Nearest Underground/Tube Station:
Covent Garden, Charing Cross and Embankment
Nearest British Rail station:
Access/ How to Get There
The venue is found on Aldwych in London and due to its proximity with Drury Lane and the Strand it is very close to a number of other West End theatres. The Novello and the Theatre Royal Drury Lane are nearby, whilst the Fortune Theatre, the Lyceum Theatre, the Savoy Theatre and the London Opera House are also found within the area. As it is in the centre of London, visitors can also expect to find the usual amenities and attractions.
For those arriving by the London Underground, the nearest tube station takes the form of Covent Garden if they are travelling on the Piccadilly Line or Temple if they are travelling on the Circle Line or the District Line. Embankment is also in relatively close proximity. Meanwhile, for those arriving by train, the nearest railway station takes the form of Charing Cross.
However, there will also be visitors arriving by car or bus and for them there are various ways of getting to the venue. Numerous bus routes operate in the area, bringing audiences to the area easily, whilst car parks (such as an NCP on Parker Street) and meters are found next to the venue.
In terms of disabled access, the Aldwych Theatre contains a disabled toilet near the main foyer on the level of the dress circle. Meanwhile, for wheelchair-bound guests visiting the theatre there are two spaces within the auditorium in Box D (for non-motorised wheelchairs only). In the Dress Circle there is also space next to seat C1 (alternatively guests can transfer from their wheelchair into C1). Access to the venue for disabled visitors can be found through the double EXIT doors found on Drury Lane.
Headsets are available for audiences who are hard-of-hearing, with a total of five neckloops and five headsets in operation. Meanwhile, one guide dog per performance is allowed into the venue, though visitors must take the guide dog to Box D.
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