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Queens Theatre

 Queen's Theatre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch, London, RM11 1QT

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Tel: 01708 462 376
Email: access@queens-theatre.co.uk
Web: www.queens-theatre.co.uk
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Information logo  What is here
The Queen's Theatre made their building more accessible last June (2005).

This is a good accessible theatre where you can see great shows.
The Queen's Theatre has their own theatre group and put on plays. The group is called the Repertory. Their plays have a signer (for British Sign Language) and have audio-descriptions.

Getting involved with drama:
You can get involved in drama at Queen's Theatre by emailing education@queens-theatre.co.uk or phoning 01708 462 377.
The Lightnin Theatre group perform here sometimes. If you want to join their drama group phone Sue Ospreay on 01708 522 245.

You can watch a live Jazz band on Sundays for FREE.
On the first Sunday of each month they have a celebrity Jazz Band playing.

There is a bar and cafe in the basement - where you can meet friends.
There is a payphone.
Opening hours logo  Opening hours
Sunday 12.00 noon - 3.00 pm AND 6.00 pm – 10.30 pm
Monday 12.00 noon - 3.00 pm AND 6.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Tuesday 12.00 noon - 3.00 pm AND 6.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Wednesday 12.00 noon - 3.00 pm AND 6.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Thursday 12.00 noon - 3.00 pm AND 6.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Friday 12.00 noon - 3.00 pm AND 6.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Saturday 12.00 noon - 3.00 pm AND 6.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Sunday 10.00 am - 2.30 pm AND 6.00 pm – 9.30 pm
Monday 10.00 am - 2.30 pm AND 6.00 pm – 9.30 pm
Tuesday 10.00 am - 2.30 pm AND 6.00 pm – 9.30 pm
Wednesday 10.00 am - 2.30 pm AND 6.00 pm – 9.30 pm
Thursday 10.00 am - 2.30 pm AND 6.00 pm – 9.30 pm
Friday 10.00 am - 2.30 pm AND 6.00 pm – 9.30 pm
Saturday 10.00 am - 2.30 pm AND 6.00 pm – 9.30 pm
   Booking tickets
You can sometimes buy tickets on the door - but not always! Its best to book before you go.
You can book tickets by phone on 01708 443 333.
(If you want your tickets posted to you it costs 50p)
There is an Induction Loop System fitted at the Box Office. Please set your hearing aid to the T-position.
Box office staff can use type-talk.

Click here to see the seating plan at the Queens Theatre.
   Cost or concessions
Getting in:
People with disabilities and supporter concessions are available for all performances.

There are concessions for senior citizens, jobseekers, unemployed people, full-time students and children under 16 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Proof of identification may be required when booking tickets.

It costs £3.50 if your school or college is in Havering, Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge, Newham, Waltham Forest, Thurrock, Essex (West, Central and South).

On Friday and Saturday evenings students can buy standby tickets for £9. You can only buy these one hour before the show starts - if there are spare seats.

Adult groups of 15 people or more can get £1.50 off full-price tickets. This is only for Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday Repertory shows.

 Getting there
Nearest landmark:
The Queen's Theatre is in Billet Lane, next to Sainsbury's, Hornchurch.
Click here to see a map from Streetmap.

Parking logo  Parking
There is a free council car park opposite the Theatre. There are 3 accessible parking spaces for people with disabilities outside the entrance of the Theatre.
Bus logo  Local mobility bus routes
165, 193, 248, 252, 256, 370, 372 and 373 are the nearest accessible buses.
Tube logo  Tube
(District line) - Hornchurch underground station is about 1570 metres from the Queens Theatre.
Hornchurch underground station is not accessible for wheelchair users.
   British Rail
Upminster mainline station is the nearest mainline station (about 3000 meters) but too far to walk from!
To find out more about access at Upminster mainline station call National Rail Enquires on 08457 484 950.
Wheelchair access logo  Access from outside
There is a slope as well as steps to the main entrance of the building. The entrance has good lighting at all times.
There are two sets of doors to the main entrance. They are not automatic.
   Getting around inside
The Box Office is in the foyer of the Ground floor.
The smallest doorway is 855mm (the basement toilet).

On the Ground floor:
Here you will find the box office and a seating area. Chairs and tables are not fixed to the floor.
There is an accessible toilet.

In the Basement:
There is a bar and café and an accessible toilet (this has a baby-change facility).

The Auditorium (where you sit when you watch the show):
The entrance to the Auditorium is flat.
There are spaces for 4 wheelchairs in row E.
To get to the other rows there are shallow steps with a handrail.

Click here to see the seating plan at The Queens Theatre.

There are stairs and a lift going down to the Bar and Café area.

The automatic doorway is about 1020 mm wide.
The lift is well-lit and not locked.
If you use a wheelchair or would like support, staff are happy to support you.
Wheelchair facilities logo  Accessible toilets
There is an accessible toilet on the Ground floor and the Basement.
The doorway is 855mm wide. They have hand rails. These are unisex toilets.
The toilets are locked - you can get a Radar key from the Box Office, Kiosk, Bar & Café Area, Stage Door, or Front of House staff.

The toilet in the Basement has a baby-change facility.
The staff are very welcoming and have time to help.

There is an Induction Loop fitted at the Box Office. If you need to use this please set your hearing aid to the T position.
To find out about the shows which have a signer or audio-descriptions call for more information - 01708 462 362.

Registered assistance dogs are welcome.
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