The 2017 Community Care Live events will take place in Manchester and London and feature all of the popular recent innovations such as the mock court and extended training sessions. Attend to:
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Manchester Central Convention Complex
0161 834 2700
Manchester Central is an iconic venue 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.
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.
To find out more visit: www.virgintrains.co.uk/tickets/your-ticket/group-travel
Travel time by train to Manchester from:
Further information on train services can be found at:
Manchester is at the heart of a comprehensive motorway network. Manchester’s M60 orbital motorway provides easy access from north, south, east and west.
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.
Arriving in Manchester
On arrival in Manchester you can walk to Manchester Central, catch a Metroshuttle bus, Metrolink tram or take a taxi.
Take a look at our downloadable public transport map on the right hand side of this page to find your ideal route to Manchester Central.
Metroshuttle buses are free and link the city centre’s main rail stations, shopping areas and businesses. Click here for more information on routes.
The city’s Metrolink network is expanding and currently the nearest stop to Manchester Central is Deansgate-Castlefield. From there, we’re just a few minutes on foot – just follow the signs along the route.
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. However while the network is being improved, please do check your route before travelling.
Routes and further information can be found on the Metrolink website.
Community Care Live Manchester 2017 is free for all social workers registered with the HCPC or equivalent UK registration body. Your registration number will be required during the registration process. Free entry is also extended to local authority commissioners and procurement officers, local authority workforce and development leads/managers, police officers, youth offending teams and probation officers.
Please note all other job titles and areas of work will be charged at the congress delegate day rate of £350 + VAT @20% on the day. If you have any questions please contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclaimer: False declaration to a free place and/or distribution of promotional literature will not be accepted and will result in you being asked to leave the event. No under 18s. Final year degree students only. All session places are available on a first come, first served basis. The congress programme may change at short notice.