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Contact

The Cathedral Centre

0116 261 5200

Address

St. Martin's House,
Leicester,
LE1 5DE

Details

Leicester Cathedral is situated in the City Centre, close to the Guildhall. With its tall spire, the Cathedral is an important part, not only of Leicester's life and work, but also of the city's skyline.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Welcome sheets with cathedral information in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Gujarati, Hindu, Urdu, Japanese.

Prices

Donation of £3 per adult is requested.

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Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Welcome sheets with cathedral information in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Gujarati, Hindu, Urdu, Japanese.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • small section of cobbles

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

Notes

  • Designated parking can be arranged by prior arrangements.

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 585044  Lat: 52.63434 Long: -1.13698

In the city centre, on Guildhall Lane/ St Martin's. Within the historic Castle Park district.

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