Accessible Services at NST


Nuffield Southampton Theatres is committed to providing our customers with additional needs the very best experience at both our venues.


Wheelchair Users and Companion Seats

Wheelchair users are entitled to an assisting companion seat free of charge if it's a requirement to facilitating the visit.

Wheelchair and minimal step access seats are only bookable via the Box Office.


There is level access from our car parks and you may drop off at the front doors via the access lane next to Highfield Interchange


The nearest disabled parking is on Park Walk behind the theatre. Additional spaces can be found at Bedford Place and Grosvenor Sq. We recommend dropping off on West Marlands Rd across Guildhall Square.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs are welcome at all performances. Please talk to the Box Office team if you need a minding service throughout the show.

Assistive Hearing Devices

Hearing loops and headphones for assistive listening are available free of charge from the Box Office.



Relaxed Performances

Relaxed performances are for anyone who would benefit from a laid back atmosphere, including those with a learning or physical disability, an autistic spectrum condition or sensory communication disorder, or families with very young children.

Modifications made to the performance, to ensure a magical theatre experience for all, include:

A partially lit auditorium; the audience are welcome to leave their seats and come and go as they please.

A designated quiet area available at any time before, during or after the performance.

Adapted sound and lighting.  

Story guides.

Pre-show visits to the theatre - please contact [email protected]

Visual Stories

NST City

NST Campus

All tickets are £12

Book online below or call the Box Office to discuss your needs.

Mr. Stink 13th August at 2.30pm


Signed, Audio Description and Captioned Performances


NST is pleased to offer performances for those with hearing impairments, and visual impairments.

Best seats for Audio Described or Signed performances are usually central, but the Box Office are happy to offer advice on appropriate seating.


Auido Described Performances



The Audience - Sat 22nd June 2019 at 2.30pm



A Thousand Splendid Suns - Sat 6th July 2019 at 2.30pm


BSL Signed Performances



The Audience - Sat 22nd June 2019 at 2.30pm



A Thousand Splendid Suns - Sat 6th July 2019 at 2.30pm



Access Membership

Allowing our customers the best access to seats for those that have disabilities or impairments through our new membership!

Join as an Access Member today to unlock a selection of seats specifically held for people with additional requirements, those with mobility issues, and wheelchair spaces. 


Being an Access Member you'll recieve the following benefits: 

  • A welcome email explaining how to book your tickets

  • Exclusive Season Saver and Early Bird discount deals

  • A dedicated newsletter

  • Online access to the best accessible seats including wheelchair and companion seats

  • Complimentary ticket exchange and resale

  • Automatic discount for those that need companion ticket

  • Regular check ins with our team to check your needs are being met

How to become an Access Member

  • Sign up through the website
  • Self-declare your needs through the 'Other Preferences' tab in your account
  • Book your seats online