The Servant's Hall at Elizabeth Gaskell's House

Plymouth Grove, 84, Manchester, M13 9LW Show map
Ardwick
Ellen C.

Ellen C.

Safety rules may apply in this venue
Show more information
Restaurants are limited to takeaway only
Wedding are limited to 6 only
Read more about safety rules in the UK

About this space

The Houses light and airy basement, includes what was originally the Servants Hall and former Kitchen and provides the perfect space for your wedding celebrations, whether that be a traditional afternoon tea, a buffet or a formal sit-down meal.

This picture perfect space offers a cozy and bright setting, which dresses beautifully for intimate weddings. The spacious floor offers the opportunity for a variety of seating plans to suit all.





Capacity

Standing
up to 35
Dining
up to 35
Theatre
up to 35

Prices

Monday
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
Per morning
9:00 – 12:30
from £90 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £168 hire fee
Per afternoon
13:30 – 17:00
from £90 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The starting prices refer to a 3-hour session at any time in the day.

Exclusive use of the house on a Friday or Saturday.

Other days are available although exclusivity may be restricted to certain times as the house may also be open to the public.

The house has its own bar serving a selection of wines, craft beers and hot & cold drinks. (A minimum spend of £100 is requested to run this after the service)

Up to 3 hours free on-street parking on weekdays and free at weekends.

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones alongside Tea or Coffee for £20.00pp.
Tuesday
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
Per morning
9:00 – 12:30
from £90 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £168 hire fee
Per afternoon
13:30 – 17:00
from £90 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The starting prices refer to a 3-hour session at any time in the day.

Exclusive use of the house on a Friday or Saturday.

Other days are available although exclusivity may be restricted to certain times as the house may also be open to the public.

The house has its own bar serving a selection of wines, craft beers and hot & cold drinks. (A minimum spend of £100 is requested to run this after the service)

Up to 3 hours free on-street parking on weekdays and free at weekends.

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones alongside Tea or Coffee for £20.00pp.
Wednesday
Closed
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The starting prices refer to a 3-hour session at any time in the day.

Exclusive use of the house on a Friday or Saturday.

Other days are available although exclusivity may be restricted to certain times as the house may also be open to the public.

The house has its own bar serving a selection of wines, craft beers and hot & cold drinks. (A minimum spend of £100 is requested to run this after the service)

Up to 3 hours free on-street parking on weekdays and free at weekends.

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones alongside Tea or Coffee for £20.00pp.
Thursday
Closed
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The starting prices refer to a 3-hour session at any time in the day.

Exclusive use of the house on a Friday or Saturday.

Other days are available although exclusivity may be restricted to certain times as the house may also be open to the public.

The house has its own bar serving a selection of wines, craft beers and hot & cold drinks. (A minimum spend of £100 is requested to run this after the service)

Up to 3 hours free on-street parking on weekdays and free at weekends.

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones alongside Tea or Coffee for £20.00pp.
Friday
9:00 – 17:00
from £90–£168 hire fee
Per morning
9:00 – 12:30
from £90 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £168 hire fee
Per afternoon
13:30 – 17:00
from £90 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The starting prices refer to a 3-hour session at any time in the day.

Exclusive use of the house on a Friday or Saturday.

Other days are available although exclusivity may be restricted to certain times as the house may also be open to the public.

The house has its own bar serving a selection of wines, craft beers and hot & cold drinks. (A minimum spend of £100 is requested to run this after the service)

Up to 3 hours free on-street parking on weekdays and free at weekends.

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones alongside Tea or Coffee for £20.00pp.
Saturday
18:00 – 23:00
from £250 hire fee
Per evening
18:00 – 23:00
from £250 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The starting prices refer to a 3-hour session at any time in the day.

Exclusive use of the house on a Friday or Saturday.

Other days are available although exclusivity may be restricted to certain times as the house may also be open to the public.

The house has its own bar serving a selection of wines, craft beers and hot & cold drinks. (A minimum spend of £100 is requested to run this after the service)

Up to 3 hours free on-street parking on weekdays and free at weekends.

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones alongside Tea or Coffee for £20.00pp.
Sunday
Closed
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The starting prices refer to a 3-hour session at any time in the day.

Exclusive use of the house on a Friday or Saturday.

Other days are available although exclusivity may be restricted to certain times as the house may also be open to the public.

The house has its own bar serving a selection of wines, craft beers and hot & cold drinks. (A minimum spend of £100 is requested to run this after the service)

Up to 3 hours free on-street parking on weekdays and free at weekends.

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
We offer a selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones alongside Tea or Coffee for £20.00pp.

Cancellation policy

Other

The venue has not provided a cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.


Catering and drinks

No in-house catering
External catering allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Flipchart
Natural light
Storage space
Free parking is available on-site
Free on-street parking
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Conference call facilities
Air conditioning
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
PA system / music speakers available

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Disabled parking space available
Lift to all floors

Allowed events

Promoted / ticketed events
Loud music / events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Situated just outside the hustle and bustle of Manchester City Centre, sits the former home of Manchester’s most famous Victorian writer, Elizabeth Gaskell. This beautifully restored house with spectacular period rooms and villa style garden, will provide a unique backdrop for every occasion.

The House can provide a unique and stunning backdrop for weddings, offering a choice of two ceremony rooms. The cosy, book lined Study and the beautiful Drawing Room with its Boudoir Grand piano, both provide a special space for a wedding ceremony, both complete with Victorian furnishings and furniture to suit each wedding party. These period rooms are perfect for the couple wanting something special, intimate and with plenty of charm.

Following the ceremony, Elizabeth Gaskell’s House can provide a drinks reception in the delightful, period Dining Room, which is where Elizabeth herself wrote her famous stories and letters. The beautifully restored gardens with its mix heritage and native planting schemes offer another option for a drinks reception and is a charming backdrop for wedding photographs.

The Houses light and airy basement, includes what was originally the Servants Hall and former Kitchen and provides the perfect space for celebrations, whether that be a traditional afternoon tea, a buffet or a formal sit-down meal.

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is offered to weddings on an exclusive use basis and can accommodate up to 35 people.

If you’re interested in hiring the House for a meeting, workshop or conference, the Elizabeth Gaskell’s House offers a choice of seminar rooms and period rooms.

Each space can accommodate up to 35 delegates in a theatre style and include deluxe screens for presentations. The house is accessible with lifts to all floors, disabled parking is available onsite and hearing loops are also available in some of the spaces.

The beautifully restored garden is an ideal space for events to utalise for breaks and team building exercises.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

from £270
hire fee / per hour
from £510
hire fee / per session
from £90
hire fee / per morning
from £90
hire fee / per afternoon

Location