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Excellent facilities for groups of up to 400 (reception), which can be tailored to individual requirements. Formal meals or buffets can be served in ...


Formal meals or buffets can be served in either the House restaurant or brasserie-style Terrace Café with stunning views over the river. Kitchen is an all-day café on the river front.

The theatre foyers can be hired for events such as exhibitions, receptions and press and product launches. Services include day-long refreshments of all kinds, cinema format seating in certain areas, screens, overhead projectors and TV and video hire.

Normally has six productions in repertoire, from classics and new plays to musicals. Backstage tours, platform performances, restaurants, bars, bookshop and parking available. Group incentives include special group discounts, theatre packages and group menus.

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Room layouts

Room Style Capacity
Ashcroft Room
Round Tabled 32
Reception 45
Banqueting 32
Theatre 40
Boardroom 20
Sprigs with Top Table 18
Hollow Square 16
U Shaped 12
Gielgud Room
Reception 20
Banqueting 10
Theatre 18
Boardroom 10
Lyttelton Circle Foyer
Round Tabled 240
Reception 300
Banqueting 240
Olivier Stalls
Round Tabled 100
Reception 400
Banqueting 100
Theatre 1,100
Quiet Area
Reception 50
Richardson Room
Reception 25
Banqueting 12
Theatre 20
Boardroom 14
Terrace Cafe
Reception 200
Classroom 90
Cabaret 90
Banqueting 120
Theatre 150


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Some toilets with handrails
Accessible Venue Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to dining area
Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the bar
Level access, ramp or lift to the lounge
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Accessible Communication Facilities
Audible alarm system
Clear signage (colour contrast, large letters or pictograms)
Hearing loop system
Information available in audio format
Information available in braille
Information available in large print
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Emergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
Special dietary requirements catered for
Staff available to assist
Staff disability awareness trained
Wheelchairs available free of charge
Access into the Building
Automatic doors
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
Ramps with handrails to entrance
Additional Accessible Facilities
Accessible baby changing rooms
Level access, ramp or lift from entrance to reception
Level access, ramp or lift to information point
Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point
Accessible Parking Facilities
Blue badge parking available
Public car park available within two hundred metres of main entrance
Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
All routes suitable for limited mobility users
All routes suitable for pushchairs or prams
Effective lighting throughout for visually impaired users
Lift buttons with raised numbers or letters
Ramps within building
Some routes suitable for wheelchair users
Some routes with tactile features for visually impaired users
Steps within building
Attraction Facilities
Gift shop
Public toilets
Booking Facilities
Group bookings accepted
Event Facilities
Breakout Rooms
Event facilities
Civil Partnership licence held
Wedding service
General Facilities
Internet access
On-site coach parking
On site parking
Good views
Wi-Fi access
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted
Group rates available

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