Central Library Manchester

Unusual, Manchester
  • No. of meeting rooms: 6
  • Meeting room max capacity: 80
  • No. of Bedrooms: N/A
  • No. of car parking spaces:
  • Nearest Motorway: M60
  • Nearest Train station: Manchester Piccadilly/Manchester Oxford
  • Nearest Airport: Manchester

Central Library is one of Manchester’s most impressive event spaces. Let this unique architectural masterpiece inspire your most forward thinking minds.

Central Library’s breath taking suite of spaces is flexible enough to suit every occasion; from corporate meetings and private dinners to training sessions, informal receptions and weddings.

Balancing open space with original heritage furniture throughout, Central Library provides Manchester’s most exclusive meeting and event spaces at the heart of the city.

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.

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, 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.

Chief Librarian’s Office

The most distinctive of all rooms at Central Library, and possibly the most exclusive meeting space in Manchester; the Chief Librarian’s Office is steeped in heritage, bathed in natural light and offers breath taking 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.

Suites Name Capacity (People) Dimensions
Theatre Classrm Boardrm Cabaret Banquet Ushape Rec.
Committee Room 22 40 -/-/-/ –
Meeting Room 1 60 24 30 40 60 -/-/-/ –
Meeting Room 2 60 30 30 48 80 -/-/-/ –
Meeting Room 3 60 30 30 48 80 -/-/-/ –
Reception Rooms 14 40 -/-/-/ –
Chief Librarians Office 18 30 -/-/-/ –


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