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Trafalgar Studios

Venue Accessibility Profile (last updated: 15 December 2016, 21:02)

Address Details

Name Trafalgar Studios
Address 14 Whitehall
Borough Westminster
County London
Post Code SW1A 2DY

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Within the congestion charging zone? Yes
Access summary Situated close to Trafalgar Square, Trafalgar Studios provides good access facilities for patrons. The main entrance is located on Whitehall and is step-free from the street, with wheelchair accessible lifts to take patrons to the theatres and transfers available.

Further Details

Type of venue Theatre
General information Trafalgar Studios is a West End venue that features Studio 1, with 380 seats, and Studio 2, with 100 seats. Both are accessible.
Venue leaflet available No
Accessibility guide available No
Accessible performance space available Yes

Contact Information

Box Office No. 0844 871 7632
Switchboard/Enquiry Line No 0844 871 7627

Getting To

Nearest BR station and approximate distance (metres) Charing Cross Station
Nearest tube station and approximate distance (metres) Charing Cross
Bus information 3, 159, N3, N109


On-site parking availability No
Designated disabled bays No
Off site parking? 24 hour Q Park in Trafalgar Square (SW1A 2TS)
Best place to drop off passengers A drop-off point is located outside of the theatre.
Taxi services Black Cab

Main Entrance

Level Access Yes
Handrails None
Door Type Double
Door Opening Inward
Further Entrance Notes There are two sets of glass double doors which are held open by Ushers before the show. The main entrance leads to the theatre foyer and Box Office.

Access Inside

Venue is all on one level No
Venue has unavoidable steps No
Number of steps between each floor Stalls are accessible via 15+ steps from the main foyer.
Are the steps highlighted? Yes
Are there any handrails? Two side
Floors served by lift The Stalls can alternatively be reached via a lift, which is step-free from the main foyer, followed by a stair lift.
Type(s) of lift Public
Location of accessible fire exits and refuges Entrances and exits are located at the front and rear of the theatre, on either sides of the auditorium.

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible screens/areas Stalls
Accessibility restrictions Companions are advisory for those who wish to transfer into fixed seating.

Wheelchair and Scooter Users

Location of storage for wheelchairs/scooters Staff are able to store up to 3 wheelchairs per performance.
Floor surfaces Carpeted

Limited Mobility

Staff will assist Enquire

Facilities for Hearing Impaired

Induction loop available Yes
Infra-red system available Yes
Locations of induction loops / infra red systems Infrared hearing loops work in rows B-G.
Details of Captioned/Subtitled/Signed screenings Call the Box Office for further information.
Details of signed events Call the Box Office for further information.
Other services for hearing impaired Headsets are available to amplify the sound through earpieces.

Services for Visually Impaired

Guide Dogs

Are guide dogs welcome? Yes
Guide dogs can remain with owner Yes, or staff are able to look after them for the duration of the performance.


Availability Restaurant:
Location Bars are available level with each studio.
Accessibility Steps are required to reach the bars, with lifts available for access patrons.
Are there unavoidable steps? No
Can carrying assistance be provided? No
Refreshments service offered
Movable seating available? No
Low-level counter available? No


Location Level with the Box Office and main foyer.
Wheelchair accessible Yes
Staff will assist If required

Toilets and Phones

Adapted toilets Male:
Unisex: Yes
Location of toilets On the lower ground floor.
Unavoidable steps to one or more of the above No
Further details An adapted unisex toilet can be reached via lift.

Seating, Concessions and Activities

Seating bookable Yes
Reserved seats Yes
Available concessions All disabled people


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