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



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Belvedere Road
London SE1 8XX

Council: Lambeth

Region: London


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 ...

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

Access information


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Royal Festival Hall

Queen Elizabeth Hall & Purcell Room

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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

We don't have any shows listed.

Upcoming shows

Tubular Bells: Live in Concert

Hear Mike Oldfield's masterpiece like never before, live on stage with a full band and acrobatic interpretations by Circa Contemporary Circus.

Previews from: Saturday 7 August 2021

Closes: Sunday 15 August 2021

Bring It On: The Musical

Inspired by the film of the same name, Bring It On: The Musical takes you on a high-flying, high-energy journey tackling friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness - wrapped up in explosive choreography and tricks.

Previews from: Wednesday 8 December 2021

Closes: Saturday 22 January 2022

Circus 1903

Circus 1903 are back in London this Christmas, bringing all the spectacular thrills and daredevil spills of the golden age of the big top with them.

Previews from: Thursday 16 December 2021

Closes: Sunday 2 January 2022


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