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Location and Travel

Middlesbrough Mela takes place in Albert Park which is situated off Linthorpe Road.

Albert Park
Tees Valley

Once known as the Infant Hercules of the UK and for its steel that built world, Middlesbrough was famed for its industry of the 1900s and remains a place of innovation and creativity that stands proud and strong.

Today Middlesbrough has a thriving independent and cultural scene with festivals, historical venues, theatres and contemporary art galleries, there is so much more to enjoy and do while visiting the Mela.

Middlesbrough is growing with investment to build a modern cityscape set against the stunning backdrop of the Cleveland Hills within the Tees Valley.

For information on places to stay and things to do please visit

Getting There

The nearest train station is Middlesbrough Station. Exit onto Albert Road and walk towards the town centre and University. Turn right on to Borough Road then left along Linthorpe Road.

Frequent buses from the town centre travel along Linthorpe Road and stop at the Dorman Museum by Albert Park. For buses and times please visit

We welcome visitors to cycle to the event however they will not be permitted to cycle within the event space. Albert Park has limited bike rails located at the visitor centre, the main entrance and at the Dorman Museum by Linthorpe Road.

From the A66 or A19 head for Middlesbrough Town Centre, continue to Marton Road and follow signs to Albert Park. There is limited public parking available on Park Vale Road.