There are bus stops in St Peter's Square, Albert Square and on Princess Street. For more details about buses to the Town Hall please contact the Transport for Greater Manchester on 0161 244 1000.
By train or Metrolink
If you are travelling to Manchester by train you can get a Metrolink tram from Piccadilly, Victoria and Deansgate train stations to St Peter's Square, which is the nearest Metrolink station to the Town Hall complex.
Please note: If you are using a Sat. Nav. system the geographic post code for the town hall is M2 5DB.
Parking is often difficult around the Town Hall complex. You may be able to find a space in one of the pay and display parking bays. There are a small number of spaces reserved for disabled drivers at the front of Central Library in St Peter's Square. You must have a disabled parking permit to use one of these spaces. In addition, there is limited space on Lloyd Street directly outside the Town Hall for disabled drivers and contractors - please contact 0161 234 1671 for more information.
There are a number of car parks in Manchester city centre operated by NCP. Contact them on 0845 050 70 80 or visit their website to find out where they are and current charges.
By plane/from Manchester Airport
For infomation on travelling from the airport, visit the Manchester Airport website (external site)
How to get into the Town Hall
There are four entrances. The main entrance to the Town Hall building is in Albert Square, the second entrance on Lloyd Street. The extension also has two entrances, one on Lloyd street and one in St Peter's Square. There is a reception point at each of the four entrances.
Both the entrances to the Town Hall building have steps, however, there is a ramp next to the Lloyd Street entrance. The two entrances to the Town Hall extension are at street level with no steps.
Visitors to the Town Hall
All visitors to the Town Hall have to report to one of the reception points where you will be asked to provide details of the person you are visiting, or meeting you are attending. If you have received a letter from us inviting you to an interview or meeting it is important that you bring it with you.
Manchester City Council,
(for satellite navigation systems use M2 5DB)