Colston Hall - Bristol

Colston Hall
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VENUE: Colston Hall

ADDRESS: Colston St, Bristol BS1 5AR 

CONTACT: 0844 887 1500


There are a drop off points outside the Hall on Colston Street and at the rear entrance on Trenchard Street.

Blue badge spaces are available on the ground level of the public car park in Trenchard Street – You must pay to park.

Please be aware there is a steep incline on Trenchard Street.

The main auditorium and foyer provides full accessibility for disabled visitors. You will find lifts at the entrances on Colston Street and Trenchard Street which will take you to all levels.

The box office and bars have lowered counters.

Wheelchair spaces can also be found in Hall 1 (9-11 spaces) in the balcony.

There is a ramp which leads to The Lantern – which has 2 wheelchair spaces.

All the stairs are equipped with handrails.

You can sign up the venues Access Register at - which entitles you to bring a Personal Assistant. If you need assistant completing the form the box office staff are willing to help.

The venue can provide an assistant providing you give advance notice.

For visitors with hearing loss Colston Hall is equipped with an infra-red hearing system which is used in conjunction with your hearing aid. If you wish to use the facility please speak to a steward.

Pre-show visits can be arranged providing you give advance notice.

Assistance dogs are welcome at Colston Hall and if you don’t wish to take them into the hall they can be looked after in the foyer.

Accessible toilets are situated on the Lower Ground Level, Ground Level and Level 3.

Brochures in braille are available on request – Please contact the box office if you would like this service on 0844 887 1500 or email

You can book a transit wheelchair free of charge, please contact the box office in advance.

Some areas of the venue are not suitable for Mobility Scooters.

Please be aware some performances may include strobe lighting.


The Afro-Caribbean community have campaigned for the venue to change its name because of Edward Colston’s connection with slavery, because the building refused Massive Attack have said they will never play there.