Manchester Central

Type of venue:
conference centre
Agency tel:
0845 351 9917
Meeting rooms:
59
Max capacity:
9000
Bedrooms:
0
Parking spaces:
720
Motorway
M60
Train station:
Victoria / Piccadilly
Airport:
Manchester International Airport
Location:
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Manchester Central is an award-winning venue in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities. Its vaulted arches and station clock have made Manchester Central an iconic city feature for over 130 years.

With the capacity to handle intimate corporate functions as well as large-scale conferences and exhibitions, Manchester Central offers world class flexibility and state-of-the-art facilities that provide the perfect venue for some of the world's leading events.

Its facilities include: 804-seat purpose-built Exchange Auditorium; 1,800m² exhibition, conference or 1,200-capacity dining space Exchange Hall; 10,000m² column-free and divisible Central Hall and a suite of smaller state-of-the-art conference and meeting rooms.

Manchester Central's world class philosophy applies to all its facilities, teams and services. From ideas to delivery, the venue's experienced team of professionals continue to lead the industry with a bespoke approach to each event and outstanding ... View full description

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Suites Name Capacity (People) Dimensions
Theatre Classrm Boardrm Cabaret Banquet Ushape Rec.
H L W A
Central Halls Combined
Suite Image
9000 - - 2400 4000 - - 26.3/157/63.7/ 10032
Central Hall 1
Suite Image
2000 - - 720 1200 - - 26.3/41.5/63.7/ 2643
Central Hall 2
Suite Image
8000 - - 1800 3000 - - 26.3/114/63.7/ 7274
Exchange Hall
Suite Image
1600 750 - 480 1000 - - 7.8/50.4/36.4/ 1834
Exchange Auditorium
Suite Image
804 - - - - - - 26/23/34.8/ 540
Exchange Lower Foyer
Suite Image
- - - - - - - 5.93/10/23.5/ 85
Exchange Upper Foyer
Suite Image
- - - - - - 450 3.69/56.5/10.5/ 505
Charter Foyer
Suite Image
- - - - - - 750 3.28/67.3/20.1/ 1000
Central Foyer (Central Rooms In)
Suite Image
- - - - - - 750 6.51/56.1/25.7/ 1280
Central Foyer (Central Rooms Out)
Suite Image
- - - - - - 1200 6.51/56.1/25.7/ 1650
The Gallery
Suite Image
- - - - 300 - 500 6.54/48.5/15/ 748
Charter 1
Suite Image
400 159 66 120 200 - - 4.89/24.1/26.9/ 415
Charter 2
Suite Image
230 90 54 66 140 - - 4.89/17.5/18.2/ 254
Charter 3
Suite Image
270 126 54 72 150 - - 4.89/13.2/24.6/ 282
Charters 2-3 Combined
Suite Image
500 219 60 180 300 - - 4.89/30.8/24.6/ 526
Charters 1-3 Combined
Suite Image
800 348 60 240 510 - - 4.89/30.8/48.1/ 951
Charter 4
Suite Image
190 60 42 60 100 - - 4.89/22.1/9.4/ 207
Exchange 1
Suite Image
80 36 36 24 40 - - 3.29/12/5.7/ 68
Exchange 2
Suite Image
40 12 20 12 20 - - 3.29/5.8/5.7/ 33
Exchange 3
Suite Image
40 12 20 12 20 - - 3.29/5.8/5.7/ 33
Exchange 2-3 Combined
Suite Image
80 36 36 24 40 - - 3.29/12/5.7/ 68
Exchange 4
Suite Image
40 12 20 12 20 - - 3.29/5.8/5.7/ 33
Exchange 5
Suite Image
40 12 20 12 20 - - 3.29/5.8/5.7/ 33
Exchange 4-5 Combined
Suite Image
80 36 36 24 40 - - 3.29/12/5.7/ 65
Exchange 6
Suite Image
40 12 20 12 20 - - 3.29/5.8/5.7/ 33
Exchange 7
Suite Image
40 12 20 12 20 - - 3.29/5.8/5.7/ 33
Exchange 6-7 Combined
Suite Image
80 36 36 24 40 - - 3.29/12/5.7/ 68
Exchange 8
Suite Image
40 24 18 12 20 - - 2.59/9.8/5.2/ 51
Exchange 9
Suite Image
240 135 60 72 160 - - 2.59/19.2/20.1/ 322
Exchange 10
Suite Image
100 54 36 36 60 - - 2.59/11.9/9/ 107
Exchange 8-10 Combined
Suite Image
400 192 - 150 270 - - 3.47/28.9/20.9/ 604
Exchange 11
Suite Image
150 66 48 48 90 - - 5.56/18.8/12.8/ 202
Central 3
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70 30 30 12 30 - - 3.37/6.51/8.72/ 56
Central 4
Suite Image
70 27 30 24 40 - - 3.37/6.74/8.72/ 58
Central 3-4 Combined
Suite Image
140 48 42 36 60 - - 3.37/13.4/8.72/ 117
Central 5
Suite Image
80 30 30 24 40 - - 3.46/7.86/8.99/ 70
Central 6
Suite Image
50 18 24 12 20 - - 3.46/5.17/8.99/ 46
Central 7
Suite Image
80 30 30 24 40 - - 3.46/7.86/8.99/ 70
Central 5-6 Combined
Suite Image
90 51 42 36 60 - - 3.46/13.1/8.99/ 118
Central 6-7 Combined
Suite Image
90 54 48 30 60 - - 3.46/13.1/8.99/ 118
Central 5-7 Combined
Suite Image
170 87 60 60 100 - - 3.46/21.1/8.99/ 190
Central 8
Suite Image
80 30 30 24 40 - - 3.46/8.6/8.13/ 70
Central Hall 1 Orgs Office 3
Suite Image
- - - - - - - 2.99/4.48/3.49/ 15
Central Hall 1 Orgs Office 4
Suite Image
- - - - - - - 2.99/4.48/3.49/ 15
Central Hall 1Orgs Office 5
Suite Image
- - - - - - - 2.99/5.18/2.61/ 13
Central Hall 2 Orgs Office 1
Suite Image
- - 16 - - - - 2.4/8.75/4.9/ 42
Central Hall 2 Orgs Office 2
Suite Image
- - 12 - - - - 2.7/4.13/6.4/ 26
Charter Cloakroom
Suite Image
- - 12 - - - - 2.6/4.34/7.3/ 31
Exchange Organisers Office 1
Suite Image
- - - - - - - 2.21/6.2/3.87/ 23
Exchange Organisers Office 2
Suite Image
- - - - - - - 2.28/6.2/4.32/ 26
Exchange Organisers Office 4
Suite Image
- - - - - - - 2.19/3.03/2.4/ 7
Exchange Organisers Office 5
Suite Image
- - - - - - - 2.19/3.78/2.3/ 8
Cobden 1
Suite Image
39 12 18 12 10 - 40 2.68/7.78/4.3/ 33
Cobden 2
Suite Image
60 24 24 18 30 - 55 2.48/10.4/4.7/ 49
Cobden 3
Suite Image
135 42 36 36 60 - 130 3.18/13.6/9.5/ 130
Cobden 4
Suite Image
60 24 30 24 30 - 85 3.18/13.6/6.1/ 83
Cobden 3-4 Without access to corridor
Suite Image
221 78 36 66 160 - 220 3.18/13.6/15.7/ 215
Cobden 3-4 With access to corridor
Suite Image
186 60 36 54 90 - 185 3.16/13.6/13.7/ 187
All Rooms
Suite Image
341 126 36 102 160 - 450 3.18/24.7/23.4/ 579

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