The front of the Limelight building


Limelight is an award-winning health and wellbeing hub located in the heart of Old Trafford, Greater Manchester.

The hub offers a wide range of facilities, community activities and services, as well as 81 beautiful extra-care apartments.

Our focus is on our local community and the people within it. We strive to be the hub of Old Trafford, where people can come to meet, eat, celebrate, collaborate, learn and grow. 

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 8am to 8pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 4pm
  • Sunday: closed

Contact details:

  • telephone: 03000 112 112

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Room hires and events

Ground floor

Limelight's flexible and adaptable event spaces offer the perfect venue hire setting for any celebration, special occasion, event, conference or meeting.

Our event spaces are made up of four uniquely designed rooms that can be hired out separately or adjoined together to create a flexible space to suit you.

The maximum guest capacity is 200 people.

Event hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:30am to 8pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 8:30am to midnight
  • Sunday: closed

To enquire about a booking, please complete the online form and one of the Event team members will contact you with price lists and availability.

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Warm Hub

Ground floor

Limelight is happy to share that our warm hub is open again for this winter. 

The hub offers a warm place for people to get a hot drink and soup, make friends, and socialise with community members.

Opening hours:

  • Friday: 3pm to 6pm

You don’t have to be an L&Q resident to use this space. 

Limelight Café

Ground floor

Limelight Café is a vibrant, community café with a modern twist.

Run by Tony Nealon Catering, the café offers a selection of food, beverages and private catering that is tailored to meet individual needs ranging from community to corporate and private functions.

Limelight has a 5/5 food hygiene rating.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 3pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: closed

Contact details

  • telephone: 07474 801 643

The health and wellbeing hub

1st Floor

Opening hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 8am to 6:30pm
  • Thursday: 8am to 8pm (6:30pm to 8pm is appointment only)
  • Saturday: appointment only
  • Sunday: closed

Contact details:

  • telephone: 0161 226 7777
  • email

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Amaryllis Day Nursery

Ground floor

The nursery is a unique, self-contained, space offering early years childcare from three months to five-year-olds and registered full day care.

It's been regulated by Ofsted as a 'Good' provider.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: closed

Contact details:

  • telephone: 0161 872 9043
  • email

The salon

Ground floor

The hair and beauty salon offers professional hair and beauty treatments for everyone in the community.

The owner, Pauline Binns-Tulloch, and her professional team will transform the way you look and give you the confidence to step out into the world a better version of yourself.

Opening hours:

  • Monday: appointment only
  • Tuesday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday: appointment only

Contact details:

  • telephone: 0794 076 8003

Old Trafford Library

Ground floor

The library at Limelight is part of Trafford Libraries and is one of twelve sites in the borough.

As a Limelight Library member, you can use all of the Trafford Libraries in the area and membership is free.

At the library, you can:

  • browse and borrow books, e-books and e-audiobooks
  • use our computers and print services
  • access support to get online and use our laptop lending scheme

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am to 7pm
  • Tuesday to Friday: 10am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm
  • Sunday: closed

eyePAD Opticians

Ground floor

eyePAD Opticians have a range of services available, including:

  • detailed consultations
  • eye tests and examinations
  • prescription glasses and contact lenses
  • eye health assessments
  • and clinical advice

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: 9:30am to 4pm
  • Friday: closed
  • Saturday: 10:30am to 1:30pm
  • Sunday: closed

The opticians are closed from 1pm to 1:30pm on weekdays.

The pharmacy

If you have a minor ailment or just need some quick advice from the pharmacist, pop in and the team will assess your needs.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 6:30pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 1pm
  • Sunday: closed

The pharmacy is closed from 1pm to 2:30pm on weekdays.