• Talk to our friendly Front of House team about your visit
• Reserve a parking space
• Receive information in alternative formats
• Book a ticket for yourself and a personal assistant
• Register on the Cecil Sharp House Access Address Book
• Discuss any other access queries
Access to the venue
Cecil Sharp House has step-free access for visitors in wheelchairs via our lift. The lift can be accessed from the car park on the Gloucester Avenue gate side of the building and serves all floors.
Our stage can be accessed by wheelchair users via a ramp which can be put in place by staff.
There are three parking bays for disabled visitors, conveniently located near the front entrance and accessible via the Regent’s Park Road entrance to Cecil Sharp House. These bays can be reserved for visitors with access needs.
There are 11 steps leading to the main entrance from the car park.
There is on street parking nearby – for details of charging hours and restrictions please see Camden Council parking website.
Local public transport
We are within walking distance from a number of London Underground stations, the closest being Camden Town or Chalk Farm which are both a 10 minute walk from the venue. Bus route 274 runs past Cecil Sharp House along Regent’s Park Road and route C2 stops on Parkway, a 5 minute walk from the venue. We are easily accessible by bus from around the city. Bus routes 24, 27, 29, 31,88, 134, 168, 214 and 253 all go to the Camden Town Station.
Tickets for personal assistants
Cecil Sharp House visitors with a disability are invited to join our free Access Address Book. By registering you can be eligible to bring your personal assistant who can assist you during your visit for no extra cost. Disabled access tickets for you to print at home can be purchased online in advance of EFDSS promoted events via Musicglue.
The box office is at the Reception desk at Cecil Sharp House. There is a hearing induction loop at the reception desk as indicated by signage. You may be asked to provide proof of your entitlement to a personal assistant ticket.
The majority of our events are all seated and we can organise a direct sight line of the performance for customers who require it. If in a large group we may only be able to accommodate you and a companion. For standing events we can provide an area in front of the stage (either to the left or right, depending on the event set-up and customer preference), please let the box office know if you would like us to provide these.
There are two wheelchair accessible toilets and baby changing facilities on the ground floor and one accessible toilet plus baby changing facilities on the basement level.
Kennedy Hall has a hearing loop installed as indicated by signage within the venue.
Assistance dogs are welcomed at Cecil Sharp House. Please ask us if you require drinking water for your dog.
On the very rare occasion that strobe lighting is used, warning signs will be placed within the venue.
Alternative formats of our season brochure are available upon request – including large print, braille and audio.
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