The address of Hull New Theatre is Kingston Square, Hull, Humberside, HU1 3HF.
It’s situated on the corner of Jarratt street, facing the Victorian railed garden which is in the centre of Kingston Square.
If you are arriving by car, parking is available in John Street Car Park to the left of the theatre, the History Centre Car Park at the back of the theatre and also Albion Street car park which is flood lit and has CCTV. There’s also some on-street parking spaces in front of the theatre. Payment is required up until 6pm.
If you are coming by train the theatre is a ten minute walk from the station, crossing over some busy roads. If you wish to take a black cab there’s a taxi rank immediately outside the front entrance of the station.
If you are travelling by bus, the bus station is next to the Train station.
There are 7 steps up to the main entrance of the theatre. At the top of the steps there are three sets of doors, divided by two pillars. The doors are glass at the top and open out towards you.
There is alternative access into the foyer and the stalls via a lift situated at the side of the theatre, on Jarratt Street.
The foyer of the theatre runs the width of the building. The Box office is situated on the left. There are two sets of stairs leading up to the circle level. One set of stairs is immediately inside the entrance doors on the left, and the other is on the right of the foyer. In the centre of the foyer there’s a spiral staircase leading down into the stalls bar. Alternatively, there’s a lift at the back of the foyer, which takes you down to the lower level. Please note that there is no lift access to the circle.
If you have not already done so, please tell the Box Office in advance if you will be requiring a headset. When you arrive at the theatre ask a member of staff for your headset and a large print or braille cast list. A refundable £10.00 deposit and some form of identification will be required.
If you would like to listen to the introductory notes 15 minutes before the start of the performance, you should collect your headset in good time to take your seat.
Toilets are situated up on the circle level – the ladies at the top of the right hand staircase, and the gents at the top of the left. There are additional toilets in the stalls bar and in the stalls auditorium.
A cloakroom is situated in the box office.
There are two sets of doors to the stalls seating. These are directly opposite you as you come into the foyer through the front doors of the theatre.
The auditorium seats approximately 1200 people. It is arranged on three levels – stalls, dress circle and upper circle. The floor slopes down towards the stage and there are no steps. In the stalls the seating is arranged in 3 blocks with an aisle running either side of the central block and aisles on the far left and right of the auditorium. The seats are flip up.
In the stalls, there are 12 wheelchair positions. Some of these positions have adjoining seats for companions.
Please note that this information has been supplied by the venue and although every effort has been made to check details, you may still have some queries. In this case, we would ask you to contact the theatre direct for clarification.
Further information and contact details
Guide dogs are welcome at the theatre and can be taken into the auditorium. Alternatively, front of house staff will be happy to look after dogs during the performance. Please notify the Box Office beforehand if you will be bringing a dog.
Pre show meals are available in the stalls bar. It is advisable to pre-book, as space is limited. Telephone 01482 318 311
If you have any queries, please call the Box Office on 01482 300 300, or speak to the Duty Manager on 01482 613 817.