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Central Library

Manchester’s most exclusive new event spaces at the centre of the city

Let this unique architectural masterpiece inspire your most forward thinking minds.

From corporate meetings and private dinners to training sessions and informal receptions, Manchester's Central Library provides the ultimate backdrop to any business event.

Combining classic architecture with cutting-edge design, this Grade II listed building offers a range of rooms to accommodate you and your delegates. Balancing open space with original heritage furniture throughout, Central Library provides Manchester’s most exclusive new meeting and event spaces at the centre of the city.

Meeting Rooms 1,2 and 3

Natural light bathes these rooms through the curved wall of original feature windows.

The epitome of classic architecture combined with contemporary design; Meeting Rooms 1, 2 and 3 are entirely adaptable to suit your event and can be booked individually or combined.

The rooms are able to accommodate between 24 and 30 people as a boardroom, between 40 and 48 guests for banqueting or between 60 and 80 people for a drinks reception. Tables and chairs can be rearranged or removed, and visual equipment and blackout can be provided so you can screen videos.

Reception Room

Find privacy in one of Manchester’s most iconic public spaces amid this inspirational and intimate room.

Ideal for board meetings or intimate dinners for up to 14, or receptions for up to 40; the panelled walls and original heritage furniture create a strikingly grand setting superior to any other in the city.

A designated welcome area is also available with hire of this impressive space.  

Committee Room

With the names of key figures in Central Library’s history scribed on the heritage panelled walls; you’ll become engrossed and inspired by this magnificent room.

The balance of open space and original features creates a truly unique backdrop for any event; accommodating up to 40 people for a drinks reception or 22 guests for a private dinner or boardroom meeting.

Tables and chairs can be rearranged and visual equipment and blackout can be provided so you can screen videos.

Chief Librarian's Office

The most distinct of all rooms at Central Library, and possibly the most exclusive new meeting space in Manchester; the Chief Librarian's Office is steeped in heritage, bathed in natural light and offers breathtaking city centre views; providing an entirely unique surround to suit your intimate business meeting or private dinner for up to 18, or reception for up to 30.

Hire of this room comes with a designated welcome area, tables and chairs can be rearranged and audio and visual equipment and blackout are provided.

Find out more about our unique meeting spaces.

After choosing your ideal setting, allow us to take care of your meeting requirements with our all inclusive day delegate package.

For £40* per person, we’ll provide your room, conferencing equipment, an exquisite lunch and a series of quality refreshments throughout the day.
*Subject to minimum numbers

Learn more about our day delegate package.

With packages designed to suit any intimate reception or private lunch, prepare to host the perfect yuletide party at Central Library.

Take a look at our exclusive Christmas package.

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