Access Information

Welcome to Arts Centre Washington.  We hope that the information below will help you plan your visit, if you have any questions please get in touch by e-mailing [email protected] or calling 0191 561 3455.

  • Guide Dogs and Assistance Dogs

    We welcome guide dogs and assistance dogs and can provide a bowl of water on request.

  • Induction Loop

    An induction loop facilities are available in most areas for people with impaired hearing.

  • Car Park

    The centre has a free car park and three designated blue badge bays and an electric car charging point.

  • Theatre Stairs

    if you are unable to access the theatre by the stairs please come to reception when you arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the performance.

    A member of staff will show you to your designated seat via the ground floor.

    At the interval and at the end of the performance a member of staff will also be on hand to assist.

  • Courtyard Workshops and Studios

    The Art Workshop, Art Gallery and artists studios are on the ground floor. Some of the entryways have a small step or lip that may make access for those with limited physical mobility or wheelchair users more difficult. Please call 0191 561 3455 or e-mail [email protected] before your visit

  • Granary

    Situated upstairs with entrance door located in the main reception area, this upstairs space does not have a lift or any disabled physical.

  • Toilets / Baby Change

    We have a large accessible toilet on the ground floor with appropriate amenities as well as baby changing facilities, adjacent to the Theatre and Bar entrance.