Thornton Road, Bradford, BD13 3LD


01274 834747

Visit Us

South Square, Thornton Road, Bradford, BD13 3LD

The centre can be accessed via public transport from Bradford City Centre. 

Due to the unique nature of our heritage building the centre has limited accessibility for wheelchairs users. Most community spaces including the café and gallery spaces are accessible. Please ring ahead for more information.

South Square Centre’s privacy notice can be viewed here.

Opening Times

Gallery Opening Hours

Wednesday – Sundays 10.30am-3pm

** Exhibitions will close on Sunday 19th December 2021. The main gallery will reopen for Doug Binders exhibition on 4th February 2022.

Plenty At The Square

Call 01274 832752 to book

Normal Opening Hours

Tuesdays to Sundays 9.30am – 3.30pm

The Watchmaker

The Watchmaker reopens 19th January 2021

Normal Opening Hours

Monday & Tuesday – CLOSED
Wednesday and Thursday – 4pm-9pm
Friday – 4pm-10pm
Saturday – 3pm-10pm
Sunday – 3pm-8pm

Our baby changing facilities are currently out of use whilst we renovate our toilets. A new family baby changing unit will be installed and open in March 2022. 



Rushworth’s Fine Art Framers

Tuesday – Friday 9am-5pm

Saturday 9am-12noon

Thornton Antiquarian Societies Archive

*Accessing the archive is currently by appointment only. Please email to or call 01274 834747 to make an appointment. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings are generally possible for archive volunteers but best to book in advance to ensure access to this amazing collection of local historical artefacts.  

** Opening Times Updated 15 Jan 2021.