Venue & Directions


Venue & Directions

The Principal Hotel

Oxford Street
Manchester
M60 7HA

Tel: 01612 881 111
Visit: www.phcompany.com/principal/manchester-hotel
The Prinicpal Hotel is situated directly opposite Oxford Road Station which is within walking distance of Piccadilly Station and St Peter’s Square tram station. The hotel is just a short journey from Manchester International Airport.

NB - The restaurant at The Principal Hotel is very busy. If staying overnight for the AELP Autumn Conference we would recommend you make an advance booking as soon as possible to ensure availability.

By Rail

  • Nearest station: Manchester Oxford Road. Other stations: Manchester Piccadily, Manchester Victoria
  • Manchester Oxford Road Station is directly opposite the hotel and serves destinations in South Manchester and the North of England such as Blackpool, Preston and Leeds
  • Manchester Piccadilly is the main station for the city and serves London, Edinburgh and Cardiff amongst other destinations. It is a 10 minute walk from the hotel or 5 minutes by taxi
  • Manchester Victoria is a 10 minute drive or 20 minute walk

By Car

Satellite navigation coordinates: 53.47438, -2.2404 (post code: M60 7HA)

From the M6 Southbound

  • Head southwest on M6
  • At junction 30, exit onto M61 towards Manchester/ Bolton/ M62/ Leeds/ M65/ Blackburn 
  • At junction 1, exit on the right onto M60 towards
    M’cr/ Trafford Park/ Liverpool/ M62/
    Birmingham/ M6
  • At junction 12, exit onto M602 towards Salford
  • Continue on A57/Regent Road (signs for A57)
  • Continue to follow A57
  • Continue on A57(M)/Mancunian Way
  • Take the ramp onto Mancunian Way. Go through one roundabout
  • At the next roundabout, take the first exit onto Cambridge Street
  • Turn right at Chester Street
  • Turn left at A34/Oxford Road

 From the M6 Nouthbound/M62 Eastbound

  • Head northwest on M6 towards exit 20
  • At junction 21a, exit onto M62 towards Leeds/Bolton/Manchester
  • Continue on M602 (signs for Salford/M602)
  • Continue on A57/Regent Road (signs for A57)
  • Continue to follow A57
  • Continue on A57(M)/Mancunian Way
  • Take the ramp onto Mancunian Way
  • Go through one roundabout
  • At the next roundabout, take the first exit onto Cambridge Street
  • Turn right at Chester Street
  • Turn left at A34/Oxford Road

From the M62 Westbound

  • Head west on M62 towards exit 22
  • Continue on M60
  • At junction 12, exit onto M602 towards Salford
  • Continue on A57/Regent Road (signs for A57)
  • Continue to follow A57. Continue on A57(M)/ Mancunian Way
  • Take the ramp onto Mancunian Way
  • Go through one roundabout
  • At the next roundabout, take the first exit onto Cambridge Street
  • Turn right at Chester Street
  • Turn left at A34/Oxford Road

Parking at the Principal Hotel, Manchester

  • The Principal Hotel does not have its own car park but parking is available at the NCP Manchester Palace Car Park on Whitworth Street just a short walk from the hotel. Parking for the conference is offered at a reduced rate - 24 hours/overnight parking at £18.00 or 12 hours at £8.00. Parking tickets will need to be validated at the hotel reception when leaving the conference to secure this rate.

By Bus

  • Nearest Stations: Oxford Road bus stop & Piccadilly Gardens Bus Station
  • Oxford Road bus stop is directly outside the hotel and serves destinations across the Greater Manchester area. You will also find bus stops on Whitworth Street
  • The main bus station in the city is in Piccadilly Gardens which is a brief 10 minute walk from the hotel

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