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Car Parking

As well as meter bays located around the streets of South Bank there are also a number of car parks:

The Hayward Gallery and Hungerford Bridge Car Parks.

The Southbank Centre's East Wing Repair and Maintenance project is underway. During this time the Hayward Gallery Car Park is closing for two years from September 2015 while major work takes place to refurbish Hayward Gallery and Queen Elizabeth Hall.

We encourage travel by public transport during this period. Alternative parking is available nearby at the National Theatre Car Park and Coin Street underground car park, subject to charges. Free parking in the National Theatre car park is available to Blue Badge holders visiting Southbank Centre.

Blue Badge holders and those with access requirements can be dropped off on the Queen Elizabeth Hall slip road off Belvedere Road (the road between Royal Festival Hall and Hayward Gallery).

When attending a performance or visiting Southbank Centre, Blue Badge holders can park anywhere in the National Theatre car park. There are spaces near the lifts reserved for use by disabled people. There is a ramped entrance with semi-automatic doors to the basement foyer and lifts.

For free parking, Blue Badge holders should take their badge and car park ticket to the Royal Festival Hall Ticket Desk on Level 2 for validation, prior to leaving.

National Theatre Car Park

Open 7am-1am daily. Click here for more information.

6am-8pm daily. £8 for the day

Disabled drivers

Both car parks offer free parking for blue badge holders. Disabled patrons should take their blue badge, car park ticket and concert ticket to the information desk at respective venues to collect their free exit ticket.