Date published: March 16, 2018

Easter opening times

Over the Easter period, which runs from April 8 to April 29, the University will largely remain open but there are some closures on campus we’d like to make you aware of.


  • The askUS service is open until 6pm on Thursday 18 April. It will re-open again 8am Tuesday 23 April. If required, please visit our crisis and out of hours information for support during closure period.
  • Clifford Whitworth Library is open as usual over the Easter Bank Holiday. Allerton Learning Space will be closed from 10pm on Thursday 18 April until 6am Tuesday 23 April. The MediaCityUK Library will be closed from 10pm on Thursday 18 April until 7am Tuesday 23 April.
  • Sports Centre will close at 10.00pm on Thursday 18 April, for the Easter weekend, before re-opening again at 7.00am on Tuesday 23 April.  From Tuesday 23 April Sports Centre will operate as normal, with their full programme of Fitness Classes continuing until the first week of June.
  • MediaCityUK campus will be closed from 10pm on Thursday 18 April to 7am on Tuesday 23 April.


Atmosphere bar is now closed - reopening 29 April.

Atmosphere Cafe is open Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm (apart from weekends and bank holidays). Returning to normal hours of 8:30am-9pm from 29 April.

Please visit Salfood website opening times page to find out which outlets are open over the Easter period.


The Faith Centre's  opening hours are on their webpage

  • Downstairs access for the Muslim prayer hall will remain as 0.300-23.00 every day.
  • Good Friday upstairs opening to our normal arrangements (Swipe access 8-10am, open access 10-4pm & swipe 4-9pm)
  • Upstairs first floor will closed Saturday-Monday inclusive

St James Catholic Church, Pendleton Way, Salford.

Palm Sunday 14.4.19 Mass: Saturday evening 6pm, Sunday Morning !0 am. (no Mass on Campus)

Holy Thursday Evening 7pm  18.4.19

Good Friday  3pm  19.4.19

Holy Saturday - Easter Vigil 7pm 20.4.19

Easter Sunday 10 am 21.4.19

Salford Cathedral St John the Evangelist, Chapel Street, M3 5LL :


St. Thomas', Pendleton

(adjacent to the roundabout at the end of the A6 opposite Salford Shopping Precinct and just past our Frederick Road campus)

Wednesday in Holy Week – 17th April

12 noon      Holy Eucharist

7.30pm Evensong with address

Theme: Betrayal

Good Friday – 19th April

10am Good Friday Liturgy

Easter Day – 21st April

8.30am Morning Prayer

9.30am Sung Eucharist

Sacred Trinity Church, Chapel Street. M3 7WQ:

Monday 15th April 

Prayer & Meditation, 6.45pm

Tuesday 16th April 

Prayer Service at Chapel St & Hope URC, 7pm

Wednesday 17th  April

Lent Group at the Rectory

Thursday 18th April

Maundy Thursday Service and Simple Meal, 7pm
Prayer and Meditation until midnight.

Good Friday 19th April

Good Friday Service, 11.15am
Followed by a walk with the cross through the parish

Sunday 21st April

Early Service, 8am (followed by breakfast)
Easter Day Service, 11.15am
Open Table Easter service 7.15pm


If you are in crisis or need support outside of office hours, please see the following information:

Contact your GP for out of hours services

Call NHS 111

Papyrus HOPELineUK (support for people feeling suicidal): 0800 0684141

Samaritans: 116 123

Sanctuary (Helpline in the day, safe place to go at night): 0300 003 7029

Crisis Point: 0161 225 9500 (Manchester residents only)

Anxiety UK INFOline:  08444 775 774

CALM (support for men) 0800 58 58 58

Call 999 for an ambulance or go to A&E.

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