Exam locations

 

Please find below maps to written exam venues.

Your exam venue is confirmed on your exam timetable from Cambridge English (sent directly to your provided e-mail address 2-3 weeks before the written exam date).

Important note: the speaking exam will be held at our main school, Manchester Academy of English.

It is your responsibility to visit the exam venue BEFORE the written exam date so that you know where you are going.

Make sure you have enough time in the morning of the exam to get to the exam venue - be aware that there can be roadworks that might delay your travel time.

You will not be permitted entry to the exam room if you arrive late on the exam day because you do not know your way to the exam venue.

MANCHESTER ACADEMY OF ENGLISH

 

St. Margaret's Chambers,

5 Newton Street,

Greater Manchester,

M1 1HL

(the school is above the Max Spielmann photograph shop. The main entrance to the school is next to Go Falafel)

 

 If you are travelling by bus:

Get a bus to Piccadilly and get off the bus at the final stop (Piccadilly Gardens).

Our school is a two-minute walk from the bus station.

If you are travelling by train:

There are two main stations in Manchester City Centre: Manchester Piccadilly and Victoria Station.

Manchester Piccadilly is the closest station to the school (5 minutes walking distance).

If you arrive at Victoria Station, you will either need to get a tram or walk to Piccadilly Gardens (the big square near Primark).

If you are travelling by tram:

Get the tram to Piccadilly Gardens.

Our school is a two-minute walk from the tram stop on the other side of the square.

GARDENS HOTEL

 

55 Piccadilly,

Manchester,

M1 2AP

If you are travelling by bus:

Get a bus to Piccadilly and get off the bus at the final stop (Piccadilly Gardens).

Our school is a two-minute walk from the bus station.

If you are travelling by train:

There are two main stations in Manchester City Centre: Manchester Piccadilly and Victoria Station.

Manchester Piccadilly is the closest station to the school (5 minutes walking distance).

If you arrive at Victoria Station, you will either need to get a tram or walk to Piccadilly Gardens (the big square near Primark).

If you are travelling by tram:

Get the tram to Piccadilly Gardens.

Our school is a two-minute walk from the tram stop on the other side of the square.

RENOLD BUILDING (part of The University of Manchester)

 

Altrincham Terrace,

The University of Manchester,

Sackville Street, Manchester,

M1 7JR

 

The floors are in letters not numbers.

The floor you will need to go to will be written in the email from Manchester Academy of English, which you will receive 2-3 weeks before your written exam.

UNIVERSITY PLACE (part of The University of Manchester)

 

The University of Manchester,

Oxford Road,

Manchester,

M13 9PL

 

University Place is the round, grey building opposite Manchester Museum. 

Wait in the entrance foyer when you arrive.

 

If you are travelling by bus:

Located on Oxford Road, there are many, regular bus services that stop near to the building.

 

If you are travelling by train:

Your nearest train station is Manchester Oxford Road.

When you come out of the station, you need to walk to Oxford Road (you will see the Palace Theatre and the Palace Hotel). Walk down Oxford Road (away from the city centre) towards the universities. You will pass the Aquatics Centre on your left. It takes 10-15 minutes walk from the station. Alternatively, you can catch a bus on Oxford Road to the building.