Putting communication into the community
Manchester Deaf Centre is the heart of Greater Manchester's deaf community. We are a hub for inclusion, advocacy, accessibility, support, training and information.

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What we do

Dedication, innovation, inclusion

We are proud to provide a range of services that support and empower our deaf community. We can also provide BSL/English interpreters and deliver training to increase knowledge around deaf awareness.


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Communication is key

Teaching, training, awareness

Did you know British Sign Language is the preferred language for over 125,000 people in the UK? It is a rich and beautiful language comprising of hand gestures, facial expressions and body movements. Start your BSL journey today!


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Our main missions



Create opportunities for D/deaf people through employment and training.


Influence national and local public policy and seek opportunities to play a role in research and commissioning.


Devise, gain funding and run projects that lead directly to positive outcomes for D/deaf people.


Provide spaces for D/deaf people to socialise and learn.



What's New


6th June 2024

6th June Wellbeing Group

This week we visited the John Rylands Library and Research Centre. Really good demonstration of printing press and we could take pictures we made home. Beautiful, interesting building. Hopefully improve Deaf accessibility in future. Want to join our Wellbeing group? Email:

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5th June 2024

5th June Walking Wednesday

Alexandra Park in Oldham This week we went to Alexandra Park in Oldham. Sunshine, showers, lovely gentle exercise and chat with Deaf friends. Beautiful flowers and trees, lots of fresh air, and good food. Want to join our Walking Wednesdays? Email: waite@manchesterdeafcentre.com

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Room Hire

Teddy Webb Hall

Room Dimensions: 10m x 16m

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Riley's Bar

Riley's social bar is available to hire for social and work events.

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Youth Space

Maximum group size: 12

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Meeting Room 2

Room dimensions: 10m x 5m

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If you would like to know more about
any of our services, please get in touch.

Manchester Deaf Centre,
Crawford House,
Booth Street East,
M13 9GH

09:00 – 17:00


0161 273 3415

Registered Charity Number: 1110373