There are bus stops in Albert Square and on Princess Street. For more details about buses to the Town Hall please check the Transport for Greater Manchester website or call Traveline on 0871 200 2233 (7am to 8pm, Monday to Friday, and 8am to 8pm at weekends and bank holidays).
By train or Metrolink
If you are travelling to Manchester by train you can get a Metrolink tram from Piccadilly, Victoria and Deansgate train stations to St Peter's Square, which is the nearest Metrolink station to the Town Hall complex.
Please note: If you are using a Sat. Nav. system the geographic post code for the town hall is M2 5DB.
Parking is extremely difficult near the town hall because of the improvement work going on in and around Central Library and St Peters Square. You may be able to find a pay and display parking bay. There will be more parking in the area when the work finishes in 2014.
There are a number of car parks in Manchester city centre operated by NCP. Contact them on 0845 050 70 80 or visit their website to find out where they are and current charges.
By plane/from Manchester Airport
For information on travelling from the airport, visit the Manchester Airport website
How to get into the Town Hall
There are four entrances. The main entrance to the Town Hall building is in Albert Square, the second entrance on Lloyd Street. The Town Hall extension also has two entrances, one on Lloyd street and one in St Peter's Square. There is a reception point at each of the four entrances.
Both the entrances to the Town Hall building have steps, however, there is a ramp next to the Lloyd Street entrance. The two entrances to the Town Hall extension are at street level with no steps. The Customer Service Centre is located on the ground floor of the Town Hall Extension.
Visitors to the Town Hall
All visitors to the Town Hall have to report to one of the reception points where you will be asked to provide details of the person you are visiting, or meeting you are attending. If you have received a letter from us inviting you to an interview or meeting it is important that you bring it with you.
Manchester City Council,
(for satellite navigation systems use M2 5DB)