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Our venue is fully wheelchair accessible in all cafe, marketplace and teaching spaces.
Please note, as this is a historic building some corridors and turning spaces are narrower. If you're coming with a larger mobility scooter or wheelchair, please ensure you are accompanied by a carer or volunteer when exiting the lift to the main floor.  Volunteers are on hand to assist if required.

Travel Directions


Glasgow has two main train stations - Glasgow Central and Queen Street.  These are less than 10 minutes walk from the Trades Hall.


Local buses provide regular services with pickup and dropoff locations closeby.  See First Bus Glasgow for full service details.


Exit Junction 15 of M8 to Castle Street crossing Duke Street, then at the next set of lights turn right into Ingram Street.  At the second set of lights turn left into Glassford Street, Trades Hall is on the right.

For parking, download the NCP App (please note this is a new app, not that one we used last year) and use the following Saver ID's to obtain a discount. It is valid in the NCP Glasshouse which is also on Glassford Street and a mere 2 minute walk from Trades Hall.

Note: The saver code must be activated on your phone before you scan to enter the car park to obtain the discounted rate. 

£3.00 for up to 5 hours - SHOPGLASGOW

£5.00 for all day parking - GLASSFIVE

£7.50 for up to 24 hours (ideal if staying over in the city) - THA6LW

Around Glasgow

Food and Drink

Glasgow is a vibrant city with a thriving restaurant and bar culture.  With a large variety of cuisines on offer you'll definitely find something that suits your tastes.
Check out this article from The List for some ideas to whet your appetite. 


There are number of hotels in and around the Merchant City Area.  Follow this link to a Google Map showing some of the options available.


Glasgow is the city of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a pioneer in architecture and design. 
Our previous home was the Mackintosh Church, and there are a number of exciting Mackintosh venues across the city.  Check out the Glasgow Mackintosh site for more info.

Museums and Galleries

As a former City of Culture, Glasgow is proud to showcase a wide range of museums and galleries. 
These include Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum which houses Dali's stunning Christ of St John of the Cross, and the nearby Gallery of Modern Art.

All museums are free entry, check out their website for more info.

Other Info

The Visit Scotland Website has a wealth of information on what's on in and around Glasgow.

Check out their website for more details. 
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