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The Old Court Theatre
233 Springfield Road

The Old Court Theatre is located opposite HMP Chelmsford. It is a fifteen minute walk from Chelmsford train station which is on the mainline to London Liverpool Street, a ten minute walk from Chelmsford town centre and is easily accessible from the major roads in Chelmsford and the A12.

There is some limited car parking outside the Old Court Theatre on Springfield Road after 7pm. There is also additional parking available at the MOT garage next to the Oddfellows Arms a few minutes walk down Springfield Road where it is possible to park when the garage is closed. Alternatively, there is pay-and-display parking available at the Riverside Ice & Leisure Centre on Victoria Road, less than ten minutes walk from the theatre.

Theatre Facilities:

Old Court Theatre Box Office – For the collection of pre-booked tickets and purchasing  ‘on the night’ tickets only. Cash and card payments accepted.

Old Court Theatre Bar – The bar is located on the 1st floor of the theatre and serves a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. It is possible to pre-order interval drinks at the bar, and the bar is open until 11pm after every show for you to enjoy a post-show drink. Note that the bar is only open on performance nights and at present is CASH ONLY.

Old Court Coffee Bar – On the ground floor, the Old Court Coffee Bar is able to serve you tea, coffee and a wide range of snacks before the show and during the interval. It is possible to pre-order you bar drinks at the coffee bar. This is also cash only.

£50 Notes: Please note that CTW does not accept £50 notes. Anybody presenting a £50 note will not be allowed to purchase tickets or goods with that note.

Toilet Facilities – The Old Court Theatre has full toilet facilities including a disabled level access toilet.

Access – The theatre foyer, auditorium, toilet facilities and coffee bar are located on one level and are fully accessible for wheelchair users. We regret that the bar does not have level access; however, it is possible to ask for drinks to be brought down to the foyer and interval drinks can be pre-ordered at the coffee bar.

Advertising at the Old Court Theatre: If you want to advertise in a venue which attracts between 100 & 500 people per performance
 week, it’s worth talking to us! CTW produce between 6 and 10 shows per year not to mention
 member events and 20+ hours of rehearsal per week. You can advertise in our
 programme for a reasonable fee, or investigate other kinds of advertisement including our two live-screens. For more information or a quotation, send an email to the CTW Publicity Manager


Please note that the Old Court Theatre is not available for public hire.

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