Training venues

This page lists venues that we use for our training courses.

Our NEW main training venue from 1 January 2018 is at Manningham Mills (apart from first aid courses)

Manningham Mills Community Centre – Equality Direct

Lilycroft Rd, Bradford BD9 5BD

Please enter the building using the front entrance facing the Police Station. There is a FREE car park at the side of Manningham Mills and also some street parking.  Go to reception and sign in and they will direct you to the Training room.

Note: Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided however in order to keep costs down we are unable to provide lunch. You are welcome to bring your own or there are some takeaway shops in the vicinity.

Please allow enough time to arrive at the training venue before the course starts. If you are not familiar with the venue please check your route beforehand to ensure you know where you are going and have allowed enough time.

For information on public transport visit West Yorkshire Metro Journey Planner. Check parking location and costs on Parkopedia

Please note that the car park has recently installed a parking meter.  The charges are £1 for 4 hours or £2 for all day – ensure you have some change for the meter.  There is still some Free parking on the side street but a parking spot cannot be guaranteed.

Check your travel and parking arrangements before you set off. Directions to the venue can be found at

This venue is fully accessible. To discuss your individual access needs, please get in touch with the training team email or telephone 07419 133797.

We would love to hear any feedback from you regarding our new venue so please complete the evaluation forms ater the training with this in mind.

Community Action, Bradford Office

Voluntary Services Centre, Mabel Booth Room, 19-25 Sunbridge Road
Bradford, BD1 2AY

We are based at 25 Sunbridge Road in Bradford City Centre, 5 minutes from the Interchange and 10 minutes walk from Forster Square Station. Community Payroll and Accounts are on the ground floor of our building and our entrance is the second doorway below Tesco Metro.

Press the CVS/Community Action buzzer for entry to the training room on the first floor. The ground floor front entrance on Sunbridge Road has 3 steps to the lift or stairs to all floors.

A level entrance is at the back of the building on Aldermanbury  (behind Centenary Square pubs and restaurants) where you can enter via the basement level and use the lift to all other floors.

Please note that we not have on-site car parking although there are a number of city centre car parks nearby.

First Aid courses at Bradford University

Check your confirmation details to find out which University venue your course will be held in.

Parking is very limited on campus so arrival by public transport is advised.

  • Re-centre, The Bright Building, Richmond Road BD7 1DP – No 17 on the Campus Map
  • Unique Fitness, Great Horton Road BD7 1DP – No 12 on the Campus Map

If you need a disabled parking bay permit please email at least a week in advance so that make arrangements.

Central Hall, Community Action, Keighley Office

Alice Street
BD21 3JD

The Kirkgate Centre

39a Kirkgate

Shipley, BD18 3EH

Tel: 01274 580186

By train
From Shipley Station head for the 1960s town centre clock which should visible.
From the clock continue up the main road (Kirkgate) a few hundred yards to the Kirkgate Centre, an old Victorian school building opposite the Town Hall.

By Bus
Most buses to Shipley stop in or near the market square.
Head towards the 1960s town clock.
From the clock go up the main road (Kirkgate) a few hundred yards up to the Kirkgate Centre, an old Victorian school building opposite the Town Hall.


Safety First Community Training Centre

11 Edward Street
off Wakefield Road

This page lists venues that we use for our training courses.

To find more training venues run by other local voluntary and community organisations, search the DIVA Bradford directory. Charities and other not-for-profit groups can advertise their venues on the DIVA Bradford directory if they work in Bradford district.