Manchester City Council

Cathedral Gardens

  1. Size of location

    15m x 9m

  2. Footfall

    Weekdays: 90,500
    Saturday: 147,500
    Sunday : 67,200

  3. Description

    Cathedral Gardens is an open space bounded by Victoria railway station, Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester Cathedral, the Corn Exchange and the Football Museum.

    The area is built with new natural stone and granite paving, surrounding lawn areas and mature trees providing a green oasis to the busy city centre.

  4. Nearby attractions and retailers

    Chethams’ School of Music
    Manchester Cathedral
    The Corn Exchange
    The National Football Museum
    The Printworks leisure complex

  5. Nearest car parks

    Victoria Station, Long Millgate Street, M3 1NX

    Exchange Station, Victoria Street, Salford, M3 5HN

    NCP Car Park Manchester Arena, New Bridge Street, M3 1AR

    Total Car Park Limited (Boddingtons) car park, Great Ducie Street, M3 1RR

    NCP Car Park Manchester Arndale, High Street, M4 1AZ

    Height restrictions may apply.

  6. Nearest toilets

    Manchester Victoria station

    See for location and opening times.

  7. Vehicle access

    Vehicles can access the site via Todd Street and up Long Millgate, or via Corporation Street and turning right towards Fennel Street and right into the gardens in front of the National Football Museum (this access way is controlled via bollards).

    Vehicle movement to and from Cathedral Gardens should not compromise public safety in any way

    Refer to 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

    Cathedral Gardens, Corporation Street, M4 3BG

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