Whole Venue at CityCo Event & Meeting Spaces

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Lloyd Street, 22 , Manchester, M25WA Show map
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Wedding are limited to 6 only
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About this space

CityCo Manchester is a beautiful heritage venue that can cater for a range of meetings and events. Whether it’s for a small conference or away-day, seminar or training session, presentation or photo-shoot, bring your colleagues to a unique space in the heart of the city centre.

The Shipping Office and The Cotton Room are on the top floor of Lloyd’s House and overlook Manchester’s iconic Town Hall. The redbrick 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.’ and was the city’s first purpose-built cotton warehouse.

The venue is fully Covid-19 compliant to meet latest hygiene, safety and social distancing guidance. The venue is certified ‘Good to Good’ by Visit Britain.

Measures in place include:

• Adjusted room capacities
• Flexible chairs, tables and presentation layouts
• Full risk assessments
• Staff wellness checks and social distancing
• Enhanced cleaning regimes before, during and after events
• Hand sanitiser stations and washing facilities
• Stocks of disposable face masks if required
• Clear signage throughout
• Dedicated event coordinator support.

Prices Include:

• Natural daylight and high ceilings
• Original heritage features
• Free WiFi
• Desktop computer (The Shipping Office)
• Projector and wall screen (The Shipping Office)
• High-spec PA system (The Shipping Office)
• TV screen (The Cotton Room)
• Roving/table-top microphones
• Presentation clicker
• Conference calling
• Flip charts with pens and pads
• Meeting stationery
• Break-out space subject to availability.

We look forward to welcoming you soon.


Capacity

Standing
up to 20
Theatre
up to 20
Boardroom
up to 4
Cabaret
up to 20
U-Shaped
up to 10
Classroom
up to 10

