General Information
Car Parking
A number of car parking spaces are available in the NCP car parks at the Barbican and spaces may be booked by event organisers and exhibitors by arrangement with NCP no later than 14 days before the start of the event.

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Please note that disabled parking is free - this can be arranged with Hall Management.

Basic signage for toilets, catering points, exits etc, are provided within the halls. Directional signage for your event will also be provided from the Barbican Centre to the Exhibition Hall on each of the event open days.

Information boards displaying forthcoming events are available in both Whitecross Street and Golden Lane, and can feature the title and dates of your event some weeks in advance of the commencement of your tenancy. To order your space on these boards, please contact Hall Management on 020 7382 7058.

Business Facilities
A range of Business Facilities, including photocopying, faxing, binding etc are available from the Hall Management Office, for which a charge will be levied.

Fire prevention

Both Halls are fully equipped with smoke detectors and a sprinkler system. The statutory number of fire extinguishers and fire hose reels are in place and must remain visible at all times. A Barbican Fire Officer is on duty throughout the open hours of all events.

No gas is available in the Exhibition Halls.

Heating and ventilation
The Hall is heated and air-conditioned to provide a comfortable temperature throughout the open hours of your event.

Music and live entertainment
It is imperative that Hall Management is kept informed with regard to all activities and entertainment planned during your tenancy. Any form of music or entertainment may require a licence, the cost of which will be the responsibility of the Organiser.

The Exhibition Hall is a ‘dry site’ and no painting of stands should be carried out on site.

The Barbican Centre employs a team of security personnel sufficient for day to day security purposes. We are able to provide additional security, front of house and traffic marshalling staff to meet the requirements of the Organiser, at very competitive rates.

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