Within the limits of this Grade One listed building, the De La Warr Pavilion strives to be fully accessible with a range of facilities to support your visit.

Assistance Dogs are permitted into the building.

Please contact customerservice@dlwp.com to arrange a visit.

Before coming to the Pavilion, please check our opening times here


Facilities for disabled visitors
  • Ramped access at the front of the building
  • A low counter at the Information Desk
  • Disabled toilets on two floors
  • A lift to all floors
  • Accessible galleries on both floors
  • An accessible Café
  • Spaces for wheelchairs in the auditorium for seated events
  • Ramped access in the auditorium for events during the day
  • Ramped access into the Studio
  • Two travel wheelchairs are available for use at the De La Warr Pavilion. To reserve, please contact customerservice@dlwp.com or ask a member of staff on arrival. The chairs are provided on a first come, first served basis and are intended for use inside the Pavilion. Please contact us for more information.
Facilities for blind or visually-impaired

Large print season brochures and Cafe menus

Facilities for the hard-of-hearing
  • An induction loop in the auditorium (please indicate when booking)
  • British Sign Language interpretation tours of the building and exhibitions are available on request.
Seating Information

The seat dimensions in our auditorium are different depending on whether you book the stalls/terrace or the balcony. All the seats in the theatre have arm rests, none of which are adjustable. If you have any questions about the seats, or need us to make any accommodations, please contact the Box Office via email on boxoffice@dlwp.com.

Downstairs, the seat dimensions are as follows:

  • (Seat room) In Between arm rests = 47cm
  • Seat to bottom of arm rest = 20 cm
  • (Leg room) Edge of seat to the back of the seat in front = 40cm

Upstairs in the balcony, the seat dimensions are:

  • (Seat room) In Between arm rests = 44cm
  • Seat to bottom of arm rest = 18cm. There is a bar that connects the arm rest to the seat, which may restrict comfort.
  • (Leg room) Edge of seat to the back of the seat in front = 18-23cm, although the front row is 40cm
Carer Tickets

We offer a limited number of complimentary carer tickets to the majority of our events.

 These tickets cannot be booked online, so please give us a call on 01424 229111 or visit us at the Box Office if you would like to book or discuss further.

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