Salford University of Salford

From historic to futuristic, a range of facilities to suit every event. The University of Salford is an ideal location, which is easily accessible with a mainline railway station on campus.

  • Creative spaces to hire at the MediaCityUK Campus.
  • Over 1,300 high quality en suite bedrooms in the Peel Park Quarter.
  • Concert Halls, meeting rooms, lecture theatres and classrooms. 
  • Location filming opportunities.
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Location and transport information

Situated just 2km from Manchester city centre, Salford Crescent railway station is on campus and has a frequent service from all Manchester stations which takes under ten minutes. Trains from Manchester International Airport run hourly and take 30 minutes. Car parking is available and there are over 300 cycle bays and car parking is available. More information is available here.

Our campus at MediaCityUK is best accessed by tram which run every six minutes from Manchester Piccadilly with just a 20 minute journey time. There are over 300 cycle bays and car parking is available. More information to get to MediaCityUK is available here.

Full Venue Information
Summary of facilities and capacities
Vacation availability
January, April, May, June, July, August and September
Year round anytime
Theatre style (maximum)10001000
Cabaret style (maximum)8080
Exam style (maximum)300300
Boardroom style (maximum)3030
Exhibition space (sq metres)367367
University style bedrooms (max)1300N/A
Day delegate rates from £21.75£21.75
24HR rates from £55.75£55.75
Meeting room only rates from £100.00£100.00
B&B rates from £39.00£39.00

Meeting and event spaces that inspire

The University of Salford at MediaCityUK is at the heart of the UK’s media and digital industries with the BBC and ITV as neighbours.

  • Broadcast standard video and audio facilities and the latest digital technology.
  • Creative studio spaces for hire including industry standard HD TV studios.
  • Green screen and radio studios for production and broadcast.
  • Film interviews with your delegates or broadcast your event live, working with our students to support your project.
  • Videos and images can be viewed here

Peel Park Campus

  • New Adelphi & Chapman a 350 seat theatre with exhibition space. Together with Chapman’s six modern lecture theatres, it is the perfect location for large conferences.
  • Peel Hall a 300 seat Victorian concert hall with nearby lecture theatres and classrooms.
  • Maxwell Hall iconic concert hall that played host to cult bands such as The Smiths which seats up to 1,000. A lower hall which can be used as an exhibition area and nearby lecture theatres and classrooms.
  • Meeting Rooms lecture theatres and classroom a large number of technically enabled meeting rooms, lecture theatres and classrooms.

Summer Accommodation at Peel Park Quarter
Peel Quarter luxury development is located in the heart of the campus,
it’s ideal for residential conferences, sporting events and summer schools.

  • Deluxe en suite bedrooms with access to a shared kitchen and lounge area. 
  • Communal areas including gym, cinema rooms, communal lounges fitted with Sky TV, the latest games consoles, pool tables, free 50MB wi-fi and cosy study areas.
  • Laundry room with washers and dryers and 24 hour security.
  • Access to our leisure centre with its swimming pool, spa, sauna, gym, sports courts and climbing wall.

Location Filming
Most buildings and outdoor areas are available for hire. These include a number of mid twentieth century buildings which regularly pop up in TV drama shows and our simulation suite which replicates a real hospital environment.

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