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Free Trade Hall

58 Peter Street, Manchester M2 3NQ, England
+44 161 834 3697
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All you can see is the facade!

I've no idea why this is listed, as all you can see is the facade on Peter St. It's a meeting... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2016
NONNY61
,
Cheshire
via mobile
Great place to see round

The Free Trade Hall in Peter Street, Manchester, England, was a public hall constructed in 1853–56... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2015
TaherAlbaghliJulian
,
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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1 May 2016
“All you can see is the facade!”
21 Aug 2015
“Great place to see round”
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58 Peter Street, Manchester M2 3NQ, England
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+44 161 834 3697
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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I've no idea why this is listed, as all you can see is the facade on Peter St. It's a meeting point for those of a cetain age, and a stopping point for tour guides. Go down the street to the left of it, and...More

1  Thank NONNY61
Reviewed 22 August 2015

The Free Trade Hall in Peter Street, Manchester, England, was a public hall constructed in 1853–56 on St Peter's Fields, the site of the Peterloo Massacre and is now a Radisson hotel. The hall was built to commemorate the repeal of the Corn Laws in...More

Thank TaherAlbaghliJulian
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It no longer exists. It is now an excellent Radisson Blu hotel. Gone is the wonderful auditorium and history. Still worth a visit for the afternoon tea.

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

Super Victorian architecture and well restored. Easy to get to and well situated for bars and restaurants. Worth a visit.

Thank Giuyyac
Reviewed 12 January 2014

It may now be a hotel, but don't let that stop you from visiting this great building. The main staircase and the 1950's statues that were formerly attached to its rear wall were preserved. Their is a rich history attached to the building and it...More

Thank suetaylor92
Reviewed 21 December 2013 via mobile

The previous writer is quite correct, this IS now a hotel. But care has been taken to preserve the opulent facade and the Free Trade Hall remains an impressive building. It's just that it now has a different purpose.

1  Thank Howi58
Reviewed 21 January 2013

This is now a hotel and should be removed from the attractions list. Only the original facade remains the interior was demolished and all is completely new. The Bridgewater Hall is the concert hall in Manchester and home of the Halle. Tripadvisor Update your records...More

Thank Margie1940
Reviewed 28 June 2012

We have spent many an hour or three at the Free Trade Hall. The facilities are first-class and the seating is comfortable. Perhaps it could be improved with a decent restaurant befor and after performances.

1  Thank Pigglywiggly_10
Reviewed 2 May 2012

We only looked from the outside, but if you're interested in architecture its definitely worth the walk to lokk at it.

1  Thank NHAnorak
Reviewed 15 July 2011

The Free Trade Hall has been demolished. Only the impressive facade remains. Everything behind has been pulled down and replaced by the Edwardian Radisson Hotel. I remember it for Halle concerts political meetings and rock concerts. A huge loss.

4  Thank Jannerbloke
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Blazey33
31 August 2016|
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Response from NONNY61 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Blazey 33, It's about 20 mins walking, but it's not straight forward if you are new to the area. Postcodes to google map the directions are M3 1WY to M2 3NQ. However, it's possibly better to pickup up the metro from... More
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