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NORTH WEST & CUMBRIA
Manchester Metropolitan University
contact:
Janet Scull
telephone:
0161 247 1565
email:
venues@mmu.ac.uk
web:
www.mmu.ac.uk/venues
General Information
Manchester is a vibrant city. Attractions include The Bridgewater Hall, The Lowry Centre, The G-Mex, The MEN Arena, Old Trafford, The Palace Theatre and The Opera House. There are hundreds of bars, nightclubs, award winning restaurants, and first class shopping. Attractions near to our Cheshire campuses are Alton Towers, Jodrell Bank, and Stapeley Water Gardens.
Location & Access
The Manchester campuses are easily accessible from the major train stations and bus stops. The motorway link is also easily accessed from both the North and South. The Cheshire campuses can be reached from Junction 16 of the M6, and Crewe train station. For more details please visit our website.
Group Accommodation
Residential accommodation is available for groups in central Manchester, Didsbury, Crewe, and Alsager. Cambridge Halls are located in Manchester city centre and offer excellent facilities for the budget traveller with single study bedrooms with shared bathrooms available during the summer vacation. Booth Hall in Crewe provides ensuite single study bedrooms. This recently opened Hall is an excellent base for visiting the Cheshire area and has excellent transport links. The Hall is available during the summer vacation.
Meetings (Vacation-Time)
The Manchester and Cheshire campuses have a mix of traditional and contemporary venues. Our lecture theatres are equipped with the latest audiovisual equipment. Our breakout rooms are comfortable and conveniently located. MMU can offer a vibrant city centre outlook or a calmer semi rural venue, all easily accessible with excellent transport links. Our conference team will ensure that your event runs smoothly and we are here to take the stress out of organising your event.
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 www.venuemasters.co.uk 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)
MMU is an ideal venue to hold meetings and conferences. We have state of the art technology, large lecture theatres, flexible breakout rooms, contemporary exhibition space, and excellent hospitality. With several campuses in Manchester and Cheshire you will be spoilt for choice. Whatever your requirements we have an ideal venue to suit.
Vacation Dates
2007 Summer 23 June - 16 September
2007 Christmas 15 December - 6 January
2008 Easter 15 March - 6 April
2008 Summer 21 June - 21 September
2008 Christmas 20 December - 11 January
Facilities Any-time Vacation-time
Meeting Capacity 280 280
Dining Seated 160 160
Dining Buffet 400 400
En-suite Beds 0 790
Standard Beds 0 700
Rates (inc VAT) from Any-time Vacation-time
Day Delegate Rate 25.85 25.85
24 Hour Rate N/A N/A
Groups (B&B; Rate) N/A On Request
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