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Local information: Manchester

Plan ahead for Locality Convention ’24 using these travel and accommodation recommendations.

We’ve put together some useful local information so you can book your hotel and plan a smooth journey to Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

Venue address

Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel
Portland Street,
M1 4PH

Phone: 01617 511412
Website: Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel


Your delegate fee does not include accommodation.

At the venue

There is a discounted Locality rate available at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel of £135.00 (single occupancy) or £145.00 (double/twin occupancy) including breakfast.

Please note we have a limited number of rooms available at this rate and they are on a first come first served basis. Instructions on how to access it will be sent with your Locality Convention '24 ticket confirmation after you book your place for Convention.

Outside accommodation

There are a number of hotels within a 10-15 minute walk of the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

You will need to make contact with these hotels should you wish to find out the rates and/or make a reservation.


As part of our commitment to protecting the environment, we encourage all delegates attending Locality events to travel by public transport.

Arriving by train

The closest mainline train station to the hotel is Manchester Piccadilly which is an 8-10 minute walk. Manchester Victoria Station and Oxford Road Station are both a 10-15 minute walk to the hotel.

Arriving by coach

Manchester Central Coach Station is situated on Chorlton Street which is a 2 minute walk to the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

Arriving by car

Parking is available at the hotel and is subject to availability and charged at the following rates:

  • £8.00 for half day parking (up to 4 hours)
  • £15.00 for day parking (up to 12 hours)
  • £20.00 for overnight parking (up to 24:00 hours).

Arriving by plane

Manchester International Airport is situated 30 minutes by car from the hotel.

Taxi transfer cost: approximately £30 one way.

Train transfer: There is a direct train from the airport railway station to Manchester Piccadilly station.