Getting here

The Howard Assembly Room is located on New Briggate, on the corner with Harrison Street (previously it was accessed via the Leeds Grand Theatre main entrance).

Read or listen to our guide notes for getting to and around the Howard Assembly Room.

Public Transport

The Howard Assembly Room is around a 10 minute walk from Leeds bus station and a 15 minute walk from Leeds train station. For train timetables contact Northern Rail or TransPennine Express. Buses to the centre also stop nearby on The Headrow, Vicar Lane and Boar Lane, all of which are within a 5-10 minute walk of the venue. For the most up to date information on local bus and train times, please check WYMetro.


Parking is available at several city centre car parks near the venue:
Q-Park St Johns
Q-Park The Light
NCP The Core
Q-Park Albion Street
Templar and Edward Street
Victoria Gate Multi Storey

Blue badge parking is available at all of the car parks listed above, for further information you can download the Leeds City Centre Blue Badge Parking map here.

Steps and seating

You can access the venue through the new Howard Assembly Room foyer on New Briggate. There is a platform lift to get into the atrium and a front of house lift which goes to all floors including the Howard Assembly room (number 2 in the lift) and the gallery (number 3 in the lift).

Wheelchair spaces and toilets

There are two wheelchair spaces, but this can be increased if more are required. Please call the Box Office on 0113 223 3600, or email for more information.  

Two wheelchair accessible toilets can be found on Level 1 of the Howard Assembly Room. All toilets are gender neutral. 

Support animals

Support and guide dogs are welcome in the venue and can be looked after on request.  

Access Membership

If you have any access requirements you can sign up to our Access Membership Scheme. Members can book online for Opera North performances in Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds Town Hall and the Howard Assembly Room with any associated discounts, and with the information you supply we can find you appropriate seats quickly and easily.

Download the application form as a Word Doc and as a PDF.  If you require any additional support in completing your application, please get in touch. If you feel unable to complete the application in writing we are happy to arrange a phone or video call with a member of our team to record your details verbally.

Get in touch

Address: Howard Assembly Room, Leeds Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU
Phone: 0113 2233600


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