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Schuster Building

Fact sheet
Day rate from£37.50
Event type
  • Day meeting
LocationOxford Road

About the venue

This venue works well for conferences up to 200 requiring poster/exhibition space or can be used to offer additional breakout rooms for conferences based in University Place. All of the lecture theatres are located on the ground floor adjacent to the sizeable foyer area where refreshments and exhibition stands can be set up.

The Schuster annexe, also on the ground floor, includes a flexible meeting room that can seat up to 100 theatre style or accommodate extra poster displays, as well as 5 x 10 seat classrooms.

  • Available vacations
  • 1 mile from city centre
  • Good choice for larger conferences or to support conferences in University Place
  • Wi-Fi and wired internet access
  • Large, spacious foyer area for exhibitors
  • Adjacent to University Place and the Roscoe building
  • Close to the Booth Street East car park


RoomsCapacity and Layout
Rutherford1 x 250 seat tiered theatre
Moseley, Bragg & Blackett3 x 150 seat tiered theatres
Foyer areaIdeal for catering and exhibitions
Room GA.03FIdeal for additional poster displays, or seats up to 100 theatre style
Rooms GA.10/11/12/13/145 x 10 seat classrooms

Internet ConnectionYes, Hard Wired access available in meeting areas
In House Audio-VisualThe 150 seat theatres are equipped with data projector, PA, projection screen, computer, network point and induction loop. In addition, Rutherford Theatre also has a lectern and lectern mic.
AccommodationWithin walking distance of University accommodation and local hotels to suit all budgets

Venue tags

  • Theatre layout
  • Exhibition 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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