Middlesbrough Town Hall

Overview

"As ‘A Town Hall for the 21st Century’ we are ambitious, generous, resilient and sustainable, the beating heart of the Tee Valley’s civic and cultural life. We are a town hall for everyone; for every citizen of Middlesbrough and beyond. Middlesbrough Town Hall brings communities together through the universal language of music and the arts. It’s a space where arts, culture, and democracy come together."
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Access Card Notes

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Contact details

Middlesbrough Town Hall Middlesbrough Town Hall, Albert Road, Middlesbrough, North East, TS1 2QJ
Phone: 01642 729 729

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
If you require any assistance during or after the show then please let a member of staff know at the beginning. If we have assisted you into your seating we will ensure that wheelchairs or walkers are brought to you at the interval or at the end and can assist you out to use the facilities at the interval if you wish.

If at any time during the performance you require assistance please make yourself known to a member of staff inside the auditorium who will come to you.

Middlesbrough Town Hall is a multi-space venue which is wheelchair accessible with step-free access and accessible toilet facilities on ground floor, the Crypt and 1st floor mezzanine (balcony and gallery cannot be accessed via the lifts). The venue has several different performance spaces and rooms, the majority of spaces are accessible by lift over the 2 floors of the building (the only spaces the lifts do not service are the Main Hall Balcony and Gallery). Please see below details for each of the main spaces.
Main entrance is via Albert Road, additional public entrance is located on Dunning Street.

Box Office, Bar and Fire Station:
Step free access to box office, ground floor bar, Fire Station and accessible toilets. Box office and bars all have lowered counter sections for wheelchair access.

The Crypt:
Lower ground floor with lift access, when set up for a performance standing or seated an accessible viewing area is located at the front of the stage with accessible toilets within 5m of the viewing area.

Main Hall:
1st floor location with lift access (accessible toilets within 40m)

Standing performance – viewing platform is provided to the back left of the room. Platform is accessed via a ramp and staffed by a steward throughout, space is open to an accompanying carer.

Seated performance – allocated accessible spaces are provided towards the front of the hall

The Courtroom:
Access on 1st floor via lifts. Accessible viewing areas are made available for both seated and standing events and are within 10m of accessible toilets.

The Studio:
Access on 1st floor via lifts. Stepped access to the space with a lift available within the room. Room is within 5m-15m of accessible toilets.

Customers and their companions are welcome to visit in advance to familiarise themselves with the layout of the venue, please request an advance visit when booking.

Short Distances

Short distance
All council car parks are free after 6pm. Those close to the Town Hall include mima, on-street at Corporation Road, on-street at Albert Road, on-street at Baker and Bedford Streets, France Street (white bays), Buxton Street, and Gurney Street. Please follow this link to Middlesbrough Town Centre Parking for details.

The closest vehicle drop off point is on Albert Road approx. 10m from the main entrance

Taxis ranks are located on Albert Road or Dunning Street

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
Middlesbrough Town Hall is a multi-space venue which is wheelchair accessible with step-free access and accessible toilet facilities on ground floor, the Crypt and 1st floor mezzanine (balcony and gallery cannot be accessed via the lifts).

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
Assistance dogs are welcome – please let us know in advance at the time of booking if possible.

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
Please note Personal Assistant tickets can’t currently be booked online.

A complimentary Personal Assistant ticket is available at the Venue’s discretion to those who need assistance from another person to be able to access the Venue & evacuate safely. Please request your companion ticket at the time of booking, evidence will be requested.

Once your evidence has been accepted it will be valid on our booking system for a 12 month period (6 months in the case of a doctor note)

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
Large print programmes or running times will be available at events, when requested in advance.

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
Induction hearing loops are available in all spaces apart from the Fire Station and Foyer. A portable hearing loop is available at the Box Office.