Frequently Asked Questions
Most of our exhibition space is on the ground floor/street level and can be accessed via the main entrance. All our entrances are fully ramped and accessible. Once inside, events on the first floor can be accessed via stairs or lifts. There is plenty of space in the Exchange Auditorium for wheelchairs. Wheelchairs can be hired for use within the venue. To enquire about bookings and availability, contact the First Aid department on + 44 (0)161 834 2700 ext. 2211 or email us. Bookings should be made in advance as availability cannot be guaranteed otherwise. Please note that Manchester Central wheelchairs must not be removed from the venue.
There is an NCP (National Car Park) directly below Manchester Central that is open 24 hours a day all year round. It has 720 spaces including 18 disabled parking bays and there is direct access to Manchester Central by lift, stairs and escalators.
For more information and prices contact NCP:
Tel: + 44 (0)161 817 8900
If using a satellite navigation system - please follow the postcode M2 3GX. More detailed directions are available in your delegate/exhibitor introduction pack.
Manchester Central has a dedicated loading bay at the side of the venue on Watson Street. All standard deliveries arrive here. Events may have specific loading and unloading arrangements. Speak to the event organiser for more information.
There are two concierge areas at Manchester Central - one within Charter Foyer and one in Central Foyer. The concierge team always do their best to answer your questions and can provide information about the venue, events and the local area.