Visiting Our Venues


Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders are located on Burton Street at the rear of the Royal Concert Hall (GPS nearest postcode NG1 4BU) and on Wollaton Street near the Royal Centre tram stop (GPS nearest postcode NG1 5FW).

The closest drop off and pick up point to our venues is the lay-by outside the main entrance of the Royal Concert Hall on South Sherwood Street  (GPS nearest postcode NG1 4BY).

Parking in the lay-by is not permitted and the area is monitored by Nottingham City Council to ensure that vehicles do not utilise the area as general parking.

The nearest car park to our venues is Q-Park on Talbot Street, which is 3-minute walk from our venues (postcode NG1 5GG).

Public Transport

The Royal Centre tram stop is located approximately 50 metres from the main entrance of the Theatre Royal and 150 metres from the main entrance of the Royal Concert Hall. The trams all have low floors with no steps to negotiate and designated wheelchair spaces and priority seats on every tram. Discounts/free travel may be permitted for those carrying concessionary cards – please check with NET for further details.

Wheelchair User Spaces

Wheelchair user spaces are located in the Stalls and the Dress Circle of the Theatre Royal, and in the Stalls and Tier 1 of the Royal Concert Hall. Scooters and large wheelchairs may require two standard size wheelchair spaces. For those wishing to transfer from their wheelchair into an auditorium seat, we recommend booking in the Stalls of both the Theatre Royal and the Royal Concert Hall. Our staff will look after your wheelchair once you have transferred to your seat.

Toilet Facilities

Step-free access toilets in the Royal Concert Hall:
On Level 0 in the Royal Concert Hall we have a Changing Places Toilet facility, specifically designed for customers with more complex access needs. Find out more here
For those seated in the Stalls, we advise using the toilets on Level 1 next to Door A (these include two accessible toilets)
For those seated in Tier 1, we advise using the toilets on Level 3 next to Door C (these include a RADAR key accessible toilet)
For those seated in Tier 2, we advise using the toilets on Level 5 next to Door E

Toilet locations from Royal Concert Hall auditorium

Step-free access toilets in the Theatre Royal:
Step-free access toilets can be found in the Stalls foyer – including an accessible toilet located close to Yarn Bar. On the Upper Circle foyer there is a single RADAR key accessible toilet located next to the bar.
There are also other toilets available in both venues but please be aware that these may not have step-free access.

Toilet locations from Theatre Royal auditorium


Level Access & Lifts

When visiting the Royal Concert Hall, there is level access from South Sherwood Street through the push-button activated doors at the main entrance. During performances, ramped access to the Royal Concert Hall is available from Burton Street.

There is level access to the Theatre Royal through Yarn bar located on South Sherwood Street. Ramped access to the Theatre Royal is on the far left of the main entrance on Theatre Square. This door is push-button activated.

There is a lift in the Theatre Royal that services all levels of the venue. We advise those who require step-free access to book seats in the Stalls, as there are stairs to reach all seating inside the auditorium on the Dress Circle, Upper Circle and Balcony levels.

All levels of the Royal Concert Hall are accessible by lift. There are a small number of stairs to reach seating on Tier 1 and Tier 2.

We’re proud to work with the following organisations to make our venue as accessible as possible during your visit…

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