The Charterhouse, Hull. No public access

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There is street parking in Charterhouse Lane/Sykes Street which is limited to 2 hours. There are wide level pavements/sidewalks making it wheelchair accessible.


Brief Description:

The Charterhouse was once a hospital in 1350, and then a Carthusian monastery from 1377 until 1538. It was rebuilt in 1645 and again in 1780. It is a Grade I Listed Building which is now an almshouse containing one and two bedroom flats, a hall for social activities, a laundry room, a hair dressing salon and a chapel which residents attend on Sundays.

Further Information



Charterhouse Lane, Hull HU2 8AF


Via contact page on website:


01482 320026


Opening Hours:

No public access. They have hosted a Heritage Open day where the Chapel and Gardens were open to the public.


From Beverley via A1079 (12.8m). Head northeast on Newbegin toward Lairgate/A164. Turn left onto Lairgate/A164. Turn left onto York Rd/A1174 and continue to follow for 1.7miles. Follow A1079 and A1033 to Ferry Ln/A1165 in Hull for 9 miles. Take Bank Side, Wincolmlee, Cumberland Street and Wincolmlee to Charterhouse Lane.


From Barton Upon Humber via A63 (11.8m). (This route has tolls). Get on Humber Bridge/A15 from Ferriby Road/A1011. Follow A15 and A63 to Wincolmlee in Hull for 10.2 miles. Continue on Wincolmlee. Drive to Charterhouse Lane. 

OS TA100293 


The nearest railway station is Hull. Regular bus routes run throughout the city, and there is also a park and ride service into the city which runs every 10 minutes.  For more travel information go to or call 0871 200 22 33. 


The Charterhouse is close to several attractions including hotels, bars and restaurants, with the Hull Maritime Museum and Princes Quay Shopping Centre nearby. There is also a Tourist Information Centre at Queen Victoria Square.