Venue and Visas


The Lowry in the Hexagon Room                                                            
Pier 8, Salford Quays                                                            
Greater Manchester, UK
Tel: +44 0843 208 6000
Website: conference site

The Lowry is a world class visual and performing arts centre, and an established conference, meeting and events venue. The architecturally dramatic venue provides a fantastic range of spaces and hosts a variety of events. The Lowry's waterfront location is just outside Manchester City Centre, in Salford Quays, with public transport links. The DS_RT 2011 Conference will be meeting in the Hexagon Room.


Hotel Copthorne
Clippers Quay
Salford Quays M50 3SN
United Kingdom
+44 161 873 7321 (tel)
+44 161 873 7318 (fax)

This four star hotel is located in the Salford Quays area of Manchester, a short distance from the city centre of Manchester and was established in 1987. It is close to the old Trafford. The hotel has a restaurant, a bar, a conference room, Internet access, parking, and a coffee shop. All 166 rooms are equipped with minibar, hairdryer, trouser press and ironing set.

More information

Book your reservations
  telephone: +44 161 873 7321

  Be sure to quote "University of Salford" to get the
  special DS-RT negotiated price of £70 per night for
  a single room and £80 for a double.


Photo of room:

Other nearby accommodations


Here are some helpful links for planning your attendance:
    Salford Quays map
    Interactive map


  • For information on UK visa requirements.
  • If you require an invitation letter for the Visa application, please
    register with the conference first and then contact David Roberts