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Access Information

Bishopsgate Library, the Great Hall, Upper Hall, lower ground floor and reception areas are fully accessible. We regret that the Boardroom Suite and the Brushfield Wing are not fully accessible to wheelchair users or people with restricted mobility. Please contact us in advance if you have any concerns about the location of your course or to discuss any access requirements you might have for your visit. 

Accessible Parking

A limited number of parking spaces are available for Blue Badge holders outside Bishopsgate Institute on Brushfield Street. 

Toilets and Showers

Accessible toilets are available on each floor of our main building. There is also an accessible shower room with lockers for course students on the lower ground floor.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome at the Institute.

Printed Materials

Our prospectus, events brochure and library information brochure are all available in large print and electronic formats. Please call or email Reception to receive a copy.

Attending our Events and Concerts

Our talks, tours and discussions take place in the Great Hall or Bishopsgate Library both of which are fully accessible.

We can reserve seats at our events and concerts if required and are available to meet any group parties visiting the Institute.  

Disabled visitors who require the assistance of a companion or personal assistant are eligible to obtain a free ticket for their assistant.  

A portable loop system is available for use at cultural events.

If we can be of help in anyway, please contact Reception.

Our Commitment to Access

Bishopsgate Institute is committed to enabling the widest possible spectrum of people from all sections of the community to enjoy independent use of our public facilities. For further information please read our Access Policy.