Wellington Arch 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.

Please note - On Friday 15th April the lift will be out of service between 11am - 1pm. Between these times visitors will need to use the stairs to go up the exhibition galleries.

Mobility/Older Visitors
Wheelchair Loan
No
Mobility Scooter Loan
No
Site Folders
No
Accessible Toilets
No
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access
The Arch is fully accessible.
Entrance/Set Down
Visitors can be set down outside the entrance of Apsley House just a five-minute walk from Wellington Arch (on a drop off basis only). Pre-booking is not required for drop off/pick up only.
Disabled Parking
The forecourt of Apsley House is a five-minute walk from Wellington Arch.
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
The spiral staircase consists of 65 steps. A lift is available if required.
Lift Access
There is a lift from the ground floor leading to all other floors which is large enough to accommodate a mobility scooter. There is also a disabled access lift leading from the third floor to the viewing balconies. This can accommodate a mobility scooter.
Seating and Rest Points
There are a small number of chairs located on the third and fourth floors.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
No Information Available
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No Information Available
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
No
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
No Information Available
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No Information Available
Handling Objects
No
Tactile Models
No Information Available
Areas of Low Lighting
No
Colour Contrasts
No
Large Print
No
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
Yes
Induction Loops
No
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
Large Print Material
No Information Available
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Sensory Experiences
No Information Available
Handling Objects
No
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
No
Child Size Portions
No
Highchairs
No
Special Diets
No Information Available
Health and Safety
Deep Water
None
Trip Hazard
Visitors should take care when climbing the spiral staircase.
Sheer Drop
Climbing on the balconies is prohibited. 5 storey drop either side.
Slip Hazard
Balconies are slippery when wet - these may close in heavy rain.
Steep Slope
None
Steep Stairs
64 steep and narrow steps from the shop to the 3rd floor. We recommend visitors use the lift.
Beware of Traffic
Visitors should look out for cyclists passing through the centre of the site.
Uneven Ground
Due to the historic nature of this building there are some uneven surfaces throughout

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Wellington Arch

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