A summary of wheelchair accessibility at each regional ATG venue is provided in the tables below. Accessibility does vary by venue, and we publish detailed information about each theatre's wheelchair positions, accessible toilets, lift services and general accessibility on each theatre's venue page on this website.

For venues in London please read our West End venues article.

To view this information, select 'Venues' at the top of our website, choose the venue you'd like to visit, and then scroll down to 'About' for accessibility, contact and travel details. 

 

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You may also be interested in our Euan’s Guide and AccessAble entries.

We offer At Seat Service in all venues for Access patrons. Please either order by scanning a QR code in the venue or by letting a member of staff know when you arrive that you require this service. Please note that our Front of House services are now cashless. Each venue also has an Access Champion who can answer any accessibility queries you may have; please Submit a Request.

 

UK Regional Theatres:

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Aylesbury – Norman Bragg Studio

Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Theatre Royal Brighton

Bristol Hippodrome

Edinburgh Playhouse

Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall

Kings Theatre Glasgow

Theatre Royal Glasgow

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Manchester Opera House

Manchester Palace Theatre

Milton Keynes Theatre

New Theatre Oxford

Richmond Theatre

Stockton Globe

Regent Theatre, Stoke on Trent

Victoria Hall, Stoke on Trent

Sunderland Empire

Swansea Arena

Princess Theatre, Torquay

New Wimbledon Theatre (Main Space)

New Wimbledon Studio

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking

Grand Opera House, York

 

Aylesbury Waterside

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

6 positions in stalls 2 positions in Circle 1 

Stalls: Seats R2&3, R5&6, R8&9, R21&22, R24&25, R27&28 100cm width x 120cm length.

Circle 1: Seats G23&24, G25&26 110cm width x 200cm length The dimensions of our lift are 125cm width x 175cm length

Stalls Slips A & B. Any seat in Stalls Row R. Circle 1 Row G end seats.

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Aylesbury – Norman Bragg Studio

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

4 positions in the Studio, which is on floor 3.

Seat numbers: BB 5-6, 7-8, 11-12 & 13-14. 95cm width; no barrier in front but please note the dimensions of our lift are 125cm x 175cm.

For occasional events the seats above may change to the same seat numbers in row AA.

The remaining seats in Row BB (or AA where available) are suitable for transfer.

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Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

Eight wheelchair positions in the Stalls, with stair-free access via our entrance on Station Street.

Stalls D4 and E5, D32 and E33 90cm width x 120cm length.

Stalls T4 and T5: 71cm width x 120cm length.

Stalls T9 and T10: 73cm width x 120cm length.

We can accommodate wider wheelchairs by combining two positions into one. Please contact the venue Access Champion to arrange. Please note the width of the accessible toilet door is 80cm.

Any aisle seat in Stalls can be used to transfer. Please note the Stalls is the only level with stair-free access and there is no lift in this venue.

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Theatre Royal Brighton

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

4 wheelchair positions in the Stalls, with level access from New Road via the main entrance.

Stalls Seats H1-2 1.3m width x 1.3m length.

Stalls Seats O1-3 1.15m width x 1.4m length.

Stalls Seats Q1-8 1.3m width x 2m length.

Any aisle seat in the Stalls can be used to transfer to a theatre seat. There is a slight incline in the Stalls. Stalls is the only level with stair-free access. There is no lift in the venue.

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Bristol Hippodrome

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

4 wheelchair positions in the Stalls, each with an adjacent seat for a companion.

Level access from the accessible entrance on Denmark St.

The platform lift providing access to the auditorium is 75cm wide, 120cm long and can accommodate a total weight of up to 300kg.

There are no other seats with stair-free access. Seats in Row P on the high-numbers side of the auditorium have extra space in front and only two steps to access. Other end-of-row seats at the high-numbers side of the auditorium may also be suitable.

Boxes G and H at the back of the Stalls can be accessed using the wheelchair lift plus ramps. Please note that although these boxes can accommodate up to four seats, when there is a wheelchair being used space is limited and so we recommend a maximum of three people per box.

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Edinburgh Playhouse

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

4 wheelchair positions with a companion seat beside in Circle row M.

Maximum chair dimensions of 83cm width x 106cm length.

Please note stair-free access in this venue is to the Circle; there is no stair-free access to the Stalls.

There is at least one step up or down to all other seats and no lift to access other levels. Circle Row M seats are one step up. Circle Row K seats are one step down.

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Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

Up to 10 wheelchair positions in the auditorium, with lift access to all levels.

All positions are a maximum 75cm width x 120cm length due to the size of the lift. The lift accommodates one wheelchair user at a time. 

Aisle seats in the centre stalls are suitable for transfer with the wheelchair directly next to the theatre seat.  

