Public transport

The Hall is in the centre of Manchester, easily accessible by public transport and by road.

Metrolink tram passengers should alight at St Peter’s Square or Deansgate-Castlefield.

The nearest bus stops for major routes into the city centre are St Peter’s Square/Portland Street or Deansgate.

The nearest rail stations are Deansgate and Oxford Road.

Rail Strikes

For up to date information see National Rail, please plan your journey carefully. 

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 Q-Park, NCP Manchester Central, NCP Great Northern or NCP Oxford Street.

Please note all NCP’s are now cashless, and payment requires a debit or credit card. 

Discounted Parking Rate

Q-Park, Anne Horniman St, Manchester M15 4FN

Q-Park parking vouchers can be purchased in advance with concert tickets from the Box Office for £8.85. Your discount is valid for 8 hours and you must remain in the car park for a minimum of one hour. To validate your parking, please bring your voucher along with the Q-Park entry ticket to the Box Office on the night of the performance. This discounted rate is not applicable to parking paid for through the RingGo app or the Q-Park app. 

Please note Q-Park First Street is approximately 8 minutes walk to The Bridgewater Hall.

Disabled Parking

Please note – we are not able to offer an option for disability parking. Whilst there are disabled parking spaces available at NCP Manchester Central, they will be charged at NCP Manchester Central hourly rate.

A wheelchair drop off point is located on Lower Mosley Street outside the Hall. We must stress, however, that this is not a parking space, even for blue badge holders. Double yellow lines at the rear of The Bridgewater Hall on Great Bridgewater Street allow parking for blue badge holders for up to 3 hours, except during the hours of 6.00am–8.00am and 4.00pm–6.00pm.


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