Hunter Street

August Bank Holiday Opening Times:
As normal, except for Monday 31 August – opening 9am

Opening Times
Mon – Sat 8am – 11pm
Sun 9.30am – 11pm

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  • The whole building, including the library, theatre, cinema and studio, is accessible via lift, with wheelchair access to all areas.
    Fixed, counter-top and portable hearing loop systems are available across the building
  • Wheelchair spaces are available in the theatre (Stalls, Circle & Galley level), studio and cinema
  • Assistance Dogs are welcome throughout the building and to all events
  • There is a low level counter for service at the bar in The Kitchen. For the Garret Bar, please use the end of the bar next to the window
  • Large format print is available on request
  • There is ramp access at all ground floor levels
  • Accessible toilets are available on every floor, with a Changing Places toilet on the ground floor (main entrance)
  • Baby changing facilities are provided in all accessible toilets

Find out more about accessibility at Storyhouse here.

Travelling to Storyhouse

There are currently roadworks directly outside of Storyhouse, on the Hunter Street side. Vehicles can still drive down Northgate Street and turn onto Princess Street to access the Market Car Park. This car park can also be accessed by turning into Princess Street from St Martins Way (A5268).
Find out more at cheshirewestandcheshire/planyourtrip 

By Bus
There are lots of bus routes that journey into Chester city centre and Storyhouse is around six minutes walk from Chester Bus Interchange, providing easy access from destinations such as Liverpool, Ellesmere Port, and Wrexham. To plan your bus journey, visit

By Park & Ride
Currently not in operation. See the latest information here. 
Chester’s Park & Ride scheme offers two cross-city services to the city of Chester and the surrounding area.  Tickets cost £2 (return) per adult and under 16s can travel free if accompanied by a paying adult. Parking is free and the buses run every 12 minutes. For more information, visit Park & Ride.

By Rail
Chester Railway Station has direct routes to Cheshire, Wales, Manchester, London and Merseyside amongst othersa and is approximately a 20 minute walk from Storyhouse.
To plan your journeys please visit

By Car
Storyhouse is on Hunter Street in Chester city centre, CH12AR (near to the Town Hall and Chester Cathedral). Much of the area surrounding the building is pedestrianised with narrow streets. The nearest car parks to Storyhouse are:
Market car Park, CH12BB
Delamere Street Car Park, CH22AY

By Bike
If you plan to cycle to Storyhouse, there are multiple cycle racks just outside the main entrance.

Become a Member

Storyhouse Card is just £4 per month, with no ongoing commitment – you can cancel anytime.  It’s great value, and to us a great help.

Joining is instant, you can buy tickets at the discounted rate as soon as you’re signed up. Join here.