About Us

Venue Access & How To Find Us

City Arts is based at 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH just east of the city centre.

City Arts Building Front

Our building is between Goosegate and Sneinton Market. It is 500m (approx. 5 mins walk) from Old Market Square.

Public transport


City Arts is served by city inbound buses (NCT Lilac, Red, Pathfinder lines) – bus stop directly opposite, and city outbound buses at Boston St/Lower Parliament St (NCT Lilac, Red, Pathfinder lines) which is 120m away from the building (approx. 2 mins walk).


The nearest tram stop is Lace Market which is 400m away from the building  (approx. 4 mins walk) .


Nottingham Station is 1km away (approx. 15 mins walk). There is a tram interchange at the Station and regular buses into the city centre are directly outside on Carrington Street.


There are approximately 6 parking spaces in front of City Arts. From 10am to 6pm, this is Disabled Badge Holders parking. From 6pm to 6am anybody can park there. The spaces are often full. We recommend using the Parkopedia website to find an available space nearby.


The main activity area is on the ground floor of our building and is accessible for wheelchair users. Gender-neutral toilets (including accessible) are available on the ground floor. The remainder of the building including our admin offices and second floor are accessible only by stairs.

It is possible for visitors to drop off and pick up outside the building. From 10am to 6pm, the bay in front of our building is Disabled Badge Holders parking. The building has a doorbell at the front entrance, please wait a couple of minutes if no one answers immediately. If you require further help or advice regarding visiting City Arts, please contact us for assistance.