Top 10 B&Bs and Hotels – Cheapest Deals


1. Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester (One of Nearest & Best Hotels) ★★★★★

Address : Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester City Centre, Manchester, M2 5GP, United Kingdom
Distance from Convention Centre : 344 ft walking (1 minute)
Public Parking nearby

The hotel, which is in the Free Trade Hall, is located on Peter Street, within easy walking distance from the convention centre. With shops, bars and restaurant lining the streets outside, guests have great dining options outside the hotel. Breakfast is often included in rates.

Free Trade Hall is an old building with some original features still intact like the coat of arms in the auditorium. The blend of modern and ancient architecture gives the place a classic, yet unique feel*. Read More

2. Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre ★★★★

Address : 56 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester City Centre, Manchester, M1 5LE, United Kingdom
Distance from Convention Centre : 0.2 mi walking (4 minutes)

Jurys’s Inn is suitable when looking for a comfortable stay close to the conference centre. Sitting at Great Bridgewater, it is approximately a 5-minute walk to Windmill Street. The property is a mid-range budget accommodation with a fresh style.

The hotel underwent a revamp in recent years that got rid of its bland interiors for something more inviting. It has a lot of wooden surfaces and tasteful décor pieces that give it a warm, cosy ambience*. Read More

3. The Midland (One of Nearest & Best Hotels) ★★★★

Address : 16 Peter St, Manchester City Centre, Manchester, M60 2DS, United Kingdom
Distance from Convention Centre : 200 ft walking (1 minute)

The Midland in Manchester has a central location on Peter Street that makes it practical when you want to be close to the convention complex. St Peter’s Square Metrolink station is opposite the hotel, which is a big plus if you intend to use public transport.

Guests can expect excellent amenities, including parking. Grand and elegant is what comes to mind when you first see the structure that houses one of the UK’s oldest hotels*. Read More

4. Hilton Manchester Deansgate ★★★★

Address : 303 Deansgate, Manchester City Centre, Manchester, M3 4LQ, United Kingdom
Distance from Convention Centre : 0.3 mi walking (7 minutes)
Parking Available

Hilton Manchester offers some of the best views of the city because it is housed in a glass building. The iconic Beecham Tower is designed to bring in a lot of natural light. It has large floor-to-ceiling windows that allow guests to enjoy views of the city.

A restaurant on the ground floor has a buffet breakfast and a choice of classic meals. The hotel has a relaxed feel with its cool colour palettes of browns and creams. Hilton Manchester is on the busy Deansgate street*. Read More

5. Novotel Manchester Centre ★★★★

Address : 21 Dickinson Street, Manchester City Centre, Manchester, M1 4LX, United Kingdom
Distance from Convention Centre : 0.3 mi walking (6 minutes)
Public Parking nearby

Located on Dickinson Street near Portland Street, Novotel is central enough to provide great access to the city. A few attractions such as Chinatown, Palace Theatre and the Manchester Art Gallery are close by.

Novotel is not flashy with the interior decoration, but it has a contemporary touch to it. The neutral hues create a calming environment that is welcoming. For breakfast and other meals, there is an open plan restaurant. *. Read More

6. ibis Manchester Centre Portland Street (Cheap Hotel) ★★

Address : Portland Street, Manchester City Centre, Manchester, M1 4GX, United Kingdom
Distance from Hospital : 0.3 mi walking (7 minutes)
Public Parking nearby

If you are searching for cheap accommodation not far from the Convention Complex, ibis Manchester is a nice pick. The hotel is on Portland Street at the heart of Manchester, which puts it a few miles from the city’s top sights.

