Location – The Manchester Conference Centre

Once again the team are looking forward to welcoming an anticipated 400+ delegates and have booked a different venue with this in mind. Manchester Conference Centre  will be the home to all events held over the conference weekend.

The Manchester Conference Centre is a brilliant venue right in the heart of the city, providing first class facilities for our sponsors and delegates. It’s within easy reach of  the mainline train stations and within walking distance of all city centre attractions and hotels.


Sackville Street, M1 3BB

+44 (0) 161 955 8000


The Manchester Conference Centre has it’s own hotel

however if you would prefer to stay elsewhere, there are plenty
of hotels in the nearby area – some of which we have noted below.
Feel free to come onto the IRC chat room or use the twitter tag
#phpnw13 to find people if you need to buddy up.

Local hotels

Days Hotel, M1 3BB

+44 (0)161 955 8000

(At the conference venue)

Hotel ibis, M1 7DG

+44 (0)161 619 9007

(3 minute walk)

Holiday Inn, M1 5QA

+44 (0)843 208 3005

(6 minute walk)

Palace Hotel, M60 7HA

+44 (0)161 288 1111

(7 minute walk)

Local restaurants


Princess Street, M1 7DL (3 minute walk)

The Corner House

Oxford Street, M1 5NH (7 minute walk)


Chester Street, M1 5QS (8 minute walk)

Pizza Express

Oxford St, M1 6FQ (10 minute walk)


    • Rail

Manchester Oxford Road is the nearest station and is only a 10 minute walk from the venue. Connections to and from the main stations (Piccadilly and Victoria) also run frequently.

    • Road

Charles Street Multi-storey Car Park provides 24 hour parking and is situated right beside the conference venue.

    • Air

Manchester Airport has excellent rail connections to the city centre, including a direct route to Oxford Road.