FAC251 - The Factory
FAC251 - The Factory
2.5
Monday
11:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Friday
11:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 PM - 4:00 AM
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Hollie B
Bishop Auckland, UK30 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Would give it 0 stars, if i could. From the offset, the bouncers were rude and awful. Let me in, after i presented my ID, then asked my 31 year old boyfriend for ID, which he didn't have, they told him it was fine, but "to bring it next time." Then they searched my tiny clutch bag, not once but TWICE. Then they insisted I went in the nightclub, whilst they "frisked" my boyfriend. Obviously, I told them I would stay outside with my boyfriend, as we came together and then I was shouted at by the bouncer, to "let him do his job" but I don't see how that affects him doing his job and I just find it overall dodgy. When my boyfriend came in, we were coerced into paying for 2 entry admissions at £8 each, for what, 3 floors of crap music and packed full of children, so that we couldn't even get served? I'm absolutely disgusted with the bouncers of this club, especially one in particular and will be taking this higher, DO NOT COME HERE.
Written October 16, 2023
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daniel h
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Friends
all the bouncers where horrible all took their job as a joke the one in the beanie hat was way to feely with my friends and refused us entry for being “too drunk” even though they all found it hilarious that we arrived at the club. We had all bought tickets and had our stamps given to us just to be turned away for no reason. Disgusting club had heard horrible stuff about the bouncers prior.
Written April 18, 2022
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Sarah J
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Family
we got split into 2 queues and then made to leave the 2nd queue and join the back of the 1st one that people had been joining after half an hour. there is one bouncer that is horrible who thinks he rules the world (this is a tuesday night) please get me a refund i hate this place yet i still go 3x a week. ly fac give me a job xoxo
Written February 8, 2022
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Lee Clarke
Walsall, UK5 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Friends
Went to manchester for a stag party. The plan was to go to an indie nightclub for some old school uni days music (killers etc.). We put our name on the door to make sure we could get in. Queued up, got to the front, all excited, and then it hit. "You are too old lads, this isn't a club for you". Ha! We had a good laugh about it and left. Limited info online about the dress code and what to expect, so we were shocked. So a word of warning to anyone past 30, "this isn't a club for you" and take your bus pass, your blood pressure meds and your cotton traders fleeces back home where they belong. Its safe there, its almost sunday and antiques roadshow will be on soon.
Written January 20, 2020
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Tom A
9 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
The woman behind the bar was on her phone and chatting to her mate instead of serving me. I asked for Red bull and vodka and she gave me lemonade and vodka instead. The worse customer service i've ever seen the club was crammed honestly was crap
Written November 12, 2022
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Will Mortimer
Oldham, UK1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Friends
When my mum dropped me and my 6 mates off outside this club, everyone in the queue started laughing at my mothers 07’ Micra. Everyone called me little micra boy all night and my night was ruined.
I went to the bar to get my first drink and was disappointed to find out they didn’t serve any milk on draft which forced me to drink my vodka with water instead.
No girls allowed me to dance with them which has left me no choice but to write this review
Written October 29, 2022
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Layla
Woodford, UK2 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Friends
If you are looking to fall over come to this club! It is the club where if you haven't fallen over on the stairs, you clearly must’ve stayed on the first floor. The stairs are metal. Metal plus drinks being spilt on it equals a hazard for people who have alcohol in their system. In addition, for my smokers, you have to pay for the smoking area. Overall, I stayed a maximum of 2 hours and that was enough for one night.
Written February 18, 2022
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Ellimay4
Lytham St Anne's, UK210 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018
My son and his flat mates visited here. They are always made to queue which is fine.
The bouncers enjoy singling our young adults and intimidating them. They try and provoke them.
They will pick on someone out of a group and send them to the back of the queue. Then when they have waited and finally get to the front they tell them they aren’t allowed in. No reason.
My son was then picked up by two of them after they turned their camera off. He was thrown into the road like a piece of dirt . His hand was broken.
My son is not at all aggressive . His friends don’t drink and witnessed the whole thing.
I wouldn’t advise anyone to go to this place.
The bouncers are a law unto themselves.
I am sure the police are well aware of the situation and I bet their CTV gets wiped a lot. Something needs doing quickly before someone else is more seriously injured.
A car just missed my son. This could have been a death.
Beware
Written June 3, 2018
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Judy W
Church Stretton, UK2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Friends
My 18 yr old son was thrown out of The Factory for drinking a bottle of water. This separated him from his mates, while outside alone a gang of lads began to pick on him, thankfully his Uber arrived just before they kicked off. This was his first visit to the club to celebrate his exams being over, it was a horrible experience. The bouncers should be aware that kicking out young lads on their own is potentially very dangerous.
Written June 28, 2017
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David M
6 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Friends
My son and his friends went to the Factory on 17th March. All respectable lads, sober, all aged 18 with ID. In fact they went for an 18th birthday. Bouncer wouldn't let them in. They said to one of the lads ' I don't like you'. He had never been before. Other reviews say that staff nice inside but I see that the bouncers don't seem to be rated as high. Big night for the birthday boy ruined. Eventually customers get fed up with bad service and vote with their feet.
Written March 18, 2018
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