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Attenborough Arts Centre is situated on Lancaster Road, a short walk from Leicester railway station as part of the University of Leicester campus.
University of Leicester
Leicester LE1 7HA
We are a 10 minutes walk from Leicester railway station.
If you would like more information about the train services available to and from Leicester, visit East Midlands Railway’s dedicated journey page by clicking here. Listed on the site are Leicester Railway Station’s facilities and their key accessibility areas.
Buses 47, 47A, 48, 48A and 80/80A (term-time only) all stop on University Road.
Attenborough Arts Centre has four car parking spaces for disabled blue badge holders and we can make special arrangements at other venues if you notify us in advance. Please call us on 0116 252 2455.
Visitor parking is now at the multi-storey car park at Freemen’s Common. Visitors will be directed to the multi-storey car park where they can pay as they park. If there are specific, exceptional visitor requirements, please contact ECSfirstname.lastname@example.org.
Weekdays: There is metered road parking around the venue, and Pay and display in Victoria Park (De Montfort Hall, entrance on Granville Road and University Road).
Evenings and weekends: Free in the Medical Sciences Building car park next door – you may need to buzz at the barrier to gain entry.
As well as the events taking place at Attenborough Arts Centre, we also use some other venues on or near campus.
Fraser Noble Hall
The main entrance to Fraser Noble Hall is on University Road, Immediately adjacent to New Walk, via the car park.
The main entrance to the University of Leicester Botanic Garden is on Glebe Road.
We are proud to champion emerging talent and disability-led artists, supporting those starting their careers. Our outstanding access and inclusive work has been recognised through multiple awards and grants from Arts Council England, BBC Children in Need, Leicester Shire Promotions and Paul Hamlyn Foundation.
You can read our full web accessibility statement here.
We use AccessAble to easily showcase further information about our venue for everyone. By clicking here you can see pictures of the centre, inside and outside, access in-depth information about our site, and learn about our stair and door widths as needed. We want to be as open and honest as possible to allow everyone access to our building.
Café and Shop
Open Monday to Friday, 10am – 5pm