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Core Technology Facility

Fact sheet
Day rate from£295
Event type
  • Day meeting
LocationOxford Road
'CTF provides a fantastic setting for our annual conference, with its light and spacious interior, excellent catering and friendly, helpful and attentive staff, who provide such faultless service before, during and after our events.Whenever we've used CTF, the feedback from our delegates has been nothing short of fantastic and the team make my job as an event organiser so easy, that I am able to enjoy the day too!'Child Poverty Action Group

About the venue

The University of Manchester's Core Technology Facility is a market leader in providing high quality state of the art biotech and hi-tech facilities. Part of the Oxford Road Corridor, it houses a variety of flexible meeting and conference spaces for 2 to 120 people, making it suitable for interviews, meetings, conferences and training events.

*All spaces are fully-equipped for professional presentations with data projectors, screens and audio equipment.

*WiFi is available throughout.

*Available year round.

*1 mile from the city centre, within walking distance of the Grafton Street car park.

Take yourself on a journey of the venue by exploring our virtual tour


RoomsCapacity and Layout
Dalton Room120 theatre style, 76 cabaret style
Innovation Suite60 theatre style, 40 cabaret style
Boardroom/Rutherford(combined)56 theatre style, 40 cabaret style, 28 classroom style
Rutherford Room25 theatre style, 14 boardroom style, 13 ushape
The Boardroom28 theatre style, 16 boardroom style, 14 ushape
4 small boardrooms8 boardroom style
The StreetStanding catering for 200 or catering/poster/exhibition area for 150

In House Audio-VisualData projectors, laptops, flipcharts, projection screens, whiteboards, PA system
Internet ConnectionWi-Fi access available in all meeting rooms


Please contact the Conference Sales team for rates-the venue operates on room hire and catering.

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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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