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Access information

The Royal College of Music has easy access to most areas and is fully accessible via lifts and ramps. Guide and companion dogs may be taken anywhere on site.

The main entrance to the RCM has eight steps up from the pavement and two inside the main doors. The East Entrance, 20 metres to the left of the main entrance is solely for the use of patrons with limited mobility and is opened by contacting reception staff via intercom.

General information

Please contact Lynnette Easterbrook to request this information in an alternative format:
Tel: 020 7591 4316
Fax: 020 7589 7740
Email: leasterbrook@rcm.ac.uk  

Assistance during your visit

Please contact the Facilties Team at facilitiesstaff@rcm.ac.uk or on 0207 591 4322 if you require additional assistance during you visit or further information.

Events Guide

To request an alternative format of publicity on forthcoming events, please contact the Box Office on 020 7591 4314. Large print programmes are available on request.

Guide and companion dogs

Guide and companion dogs are welcome at the RCM. Please let us know when you are booking tickets so that we can offer appropriate seating where your dog can remain with you during the performance. There is a water bowl for assistance dogs at the main reception. The nearest spending area is Hyde Park.

Emergency evacuation

Disabled refuge areas are situated in strategic locations throughout the RCM, and in the event of an evacuation there is a dedicated marshal to check the refuges and take appropriate action to ensure people are taken safely from the building.

Building and Facilities

All areas of the main Blomfield Building are accessible by wheelchair users. Disabled toilet facilities are available on the Lower Ground and Second floor levels.

Britten Theatre

Entrance: The main entrance to the Britten Theatre contains 33 steps. An alternative step-free entrance is available for all patrons. Please contact the Box Office in advance.

Map: Step-free route to Britten Theatre from Imperial College Gate House

Map: Step-free route to Britten Theatre from 360 bus stop (Prince Consort Road)

Wheelchair users and people with mobility impairments: There are spaces for wheelchair users and their companions in Dress Circle [row A]. There are seats which are easy to access in the Dress Circle (rows A and B) for people with limited mobility.

Hearing facility: There is currently no induction loop in the theatre.

Toilets: An accessible WC is located on the foyer level of the Britten Theatre complex.

Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Entrance: The main entrance to the Stalls contains 10 steps. A East Entrance is available.

Wheelchair users and people with mobility impairments: There are spaces for wheelchair users and their companions in Stalls rows A and M. Companions will be seated in adjacent seats or as near as possible.

Hearing facility: An induction loop is installed.

Toilets: An accessible WC is located lower ground floor, accessible via a lift.