Accessibility Information

So that we can help provide you with the best possible service and to ensure the best suitable seats, we recommend booking your tickets in advance. Please report any access requirements when you book your tickets online so that we can find you the most suitable seats and add your details to the Access List.

Venue details
Great Hall
The People’s Palace
Queen Mary University of London
327 Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS 

The closest tube stations to the People’s Palace are Stepney Green and Mile End. The closest fully accessible stations are King’s Cross and Bow Church.

Accessible directions from Bow Church: 25 towards Oxford Circus/205 towards Paddington from Bow Church DLR (Stop B) to Queen Mary University of London.
Accessible directions from King’s Cross: 205 towards Bow Church from King’s Cross St Pancras Stop E to Queen Mary University of London.

Accessible Facilities

  • Car Park
    Located between Queens’ Building and G.O. Jones Building.

    Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
  • Ramp access available at the main entrance and between floors
  • Standard Lift
    Available for public use

    Located in front of the entrance and one to the right upon towards the inside the foyer café
  • Accessible Toilets
    Available within in the venue for public use
  • Wheelchair seats
    Shown in yellow on the seating plan attached
  • Cloak room available
  • Emergency exits- please seating plan attached
  • Several breaks will be offered throughout the day

Accessible Services

  • Audio Guidance
    Please let us know if you require BSL interpreter when you are booking your tickets online.  If you are a hearing aid user and have the T-Loop programme on your hearing aids, you can activate this during the talks. This can be completed on our accessibility questionnaire.
  • Seating allocations
    Although we are not allocating seating for this event, we appreciate that for many reasons, people may want to choose a specific seat. On our accessibility questionnaire, please state whether you would like to be sat in a particular area, for example on the end of a row. We will endeavour to place you here on the day and will inform you.  Below you can see the sating plan for the venue.

Please refer to this webpage for more information: