Access Information at the Apollo Victoria Theatre

Step Guide


33 steps down with handrails


17 Steps with handrail to Row F and then 3 steps down to each row A-E with no handrail

30-55 Steps up with no handrail to Circle rows G-Y

The Apollo Victoria Theatre has wheelchair positions located at either end of Row F in the Circle. These are accessed via two platform lifts from our Vauxhall Bridge Road entrance; one from street level to foyer and one from the foyer to the circle. Wheelchair users wishing to use the platform lifts are kindly asked to check that their chair does not exceed the following maximum weight and dimensions: 70cm/27.9 inches width (including push rims), 80cm/31.8 inches length, 31stone/ 200kg (wheelchair and patron combined). Should you wish to arrive in a wheelchair and transfer into a theatre seat Row F of the Dress Circle is accessible via the 2 platform lifts, so please check the dimensions above. We can store your wheelchair in a nearby location to be brought to you when required.

All seats in the auditorium are able to pick up the signal using our Sennheiser MobileConnect sound amplification system, the venue have a limited amount of devices available to be used, or you can use your own smart device.

Guide dogs are welcome at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, and can either be taken into the auditorium or they are more than happy to look after your dog for you during the performance. 

is in Row F of the Dress circle. There is a total of 17 steps to these seats with handrails, or they are stair-free if you enter the theatre and auditorium using two platform lifts. If you require lift access please aim to arrive 30-45 minutes before the performance starts at our Vauxhall Bridge Road entrance. Please notify a member of the Front of House team of your arrival and they will call for the Access Host, who will organise operation of the lifts for you. Please try to arrive on time as the lift cannot be operated during the performance.

The theatre currently has large print and Braille cast lists available.

Our accessible toilet can be found in the main foyer near the cloakroom. Access to this toilet is stair free once inside the foyer.

If you have any questions about access or other inquiries, please contact relaxed@golivetheatre.org.uk

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