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Maxwell Building

At a glance

  • Spacious hall with capacity for 1000 delegates
  • Large cafĂ© area
  • Within easy reach of car parks, rail links and bus routes

This landmark building is right at the front of the Peel Park Campus, clearly visible from the main road into Manchester.

The Maxwell Hall is comprised of an upper and lower hall. The upper hall seats up to 1000 people and has a large stage and changing rooms. The lower hall can be used as an exhibition area.

Adjoining the main hall, Maxwell Building has nine floors of classrooms, lecture theatres and meeting rooms. Located on the seventh floor is the THINKlab, it's sleek design with colour, light, sound and the latest technology combine to create atmospheric stylish spaces for stimulating debate, collaboration and innovation.

There is a large cafeteria on the ground floor of the Maxwell Building which can be used for event catering.

For further information about the accessibility of this building please visit our partner disabledGO

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Room layouts and capacities

Room typesFloor planBoardroomCabaretClassroomExhibitionReceptionTheatre
First floor: Maxwell Hallplan-300-50 stands10001000
Lower ground floor: Maxwell Lower Hall ---30 stands  
Lecture theatres      92
Classrooms --40---
Meeting rooms 30-----

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