- April 6, 2017
- Posted by: SportsV
- Categories: Directory, Venues
TYPE OF VENUE:
Emirates Old Trafford is a world-class international sporting stadium and flexible, multi-purpose conference and events venue ideally located in Manchester, UK, home to Lancashire County Cricket Club.
MAIN TENANT/S, SPORTING CODE/S PLAYED AT THE VENUE & DETAILS ON MULTI-FUNCTIONALITY:
Emirates Old Trafford, home to Lancashire County Cricket Club, is a world-renowned cricket and events venue. The multi-functional space means the venue can not only welcome domestic and international cricket, but can also host a range of conferences, events and even global musicians for concerts; including The Courteeners, Beyoncé and Rihanna.
A flexible, multi-purpose, world-class international sporting stadium, conference and events venue and ideally located in Manchester, England.
Catering from ten to 2,000 people across a multitude of events, from small meetings to large exhibitions, the high end space is fully supported by dedicated and in-house services, such as event duty managers, IT support and experienced event planners.
With over 3,600m² of space, 43 meeting rooms, 800 on-site parking spaces, amazing transport links and a 150-bedroom Hilton Garden Inn hotel on-site, which is due for completion in summer 2017, Emirates Old Trafford is an event organisers dream.
Opened as a cricket club in 1864, Lancashire Country Cricket Club is steeped in history and this is clear to see throughout some of Emirates Old Trafford’s unique venue spaces, including within the Pavilion. Combining the finest traditions of English cricket with modern, high end hospitality, the award winning Pavilion – alongside The Point – has made Emirates Old Trafford a leading conference and events venue in the North West. Originally built in 1895, the Pavilion underwent an intensive GBP£7.5m redevelopment that was completed in 2013, and can offer a host of spaces, and can accommodate up to 700 guests/delegates across eight suites and nine executive boxes.
Similarly, Emirates Old Trafford’s flagship venue, The Point; opened in 2010, offers a blank canvas to inspire creativity and can host a wide range of events including dinners, conferences, exhibitions, weddings and much more.
With natural daylight and uninterrupted panoramic views of the world famous cricket pitch from its seven metre high windows and stunning balcony, The Point is the perfect destination to hold any event, whether business or leisure.
With excellent transport links to Manchester City Centre and beyond, Emirates Old Trafford is the perfect location for offering city centre convenience at a striking and unique venue.
DETAILS ON KEY SPORTING/NON-SPORTING EVENTS HELD AT THE VENUE:
Emirates Old Trafford and Lancashire Country Cricket Club is home to both domestic and international cricket, hosting the NatWest T20 Blast, Specsavers County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup, as well as being visited by South Africa and the West Indies for England international games.
However, Emirates Old Trafford can be transformed from famous cricket pitch into a world-class concert venue in a matter of days; having hosted Beyoncé and Rihanna within a week of each other in summer 2016, whilst still engrossed in the cricket season and hosting numerous other conferences and events across the venue.
CONTACT DETAILS: Emirates Old Trafford
Contact person for parties interested to book facilities: Angela Hodson or Nicola Pinder
Address: Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Talbot Road, Manchester, M16 0PX, England
Tel: +44 (0)161 282 4020
Main image (top): Emirates Old Trafford – View of the stadium and ground at night
Main image (inset, top left): Emirates Old Trafford – Soon-to-be completed Hilton Garden Inn