The auditorium of the Royal Opera House © ROH 2016. Photograph by Sim Canetty-Clarke
The auditorium of the Royal Opera House © ROH 2016. Photograph by Sim Canetty-Clarke

Main Stage

There is lift access and step-free seating to most levels of the Main Stage auditorium, except the Orchestra Stalls, which are reached by a minimum of nine steps. There are more than 100 seats in the Stalls Circle, Balcony and Amphitheatre which are accessible without the need to negotiate steps. In addition, many seats in these areas and in the Donald Gordon Grand Tier and Orchestra Stalls are accessible by 10 steps or fewer.

There are up to 19 wheelchair spaces in the Main Stage auditorium. Plans showing wheelchair spaces in the auditorium, the number of steps to your seat and the different seat types can be found below.

When booking tickets in the Main Stage auditorium it is worth considering the following:

  • The lifts at auditorium left provide easy access to the Paul Hamlyn Hall and Crush Room
  • The lifts at auditorium right provide easy access to the Level 5 Bar, Piazza Restaurant, Piazza Terrace Bar and to the Crush Room
Seating Plans