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Theatre

Assembly Room

Assembly Room

Contact

Robert Holmes

01226 327008

Address

Hanson Street,
Barnsley,
S70 2HZ

Details

Offering a brand new performance space, the Assembly Room at The Civic is a highly flexible
space that can be used to support almost any type of entertainment or event.

Featuring beautiful plaster cornices, stunning ceiling roses, elegant high windows and a sprung dance floor, the Assembly Room is at the heart of The Civic and will feature a wide range of events and performances, from dance and drama, to music and action-packed family shows!

But there's more to the Assembly Room than meets the eye. The flexible space is also available for private functions and offers the perfect setting for almost any occasion. From banquets, balls, prom nights and wedding receptions to conferences, ceremonies and trade shows, the versatile Assembly Room offers a dramatic backdrop to your event.

Neighbouring the Assembly Room is the Panorama Suite. Offering stunning views over Mandela Gardens and the borough the Panorama Suite is place to relax and enjoy The Civic, both before and after the main event!

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Directions

See location of The Civic on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 345064  Lat: 53.55309 Long: -1.48071

By Road:
The Civic is situated in the heart of Barnsley Town centre, from junction 37 M1 follow signs for Town Centre.
Parking is available at the Courthouse Car Park, left towards the bottom of Regent Street, or on street parking on Regent Street after 6pm. Disabled parking is available on Hanson Street.


By Public Transport:
By Bus: All buses terminate at Barnsley Interchange. Leave by the main entrance and head up Regent Street South, The Civic is on your left after approximately 200 yards.

By Rail: Trains run frequently to Barnsley Interchange from Huddersfield, Leeds and Sheffield. Leave by the main entrance and head up Regent Street South, The Civic is on your left after approximately 200 yards.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Barnsley Interchange station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
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