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This Bridge Theatre guide is designed to help you understand theatre, its facilities and directions on how to reach Bridge Theatre for your show.

Venue Details

Address: 3 Potters Fields Park, London SE1 2SG, United Kingdom

Opened: 18 October 2017

Seating Capacity: 1258

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Story Behind the Bridge Theatre

Located on the south bank of the River Thames, The Bridge Theatre opened its doors on 18 October 2017. The Bridge was intentionally built to move away from London's typical West End theatre area, with the aim of offering greater flexibility and potential for theatrical productions compared to the traditional proscenium-style theatres. The Bridge theatre also bags the title of an entirely new theatre with a substantial seating capacity to be included in London's commercial theatre domain in the last 80 years.

Architectural Prominence

The Bridge Theatre was designed by the renowned architecture firm, Haworth Tompkins, and is a stunning example of modern architecture. The building's most distinctive feature is its adaptable auditorium, which can be configured in a variety of ways to suit different performances. This flexibility allows for a truly unique theatrical experience for each production. The theatre's overall design is sleek and contemporary, with large windows providing plenty of natural light and breathtaking views of the Thames.

Practical Information - Accessibility & Facilities


  • If you have questions about booking accessible seats, email
  • To arrange for a wheelchair to be available, email

Facilities Inside

Handy Tips

  • The early bird catches the worm: Book your London theatre tickets in advance from reliable online sources like Headout to avoid last-minute hassle and disappointment.
  • Arrive early: Try to arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the show to allow time for parking, cloakroom storage, and finding your seats.
  • Dress code: There is no specific dress code for the theatre, but it is recommended to dress comfortably and appropriately for the occasion.
  • Food and drinks: It is advisable to have a snack before the show, given that it is quite lengthy, spanning approximately 2 hrs 40 mins with a 15-minute intermission time.
  • Transportation: The Bridge Theatre is easily accessible by public transportation, including tube, bus, and national rail. It's best to plan your journey in advance and check for any service disruptions or delays.
  • Parking: If you plan to drive, there is a Q-Park a few minutes' walk from the theatre, offering a 20% discount if pre-booked with the promo code BRIDGE20.
  • Cloakroom: The theatre has a cloakroom for storing bags and coats. However, larger bags, luggage, folding bicycles, and e-scooters are not allowed.
  • Security: The theatre has security measures in place to ensure the safety of all visitors. It's best to avoid bringing any prohibited items and to be prepared for bag checks at the entrance.

Plan Your Visit: Getting There

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Where is the Bridge Theatre located?

Conveniently situated between Tower Bridge and City Hall, the Bridge Theatre is easily accessible by public transport within a short distance.


How many seats does the Bridge Theatre have?

The Bridge Theatre has a total of 1258 seats.


What are the facilities available at the Bridge Theatre?

The Bridge Theatre has accessible restrooms, cloakrooms, dementia assistance, bar and more.


Does the Bridge Theatre have accessible seating?

Yes, the Bridge Theatre has accessible seating. The Stalls ZZ32-ZZ33 and ZZ42-ZZ43 (front row) offer wheelchair spaces that can be accessed via the platform lift, with level access available from the stalls level. It's important to note that the platform lift has a weight limit of 500 Kg (6 persons).


Which is the closest tube station to the Bridge Theatre?

The closest tube station to Bridge Theatre would be the London Bridge station, served by the Jubilee and Northern lines.