Camden Arts Centre Bookshop, 2017. Photo: Hydar Dewachi
For further information regarding access, please call the Bookshop on +44 (0)20 7472 5500
CAC can be reached via bus, underground, overground, bike and car.
Current timetables and public transport information can be found on TFL
Underground: Finchley Road Station, Hampstead Station
Overground: Finchley Road & Frognal Station
Bus: 13, 268, 82, 113
The nearest stations with step-free access from street to platform are West Hampstead Overground, West Hampstead Thameslink and Hampstead Heath. Please check TFL for up-to-date bus routes.
Café Access to the café before 10.00am is via the stepped side entrance to the garden on Finchley Road.
Off-Site Paid Parking
There is paid parking available at the O2 Shopping Centre 400 meters away from the centre. On-street parking is unrestricted on Sundays.
On-Site Parking (disabled visitors only)
Camden Arts Centre has one parking space prioritised for blue badge holders, which is located beside the level access entrance and wide enough to accommodate a minibus. Whilst it is not possible to reserve a space, it is recommended that visitors call ahead if they intend to use the space and every effort will be made to accommodate this.
If you are visiting as part of a group with access needs and would benefit from access to a breakout space, please contact the bookshop ahead of your visit.
Tickets for Disabled People and Care Support Workers
All our exhibitions are free and unticketed. For our paid events, disabled people are eligible for a concession rate ticket and one free ticket for a care support worker. To book, please contact the bookshop.
Many of the pavements (including directly outside the Centre) are fitted with dropped kerb crossing.
Pedestrian crossing lights are fitted on Finchley Road directly outside the Centre.
Entrance to Building
Camden Arts Centre has both stepped and level entrances.
The main stepped access is located on the corner of Finchley Road and Arkwright Road
The level access is located 10 meters up Arkwright Road on the left side. This entrance is also fitted with push-button automatic doors.
Camden Arts Centre is split across two floors and there is a lift which serves both. The lift is situated on the ground floor, just beyond the Bookshop near the main entrance to the Centre.
All spaces are wheelchair accessible except for the upper level of the Garden.
Camden Arts Centre has one accessible toilet, situated on the ground floor. It is fitted with support handrails and an alarm cord. The toilet is also fitted with an electronically operated change bed and a mobile hoist and sling to assist with lifting.
Baby Change Facilities
Baby change facilities are available on the ground floor of the Centre.
Borrowing Wheelchairs and Seating
A wheelchair is available to borrow on request at the Bookshop.
Portable folding stools are also available to borrow. These are located adjacent to the lift on the ground floor, or on request from a member of the front of house team.
Guide dogs, hearing and registered assistance dogs are welcome at the Centre. Staff can provide a bowl of water if needed. If you want to bring your guide or hearing dog to an event at the Centre, please call +44 (0)20 7472 5500 in advance to reserve a seat next to an aisle.
Information about exhibitions, events and facilities is available in large print and can be collected from the Bookshop. Large print exhibition labels and interpretation texts are available to collect from the gallery assistants.
Hearing Induction Loops
The bookshop and reception area is equipped with an induction loop.