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Manchester Central Convention Complex * | Manchester, UK
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Specialty: , General Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Dates: From May, 21, 2013 to May, 22, 2013
Location: Manchester, UK
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 100 to 420 GBP
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Manchester Central Convention Complex *

Manchester, UK Visit the Venue to read more
Transportation Guide:

Manchester Central is an iconic business resort in the heart of Manchester. We're right in the centre of the UK and easy to reach via Manchester’s extensive multi-modal transport network.

There is a car park at the venue.   For further details see the venue's website

Reduced rate parking is available to the first 250 delegates applying for a parking voucher in advance of the conference.  The reduced day rate is £12 per day and must be applied for by the 6th May 2013.  To apply for the rate please download and return the attached form

The venue is conveniently located close to Manchester Piccadilly for those travelling by train and Manchester airport has daily internal and international flights from across the UK and Europe.

By air

Manchester Airport is a major international hub just nine miles (14.5km) from the city centre. It serves more than 200 destinations worldwide including direct routes to nine US cities. From the airport, the city is approximately 25 minutes away by taxi or just 20 minutes via the half-hourly express rail service (tickets £3.00-£4.00).

Information on Manchester Airport can be found at:

Flights into Manchester per day from:

  • London - 18
  • Amsterdam - 8
  • Paris - 7
  • Barcelona - 1
  • Frankfurt - 6
  • Stockholm - 2
  • Brussels - 6
  • Copenhagen - 3
  • Zurich - 4

By rail

It takes a little over two hours to reach Manchester from London and Manchester also has direct connections to most major UK cities. Services arrive at Piccadilly or Victoria stations where passengers can connect with Metrolink trams for easy access to the city centre. Manchester Central is a 20 minute walk from Piccadilly Station or just five minutes by taxi. Alternatively, catch a connecting train to Oxford Road Station - just five minutes from Manchester Central on foot.

Information on train services can be found at:

Travel time by train to Manchester from:

  • London  2h 9m
  • Birmingham 1h 30m
  • Newcastle 2h 37m
  • Edinburgh 3h 34m
  • Glasgow 3h 16m
  • Bristol  2h 59m

By road

Manchester is at the heart of a comprehensive motorway network. Manchester's M60 orbital motorway provides easy access from north, south, east and west.


  • M6 (from south – Stoke-on-Trent, Birmingham)
    Leave the M6 at junction 19, just after Knutsford Services. Follow the A556 towards Altrincham and pick up the M56 towards Manchester Airport. Follow the motorway onto the A5103 (Princess Parkway), then follow signs for Manchester Central, Petersfield.
  • M6 (from north – Preston, Blackpool, Carlisle)
    Leave the M6 at junction 21a for the M62 towards Manchester. At junction 12, join the M602 and continue to the end of the motorway (Regent Road Roundabout, Salford). Follow signs to the city centre along Regent Road, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.
  • M62 (from west – Liverpool)
    At M62 junction 12, join the M602 and continue to the end of the motorway (Regent Road Roundabout, Salford). Follow signs to the city centre along Regent Road, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.
  • M62 (from east – Leeds, Yorkshire)
    At M62 junction 18, join the M60 west-bound. Take junction 17 onto the A56 (Bury New Road) and follow signs to the city centre, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.
  • M56 (from west – North Wales, Chester, Ellesmere Port)
    Follow the M56 past Manchester Airport. Continue onto the A5103 (Princess Parkway), then follow signs for Manchester Central, Petersfield.

For parking, Manchester Central's on-site NCP car park is open 24 hours and the most convenient option. If using a satellite navigation system - please follow the postcode M2 3GX.

Information on planning a journey by car can be found at:

Arriving in Manchester

On arrival in Manchester you can walk to Manchester Central, catch a Metroshuttle bus, Metrolink tram or take a taxi.


Metroshuttle buses are free and link the city centre's main rail stations, shopping areas and businesses. Clickhere for more information on routes.


Metrolink is a convenient tram network serving Manchester city centre and further afield. Metrolink runs every few minutes from early morning until late in the evening. You don’t need a timetable, just turn up, buy your ticket and the next Metrolink will be along shortly.

Metrolink operates through both Piccadilly and Victoria stations. Manchester Central's nearest Metrolink stop is St Peter’s Square. From there, we're just a few minutes on foot, right behind the Midland Hotel.

Routes and information can be found at:

Local travel

Manchester's extensive multi-modal public transport network makes it easy to travel in and around Greater Manchester.

Find out more at or phone Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. You can also visit a Travelshop at main bus stations throughout Greater Manchester, including Manchester Piccadilly Gardens and Shudehill Interchange.


We work with Manchester’s black cab drivers to make sure they know when we're going to be busy.

We have a dedicated taxi rank at the front of the venue for pick ups and drop offs. Black cab taxis are readily available at Manchester Airport and both Piccadilly and Victoria train stations.


Getting Around
A free city centre bus is available to take visitors around Manchester. Metroshuttle operates from 7am to 7pm
Monday to Friday. Route 3 goes from Piccadilly station to within easy reach of the conference centre.
For further details see:

Event Overview

Dr Judy Boughey, Mayo Clinic, USA
Prof John Forbes, Newcastle Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Australia
Dr Pat Whitworth, Nashville Breast Center, USA
Prof Norman Wolmark, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, USA

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Visit Manchester Convention Bureau is the official accommodation booking provider for this event. 

We are delighted to offer specially negotiated accommodation rates for delegates and visitors. 

To secure your accommodation first start by selecting your guest type (whether you wish to prepay or secure by credit/debit card), your preferred dates and then follow the on-line instructions. Through this website you can book, modify or cancel your accommodation reservation.  

Early booking is recommended and should you require any further information, please call the Visit Manchester accommodation booking team on 44 (0)161 238 4514/4563 or email:

However we highly recommend booking online as this is the most secure form of making a reservation.

For more information on what to see and do when in Manchester check out


We look forward to welcoming you to Manchester.
Visit Manchester Convention Bureau



An accommodation service is being provided for the conference by Visit 
Manchester and is now open. They can offer a range of hotels in the 
Manchester area.
Accommodation available includes: The Palace, the Midland Hotel, 
the Britannia Manchester, Days Hotel, Jury’s Inn and Ibis Hotels. 
Prices for a single room B&B range from £36.25 to £130 per night. 
The rooms will be available until the 22nd April 2013

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For information about the exhibition please contact Lucy Davies on 020 7869 6852 or

Organising Agency

Association of Breast Surgery

T: 020 7869 6853 | F: 020 7869 6851 | E:


Contact: Jackie Spencer-Smith , Association of Breast Surgery

Phone: 011-44-20-7869-6853

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