Accessibility

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7:30am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
8:30am Doors open for sightseeing
12:30pm Eucharist
4:00pm Last entry for sightseeing
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Accessibility

SEE A FULL DISABLED ACCESS GUIDE TO ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL

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  Access to the Cathedral 
The main west front is accessed by 24 steps. A handrail is available to both sides of the steps. The south churchyard entrance is step-free, and is the recommended access for entry for wheelchair users and people who cannot negotiate the steps. The south churchyard entrance leads to a modern lift serving the crypts and Cathedral floor.
Usable lift space - 1,400mm length x 1,300mm width.
     
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South Churchyard Entrance
Direct lift access to Cathedral floor and crypt. Access to all parts of the Cathedral floor and crypt (flat or ramped). The quire and sacrarium have a small user-operated chairlift. Assistance is available should it be required. Accessible toilets located in crypt. Cathedral wheelchairs are available on request. If South Churchyard Entrance door is closed a telephone number is displayed. 
     
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  North Entrance (temporary ramp)
Direct access to Cathedral floor only. This is  the entrance for groups and anyone who feels uncomfortable using the lift. Entry can be gained by contacting the Cathedral in advance on 0207 246 8357.
     
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  Visually Impaired Visitors
Audio Description Guides are included in the cost of admission. A guided touch tour is available if booked in advance. We can also provide large print or braille copies of orders of service.
     
British Sign Language   British Sign Language
multimedia BSL signed tour with subtitles, is included in the cost of admission.
     
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  Induction Loop
The Cathedral is equipped with a hearing loop system that covers the Cathedral floor. This is used at all services for spoken word elements.
     
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  Parking
All enquiries should be made in advance to 0207 246 8350. For information on disabled parking near to the Cathedral, please visit the City of London website.
     
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  Assistance Dogs
Guide dogs, hearing dogs and assistance dogs are welcome in the Cathedral at all times. Water for dogs is available.
     
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  Services
To arrange wheelchair access for services, please telephone 0207 246 8320.
     
Access to the Galleries
Access to the Whispering Gallery (257 steps), Stone Gallery (additional 119 steps) and Golden Gallery (additional 152 steps from Stone) is via stair only. We recommend that those with pre-existing medical conditions, mobility difficulties or concerns with heights and confined spaces do not attempt this climb. 
     
Admissions policy
Standard sightseeing charges apply for disabled people. Carers' entrance is free.
 
Comments and questions
Please contact the Admissions department at admissions@stpaulscathedral.org.uk or 0207 246 8357
On Sunday please telephone the Virgers on 0207 246 8320