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25 Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE

Phone: 0845 330 3501


About Tramway

Tramway is an international art-space which commissions, produces and presents contemporary arts projects. Our vision is to inspire and add to our understanding of today's world by connecting audiences and artists. Tramway is a space where you are welcomed to witness, engage, experience, participate, to be challenged and to learn. . .

Hours and admissions

Admission to the Tramway building​ is free.
The building is open later than specified times on performance evenings.

Christmas Opening Hours

CLOSED                Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day (24, 25 and 26 Dec)
Open 9am-6pm    Sun 27 - Wed 30 Dec
CLOSED                Hogmanay (31 Dec) New Year's Day (1 Jan) and Sat 2 Jan
Open 9am-6pm    Sun 3 & Mon 4 Jan

Turner Prize Exhibition opening times

Monday - Wednesday: 10am - 6pm
Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Friday - Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Box Office openi​ng times

Monday: 10am - 8pm (Phone bookings only)
Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: 12 noon - 5pm

Building opening times

(Please note these are not the exhibition opening times - see above)

Monday - Saturday: 9am - 8pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Online booking

You can purchase tickets online up to a day before the performance. Find the event you want on this website and use the booking link on that page.

Please note that online bookings are subject to a £1 transaction fee.​

Seeing a show? Please don't be late!

The majority of Tramway's performances operate a strict no latecomers policy so please allow yourself plenty of time to get to the venue and collect your tickets… we wouldn't want you to miss the show.

Getting here

Travel by Car
There is no car parking at Tramway. Visitors who intend to drive here are recommended to park at the Shields Road Subway Car Park. Walking distance to Tramway is just under a mile.

Travel by Rail
Tramway is serviced by the Scotrail Station at Pollokshields East. Trains run there from Glasgow's Central Station over a 5 minute journey. There are 4 trains an hour Monday to Saturday and 3 trains per hour on a Sunday. Visit for details.

Travel by Bus
First Bus run services to Pollokshaws Road adjacent to Tramway from Union Street in Glasgow's city centre. Visitors should board any of the undernoted bus numbers which run every 10 minutes:
3, 38, 57, 57A. Visit for details

Travel by Taxi
Glasgow Taxis (TOA) are familiar with the venue and visitors should call 0141 429 7070 to make a booking.

Travel by Underground
Tramway is serviced by 2 SPT Underground stations; Bridge Street Subway and Shields Road Subway. The distance is just under a mile.
Visit for details. 

At Tramway


There is level access to all Tramway spaces and bar, with lift access to the upper spaces.

Tramway 1 is fitted with an infra-red system. These can be used for audio described performances and to amplify sound. Please ask at reception if you would like to use this equipment.

Tramway 4 and the Box Office have a hard wire loop system, please set your hearing aid to 'T'.

Assistance dogs are also welcome at Tramway. If you require a large print brochure please contact the box office. Accessible toilets are available on all three public access levels and come equipped with handrails and emergency pull cords. Please contact Tramway prior to your visit if you have any additional requirements.

Individual exhibitions and events may have specific access arrangements, please check the event pages for more details.


Tramway consists of two theatre spaces, two visual arts exhibitions spaces, upstairs participation studio, upper foyer exhibition space, and Café Bar. Tramway is also closely connected to a number of partner organisations. It adjoins The Hidden Gardens to the South of the building and Scottish Ballet Headquarters to the East. Upstairs we host the Visual Arts Studio and The Work Room, Scotland's independent dance atelier. Find out about Our Spaces at Tramway. Also find out more about the Cafe Bar, The Hidden GardensVisual Arts Studio and The Work Room.


We have Wi-Fi available in our cafe.

Toilet Facilities

There are male and female toilets on all three public levels. An accessible toilet for wheelchair users is also available on each level.

Visiting with a family?

  • Tramway is an accessible and family friendly venue.
  • Baby changing facilities are available on the ground floor.
  • Children under 12 must be supervised at all times.
  • Some visual arts exhibitions and events are not suitable for young audiences.
  • Please check the age suitability before booking, or contact us if you are unsure.
  • Our Café Bar offers a child-friendly menu as well as adult options. High chairs are available. Please visit the Cafe Bar page for more information.

Cameras and recording

It is our policy that no unauthorized recordings or photographs are made of our programme of exhibitions and events. If you wish to take photographs or recordings for educational or other non-commercial projects please contact us and we can discuss this on an individual basis.

Smoking Policy

In line with Scottish legislation Tramway is a no smoking venue.

Working at Tramway

For café bar enquiries please send your CV and covering letter to

For volunteering opportunities please contact

All other vacancies are advertised on the vacancies section at the Glasgow Life website

Want More?

Our Spaces and About Tramway.