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The University of Manchester
Conference Sales Office
0161 306 4100
General Information
We have venues located close to many tourist attractions such as the Manchester United Football Museum, The Lowry Centre, The Museum of Science and Industry, Urbis, Manchester City stadium tour and the Imperial War Museum of the North. The University owned Whitworth Art Gallery and Manchester Museum are also nearby.
Location & Access
The University of Manchester is located in the heart of the North West of England. Piccadilly Rail Station is within 250 metres of our Sackville Street venues, and Manchester Airport is up to eight miles away. Directions to the various other venues at The University of Manchester are available on our website.
Group Accommodation
Group organisers are spoilt for choice with over 190 hotel standard bedrooms available year round with direct dial phone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. All Sackville Street bedrooms have Internet access. In total, we have over 1750 en-suite and over 4200 standard bedrooms available that are located either in the city centre or on the outskirts of the city i.e. up to three miles away.
Meetings (Vacation-Time)
Our extensive conference and accommodation facilities give event organisers a wide choice of venues ranging from city centre to out of town locations (some with free parking), two year round dedicated hotel and conference centres, a choice of flat floored meeting rooms and tiered lecture theatres seating from 4 to 1100, IT training suites, over 5000 bedrooms, major sporting facilities, our very own ConferCare delegate registration service, and a wealth of experience in producing successful events.
Short Breaks
Although we don't have facilities for short breaks, please check other venues' details for those that do. Or click on the 'short break' section of for a complete list. This section of the website also provides details of the venues that offer an on-line booking service, so you can check availability and reserve rooms as required.
Meetings (Any-Time)
The University of Manchesterís comprehensive conference facilities extend from the city centre to three miles south (some with free parking), and include two self-contained residential conference centres with integral hotel bedrooms, meeting rooms seating from 4 to 675, ConferCare, our delegate registration service, and a dedicated team to ensure the success of your event.
Vacation Dates
2007 Summer 9 June - 16 September
2007 Christmas 15 December - 13 January
2008 Easter 15 March - 6 April
2008 Summer 7 June - 19 September
2008 Christmas 20 December - 11 January
Facilities Any-time Vacation-time
Meeting Capacity 675 1100
Dining Seated 600 600
Dining Buffet 800 800
En-suite Beds 192 1772
Standard Beds 0 4249
Rates (inc VAT) from Any-time Vacation-time
Day Delegate Rate £28.20 £28.20
24 Hour Rate £105.75 £89.00
Groups (B&B; Rate) N/A £31.73
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