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Kings Theatre Glasgow

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

5 wheelchair spaces in the Stalls.

3 positions T7, T10, T12 80cm width x 140cm length.

2 positions T24, T28 75cm width x 140cm length.

Stair-free transfer seats available in stalls Row J36 and 37, K36 37, M36 and 37.

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Theatre Royal Glasgow

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

2 wheelchair positions on each level of the theatre.

Please note Balcony positions are restricted view.

Lift access to all levels.

Stalls row E: 81cm width x 120cm length.

Dress Circle: 100cm width x 110cm length.

Upper Circle: 90cm width x 130cm length.

Balcony: 87.5cm width x 120cm length.

Our lift dimensions are 110cm x 200cm. The weight limit is 1250kg.

Stair-free transfer seats available in stalls Row J1-3, J28-30, K1-3 and K28-30.

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Liverpool Empire

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

Stalls Row U, up to 12 positions Circle Row G, 4 positions.

Stalls: U9, 10, 11, 49, 50, 51: 80cm x 110cm.

Stalls: U13, 14, 15, 45, 46, 47: 100cm x 110cm.

Circle all positions 90cm x 120cm, accessed via lift.

End of Stalls Row U (for wheelchair to be positioned directly next to the chair).

Stalls Row T (one shallow step down).

Circle Row G (large aisle in front of all seats in this row).

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Manchester Opera House

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

Circle Row B, 2 wheelchair positions. The wheelchair spaces are located on street level.

Circle positions B1 and B4 are 100cm width x 83cm length.

One companion seat is located directly next to the wheelchair space, the other companion seat is located directly behind.

There are no other stair-free seats available.

Circle A6 has two steps down and approximately 1-2m to walk in the aisle before you get to the seat (there is a handrail to the left).

Circle D2 - 2 steps Circle E2 - further 2 steps.

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Manchester Palace Theatre

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

Circle row R, 4 wheelchair spaces.

There is an access platform lift in the foyer and a passenger lift which provides access to the Circle and Grand Tier. With use of the lifts, Row R of the Circle is level access.

Circle R 9 and R12 – 70cm wide x 106cm length.

Circle R34 and R37 – 75cm wide x 109cm length.

Circle R1, R16, R17, R30, R31 and R39 are ideal seats for a wheelchair transfer. They are level access and located on an aisle. Other seats on row R may also be suitable, however as these are not located on an aisle, a few steps may be required.

Circle Q1, Q16, Q17, Q30, Q31 and Q39 – two steps.

All seats in the Circle are considered to have limited legroom.

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Milton Keynes Theatre

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

6 positions Row E in the Stalls (3 either side).

4 Positions in Row DD Upper Circle (2 either side).

Both Circle boxes can accommodate 1 wheelchair each.

Stalls: E4/5 and E30/31 100cm width x 110cm length.

Stalls E1/2 and E33/34 100cm width x 130cm length.

Stalls E7/8 and E27/28 100cm width x 103cm length.

Circle boxes: 70cm width x 120cm length. Narrowest width of corridor to access the box is 90cm and there is limited turning space available.

Upper Circle: Row DD seats 1-2, 3-4, 15-16, 17-18 100cm width x 103cm length.

All wheelchair positions can have a theatre seat if preferred.

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New Theatre Oxford

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

4 Wheelchair positions in Stalls Row X, seats 9, 11, 13 & 15 with 5 spaces for companions (7, 8, 10, 12 &14).

Each wheelchair space and our platform lift can accommodate up to 90cm width x 130cm length.

All seats in stalls are step free when patrons use our access lift. We recommend using a wheelchair position in this venue; please contact the venue Access Champion for advice.

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Richmond Theatre

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

4 Wheelchair positions in the Stalls.

Row R in positions 22-23 and 24-25, 1m width x 115cm length. Row T in positions 15-16 and 17-18 1m width x 120cm length.

The width of the door to the accessible toilet is 70cm.

Any aisle seat in Stalls can be used to transfer. Stalls is the only level with stair-free access.

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Stockton Globe

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

4 positions in the Circle.

Each position is 100cm width x 120cm length.

4 positions in the Circle: Seats E11/12, 13/14, E24/25, 26/27.

8 positions in the Stalls: Seats C1, C2, C25, C26, G1, G30, K1, K33.

For standing events there is an access platform in the standing area with space for 4 wheelchair positions and 4 companion seats. Dimensions per person: 90cm width x 120cm length.

All wheelchair positions can have a theatre seat if preferred.

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Regent Theatre, Stoke

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

10 wheelchair positions- 6 in the Stalls and 2 in the Circle.

The maximum possible dimensions are 78cm width x 110cm length and 400kg in weight including the customer.

