The Stoller Hall is part of Chetham’s School of Music and opened its doors in April 2017. The Hall’s stunning architecture resulted in a national RIBA Award, when it was named one of the 49 best new buildings in the country. Acoustics by Arup have set a standard described by Robert Beale for the Arts Desk as “deliver(ing) the music as if every hearer is in the conductor’s shoes.”
The Stoller Hall is located directly opposite to Manchester Victoria train station. Audience access is via Hunt’s Bank, with the front doors facing Manchester Arena.
The closest tram stops to The Stoller Hall is Manchester Victoria which is a 2 minute walk.
The Stoller Hall is a 2 minute walk from Manchester Victoria train station and a 20 minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station (Manchester Victoria is a 10-minute direct tram journey from Manchester Piccadilly).
Many buses stop are a few minutes’ walk from The Stoller Hall on Corporation Street and at Shudehill Transport Interchange. The central bus station at Piccadilly Gardens, and the coach station on Chorlton Street, are each a 10-15 minute walk or a short tram ride away.
Car parking (information below is correct on 8th October 2017)
Approximate postcode for Satnav: M3 1DA
There is no public parking onsite for The Stoller Hall but there are numerous car parking options locally. The closest are:
APCOA Victoria Station carpark, M3 1NX (250m)
3 hours – £3
12 hours – £4
NCP Manchester Arena, M3 1AR (200m)
3 hours – £9.50
4 hours – £12.50
Both car parks are open 24 hours and offer disabled parking and level access to The Stoller Hall. The route from NCP Manchester Arena is largely undercover but includes stairs/lifts.
Doors usually open 45 minutes before the event start time. If there is a pre-concert event the doors will open 30 minutes before the start of the pre-concert event.
The Stoller Hall welcomes all audience members, including those who may need additional support with their booking or visit. By letting us know about your requirements, we can help you to access suitable seating, request companion seats or plan any other aspects of your visit.
During your visit, please do not hesitate to approach any staff member for assistance or guidance.
The Stoller Hall is fully accessible, with lifts and disabled toilet facilities on every floor. Spaces are available for wheelchair users on both Stalls and Balcony level.
If you are a wheelchair user but prefer to transfer to a standard seat during the concert, please make it clear when you book.
The main entrance on Hunts Bank is accessible by ramp, and the doors are activated electronically. Access from disabled parking spaces at NCP Manchester Arena is by lift through Victoria Station.
The bar in the Oglesby Atrium has a low level counter position.
Toilet facilities: Accessible toilets and baby change facilities are available on every floor.
Eating and drinking
There are plenty of place to eat and drink close to The Stoller Hall. Check out Trip Advisor.