Guests can expect modern facilities and good service, including parking. The hotel has a simple and comfortable style. Whether it’s a business conference or corporate getaway, ibis Manchester doesn’t disappoint*. Read More

7. Mulligans of Deansgate (Cheap Inn)

Address : 12 Southgate, Manchester City Centre, Manchester, M3 2RB, United Kingdom
Distance from Convention Centre : 0.4 mi walking (9 minutes)

It is a cheap hotel that comes with breakfast included. Resting in the busy part of the city in Southgate, guests are a few minutes away from the conference centre. The John Rylands Library and The Opera House are approximately five minutes away for those who want to experience more of the city.

The inn is a cosy little place that is perfect if you are looking for something intimate. Its rooms are beautifully decorated in stone effects*. Read More

8. Castlefield Hotel (Cheaper Property) ★★★

Address : Liverpool Rd, Manchester City Centre, Manchester, M3 4JR, United Kingdom
Distance from Convention Centre : 0.6 mi walking (14 minutes)
Public Parking on Site

The Castlefield Hotel is on Liverpool Road, within short distance from the central convention complex. It is among the cheap hotels that offer decent accommodation and good service.

The hotel is conveniently positioned close to various attractions including the Manchester Arena, Museum of Science & Industry and the Opera House. It is a modern budget hotel with a B&B feel and stunning views of the Bridgewater Canal*. Read More

9. ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street (Cheap Hotel, often Breakfast Included) ★★

Address : Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester City Centre, Manchester, M2 5GP, United Kingdom
Distance from Convention Centre : 0.7 mi walking (14 minutes)
Car Parking nearby

ibis Manchester offers cheap accommodation without letting quality suffer. Whether it’s a family or solo trip, the hotel provides accommodation solutions for all kinds of guests.

The hotel offers various promotions such as breakfast that guests can capitalise on. They can also enjoy other meals at a surcharge. As is typical of the ibis brand, the hotel is plain, yet comfortable*. Read More

10. The Ainscow Hotel (Great Value Hotel) ★★★★

Address : Trinity Way, Manchester City Centre, Manchester, M3 5EN, United Kingdom
Distance from Convention Centre : 0.8 mi walking (17 minutes)
Private Parking Available

One recommended hotel to stay that is near the Manchester Conference Centre is Ainscow Hotel at Salford. The location is convenient, and the hotel has soundproof windows to reduce noise from the streets.

Guests looking for accommodation on a budget can take advantage of the promotions that sometimes include breakfast. The former jam factory was renovated into a charming space that still has its original exposed brickwork, timbered ceiling and steel beams*. Read More


note (*): Amenities and facilities listed are based at the time of publishing. All amenities are subject to change without prior notice. Please check latest facilities and current amenities on hotel or our provider’s website.

Those who are willing to spend anywhere from 25 pounds to 120 pounds on a 2-, 3- or 4-star hotel can book a room at Malmaison Manchester, Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre, The Mitre Hotel (rates start from only 25 pounds per night), Gardens Hotel or The Midland hotels.


Accommodation Central Conference and Exhibition Centre

DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Piccadilly

M1 3DG, Manchester, One Piccadilly Place

Situated 35 metres from Manchester’s Piccadilly Train Station, this stylish hotel boasts a fitness suite and air-conditioned rooms with free high-speed WiFi. The modern and spacious rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Piccadilly are... read more

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£ 69.00

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Hilton Manchester Deansgate

M3 4LQ, Manchester, 303 Deansgate

Set in the iconic Beetham Tower, Hilton Manchester Deansgate features a luxury spa and a chic restaurant. The spacious rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows and impressive city views. The sumptuous spa has an elegant indoor swimming... read more

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£ 119.00

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Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel

M3 4JQ, Manchester, Water Street

Originally a 19th-century warehouse, this luxury 4-star city centre hotel is 5 minutes’ walk from Manchester's Opera House, on the banks of the River Irwell. The Stylish rooms at the Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel... read more

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£ 65.83

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Velvet Hotel

M1 3HE, Manchester, 2 Canal Street

Boasting stunning rooms with contemporary décor, Velvet Hotel is on central Manchester’s vibrant Canal Street and a 5-minute walk from Piccadilly Rail Station. All rooms enjoy elegant furnishings and offer a flat-screen TV and free... read more

