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Visitor Information

Manchester Central

Manchester Central

VENUE ADDRESS
Northern Restaurant & Bar
Manchester Central Convention Complex
Petersfield
Manchester
M2 3GX

Telephone:  0161 834 2700
www.manchestercentral.co.uk


 

All-Day Parking Just £11.90

This year we are delighted to partner with Q-Park Car Parks, offering discounted pre-booked car parking at their Manchester site: Q-Park First St.  Please click here and pre-book your space using promo code PT0217NRB to save 15%.  This would make a day’s parking cost just £11.90 and it’s only a few minutes’ walk away from Manchester Central.

Travel Information

Directions

If using Sat Nav please use this postcode M2 3GX to get to the venue

M6 ( From South )
Take junction 19 off the M6, just beyond Knutsford Services. From M6 pick up M56 ( for Manchester Airport ). Leave M56 at Junction 3 onto the A5103 ( Princess Parkway ) that will take you straight into the City Centre of Manchester and then you will pickup signs for Manchester Central Convention Complex.

M6 ( From North )
Continue along M6 and take junction 21a onto M62, through Eccles, to the end of the M602 ( Regent Road Roundabout, Salford ). Follow City Centre signs along Regent Road and turn left onto Water Street, then right onto Liverpool Road. Go across Deansgate to access Manchester Central.

OR ( Via M61 )
Take junction 30 ( just south of Preston ) onto M61.
Follow M61 until it becomes M62 at Swinton. Take junction 14a off M62 onto the A580 ( East Lancashire Road ). Follow A580 through Salford ( A6 ) into Manchester. Turn right onto Trinity Way, which then becomes Quay Street. Continue along Quay Street, straight across Deansgate onto Peter Street. Take the first right from Peter Street onto Watson Street for Manchester Central.

M62 ( From Liverpool )
Follow M62 to the end ( Regent Road Roundabout, Salford ). Follow City Centre signs along Regent Road. Turn left onto Water Street, then right onto Liverpool Road. Go across Deansgate to access Manchester Central.

M62 ( From Yorkshire )
Take junction 17 off M62 onto A56 ( Bury New Road ).
Follow A56 into Manchester. Turn right onto Trinity Way, which then becomes Quay Street. Continue along Quay Street, straight across Deansgate onto Peter Street. Take the first right from Peters Street onto Watson Street for Manchester Central.

A55 ( North Wales )
Follow A55, pick up A550 at Queensferry. Take the A5117 and continue along the A5117 until it becomes the start of M56.
Follow the M56, past Manchester Airport, then take junction 3 onto the A5103 ( Princess Parkway ). Follow the A5103 and it takes you straight into Manchester City Centre and pick up signage for Manchester Central Convention Complex.

From Trafford Centre
Leave at Festival Village exit. Follow signs for M60. Turn right after Asda onto Ash Burton Road
( B5214 ). Follow that all way to A56. Follow signs for Manchester City Centre and you will pick up signs for Manchester Central Convention Complex.

Visit the Manchester Central Website for more information.

On Arrival In Manchester

On arrival in Manchester you can walk to Manchester Central, catch a Metroshuttle bus, Metrolink tram or take a taxi.

Take a look at our downloadable public transport map on the right hand side of this page to find your ideal route to Manchester Central.  

Metroshuttle buses are free and link the city centre's main rail stations, shopping areas and businesses. Click here for more information on routes.

The city’s Metrolink network is expanding and currently the nearest stop to Manchester Central is Deansgate-Castlefield. From there, we’re just a few minutes on foot - just follow the signs along the route. Metrolink runs every few minutes from early morning until late in the evening. You don’t need a timetable, just turn up, buy your ticket and the next Metrolink will be along shortly. However while the network is being improved, please do check your route before travelling. Routes and further information can be found on the Metrolink website.

Find out more at www.tfgm.com or phone Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. You can also visit a Travelshop at main bus stations throughout Greater Manchester, including Manchester Piccadilly Gardens and Shudehill Interchange.

There is a dedicated taxi rank at the front of the venue for pick ups and drop offs. Black cab taxis are readily available at Manchester Airport and both Piccadilly and Victoria train stations.

Useful Information

AIRPORTS

Manchester International Airport: 0161 489 3000

BANKS

HSBC Bank PLC, 2-4 St Ann's Square, Manchester Tel: 03457 404 404
Royal Bank of Scotland, 38 Mosley Street, Manchester Tel: 0161 236 8585
NatWest Bank, 11 Spring Gardens, Manchester Tel: 03457 888 444 
Barclays Bank, 51 Mosley Street, Manchester Tel: 08457 555555
Lloyds Bank, 12 Mosley Street, Manchester Tel: 0845 3000000

Cash machines are available onsite at Manchester Central. 

CATERING FACILITIES

On show open days, there will be licensed catering facilities for the use of exhibitors and visitors throughout the venue. 

DISABLED FACILITIES

Manchester Central has a limited number of car parking spaces in the Undercroft Car Park with lift access to the foyer.

FIRST AID

There is a First Aid centre, situated on the right hand side of the main hall and contactable by telephone on 0161 834 2700 ext 2211. In a first aid emergency, where an ambulance is considered necessary, a telephone call should be made directly to First Aid on 0161 834 2700 (then dial 2 followed by extension 2207) alternatively call security on the same number but extension 2206. Assistance may also be obtained via any member of the Northern Restaurant and Bar Team or the Organisers' Office.

Lost Property

Lost property should be handed into the security office without delay.  Exhibitors and visitors can telephone to enquire about lost property which will be retained for six months on 0161 834 2700. 

Post Office

The nearest post office is located in Town Hall Annex, Albert Square, Manchester M2 5DB