Venue, location and travel

#Elbow update symposium, Manchester, 1-2 October 2018

This course will be held at the:

Macdonald Manchester Hotel

London Road, Manchester M1 2PG

The hotel is conveniently located just minutes from the city centre and adjacent to Manchester Piccadilly train station. It is the largest hotel in the city and is an excellent choice for this event.


There are three main stations in the city centre: Piccadilly, Oxford Road and Victoria. Direct rail services operate from across the country. Train journey times from:

  • London - 2hrs 7mins
  • Edinburgh - 3hrs 15mins
  • Birmingham - 1hr 28mins
  • Manchester Airport - 14mins
  • Liverpool – 34mins
  • Sheffield – 52mins
  • Newcastle – 2hrs 25mins
  • York - 1hr 20mins

Manchester Airport:

Three terminals handle over 22 million passengers each year, Manchester Airport is the global gateway to the North of England, and the third largest airport in the UK.

The venue is just 0.3 miles from Manchester Piccadilly Station and 10.5 miles from Manchester Airport.


Manchester is well connected to the rest of the UK via excellent motorway links. The M60 ring road connects the city to motorways north, south east and west. If travelling by car please use M1 2AD which will direct you the hotel’s car park on Berry Street.