Belfast City Hall
Belfast City Hall is Belfast City Council's civic building. It is in Donegall Square, in the heart of Belfast city centre. It first opened its doors on 1 August 1906.
Last updated: Friday 28 May 2021
Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), there are no public tours or functions in City Hall. The exhibition is closed. There is no confirmed reopening date. This is being kept under review and updates will be published on this website and our social media channels.
City Hall building remains closed to the public except for the Registration Office which is operating an appointment only service. Find out about registering births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships. Access to the building is by the rear entrance on Donegall Square South.
The Bobbin Coffee Shop is closed. Our Changing Places facility is open Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm.
City Hall grounds
City Hall grounds are open, including access to the Garden of Remembrance.
|City Hall grounds
||Winter (1 October - 31 May)
||7am - 7pm
|Summer (1 May - 30 September)
||7am - 9pm
Access is by the rear entrance on Donegall Square South.
|Monday to Thursday
||9.30am - 4.15pm
||9.30am - 3.45pm
|Changing Places facility
||Monday to Friday
||9am - 5pm
Belfast City Hall is in Donegall Square.
Belfast City Hall
Translink operate regular train services to and from Belfast City Centre. For up-to-date information on timetables please visit www.translink.co.uk. Lanyon Place Station and Great Victoria Street Station are both within walking distance to City Hall.
Translink operate transport services to Belfast City Centre. For up-to-date information on timetables please visit www.translink.co.uk
George Best Belfast City Airport is a 10 - 15 minute drive to City Hall, with regular bus links and taxi or car hire available at the airport. For full details visit www.belfastcityairport.com.
Belfast International Airport is a 20-30 minute drive to City Hall with regular bus links and taxi or car hire available at the airport. For full details visit www.belfastairport.com.
Changing Places facility
City Hall has a Changing Places facility. The facility is available to the public. It's open from 9am until 5pm, Monday to Friday. For access, you should ask security staff at the back gate of City Hall.
Equipment in the Changing Places facility:
- height-adjustable adult sized changing bench
- centrally placed toilet with space either side
- accessible shower
- non-slip floor
- privacy screen
City Hall bye-laws