The Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is situated in Hope Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom. It was originally a concert hall for the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society. The facility opened on 27 August 1849. In 1933, the original hall caught fire and was completely destroyed. It was rebuilt and reopened in 1939; the latest renovation took place in 2015. Initially, it had a seating capacity of 1,500 but later on, the number of seats was increased to 2,100.The hall hosts up to 250 events each year out of which 60 are classical music events. It also hosts private and corporate events.
The Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is easy to access by car, by train and by bus.
By train and tube: The nearest train station is Liverpool Central which is a 10-minute walk along Bold Street. To get there,cross Berry Street into Leece Street. This leads into Hardman Street, and Hope Street is on the right.
By bus: The Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is on the 75, 80 and 86 bus routes (Mulberry St stop).
By car: if you are driving from the city centre, turn left at the Metropolitan Cathedral and drive past the Everyman Theatre along Hope Street. Postcode for SatNav is L1 9BP.
International: John Lennon Airport is 7 miles from the city centre. It is not well-served by public transport. There is no train stop nearby, but you can catch the Airlink 500 bus into the city centre which takes about 25 minutes.
The Liverpool Philharmonic car park has 24-hour pay and display parking, but spaces are limited. The park is equipped with yellow lines, though. There is also pay and display parking in the surrounding streets.
Access for people with special needs
Facilities for people with special needs are excellent, but please call the theatre to discuss your requirements. The Hall has a free Access Scheme whereby they can arrange all the facilities that you require.