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Our Residence

Stay in safe, modern, and comfortable accommodation at our residential football camp. Only a 20-minute drive from the City Football Academy, our residence is where you’ll eat, rest and relax following a long day of football fun.

About The Salford Residence

The Salford Residence, known as Peel Park Quarter, is high-quality accommodation owned by the University of Salford. Located a short distance from the City Football Academy, we arrange for players on our summer programmes to be collected from and dropped off here daily by a private coach. Alternatively, players on our spring programmes can expect to stay at a local hotel. Details about this hotel will be provided once you’ve booked onto a programme.

The courtyard outside the University of Salford student accommodation, during daytime.
A typical bedroom at Manchester City’s residential football camp in the UK. The bedroom has a window, a double bed with white bedding and a desk.

Bedrooms

During your stay at the Salford Residence, you’ll have a private bedroom with an en suite and double bed all to yourself - perfect for unwinding after an eventful day at the Academy. It also includes a study desk should you want to swot up on what you’ve learnt during the day, wi-fi access so you can easily connect with home, and plenty of wardrobe space to store your football boots!

  • Private en suite bedrooms
  • Internet access (Wi-Fi)
  • Study desk
  • Small double bed
  • Wardrobe space

Communal Areas

Our communal areas at the Salford Residence are designed to help you enjoy some downtime. Whether you want to watch your favourite show on Sky TV, play games consoles, use the gym, or simply catch up with your programme mates, there are various shared spaces for you to do so in the evening. That said, our dedicated Activity Manager will typically arrange something fun like a movie night or BBQ. The residence even has a communal laundry room too. Don’t worry though, players aren’t expected to wash their football kits themselves - we’ll sort that all out for you!

  • 24/7 security
  • Swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Communal lounges with Sky TV, games consoles & pool table
  • Communal garden
  • Cinema room
  • Internet access (Wi-Fi)
  • Self-service laundry facilities
  • Evening activities and entertainment

Dining Room

Our clean and comfortable dining room is where you’ll eat breakfast and dinner and chat with all your new friends. For breakfast, you will be able to choose between a continental or hot option. In the evening, healthy, balanced dinners with plenty of vegetables will be served, followed by a delicious dessert. This is likely to be anything from a traditional pudding to yoghurt or fruit.

  • Full board - breakfast, lunch & and dinner provided
  • Packed lunches are provided on weekend excursions
  • Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free meals available
  • We will try our best to accommodate any other special dietary requirements

How To Get Here

By Car

If you’re unfamiliar with the whereabouts of our residential football camp, simply pop the following address into your satnav: Lowry 1, University Road, Salford, M5 4NJ. You’ll know you’re nearby when you spot the wonderful and lush Peel Park Gardens.

By Rail

The nearest train stations to the Salford Residence are Manchester Deansgate Station (6-minute walk), Manchester Salford Crescent Station (8-minute walk), and Manchester Salford Central Station (23-minute walk). All trains are operated by Northern Railway and offer great links to and from major cities in the north of England including Leeds, Liverpool, Hull, Newcastle, Sheffield, and York.

From The Airport

If you’re arriving from abroad, firstly, welcome to the UK! Those flying into Manchester Airport (MAN) can expect a less than 30-minute drive to our accommodation. Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL) is also near to our residential football programme, taking roughly 45-minutes to get here by car. If you’re travelling without parental supervision, a pre-arranged airport transfer is a must. We can support you with a safe and secure return transfer from Manchester airport for £100.

Haven’t booked a place on one of our football education programmes yet? What are you waiting for? Bookings are available for 2022 now.

FAQs

When should I drop off and collect my child from the residence/hotel?

All players should arrive at our residence/hotel on a Sunday by 16:00, ready to start the programme on Sunday evening. Players must be picked up from the residence/hotel on the following Friday evening.

What happens at the Salford residence and hotel in the evenings?

Our dedicated Activity Leaders run fun evening activities, such as movie nights and BBQs on-site.

Is there on-site parking available at the residence?

Yes, onsite parking is available and costs £4.00 for the entire day.

How do I book the airport transfer to the residence/hotel?

Once you’ve booked your place on a programme, we will provide you with an option to book an airport transfer.

Is there anybody supervising the children at night? 

Yes, we have dedicated staff at the residence or hotel 24 hours per day.

How can I contact my child at the residence/hotel?

We will send a welcome email packet that contains contact details for our football camp, residence and hotel, a few weeks prior to your child starting their programme. Alternatively, you can contact your child via their personal mobile phone in the evening.

Will my child be permitted to leave the residence/hotel?

Any child within our care will not be permitted to leave the residence or hotel unsupervised. If you are staying somewhere locally and wish to sign your child out, however, you may do so.

Can I stay with my child at the Salford residence?

Unfortunately, we do not provide accommodation for parents. We are happy to help you find local accommodation though. You can find a list of hotels in the local area here.

Will my child be woken up in the mornings?

Our dedicated Centre Manager will ensure your child is up and ready in the morning.
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