Accessibility information for the Southside Community Centre is available to download here as a Microsoft Word document in a screen readable format.

This information is also listed below:


Venue address:

The Southside Community Centre

117 Nicolson Street




External building information

The Southside Community Centre is a large ex-church. The main entrance is through double gates, up steep steps with railings, and through the blue doors.

To the right-hand side of the double gates is a single gate with a ramp and level access area. This will take you round to the rear door. This door also has level access into the building.


Internal building information

There is a lift. The dimensions of the lift are: 100 centimetres by 86 centimetres. This is small, so please take a note of this.

When you exit the lift, you will be on a level access area into the Main Hall. You will be able to remain on a level surface in the Main Hall.

The hall is large and sound echoes. We currently do not have a hearing loop. We can provide a quiet room on request. If you are attending any Art27scotland activity and require BSL interpretation, please email Alternatively, please phone or text 07534 602 776.


Content information

We can provide detailed show information (for example format, sounds, and script) in advance on request.

We will suggest whether our activity or events are suitable for children. We do not act in loco parentis.



There is one accessible toilet on the ground floor.


Other information

If you have a personal assistant, please book their ticket at the same time, and this will be free.

We wish to make all of our activity as accessible as possible, so please don’t hesitate to contact us and discuss your requirements in advance.