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06 Oct 2016

AJ Bell Players and Media Centre and the Trafford Cricket Centre

Looking for a venue perfect for training and/or team building? Looking to break away from the boardroom and exhilarate your team?

Emirates Old Trafford has two perfect venues to suit your needs.

AJ Bell Players and Media Centre

The AJ Bell Players & Media Centre is a modern and high end facility that isn’t just for cricketers and the press. Boasting an array of flexible spaces perfect for training and team building some of which offer excellent views of the world famous Lancashire County Cricket Club pitch.

Across three floors with easy accessibility and lifts to all levels this venue has 17 meeting rooms that can catering for anything from 6 to 120 attendees.

Our Press Lounge for e.g. can be utilised as follows:

  • Capacity for 120 theatre style
  • Capacity for 80 for a dinner
  • Capacity for 64 cabaret style
  • Capacity for 55 classroom style
  • Capacity for 50 for both boardroom and U-shape

To find out further information on our AJ Bell Players and Media Centre please click here.

The Trafford Cricket Centre

The Trafford Cricket Centre is not just for batting and bowling. Once the nets and bowling machines have been stored away, this venue turns into a large open and versatile event space which is able to accommodate up to 1,500 delegates.

There are also 4 additional rooms within the centre which are ideal for breakout space and can be fully catered for.

The centre can be configured as follows:

  • Capacity for 1,200 theatre style
  • Capacity for 700 cabaret style
  • Capacity for 400 classroom style

The Trafford Cricket Centre boasts six BOLA Professional bowling machines, including a bespoke fielding machine which can be hired on non-match days.

To find our further information about the Trafford Cricket Centre please click here.


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To enquire or to book an event, contact the Events Team on 0161 282 4020 or email