Tate Britain Tate Britain

Tate Britain

Millbank, London, SW1P 4RG, United Kingdom | 020 7887 8888 | Website

Venue Description

Tate Britain is the home of British art from 1500 to the present day.


The Gallery has four entrances: Manton entrance on Atterbury Street: •There is a ramp and steps down to the entrance, both with central handrails. •The Manton entrance has automatic sliding doors. •The Manton entrance takes you to the lower floor of the gallery where there is level access to the Linbury Galleries, the Hyman Kreitman Reading Rooms, Rex Whistler Restaurant, Café, telephone, toilets and baby care room. •There is lift and stair access to the main gallery areas on the upper floor. Millbank Entrance: •There are 20 steps up to this entrance. The first 18 steps are unmarked, and the last two are wider marked steps. There are handrails at either side of the main flight of steps. •There is a revolving door and two side doors at the entrance. •This entrance takes you to the upper floor and the main gallery areas. •There is lift and stair access to the lower floor. North entrance on John Islip Street: •There is parking for disabled visitors via the North Gate on John Islip Street. Spaces must be booked in advance, please see Accessible car parking for further details. •Parking is accessed via the back of the gallery; the spaces are near the staff entrance. Clore Gallery Entrance on Millbank: •This entrance is currently closed.

Accessible Performances

Our BSL tours are free and do not require booking you can check the timetable of when our talks run: http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on?audience_type=access&daterange=fromnow&gallery_group=tate_britain We offer a signing art training programme for BSL users to aid their development in becoming gallery guides. Audio descriptive tours also take place and are free for upcoming tours check http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on?audience_type=access&daterange=fromnow&gallery_group=tate_britain Day long workshops led by the artist in residence for SEN schools.


Our accessible toilets are on the ground floor and in the foyer of the Clore gallery.


The information desks, auditorium and the manton studios comes fitted with a hearing loop system. Many of our hosts on our guided tours also have hearing loop systems on them. If you have any access needs or questions you can call Public Programmes: publicprogrammes@tate.org.uk and use the subject line ACCESS or call +44 (0)20 7887 8888.

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

Guide dogs, Hearing dogs and Assistance dogs are welcome in the gallery. Water bowels are available from the cloak room where a member of staff will be able to help.

The venue says it has...

  • Audio Described
  • Audio Format
  • Sign Language
  • Carer Discount
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • Induction Loop
  • Large Print
  • Disabled Parking
  • Access Statement
  • Online Booking

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