The Mechanics Institute Manchester
The Mechanics Institute Manchester
103 Princess Street,
M1 6DD

tel: 0161 236 9336
fax: 0161 237 8311

The Mechanics Centre is located in Manchester city centre (near to the corner of Portland Street and Princess Street). Close by is Chorlton Street Bus Station and Piccadilly Gardens/Bus Station. It is a five minute walk form Manchester Piccadilly and Oxford Road Railway Stations. There are numerous Car Parks located near by and within a few minutes walk. There is a Metro Link Tram stop at St Peterís Square and on Mosley Street.

  • Various Sized Meeting Rooms
  • Large Hall
  • licenced Bar
  • Disabled Access
  • City Centre Parking
  • Range of Buffets & Refreshements

We have a variety of Rooms available for hire. They are suitable for Meetings, Conferences, Seminars and Social events. Rooms can be organised to seat from 6 persons to 180 persons. We can provide tea, coffee, biscuits and other refreshments as well as a variety of excellent buffets. There is a licensed bar on the premises which if requested can be opened. We have good disabled access with a wheelchair ramp at the entrance and a lift to all floors.

There is also a variety of equipment for hire to assist in making your meeting or conference run smoothly as well as free Internet access. Please contact Joanne on 0161 236 9336 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for all booking enquiries.

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The Mechanics Institute is a grade II* listed building it is best known as the birthplace of the TUC which was founded in the building in 1868. It is also the birthplace of the Co-operative Insurance Society and UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology)

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