Benzie Building

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The Benzie Building offers distinctive spaces that would provide a stunning backdrop to any event.

Home to the Manchester School of Art, with steel braced oak staircases, a roof terrace with views of the Manchester cityscape, a stunning vertical gallery with flexible studio space on each floor, it is an ideal venue for networking events, exhibitions and product launches.

The Benzie Building is within walking distance of Manchester city centre and major train stations.

It’s also located close to University accommodation and local hotels to suit all budgets.

All the rooms in the Benzie Building, whether a conference auditorium, lecture theatre, meeting room or boardroom are fully accessible to every delegate and guest and are equipped with the appropriate facilities to ensure visitor safety and enjoyment.

Choose the appropriate package to your needs and Hire venues in Benzie Building now:

Conference Package

Day Delegate Rate:  £40


  • Lecture theatre with multi media facilities and technical support
  • Refreshments served on arrival, during the morning and afternoon
  • Two course hot or cold fork buffet lunch> with refreshments
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Stationery
  • Dedicated Event Coordinator

(Price excludes VAT and is valid until 31.12.19.  Minimum numbers apply.)

Meeting Package

Day Delegate Rate: £31.50


  • Meeting room
  • Morning, lunchtime and afternoon refreshments
  • Business lunch
  • Data projection facilities
  • High-speed Wi-Fi and technical support
  • Stationery
  • Dedicated Event Coordinator

(Price excludes VAT and is valid until 31.12.19.  Minimum numbers apply)


Theatre (4) 36 – 180
Cabaret (5) 90
Boardroom (6) 10
Dining 120
Reception 500
Exhibition Space 130 sqm

Access for All

Visitor safety and enjoyment is important to us. We provide accessible venues for all our events. Facilities include:

  • Hearing loop facilities
  • Lift and level access
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Fully accessible toilet
  • Catering for all dietary needs

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A very high level of customer service and an all-round excellent venue for our event, we hope to return!

Jude Lister, Project Manager – Film, Creative England, July 2018

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