Finding Us

Shakespeare North Playhouse is very easy to get to by car, train, bus, on foot or by bike.

You’ll find us in the brand new Prospero Place in Prescot, L34 3AB. Just around the corner as you reach the end of Eccleston Street.

If you need to ask for directions, it might help to mention we are right by the Bus Station and Prescot Parish Church.

Getting to Shakespeare North Playhouse

We are in Prescot town centre and easily found on foot, just 5 minutes walk from Prescot Shopping Centre and Cables Retail Park.

We have bike racks at the front of the building and you’ll find more on Eccleston Street just a few minutes’ walk away.

There are plenty more car parks in the local area, take a look at the map below.

Prescot is easily reached by car and is 2 minutes from the M57 and 10 minutes from the M62.

The nearest car parks are on Mill Street, use postcode L34 6HA for your sat nav. And Prescot Deanes House NCP Car Park Church Street, Prescot, L34 3LA

Alternative long stay parking is on Cyprus Street, use postcode L34 5RY for your sat nav (10 minutes walk).

Accessible spaces are available in both of these public car parks. Alternatively, there are a limited number of accessible parking spaces near the venue, use the postcode L34 3AB for your sat nav, and follow the signs for Blue Badge parking.

There are electric car charging points at Cables Shopping Park, L34 5NQ,  Tesco Extra, L34 5NQ & Cyprus Street Car Park, L34 5RY.

Prescot Train Station is around a 12 minute walk. Be aware there isn’t a taxi rank at the station, search Google for local taxis to book in advance.

– Regular trains from Liverpool, 20 minutes journey time.

– Trains from Manchester, 1hr 20 – change at Wigan or Huyton.

– Journeys from the North change at St Helens & Wigan.

– Journeys from the East change at Manchester & Wigan.

– Journeys from the South change at Liverpool.

Here’s the link to Northern Trains Website for times & tickets

Plan your train journey via

There are regular buses from Liverpool to Prescot (1 hour journey time).

There is a bus stop directly outside the theatre, where you can get buses into both St Helens and Liverpool after your visit.

Prescot Bus Station is a 1 minute walk away.

Here’s the link to bus travel information on Merseytravel’s website.

The nearest taxi rank is at Market Place.

And we’re more than happy to order a taxi to be waiting for you after the performance. Please ask one of our team when you arrive.

Coach Parking just 5 minutes away from the Playhouse, with space for upto 10 coaches per hour. Find out more and book for coach parking here.