Around the building

We’re on a mission to make sure the extraordinary mix of the arts we share is matched by the extraordinary mix of people who share it with us. With our new building we’re here to open the doors wider than ever before.

Your Visit

We've made our building as accessible as possible. If you have any concerns or access requirements, please contact The Box Office and we will be able to advise you accordingly. Find out where the accessible parking is. 

The Butterworth Hall

Butterworth Hall

✔ Accessible seating on the flat floor, as well as wheelchair spaces in the Stalls and Balcony.
✔ Balcony seating accessible via lift.
✔ Sennheiser infrared assisted listening system (can be used with or without a hearing aid). Headsets are available with full instructions from The Box Office.

Hall Seats
Seat Width: 40cm, Space between seats: 10cm

Flat Floor
Leg room: 50cm
No arm rests
Raked
Leg room: 40cm
Folding arm rests
Balconies (S/SS+)
Led room: 35cm
Fixed arm rests
Cinema Auditorium with red chairs and a blank screen

Cinemas

✔ All three screens are accessible via lift.
✔ Accessible seating available, as well as dedicated wheelchair spaces.
✔ Screen One has wheelchair accessible seating at the rear, accessible by a lift.
✔ Screen Two and Three have wheelchair accessible seating at the front, and are accessible by the lift from ground level.

Cinema Seats
Seat Width: 50cm, Fixed Arm Rests, Space between seats: 10cm

Screen One
Leg room: 40cm
Screen Two
Leg room: 40cm
Screen Three
Leg room: 50cm
The Theatre

Theatre

✔ Accessible via lift.
✔ Accessible seating available, as well as dedicated wheelchair spaces.
✔ Sennheiser infrared assisted hearing system (can be used with or without a hearing aid). Headsets are available with full instructions from The Box Office.

Theatre Seats
Seat Width: 41cm, Fixed Arm rests, Space between seats: 8cm, Leg Room: 23cm
The Studio

Studio

✔ Accessible seating available, as well as dedicated wheelchair spaces.
✔ Flat floor access.
✔ Sennheiser infrared assisted hearing system (can be used with or without a hearing aid). Headsets are available with full instructions from The Box Office.

Studio Seats
Seat Width: 41cm, Fixed Arm rests, Space between seats: 6cm, Leg Room: 27cm
The Helen Martin Studio

Helen Martin Studio

✔ Flat floor access.
✔ Adjacent accessible toilets.
✔ Sennheiser infrared assisted listening system (can be used with or without a hearing aid). Headsets are available with full instructions from The Box Office.

Helen Martin Studio Seats
Seat Width: 40cm, No arm rests, Space between seats: 4cm, Leg Room: 50cm
Signs to Accessible Toilets

Accessible Toilet Facilities

✔ Accessible toilets are available on the ground floor on the Butterworth Hall concourse.
✔ Ambulant facilities are available in the main toilets by the Theatre.
✔ Additional accessible toilets on the ground floor and first floor, plus a Changing Place as part of the 20:20 Project.
A wheelchair user going down a glass corridor

Wheelchairs

A limited number of wheelchairs are available for customers’ use. If you need to use a wheelchair, please contact The Box Office in advance so we can reserve this for you.

Large Accessible Seats

We have two large, accessible seats that can be booked in any access area, in any of our venues. These are 67cm wide, with fixed arm rests. They have a weight limit of 313kg/50st. Leg room will very depending on venue. If you need to make use of a large access seat, please contact the Box Office in advance so we can reserve this for you.
A baby half covered in a towel

Baby Changing

Baby changing facilities are located in the Hall concourse and in both male and female first floor toilets, beside the Theatre.
A guide dog laying down

Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome in our auditoria. Please let us know when you book, because we can arrange for the adjacent seat to be kept free. We're also happy to look after your assistance dog during the performance if you'd prefer.

Require Further Assistance?

We're committed to improving our services for all customers because we want you to enjoy your visit with us. We're always happy to receive feedback from our customers or provide extra assistance if you need it.