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Camden Centre

Venue Accessibility Profile (last updated: 7 December 2007, 17:10)

Address Details

Name Camden Centre
Address Town Hall (entrance Bidborough Street)
Borough Camden
Town/City London
Post Code WC1H 9JE

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Within the congestion charging zone? Yes
Access summary Good access for wheelchair users. Some services and facilities for hearing impaired people. Few services or facilities for visually impaired people.

Further Details

Type of venue Music, Conference, Meetings, Private Functions, Theatre
Further keywords Music, Community, Performances, Shows
General information This is a community hall part of Camden Town Hall hosting a very diverse range of events.
The layout of the hall and the services can vary depending on the event and promoter.
Venue leaflet available Yes
Accessible meeting room available No
Accessible performance space available Yes

Contact Information

Box Office No. 0207 974 5633
Fax 020 7974 6433

Getting To

Nearest BR station and approximate distance (metres) Kings Cross, Euston
Nearest tube station and approximate distance (metres) King's Cross St. Pancras


On-site parking availability No
Designated disabled bays Yes
Number of disabled bays 2
Off site parking? The designated parking is in Bidborough Street. The area is a residential one with single yellow lines.
Taxi services Taxi rank in Kings Cross Station.

Main Entrance

Ramp Length Medium
Ramp Gradient Regulatory
Ramp Type Fixed
Steps to Main Entrance 2
Handrails One Side
Door Type Double
Door Opening Outward
Further Entrance Notes There is another entrance only used for late night events in Euston Road. One step up to double doors opening out. On entry there are 6 steps up to the hall.

Access Inside

Number of steps between each floor 17 steps down to toilets. 7 steps with a stair lift up to small hall.
Are the steps highlighted? Yes
Are there any handrails? Two side
Floors served by lift A stair lift gives access to the stage and back stage area, and to small hall.
Type(s) of lift Stair
Location of accessible fire exits and refuges Emergency egress through Bidborough Street entrance.

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible screens/areas Most areas
Wheelchair inaccessible screens/areas Non-accessible areas are the balconies.

Wheelchair and Scooter Users

Floor surfaces Wood

Facilities for Hearing Impaired

Induction loop available Yes
Locations of induction loops / infra red systems Loop system in the main hall. One can be arranged for the small hall - on demand only.
Details of Captioned/Subtitled/Signed screenings Sign language interpreters can be used, depending on the event.

Services for Visually Impaired

Information Formats

Braille No
Large print No
Tape No
Guidance No

Guide Dogs

Are guide dogs welcome? Yes
Guide dogs can remain with owner Yes
Restrictions No


Availability Restaurant:
Location Small Hall. No permanent facility in the main hall.
Movable seating available? Yes

Toilets and Phones

Adapted toilets Male:
Unisex: Yes
Location of toilets Next to the entrance to the small hall.
Public telephone available Yes
Public telephone accepts... Cash or Cards
Location of public telephones Next to the entrance to the small hall.
Use of private phone available if necessary Yes

Seating, Concessions and Activities

Seating bookable Yes
Reserved seats Yes


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