Located 5 minutes walk from Westgate station and approximately 20 minutes from Kirkgate Station.
Regular services run direct to Wakefield from around the Country.
Taxi / Minibus
Dolan Green Executive Services:
Tele: 01924 372919
Mob: 07711 635095
Minibuses available from 8 to 42 seaters
Standard and Executive Cars
Postcode: WF1 1ED.
M1 North (J40)
Approx. 2.6 mile
M1 South (J39)
Approx. 3 mile
Exit Junction 30
Unity House car park is situated at the top of Smyth Street. Parking is free after 6pm and all day Sunday’s.
For Less than 500 people £350
For Over 500 people £500
Both rates above includes full venue hire for a full operating period of 5 hours (time not included for setting up equipment and decorations)
The above rates includes a Sound engineer and Door supervisors.
Please contact [email protected] for any current/seasonal price changes.
All prices quoted are exclusive of VAT.
Warehouse23 is surrounded by public and private car parks for use by artists and customers. Production vehicles can be stored in our private car park. Tour bus parking can be arranged, however we require a minimum of 4 weeks advance notice so the arrangements can be finalised.
This is done through the main entrance, as it is the only entrance with no stairs. Other entrances may be used if the artist so wishes. For loading, artists may park on Smyth Street for up to 2 hours (£1.40 charge). This becomes free after 6PM.
Logic System Ethos Array
6x Ethos VA
2x Ethos Nd315
4x Ethos Nd218
Powered by Logic Systems amps.
Logic Systems Infill
SYSTEM CONTROLLERS NOT EDITABLE
20ft x 20ft playable area, 28” High. 8ft x 6ft x 18” drum riser.
F.O.H. Mix Position
40 send, 16 return Digital multicore
8 way mix.
10 Logic Systems CM20’s
Side Fills (2*18” and Turbosound TA-500H per side)
All mixes BiAmped.
4*15” Sub added for drum mix.
Monitors are generally controlled from F.O.H. mix position.
Midas M32 is available on request (4 weeks notice) as monitor console.
6* Sennheiser e904
1* Sennheiser e602
1* Sennheiser e902
1* Sennheiser e901
1* Solomon SubKick
1* Audio Technica ATM250
3* Sennheiser e614
5* Condenser microphones
16* Active DI boxes
Selection of full boom and half boom stands.
5* LP Claws
14x LED PAR64
10x Prolight Kudos8’s
2* Showtec Sun Strips
1* Haze Machine
We use a Pearl Expert Titan lighting desk for all our live shows.
If you wish to bring your own desk, we can provide a full DMX plan in advance of the show.
Warehouse23 now have a 4mtr x 2mtr video screen at the back of the stage. This is controlled by Resolume from F.O.H. Please provide any custom graphics you wish to be shown on the screen in advance or asap on the day.
Warehouse23 no longer have the ability to hang backdrops. Please provide either in advance, or on the day you logo/backdrop image in electronic format and we will display this through our screen. This allows smoother transition between band backdrops.
Any technical requirements over and above what is listed can be arrange. A cost may be incurred to venue hirer. 4 weeks notice needed, price on application.
Our stage has a compliment of 13A sockets to cover any artists’ needs.
For health and safety purposes, we have a permanently installed crowd control barrier with security pit for every live event.
Although we are licenced to hold 1000 people, we endeavour to keep all events at a 900 capacity to allow for a more comfortable experience. We can operate at full capacity if required but with some restricted viewing.
Warehouse23 has 6 large air con units to help maintain a comfortable temperature.
Dressing Room 1
Fully heated dressing room. Fridge
Seating for ~12 people.
Dressing Room 2
Fully heated dressing room. Fridge
Seating for ~10 people.
Sofa for ~8 people (for opening support if needed)
1x Worktop area with fridge, kettle, microwave, toaster.
1x Desk with power for TM
The merchandise area is to the back of the room in the raised area near the FOH mixing desk. Power is available upon request. We can arrange for a merchandise vendor for you charged at £6.50 per hour. Prior notice is needed if you require this.
We allow 1 guest per performing member of support bands and a total of 20 guests per headline band unless otherwise arranged. Guest lists must be submitted to the artist liaison on the night no later than 30 minutes before doors.
All our events are run on a 14+ basis unless otherwise specifically stated at the time of booking. All minors must be clear of the venue by 11:30 in accordance with our licence.
Crowd surfing is strictly prohibited at all events. Any audience member caught will be removed from the venue. Please do not encourage this.
Whilst we welcome the idea of pyrotechnics, powerful lasers, CO2 cannons and other special effects in an artists’ show. Use of these is strictly prohibited without written consent given by the venue prior to the show.
Invoice & Contracts
Please send all invoices & contracts to:
FAO: Bryn Johnson
Factory Leisure Ltd
23 Smyth Street
Wakefield WF1 1ED
Any further enquiries please do not hesitate to contact us.
All other enquiries:
23 Smyth Street,