There’s no doubt that a perfect event space should be easily accessible and inviting. However, some guests may require special disabled facilities in order to have a fully satisfying experience. The list of disabled access venues in London is constantly growing to meet the needs of people with disabilities. Want to get to know the accessible side of London? Check out our list of London’s best disabled-friendly venues.
Central London disabled access venue of choice:
Sanderson Hotel is a prestigious hotel and conference location in West End. This unique 1950s building contains meeting rooms and conference spaces suitable for workshops, lectures, corporate parties, weddings and much more.
Capacity: From 30 to 180
What makes it disability-friendly: Sanderson has a lift access throughout the hotel.
North London disabled access venue of choice:
We absolutely love this hidden gem of Harringay. Green Lens Studios is a creative, versatile space that’s ideal for hosting private parties, photo and video shoots, pop-up initiatives and other fantastic events. Extra points for original wooden floors and plenty of green accents!
Capacity: Up to 70 people
What makes it disability-friendly: Despite being a hidden gem, it’s easily accessible and wheelchair friendly. Parking spaces are available, too.
East London disabled access venue of choice:
We’re happy to recommend this secret spot in Brick Lane, which is hidden in a private yard. Super Brick is a creative, versatile space that’s ideal for hosting private parties, tastings, photo and video shoots, pop-up initiatives and other fantastic events. They proudly call themselves ‘a shell that welcomes events and industries of many kinds’. Creative interior design that fits the district’s alternative spirit is the icing on the cake.
Capacity: Up to 30 people
What makes it disability-friendly: Despite being a hidden gem, it’s easily accessible and fully wheelchair friendly. Onsite parking is available, too.
South London disabled access venue of choice:
C.A.F.E. stands for Carnival Arts for Everyone. It’s run by a successful carnival group and they definitely know how to make events special. The venue welcomes a really wide variety of events, including exhibitions, rehearsals and seminars – all fully wheelchair accessible.
Capacity: Up to 50 people
What makes it disability-friendly: It makes a great space for many kinds of workshops, such as active therapy workshops for people with special needs. It also has a toilet with disabled access.
West London disabled access venue of choice:
What’s London without vintage afternoon tea rooms? The tea party experts from Kensington’s Betty Blythe are keeping this tradition alive. The venue’s signature style is inspired by the 20s – they even offer a special Great Gatsby-themed menu! Betty Blythe makes a perfect disabled access space for baby showers, bridal showers, birthdays and other types of girly get-togethers.
Capacity: Up to 25 people
What makes it disability-friendly: As you can see in the picture, the venue is easily wheelchair accessible straight from the pavement. Betty Blythe is also conveniently located in the heart of Kensington.