North - Location

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MBE North Opening Times :

22nd March 2022: 09.30-16.00

Manchester Central 

Petersfield M2 3GX


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Manchester Central

Petersfield M2 3GX

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Discounted rates are avaible via the App for the Manchester Central NCP Lower Mosley Street Manchester M2 3GX

There is a 24-hour NCP car park directly below Manchester Central. It has 720 spaces including 18 disabled parking bays and three electric vehicle charging points. There is direct access to Manchester Central by lift, stairs and escalator.

There is a discount parking code: MCEXHIB14 that can be used to get £14 discounted parking rate for 24 hours. Please note, this code can only be used via the app, details of which can be found here.

Manchester Central NCP Lower Mosley Street Manchester M2 3GX Please note that Manchester Central NCP has a 1.98 m eight limit, the venue cannot provide car parking on its immediate premises.


FreeBus : Metroshuttle buses are free and link the city centre's main rail stations, shopping areas and businesses. Click here for more information on routes.

Metrolink: The nearest Metrolink stop to Manchester Central is St Peter's Square. From there, we’re just a few minutes on foot. Metrolink runs every few minutes from early morning until late in the evening. You don’t need a timetable, just turn up, buy your ticket and the next Metrolink will be along shortly. However, the network is currently being expanded so please do check your route before travelling. Routes and further information can be found on the Metrolink website.



It takes a little over two hours to reach Manchester from London and Manchester also has direct connections to most major UK cities. Services arrive at Piccadilly or Victoria stations where passengers can connect with Metrolink trams for easy access to the city centre. Manchester Central is a 20 minute walk from Piccadilly Station or just five minutes by taxi. Alternatively, catch a connecting train to Oxford Road Station - just five minutes from Manchester Central on foot.

Further information on train services can be found at:


Manchester is at the heart of a comprehensive motorway network. Manchester's M60 orbital motorway provides easy access from north, south, east and west.  If using a satellite navigation system - please follow the postcode M2 3GX.

There is an NCP (National Car Park) directly below Manchester Central that is open 24 hours a day all year round (see above)


Just a 15-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Train station – Manchester Central is clearly signposted.


Manchester Central works with Manchester’s black cab drivers to make sure they know when they're going to be busy.  They have a dedicated taxi rank at the front of the venue for pick ups and drop offs. Black cab taxis are readily available at Manchester Airport and both Piccadilly and Victoria train stations.