How To Find Us
Important information ahead of your theatre visit
Please Note: From Monday 3rd November there are new permanent road layouts in Norwich City Centre.
Most local car-parks remain accessible via normal routes, but to drop off at the theatre or to access Chantry Road car-park, access is via Grapes Hill roundabout and Chapelfield North (now two-way). There will be no vehicular access to Theatre Royal via Westlegate.
Please leave a little extra time for your journey and to negotiate this diversion and feel free to contact us on 01603 630000 if you have any queries or specific access requirements.
Please make sure you leave plenty of time to park before a performance. There is no parking at the theatre.
The nearest car parks include the underground car park at
- The Forum NR2 1TF (opposite the theatre, £1.70 after 5.30pm)
- Chapelfield shopping centre NR1 3SH (behind the theatre, £2 after 3pm)
- St Giles NR2 1NH multi-storey car park is open until 1.00am for a charge of £1.80 after 6.30pm.
- Chantry surface car park NR2 1RG (off Theatre Street, next to the Assembly House) offers parking for a charge of £1.80 after 6.30pm.
Please note that none of these car parks offer free evening parking.
Information on other city centre car parks is available at the theatre on request.
All of the above car parks have disabled badge spaces. There are also blue badge spaces available opposite the theatre in Theatre Street and a drop-off layby can be accessed to the right of the doors on Theatre Street.
Coaches and Minibuses can park at Lower Clarence Road, situated behind the Norwich railway station, Norwich City Football Club, on non-match days and Harford Park & Ride, situated on the A140 Ipswich Road and A47 junction. Minibuses can also park at surface carparks on Rouen Road and Chantry Road. For more information call the Box Office on 01603 630000 or visit www.norwich.gov.uk
Sign up to www.norfolk.liftshare.com to find others going your way so you can car share together.
Taxis are available from ABC Taxis on 01603 666333. Driving eco-friendly cars within their fleet.
From the train station, there are also licenced black cabs available outside the entrance, and dedicated taxi phones within the station.
For information on timetables call 0845 600 7245 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk
It is a 20 minute walk, mostly uphill, from Norwich railway station to the theatre.
Greater Anglia also offer a Cycle hire scheme - see the By Cycle section below.
Visit www.travelineeastanglia.co.uk to plan your route.
It is a 10 minute walk from the bus station to the Theatre Royal, with a gentle uphill slope towards the end of the journey.
For information on local bus timetables call First Bus on 08456 020 121 or click here
Cycle racks are available outside and opposite the theatre. To plan your route visit www.norwich.cyclestreets.net
Greater Anglia offer a cycle hire scheme. Visit greateranglia.co.uk/cycle for more details.
Visit www.walkit.com to plan your journey time and route. It can even recommend traffic free or scenic routes to make your journey to the theatre a more pleasurable experience.
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