M&S Bank Arena sits along the panoramic waterfront of downtown Liverpool, England. Opened in January 2008, this multipurpose venue has hosted concerts, sporting events and live performances. Some of the great musical acts to perform at the venue include Lionel Richie, Bruno Mars, The Who, Sir Paul McCartney, Dolly Parton, Rod Stewart, Rihanna, Oasis, Bob Dylan, Kiss, The Monkees, Guns ÔN Roses and Beyonce. M&S Bank Arena seating capacity is 11,000, plus another 7,000 in the nearby exhibition center. The arena was briefly the home of the Mersey Tigers of the British Basketball League between 2008 and 2010. It has also been the primary home of British Gymnastics since 2011. Formerly known as the Echo Arena Liverpool, the venue changed its name after M&S Bank bought the naming rights in November 2018. Buy your tickets to all M&S Bank Arena events at StubHub.
How can I reach the M&S Bank Arena by public transportation?
The M&S Bank Arena is served by both train and bus. The Virgin Trains service operates all throughout the region, including a direct line between London and Liverpool. The nearest train stop is the Lime Street station, located several blocks to the east of the arena. The nearby James Street railway station is also served by the Merseyrail Wirral commuter line.
Is there M&S Bank Arena parking onsite?
On-site parking is temporarily located at the Liverpool Waterfront Car Park just off Queen's Wharf to the immediately southeast of the arena. Parking spots are limited and only available on a first-come, first served basis. An additional 3,000 parking spots are located in the Q-Parks a few blocks away from the arena. Car parks are also available in the city centre. Prices may vary based on location. If you are arriving by taxi or car, a convenient drop-off and pickup area is located to the west of the stadium on King's Parade.
Does M&S Bank Arena feature accessible parking and seating?
Accessible parking spaces are available on-site at the Liverpool Waterfront Car Park, as well as throughout downtown Liverpool. The drop-off and pickup area also serves handicapped guests. Once you enter the arena, you can look forward to extra-wide corridors and halls, accessible restrooms and more than 100 accessible seating locations. You can sign up for the arena's personal assistance scheme to make all the necessary arrangements ahead of time at no charge. Service animals are permitted as well.
Does M&S Bank Arena seating have premium areas?
The arena features both boxes and lounges. The VIP boxes come with VIP parking, complimentary drinks, luxurious accommodations, a personal account manager, personalised names on the door and more. The Liverpool Collection Lounge comes with a VIP lounge entrance, a premium menu and luxurious seating. You can purchase either a long-term membership or a single-night-only pass.
What food and drink is available at the venue?
With its catering partner, Centerplate, M&S Bank Arena offers a choice of hot dogs, burgers, noodles, curry, nachos and desserts. Local favourites include the Dockside Burger, featuring mushrooms, tomatoes and onions, and the Super Lamb Burger. A full cocktail menu featuring Mojitos and Martinis is also available.Back to Top