Albert Hall in Manchester, built in the beginning of 20th century, was initially designed as a chapel. The building, however, was unused for over 40 years. Renovated in 2013 by Trof, a local independent bar and music company, Albert Hall now serves as a music venue. It is designed in eclectic style with gothic features. The venue has hosted artists, such as Belinda Carlisle, Kula Shaker
, Die Antwoord and Suede
. English Heritage has designated this venue as Grade 2 building.
The venue is located on 27 Peter Street, City Center, Manchester, UK.
By train and tube: From Manchester Piccadilly Station take Transpennine Express Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Oxford Street. Then walk about 9 minutes to Albert Hall.
By bus: Alternatively, you can take bus number 34, 36, or 37 from Piccadilly Gardens station to Deansgate stop and then walk approximately 6 minutes to Albert Hall.
By car: Take A6 motorway from Piccadilly Gardens and keep straight towards Oxford Street. Exit to A34 and keep ahead till Albert Hall. It will be on your right.
International: Take M56 motorway from Manchester Airport towards Wythenshawe. Then exit to M60 and continue straight to Park Way, take exit 9. Continue on A5081 till Peter Street. You could also take Arriva Trains Wales Llandudno to Manchester Oxford Street. Then walk 9 minutes to the venue.
Parking spaces are offered at Imperial College, which is located 5 minutes’ walk away.The parking opens at 6 pm for evening shows. Parking spaces must be booked in advance; the cost is £10.20. Parking is available only for light vehicles. Blue Badge holders are also welcome. There is another 1,200-space parking lot in the Great Northern sports complex that is located just opposite the Albert Hall. Disabled parking bays are offered for invalids and, on certain days, there is a discount; please, check with the parking marshal on-site.
Accessibility for people with special needs
Designed as a church, Albert Hall does not have an accessible entrance. However, you can also rely on the hall staff for any assistance you may need.