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Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town Hall is home to the International Orchestral Series, Organ Recitals 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.

View the ​interactive seating plan of Leeds Town Hall

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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The nearest car park to the Town Hall is the 24 hour secure car park in The Light accessible via Great George Street.

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 available. Price: £2 between 6pm – 8am.

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

Concert Bus

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 224 3801.

Cost: £5 per return journey (£4 from Yeadon, Rawdon and Horsforth), payable on the coach.


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, including Italian restaurant Casa Mia and Thai restaurant Thai Edge. Visit Leeds Live It Love It for full details of restaurants in the Leeds.


A number of free parking spaces are reserved for blue badge-holders at the front of the Town Hall. Access to the hall is through the doorway at pavement level directly by these spaces. There is a lift to all floors and accessible toilets on the ground and first floors. A number of spaces in the seating area are reserved for wheelchair users.

Disabled patrons and their essential carers may obtain two tickets for the price of one – details from the Box Office +44 (0)113 224 3801.

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)113 395 0322.

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

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