The Conservative Party Conference is in a secure zone which you will need a ticket to access.
Conservative Party Conference 2021 will follow all official guidance on COVID-19. Further information will be provided prior to Conference. The latest UK government guidance on COVID-19 is available here.
Please find the latest travel information as follows:
It takes just over two hours to reach Manchester Central 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 5 minutes by taxi. Alternatively, catch a connecting train to Oxford Road Station which is just 5 minutes from Manchester Central on foot.
Due to the Conference being a secure island site, many roads near Manchester central & The Midland Hotel will be closed for the duration of the event. Please check back soon and we will provide the nearest taxi and drop-off points.
Please note the Manchester Central NCP will be closed for the duration of the Conference. Other nearby carparks may also be closed, please check back soon for further details.
Our official travel partner is British technology company, Zipabout. You can travel easily and safely to and from the conference by clicking ‘Get started in Messenger’ or by scanning the QR code on your delegate pack. You’ll receive personalised travel instructions, including unique busyness alerts and live updates on the move.