Experience the timeless elegance and captivating history of London County Hall, an architectural masterpiece that has witnessed the evolution of the city. Originally designed by Ralph Knott in the spectacular Edwardian Baroque style, this iconic building served as the headquarters of the Greater London Council for over six decades. Since its official opening in 1922 by King George V, London County Hall has endured wartime challenges and subsequent renovations. Today, it has been transformed into a vibrant entertainment and business complex, boasting renowned attractions such as the Sea Life London Aquarium, Shrek's Adventure and the London Dungeon. Moreover, within the former council chamber, immerse yourself in the thrilling site-specific production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution.

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Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution

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About London County Hall

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  • London County Hall has a seating capacity of 369 seats, providing an intimate and immersive theatre experience.
  • The venue offers various sections with different capacities, including 230 seats in the Courtroom Stalls, 43 seats in the North Gallery, 53 seats in the Central Gallery and 43 seats in the South Gallery.
  • The Jury Box seating (12 VIP seats) is a standout feature, allowing patrons to feel like active participants in the trial, and offering a unique and engaging perspective.
  • Premium seats in the Courtroom Stalls, particularly between rows C and E, provide an exceptional viewing experience. 
  • Whether you prefer a more affordable option in the gallery or seek a premium experience in the Courtroom Stalls or VIP Jury Box, London County Hall offers a range of seating choices to suit every preference and budget.

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  • Tube: London County Hall is conveniently located within walking distance of Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross and Westminster stations. These stations provide access to a range of London Underground lines, including the District, Circle, Jubilee, Northern and Bakerloo lines. 
  • Train: For those arriving by train, London County Hall is easily accessible from several National Rail stations. From the nearby Waterloo, Charing Cross, and Waterloo East stations, visitors can simply walk to County Hall.
  • Bus: Hop on bus routes such as the no. 211, 77 or 381 to reach County Hall effortlessly, ensuring a hassle-free journey.
  • Parking:  South Bank Car Park is situated just a short stroll away. This multi-story car park offers a convenient and secure parking solution for visitors to County Hall. Other nearby options are Waterloo Car Park, a 2-minute walk and Q-Park Westminster, a 12-minute walk from London County Hall. The venue is within the Congestion Charge Zone.

Frequently Asked Questions About London County Hall

Where is London County Hall located?

London County Hall is located on the South Bank of the River Thames. The official address is Belvedere Road, London - SE1 7PB, United Kingdom.

How can I reach London County Hall?

London County Hall is easily accessible by public transportation. It is within walking distance of Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross, and Westminster stations, which provide access to various Underground lines and National Rail services.

What are the different types of shows and productions that are staged at the London County Hall?

London County Hall hosts a range of shows and productions, including the acclaimed site-specific production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution, as well as other theatre experiences, attractions and immersive performances.

Is London County Hall accessible to people with disabilities?

Yes, London County Hall provides wheelchair access. There are lifts available to access different levels of the venue, including the Courtroom Stalls, which also have designated wheelchair spaces for performances. It is advisable to inform the venue in advance of any specific accessibility requirements. Assistance animals are also allowed and the venue has adapted toilets as well as hearing assistance facilities.

How much do the London County Hall tickets cost?

The price of the tickets depends on the show that you choose to watch and the timing of the same at the London County Hall.

Where can I book my London County Hall tickets?

You can book your tickets to shows playing at the London County Hall online at London Theatre Tickets. You will get the best deals and discounts and all the information you need at your fingertips.

Are there any dining options available near London County Hall?

Yes, there are various food options available around London County Hall, including an in-house bar called the Courtroom Bar. The South Bank area offers a range of restaurants, cafes, and food stalls where visitors can enjoy a meal or grab a quick bite before or after the show. Brasserie Joël, Hannah, and Troia Southbank are a few examples.

What are some of the things to do or attractions to explore near the London County Hall?

There are quite a few attractions near London County Hall that you can explore before you go for a show. London Eye, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, the Southbank Centre and Westminster are located within walking distance from London County Hall.