Prices

Monday
8:00 – 17:30
from £480–£960 hire fee
Per morning
8:00 – 11:00
from £480 hire fee
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £960 hire fee
Per afternoon
13:00 – 17:00
from £480 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Prices Include:
• Natural daylight and high ceilings
• Original heritage features
• Free WiFi
• Desktop computer (The Shipping Office)
• Projector and wall screen (The Shipping Office)
• High-spec PA system (The Shipping Office)
• TV screen (The Cotton Room)
• Roving/table-top microphones
• Presentation clicker
• Conference calling
• Flip charts with pens and pads
• Meeting stationery
• Break-out space subject to availability.
We offer our guests unlimited filtered water, tea, coffee and biscuits for £3.75pp + VAT for a full day room hire or £2.25 pp + VAT for half day. To discuss additional food arrangements, talk to us about options.
Tuesday
8:00 – 17:30
from £480–£960 hire fee
Per morning
8:00 – 11:00
from £480 hire fee
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £960 hire fee
Per afternoon
13:00 – 17:00
from £480 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Prices Include:
• Natural daylight and high ceilings
• Original heritage features
• Free WiFi
• Desktop computer (The Shipping Office)
• Projector and wall screen (The Shipping Office)
• High-spec PA system (The Shipping Office)
• TV screen (The Cotton Room)
• Roving/table-top microphones
• Presentation clicker
• Conference calling
• Flip charts with pens and pads
• Meeting stationery
• Break-out space subject to availability.
We offer our guests unlimited filtered water, tea, coffee and biscuits for £3.75pp + VAT for a full day room hire or £2.25 pp + VAT for half day. To discuss additional food arrangements, talk to us about options.
Wednesday
8:00 – 17:30
from £480–£960 hire fee
Per morning
8:00 – 11:00
from £480 hire fee
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £960 hire fee
Per afternoon
13:00 – 17:00
from £480 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Prices Include:
• Natural daylight and high ceilings
• Original heritage features
• Free WiFi
• Desktop computer (The Shipping Office)
• Projector and wall screen (The Shipping Office)
• High-spec PA system (The Shipping Office)
• TV screen (The Cotton Room)
• Roving/table-top microphones
• Presentation clicker
• Conference calling
• Flip charts with pens and pads
• Meeting stationery
• Break-out space subject to availability.
We offer our guests unlimited filtered water, tea, coffee and biscuits for £3.75pp + VAT for a full day room hire or £2.25 pp + VAT for half day. To discuss additional food arrangements, talk to us about options.
Thursday
8:00 – 17:30
from £480–£960 hire fee
Per morning
8:00 – 11:00
from £480 hire fee
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £960 hire fee
Per afternoon
13:00 – 17:00
from £480 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Prices Include:
• Natural daylight and high ceilings
• Original heritage features
• Free WiFi
• Desktop computer (The Shipping Office)
• Projector and wall screen (The Shipping Office)
• High-spec PA system (The Shipping Office)
• TV screen (The Cotton Room)
• Roving/table-top microphones
• Presentation clicker
• Conference calling
• Flip charts with pens and pads
• Meeting stationery
• Break-out space subject to availability.
We offer our guests unlimited filtered water, tea, coffee and biscuits for £3.75pp + VAT for a full day room hire or £2.25 pp + VAT for half day. To discuss additional food arrangements, talk to us about options.
Friday
8:00 – 17:30
from £480–£960 hire fee
Per morning
8:00 – 11:00
from £480 hire fee
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £960 hire fee
Per afternoon
13:00 – 17:00
from £480 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Prices Include:
• Natural daylight and high ceilings
• Original heritage features
• Free WiFi
• Desktop computer (The Shipping Office)
• Projector and wall screen (The Shipping Office)
• High-spec PA system (The Shipping Office)
• TV screen (The Cotton Room)
• Roving/table-top microphones
• Presentation clicker
• Conference calling
• Flip charts with pens and pads
• Meeting stationery
• Break-out space subject to availability.
We offer our guests unlimited filtered water, tea, coffee and biscuits for £3.75pp + VAT for a full day room hire or £2.25 pp + VAT for half day. To discuss additional food arrangements, talk to us about options.
Saturday
Closed
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Prices Include:
• Natural daylight and high ceilings
• Original heritage features
• Free WiFi
• Desktop computer (The Shipping Office)
• Projector and wall screen (The Shipping Office)
• High-spec PA system (The Shipping Office)
• TV screen (The Cotton Room)
• Roving/table-top microphones
• Presentation clicker
• Conference calling
• Flip charts with pens and pads
• Meeting stationery
• Break-out space subject to availability.
We offer our guests unlimited filtered water, tea, coffee and biscuits for £3.75pp + VAT for a full day room hire or £2.25 pp + VAT for half day. To discuss additional food arrangements, talk to us about options.
Sunday
Closed
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
Prices Include:
• Natural daylight and high ceilings
• Original heritage features
• Free WiFi
• Desktop computer (The Shipping Office)
• Projector and wall screen (The Shipping Office)
• High-spec PA system (The Shipping Office)
• TV screen (The Cotton Room)
• Roving/table-top microphones
• Presentation clicker
• Conference calling
• Flip charts with pens and pads
• Meeting stationery
• Break-out space subject to availability.
We offer our guests unlimited filtered water, tea, coffee and biscuits for £3.75pp + VAT for a full day room hire or £2.25 pp + VAT for half day. To discuss additional food arrangements, talk to us about options.

Cancellation policy

Flexible

Guests may cancel their Booking until 7 days before the event start time and will receive a full refund (including all Fees) of their Booking Price.

Guests may cancel their Booking between 7 days and 24 hours before the event start time and receive a 50% refund (excluding Fees) of their Booking Price.

Cancellations submitted less than 24 hours before the event start time are not refundable.

Guest may move the event date of a confirmed booking to another date within 24 months from the original date, at no cost.


Catering and drinks

No in-house catering
Approved caterers only
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Air conditioning
Natural light
High Ceilings
Heritage Features
Whiteboard
Storage space
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

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

Accessibility

Lift to all floors
Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

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

Rules of the space

CityCo’s Event and Meeting Spaces are open and certified ‘Good to Go’ by Visit Britain for compliance to social distancing, cleanliness and safety guidelines.
View our Covid-19 Policy:
https://cityco.com/cms/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/CityCo-Events-Covid-19-Policy.pdf
https://cityco.com/roomhire


*BOOK NOW for 50% OFF room hire fees, between 21st March - 30th Spetember 2021*

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.


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