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Access Info

Welcome to West End LIVE. We aim to offer an accessible and inclusive event and provide the largest accessible viewing area of any event in Trafalgar Square, providing a full view of the stage, BSL interpreter and event screens.

Full details are currently being confirmed including entrance information and will be updated on this web page as soon as they are available.

CONTACT

Email: westendlive@westminster.gov.uk

Post: West End LIVE, 16th floor, Westminster City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QP

We aim to respond to your query within five working days.

SITE DESCRIPTION

Trafalgar Square is an outdoor venue with no shade from the sun or shelter from rain.

Please prepare/dress for the weather and bring sunscreen and a hat if hot and waterproofs and an umbrella if rain is forecast.

Please bring water with you and ensure you keep hydrated

All pathways are concrete.

Performances take place from a single stage in the main Square.

The accessible viewing area is located on the North Terrace, which is in a raised position at the back of the Square providing a direct view of the stage and BSL interpreters on stage (stage left) and on the screens. 

There is a lift that provides access into the main body of the Square should this be required.

TRAVEL

Charing Cross (train and tube) – 210m

Embankment (tube) – 400m

Leicester Square (tube) – 200m

Parking is not available.

Please check your journey before you travel at tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey.

Accessibility guides - Transport for London (tfl.gov.uk)

ACCESSIBLE VIEWING AREA

An accessible viewing area will be available for wheelchair users and people with other accessibility requirements who are unable to stand for long periods or be in the main Square.

Entry is managed by stewards on a first come, first served basis and we cannot guarantee entry.

Demand for this area is high and to maximise the space, one companion or carer is permitted per guest.

One this area reaches capacity, entry will be on a one in, one out basis. You may need to queue in addition to the entrance queue.

The accessible viewing area is seated only.

ENTRANCE INFORMATION

Entrance information will be available closer to the event.

Bag searches will be in operation, and we ask you to keep luggage to a minimum. There will be food and drink vendors at the event or please do bring your own. Alcohol is not permitted.

BSL INTERPRETER

A BSL interpreter will be on the Trafalgar Square stage. They will be located stage left (the right-hand side as you are facing the screen) and will be relayed onto the event screens which are fully visible from the accessible viewing area.

ASSISTANCE DOGS

Assistance Dogs are welcome. You may be asked for documentation to show that any dog is registered with an organisation that is a member of Assistance Dogs UK so please bring this with you.

ACCESSIBLE TOILET

An accessible toilet is located approximately five meters away from the accessible viewing area.

STROBE LIGHTING

Some performances may feature some flashing lights.

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