Milton Keynes Theatre
Milton Keynes Theatre has been designed with an emphasis on access facilities. This guide gives information to assist you in planning your visit and on facilities for people with disabilities.
Patrons with limited mobility
All areas of the Theatres are accessible to customers with limited mobility, including wheelchair users. There is level access from the top of Margaret Powell Square, through into the foyer, with level access into the auditorium at both sides of the stalls. Ramped access is provided to backstage areas. The building features wide corridors and doors, and additional toilet facilities for disabled people. Two front of house lifts provide access to the circle and upper circle, with appropriate seating positions available on all levels. Similarly, a lift backstage provides access to all levels with mobility lifts cited at split-levels between front of house and backstage areas. All lifts are fitted with voice commentary and tactile aids.
The Box Office, Garden Room Bar and Business Bar on the Ground floor all have low level counters and accessible levels for transactions. Front doors to the foyer areas can be operated automatically by push button with tactile aids.
Disbaled Parking Facilities
If you have an orange or blue badge you can park free of charge , for as long as you choose, in surrounding "Pay & Display" spaces. Parking bays for people with disabilities are available in the multi-storey car park adjacent to the Theatre on Marlborough Gate (18 spaces at ground level), to the front of the theatre (3 spaces), and nearby outside TGI Friday restaurant (6 spaces). Please display your orange/blue badge clearly in your vehicle.
Guide dogs and Hearing dogs are welcome at Milton Keynes Theatre and they can stay with you while you are in the theatre. If you wish to bring your guide or hearing dog to the Theatre, please advise the Box Office when booking your tickets and a seat next to the aisle will be reserved for you. Alternatively a member of staff will care for your dog during the performance. We can also provide drinking water for your dog.
There are public toilet facilities on the ground, first and third floors of the foyer areas. There are seperate, fully accessible, male and female facilities on the ground and first floors, and fully accessible facilities for both men and women on the third floor (by door 10). Backstage there are accessible facilities on all levels. There is an emergency call point in all accessible facilities, should you need to call for a member of staff.
Baby changing facilities are located in fully accessible toilets on the ground, first and third floors.
For more information visit the Theatre's website: http://www.atgtickets.com/Milton-Keynes-Theatre
Stantonbury Campus Theatre
Stantonbury Campus Theatre are committed to ensuring that your visit is as enjoyable as possible.
The backstage area of the theatre is accessible by ramp or by the dock door at ground level. Wheelchair access for the auditorium is via an entrance at ground level and there is an adapted disabled toilet adjoining this entrance. There are 4 designated spaces in the auditorium for wheelchairs on this same level. A lift is available in the Leisure Centre (adjacent to the Theatre) which will facilitate access to the Gallery, Auditorium and Upper Theatre Foyer. There are additional Disabled Toilets in the Leisure Centre.
There are several specially marked parking bays for disabled patrons in the car park adjacent to the theatre. There is the facility to park a van or minibus or specially adapted vehicle close to the dock door for unloading. This however is not a parking space and any vehicle must be removed once uploading has finished to give access for emergency vehicles. There is a larger car park on two sides of the Theatre where vehicles can subsequently be parked.
Guide dogs are welcome. Please advise the FOH Manager of your requirements.
Thanks to the generous support of the Powell Foundation an infra-red system has been installed in the auditorium. There are six Sennheiser infra-red hearing headsets. Please collect headset from the Front-of-House team.
For more information visit the Theatre's website: www.stantonbury.org.uk