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Manchester Central

Open Now: 10:00 - 22:00
Open today: 10:00 - 22:00
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Pretty Standard Exhibition Centre

This is a pretty impressive structure and looks quite iconic on the walk up to the front doors. The... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Great Venue

Came here for our annual pre Christmas ‘3 Wine Men’ visit and a day of wine tasting. A change in... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
Stockport, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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...more
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Windmill Street | Petersfield, Manchester M2 3GX, England
+44 161 834 2700
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Large Central Exhibition Centre. Used to be Central Railway Station! I've been to events here many times where there is always a healthy bustle of visitors. Easy to access from tram, train or bus routes

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank caronamoon
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Visited for the Lush convention, the place is huge and you can still see remnants from when it was Manchester Central Station. Lots of facilities and various sized rooms for different needs

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 891lorraineb
Reviewed 27 November 2018

This is a pretty impressive structure and looks quite iconic on the walk up to the front doors. The inside is like a standard exhibition centre, nothing fancy, just a professional environment with helpful staff. Can't knock it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank petermckeone
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Came here for our annual pre Christmas ‘3 Wine Men’ visit and a day of wine tasting. A change in venue this year from the usual town hall, and have to say that it was really good. Smooth entrance process, accessible cloakrooms and all held...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JanetC2029
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

What an overpriced farce.utter crap .Ali a your a joke . The event center couldn't organise a piss up in a brewery.awful pa system couldn't even hear Ali a . Told the manager before Ali a came on stage that we won't be able to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ray c
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Went here for both the Lush Showcase and Careers Fair. The space is amazing, with adequate bathroom facilities and opportunities for refreshments. Only negative is that the lighting isn't perfect. If the lighting was improved, it would utilise the space so much more.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Originally built as the railway terminus for the Midland Railway from St Pancras in London, the soaring arched roof was the second largest such unsupported span after the railway arch at St Pancras itself. At one time the station saw 400 trains per day but,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ian C
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Just travelling home from here had an amazing day as was here for a mini reunion with Scentsy and met loads of new people and room we had was brilliant

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ashleigh M
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Third year running here and again was not disappointed! Always full of people dressed up and stalls selling a whole rang of memorabilia! Staff are always friendly and queues to get in move quickly! Will be back next year!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank andykap1993
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Attended the British Cardiac Society meeting. Easy to get to from Piccadilly train station by foot and v good conference facilities.

Date of experience: June 2018
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18 July 2018|
Response from travellalot011 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a large car park underneath- access for cars just opposite Bridgewater Hall. Access into Manchester Central or opposite Midland Hotel via escalator.
Hannah T
30 May 2017|
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Response from EnglishWolfHound | Reviewed this property |
I think so but I am not sure