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Address: Windmill Street | Petersfield, Manchester M2 3GX, England
Phone Number:
+44 161 834 2700
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Manchester Central is an award winning, globally renowned venue in the...

Manchester Central is an award winning, globally renowned venue in the heart of one of the world's most vibrant cities. This unique convention centre combines iconic architecture with state-of-the-art facilities to provide a dynamic venue for the world's leading conferences, exhibitions and events.

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Ideal for large Conferences

Attended Conference as an exhibitor with 400 delegates and Exhibition space. Good layout, everything ready on arrival and staff keen to ensure everything was good for us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David P
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice and tidy. Friendly welcome and visit. Call and plan before you visit where possible. Lots of cafes and eateries nearby. Starbucks, Nero, Pizza Express and Subway on Peter Street. Go down Mount Street alongside the Midland Hotel til you come out on Peter Street. Ahead of you is Central Library and left is Caffe Nero and Pizza Express down... More 

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Thank Karma C
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended Conference as an exhibitor with 400 delegates and Exhibition space. Good layout, everything ready on arrival and staff keen to ensure everything was good for us. Presentations accompanied by good audio-visual facilities. Catering integrated with plenary sessions. Only drawback is the location if you need to use a car. Central Manchester traffic can be bad.

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Thank David P
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have used this venue working with others on many occasions. The in house staff try and help you whenever possible but keep to the H&S laws which is good on many points. One half is a conference centre with many different styles of rooms and venues to the main hall which is an exhibition hall that can be used... More 

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Thank Mike M
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely conference hall. It is quite Huge and it can be easy to get lost. The staff are very friendly and vigilant for people like me who don't know their way around. Downside is the entrance can be a bit complicated as most doors are closed and at the time I attended a conference there were other... More 

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Thank MaxandLove
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

been to the 50 show and craft things they have all sorts on evernt you just have to check sewing events pets events

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Thank karen w
Manchester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended the Insider awards in May where my company had a table of 12 booked. This is my eigth year at this event and I have to say, I was not looking forward to it. The whole event is usually overly long, very boring and the food is inedible. Most people just take to the booze to compensate. This... More 

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Thank Imran Y
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233 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Why bother with a cheap coffee bar. Coffee sir...Yes please! Red wine Sir...Yes please ! When relaxing on your own and killing time far better than a random pub. I have previously eaten here. Always good.

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Thank Procol1
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No longer used as a station but now a very successful exhibition centre.Lovely roof and a brilliant adaptation to secure its future

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Thank 490theos
Ledbury
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was the striking venue for a conference I attended. Great facilities and easy walking distance from the shops. It still maintains the old railway station features which make it an interesting venue. Good coffee and snacks, very professional arena and stage area for lecture and performances.

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Thank JanLedbury
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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422 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good event facilities, not too large that you feel overwhelmed but not too small either. The on site cloakroom facilitates are convenient and efficiently run. I was pleasantly surprised by the on-site cafe, the pricing was very reasonable considering they have a captive audience.

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Thank Glen C

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