Manchester venues

Manchester venues

 

Manchester Central | Radisson Blu Edwardian | Crowne Plaza Manchester | The Principal Manchester | Emirates Old Trafford

 

Manchester’s venues range from historic landmarks to a first-class convention centre, conference hotels and a raft of unique and unusual options.

 

Manchester Central

 

 Manchester Central - central hall - live event
 

An award-winning venue in the heart of one of Europe’s most vibrant cities, Manchester Central offers world-class facilities to create unforgettable events, in a historical setting that proudly celebrates Manchester’s industrial past.

  • Over 23,000 sqm  / 247,569 sqft of flexible space for over 10,000 delegates, including a 804-seat auditorium
  • Large purpose-built banqueting space for up to 1,200 guests.
  • Adaptable facilities, including divisible Cobden Rooms and the 10,000 sqm  / 107,639 sqft column-less Central Hall. 
  • This Grade-II listed building was originally the city’s central railway station, evident by architecture including a striking and distinctive arched roof that offers an abundance of natural light.

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Radisson Blu Edwardian 

  

The Radisson Blu Edwardian, Manchester hotel is set inside the historic Grade II-listed Free Trade Hall, one of the city’s oldest and most iconic buildings.

  • 263 bedrooms and 24 suites, with ample meeting space including 22 flexible meeting rooms for up to 500 delegates. 
  • Tucked away in the building’s vaults is a 12-metre swimming pool, sauna and steam room.
  •  Peter Street Kitchen, a contemporary Japanese and Mexican restaurant on the ground floor is available for exclusive hire, accommodating up to 125 guests seated and 250 guests standing. A 12-seater Hibachi table and fire pit is also available.
  • Located next door to Manchester Central, the Free Trade Hall is a 10-minute walk from Deansgate station, a two-minute walk from St Peter’s Square metro stop and a short drive to Manchester International airport.

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Crowne Plaza Manchester 

Crowne Plaza Oxford Road (lounge), Manchester
 

Situated in the heart of the University of Manchester campus, the four-star Crowne Plaza, Oxford Road offers a luxury experience alongside world-class event facilities. 

  • A dedicated events floor includes seven meeting rooms, from the Turing Room for eight guests to the Rothwell Suite for up to 230 people. 
  • The hotel’s Laureate restaurant has a menu inspired by Mediterranean, Asian and modern Australian cuisine. 
  • 212 bedrooms and a 24-hour onsite business centre.
  • The team proudly guarantees a two-hour response time on RFPs and a dedicated point of contact for your entire event.

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The Principal Manchester 

Man and woman walking down the front steps of the Principal Hotel, Manchester, England in the evening.
 

With its clock tower and striking Victorian architecture, the four-star Principal Manchester is an unmistakable landmark in the city's skyline. 

  •  A magnificent, terracotta Grade II-listed building, the 270-room hotel has a history dating back to 1890, when it first opened as The Refuge Assurance Company headquarters.
  • 17 meeting and event rooms in Edwardian surroundings for up to 1,000 delegates. 
  • Largest ballroom in a hotel in the northwest of England.
  • Free, super-fast WiFi with a maximum bandwidth of 1Gb, available throughout.

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Emirates Old Trafford 

Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester - @emiratesot
 

Home of Lancashire County Cricket Club and not to be confused with the city’s football stadium with a similar name, Emirates Old Trafford is a flexible, multi-purpose conference and events venue.

  • Over 3,600 sqm / 38,750 sqft of space and 43 meeting rooms
  • The Pavilion can accommodate up to 700 guests across its eight suites and nine executive boxes for corporate hospitality.
  • The Point offers a blank canvas for 1,000 banqueting or 1,200 theatre-style. 
  • A 150-bedroom Hilton Garden Inn hotel on-site.

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