Liverpool

Home to The Beatles and two Premier League football teams, Liverpool’s prowess as a sporting and musical centre is known the world over. Its industrial past was built on its port, which handled goods and raw materials from across the British Empire, but today it is a centre for financial services, education, life sciences and tourism.

WOW FACTOR
Name: Liverpool Cathedral
Address: 1 St James Mount, Liverpool, L1 7AZ
Tel: 0151 709 6271
Web: www.liverpoolcathedral.org.uk

Britain’s biggest cathedral (and the fifth largest in the world) features impressive gothic arches and a huge tower, making it a perfect choice for grand gala dinner or awards evening. The events space can cater for anything from 20 to 2,000 delegates. Wifi is available throughout the property. Due to the versatility of the property, call for a quote. p>

QUIRKY VENUE
Name:The Beatles Story
Address:Britannia Vaults, Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4AD
Tel: 0151 709 1963
Web: www.beatlesstory.com

The Beatles Story is home to a recreation of Mathew Street in 1960s Liverpool, including a replica of the original Cavern Club. The museum can provide themed live entertainment, food and drink in either the Cavern Club replica or the Fab 4 café. Hire from £3,200 plus VAT for the entire venue after opening hours.

SMALL BUT PERFECTLY FORMED
Name: Hope St. Hotel
Address: 40 Hope Street, Liverpool, LD1 9DA
Tel: 0151 709 3000
Web: www.hopestreethotel.co.uk

Located in the heart of the city centre, the smart four-star hotel has five modern meeting spaces. Rooms can cater for small meetings of up to 14, to 30-70 theatre-style. Food is available from its AA two rosette restaurant, The London Carriage Works.
DDR from £35 including VAT and room hire is from £800.

ON A SHOESTRING
Name: Avenue HQ
Address: 17 Mann Island, Liverpool, L3 1BP
Tel: 0800 368 8478
Web: www.avenue-hq.com

The modern and airy co-working space provides visitors with in-house catering, a bar and coffee shop, and is located on Liverpool’s historic waterfront. A second space in the city‘s nearby commercial district at St Paul’s Square is due to open this year. Lobby room hire is available from £130 per hour up to £800 for a full days hire, for a maximum of 30 delegates.

WIRED UP
Name: ACC Liverpool
Address: Kings Dock St, Liverpool, L3 4FP
Tel: 0151 475 8888
Web: www.accliverpool.com

The sprawling ACC Liverpool is the home to the BT Convention Centre, Echo Arena and the Exhibition Centre Liverpool on the city’s waterfront. Meetings and events of almost any size can be held on the site. There is around 14,225m2 of exhibition space across the three venues as well as numerous breakout spaces and an 11,000 seat arena.
Enquire for bespoke rates.

OUT OF TOWN
Name:Knowsley Hall
Address: Knowsley Place, Prescot, L34 4AG
Tel: 0151 489 4827
Web: www.knowsleyhallvenue.co.uk

This 2,500-acre estate and historic hall is set within acres of fields and lawns despite being only 15 minutes from the city centre. The venue is geared towards large conferences, 24-hour delegate packages and team building days. It has a safari park, in-house catering, a spa and on-site rooms.
DDR from £39.

GETTING THERE
The city has its own international airport and is located two hours from London by train. By car the city can be reached by taking the M6 then joining either the M62, M58 or M56 to Liverpool.