A photograph of the Waterside Arts Centre

Waterside Arts Centre

Waterside Arts Centre is a thriving and vibrant arts venue in the heart of Sale in Greater Manchester. Occupying the site of the old Sale Civic Theatre as well as part of the former Trafford Council Town Hall, the space comprises a theatre, art galleries, studios and workspaces, the centre is an important regional hub for both performance and visual art.


  • Car parking – No
  • Refreshments – Yes
  • Accessible toilet – Yes
  • Baby changing facilities – Yes

Access information

  • Fully accessible with ramp access to the entrance and lifts to other floors
  • Wheelchair spaces are available in the theatre
  • Loop system for hearing aid users
  • Guide and hearing dogs welcome and water can be provided upon request
  • Baby changing facilities are available

Getting there

By tram: the nearest tram stop is Sale

By bus: the nearest bus stops are School Road/Sale and Broad Street/Sale Tram

By car: please use the post code M33 2AE which will take you to a nearby Q-Park multi-storey car park


Waterside Arts Centre, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale, M33 7ZF

Telephone: 0161 912 5616

Email: watersideartscentre@trafford.gov.uk

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Accessibility information

Please call 0161 912 5616 or email watersideartscentre@trafford.go.uk

Age guidelines

Adults and families 12+ (under 12s to be accompanied by an adult)