We hope that everyone can enjoy the experience of live theatre and therefore take the issues of accessibility very seriously.

Chequer Mead offers level access to the front and throughout the building and disabled facilities. Regretfully our first-floor theatre circle seats are only accessible via stairs.

Wheelchair Users

We have specific areas for optimum wheelchair access in the auditorium, so we ask that wheelchair users book in advance to enable us to allocate these seats as well as help you during your visit. The Box Office and Front of House staff are trained in accessibility and are on hand to answer any questions.

At present, wheelchair seats can only be booked with our Box Office, either over the phone or in person.

Essential Companion Scheme

We are currently working towards the introduction of an essential companion scheme. This scheme will be designed to ensure all visitors to the theatre get the assistance they require and will offer complimentary tickets to essential carers and companions.

Whilst this scheme is still being developed, we are pleased to offer complimentary seats to visitors who have one of the following concessions:

  • Wheelchair user (no documentation required)