Conferences and Venues

Roscoe Building

Fact sheet
Day rate from£34.00
Event type
  • Day meeting
LocationOxford Road

About the venue

This building is a great choice for larger conferences whether it be as a stand alone venue or to offer additional breakout rooms for conferences based in University Place. Two of the largest lecture theatres on this campus are contained in this building together with 19 flexible syndicate rooms, some of which can open out offering larger spaces for workshop sessions. Lift access is available to all floors so delegates are never more than a minute away from all areas of the building.

  • One mile from city centre
  • Available vacations, weekends and evenings
  • Popular choice for larger conferences or to support conferences in University Place
  • Also, popular examination venue
  • Wi-Fi & wired internet access
  • Adjacent to University Place and the Schuster buildings
  • Close to the Booth Street East car park


RoomsCapacity and Layout
Theatre A1 x 470 seat tiered theatre
Theatre B1 x 238 seat tiered theatre
1st, 2nd and 3rd floor12 x 60 seat classrooms
1.0011 x 40 seat classroom
1.003 and 2.101 x 35 and 1 x 36 seat classrooms
4.91 x 25 seat classroom
1.002 and 2.8/2.91 x 15 and 2 x 18 seat classrooms
Foyer areaSuitable for posters and refreshments

Internet ConnectionYes, Wired access in all classrooms and theatres and Wi-Fi on ground floor
In House Audio-VisualClassrooms are equipped with data projector, projection screen, network point, computer, whiteboard and induction loop. In addition theatres are equipped with a pa, lectern and lectern mic.
AccommodationWithin walking distance of University accommodation and local hotels to suit all budgets


Daily PackagesCost
Day delegate rate per person to include use of plenary meeting room equipped with standard a/v, two servings of teas/coffees and biscuits and buffet lunch£34.00 + VAT
Room hire for up to 25 seat classroom£200.00
Room hire for up to 50 seat classroom£235.00
Room hire for 100 seat classroom£295.00
Room hire for 250 seat theatre£595.00
Room hire for 470 seat theatre£825.00
Room hire for foyer£425.00
Internet ConnectionLocal charges may apply - P.O.A.
In house Audio-VisualP.O.A.
Teas/coffees and biscuitsfrom £2.35+ VAT
Finger Buffet lunchfrom £8.75 + 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

  • Accessible venue
  • Theatre layout
  • Classroom layout
  • Large events

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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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