Accessibility

Opening Hours

Box Office Mon | 10am - 5.30pm

Tue-Sat | 10am - 7.30pm
(or until start of the last event)

Sun | Opens one hour before start of first event, closes after start of last event


The Maltings strives to be accessible to all. If you have any needs that are not addressed, please contact our Theatre Manager so that we can do our best to help.
 

VENUE ACCESS

  • Disabled parking spaces available in the public car park in front of our venue
  • Level and ramped access is located to the far-left of the front entrance
  • Power assisted doors at the front entrance
  • Lift located in the foyer with access to all floors
  • Adapted toilet on floor -3
  • Our Main House Theatre/Cinema has a fixed number of wheelchair spaces, which we recommend pre-booking at Box Office
  • Our Henry Travers Studio has centre handrails. Seating in the studio is unassigned, however disabled seating in the front row can be reserved through the Box Office.
  • An Infrared Hearing Support System is available - request headsets at Box Office
  • We welcome guide dogs
  • If you need any additional information or you'd like a large print version of our brochure, please contact the Box Office.


ACCESSIBLE CINEMA

  • CEA Card - We accept the CEA Card which enables a registered disabled person to obtain a free CINEMA ticket for a carer to accompany them to a film. To join the scheme, the registered disabled person (NOT the carer) must apply in advance directly with the CEA (NOT from The Maltings). Full details, application and guidance is available on the CEA Card website.
  • HOH English (Subtitled Screenings) for people with hearing loss
  • Our Autism Friendly relaxed screenings are cheduled throughout the year offering a sympathetic sensory experience for people on the autism spectrum (lighting left on low, softer volume, no trailers or adverts, okay to make noise and move about, bar available as a “chill-out space”, patrons on a special diet can bring their own food).
  • We are trialling Dementia Friendly relaxed monthly film screenings between May and October 2018.


BABY CHANGING FACILITIES & BREASTFEEDING
Baby changing facilities are located on floor -3 (accessible by lift). The Maltings supports the rights of women to discreetly breastfeed in all public areas of the building.


THE GRANARY GALLERY & THE GYMNASIUM GALLERY
The Granary Gallery and The Gymnasium Gallery both have full disabled access. The Granary Gallery has lift access, The Gymnasium Gallery is all on one level. Disabled parking is available at Parade Car Park (The Gymnasium Gallery) and Bridge Street Car Park (The Granary Gallery). Both galleries welcome guide dogs and have ramped access.
For more information about Berwick Visual Arts, please visit their website.

Berwick Visual Arts is an initiative of The Maltings (Berwick) Trust. Registered charity no. 701194.


 

WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY
The Maltings is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

This website endeavours to conform to level Double-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user friendly for all people.

This site has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for XHTML and CSS. The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant XHTML/CSS code meaning any future browsers will also display it correctly.

Whilst The Maltings strive to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.

We are continually seeking out solutions that will bring all areas of the site up to the same level of overall accessibility. In the meantime should you experience any difficulty in accessing The Maltings website, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

The Maltings Theatre & Cinema is operated by The Maltings (Berwick) Trust Registered Charity No: 701194