About us

Manchester Central is an award-winning venue in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities. Its vaulted arches and station clock have made Manchester Central an iconic city feature for over 130 years.

With the capacity to handle intimate corporate functions and large-scale conferences or exhibitions, our historic architecture and state-of-the-art facilities provide the perfect venue for some of the world’s leading events.

Our facilities include: the purpose-built 804-seat Exchange Auditorium; the 1800m² exhibition, conference or 1200-capacity dining space Exchange Hall; the 10,000m² column-free and divisible Central Hall and a range of smaller state-of-the-art conference and meeting rooms.

Our world class philosophy applies to all our facilities, teams and services. From venue traffic management to IT and AV support teams, from dedicated event managers to our renowned team of chefs, Manchester Central is one of the most professional and versatile event spaces in the UK.