Conferences and Venues

Simon Building

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

About the venue

The Simon Building is a modern venue at the heart of the campus, offering a number of large classrooms and smaller seminar rooms, together with tiered lecture theatres and a foyer area suitable for posters.

  • 1 mile from city centre
  • Available vacations
  • Ideal venue for day meetings and language schools
  • Potters Bar & Cafe on ground floor
  • Within walking distance of all car parks on campus


RoomsCapacity and Layout
Theatre A1 x 400 seat tiered theatre
Theatre B1 x 300 seat tiered theatre
Theatre C1 x 198 seat tiered theatre
Basement theatre1 x 120 seat tiered theatre
Ground floor theatre1 x 120 seat tiered theatre
LT Rooms 2, 2B2 x 108 seat classrooms
LT Rooms 1, 32 x 102 seat classrooms
LT Room 4A1 x 100 seat classroom
LT Room 2A, 3A2 x 84 seat classrooms
Room 4.381 x 40 seat classroom
Room 4.51 x 34 seat classroom
Room 4.471 x 24 seat classroom
Foyer areaSuitable for posters
Potters Bar cafeCasual seating for 100

Internet ConnectionWired access points in most classrooms and theatres
In House Audio VisualTiered theatres offer data projector, computer, screen, PA system, network point and induction loop, classrooms include data projector, computer, screen and network point
AccommodationWithin walking distance of University accommodation and local hotels to suit all budgets


Simon Building Daily PackagesCost
Day delegate rate per person to include use of a plenary meeting room equipped with standard a/v equipment, two servings of teas/coffees and biscuits and a buffet lunch£34.00 + VAT
Room hire for 25 seat classroom£200.00
Room hire for 50 seat classroom£235.00
Room hire for 100 seat classroom£295.00
Room hire for 150 seat classroom, theatre£375.00
Room hire for up to 200 seat theatre£415.00
Room hire for 300+ 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 biscuits£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

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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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