Lawrence Batley Theatre

Access information

The address of the Lawrence Batley Theatre is Queen’s Square, Queen Street, Huddersfield HD1 2SP.  It’s in Huddersfield town centre, close to the university and just a minute walk from the Kingsgate shopping centre.

If you are arriving by car there’s a drop off area on Queen Street.  The nearest car park is the Market Hall multi-storey in Alfred Street. There are a limited number of parking spaces for disabled badge holders on Queen Street.

The rail and bus stations are around a 10 minute walk from the Lawrence Batley Theatre. The Free Town Bus stops outside the theatre and at the bus and train stations and runs until 7pm Monday to Friday and 5.30pm on Saturday.

The main Theatre auditorium has 477 seats. Depending on how each production is staged the seating format may be altered. For further details please contact the box office. The Syngenta Cellar can accomodate up to 120 people for a performance in various layout formats.  The Attic Theatre is a rehearsal or performance space for up to 60 people.

If you would like to listen to the introductory notes, you should collect your headset in good time to take your seat fifteen minutes before the start of the performance. Please ask a member of staff for your headset and Braille or large print cast list.

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 Lawrence Batley Theatre.  If you are bringing a dog, or if you require any further information before your visit, please call the Box Office on 01484 430528 or email [email protected].

If you would like to be added to the mailing list of Audio Described performances at the Lawrence Batley Theatre, please email [email protected]. The current season’s brochure is also available in Braille, large print and on CD.

Further information is also available on the venue website.