Accessible Parking at the Barbican Centre

Accessible parking
The Barbican Centre is signposted on all main roads into the City. The car parks are off Silk Street and off Beech Street (westbound access only). There is a headroom restriction of 1.85m. All car parks stay open until midnight. The easiest access into the Barbican is from Car Park 3 or Car Park 5, both of which have blue badge parking bays. An accessible ramped entrance into level G foyer from Car Park 5 is available.

Free parking for blue badge-holders
There is an automated number plate recognition system in our car parks for Access Members who are blue badge-holders to allow for free use of the Barbican car parks during visits to the Barbican Centre. To become an Access Member please click here. To qualify for free parking please provide a copy of your blue badge (both sides), details of the number plate of the vehicle you regularly use (up to a maximum of three) and your access membership number to access@barbican.org.uk or by post to:

Freepost RTLZ-UUZK-ATUG
Box Office
Barbican Centre
London
EC2Y 8DS


Available parking bays
Car Park 3 and Car Park 5 provide flat access into the Centre on levels minus 1 and G respectively. There are 7 accessible bays in Car Park 3 and 6 accessible bays in Car Park 5. These are the two most accessible car parks.

Reserving a parking space
Blue badge holders may reserve a wide parking bay in Car Park 3 or Car Park 5, subject to availability. Bookings can be made between 9am and 8pm Monday to Friday on 020 7638 8891. Your vehicle registration number and the date and time of your booking will appear on the display stand notice located at your reserved parking bay.

    Please note:
  • 24 hours’ notice must be given
  • bookings can be made up to 3 months in advance

Cancelling a parking space
The number of accessible parking bays available at the Barbican Centre is limited, so please remember to cancel your booking should you no longer require it.

Car park photographs
To view images of the entrance to Car Park 3 and Car Park 5, and views of the accessible bays available in both car parks please select the following links Car Park 3 and Car Park 5