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Pop in and say hello! The kettle’s on.

Find us

Our Address

The Vale Unit 2,

Vale mill,

Off Micklehurst Road,

Mossley OL5 9JL

Telephone: 01457 238 089

Email: [email protected]

We are located towards the top of Micklehurst Road in Mossley.

We recommend using public transport to reach us where you can – for environmental reasons but also because we have limited car parking spaces at The Vale.

General Parking

The Vale has a limited number of parking spaces available. If you are travelling to The Vale for a busy event such as an evening performance or masterclass, we advise that you use alternative methods of transport. This is also better for our environment.  If you do need to drive to The Vale, then please see the parking map below with details of nearby parking spaces. The Vale is a short walk from the nearest space.

Please note that the side roads around The Vale should not be used for visitor parking. Please respect our residential and business neighbours when choosing a parking space.

Accessible Parking

A limited number of accessible parking spaces for our guests that need it are available to you. Please contact a member of the team and they will reserve a space in advance for you. If you have any other access requirements or would like any further information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

By rail

We are around ten to fifteen minutes’ walk from Mossley train station – though it is all uphill. Come out of the train station, cross over Manchester Road and take the steep road down between the pharmacy and the doctors’ surgery. At the bottom of this road, turn left and you will be on Micklehurst Road. Follow this road up the hill (we know, we know, Mossley is a hilly place!) and you will find The Vale towards the top on the right hand side.

 

By bus

Bus routes 344, 350, 870 all serve Huddersfield Road / near Micklehurst Road stop. For the latest bus travel updates, please visit the TfGM website.

By car

On arrival to Mossley from Manchester, take a right into Micklehurst. Travel up Micklehurst Road, over several speed bumps, past Micklehurst Primary School on your left. Take your next right turn and we are in the building directly ahead. Look out for our logo. There is limited parking available. At busy times we encurage you to take public transport. We have several acceisble parking spaces available for those that require it. Please contact us in advance if you require accesible parking and one of the team will reserve this for you.  If you need to travel by car a parking map is shown at the bottom of this page.

On foot

Travel up Micklehurst Road, over several speed bumps, past Micklehurst primary school on your left. You might see Mossley Sheet Metal on your right – keep going until the next right turn and we are in the building directly ahead. Look out for our logo.

Parking Map

Click the highlighted areas on the map below for more information.

Parking Plan
Parking The Vale Accessible Parking Walking Directions Train Station

Parking

The Vale

Accessible Parking

A limited number of accessible parking spaces for our guest that need it are available to you. Please contact a member of the team and they will reserve a space in advance for you. If you have any other access requirements or would like any further information please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Please note that The Vale is at least 10 minutes walk up hill from the green parking area shown on the map.

Walking Directions

 

From the Parking area turn onto Waggon Road over the river bridge. Continue over the cross roads to travel up Micklehurst Road, over several speed bumps, past Micklehurst primary school on your left. You might see Mossley Sheet Metal on your right – keep going until the next right turn and we are in the building directly ahead. Look out for our logo. The Vale is approximately 10 minutes walk from the parking area. Accessible parking is available on site for those that need it. Please contact us to reserve an accessible space.

Train Station

Mossley Station Information

Mossley railway station  is on the Huddersfield Line 9.9 miles north-east of Manchester Victoria. There are regular trains from Huddersfiled and Manchester. The Vale is approximately ten to fifteen minutes walk from the station. Please check the train times in advance of travel. 

Station Ticket Office:

Monday-Friday 06:45-14:20
Saturday 07:45-15:00
Sunday Closed

Address: Mossley station, Manchester Road, Mossley, Greater Manchester, OL5 0A
Website: https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/stations/MSL

Accessibility

We are working towards becoming a fully accessible venue. As an old mill, there are many renovations to be made to our venue, so please do get in touch if you have specific accessibility requirements, including parking close to the venue, and we will advise.

At present, our live performance space, toilets, and visual arts studios are accessible, but our older 1st floor mixed-use studio  remains accessible only via a flight of steep stairs.

FAQs

How do I book a ticket?

Easy! Head to ‘What’s on’ and select the event you would like to book. Follow the ‘Get tickets’ link and use the + – symbols to add the number of tickets you would like to book to your cart. Fill in your details and check out. If you have any problems, do get in touch.

What about parking?

General Parking

The Vale has a limited number of parking spaces available. If you are travelling to The Vale for a busy event such as an evening performance or masterclass, we advise that you use alternative methods of transport. This is also better for our environment.  If you do need to drive to The Vale, then please see the parking map above with details of nearby parking spaces. The Vale is a short walk from the nearest space.

Please note that the side roads around The Vale should not be used for visitor parking. Please respect our residential and business neighbours when choosing a parking space.

Accessible Parking

A limited number of accessible parking spaces for our guests that need it are available to you. Please contact a member of the team and they will reserve a space in advance for you. If you have any other access requirements or would like any further information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

You’re running an excellent project and I’d love to be involved. How do I do that?

Each project is likely to have a different way in which you can book your space. Some might require a ticket or some might simply be an email to the project manager. The details should be available under ‘What’s on’, but if you encounter any problems, please do get in touch  We hope you can join us!

How do I become a Friend of The Vale?

We’re so pleased that you would like to become a Friend! Sign up to our mailing list to learn more about Friends of The Vale and how you can join us. We will be announcing our full friends offers and benefits soon.

How do I become a Friendly Volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people and learn new skills. Our Friendly Volunteers are part of The Vale family!

Join our mailing list to learn more about becoming a Friendly Volunteer. New opportunities will be announced soon.

Can I do work experience at The Vale?

We know how important it is for people of all ages to have the opportunity to undertake work experience in sectors and environments about which they are passionate. We have a small team at The Vale, but we will try to accommodate work experience requests where possible. Get in touch to find out how you can get involved.

I’m an artist and I’d love to hire a space at The Vale. Is that possible?

Of course! Come and join our community. Get in touch to find more about what we have to offer and to discuss your requirements.

We’re a local business/community group and we’d love to hold an event at The Vale. Is that possible?

Absolutely! We want to be the go-to place for exciting, creative gatherings. Get in touch to discuss your requirements, we will look forward to hearing from you.

I’d like to perform at The Vale. Is that possible?

We love to hear from artists. Get in touch with links to your work and we’ll keep you in mind for future performance opportunities.

We look forward to seeing you soon!