New lift in Royal Festival HallClick the links in the menu for access information about the individual venues.

For information on step-free access to Southbank Centre, download our access map here or pick one up from Level 2 of Royal Festival Hall. 

You can also view photo routes for step-free access to and around Southbank Centre here.

Hearing enhancement equipment can be collected at the Royal Festival Hall ticket desk for any events in the Royal Festival Hall, Level 5 Function Room and the Clore Ballroom. Temporary hearing loops can be provided for other areas on request. Please email for more information.

See listings of all Audio-Described, BSL Interpreted, Speech-to-Text and Captioned performances at Southbank Centre.

London Literature Festival 2016 features a range of assisted events for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing, including BSL-interpreted and Speech-to-Text-transcribed talks, readings and panel discussions.

Southbank Centre has two car parks operated on our behalf by CP Plus Limited:

  • Southbank Centre Car Park – Hayward Gallery
  • Southbank Centre Car Park – Hungerford Bridge

Please note that many of the spaces in the Hayward Gallery Car Park are for Blue Badge Holders only.

From 21 September changes will take place to our parking. Please see our Parking page for details.

General information
Please contact the Access Line for further information about access at Southbank Centre or if you require additional assistance during your visit:
Tel: 020 7960 4200 (select option 2)
Fax: 020 7921 0607

Access List Scheme

Join our access list to book companion tickets, arrange specific seating requirements, receive information on accessible performances and request publications in alternative formats. Find out more

Monthly diary
Southbank Centre's monthly diary is available online in audio format (mp3) and in large print format. To request publications in alternative formats, please contact the Access Line on 020 7960 4200 (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.