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£ 1.00

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ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street

M1 7DG, Manchester, Charles Street

This hotel is situated in the corner of Princess Street and Charles Street, within Manchester’s lively centre. Piccadilly and Oxford Road Stations are within a 10-minute walk away. The bright and airy bedrooms each have... read more

4415 reviews 8.5
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£ 34.00

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Britannia Hotel City Centre Manchester

M1 3LA, Manchester, 35 Portland Street

Set in a magnificent Victorian building, Britannia Hotel is just 10 minutes' walk from Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station. With WiFi and 2 lively bars, the hotel is 1 mile from Manchester Cathedral. The impressive building... read more

11761 reviews 6.5
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£ 29.00

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The Merchants Hotel

M1 1HP, Manchester, Back Piccadilly, Off Oldham St, Piccadilly Gdns, Behind Nobles Arcade

Just off Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester city centre, this hotel offers budget rooms a 3-minute walk from the main shopping district. Piccadilly Rail Station is a 5-minute walk away. Some rooms at Merchants Hotel have... read more

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£ 22.00

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The Gardens Hotel

M1 2AP, Manchester, 55 Piccadilly

Overlooking the central Piccadilly Gardens, Gardens Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Piccadilly Rail Station. It has free Wi-Fi, and guests can make use of a 24-hour front desk. Each of the bright rooms has... read more

5178 reviews 7.6
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£ 25.20

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Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel

M1 4PH, Manchester, Piccadilly Plaza, Portland Street

Overlooking Piccadilly Gardens, the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly is situated in the heart of the city and just a 5-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station. A 24-hour front desk is available, along with a fully... read more

5560 reviews 7.4
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£ 38.70

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SACO Manchester - Piccadilly

M1 3ED, Manchester, 6 Minshull Street

In the heart of Manchester, SACO Manchester - Piccadilly are luxury apartments with a bright and contemporary design. Just 6 minutes' walk from Piccadilly Rail Station and 300 metres from Piccadilly Gardens, each apartment has... read more

682 reviews 9.1
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£ 46.20

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Pendulum Hotel

M1 3BB, Manchester, Weston Building, Sackville St

Just 300 metres from Manchester Piccadilly Station, Pendulum Hotel features a stylish restaurant and conservatory bar. In the bustling city centre, the hotel is 1 mile from O2 Apollo. Free WiFi is available throughout the... read more

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£ 45.00

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Kimpton Clocktower, an IHG Hotel

M60 7HA, Manchester, Oxford Street

Set in the heart of Manchester’s vibrant city centre, the grand Kimpton Clocktower offers stylish, modern rooms just a minute’s walk from Oxford Road Rail Station and The Palace Theatre. Free WiFi is available throughout... read more

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£ 71.94

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Malmaison Manchester

M1 3AQ, Manchester, Piccadilly

Opposite Manchester Piccadilly Station, this beautifully converted Victorian warehouse has boutique bedrooms and a sumptuous spa. In Manchester’s vibrant centre, the hotel also features a brasserie and fitness centre. The chic rooms have luxurious beds... read more

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£ 65.00

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Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre

M1 5LE, Manchester, 56 Great Bridgewater Street

Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre is located in the centre of Manchester, 4 minutes' walk to St Peters Square and directly opposite the Manchester Central Convention Centre and the Bridgewater Hall. Free high-speed WiFi is... read more

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£ 42.00

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ibis Styles Manchester Portland

M1 6DP, Manchester, 3-5 Portland Street, Piccadilly Gardens

Ibis Styles Manchester Portland is opposite Piccadilly Gardens, close to the Northern Quarter. Featuring a lively bar, restaurant and high-speed WiFi throughout, the hotel is just 5 minutes' walk from Piccadilly Station. The weather-themed rooms... read more

