O2 Ritz - Manchester

O2 Ritz manchester
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VENUE: O2 Ritz Manchester

ADDRESS: Whitworth St W, Manchester M1 5NQ

CONTACT: 0161 714 4140


Blue Badge holders can park in bays situated on Whitworth Street West and Great Marlborough Street as well as local roads although the venue does not have a drop off point.

If you require accessible tickets for any events at O2 Academy’s across the country you will need to provide proof of your disability. The simplest way is to register for an Access Card.

Don’t have an Access Card? You can email or post a copy of your Disability Living Allowance, recognised assistance dog card or a similar form of evidence. You won’t receive your copy back in the post but they will be securely destroyed.

There is step free access to the side of the venue and if you wish a member of staff to meet you at the main entrance please contact the venue in advance.

There is no lift in the venue.

The box office doesn’t have a lowered counter, but a member of staff will be happy to assist you, please bring all your booking information with you.

If you need a complimentary ticket for your companion – available for people who can provide proof of their disability – please let the venue know at the time of booking.

If you require an information sheet in braille email or call +44 (0)161 714 4140

Limited wheelchair spaces, situated to the left hand side of the stage, are available on a first come first served basis, please request this service at the time of booking.

There’s an accessible toilet the ground level in the auditorium, house left which can be opened by a RADAR key which the staff can provide. Additional toilets are situated in the basement and upper level.

The bar located to the left hand side of the stage in the main auditorium has a lowered service area. The bars on the upper level are towards the back of the venue which can be reached by a couple of steps. If you need any assistant please ask a member of staff.

If you need any assistance using the cloakroom, situated in the basement, please notify a member of staff.

Assistance dogs are welcome in the venue – please let the venue know if you wish to bring one when you make your booking.

There is a medical room at the venue. If you require any help or a private area please let the venue know in advance.

If you need any help purchasing any merchandise please contact a member of staff.

Please be aware strobe lighting may be used during some concerts, these will be notified by signs at the venue.


The Beatles, R.E.M. and The Stone Roses are among the legendary artists who have played at the venue.


O2 Ritz Manchester