This years event will be held on the 31st October 2012 at The Point – Lancashire Cricket Ground – Old Trafford, Manchester.
“The Point is Lancashire County Cricket Club’s stunning new £12M conference and events centre at Old Trafford. The Point opened on the 27th June 2010 and will complement LCCC’s well-established conference facilities and 68-bedroom Lodge.”
Website: The Point – Lancashire Cricket Ground
6.45pm Drinks reception 7. 45pm Welcome from tonight’s host Paul Bunker 8.00pm Dinner 9.45pm Guest Speaker 10.00pm Builder & Engineer Awards 2012 11:00pm Drinks & Networking
12:30pm Carriages to after-show party
Dress Code: Black tie, elegant evening wear
Ramada Manchester, Salford Quays
Premier Inn Manchester (Old Trafford)
Holiday Inn Manchester-Mediacityuk
The Old Trafford Lodge
Holiday Inn Express Manchester – Salford Quays
Metrolink Tram Services
A regular service operates from Bury in North Manchester, Altrincham (South Manchester), and from Central Manchester with a connecting service to Salford Quays and Eccles. The Old Trafford Metrolink station is directly outside the stadium.
Inter City and loca l ser vices operate to both Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria stations. Each station is linked to the Metrolink Tram Service. Old Trafford Metrolink station is on the Manchester-Altrincham line, catch the tram service for Altrincham and alight at the Old Trafford stop which is next to the ground.
Old Trafford is 3.1 miles from Manchester City Centre (Piccadilly Gardens). Taxis from Manchester City Centre normally cost in the region of £8-£10. Check before embarking on your journey.
There is no direct rail link from the airport to Old Trafford, instead take the express train service to Manchester (Piccadilly station), and then change to the Metrolink tram service to Altrincham. The Old Trafford stop is outside the ground.
Several bus services operate between Manchester and Sale/Altrincham. The following bus services run near to the cricket ground, setting down at Chester Road (with the junction of Warwick Road, a walk of approx 5 minutes), or on Talbot Road opposite the ground. The service numbers are: Talbot Road: 17 & 115. Chester Road: 114, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 263, 264.
Local Bus & Rail: 0161 228 7811
British Rail Timetable & Fare Enquiries: 08457 48 49 50
Virgin Train Link: 08457 222 333
National Express Coaches: 08717 81 81 81