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£ 24.67

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Novotel Manchester Centre

M1 4LX, Manchester, 21 Dickinson Street

In Manchester's lively Chinatown, this Novotel is just 500 metres from Manchester Central. The hotel features a fitness centre, stylish restaurant and air-cooled rooms with Wi-Fi access. The spacious rooms at Novotel Manchester Centre each... read more

2523 reviews 8.6
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£ 54.00

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The Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel

M2 5GP, Manchester, Free Trade Hall, Peter Street

Winner of the Leading Hotel of the Year 2019 award, Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel is located in the city's Free Trade Hall, next to the Central Convention Centre. The hotel includes a health... read more

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£ 129.00

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The Midland

M60 2DS, Manchester, 16 Peter St

The Midland is an award-winning, 4-star luxury hotel with a spa in Manchester city centre. It offers stylish, air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. The spa facilities are available for an extra charge. Providing a fine... read more

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£ 99.00

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QuickSpaces Heart of the City

M1 1BY, Manchester, 19 Lever Street

Quickspaces QuickSpaces Heart of the City offers this contemporary 2-bedroom apartment in central Manchester. A 7-minute walk from the Arndale Centre, this apartment has free Wi-Fi, and on-site parking can be reserved. A modern kitchen... read more

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£ 88.20

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Innside by Melia Manchester

M15 4RP, Manchester, 1 First Street

Innside Manchester by Melia is located in the city centre and within 5 minutes’ walk of the train stations at Deansgate and Oxford Road. It offers a gym, sauna, a restaurant and bar. The hotel... read more

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£ 53.00

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Motel One Manchester-Piccadilly

M1 2PF, Manchester, 34 London Road, Piccadilly

Motel One Manchester-Piccadilly is located a 5-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station, offering a central-city location, free WiFi and use of on-site bar One Lounge. The hotel offers rooms with an en-suite shower, flat-screen... read more

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£ 69.00

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Holiday Inn Manchester - City Centre, an IHG Hotel

M1 3DT, Manchester, 25 Aytoun Street

Offering a terrace, fitness centre and 12 meeting rooms, Holiday Inn Manchester - City Centre is set in the heart of Manchester, opposite Piccadilly Train Station. Free WiFi is available in all areas, including in... read more

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£ 40.26

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Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange

M2 1WD, Manchester, 15 CROSS STREET

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange offers accommodation in Manchester, 400 metres from Deansgate. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped... read more

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£ 69.00

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Whitworth Locke

M1 6JD, Manchester, 74

Located in a 19th-century building in Manchester’s civic quarter, Whitworth Locke has accommodation with free WiFi. It is just minutes from the city’s famous Northern Quarter - home to independent shops, bars and restaurants, 200... read more

2136 reviews 9.3
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£ 52.10

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Stock Exchange Hotel

M2 1DW, Manchester, 2 Norfolk Street

Located in Manchester, 100 metres from Royal Exchange Theatre, Stock Exchange Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a bar and a shared lounge. This 5-star hotel offers a concierge service and ticket service.... read more

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£ 155.00

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Amazing 2 bedroom City Centre Apartment.

M3 5AS, Manchester, Victoria Bridge Street

Set 300 metres from Chetham's Library, 300 metres from Royal Exchange Theatre and 400 metres from AO Arena, Amazing 2 bedroom City Centre Apartment. Features accommodation located in Manchester. This apartment is 500 metres from... read more

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£ 1.00

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Why book a room near Manchester Central Convention Complex ?


manchester central convention complex accommodationIf you’re always wanted to discover Manchester’s unmatched beauty on your own and take the time you need to contemplate its unique architectural jewels, you may want to start by visiting the Manchester Central Convention Complex.

This gem represents one of England’s most important and attractive conference and exhibition centres, and it is surrounded by countless accessible and alluring accommodation options that may be to your liking. Hotels nearby are close to Manchester Piccadilly and Oxford Road stations and easily accessible from the airport by car or shuttle.

