Shena Simon Campus

Shena Simon Campus is a vibrant sixth form centre in the heart of Manchester. The campus offers a full range of A levels and is well known for its excellent performing arts and music courses. It has industry-standard media facilities and two theatres.

Performances at the Waterside Theatre and Sackville Theatre are open to the public.

  • Shena Simon Campus is located in the heart of the city centre, adjacent to Manchester’s Gay Village! Market Street is also a short walk away, Manchester’s busiest shopping street, home to Primark and Debenhams. The Northern Quarter is nearby, a neighbourhood of relatively bohemian culture with a mix of vintage and creative industries. One thing is for sure, you’ll never go hungry with a plethora of coffee shops and delis nearby when you’re feeling peckish.

    Whitworth Gardens, also known as Sackville Park, is a leafy urban oasis next to the campus.Transport links are abundant as the campus is situated near Piccadilly, Manchester’s main transport hub, where you can travel all across the country.

    Did you know?
    The statue of Alan Turing in Sackville Park has the inscription ‘IEKYF ROMSI ADXUO KVKZC GUBJ’ which is ‘Founder of Computer Science’ as it would be encoded by an Enigma machine.

  • Bus routes
    Shena Simon Campus is close to the Piccadilly bus station, so can be reached from all bus routes into the city centre.

    Shena Simon Campus is close to the Piccadilly Gardens Metrolink (tram) stop.

    Oxford Road and Piccadilly train stations are a few minutes' walk from the campus.

  • Parking is very limited but there is an NCP car park nearby and several pay and display parking bays.

Useful Info

Shena Simon Campus
Whitworth Street
M1 3HB

Opening times

Reception opening times


Monday to Friday: 7.00am-6.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10.00am-4.00pm