How to get there & Useful Information

Useful Information:

  • We provide you with all ingredients, equipment, apron & recipe sheet
  • Tea & coffee available throughout the session
  • Feel free to bring a notepad and pen
  • Bring a container/bag to take your cooked goods home
  • Bring a hair tie for long hair
  • Wear layers as the room can get warm!
  • Feel free to bring your favourite cooks knife/knives
  • Notify us of any food intolerances and dietary requirements and we will do our best to accommodate

Important: If you booked for someone else besides yourself, please ensure that they access this information as we may not have their contact details.

How to get to the classes:

Sessions start promptly at the start time advertised, so please arrive at the Reception area 10 minutes before. Someone from CGF will come and meet you at the appropriate meeting point about 5 minutes before your session starts.

Chorlton High School Chorlton High Training Kitchen, Chorlton High School, Nell Lane, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, M21 7SL is accessible by public transport, and is a 5-10 minute walk from St Werburgh’s Road Metrolink station. If you are late, please make your way to room G49 (through reception, turn right and follow the corridor round to the end.  You will see the room ahead of you at the end of the corridor).

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Parrs Wood High School Wilmslow Road, East Didsbury, Manchester, M20 5PG is located on Wilmslow Road in East Didsbury and is about 10 minute walk from East Didsbury Metrolink station or East Didsbury Railway Station. From the Metrolink, cross the road towards the Travel Lodge, left down the pathway with Cineworld on your right, cross the zebra crossing and turn right – the main reception is just up on the left. From the railway station, cross Kingsway and you will see the Parrs Wood Leisure complex ahead of you (then see below).

By Car – you are free to park in the Parrs Wood Leisure complex and can access the main entrance via the zebra crossing (outside the school). Alternatively park in the school’s car park: continue to follow the road around with the leisure complex car park to your left and the school on your right. You will reach a right hand turn with a ‘No Exit’ sign. Turn right here and follow the road past the basketball courts round to the rear of the sports hall, until you arrive at the rear car park. Please report to the main reception

Prestwich Art College Heys Road, Prestwich, Manchester  M25 1JZ. is accessible by public transport and is located on Heys Road, only about 5 minute walk from the Prestwich Metrolink station. Come out of the station, turn right under the bridge towards the newsagents, turn right down Heys Road and the school is 400 yards down on the left.

If you’re driving, please turn right when you arrive and park in the lower car park. Reception is accessed through the middle gate. This should be open for you to go in, but if for any reason it is not, ring the buzzer and the site manager will let you in. Please wait at reception and a member of the team will come to collect you.

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Contact details for general enquiries about your booking, please call the main number in office hours 0845 652 2572. If we are out of the office, you can get us on 07910 673113 or email If you need to contact someone on the day of the session, because you are having problems finding the venue, you are going to be late, or for any other reason, please or text the session co-ordinator on 07419 379712.
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