Meetings & Events near Manchester

The most relaxing place to do business in Manchester

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Located just five minutes’ walk from Manchester Piccadilly station, Thistle Manchester, The Portland provides an ideal venue for business meetings and events or family occasions.

Our largest function room, the Lakeland Suite, seats up to 300 delegates theatre-style, or 220 for a dinner-dance; traditionally decorated and fully accessible, it’s also one of Manchester’s most popular wedding venues. The Suite can be split into three smaller rooms, each seating 65 people, if required.

We have six further rooms suitable for board and team meetings, training sessions, presentations, interviews and private dining, or for use as breakout areas and syndicate rooms.

All our meeting rooms come fully equipped with
• Air-conditioning
• LCD projector and screen
• BT Openzone wireless internet access

Mix business with pleasure

You can choose from a wide range of refreshments, including healthy options, and make use of our Portland Street Restaurant and Portland Street Bar. And whether you’re planning a board meeting or a birthday bash, our dedicated Meetings & Events team will help you from start to finish. 

So when you’re seeking an elegant, easy-to-reach wedding venue or doing business in Manchester, look no further than Thistle Manchester, The Portland.
 



Event
Space
Theatre Thistle Class Room Thistle Cabaret Thistle U-Shape Thistle Board Room Thistle Banquet Thistle Reception Thistle

Buttermere Meeting Room

  • 7.2 x 10.25
  • 2.99m high
65 30 30 20 22 50 50

Charlton Meeting Room

  • 4.62 x 5.34
  • 2.59m high
15 8 - 10 10 10 -

Derwent Meeting Room

  • 16.6 x 6.3
  • 2.59m high
90 30 40 25 30 60 70

Joe Mercer Meeting Room

  • 5.29 x 8.61
  • 2.21m high
40 14 15 16 16 18 16

Lakeland Meeting Room

  • 16.8 x 16.55
  • 2.59m high
300 140 120 - - 220 220

Law Suite Meeting Room

  • 4.51 x 5.34
  • 2.59m high
15 8 - 10 10 10 -

Manchester Boardroom

  • 7.35 x 4.88
  • 2.3m high
25 16 16 14 16 20 20

Sir Matt Busby Suite Meeting Room

  • 4.93 x 8.13
  • 1.93m high
40 14 15 16 16 18 30

Windermere & Buttermere

  • 16.8 x 10.25
  • 2.99m high
180 70 80 40 50 150 150

Windermere Meeting Room

  • 9.6 x 10.25
  • 2.99m high
100 40 45 30 30 60 70

Local Information

Today's Weather

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23 Apr Wed

Periods of rain
Periods of rain
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24 Apr Thu

Partly sunny with a couple of showers
Partly sunny with a couple of showers
High Temperature:
12oC
Low Temperature:
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25 Apr Fri

Clouds and sun with a shower
Clouds and sun with a shower
High Temperature:
15oC
Low Temperature:
10oC

26 Apr Sat

Rain at times
Rain at times
High Temperature:
14oC
Low Temperature:
7oC

27 Apr Sun

Mostly cloudy with a couple of showers
Mostly cloudy with a couple of showers
High Temperature:
14oC
Low Temperature:
9oC
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