Accessibility

ACCESSIBILITY AT GILDED BALLOON VENUES

Welcome to Gilded Balloon’s accessibility page. Gilded Balloon is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all. This webpage should provide you with all necessary information with regards to access around our venues.

If you have any questions, or concerns, feel free to phone the box office Hotline at (0)131 622 6552 which will put you through to a team of our supervisors.

Feel free to email our team directly at: accessibility@gildedballoon.co.uk . A member of our team should get back to you within 1 or 2 days. Feedback is always welcome.

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BOOKABLE ACCESS FACILITIES

Gilded Balloon provide free tickets for any personal assistants/support workers. If you require a personal assistant ticket, please call our Box Office Hotline (0)131 622 6554.

ASSISTANCE DOGS

Gilded Balloon welcomes Assistance Dogs. We ask that you make yourself known to Front of House staff upon arrival for a show.

SHOW INFORMATION

Some of our shows include the use of strobe lighting, this is listed on the individual show page on the Gilded Balloon website.

Some of our shows are BSL Interpreted. Please email the accessibility@gildedballoon.co.uk address for further information on this.

GILDED BALLOON TEVIOT

Teviot Row House, 13 Bristo Square, EH8 9AJ | Box Office: 0131 622 6552
Venue Opening Times: 10am – 5am everyday

ARRIVAL GUIDE

PARKING

The closest Blue Badge Access parking is along Howden Street, approximately 400m from the entrance to Teviot. Please note that all parking spaces around George Square are closed off to the public at this time of year. Parking spaces highlighted in Sky Blue are for Blue Badge holders, parking spaces highlighted in Dark Blue are pay and display parking areas.

Further information on parking can be found at the Edinburgh Council site: Here 

Taxis and cars are able to drop off disabled access patrons at the junction of Crighton Street and Chapel Street. Please advise the Security Guard of your needs upon arrival. From this point there will be level access up to Teviot along Charles St.

There is not currently level access via the main doors due to nearby construction works, however there is an accessible lift via the Garden entrance. Lifts are available to most floors and there is a variety of seating throughout the venue. All venues are accessible by level access apart from the Billiard Room and Balcony which are accessible by approximately 16 steps up.

Our friendly Front of House staff will be positioned inside the main doors at all times wearing bright pink tee shirts to provide further assistance.

 

BOX OFFICE

The Charles Street Box Office (outside Teviot) can be accessed from street level – please be aware that this box office does not have lowered access windows but staff are trained to assist all customers.

The Main Box office is located inside Teviot Row House at Level one, inside the Main entrance and has a lower access desk. There is an accessible lift via the Garden entrance.

DEBTATING HALL

♿ Wheelchair Access, Lift Access, 6 Wheelchair Spaces, Accessible Facilities, Accessible Toilets

DINING ROOM

♿ Wheelchair Access, Lift Access, 2 Wheelchair Spaces, Accessible Facilities, Accessible Toilets

NIGHTCLUB

♿ Wheelchair Access, Lift Access, 3 Wheelchair Spaces, Accessible Facilities, Accessible Toilets

WINE BAR

♿ Wheelchair Access, Lift Access, 4 Wheelchair Spaces, Accessible Facilities, Accessible Toilets

SPORTSMANS

♿ Wheelchair Access, Lift Access, 2 Wheelchair Spaces, Accessible Facilities, Accessible Toilets

WEE ROOM

♿ Wheelchair Access, Lift Access, 2 Wheelchair Spaces, Accessible Facilities, Accessible Toilets

THE TURRET

♿ Wheelchair Access, Lift Access, 2 Wheelchair Space, Accessible Facilities, Accessible Toilets

BALCONY

Please be aware this venue can only be accessed by stairs. This involves lift access to Basement level and 16 steps up to venue.

BILLIARD ROOM

Please be aware this venue can only be accessed by stairs. This involves lift access to Basement level and 15 steps up to venue.

TOILET FACILITIES

♿ There are wheelchair accessible toilets located by the lifts on the ground floor, level 1 and level 2.

CAFÉ FACILITIES

The New Amphion is located on the second floor via the lift and has a lowered access counter for ordering meals, snacks and drinks.

 

GILDED BALLOON ROSE THEATRE

204 Rose StreetEdinburghEH2 4AZ | Box Office: 0131 622 6552
Venue Opening Times: 10am – 2am everyday

ARRIVAL GUIDE

PARKING

There are blue badge parks located on George Street, Castle Street and the corner of Charlotte Square, each located about 400m from the front of the venue. Please note that blue badge parks are highlighted in Sky Blue in the image below.

Parking spaces highlighted in blue are pay and display parking bays.

Further information on parking can be found at the Edinburgh Council site: Here

There is level access to the Rose Theatre via the side entrance on Rose Street Lane and an accessible toilet in the main foyer, however as the venue is currently under restoration all of the venue spaces are only accessed by between 15-40 steps. Please note that there are future plans in place to make building fully accessible.

BASEMENT

Please be aware this venue can only be accessed by 12 stairs down.

MAIN STAGE

Please be aware this venue can only be accessed by 40 stairs up.

STUDIO

Please be aware this venue can only be accessed by 73 stairs up.

ATTIC

Please be aware this venue can only be accessed by 73 stairs up.

GILDED BALLOON AT THE MUSEUM
South Entrance, Lothian Street, EH1 1HB | Box Office 0131 622 6552
Venue Opening Times: 10am – 2am everyday

ARRIVAL GUIDE

PARKING

The closest Blue Badge parking is along Chambers Street, about 350m from the front of the venue. Please note that blue badge parks are highlighted in Sky Blue in the image below.

Parks highlighted in blue are pay and display parking bays.

Further information on parking can be found at the Edinburgh Council site: Here

DROP OFFS

We recommend being dropped off at the loading bay on the corner of South & West College Street.

There is level access to the Auditorium via the South Entrance on the Lothian Street.

Our friendly Front of House staff in bright pink tee shirts will be stationed inside the foyer of the Auditorium to provide you with any further assistance.

BOX OFFICE

The Museum Box Office is located inside the foyer of the Auditorium. This is a lowered access desk.

AUDITORIUM

♿ Wheelchair Access, 2 Wheelchair Spaces, Accessible Facilities, Accessible Toilets