The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) intends to be a welcoming venue for all its visitors. Our Grade I listed headquarters are fully accessible to those who have a disability or impairment, and we are continually looking to update and improve our provisions.
Visitors who require extra assistance or specialist facilities can either speak to a member of staff when they arrive or book in advance.
*Please note that the front of house glass hoist in House 11 is currently undergoing maintenance, and is out of service. Please contact us if you have concerns or want to discuss your visit.
The RCP offers free parking for disabled visitors. Spaces are limited so please contact us at least 24 hours in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements to ensure a parking bay is available.
We welcome guide dogs and hearing dogs in the gallery. A drinking bowl is available at the cloakroom – just ask a member of staff.
A lift platform is situated along the black rails to the left of the building's main entrance. There is also an inward opening automatic door at the front of the building, giving access to the main reception area and Wolfson Theatre.
We have two wheelchairs available for visitors to the RCP. We would advise booking at least 24 hours in advance, otherwise we cannot guarantee availability. Stools are available in our galleries – please ask a member of staff for assistance.
Wheelchair-accessible toilets are available for visitors who require them:
You can ask for further information at the information desk in the main building.
Step-free access for the Jerwood Centre is through Peto Place.
There is a lift to the education rooms in the basement of the Jerwood Centre. Please contact reception for details.
Hearing induction loops are available in:
A portable system can be used in:
If you require a guide to assist you around the building, please let us know at least 24 hours prior to your visit. Unfortunately, assistance cannot be guaranteed to visitors who do not book in advance.