Manchester Central

In July 2016 Knight Rigging was successfully awarded the tender to run the rigging management package for Manchester Central.

KRS has a proven track record in managing the rigging contracts for venues across the UK and we see this partnership with Manchester Central as an exciting chapter in the future development of our business.

Manchester Central is an award-winning venue in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities; its vaulted arches and station clock have made it an iconic city feature for more than 130 years.

Manchester Central offers world class flexibility and facilities, with the capacity to host intimate corporate functions as well as large-scale conferences and exhibitions. Its experienced team of professionals lead the industry with outstanding service standards to deliver some of the world’s leading events.

KRS supports Manchester Central's vision to be recognised as a first class global venue and benchmark for business tourism across the world. KRS strives to provide an exceptional service to the venue and their clients. Led by our dedicated Venue Operation Manager Andrew Gee (a former senior event manager for MCCC) and Operations Manager Karen Connell our dedicated senior team is on hand to support all your rigging needs.

Fact File

  • 3 conference halls
  • 25 meeting spaces
  • 23,000m of flexible event space
  • Capacity for between 10 and 10,000 delegates per day
  • Can accommodate up to 4,000 people for dinner