Leeds Town Hall


Leeds Town Hall is home to the International Orchestral Season, Lunchtime Organ Music Series and Gala Concerts.  

About Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town Hall is a Grade 1 listed building and was built by Cuthbert Brodrick after a competition to build the Town Hall was held in 1852.

The Town Hall was opened by Queen Victoria in 1858 and is home to an impressive 3-manual organ, the largest of its kind in Europe, built by Gray and Davidson.

Leeds Town Hall seats 1550. Download a seating plan - opens in PDF format - 195Kb.

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Venue Address

The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AD

How To Find Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town Hall is conveniently located in the centre of Leeds, next to Leeds Central Library and Leeds City Art Gallery. It is a five minute walk from both the rail and bus stations and a 10 minute drive from the M1 and M62 motorways.

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Parking

The nearest secure parking is available at The Light (accessible via Great George Street).
Price: £7 between 6pm - 9am.

24 hour, 7 days a week parking is available at Woodhouse Lane car park. Price: £2 for 2 hours,
£3 for 3 hours, £4 for 4 hours, £5.50 for 12 hours.

On-street parking is also available. Price: £2 between 6pm – 8am.

We advise patrons travelling by car to leave as much time as possible for parking.


Concert Bus for Leeds International Orchestral Season 

Consider leaving your car at home if you live in:

Addingham * Ilkley * Ben Rhydding * Burley in Wharfedale * Otley * Menston * Guiseley * Yeadon * Rawdon * Horsforth

Leeds International Concert Season runs a coach service between Addingham and Leeds Town Hall for all Saturday night concerts except choral concerts.

Whether you use the coach regularly or only occasionally, you are more than welcome to book your seat (by the Thursday of the week of the concert) by phoning Leeds Town Hall Box Office on 0113 376 0318.

Cost: £6 per return journey (£5 from Yeadon, Rawdon and Horsforth), payable on the coach.

Refreshments

The Town Hall has a bar and a coffee bar, both of which are open prior to and during the interval of concerts. Interval drinks can be pre-ordered from the bar.

During the interval, coffee and ice-cream points can be found at various locations around the hall.

There are many excellent restaurants in the vicinity of Leeds Town Hall. Visit Leeds provides full details of restaurants in the Leeds.

Access

There is full wheelchair access to Leeds Town Hall and wheelchair-accessible toilet facilities on all floors. Access to the hall is through the doorway at pavement level between the lions.  A number of spaces in the seating area are reserved for wheelchair users. Please let us know when booking of any special access requirements you may have.
 
For Leeds International Concert Season and Leeds Town Hall events patrons with disabilities and their essential carers may obtain two tickets for the price of one via the Essential Carer Scheme. Relevant documentation must be produced to prove eligibility for the scheme. For further information and to apply, please download the Essential Carer Scheme document or alternatively contact the Box Office on +44 (0)113 376 0318 and a form can be posted out to you. Unfortunately our online sales software doesn't currently support the option to purchase discounted tickets online.

If you would like any further information on our facilities for patrons with disabilities, please don’t hesitate to ring the Town Hall on +44 (0)113 378 6061.
 
Support dogs are welcome. 

A closed loop system for the hard of hearing is in operation at Leeds Town Hall.

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