About this room

Large, stunning event space and meeting room with heritage features, original pitched ceiling and bay window overlooking Manchester Town Hall.

The room can fit up to 70 people in a standing and theatre layout, up to 60 in a cabaret setup and up to 40 in a classroom and u-shape layout.


Capacity

Standing

Standing

up to 60

Theatre

Theatre

up to 40

Cabaret

Cabaret

up to 60

U-Shaped

U-Shaped

up to 40

Classroom

Classroom

up to 40


Starting prices

Hire Fee

M T W T F S S

8:30 - 12:30

from £475 Per morning

M T W T F S S

8:30 - 17:30

from £800 Per day

M T W T F S S

12:30 - 17:30

from £475 Per afternoon

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

Note on pricing

Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.

Room Hire Prices Include:
Natural daylight to room
High Ceilings
Event furniture with flexible layout
High-spec AV equipment
Free Wifi
Conference calling facilities
Break-out spaces (subject to availability)
Filtered water
Meeting stationery
Varied Catering Options at additional cost.

Sample catering prices

Unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits for £3.75 pp +VAT (£2.25 +VAT for half a day room hire)
Breakfast, Bronze (£12 + VAT), Silver (£15 + VAT), Gold (£19 + VAT) catering options provided by Manchester’s famous Chop House Group


Catering

In-house catering

Allows external catering

Approved caterers only

BYO alcohol allowed

Can provide alcohol

Kitchen facilities available

Can provide halal

Can provide kosher

Complimentary water

Extensive vegan menu

Extensive gluten-free menu

Complimentary tea and coffee

Buyout fee for external catering


Licences

Alcohol licence until 23:00


Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Projector Projector

Flatscreen TV Flatscreen TV

Whiteboard Whiteboard

Flipchart Flipchart

Audiovisual (AV) equipment Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Conference call facilities Conference call facilities

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Natural light Natural light

Disabled access

Storage space

Accommodation available

Parking available


CityCo, Manchester’s city centre management company, has a unique location right in the heart of Manchester. We can cater for a range of meetings and events from 2 - 60 in The Shipping Office, The Cotton Room and The Sorting Room. Whether it’s for a small conference, seminar or training session, pitch or presentation, celebration or away-day, bring your colleagues to a truly impressive, heritage venue.

Our event and meeting spaces are on the top floor of Lloyd’s House overlooking Manchester Town Hall. The building has a fascinating history. Designed by the architectural practice of Speakman & Charlesworth in 1867, the site was originally for the Manchester Shipping Office and Packing Company Ltd. We look forward to welcoming you soon.


Other rooms and event packages at this venue

from £175
hire fee / per morning
The Cotton Room
Seating capacity 14
from £125
hire fee / per morning
The Sorting Room
Seating capacity 12
from £1500
hire fee / per day
Whole Venue
Seating capacity 60
Standing capacity 60

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