The Place Charlestown



  • The most convenient parking for the centre is via the Frederick Street car park entrance to Charlestown Square. Parking at Charlestown Square is free for the first 3 hours.
  • Extended free parking can be arranged for people who are participating in functions at The Place for more than 3 hours. Please discuss your parking needs with the staff at The Place when booking your function.

Public Transport & Taxis

  • Bus stops are conveniently located right outside The Place in Frederick Street. Regular bus services are available to and
  • from the majority of Lake Macquarie and Newcastle suburbs, and some Hunter Valley buses have services to Charlestown.
  • Bus timetables for services to and from Charlestown are available at The Place during reception hours.
  • A convenient taxi phone is located inside the Level 2 car park of Charlestown Square, approximately a 200m walk from
  • The Place. After business hours, a taxi zone operates in Pearson St, approximately a 100m walk from The Place.


  • Parking for bicycles is available just outside The Place, adjacent to the bus stops in Frederick Street.