Getting to the Aegon Manchester Trophy | Tennis in Britain

Getting to the Aegon Manchester Trophy

The Aegon Manchester Trophy is staged at the historic Northern Lawn Tennis Club in West Didsbury, a suburb south of Manchester city centre.

Ticket holders can enjoy free travel on the day of their ticket, on the Metrolink tram network, with the West Didsbury stop next door to the club. See below for details on how to get to the venue.

Venue Address

The Northern Lawn Tennis Club, Palatine Road, Manchester M20 3YA

By Tram

The Northern Lawn Tennis Club has a Metrolink stop (West Didsbury) next door to the club, with easy access from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Airport, and the Park & Ride two stops away at East Didsbury.

With ticket holders being able to use the tram FREE of charge, on production of a valid ticket for the tennis, we strongly recommend this as a mode of transport to the tournament.

For more information, please visit the Manchester Metrolink network website.

By Bus

Greater Manchester has an extensive bus network operated by different commercial bus companies. The individual operators will always have the latest information about your service.

Local bus routes 43, 143, and X41 from Manchester City Centre, stop on Palatine Road, close to the club.

Plan your journey through the Transport for Greater Manchester website.

By car

There is no parking available on site, except for blue badge holders.

For directions to East Didsbury Metrolink Park & Ride stop. Only two stops away from the venue, post code M20 5NP:

From M56: Exit at junction 1, and take the A34 (City Centre/Didsbury). The East Didsbury stop is just under 2 miles from junction 1.

From M60 anti-clockwise: As the M60 merges with the M56, exit at junction 1 of the M56, then see above.

From M60 clockwise: Exit at junction 1, taking the A5145 (Stockport West), then at the next roundabout take the third exit marked A5145 (Didsbury). The East Didsbury Park & Ride is located just over 2 miles, at the cross roads with the A34.

For directions to the Nothern Lawn Tennis Club, Palatine Rd, Manchester M20 3YA:

From M56: Leave M56 at Junction 3a onto A5103 (signposted Manchester City Centre). At traffic lights turn right onto A5145, signposted Didsbury, then left onto Palatine Road (B5167).

From M60 anti-clockwise & clockwise: Leave M60 at Junction 5 onto A5103 (signposted Manchester City Centre). At traffic lights turn right onto A5145, signposted Didsbury, then left onto Palatine Road (B5167). There is no parking on site, except for blue badge holders.

By train

Manchester is well served by trains with main line stations at Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road, and Manchester Victoria.

Piccadilly and Victoria have Metrolink stops, whilst Deansgate-Castlefield is a short walk from Oxford Road, to take the Metrolink to West Didsbury.

The nearest station is East Didsbury, just a quick hop on the tram away from the Club.

By air

Manchester Airport is approximately 6 miles from the venue, and is served by a Metrolink service, changing at St Werbergh’s Road, for West Disdsbury.

Other transport options to consider

Depending on your journey, active travel may offer the best options for you.

Cycling is a quick and easy way to get around, with a network of cycleways, dedicated lanes, paths and routes providing links across Greater Manchester.

Find more information about cycle parking and routes through the Transport for Greater Manchester website.

Walking is free, kind to the environment and good for your physical health and mental wellbeing.

Plan your walking route now.