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The Exchange Suite

For absolute privacy for a working lunch, an important business meeting, or simple elegant entertaining, The Exchange Suite is stylish and intimate. A private double-height reception with bar and sweeping staircase leads up to the listed oak-panelled original Manchester Exchange boardroom. Available throughout the day, the capacity is 24 (standing lunch buffet).


The Front Room
In a setting unrivalled for its distinctive location overlooking both St Ann's Square and The Great Hall of the Royal Exchange, offering striking views of the steel and glass Theatre module and the grandeur of the former Cotton Exchange. It is accessed via a scenic lift in St Ann's Square and is self contained with its own toilets and bar.
The Front Room has the following capacities:
Standing Buffet: 90 | Formal Dinner: 70 | Boardroom Style: 20 | Theatre Style: 70 | Classroom Style: 40.

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For more information about THE EXCHANGE SUITE or THE FRONT ROOM, please contact Jake Tysome, Events and Hospitality Manager for Baxter Storey - Tel 1: 0161 615 6793 / Tel 2: 0161 615 6666 / jake.tysome@royalexchange.co.uk

For all other enquiries about other locations of the Royal Exchange Theatre, please contact Philip Lord, Building and Events Co-ordinator on 0161 615 6733 / philip.lord@royalexchange.co.uk


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