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The Guildhall

The Guildhall

Exterior

Contact

Leicester TIC

0116 255 4000

Address

Guildhall Lane,
Leicester,
LE1 5FQ

Details

This was the Town Hall until 1876 and regular meeting place of Leicester's Temperance Society until the opening of Cook's Temperance Hall in Granby Street. It is now one of the city's museums.

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Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopPublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableFacilities for conferencing

Limited wheelchair access, accessible toilet, induction loop, guide dogs welcome. Broadband internet access is available.

Opening details

Open daily 11am - 4.30pm

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

Limited wheelchair access, accessible toilet, induction loop, guide dogs welcome. Broadband internet access is available.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • 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

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
    • YesTo the gift shop

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 585044  Lat: 52.63421 Long: -1.13703

The Guildhall is located in the heart of the city centre. It is next to to Leicester Cathedral, on Guildhall Lane. Guildhall Lane is a continuation of Silver Street and runs parallel to High Street where the Highcross Shopping Centre is located.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1.6 km from Leicester station

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