Situated within the same building as the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Purcell Room is the smallest of SBC’s concert halls.
Type of Performances
It is ideal for a range of events from debut classical recitals to more experimental pieces. The room is also suitable for smaller conference bookings such as seminars where group discussion is encouraged. The stage has an extension facility and a variety of backing drapes.
Fixed raked theatre seating for audience of 367
There is a small staircase to the Main Auditorium. The Room is wheelchair accessible. There is a goods lift direct to the stage area for equipment.
By Telephone: 0871 663 2500
9am – 8pm daily
In Person: QEH & Purcell Room Box Office opens 45 minutes prior to the event.
Box Office, Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 8XX
See Royal Festival Hall for more details
Underground to Waterloo or cross the river from Temple, Embankment or Charing Cross.
British Rail to Waterloo.
To Waterloo: 1, 4, 26, 68, X68, 76, 168, 171, 176, 188, 501, 505, 521 stop on Waterloo Bridge; 76, 77, 171A, 211, 507, D1, P11 stop in York Road; P11 stop in Stamford Street.
Up to 600 spaces available.
There are three car parks on the South Bank: Hungerford Bridge (open 24 hours), under the Hayward Gallery (8am -12 midnight daily), under the Royal National Theatre with direct lift access to theatres,(7am – 1am Mon-Sat).
Special evening & daytime rates: Evening parking for cars entering after 5pm Monday-Sunday and Bank Holidays: £5.90. To obtain special daytime rate, present your car park ticket and event ticket to be stamped at any South Bank Information Desk.
Patrons with disabilities
Disabled car parking available.
Accessibility Hotline: +44 (0) 20 7921 0926 (10am – 6pm)
Motorbike and Cycle Parking
Designated motorbike bays inside the Hayward Gallery Car Park. Cycle racks on Belvedere Road.
There is setting down and picking up vailable on the riverside and east side of the RFH (take the slip road between RFH and the Hayward Gallery).