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The Mansion House, including the Shop, the Café, the Calderstones Story, The Storybarn and the Studio are accessible via a lift, with wheelchair access to all areas.

  • A wheelchair is available on-site for free and is bookable by emailing
  • Wheelchair access to the Theatre Room is available via the lift.
  • Assistance Dogs are welcome throughout the Mansion House and to all events.
  • There is a low level counter for service in the events bar and The Reader Café.
  • There is ramp access to the entrance at the front of the Mansion House and ground floor access via the Shop.
  • Accessible toilets are available on every floor.
  • Baby changing facilities are located in the ground floor accessible toilet.
  • Large format print versions of our brochure or materials for Shared Reading groups are available on request

If you want to discuss, or ask any questions about, accessibility in the Mansion House then please email our operations team ( or call 0151 729 2200.