Plan Your Visit

January 2020 Roadworks

The junction of St Peter's Square and St Cecilia Street will be closed for ongoing maintenance works until 24 January.

St Cecilia Street will be closed in both directions on 20 and 21 January between the hours of 19:00-05:00.

Following completion of the works, St Peter's Square will be one-way only, leading away from St Cecilia Street. Access to St Cecilia Street will be via York Street only.

How to get here

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre is based in Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre’s state of the art, six-storey building located on Quarry Hill in central Leeds in the thriving cultural quarter.

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  • Address: Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA
  • Telephone: 0113 220 8008

Getting to us couldn't be easier...

By train

Leeds City Station, situated on New Station Street, is approximately a 15 minute walk from the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre.

National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484950

By Bus & Coach

The central bus and coach station is opposite Leeds Playhouse and 2 minutes from the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre. Regular services operate from Hull, London and Manchester.

National Express Enquiries: 0870 580 8080

By Road

Leeds is located at the crossroads of the M62 and the M1 and just a few kilometres from the A1. When entering the City follow the brown road signs for Leeds Playhouse at Quarry Hill just off the A64 York Road in the centre of Leeds or you can follow the City Centre Loop signs. Major attractions, including Leeds Playhouse, are identified on the Loop signs. The Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre is at Loop Junction 12.

Our postcode for your Sat Nav is LS2 7PA

By Air

We have two international airports located nearby - Leeds Bradford and Manchester.

Car Parking

We have two accessible parking bays alongside the building.

From Monday 14 October 2019, the pay and display car park on Quarry Hill will be permanently closed. This is to allow construction works to commence in the area.

Further pay and display parking is also available at Victoria Gate car park (5 mins walk) and we have a discounted parking rate at Leeds Markets NCP car park (5 mins walk) located next to the bus station and Kirkgate Market. A special daily rate of £7.50 is available for theatre patrons. The NCP is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year from 6am to 11pm. 

To qualify for the discount, you must collect a discount card from Reception when you leave our building, when you're ready to pay for your parking enter your original ticket in the NCP machine, when the machine prompts you for payment, insert the discount card and this will bring the amount down to £6.50.

How to book

Booking tickets couldn’t be simpler.


You’ll be able to pick your own seats from the plan and we’ll send you an e-ticket straight away to confirm your booking.

By phone

Call 0113 220 8008 and our Box Office team will be happy to take your booking.

In person

You can visit the Box Office in person Monday – Saturday from 9am – 8pm (longer on show days)


The Stanley & Audrey Burton is a family friendly venue and winner of the best family friendly theatre in Yorkshire in the Netmums Theatre Awards 2013.  We have also been awarded Best Family Venue, Best Family Welcome and Best Family Event for Northern Ballet's Three Little Pigs as part of the 2013 Family Arts Festival. We hope to make your visit to the theatre as stress-free as possible.

Family friendly facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Pram storage area
  • Level access to the theatre
  • We have a number of booster seats available, however, please feel free to bring along your own if you have one
  • Our Cafe Bar offers a special family lunch package for selected family performances

Young People

£5 tickets for ages 26 and under
A limited number of £5 tickets are available for advanced booking for patrons aged 26 and under for selected shows. Once these have been sold no more £5 tickets will be released until the day of the performance, the number of which will be subject to availability. Proof of eligibility is required. To book call 0113 220 8008.


We are a fully accessible venue and current DDA compliant. For more details about access and our facilities please call 0113 220 8008 or email

Access and facilities available:

  • Automatic door at the entrance to the building
  • Level access to the foyer and auditorium
  • Disabled toilet facilities (alarmed and with help assist)
  • We have allocated spaces for wheelchair users available in the auditorium
  • There is a hearing induction loop at Reception and in the studio theatre
  • Braille signs in the building
  • Lift access to all floors of the building
  • Visual and audio alarm system