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Access Information

Building Information
There are three levels to the building, including the ground floor and these are all accessible via a lift. There are accessible toilets on all levels and Gender Neutral Toilets are located on the Ground Floor.

All spaces have wheelchair access and include:

Ground floor
Box Office for all tickets and enquiries
Bar with takeaway food options
Main Art Gallery
Theatre 1 stalls entrance

First floor
Granada Foundation Art Gallery 1
Restaurant
Theatre 1 circle and upper circle entrance
Theatre 2

Second floor
Bar (open evenings and weekends only)
Cinemas 1-5 including Marina’s Cinema
Event Space
Granada Foundation Art Gallery 2
Roof Terrace


Bookable Access Facilities
To make advance access bookings, please contact access@homemcr.org, call our Box Office on 0161 200 1500 or drop into the venue. The below facilities can be booked in advance and tickets collected upon arrival from Box Office:

  • Concessionary tickets
  • Essential Companion tickets can be arranged for all events
  • Wheelchair spaces – available in all of HOME’s spaces
  • Assistance Dog space reservations
  • Audio Description is available for selected events
  • Caption Subtitles are available for selected events
  • British Sign Language is available for selected events
  • Relaxed events are programmed each month for those with Autism spectrum conditions


Travel Guide and Arrival Guide

HOME is located on Tony Wilson Place, First Street, Manchester. This is on the other side of the railway viaduct that runs along Whitworth Street West and roughly opposite the Hacienda apartments.

Our full address is:
HOME
2 Tony Wilson Place
Manchester
M15 4FN

Car Drop-Offs
The closest drop-off point is approximately 100metres from HOME’s entrance. This drop-off point is located on Whitworth Street West at the open railway arch labelled Jack Rosenthal Street. This is next to Belvoir Lettings and leading to Starbucks.

Once dropped-off, follow the pedestrian-only Jack Rosenthal Street to the right to find HOME’s entrance.

Travelling by Car
Blue Badge holders can park on Whitworth Street West in a parking space near to the open railway arch labelled Jack Rosenthal Street which is approximately 100metres from HOME’s entrance. Once parked follow the pedestrian-only Jack Rosenthal Street to the right to find HOME’s entrance.

There is also the Q-Park First Street multistory carpark with 28 accessible parking spaces. This car park is located across from HOME on Tony Wilson Place at First Street. The pedestrian car park entrance is approximately 30metres from HOME’s main entrance and is located facing the pedestrian public square, Tony Wilson Place. HOME customers can scan their Q-Park ticket at HOME Box Office to gain a 25% parking discount. Please note that Blue Badges are not valid for free parking in the Q-Park.

Travelling by Bus
The 256 bus from Piccadilly Gardens stops on Medlock Street. The bus stops are located 50metres and 150metres from HOME’s entrance.

Get off the bus and walk towards HOME which is visible from the road.

Alternatively, you can use the free Metroshuttle buses that link main rail stations, car parks, shopping areas and businesses in the city centre. Metroshuttle buses run from Piccadilly, Salford Central, Victoria, Oxford Road and Deansgate rail stations. There are three circular routes covering the city centre (the Green Route 2 stops near HOME on Whitworth Street West). Visit the Transport for Greater Manchester website to plan your Metroshuttle journey.

Travelling by Train
HOME is located between Oxford Road train station and Deansgate train station.

Deansgate train station is closest at 0.2miles or 320metres away.
To find HOME, exit the station via the ramp and carry on in the same direction towards the junction at the City Road Inn and the Hacienda Apartments then cross the road towards the large red building labelled Innside.
Go under the railway archway labelled First Street until you reach the entrance to the open pedestrian square. HOME’s entrance is to your left.

Oxford Road train station is 0.3miles or 480metres away.
To find HOME, exit station approach and turn left down Whitworth Street West. Go past Gorilla and then Gloucester Street on your left and continue until you reach the open archway next to Belvoir Lettings. Go through the open archway, following the pedestrian-only Jack Rosenthal Street to the right to find HOME’s entrance.

Piccadilly train station is 0.7miles away.
To get to HOME, you can take a train to Deansgate or use the free Metroshuttle buses detailed above.

Victoria train station is 1mile away.
To get to HOME, you can take a train to Deansgate or use the free Metroshuttle buses detailed above.

Travelling by Tram (Metrolink)
The closest tram stop to HOME is Deansgate-Castlefield which is 0.2miles or 320metres away. There is a lift at this station to travel between platform and road level. To find HOME, exit the lift on Deansgate, turn left and travel up Whitworth Street West and under the pedestrian walkway that connects Deansgate train station to the tram stop. Carry on until you reach the junction at the City Road Inn and the Hacienda Apartments then cross the road towards the large red building labelled Innside.

Go under the railway archway labelled First Street until you reach the entrance to the open pedestrian square. HOME’s entrance is to your left.

For further information including videos of routes from stations, visit homemcr.org/visit/getting-here

 

Assistance Dogs
HOME welcomes Assistance Dogs UK (ADUK) accredited dogs with formal identification.
We also run Touch Tours for blind and partially sighted individuals and Guide Dogs are welcome during these.
If you wish to make an enquiry or book a specific seat or space for your dog in advance, please get in touch by emailing access@homemcr.org or calling Box Office on 0161 200 1500.

 

Strobe Lighting
Some films, theatre shows and gallery installations may contain flashing imagery and strobing. If this is the case, information will be provided in advance via in-venue signage, HOME’s website or advance email information relating to theatre show bookings.


Our Access Programme

Here at HOME, we offer a range of access services to open up our programme to everyone.
Provision includes:

Audio Description
British Sign Language (BSL)
Caption Subtitles
Relaxed events

Our accessible programme is supported by Mazars Charitable Trust and The Boshier-Hinton Foundation.


Enquiries

If you have any questions or you wish to get in touch, please contact us on email via access@homemcr.org or by telephone at 0161 200 1500.