The Arena and Convention Centre is the centrepiece of the city's European Capital of Culture regeneration on the famous King's Waterfront comprises: an arena with 10,600 seat capacity; a convention centre with a 1,350 seat auditorium; and a 7,000sqm exhibition space. Wilkinson Eyre Architects' design for ACC Liverpool incorporates the building's varied functions in a single form, creating a contemporary landmark on Liverpool's historic waterfront. Chris Wilkinson commented: 'As the centrepiece of the Liverpool's European Capital of Culture celebrations and a landmark music, sports and events venue, we had to create a new active destination for the city.'
How to get there?
From the South - Virgin Rail operate hourly direct services to Liverpool Lime Street (London to Liverpool approx. 2.5 hours).
From the North - Virgin Rail to Wigan North Western, Local train to Liverpool Lime Street.
ACC Liverpool is a 15 minute walk from Lime Street, a short taxi ride, you can take a Merseyrail train to James Street or catch the Route S1 bus directly to ACC Liverpool.