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Mercury Theatre

Balkerne Gate , Colchester, CO1 1PT, United Kingdom | 01206 573948 | Website
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Getting Here

Travelling by Bus? Our closest bus stop is on Head Street (outside the Odeon Cinema) – postcode: CO1 1NH. Catching the Train? We are only an hour from Liverpool Street railway station by train. There are trains every hour to and from London from Colchester North Station; book your ticket online at Walking from the station takes around 20 minutes, or you can hire a bike – Bike and Go. Taxis Are readily available from outside the station, or you can book a taxi with PDQ Cars (01206 540540). Driving? Our nearest car park is St Mary’s car park (CO3 3AA). Please allow plenty of time to find a space as the car park does get busy at peak times. Car Share Could you car share with friends or relatives to help with traffic problems? Join the LoveurcarColchester car share bay scheme for FREE, then you can park in preferential bays in town centre car parks including St Mary’s. You will still have to pay but you will be able to park in a wider space nearer the exit and share the parking charge and fuel with your fellow car sharers. Or park in the LoveurcarColchester bays at Colchester Station for free! (Maximum stay eight hours) then walk into town.


We now have five accessible parking spaces available outside the Theatre and these must be booked in advance. You can book a space online whilst buying your tickets if you are signed up to our Access For All scheme, over the phone or in person. There are now more spaces for blue badge holders in St Mary’s Car Park directly next to the exit. There is level access and good lighting to leave the car park across the bridge and when you arrive at Balkerne Gate. Please note there is no parking for standard or blue badge holders around the theatre or within Balkerne Gate. Drop off/pick up point There is a drop off point directly in front of the box office and the Jumbo Water Tower for safe transfer. When you are ready to leave our Customer Experience staff would be happy to call you a taxi. There is a safe comfortable space to wait in the box office area with level access to the pickup area.

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