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Telephone: 01727 857861
In these uncertain times our Box Office is now open from 9:30am to 12:00 noon on Monday to Friday, for bookings by phone. Please note that during the current lockdown period calls are being transferred so that volunteers can work from home and there might be a short delay in answering your call.
Please note that for the safety of our customers and staff, and in accordance with Government guidelines, we are required to issue e-tickets rather than paper tickets. This means that you must have a current email address to which your e-tickets can be sent.
Telephone: 01727 847472
Our Manager’s hours are 9:30am to 1:00pm except Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.
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St Albans AL1 2DL
The Abbey Theatre is half a mile south of St Albans city centre, at the foot of Holywell Hill. Follow the A5183 (from either direction) and look out for the brown traffic signs. We’re at Westminster Lodge, tucked away behind the leisure centre.
You can see where we are on the map above. Put the postcode AL1 2DL into your sat nav. Parking in the car parks near the theatre is free after 6:30pm, and you don’t need a ticket. During the day you will need a ticket – although parking is free for the first two hours. There are plenty of bike racks near the theatre, too.
For more details, click on the relevant section below.
From the M1 southbound leave at junction 7 and follow the A414 (formerly M10) to the Park Street Roundabout at the end of the former motorway section where it joins the A405 and A5183.
From the M1 northbound leave at Junction 6 and follow the A405 towards St Albans to the Park Street Roundabout at the junction with the A414 (formerly M10) and A5183.
From the M25 leave at junction 21A and follow the A405 towards St Albans to the Park Street Roundabout at the junction with the A414 (formerly M10) and A5183.
From Hatfield and the A1(M) follow the A414 towards Watford to the Park Street Roundabout at the junction with the A405 and A5183.
From the Park Street Roundabout take the A5183 towards St Albans. After about half a mile at the King Harry public house junction, turn right down St Stephens Hill. At the roundabout at the bottom of the hill carry straight on along a short section of dual carriageway then turn left into the Westminster Lodge complex, where you’ll find us behind the leisure centre.
From St Albans town centre follow the A5183 down Holywell Hill and turn right at the bottom, at the start of the short section of dual carriageway, into the Westminster Lodge complex.
Parking in the car parks near the theatre is free after 6.30pm, and you don’t need a ticket. During the day you will need a ticket – although parking is free for the first two hours.
St Albans City station has frequent services run by Thameslink from London, Gatwick, Brighton, Luton and Bedford. See www.thameslinkrailway.com for details. The station is five minutes away by taxi, or about half an hour by foot.
St Albans Abbey station is just a few minutes’ walk across the road from the theatre but has a less frequent service. Trains run on a shuttle service to and from Watford Junction. See www.abbeyline.org.uk for details.
Several bus services run along Holywell Hill past the Theatre. Details of these can be found at www.intalink.org.uk.