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Old 12-06-2006, 2:01 PM
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Cool cheap parking manchester city centre

plzzzz can you all help me im goin to manchester on thursday will be there from about 11am till 7 pm can anyone tell me where the cheapest parking is plz xxxxxxxxxxx last time i was there for 4 hrs paid 7 omg could of bought an outfit from primark for that lol xxxxxxxxx
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You don't say whereabouts in Manchester you are going. Parking in the centre will be very exensive but you could park further out eg Eccles at the Park and Ride and take the Metro into the centre. Only have to pay for a return ticket which is about £2
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Can I tag on this thread too please

I'm off to a Manchester Uni (M13) open day soon (it's a Saturday). Are the chances of parking better or worse on Saturdays?

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Hi, it depends how central you want to be really and what side of town you are on - there is a carpark on dale street (near picadilly) which i think is £4 / day(not 100% sure on this, sorry), there are also 2 at the other end of town, near rennaisance hotel, 1 of which is definately £4/day, and I think the other is too (past deansgate - towards victoria) , not sure of the street names of these 2 but i will try to find out tonight. Neither of these are that far from the shops nearest to them - if you understand me - eg from Dale street to Primark = approx 5 mins, but there are certainly more central places to park (for a lot more money!) You can probably park for free if you are willing to walk approx 20 mins in/out of town. i reckon the park and ride at eccles is a good idea.
Sorry - i don't know anything abt parking nr the uni, but i would imagine if u call they will let u know - u may even get free parking with it being an open day ( or is that wishful thinking!)

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The carpark at Victoria station is £5 for all day I think. I know it is on Saturdays when I go in.
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I'm off to a Manchester Uni (M13) open day soon (it's a Saturday). Are the chances of parking better or worse on Saturdays?

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You will be directed to a car park for 2 or 3 all day as we were two years ago.
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I'm off to a Manchester Uni (M13) open day soon (it's a Saturday). Are the chances of parking better or worse on Saturdays?

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I actually work at the Uni and have a staff pass for the Aquatics Car Park. There are quite a few "Uni" car parks and I would have thought they would give you information about these in your travel details. The Aquatics Car Park is only 5 per day to the public during the week so I imagine it will be cheaper at weekend anyway.

As the Uni is little way out from the shopping area there should be plenty of car park places free, especially as the staff aren't generally in on Saturdays.
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I'm going to an event at Manchester Central (ex-GMEX) this Saturday - is there any cheap/reduced parking around there on a Saturday or that wishful thinking?? Any help much appreciated!
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I'm off to see Peter Kay at the MEN in May

can anyone suggest a decent & cheap place to park

thanks in advance
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I'm off to see Peter Kay at the MEN in May

can anyone suggest a decent & cheap place to park

thanks in advance
As has already been said, city centre parking is expensive!
The Arena car park has a 9 event rate.
There's a car park on Deansgate which is 10 for 4 hours
You'd be better off getting to a train station and going by train. As the MEN is right on top of Victoria Station!
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Hi, I wonder if anyone can help. On saturday (17th) I am doing the Manchester shine which of course doesn't finish until the early hours (prob 3am) so of course all public transport is finished.

Does anyone know where in the city (say deansgate or victoria station) that you can park for free, I need to park around 6.30pm till about 3am.

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Parking is free on the road in the city centre between 6pm and 8am.. if you drive into the city and for example if you go down any of the little streets off Deansgate you should find plenty of free spaces (I always find parking off John Dalton Street)

Hope this helps.
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@Quidco-ette - Why have I never known this?! It cost me 9 to park 9pm-4am last night in a city centre car park. Had only I known it was free on street, it would have cost the petrol only!

So thanks for the tip! Cheap parking for tonights shift then.
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I live opposite the radiotherapy building of the Christie Hospital (Palatine Road) - doctors are always parking for free in the car park at the back of mine, so I don't see why other people shouldn't do it as well. The bus in to the city centre (or to the university) is only about .130.
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can anyone suggest a decent & cheap place to park

thanks in advance
There is a small car park opposite the entrance to MEN multi story, not sure if it is only open when events are on but worth looking at
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For the MEN, the old Boddington's factory is now a car park. Pay and Display 3 a day, 24/7.

It's on the corner of Great Ducie Street and New Bridge Street which means it's about 20m away from MEN.
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i never pay for parking at the MEN, most of the side streets at the bottom of cheetham hill road which are 2 minutes walk from the arena are single yellows so as long as your event is in the evening you can park free of charge, the dodgy blokes waving you into their plot of wasteground dont want you to know this obviously!
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i never pay for parking at the MEN, most of the side streets at the bottom of cheetham hill road which are 2 minutes walk from the arena are single yellows so as long as your event is in the evening you can park free of charge, the dodgy blokes waving you into their plot of wasteground dont want you to know this obviously!

Agreed, thats where I park too!
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i never pay for parking at the MEN, most of the side streets at the bottom of cheetham hill road which are 2 minutes walk from the arena are single yellows so as long as your event is in the evening you can park free of charge, the dodgy blokes waving you into their plot of wasteground dont want you to know this obviously!
Is your car guaranteed to be there when you come back?
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