Colston Hall is a grade II listed building and large concert hall. It is located in the central part of Bristol, United Kingdom. It is named after Edward Colston, who founded a school at the same place. The Hall was originally opened in 1867, and as the years passed, it became one of the most famous rock music venues. The capacity of the building is 2,075 and an additional 350 people. Well-known performers such as Bryan Adams
, Richard Hawley
, and Sam Smith
had their shows hosted by the venue.
The venue is located on Colston St, Bristol BS1 5AR, United Kingdom, and there are several means of getting there:
By train and tube: Montpelier is the closest station – about 20 minutes away from the facility. Exit the station and head south to reach Cheltenham Rd. Continue walking until you reach a roundabout. There switch to Bridewell and Rupert St and turn right after Colston Tower. Then you will see the venue on your right side.
By bus: numbers 8 and 72 can lead you a minute to the south from the venue. Bus 626 – just a meter away from the building.
By car: to reach the Hall, use roads M5 or M4 and follow their directions.
International: take a rail from Lawrence Hill, Bedminster or Filton Abbey Wood. Exit at Montpelier Station and walk or take a bus to the venue.
The Trenchard Street car park is the recommended place to leave your car. It is located just behind Colston Hall and is equipped with accessible bays for Blue Badge holders.
Access for people with special needs
Colston Hall offers all kind of help for the ones who need it. There are accessible toilets, wheelchair spots in the auditorium and guide dogs are also welcome. The venue is also equipped with free of charge transit wheelchairs and baby changing facilities.