About the venue

10-13 July 2018, Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Manchester, UK 


The Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Manchester is located in the heart of the city of Manchester within the Beetham Tower, the 11th tallest building in the UK.

The hotel is within walking distance of a fantastic selection of shops, bars and restaurants. Also close by are attractions such as Castlefield district, People’s History Museum and the world famous football grounds, Old Trafford and the Etihad Stadium.


From North:
From the M6, join the M61 at Preston. At the end of the M61, the motorway leads onto the M60. Follow signs for M60 South and West towards Trafford Centre. Continue onto the M602 and follow signs for the city cen
tre and GMEX centre onto the A57. Follow signs for Manchester City Centre and at the roundabout turn left onto Chester Road and through the traffic lights continuing under the railway bridge onto Deansgate. The hotel is situated on the right-hand side.

From South:
Exit junction 19 of the M6 and follow signs to the M56. The M56 becomes the A5103. Follow city centre signs. At the
end of the road, go straight over the roundabout, following signs for the GMEX/Bridgewater Hall onto Medlock Street. At the lights, turn left onto Whitworth Street West, taking a right at the next set of lights continuing under the railway bridge onto Deansgate, the hotel is situated on the right-hand side.

Directions to Town/City from hotel
Liverpool: 40 minutes, 33 miles Southwest
Leeds: 46 minutes, 42 miles Northeast
Birmingham: 136 minutes, 86 miles South

By Rail and Air
The hotel is only a few minutes’ walk from Deansgate train station with links to all over Greater Manchester.    

Directions to hotel from Manchester International Airport:
Join M56 Eastbound to City Centre and onto A5103. Go over roundabout follow signs for GMEX/Bridgewater Hall to Medlock Street. At lights turn left onto Whitworth Street then right at next lights, under bridge, hotel on the right-hand side.
Distance from Hotel: 9.1 mi.
Drive Time: 15 min.

Directions to hotel from Liverpool John Lennon Airport:
Follow signs for A561 onto A562 then Manchester via M62. Next roundabout, take M62 Warrington. Leave M62 and join M602 directions towards Manchester/Salford. Leave M602 J3 into A57. Continue onto A56 Chester Road - hotel on right-hand side.
Distance from Hotel: 32 mi.
Drive Time: 38 min.

If you are traveling into the airport there are ways in which you can get to the city center and to the hotel directly. You can get a train from Manchester International Airport to Piccadilly station. There is also the option to use the tramway in order to get the metrolink from Manchester International Airport to Deansgate. These can be booked on the train line website.

Transport for Greater Manchester website below;

Please check out these links too for more information on transportation around Manchester

For further information, contact:
Conferences and Events Department, The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing,
Midsummer House, Riverside Way, Bedford Road, Northampton NN1 5NX, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)1604 438300; Fax: +44 (0)1604 438301; Email: ewshm2018@bindt.org