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The Royal Society

6 - 9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG, United Kingdom | +44 207 452 2500 | Website

Venue Description

The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. The Society’s fundamental purpose, reflected in its founding Charters of the 1660s, is to recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity. The Society has played a part in some of the most fundamental, significant, and life-changing discoveries in scientific history and Royal Society scientists continue to make outstanding contributions to science in many research areas. Our priorities: Promoting science and its benefits Recognising excellence in science Supporting outstanding science Providing scientific advice for policy Fostering international and global cooperation Education and public engagement


There are four steps from street level to the doorway. There is a wheelchair lift at the entrance which is operable by reception staff. Please use the buzzer to the right of the entrance steps. If you would like a wheelchair space at an event, please contact us in advance so that we can ensure it is reserved for you, and arrive at least twenty minutes before the start of the event. For our public events that operate on a first-come first-served basis, we have a limited number of bookable seats for people with impaired mobility who would be unable to queue.

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There is a disabled toilet on the ground floor behind the reception area.


Information about the staff has not been added for this venue.

COVID Precautions

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Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

St James' Park is just opposite us (about a 5 minute walk). Dogs are permitted in most areas of the park except: - The Memorial Gardens (in front of Buckingham Palace) - The fenced-off grass area around the perimeter of the lake Additionally, they must be kept on a lead in the following areas: - The footpath around the perimeter of the lake - The Horse Guards parade ground. For more information see:

Other assistance dog facilities

If you need to bring an assistance dog to an event, please email in advance with your requirements and we will do our best to accommodate them.

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