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Accessibility

The Twyford is committed to providing a great experience for our audiences, visiting artists and crews and is working on improving accessibility for all. Our new theatre will expand this experience in 2024.

Current Accessibility Features

  • Nearest accessible parking in Beach Street carpark, additional accessible parking eastern end of Beach St and in Alice St carpark
  • Bus stop on Market Street outside Main Entrance
  • Accessible double doorway at Beach St entrance of Hall, inner door into Hall, inner door to toilets on ground floor – minimum 1.35m wide
  • Hall has flexible seating on a flat floor that easily accommodates wheelchair spaces
  • Level wide doorway into Supper room with flexible seating on ground floor
  • Unisex accessible toilet with baby change table located on ground floor, accessible from Hall
  • Note: Hall stage is raised and reached via 3 steps with a railing on one side. Hall stage is NOT currently accessible to wheelchairs users – see Future Accessibility features below
  • Bookings for most events can be made online (via booking link for each event), by phone or SMS on 0421 199910 or in person 30 minutes before the show, subject to availability 
  • For wheelchair+companion seat bookings, or if you have any questions at all around accessibility, please contact The Twyford

    Future Accessibility Features

    The following additional features will apply once the new Theatre opens in 2024:

      • Level entry automatic outward-opening door at Main Entrance on Market St
      • 2-way lift to Theatre Foyer on Level 1
      • TGSIs (tactile ground surface indicators) and handrails on stairs and ramps
      • Accessible height box office counter in Level 1 Foyer
      • Step lighting and handrails in Theatre auditorium
      • Row J of Theatre wheelchair-accessible with up to 4 designated wheelchair spaces, 2 of these with adjacent carer seats
      • Hearing loop in Theatre auditorium
      • Accessible Stage Door on Market St for artists/speakers
      • Accessible Lower Dressing Room and Bathroom for artists/speakers on ground level via ramp from Stage Door entrance
      • Theatre Stage accessible via Stage Door and Stage entrance corridor
      • Hall Stage accessible via Theatre Stage, with possible stage manager assistance at door