Manchester Central


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.

Surrounded by a vibrant cultural and social scene, the venue is easy to reach thanks to Manchester’s extensive multi-modal transport network; with more than 2,500 hotel bedrooms within a 5-minute walk.

Manchester Central’s experienced team of professionals continue to lead the industry with a bespoke approach to each event and outstanding service standards – making it one of the most professional and versatile event spaces in the UK.


Boardroom 66
Theatre style 10,900
Cabaret style 684
Receptions 1,200
Dinner/Dance 3,600
No. of rooms/spaces 32
Christmas Parties Yes
Wedding License No


0161 834 2700

Petersfield, Manchester, M2 3GX


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.