Visit Us

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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. 


Gates open: Monday to Sunday at 7am.

Shops open: Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 11am - 4pm. Restaurant and bar 'til late. 

Welcome Centre and The Piece Hall Story open: Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm 


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

On Bank Holidays The Piece Hall operates Sunday opening hours (gates open at 7am) 

On selected days throughout the year The Piece Hall will close early for ticketed events, please check in advance to avoid disappointment.


Experience a free guided tour with one of our knowledgeable heritage guides who will lead you around the grand colonnades as they delve into The Piece Hall’s captivating past.Tours last for approximatley one hour and a free of charge. No need to book, just meet at the Welcome Centre.

From May tour times will be as follows: 


Wednesday: 12noon

Thursday: 12noon

Friday: 12noon

Saturday: 12noon and 2pm

Sunday: 12noon and 2pm

Tour timings are subject to change. If making a special journey please call ahead to confirm.

Tours are limited to 25 people on a first come first served basis.

Are you coming as part of a group? Please visit our groups page

During your visit do take the time to explore our Heritage spaces. Details can be found here.



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.

The closest changing places accessible rest rooms are located at Square Chapel and Eureka. Further details can be found on the Changing Places website

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 the Welcome Centre is open daily and the team are happy to answer 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. 




Header image: Mark Bolton Photography

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The Piece Hall heritage regeneration project is also supported by Garfield Weston Foundation and The Wolfson Foundation.
The Piece Hall is independently managed by The Piece Hall Trust, a registered charity, number 1156948. Registered in England and Wales, number 08906735.
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