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Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town Hall

 
 

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    Contact

    Leeds Town Hall

    0113 247 7989

    Address

    Leeds Town Hall,
    The Headrow,
    Leeds,
    LS1 3AD,
    LS2 8YQ

    Details

    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 is home to an impressive 3-manual organ, the largest of its kind in Europe, built by Gray and Davidson.

    Leeds Town Hall is one of the largest town halls in the United Kingdom and is the eighth tallest building in Leeds. It was opened by Queen Victoria in 1858, highlighting its status as an important civic structure. Today the town hall is mainly used for concerts and formal civic functions. It is the setting for the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition, and the Leeds International Film Festival screens many of its films here each year.

    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.

    For further details see www.leeds.gov.uk

    Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

    Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedVenue approved for civil marriageWedding receptionsFacilities for hearing impaired

    Open all the time

    Location

    Directions

    See location of Leeds Town Hall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 298333  Lat: 53.79597 Long: -1.54816

    By Road: From all directions head into Leeds city centre, upon arrival at the city follow signs for the city loop road (the one way system around the city centre). The Town Hall is found at junction 3 of the loop, and parking is found in nearby streets and The Light car park.

    By Public Transport: From Leeds City Station, exit the station by the Queens hotel. Cross the road to the Park Plaza hotel and head straight up Park Row. Turn left at the crossroads at the junction with The Headrow, the Town Hall is found at the next crossroads. If travelling by bus, from Leeds Bus Station walk up New York Street to Kirkgate Market. Turn right into Vicar Lane and then at the crossroads, turn left to The Headrow. Walk for approximately five minutes and you will arrive outside the Town Hall

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
    • Venue approved for civil marriageVenue approved for civil marriage
    • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions
    • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired