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The Guildhall

Map of the Guildhall

Market Square
Cambridge CB2 3QJ

Opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday: 9am to 5pm
  • Friday: 9am to 4.30pm

Kiosk available to take payments.

Telephone our customer service centre.


There are three entrances to the Guildhall.

From the front entrance on Market Square there are four steps up to the ground floor. The door can be opened by pressing a button. The main reception is straight ahead.

The side entrance from Peas Hill has a level entrance with two sets of doors. The first door is fully automatic and the second can be opened by pushing a button. Turn left to go to reception. There is also a lift by this entrance.

The side entrance from Guildhall Street has automatic doors opening to five steps that lead to the ground floor. Turn right to go to reception.

Direction signs indicating the main public access routes within the Guildhall are printed in Braille and tactile lettering.


The Grand Arcade car park is the nearest car park to the Guildhall.

There are also four Blue Badge parking spaces in Peas Hill and two in Guildhall Street. Blue Badge holders can park in pay and display, residents' spaces or disabled spaces free of charge.


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