Royal Northern College of Music is not only a performance venue for concerts and other musical events but also a centre of music education. It was established in 1893. During its existence, the premises were greatly extended. Its concert hall was recently refurbished. As if today, the hall features over a 2000 people seating capacity. Lots of versatile personalities had a chance to perform on the stage of Royal Northern College of Music. Among them, there were not only students but also great opera singers, orchestras, and ensembles.
The RNCM is situated on the corner of Oxford Road and Booth Street West, which is not far from Manchester City Centre.
By train and tube: Oxford station (MCO) is 15 miles away on foot.
By bus: catch buses 41, 42, 43, 48, 85, or 115. Get off at Royal Northern College of Music. There is also a number of routes that connects the RNCM to the city centre.
By car: A67 and A57 routes run close by the venue. You can take to Booth St from both roads.
International: There are taxi services available near each railway. If you are commuting from Manchester Airport, it will cost you about £15.00. There are also buses 104 and 105 that can take you to Whitworth Street West, not far from Oxford Road Station.
The RNCM has its own underground car park in the basement of the Sir Charles Groves Hall of Residence, next to the College. As a rule, it is open from 5 pm on weekdays, and from 6 am on weekends. Fare - £3.50 per car. There is no opportunity for overnight parking. Accessible parking for wheelchair users is available, but the number of spots is limited.
Access for people with special needs
Physically challenged visitors have an opportunity to buy a ticket at the concessionary rate. In case the personal assistant is needed, two tickets cost 50% off the price. You can book a parking space for the disabled calling 0161 907 5300. People on wheelchairs have all conditions to move all over the territory. No special toilet facilities are available, though.
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