctive product lineup of current footwear styles, there is something for everyone, whether you’re an avid sneaker connoisseur or just enjoy shopping!

Instagram: @officeshoes

Address: Manchester Arndale Shopping Centre, Manchester M4 2HU

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 09:00 – 21:00. Sunday 11:30 – 17:30.


11. NOTE Top Sneaker Shops

11. NOTE Shop

Another skate shop to add to the list, it’s none other than NOTE Shop. Providing a go-to hub for skateboarding footwear in Manchester since 1999, NOTE offers a diverse array of brands, designs, and styles tailored to cater to every skater’s taste. Located within the Northern Quarter of the city, the store provides sneakers and apparel from worldwide brands, so you can rest assured that you’re buying the best of the best. 

Instagram: @noteshop

Address: 61 Thomas St, Manchester, M4 1NA

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10:00 – 18:30. Sunday 11:00 – 17:00.


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