One of the most remarkable landmarks in the city of Sheffield, the Sheffield City Hall is a popular venue for live music performances, as well other types of events, such as conferences, exhibits, business gatherings or product launches. The plan of the edifice was designed in 1920, by the renowned British architect E. Vincent Harris. The building itself was opened in 1932. In 2005, it underwent an extensive renovation. The Sheffield City Hall has a capacity of 2271 people.
The Sheffield City Hall is situated in a central area, on Barker’s Pool and can be reached by car, train or bus.
By train and tube: train travellers should know that the Sheffield City Hall is a 10-minute walk from the Sheffield Train Station.
By bus: the Sheffield City Hall is very close (2-minute walking distance) to the City Hall bus stops CH1 (routes 6, 30a, 51, 52, 52a, 95, 120, 181, 271, 273, 274, 275, Sheffield’s Line 30 and X30), CH2 (routes 81, 82, 83, 83a, 88 and 271) and CH3 (routes 6, 7a, 51, 52, 52a, 95, 120 and 181).
By car: the Sheffield City Hall is easily accessible if you want to drive there because it’s close to the A61 main road.
International: it’s quite easy and convenient to get to the Sheffield City Hall once you land at the Doncaster Sheffield Airport. It’s just a 37-minute car ride. Or, you can jump on a train or a bus to the city centre right at the terminal exit.
The venue does not include a private parking. However, visitors can use the Carver Street Car Park, which is just a 3-minute walk to the Sheffield City Hall. The Carver Street Car Park offers plenty of parking spots for people with disabilities.
Access for people with special needs
The Sheffield City Hall offers accessible entrance and other facilities for Blue Badge Holders, such as wheelchair seats or an infra red system.