With its rich and vibrant history, the Christchurch Town Hall is one of the Garden City’s most recognisable pieces of architecture and one of New Zealand’s premier performance venues.

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Hearing loop

Christchurch Town Hall has hearing loop facilities in the Douglas Lilburn Auditorium and James Hay Theatre. For special seating requirements such as hearing difficulties or impaired mobility please contact Ticketek on 0800 842 538.

Wheelchair access

The Christchurch Town Hall is wheelchair accessible and has wheelchair allocated seating in both the Douglas Lilburn Auditorium and James Hay Theatre. For wheelchair seating and inquiries, please call Ticketek on 0800 686 67. We have wheelchairs available for guests — contact to request a wheelchair.

With only one accessible parking space available on Kilmore Street in front of the Christchurch Town Hall, Accessible Parking is extremely limited. A drop off zone is available in font of the main doors.  

Guest access

The Christchurch Town Hall has lift access for guests to the Gallery level of the Auditorium and the mezzanine level to access the James Hay Theatre and the mezzanine bars. The Circle level in the James Hay Theatre is stair access only. 

Support animals

Support animals are welcome in the Christchurch Town Hall

Accessible transport

The Christchurch Town hall is on public transport routes. To find out details about buses you can call +64 4 801 7000, or visit Metro to find timetables and route maps online. Take a Taxi with Blue Star Taxis 0800 379 9799 or Gold Band Taxis  03-379 5795

Contact the venue directly to discuss your individual accessibility needs.

P: (03) 339 3599



P 03 339 3599