A photograph of the Royal Exchange Theatre

Royal Exchange Theatre

The Royal Exchange Theatre is situated a beautiful classical building in the heart of Manchester’s bustling city centre. Inside this classic exterior, the theatre itself is a lunar space craft style structure, amidst glass domes in this Grade II listed building.


  • Car parking – No
  • Refreshments – Yes (£)
  • Accessible toilet – Yes
  • Free wifi – Yes

Access information

  • The St Ann’s Street entrance has a lift for pram and wheelchair access. The theatre itself is also accessible once you are inside the Royal Exchange and there are wheelchair spaces
  • There is a warm welcome for assistance dogs
  • There are infra-red hearing facilities

Getting there

By tram: the nearest Metrolink stops are Market Street or St Peter’s Square

By bus: the free Metroshuttle bus one stops outside the Cross Street entrance and  Metroshuttle two stops on Deansgate, which is two minutes walking from the St Ann’s Square entrance. Numerous busses also stop within a five minute walk of the theatre

By train: Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Victoria train stations are 15 minutes walk from the Theatre. From there, you can either take the free Metroshuttle bus or a taxi from the taxi ranks

By car: patrons arriving by car or taxi are invited to use the dropping-off point on Cross Street and Market Street. The Royal Exchange Theatre are partnered with Q-Park Deansgate to offer you 10 hours safe and secure parking for just £6. Your parking ticket can be validated at the Theatre Box Office to receive the discount


Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann's Square, Manchester, M2 7DH

Telephone: 0161 833 9833

Email: comments@royalexchange.co.uk

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Accessibility information

Please call 0161 833 9833 or email box.office@royalexchange.co.uk