Barrowland is a music venue and dance hall, located in Glasgow. It started its history in 1934. The street market “Barras” which determined the name of the ballroom, is present till this day. The building was destroyed back in the 1958 by a fire, but was rebuilt and opened two years later. In the past few years Barrowland Ballroom has become a famous venue, boasting 2100 people seating capacity. It hosted The Clash, U2
, Oasis and many other popular bands.
The venue is located on 244 Gallowgate in Glasgow and is easily accessible by any transport you wish to choose.
By train and tube: if you are wondering about how to get to the Barrowland by train, the nearest railway stations are Glasgow Central and Queen Street, both are within 10 minutes walking distance from the venue. If you are travelling by subway, the Barrowlands is only 5 minutes of walking distance from underground station St.Enoch’s.
By bus: Buchanan Street Bus Station is only 15 minutes walking distance from the Barrowlands and is serviced by over a hundred bus routes; so, you will esily pick a line that will take you straight to the venue.
By car: Take the M8 to Glasgow South and then follow signs to Barrowlands/Gallowgate.
International: in case you are travelling to the Barrowlands from the Glasgow Airport, you will be glad to hear that it is located only 15 minutes drive away via M8.
There is free parking in close proximity to the venue with designated parking spots for blue badge holders.
Access for people with special needs
There is a raised platform along the back wall for wheelchair users, but there is no ramp or any other access for disabled people at the entrance. Please, contact the administration of the venue to inquire about the accommodation that can be provided in your specific case.