Tokyo Industries

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Tokyo Industries
TypePrivate company
IndustryLate Night Entertainment
Founded Greater Manchester (December 1997 (December 1997))
Headquarters Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Area served
United Kingdom
Key people
Aaron Mellor, CEO
Number of employees

Tokyo Industries Limited is a private company, based in the North of England, with an estate of over 30 venues, including Nightclubs, Hotels, Bars and Restaurants.



Tokyo industries was founded in 1997 in Greater Manchester by Aaron Mellor, opening their first venue, Tokyo Project, in Oldham. A second venue opened shortly afterwards in Ashton-under-Lyne followed by a third, The Castle, in Oldham.

In 2013, the 150 year old premises The Castle was bought by Transport for Greater Manchester with plans to demolish the site due to the ongoing Manchester Metrolink construction. [1] In October 2016, Tokyo Industries opened its venue Church Leeds with Leeds clubbing legend Dave Beer of Back To Basics. [2]

Venues & Brands

The company operates numerous well known independent brands: Digital, Factory, Tup Tup Palace, Reds True Barbecue, Fibbers, Impossible, HANGAR 8289, Stein Bier Keller, BrewHaus, City Vaults, The Magnet, The Castle, Get Baked and Tokyo brands, in addition to a number of one off venues and events. The majority of their sites are owned freehold by the company, They are well known for using Funktion-One sound systems at almost all of their sites.

Night Clubs


Other interests

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