Ballroom 1 / Ballroom 2 also comes with its own Pre Function area just outside the room. This area has comfortable seating and occasional tables, and is perfect for registration, refreshments and catering. There is also a fully stocked bar in this area. It is a large open landing area, which boasts views over the River Irwell and Calatrava Bridge. It is the perfect space for pre-dinner drinks/exhibition stands.