Sharing our passion for gardening is a key charitable aim and we want to give as many people as possible the opportunity to enjoy our inspirational Flower Shows. This guide will help you plan your day. Please also speak to our friendly Visitor Information staff and Stewards at the show for any further help and advice.

Use of personal mobility vehicles

Visitors are welcome to bring their own mobility scooters but should be mindful of uneven surfaces in Depot Mayfield e.g. small dents/drains so scooters shouldn't be driven at speed.

Please note there won’t be facilities to charge scooters so please ensure scooters are fully charged before your visit. There also won’t be anywhere to store personal mobility scooters.

Wheelchair and mobility scooter hire

Wheelchairs and mobility scooters are not available to hire at RHS Urban Show. Visitors are welcome to bring their own personal mobility scooters or wheelchairs to help them get around.


Toilets are located outside in the North of Depot Mayfield.
Accessible toilets are available.

Access to Showground
The show is at ground level at Depot Mayfield. There is one raised area with ramp access. Visitors should be mindful of uneven surfaces and wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

There is fast track entry for visitors with access requirements who are unable to queue.

Accessible ticket bookings

While the RHS is not able to provide carers, entry is provided for one carer free of charge accompanying those visitors whose disability necessitates their support. This ticket must be requested at the time of ticket purchase.

For disabled bookings requiring a carer ticket please register for an Access card to book online. Please ensure that your Access card is linked to your Ticket Factory account. Alternatively, call 0800 640 5001 to book.

Assistance Dogs
Assistance dogs are welcome in all areas.


There is no parking at the venue. Please check Manchester City Council website for parking information.


Our Address
Depot Mayfield
Baring Street
M1 2PY


Opening times

Opening Times
Show times (Thursday 18 – Sunday 21 April 2024)
Morning session (Thursday - Saturday)
10am – 2.30pm
Afternoon session (Thursday - Saturday)
2.30pm – 7pm
10am – 5.30pm 

  • Afternoon visitors will not be able to enter before 2.30pm.  
  • Morning visitors are expected to leave by 2.30. Please bear this in mind when deciding when to arrive.  
  • There may be a short wait while morning visitors leave the show

Contact us

For more information about the RHS Urban Show email the shows customer care team.

For further information regarding the Depot Mayfield venue, email the Depot information team.

Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.