commsHERO Week 2023:
In-person 26 September information

We’re taking #commsHERO back to where it all began at our in-person day during commsHERO Week 2023.

Check out the speakers that will be joining us on the day and what they will be speaking about below 👇

Bridgewater Hall: Venue information


Registration is 9:00-09:45. Please make sure you are at the venue by 09:45 to ensure we can register everyone before the first speaker session at 10:00am.

The day will end at 4:30pm. However, we will be hosting an optional networking drinks reception following the awards 4:30-5:00pm.

How to get there:

Venue address:

The Bridgewater Hall
Lower Mosley Street
Manchester, M2 3WS

Public Transport

Deansgate Metrolink and train stations are 0.2 miles and a 3 minute walk.

Oxford Road train station is 0.4 miles and a 9 minute walk.

St Peter’s Square Metrolink is 0.2 miles and a 3 minute walk.

Metroshuttle free bus linking all major transport links and car parks.

Rail Strikes: For up to date information see  National Rail.

In The Car

For satellite navigation, the Hall’s postcode is M2 3WS. The nearest car parks are NCP Manchester Central (formerly G-Mex), NCP Great Northern or NCP Oxford Street. Manchester Central car park is linked directly to The Bridgewater Hall by an underpass beneath Lower Mosley Street. From this well-lit underground walkway, take the lift, ramp or steps up to Barbirolli Square just outside the Hall’s main entrance.


If travelling by car, please allow plenty of time for your journey. For satellite navigation, the Hall’s postcode is M2 3WS. The nearest car parks are Q-Park, NCP Manchester Central, NCP Great Northern or NCP Oxford Street.

Please note all NCP’s are now cashless, and payment requires a debit or credit card. 

Disabled Parking

Please note – the venue is not able to offer an option for disability parking. Whilst there are disabled parking spaces available at NCP Manchester Central, they will be charged at NCP Manchester Central hourly rate.

A wheelchair drop off point is located on Lower Mosley Street outside the Hall. We must stress, however, that this is not a parking space, even for blue badge holders. Double yellow lines at the rear of The Bridgewater Hall on Great Bridgewater Street allow parking for blue badge holders for up to 3 hours, except during the hours of 6.00am–8.00am and 4.00pm–6.00pm.

Hotel accommodation

If you’re planning on spending the night in Manchester, there’s plenty of great hotels nearby to stay. Here are a few options:

Premier Inn – Manchester Central

INNSIDE by Melia Manchester

Hilton Manchester Deansgate