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 meetings and corporate functions and large-scale conferences or exhibitions, our historic architecture and state-of-the-art facilities provide the perfect venue for leading events.
Our facilities include: the purpose-built 804-seat Exchange Auditorium; the 1800m² exhibition, conference or 1200-capacity dining space Exchange Hall; the 10,000m² column-free and divisible Central Hall and a range of smaller state-of-the-art conference and meeting rooms.
Our world class philosophy applies to all our facilities, teams and services. From venue traffic management to IT and AV support teams, from dedicated event managers to our kitchen brigade led by renowned chef Simon Firth MWMCS (Member of the World Master Chefs Society), Manchester Central is one of the most professional and versatile event spaces in the UK.
With over 2,500 hotel bedrooms within a 5 minute walk, Manchester Central has every amenity on its doorstep. Whether travelling from across the country or across the world, the venue is easy to reach thanks to Manchester’s extensive multi-modal transport network.