Manchester dance group Precise Crew have been crowned winners of Barclays Live Manchester after wowing a panel of celebrity judges at Piccadilly Gardens.

Videos of the five finalists were uploaded onto the Barclays Live website where they faced a public vote against House of Fierce, Dance Design, Scarlette Vye-Lowerie and Shockarellas.

Laura-Anne Gill, Mitch Clarke, Jake Harris, Yong Ro, Hannah Stokes, Jenny Goodare, Lou Parsons and Kirsty Williamson have won VIP tickets to see Brendan Cole in perform live and also won the £1,000 prize.

Precise Crew at Barclays Live

Precise Crew choreographer, Laura-Anne Gill, said: “We are so happy to have won Barclays Live Manchester and want to thank everyone who took the time to vote for us! The voting was incredibly close between us and the Shockarellas as they’re super talented and we have huge respect for them.”

Precise Crew was formed two years ago by choreographer, Laura Anne Gill who has worked with such names as Alexandra Burke, JLS, Gwen Stefani, Kanye West, George Michael, Pink and Katy Perry. As well as winning Barclays Live Manchester, the troupe recently made it to the World Street Dance Championship Finals.

The finalists were chosen by a panel of judges including Strictly Come Dancing‘s Brendan Cole, former footballer Chris Kamara, Radio Key 103’s Trevor Jordan and Helen Armstrong from Barclays.

Brendan Cole said: “Congratulations to Precise Crew for winning the Barclays Live Manchester heat. Precise Crew have a huge amount of talent for such young dancers and definitely have a great future ahead of them.”