All seats are accessed via two lifts: Platform lift to enter building: 83cm width x 140cm length with a maximum total weight of 400kg including the customer.

Passenger lift inside the building: 78cm width x 140cm length with a maximum total weight of 630kg including the customer.

Stalls E1/2: 78cm width x 100cm length.

Stalls E33-35: 78cm width x 100cm length.

Stalls U1 and Stalls U2: 78cm width x 100cm length Stalls U43 and Stalls U44: 78cm width x 100cm length.

Circle B1/2: 1.25m x 1m & 1.25m x 1m (2 spaces).

Circle B38/39: 80cm x 1m & 80cm x 1m (2 spaces)

We recommend using a wheelchair position in this venue; please contact the venue Access Champion for advice.

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Victoria Hall, Stoke

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

11 wheelchair positions: 3 in the Stalls. 4 in the Circle and 4 in the Upper Circle, accessed via glass passenger lift.

Access into the building is step-free.

Stalls H1/2: 110cm width x 110cm length.

Stalls H27/28: 110cm width x 110cm length.

Stalls S12: 100cm width x 100cm length.

Passenger Lift to access Circle and Upper Circle: 78cm width x 140cm length.

Circle D3/4, D5/6, D26/27 and D28/29: up to 78cm width x 100cm length.

Upper Circle Seat numbers B27/28, B29/30/31, B63/64/65, B66/67: up to 78cm width x 100cm length.

We recommend using a wheelchair position in this venue; please contact the venue Access Champion for advice.

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Sunderland Empire

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

6 Wheelchair positions in stalls, sold as individual seats.

Box B & C are also wheelchair accessible, sold within packages of 4 seats.

Maximum dimensions 90cm width x 85cm length.

Please note wheelchair positions are on a small incline.

Any aisle seat in stalls can be used to transfer except T19 which has a pillar next to it.

Row J in dress circle also has stair-free access.

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Swansea Arena

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

There is stair free access and wheelchair positions on all levels of this venue.

Stalls:

All 100cm width x 160cm length.

Level 2 Front Circle: 10 positions:

90cm width x 200cm length C14, C15, C44, C45, 72cm width x 200cm length C17, 70cm width x 200cm length C21, C24, C39, C42, 68cm width x 200cm length C20.

Level 3 – Rear Circle: 4 positions:

90cm width x 200cm length L4, L54, 89cm width x 200cm length L57, 88cm width x 200cm length L2.

Level 4 - Rear Circle: 4 positions:

95cm width x 200cm length Y14, Y15, 94cm width x 200cm length Y43, Y45.

There are various suitable seats for transfer in Rows J and K in the stalls.

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Princess Theatre, Torquay

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

4 Wheelchair positions in Stalls rows G & T.

Information coming soon

Any aisle seat in the stalls.

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New Wimbledon Theatre

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

8 Wheelchair spaces all located in the stalls.

These can be accessed via the Russell Road entrance and platform lift.

The platform lift providing access to the auditorium is 85cm wide, 120cm long and can accommodate a total weight of up to 300kg.

Row J of the stalls is most suitable as there is a large aisle in front of the seats to enable easy ingress and egress.

Alternatively, any aisle seat in the stalls. Auditorium right is slightly closer to the platform lift, auditorium left nearer to the accessible toilet.

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New Wimbledon Studio

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

Information coming soon

Information coming soon

Information coming soon

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New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

2 positions in Stalls.

20 positions in Royal Circle.

Stalls: seats H40-41 1m width x 1m length.

Royal Circle: seats H4-5, H11-12, H20-21, H24-25, H26-27, H31-32, H33-34 80cm width x 120cm length.

Royal Circle: seats H8-10, H17-19 100cm width x 120cm length

Royal Circle seats H1-3, H14-15, H29, H36-37.

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Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

2 wheelchair positions, J2 & J4

Each position is 70cm x 110cm.

All other seats require at least 2-4 steps to access. Access to the auditorium is into Row J, with 2 additional steps per row as you move towards the stage.

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Grand Opera House, York

Wheelchair positions in the auditorium

Any limits or size restrictions

Seats suitable for transfer (stair-free access and space to position your wheelchair beside the seat)

10 wheelchair spaces in the stalls. In rows: - G1, H1+2, M1, N1, R1 G27, H31, M28, N27, R18.

All seats are at the end of the row. H1 is a fixed double seat so H2 is removed at same time which means we can accommodate a larger wheelchair.

Information coming soon

Any end seat in the stalls is suitable to transfer. Lower numbers are preferable as the aisle is wider. We have an accessible entrance on King Street which is level and step free to the stalls. Please contact staff for photos of seats

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For venues in London please read our West End venues article.

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