Deansgate Locks

The old railway arches on Whitworth Street West are now the home of several bars and entertainment venues. Known as Deansgate Locks, it is one of the most popular areas of Manchester city centre for a night out.

Bars at Deansgate Locks and Rochdale Canal, Manchester
Bars at Deansgate Locks and Rochdale Canal

Bars and clubs at Deansgate Locks at the time of writing (summer 2020) include Revolution, Popworld, Ark, Lola Lo, and El Diablo. Check with venue websites to see if still open before travelling.

Revolution Bar, Deansgate Locks, Manchester
Revolution

Manchester’s Comedy Store is also here.

Deansgate Locks is located in the Petersfield area of Manchester. It’s a good drinking and entertainment spot for those visiting Manchester Central, the Bridgewater Hall, HOME, or the Great Northern.

The Rochdale Canal runs in front of Deansgate Locks. It joins the Bridgewater Canal in Castlefield. The former home of the famous Hacienda nightclub (now apartments) lies to the east.

Deansgate-Castlefield Metrolink Tram Stop is directly above the bars. There are direct tram services to and from places such as Piccadilly, Etihad Campus (for Etihad Stadium), Old Trafford, and Manchester Airport.

Deansgate Locks, Deansgate-Castlefield Metrolink Tram Stop, and the Beetham Tower
Deansgate Locks, Deansgate-Castlefield Metrolink Tram Stop, and the Beetham Tower

Deansgate Train Station is just across the road.

Deansgate Train Station, Manchester
Deansgate Train Station

Visitors travelling by car and using satellite navigation systems can use the postcode M1 5LH to find Deansgate Locks.

Car parks nearby include the Q-Park First Street at First Street (postcode M15 4FN).

There is a good choice of hotels and restaurants nearby (see the list at the end of this page).

Nearby Attractions

Tourist attractions and things to do near Deansgate Locks include:

Nearby Cinemas

Cinemas near Deansgate Locks include:

Nearby Restaurants

Restaurants and places to eat and drink near Deansgate Locks include:

Nearby Hotels

Hotels near Deansgate Locks include:

  • Innside by Melia Manchester (0.2 miles)
  • The Oxnoble (0.2 miles)
  • The Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel (0.2 miles)
  • Castlefield Hotel (0.3 miles)
  • Great John Street Hotel (0.3 miles)
  • Novotel Manchester Centre (0.4 miles)
  • Holiday Inn Express Manchester City Centre (0.4 miles)
  • Princess St. Hotel (0.4 miles)
  • Manchester Hall (0.4 miles)
  • The Townhouse Manchester (0.5 miles)

Nearby Train Stations

Train stations near Deansgate Locks include:

Nearby Metrolink Stations

Metrolink stations near Deansgate Locks include:

Map

Map showing location of Deansgate Locks.

Map showing location of Deansgate Locks

Details

Deansgate Locks

Address and postcode
Whitworth Street West
Manchester
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom
M1 5LH

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