The Prince of Wales Theatre in Covenrty Street in London's West End is owned and managed by Delfont Mackintosh Theatres Limited who have undertaken the £7.5 million refurbishment programme to give the West End one of its most stylish, spacious and comfortable theatres.
Access description: Slight slope into the box office foyer through double doors opening outwards on corner of Coventry and Whitcomb Street. Low The Prince of Wales Theatre is situated on Coventry Street in London’s West End, on the edge of Leicester Square opposite Planet Hollywood restaurant. It is a Grade Two listed building, originally opened in 1937. If you are arriving by car, you can be dropped off in Coventry Street by the main doors. There is an NCP car park at back of theatre, but please note that there is little in the way of on-street parking. The main entrance to the theatre has level access from street and the doors are pinned open 45 mins prior to a performance. As you enter through the main doors you will find yourself in the main foyer. There will be dedicated Access Host who will meet and greet patrons with access requirements upon arrival, andif requested, escort you through the theatre and to your seats.Tickets can be collected from the box office which is on the left of the foyer. There is a lift at the back of the foyer for access to the toilets and Delfont Bar. The Stalls can be accessed from Street level, and the Circle is approximately 70 stairs (6 flights) up. Staircases have highlights and handrails, and the foyer has hardwood flooring for wheelchairs. The seats on both levels are arranged in three blocks. In the stalls there are no steps, but the floor slopes down gently towards the stage. In the circle there are steps which are quite steep and thereis no hand rail.
Sound Amplification: Sennheiser infra-red system with 12 headsets available.
Guide Dogs: Guide dogs allowed into auditorium, alternatively staff are happy to dog-sit. Advance notice required.
Disabled Access: 3 wheelchair spaces available and wheelchair and scooter transfer spaces to designated aisle seats in the Stalls. Companions can sit beside them. Please check location of seats with Box Office.
Toilets: No steps to men's and women's in the Stalls and at the back of the Dress Circle.
Disabled Toilets: Adapted toilets off the Stalls
No video cameras or recording devices.
No babes in arms. Young children (5+) are admitted but not encouraged unless the parent is confident that the child is old enough to be attentive to the performance and not a distraction for other members of the audience. Everyone must have a valid ticket and occupy a seat. Accompanying adults will be asked to remove any noisy infants.