02 Academy - Leicester

O2 Academy Leicester
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VENUE: 02 Academy Leicester

ADDRESS: Percy Gee Building, University Rd, Leicester LE1 7RH

CONTACT: 0116 223 1181


02 Academy Leicester accepts the Access Card…More information on his service can be found here.

Before you purchase accessible tickets for the venue you are required to fill in the booking form or email stating which event you wish to attend.

If you require a ticket for your companion please mention this at the time of booking.

After you have heard back from the venue you can go ahead and purchase your tickets via Ticketmaster…All details will be in the email you receive from the venue.

The box office is situated in the Percy Gee Building off University Road. There are a few stairs and a ramp leading to the counter.

The box office has an induction loop, a lowered counter and a mic.

Wheelchair spaces are available which run on a first come firs served basis – if you require this facility please mention it at the time of booking.

If you require an information sheet in braille these are available from the box office.

Assistance dogs are welcome, although please notify the venue before your visit.

If you require assistance upon your arrival please let the venue know in advance.

There is a viewing area close to the entrance on the balcony and near the stage which has level access which has three wheelchair spaces and three seats for people with disabilities.

Accessible toilets are situated in the auditorium, balcony level and the stalls.

Staff at the balcony bar – which has a lowered service area – will be happy to help you purchase refreshments.

Medics will be on-site but if you need any help during a performance please speak to a member of staff.

The merchandise stand is situated up some steps so if you need and help just speak to a member of staff.

Please be aware strobe lighting may be used during some concerts.


The accessible bays on campus are reserved for the university but there is a drop off point and there’s free parking on University Road after 6pm.

Alternately there is pay and display parking at Freeman’s Common, Granville Road and Victoria Park Road.


The O2 Academy Leicester is the second largest purpose live music venue in the city.