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Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton, BL1 1SB

The Octagon Theatre is situated in the heart of Bolton town centre, within easy reach of all the main train, bus and road routes.


The nearest car park is the Octagon NCP multi-storey car park adjacent to us:

Great Moor Street
0345 050 7080

SPECIAL £2 RATE FOR OCTAGON PATRONS: £2 per evening after 5pm. Please bring your parking ticket to the theatre bar area for validation, when you attend an evening performance.

Blue Badge holders – Designated parking is available close to the Octagon. Please see the full map of parking for the exact locations.

Bolton Council provides free on-street parking after 6pm, and there are various bays located around Le Mans Crescent and the surrounding area.

Public Transport

Bolton is easily accessible by train, with only a 20-minute train ride from Manchester (all stations) and 25 minutes from Preston. Buses also run regularly from Manchester and the surrounding areas. The Octagon is a five-minute walk from Bolton’s rail and bus stations.

For Rail enquiries call: 08457 484950

For Bus enquiries call: 0161 228 7811

It’s a journey… please we make it together.