The Studios is the BBC Philharmonic’s purpose-built venue where the orchestra performs, rehearses and records.
We have a number of Metrolink tram stops at our destination – MediaCityUK, Broadway and Harbour City. Trams are a quick and easy way to reach us. They operate directly from Manchester City Centre and Eccles, which have excellent connections to other tram, rail and bus routes across Greater Manchester, the north west and nationally. Visit our Travel Choices microsite for more detailed information or Download our detailed tram travel pack
The MediaCityUK tram service provides easy connections to national rail stations at Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Deansgate. Salford Crescent Station is also directly connected to MediaCityUK via the CityConnect 50 bus service.Visit our Travel Choices microsite for more detailed information or Download our detailed train travel pack
MediaCityUK is served by a number of dedicated bus routes offering journeys to Manchester City Centre, Salford, Salford Crescent Station, Altrincham, Sale and the Trafford Centre. It is easy to connect to bus services to MediaCityUK at both Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester (25 minutes on the x50) and at Salford Crescent (20 minutes on the CityConnect50). Visit our Travel Choices microsite for more detailed information or Download our detailed bus travel pack
MediaCityUK is only a two-minute drive from the national motorway network (M602) and a ten-minute drive from Manchester City Centre (subject to traffic conditions!). The postcode for Satnav users is M50 2EQ. The Garage is a multi-storey car park providing 2300 secure parking spaces for visitors. It is accessed directly from Broadway and is open 24/7. In addition, visitors to MediaCityUK can access car parking at the Lowry Outlet or at Harbour City. MediaCityUK also provides:
- a surface short-stay pay and display car park for Booths’ customers
- disabled spaces in The Garage, Booths and on-street within MediaCityUK for a short-stay of up to 2 hours
Doors usually open 45 minutes before the event start time.
MediaCityUK welcomes all audience members, including those who may need additional support with their booking or visit.
During your visit, please do not hesitate to approach any staff member for assistance or guidance.
The Studios are fully accessible, with disabled toilet facilities. Spaces are available for wheelchair users in the Studios.
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 Studios at MediaCityUK. Check out Trip Advisor.