Visit Us & Access


We hope everyone feels welcome to the Old Fire Station. If you have any concerns or needs you would like to discuss, please ring reception on 01865 263980 or e-mail and we will do everything we can to make your visit as easy and enjoyable as possible.

Level access

There is level entry to the foyer of the Old Fire Station, and step-free access to the main Theatre and Studio space via lift. All spaces in the building are wheelchair-accessible via lift apart from the Theatre balcony and the Loft.

There are six steps leading up to the Loft space. If you would like to discuss hire of the space, or any of the events taking place in the Loft, please get in touch.


There are a number of disabled parking spaces nearby on Beaumont Street, and more on New Inn Hall Street and St Giles.

The closest car park is Gloucester Green Car Park, accessed via Gloucester Street.  If you have any questions or concerns, the City Council’s Access Officer can be reached at 01865 249811, or by e-mail.

Map to car parks in Oxford
Blue Badge parking information
Information on accessible transport in Oxford

Public transport

The Old Fire Station is a 10-minute walk from the railway station.


There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor, accessible via platform lift. Other toilets are in the basement (accessible via lift).

Hearing loop

The Theatre is equipped with a loop system. If you have any questions about using it, please e-mail us at or phone 01865 263980.

Assistance dogs

All types of assistance and guide dogs are welcome at the Old Fire Station. It would be great if you could let us know in advance if you will be bringing a working dog to any performances – just e-mail