Conferences and Venues

Ashburne Hall

Fact sheet
Day rate from£29.50
Event type
  • Day meeting
  • Residential conference

About the venue

Ashburne Hall is situated at the heart of the Fallowfield Campus, and set in its own attractive grounds, creates an inspiring environment for training days and residential conferences.

Behrens House is a former 19th Century Merchants house and is Grade II listed featuring a porticoed entrance with an imposing central staircase off the 3 main meeting rooms which all have period features, and seat between 16 to 90.

These meeting room are interlinked with the main building which houses the elegant dining room,wood panelled library and SCR. The library is often used as a drinks reception venue and leads up to the dining room which overlooks the gardens and central courtyard.

Ashburne Hall is also a popular location with film companies.

The standard student bedrooms are located in the main building with the en-suite rooms across the courtyard.

The 24 hour reception for the campus is based at neighbouring Owens Park.

  • 3 miles from city centre
  • 387 bedrooms during Summer vacation
  • Free parking available on campus
  • Grade II listed building
  • Landscaped grounds
  • Popular filming location


RoomsCapacity and Layout
Lees Common Room90 theatre style, 40 cabaret style, 30 examination style,25 boardroom style
Wardens Study30 theatre style, 22 boardroom style, 12 examination style
Edna Lind Room20 theatre style, 16 boardroom style, 6 examination style
SCR12 theatre style
Mary Worthington RoomInformal breakout area for up to 15
LibraryReceptions for 150
Dining Room180

Internet ConnectionYes, Wi-Fi access in bedrooms and in Lees Common Room
In House Audio-VisualAvailable on request
Summer Accommodation159 Standard bedrooms and 228 en-suite bedrooms


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£29.50 + VAT
Room hire for the Lees Common Room£235.00(plus £2.95 + VAT per candidate fee when used for exams)
Room hire for the Wardens Study£180.00(plus £2.95+VAT per candidate fee when used for exams)
Room hire for the Edna Lind Room£165.00(plus £2.95 +VAT per candidate fee when used for exams)
Room hire for the Library£105.00
Room hire for the SCR£105.00
In House Audio-VisualP.O.A.
Internet ConnectionLocal charges may apply - P.O.A.
Teas/coffees and biscuits£2.35 + VAT
Finger Buffet lunchfrom £8.75 + VAT
Evening mealsfrom £13.50 + VAT
Bed and breakfast in en-suite accommodation for conference delegates£41.00 + VAT
Bed and breakfast in standard accommodation for conference delegates£30.50 + VAT
Bed and breakfast for groupsP.O.A.

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

  • Theatre layout
  • Cabaret layout
  • Classroom layout
  • Boardroom layout
  • Accommodation

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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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