Conferences and Venues


Barnes Wallis Building

Fact sheet
Capacity250
Day rate from£36.00
Event type
  • Day meeting
LocationCity centre
The University of Manchester is one of our go-to venues in the North West because of their extremely helpful and friendly conference team. Their professionalism and knowledge of their event services provides a stress-free experience which all conference organisers will appreciate. All queries are dealt with in a quick and concise manner and all of the team are a pleasure to work with.Claire Whysall, Communications Manager Composites UK

About the venue

The Barnes Wallis building provides two large and flexible spaces - the Harwood Room seating 120 theatre style or 65 cabaret style. The Barnes Wallis room seats 250 theatre style or 150 cabaret style and also caters for up to 400 delegates for hot/cold buffets. It can also be used for poster displays and exhibitions.

  • Ideal for meetings, poster displays and exhibitions
  • Free parking for organisers/trainers
  • Chargeable car park on campus for delegates/guests
  • Next to Manchester Meeting Place and the Renold Building
  • Wi-Fi and wired internet access
  • Full function bar

Facilities

RoomsCapacity and Layout
Barnes Wallis Room150 cabaret style, 250 theatre style, 400 drinks receptions/buffets, 800m exhibition space
Harwood Room120 theatre style, 65 cabaret style, 120 dining

FeaturesInformation
In House Audio-VisualData projector, computers, PA system, screens and flipcharts
Internet ConnectionHard Wired access available in the Harwood Room
AccommodationWithin walking distance of University accommodation and local hotels to suit all budgets

Pricing

Daily PackagesCost
Day delegate rate per person to include use of a plenary meeting room equipped with standard a/v equipment, up to three servings of teas/coffees and biscuits and a buffet lunch£36.00 + VAT
Room hire for Barnes Wallis restaurant(for exhibitions or functions)£1000.00
Room hire for Harwood Room(as a breakout room)£500.00
In House Audio-VisualP.O.A.
Internet ConnectionP.O.A.
Teas/coffees and biscuits£2.35+ VAT
Buffet lunchfrom £8.50 + VAT
Evening mealsfrom £19.45 + VAT

Rates quoted are for weekday hire during normal working hours - for evening and weekend rates, please contact the Conference Sales Office on +44 161 306 4100

Venue tags

  • Year round availability
  • Accessible venue
  • Theatre layout
  • Cabaret layout
  • Classroom layout
  • Exhibition layout
  • Boardroom layout
  • Large events
  • Dinners

Contact us

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Conference Sales Office, The University of Manchester, Room 2.001, Beyer Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL

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