Manchester Central, Windmill St, Manchester M2 3GX

Tes SEN North 2020 will take place at Manchester Central, an award-winning venue in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities.

Its vaulted arches and station clock have made Manchester Central an iconic city feature for over 130 years. The venue will provide the ideal environment for two days of dedicated SEN learning, networking and collaboration, and also has the capacity for the show to grow year on year so that it can continue giving the SEN sector the diverse focus and empowerment it needs.

Event Details:
Friday 24 April 2020 9.00 – 16.30
Saturday 25 April 2020 9.00 – 16.00

Manchester Central
Windmill Street
M2 3GX

Visitors to Tes SEN North can benefit from discounted rates at local hotels in the Coventry area or within reasonable travelling distance. Early booking of your accommodation is strongly advised.

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Manchester Central is right in the centre of the UK and easy to reach via Manchester’s extensive multi-modal transport network.

Manchester is at the heart of a comprehensive motorway network. Manchester's M60 orbital motorway provides easy access from north, south, east and west. Full directions can be found on the venue website

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.

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.

For groups of three to nine people, Virgin Trains offer a 20% discount off advanced ticket purchases.

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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).

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

The venue has a dedicated taxi rank at the front of the venue for pickups and drop-offs. Black cab taxis are readily available at Manchester Airport and both Piccadilly and Victoria train stations.