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Visiting The Piece Hall

The Piece Hall is nestled within a dramatic landscape of rolling hills and wooded valleys at the centre of the West Yorkshire town of Halifax. With its honey-coloured architecture, rich industrial heritage and diverse cultural offer, this hidden gem makes an ideal destination to visit.

Opening Hours

The Piece Hall gates open:

  • Sunday to Thursday 10am – 11pm
  • Friday to Saturday 10am – midnight

Opening hours may vary for some businesses, so do check their websites before making a special trip.

Please note that from 13 – 17 September, there may be some noise and disruption in the courtyard as we take down the stage following our Live at The Piece Hall outdoor gigs.

Health & Safety

Visitor health and safety is a key priority for The Piece Hall, so measures have been put in place in to keep guests safe. The premises will be regularly deep cleaned, including all lifts, stairwells and toilets. If you display any of the COVID-19 symptoms, please do not visit us. Importantly, the number of visitors will be constantly monitored to ensure people can safely enjoy everything The Piece Hall offers. We will politely encourage people to continue to wear face coverings in enclosed spaces and use hand sanitizer, as will our tenants.

Explore The Piece Hall

Pre-visit Information

Entry: Entry to The Piece Hall via North, East, South and West Gates. Our East Gate (library) entrance/exit is closed on a Monday and Sunday and at 4pm through the week.

Access: The Piece Hall has a fully accessible lift available at both the South and West Gates. Please note that the manoeuvrability access at the North lift is restricted.

Wheelchair accessible toilets are available at The Piece Hall, all of which are gender free.

Details on nearby Changing Places accessible rest rooms can be found here.

The Piece Hall is an historic building and as such there are some un-even surfaces. We ask that you take care when moving around the building.

Should you have any questions Duty Managers are always on hand in the courtyard to offer directions and assistance where required.

View our full accessibility guide here.

Dogs: Well behaved dogs on a lead are very welcome in the courtyard and the outlets run by The Piece Hall Trust, however restrictions may apply to some of the independent shops, restaurant and bar and at ticketed events. Access dogs are welcome in all areas.

Skateboards, segways, bikes, scooters and drones are not permitted. Mobility scooters and toddlers bikes are welcome. Bicycle parking is available outside the North Gate entrance.