The Venue

Our vast ionic venue makes us one of Manchester’s most unique spaces for sporting events. Victoria Warehouse has stood as symbol of this city’s industrial strength and innovation for around 100 years. Our passion and legacy complements a multitude of sporting events. Feel emotion, excitement and inspiration in our raw and industrial setting.

The flexibility of The Cotton Sheds provides space for up to 1200 seats with a ring, staging and additional VIP tickets.

From boxing events to the World Pool Masters and the RFL launch party the venue provides a dynamic sporting arena like no other. This year, we welcome The British Darts Association, the premier darts organisation in the UK. Starting with the BDO world trophy starting on the 27th May,

We are not only accustomed sporting events but also to hosting after parties too. In Summer 2015, we hosted a massive party in honour of the Hatton legendary win. The Las Vegas themed party featured an aerialist, magicians, a casino, live music and DJ sets from Bez and Vince Vegas.

Inspiration has no parameters at Victoria Warehouse. We are what you make us.

Key Information
Room for up to 1,300 seats with staging
VIP areas & after-show party rooms
Backstage changing facilities
Blank canvas for sponsors
3 phase power
Onsite hotel
Car parking available
5 minutes from city centre
Easy transport links
Getting Here

By Car

Please type: Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Wharf Road, Manchester, M17 1AB into your Sat Nav

There is no parking available at the hotel or venue. For non match days at Old Trafford, please follow this link for your local parking options.

if you have pre-arranged event parking as part of our venue hire package, please follow the yellow direction signs marked Victoria Warehouse Event Parking to our off-site Pomona car park (M16 0TT), unless event specifies otherwise. Upon arriving at the Pomona car park please contact the hotel and a minibus will come to collect you alternatively it's a 10minute walk to the venue.


By Tram

The venue is located between two trams stops. Pomona which runs every 6 minutes and Exchange Quary (Media City-Eccles line) runs every 12 minutes. For more information go to or telephone 0161 205 2000

By Rail

The venue is located on a number of a major bus routes: The following bus routes service the venue within 400m walk from the site: 53, 69, 250, 255 & 256. for more information see or call 0871 200 2233


By Bicycle

You are welcome to ride your bike to the venue. There will be a limited bike parking provision available outside the venue during large events. Please be aware it is offence to ride your bike under the inflence of alcohol.

By taxi/Drop off

For large concerts and events there will be a designated drop off point outside the venue, which will be clearly sign posted. Please ensure that the driver only drops off in the designated area.

Contact us

If you're looking to hire a venue in Manchester to host your next event, get in touch with of our friendly staff.

You can also find out more in our venue hire sales brochure which can be downloaded below.

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We respond to all our enquiries as soon as possible. If your equiry is urgent, please call our sales team directly on 0161 974 1200 or email

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