Manchester City Council

St Ann’s Square

  1. Size of location

    12m x 9m

  2. Footfall

    Weekdays: 22,000
    Saturdays: 30,000
    Sundays: 17,500

  3. Description

    St Ann’s Square is lined with buildings of architectural merit and is surrounded by businesses and shopping arcades, as well as coffee shops with outside seating areas.

    The square is a conservation area and home to St Ann’s Church and the Royal Exchange Theatre. It provides a route to Deansgate shopping area, New Cathedral Street and the Arndale Shopping Centre.

  4. Nearby attractions and retailers

    Barton Shopping Arcade
    Royal Exchange Arcade
    St Ann’s Church
    Royal Exchange Theatre
    Various banks and mobile phone stores

  5. Nearest car parks

    As long-stay car parks are some distance from this site, parking suspensions on St Ann Street are available upon request and for an additional fee payable direct to Street Parking. Height restrictions may apply.

  6. Nearest toilets

    House of Fraser, Deansgate

    See for location and opening times.

  7. Vehicle access

    Vehicles can:

    • gain access for loading and unloading, but cannot remain on site
    • vehicle movement to and from St Ann’s Square should not compromise public safety in any way
    • access the site via St Ann Street and through the fixed bollards in a semicircle at the end; the access key to the bollards is available on request and requires a cash/cheque deposit
    • no vehicles can remain on site in this area; if your activity involves a vehicle that has to remain on site, this location is not suitable. Refer to the conditions of use for vehicle guidelines

  8. Loading times

    Vehicle access onto public spaces should be before 8am and leave after 6pm. Exceptions to this apply when consent has been given, or you have been instructed to move by us or the police. 

    Refer to conditions of use for information about accessing and leaving the site.

  9. Address

    St Ann's Square, M2 7JB

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