This conference centre gave a new meaning to the Manchester Central railway station, projected by Sir John Fowler. The structure inaugurated in 1880 displayed a distinctive element: a giant arched roof with a total span measuring no less than 70 yards. After serving as a railway terminus for almost 90 years, it was abandoned.

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However, shortly after its decline, the structure was renovated and turned into an aesthetically pleasing exhibition center. From the mid-80s until 1995, this new trendy location represented Manchester’s main music concert and entertainment venue, until the grand Manchester (formerly Phones 4U) Arena was inaugurated. In 2008, this centre was remodelled to be able to host conferences. Up until now, it has managed to preserve its iconic status and is still considered the second largest concert venue located in Manchester.

The G-Mex Centre is famous for the fact that it has organized numerous concerts sustained by the hottest rock bands and solo artists of the moment, including Metallica, Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand and Marilyn Manson. The centre is currently being serviced by tram services ensured by Metrolink.

Cheap Accommodation – Where Should I Stay ?


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In case you want to stay as close to the exhibition centre as possible and you can spend a few extra pounds on first-class accommodation alternatives, you can always get a room at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester, a truly historical facility with an impeccable reputation. The Midland, Novotel Manchester Centre, Arora Hotel Manchester and Hilton Manchester Deansgate are four delightful 4-star hotels located in the vicinity of the Manchester Central Convention Complex that you may find appropriate for your stay in England.

Roomzzz Manchester lets you relax in a 48-bed award-winning hotel located only three minutes away from the conference centre. Famous for its Victorian style, high ceilings, impeccable service and long windows, this nurturing environment will make you feel comfortable as soon as you set foot inside. The Light ApartHotel Manchester, Mercure Manchester Piccadilly, The Merchants and Britannia Sachas represent relatively inexpensive bed and breakfast facilities that will make your trip to Manchester truly memorable without forcing you to cope with unnecessary expenses.

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Some Facts and Location


Name : Manchester Central (formerly known as Greater Manchester Exhibition Centre, G-Mex, Manchester International Convention Centre MICC)

Location : on the site of the former the Central Railway Station in the heart of the city.

It’s a combination of exhibition and conference facilities and built in and around the former Central railway station in the heart of the city centre. Manchester Central is a 20 minute walk from Piccadilly Station. The conference venue is approximately 25 minutes away by taxi or just 20 minutes via the half-hourly express rail service from Manchester International Airport MAN.

Facilities include the purpose-built 804-seat Exchange Auditorium, the 1800m2 exhibition, conference or 1200-capacity dining space Exchange Hall, the 10,000m2 column-free and divisible Central Hall and a range of smaller state-of-the-art conference and meeting rooms.

Address : Windmill St, Manchester M2 3GX, England, United Kingdom UK

Parking : the NCP (National Car Park), providing 720 spaces, is located directly below Manchester Central.

Postcode district : M2

Region : North West England

County : Greater Manchester

Tel : +44 161 834 2700

Nearest Hotels : in Manchester city centre, north of Deansgate and Oxford Rd train stations. One of the nearest hotels is 3 star Jurys Inn Manchester, situated next to the venue. Several apartments to rent for 1 night or a weekend are available as well within easy reach of the complex.

Nearby Attractions and Sights in M2 3GX area


Opera House (3 Quay Street, M3 3HP, England): lovely old theatre.

Palace Theatre (Oxford Street, M1 6FT): fantastic and beautiful venue.

Cornerhouse Gallery (70 Oxford Street, M1 5NH, England): art gallery with a 3-screen art house cinema showing interesting films.

Manchester Art Gallery (Mosley Street, M2 3JL, England): great art gallery with a good selection of British art from the traditional to the modern.

Manchester Town Hall (Lloyd St, M60 2LA, England): magnificent building was designed in Victorian Gothic style by Alfred Waterhouse and opened in 1877. Used in many television series such as House of Cards.