New lift in Royal Festival HallClick the links in the menu for access information on the individual venues.
For information on step-free access to Southbank Centre, see our photo access maps.
You can also see a listing of Audio-Described, BSL Interpreted, Speech-to-Text and Captioned performances.

Travel to Southbank Centre
Please note that the Hayward Gallery Car Park is closed from Tuesday 5 May – Sunday 17 May while major work takes place to install our summer exhibition. The only parking available will be at the Hungerford Bridge Car Park, and consequently space will be very limited.

We encourage travel by public transport during this period. Alternative parking is available nearby at the National Theatre Car Park and Coin Street underground car park, subject to charges.

Parking for Blue Badge holders
From Tuesday 5 May – Sunday 17 May the National Theatre have kindly agreed to offer free parking to Southbank Centre visitors who have a Blue Badge. Visitors should take their badge and car park ticket to the Southbank Centre Ticket Offices at Royal Festival Hall​ (10am – 11pm​) or at Queen Elizabeth Hall ​(evenings only) ​for validation prior to leaving.​​

​The ​National Theatre Car Park can be accessed from Upper Ground​, 7am – 1am.

General information
Please contact the Access Line to request this information in an alternative format:
Tel: 0844 875 0073 (select option 2)
Fax: 020 7921 0607

Access List Scheme
The Access List Scheme may entitle you to purchase tickets at concessionary prices. Find out more

Assistance during your visit
Please contact 0844 875 0073 (select option 2) if you require additional assistance during you visit or further information.

Events leaflet
Southbank Centre's monthly diary is available online in audio format (mp3). To request an alternative format of publicity on forthcoming events, please contact the Ticket Office on 0844 875 0073 (select option 2).

We have a number of wheelchairs for visitors to use, subject to availability from the Artist's Entrance. Please request one on arrival.

We welcome comments and suggestions from patrons, please write to:
The Chief Executive's Office
Southbank Centre
London SE1 8XX.

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