Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Disabled Access: Tate Modern


Tate Modern Access & Facilities

There are nine accessible parking spaces at Tate Modern. Please book in advance, giving at least 24 hours’ notice:

•Call +44 (0)20 7887 8888 (Monday–Friday, 10.00–17.00)
Drop off points
A drop off/pick up point is situated on Holland Street, near the Main entrance.

Entrances to Tate Modern
There are two entrances to the gallery:

•Main Entrance on Holland Street
There is a ramp into Level 1 of the gallery. A flight of steps with a handrail runs alongside the length of the ramp. From here, there is escalator, lift and stair access to all floors.
•River Entrance on Queen's Walk
This entrance is situated either side of the chimney. It provides access directly to Level 2, from here there are lifts and staircase to all floors.
There is an additional entrance to the Café, which is next to the Main Entrance on Holland Street. Entry for wheelchairs, prams and buggies is via the River Entrance or next to the Main Entrance.

Wheelchair and mobility scooter provision
There are ten wheelchairs and two electric scooters at the gallery. To reserve one, please contact us in advance, giving at least 24 hours’ notice:

•Call +44 (0)20 7887 8888 (Monday–Friday, 10.00–17.00)
•Textphone: 020 7887 8687

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Facilities at Tate Modern
Information Desks
The Information Desks are located near the Main and River Entrances. Staff are happy to help with any questions you have.

Toilets
Fully accessible toilets are located on each floor. The toilet on Level 1 is a Changing Places toilet which offers:

•Plenty of room for carers
•Full room coverage electric hoist equipment
•Height adjustable changing bench
•Paper roll
•Height adjustable wash hand basin
•Non-slip floor
•Privacy screen
•Seating

Lifts
There are four lifts which are situated by the main stairs of each floor. These provide access to all levels.


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