How to find us

Chetham’s School of Music
Long Millgate, Manchester M3 1SB
T: 0161 834 9644

Chetham’s is situated in the heart of Manchester’s Medieval Quarter, bordered by Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Station and the National Football Museum. Chetham’s is within easy reach of all main train, bus, tram and road links.


Millgate Entrance
The main entrance for Chetham’s School of Music and Chetham’s Library, and for performances in Whiteley Hall and the Baronial Hall. This entrance is through the security gate at the Gatehouse on Long Millgate, opposite the lower end of the National Football Museum.

Hunts Bank Entrance
For performances and events in the Carole Nash Hall, The Stoller Hall and the Oglesby Atrium. This entrance leads directly into the new School Building, opposite Victoria Station and Manchester Arena.


Approximate postcode for Satnav: M3 1DA

There is no parking available within Chetham’s, except, on occasion, by prior arrangement for visitors with disabilities.

We are pleased to partner with Q-Park Deansgate North to offer discounted parking for all our visitors. With a discount voucher you can park for up to 8 hours in the indoor, multi-storey Q-Park for just £5. Click here for details on directions to the parking facility. To claim the discounted price, just collect a voucher from the Box Office or from your your host during your visit and scan it when returning to the car park to pay.

Q-Park offers 23 disabled spaces and 4 electric car charging points. There is a level journey of less than 400m from the carpark to The Stoller Hall via Victoria Street and Hunts Bank.

Public Transport

By train: Chetham’s is situated opposite Manchester Victoria station where direct services run from across the region. Manchester Victoria is a 10-minute direct tram journey from Manchester Piccadilly. Visit The Train Line here.

By tram: Metrolink services connect communities across Greater Manchester.  The nearest stop to Chetham’s is Victoria Station.

By bus: Many buses stop a few minutes’ walk from Chetham’s 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.

Plan your travel across Greater Manchester at Transport for Greater Manchester