Manchester Central is one of the leading and largest exhibition centres in the United Kingdom and is situated in the heart of Manchester, providing world class facilities and easy access, providing a perfect venue for the North England Build 2016. You can find full information on the venue at http://www.manchestercentral.co.uk/
There are two fully catered cafes at the show, so you can have your breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea within the expo hall. A cash point is also located in the main foyer of the building.
Central Foyer & Central Hall 2,
Manchester Central Convention Complex,
Getting to the Manchester Central: http://www.manchestercentral.co.uk/getting-here
Manchester Airport is a major international hub just nine miles (14.5km) from the city centre. It serves more than 200 destinations worldwide including direct routes to nine US cities. From the airport, the city is approximately 25 minutes away by taxi or just 20 minutes via the half-hourly express rail service (tickets £3.00-£4.00). Information on Manchester Airport can be found at:www.manchesterairport.co.uk
It takes a little over two hours to reach Manchester from London and Manchester also has direct connections to most major UK cities. Services arrive at Piccadilly or Victoria stations where passengers can connect with Metrolink trams for easy access to the city centre. Manchester Central is a 20 minute walk from Piccadilly Station or just five minutes by taxi. Alternatively, catch a connecting train to Oxford Road Station – just five minutes from Manchester Central on foot. For groups of three to nine people, Virgin Trains offer a 20% discount off advanced ticket purchases. To find out more visit:www.virgintrains.co.uk/tickets-offers/ group-travel/ Further information on train services can be found at: www.virgintrains.co.uk | www.nationalrail.co.uk | www.tpexpress.co.uk
Manchester is at the heart of a comprehensive motorway network. Manchester’s M60 orbital motorway provides easy access from north, south, east and west. Parking is available on site for a day rate of £12.00.
Directions by Road:
M6 (from south – Stoke-on-Trent, Birmingham)
Leave the M6 at junction 19, just after Knutsford Services. Follow the A556 towards Altrincham and pick up the M56 towards Manchester Airport. Follow the motorway onto the A5103 (Princess Parkway), then follow signs for Manchester Central, Petersfield.
M6 (from north – Preston, Blackpool, Carlisle)
Leave the M6 at junction 21a for the M62 towards Manchester. At junction 12, join the M602 and continue to the end of the motorway (Regent Road Roundabout, Salford). Follow signs to the city centre along Regent Road, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.
M62 (from west – Liverpool)
At M62 junction 12, join the M602 and continue to the end of the motorway (Regent Road Roundabout, Salford). Follow signs to the city centre along Regent Road, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.
M62 (from east – Leeds, Yorkshire)
At M62 junction 18, join the M60 west-bound. Take junction 17 onto the A56 (Bury New Road) and follow signs to the city centre, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.
M56 (from west – North Wales, Chester, Ellesmere Port)
Follow the M56 past Manchester Airport. Continue onto the A5103 (Princess Parkway), then follow signs for Manchester Central, Petersfield.
If using a satellite navigation system – please follow the postcode M2 3GX.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our operations coordinator [email protected].