We aim to make the Amey Theatre welcoming and accessible for all. If you have any specific enquiries before your visit, please do not hesitate to contact our Box Office on 01235 849063 or [email protected].
We hope you find this information helpful and we welcome any feedback you may have.
- The auditorium can accommodate up to 6 wheelchairs. Please book these in advance by emailing or calling the Box Office. We offer one complimentary ticket for a companion or carer in addition to any wheelchair ticket booked.
- If you have any other accessbility enquires, please contact the Box Office and we will be happy to offer advice.
Information on public transport and how to find us can be viewed here.
- Bicycles should be parked in the designated area, which can be found by the Admin Hub, round to your right as you enter the site through the gates of the Park Road entrance.
- There must be no parking on Park Road. There is a small Visitors Car Park opposite the main entrance to the School off Park Road.
- The Charter Car Park in the centre of Abingdon is a short walk from the school but this is not advisable for evening events as some levels of the Charter Car Park close at 7.30pm.
- Other car parks can be found around the town centre within a ten minute walk: Civic and Cattle Market car parks in Abbey Close, West St. Helen Street car park off St. Edmund’s Lane. All of the public car parks in Abingdon are free for the first two hours during the day up to 6pm and free after 6pm. Disabled badge holders can park for free for an unlimited period.
- The Visitors Car Park is approximately 200m walk from the Theatre. It is possible to drop off closer to the Theatre entrance (~30m away).
- There is provision to book a blue badge space, please contact the Box Office if this is required. Please note there is a limited provision for this and they are allocated on a first come first serve basis.
- There is step-free access to the Theatre from the parking area with the exception of one dropped curb and a small threshold step into the auditorium itself. While building work on our Pavilion Project takes place, we have a temporary marquee foyer with a small ramp entrance.
- To enter the auditorium, there is an accessible ramp on the exterior of the temporary marquee which will take you into the auditorium.
- Pushchairs cannot be taken into the auditorium. Please ask one of our Front of House team to advise on where best to safely leave a pushchair. A member of staff will always be present in the foyer throughout an event.
- The Stalls seating is raked with shallow steps leading down towards the stage. Access to seats in the Circle is via a flight of stairs. If you would prefer to avoid steps or be seated on the end of a row, please contact our Box Office and we will be happy to advise you on where best to book tickets.
- There is one accessible toilet in the Foyer and one backstage. Neither are locked in any way.
- Please be aware that there are a couple of steps on the way to the Gents toilets.
- Baby changing facilities can be found in the Foyer’s accessible toilet.
- The foyer can become particularly busy during an Interval. Please speak to our Front of House staff if you feel it may not be possible for you to queue for the bar. We may be able to take your order and bring it to you in the auditorium.
Guide and Assistance Dogs
- If you wish to bring a guide or assistance dog to an event, please get in touch with the Box Office beforehand.
Assistance for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
- We have an IR hearing system installed. Please enquire at the Box Office
- It may be helpful for you to know that) some of our staff are working towards their Introduction to British Sign Language qualification.