Your Visit


The Plowright Theatre is in the centre of Scunthorpe, close to the bus and train station and with plenty of car parking in the vicinity.

For Sat Nav purposes, the venue address is: The Plowright Theatre, Laneham Street, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN15 6JP.

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How to get there by Car or Coach

The Plowright Theatre is only a 10 minute drive from the M181/M180 and just 20 minutes from the M18. Leave the M180 at J3 signposted M181 for Scunthorpe. Travel two miles along the M181 until you reach a roundabout at the junction of the A1077 and A18. Take your third exit at this junction and remain in the right hand lane to go straight on. You will pass retail parks on the left and right before reaching another roundabout. Take the second exit (straight on) and head up the hill. Travel straight along Doncaster Road for approximately one mile until you reach the junction with Henderson Avenue. Our sister venue The Baths Hall is on the right hand side. Continue until you reach a crossroads. Turn right along Oswald Road and then first left. Take the second left and The Plowright Theatre is on the left hand side, just after the Magistrate's Court.

Public Transport

Scunthorpe Bus Station is a 10 minute walk from The Plowright Theatre. However, there is a bus stop close by on Mary Street. For further details about bus travel in Scunthorpe click here.

The Plowright Theatre is a 2 minute walk away from Scunthorpe train station. Scunthorpe is on the main East Coast line and has direct links to Grimsby, Doncaster, Sheffield and Manchester on an hourly basis. For train times visit the National Rail website here.

Car Parking

If travelling by car, please allow plenty of time for your journey. For satellite navigation, the venue’s postcode is DN15 6JP. There are over 700 car parking spaces in council-owned car parks within a 10 minute walk of the theatre. A list of all car parks can be found on North Lincolnshire Council's website here. North Lincolnshire Council car parks are currently free to park for the first two hours and then again after 6pm. There is no on-site car parking at The Plowright Theatre.


Taxis can pick up right outside the venue before and after events. There are also taxi ranks a short walk from the venue on the High Street.

Disabled Car Parking

There is no designated on-site disabled parking at The Plowright Theatre.

Visiting With Children

The Plowright Theatre welcomes families with small children to family-friendly concerts and events, and for these events family tickets or discounts for children are usually available. For more information about the full range of family-friendly concerts and events at the Theatre, please see the What's On listings. Please note that anyone who has to leave the theatre during a performance may not be able to re-enter except at the interval. For all performances, under 14s must be accompanied by an adult (18+). Where an event has a specific age restriction (eg over 18s only) then this regulation takes precedence. If you are unsure about the suitability of a concert for children, or need any further information about family visits to the Theatre, please ask when booking your tickets.

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