Toynbee Studios

  • We are working towards making Toynbee Studios the safest space it can be for artists, visitors, audiences and staff.
    Download our Welcome text (PDF | Word).
    Download our Safer Spaces policy (PDF | Word).
  • Toynbee Studios is accessible to wheelchair users. There is one public entrance, accessed via Commercial Street.
  • All of our toilets are gender neutral. Fully accessible toilets are located on the ground, first and third floors.
  • In the first floor disabled toilet, there is a wheelchair-accessible shower with a fold-down shower seat and an ergonomic sink that is adjustable in height.
  • In the third floor disabled toilet, the accessible toilet has a shower with a hoist, which is an Opemed OT200c and has safe working weight of 200kg, and a powered nursing bench with safety rail.
  • There is a quiet space on the third floor.
  • To access the lift, please enter via the café and go up the ramp to the reception.
  • We have no car parking facilities. 
  • The nearest Tube station with lift access is Liverpool Street, which is approximately 10 minutes from Toynbee Studios. Shoreditch High Street Overground station also has lift and step free access. See Transport for London’s guidance on step-free access.
  • We welcome guide, hearing and assistance dogs. A drinking bowl is located in the café foyer.
  • You can let us know your access requirements before you visit by emailing:
  • If you're coming to an event at Toynbee Studios, you can let a member of staff know your seating requirements. We have a relaxed performance kit at box office which we offer where possible and in conversation with artists. It includes ear defenders, pillows, blankets and yoga mats which we invite you to use in the performance space.

Accessible brochures
You can download plain text versions of our brochures here (Annual Report | Portfolio). To request these brochures in Large Print or another format please call 020 7247 5102 or email

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Resources on access from Unlimited
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