Southbank Centre

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Purcell Room - seats 370
Queen Elizabeth hall - seats 900
Royal Festival Hall - seats 2500


Box office: 0207 960 4200


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Belvedere Road
London SE1 8XX

Council: Lambeth

Region: London

Location map for Southbank Centre


Waterloo (Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern)




Waterloo Station

Day no:
1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 211, 243, 341, 381, 507, 521, RV1, X68

Night no:
139, 176, 188, 243, 341, N1, N68, N76, N171, N343, N381

About Southbank Centre

Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Purcell Room have been closed since 21 September 2015 for two years of essential repair and maintenance.

Access information


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

Venues' access information is available on dedicated website pages:

Royal Festival Hall

Queen Elizabeth Hall & Purcell Room

You will find more information on the theatre website access page.

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Access link for this theatre

Wheelchair access

There are a number of wheelchairs for visitors to use, subject to availability from the Artist's Entrance. Request one on arrival.

Udderbelly Festival

Fully accessible to wheelchairs. Patrons with mobility issues are advised to allow extra time to get to Udderbelly Festival and make yourself known to a member of staff upon arrival. For more information on accessibility and to book tickets, please contact the box office on 0844 545 8282 or

Royal Festival Hall

All levels of the auditorium can be reached using the JCB glass lift or the other internal lifts. The door and seat number you need are printed on your ticket.

There are spaces for wheelchair users and their companions.

There are power-assisted doors at each entrance of the hall.

Visual assistance

Royal Festival Hall

Guide and companion dogs can be taken into the auditorium - let staff know when booking if you need extra space.

Hearing assistance

Royal Festival Hall

There is an infrared system in the auditorium.  You can use this by adjusting your hearing aid to the ‘T’ setting.  Headsets can be collected from the Ticket Office.

There is a portable sound enhancement system that can be used in other areas.

Current shows

That Night Follows Day

Funny, provocative and beautifully poetic, That Night Follows Day exposes the facts, white lies and excuses adults tell children.

Previews from: Tuesday 11 December 2018
Closes: Saturday 15 December 2018

Upcoming shows

Maureen Lipman Is 'Up for It'

Maureen Lipman is up for an evening of rave, rollick and rant - with sublime music from Jacqui Dankworth and Charlie Wood.

Previews from: Monday 17 December 2018
Closes: Sunday 6 January 2019

Circus 1903

Experience the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus this Christmas. Fresh from the Paris Theatre in Las Vegas, Circus 1903 visits Southbank Centre for its European premiere.

Previews from: Wednesday 19 December 2018
Closes: Saturday 5 January 2019

The Light In The Piazza

Florence. Summer 1953. As American Margaret Johnson and her daughter Clara take in the city's wonders, a fateful gust of wind whisks Clara's hat into the hands of local dreamer Fabrizio Naccarelli ... and it's amore at first sight.

Previews from: Friday 14 June 2019
Closes: Friday 5 July 2019

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