Participating Venue Access

The Spire
St. Mark’s Chapel, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5JN
Tel: +44(0)1273 699223

The Spire’s access statement including pictures of the venue can be viewed here.

Getting to and from the Venue

  • There are no blue badge bays around the venue.
  • Parking in the surrounding streets is restricted to residents only (zone H) and pay and display bays (2 or 4 hours maximum stay) between 09:00 and 20:00 daily. 
  • The closest bus stop is St Mary’s Hall on Eastern Road, directly outside The Spire. Buses servicing this stop include; 1, 1A, 7, 14B, 14C, 23, 27C, 47, 52, 57, 71, 73, 94A and N7.
  • The closest train station is Brighton Station. Southern Railway offer a handy guide to Brighton Station including timetables, or visit National Rail.
  • There is a BTN Bikeshare hub located on Rock Street across the street from The Spire. For pricing and to download the app visit


Venue Access

  • The ground between the street and the venue’s front doors is tarmac. It has a rough surface and is uneven underfoot.
  • The width of the front door is 120cm.
  • There is a shallow step in the entrance lobby. Staff will be nearby to offer assistance if required.
  • The flooring in the entrance lobby includes; lino, carpet, flagstone and door matting.


Inside the Venue

  • The auditorium where the performance will take place has a flat lino and concrete floor. 
  • It is usually set out with rows of chairs. The width between the aisle is a minimum of 1.2m wide. 
  • An accessible Porta-loo toilet will be provided. 
  • There will be a bar in the venue. The bar area is well lit and has a level concrete floor. There are café-style tables and chairs which can be moved. The chairs have no arms. 
  • The venue has a T-Loop system.


The Performance 

  • Seating will be available during the performance. 
  • Doors open at 19:00 with the performance beginning at 19:30 and lasting 50 minutes. The bar will be open throughout. 
  • There will be loud music throughout the performance with flashing/strobing lights. Smoke/haze is also used.