Apsley House Access

Access information for the site is listed below. For more information, or if you have particular access needs, please contact us before you visit. Please note that some facilities may require booking in advance.

Mobility/Older Visitors
Wheelchair loan Yes
Entrance/Set Down No
Site Folders Yes
Accessible Toilets No
Adult changing area No
Handrails No
Easy-use cutlery No
Assistance Dogs Welcome No
Wheelchair Access  

Disabled access is very limited for those with impaired mobility, as there are no ramps and only one lift in the building. Visitors are advised to bring a companion.

One wheelchair available on request. Please call in advance.

Entrance/Set Down Please call site in advance.
Disabled Parking Limited, free parking is available for disabled visitors. It is essential to book parking in advance. Parking spaces are between 5-15m away from the entrance. Cobbled forecourt with 5 steps to the front door. Please note there is no ramp available.
Onsite Transport No information available
Stairs Five steps to the front door. Eight steps down to the lift. There are three steps down to the basement gallery.
Lift Access Lift provides access to the first floor, but there are 8 steps down to the lift itself.
Seating and rest points Chairs are located in the dining room and the Red Striped Room. Carry stools are available on request.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients Cobbled stones in forecourt, mosaic tiles in the shop and inner hall. Rest of the house is carpeted.
Dog Bowl and Toileting No information available
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides No
Braille Signage No
Handrails No
Accessible Toilets No
Torches No
Assistance Dogs Welcome No
Sensory Experiences No information available
Audio Tours Yes
Site Tours The multimedia guide is very descriptive and suitable for visually-impaired visitors.
Handling Objects No information available
Tactile Models No information available
Areas of Low Lighting House interior can be quite dark, and some rooms are dimly lit to protect the contents.
Colour contrasts No information available
Large Print No information available
Dog Bowl and Toileting No information available
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating fire alarms No
Tour transcripts No
Film subtitles No
BSL Tours No
Assistance Dogs Welcome No
Induction Loops No information available
Audio installation transcripts No
Dog Bowl and Toileting No information available
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets No
Adult changing area No
Easy-use cutlery No
Basic language audio tours No information available
Easy Read Material No information available
Large print Material No information available
Dyslexia Friendly Material No information available
Sensory Experiences No information available
Handling Objects No information available
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use cutlery No
Bottle/food Warming No
Child Size Portions No
Highchairs No
Induction Loops No information available
Health and Safety
Deep Water No information available
Trip Hazard No information available
Sheer Drop No information available
Slip Hazard Cobbled stones in forecourt, mosaic tiles in the shop and inner hall.
Steep Slope No information available
Steep Stairs No information available
Beware of Traffic Visitors have to cross very busy roads to reach the site.
Uneven Ground No information available

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0370 333 1181
Minicom text telephone for deaf and hard of hearing
0800 015 0516

Apsley House

Address
149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, London, W1J 7NT
Telephone
020 7499 5676
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