Conferences and Venues


Armitage Centre

Fact sheet
Capacity750
Day rate from£29.50
Event type
  • Day meeting
LocationFallowfield

About the venue

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DAY DELEGATE RATE IS FOR USE AS A GUIDE PRICE ONLY-THE VENUE IS SOLD ON ROOM HIRE AND CATERING SEPARATELY.

The Armitage Centre is a great choice for sporting events and tournaments, training camps and coaching courses. Its double sports hall has a fully sprung wooden floor.

The extensive grounds surrounding the centre and free parking for 300 cars means that this venue is a great choice for company fun days or sports tournaments, with University accommodation only a short walk away.

In addition, there is a 250 seat conference room and one smaller meeting room seating up to 130 theatre stylw. The centre can also accommodate large scale examinations for up to 750.

In addition to the Armitage Centre, the University operates 26 good quality football pitches and 1 rugby pitch set over 90 acres available for team or large scale events at nearby Wythenshawe.

  • 3 miles from city centre
  • Suitable for sports events, tournaments and training camps, recently hosting the World Lacrosse Championships
  • Enclosed high quality sports facilities ideal for high profile, secure indoor and outdoor sports tournaments and events
  • Floodlit grass and artificial pitches available (including four '3G' 5-A-Side pitches and sand dressed artificial pitches suitable for a variety of sports)
  • Can be used for exhibitions, examinations and product launches
  • Smaller meeting rooms on campus for coaching sessions
  • Free parking on site for 300 cars
  • Fully equipped fitness suite available to guests/delegates
  • Marquee space

Facilities

RoomsCapacity and Layout
Main HallDouble sports hall with fully sprung wooden floor
Conference Room250 theatre style, 150 cabaret, 170 examination style
The Studio130 theatre style, 60 examination style

FeaturesInformation
Internet ConnectionYes, Wi-Fi access in public areas, wired access available
In House Audio-Visual2 data projectors, laptop, screens for all rooms, other equipment available on request

Pricing

Daily PackagesCost
Room hire for the main hallSports packages POA, Exams-£400.00 + candidate fee of £2.95 + VAT per person
Room hire for the conference roomSports packages POA, Exams-£350.00 + candidate fee of £2.95 + VAT per person
Room hire for the StudioExams-£260.00 + candidate fee of £2.95 + VAT per person
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

Venue tags

  • Sporting events
  • Accessible venue
  • Theatre layout
  • Classroom layout
  • Exhibition layout
  • Large events
  • Examination 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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