Venues and Facilities

Our state-of-the-art facilities and dedicated support teams mean all Salford Professional Development (SPD) delegates are guaranteed comfort, convenience and excellent customer service.        

The University of Salford offers professional venues that cater for every sector and some of the UK’s most advanced teaching facilities.   

Adelphi House

Adelphi House was originally built in 1808. While the Georgian facade remains, behind it is a newly renovated training venue, which holds the majority of SPD’s training programmes and conferences.  

AJ Bell Stadium

Featuring state-of-the-art facilities, outstanding catering from Elior UK and first-class service, the AJ Bell Stadium is the perfect setting to host an array of corporate and private events. The award-winning venue boasts a series of stunning suites and executive boxes featuring spectacular pitch views that can host events ranging from 10-1,000 guests.

Located adjacent to the world-famous Trafford Centre and within easy reach of Manchester city centre, the stadium is easily accessible by all transport.

New Adelphi, The University of Salford

New Adelphi is home to the next generation of forward-thinking artists, designers, performers, educators, fashion icons, pop-stars, dancers and musicians.

Our £55 million, sustainable and accessible New Adelphi building is a north-west hot-spot for talent, academia, and creativity which is supported by a thriving media industry in Greater Manchester.  

The space empowers interdisciplinary collaborative teaching methods and our blend of digital and traditional facilities has been designed with industry, to create a forward-thinking educational experience during your studies. 


This unique digital learning, teaching and research space has the very latest equipment, studios and laboratories. Our production suites, studios and digital infrastructure have been developed in partnership with the industry and future-proofed for emerging creative technologies.

The hub creates an unparalleled environment for delegates, who work in the media, digital and creative sectors.