Travel & Parking

Metrolink Travel Discounts

Book your Metrolink Travelcard with your event tickets and save 20% off the price of a Metrolink Adult Day Travelcard. Priced £4 and valid for unlimited travel on the Metrolink Network at off-peak times (after 9.30am on weekdays, all day Saturday or Sunday). Valid only when presented with concert ticket on the day of the event only.

Travelling by car

If travelling by car, please allow plenty of time for your journey. For satellite navigation, the Hall’s postcode is M2 3WS. The nearest car parks are RCP Park Avenue, NCP Manchester Central (formerly G-Mex), NCP Great Northern or NCP Oxford Street, all marked on the map. Manchester Central car park is linked directly to The Bridgewater Hall by an underpass beneath Lower Mosley Street. From this well-lit underground walkway, take the lift, ramp or steps up to Barbirolli Square just outside the Hall's main entrance. 

Discounted parking rates

For concerts up to 31 August 2017
A limited number of guaranteed spaces are available to Bridgewater Hall concert patrons at RCP Park Avenue car park (see map) for £6. Spaces must be booked with the Box Office or online at least a week before the concert. Upon arrival take a ticket from the entry barrier; this should then be presented along with your pre-paid Bridgewater Hall voucher to the car park attendant for validation before driving to the exit barrier.

For concerts from 1 September 2017
A limited number of prepay discounted spaces are available to patrons attending evening concerts at Q-Park First Street car park at a rate of £6.50. Spaces must be booked at the time of purchasing your concert tickets no less than 24 hours before the event. Parking is limited to a maximum stay of 8 hours at the discounted rate.

Q-Park First Street
M15 4FN (access via Medlock Street/Anne Horniman Street)

Please allow plenty of time for your journey and parking. Please note discounted parking applies to concerts only and not to private events at the Hall.



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