“For more than 1,400 years, a Cathedral dedicated to St Paul has stood at the highest point in the City. The present Cathedral is the masterpiece of Britain’s most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.
Step inside and you can enjoy the Cathedral’s awe-inspiring interior, and uncover fascinating stories about its history.”
Accessibility InformationGeneral accessibility features:
Mobility accessibility features:
- Assistance animal welcome
- Level or ramp access to front entrance
Access via lift
The lift will be out of use from 14 October 2019, for a period of approximately four weeks, due to vital refurbishment work.
"The south churchyard entrance is step-free, and is the recommended access for entry for wheelchair users and people who cannot negotiate the main west front steps. The south churchyard entrance leads to a modern lift serving the crypt and Cathedral floor.
The lift provides direct access to Cathedral floor and crypt. The quire and sacrarium on the Cathedral floor have a small user-operated chairlift. Assistance is available should it be required. Cathedral wheelchairs are available on request.
Usable lift space - 1,400mm length x 1,300mm width."
"Left handed, right handed and ambulant unisex cubicles are all located within the crypt.
The crypt is accessed by the lift. Usable lift space - 1,400mm length x 1,300mm width.
St Paul's does not have 'changing places' facilities."
"Carefully driven smaller scooters are most welcome.
The south entrance lift will not accommodate many Class 3 scooters or some larger class 2 scooters. We recommend that you check that your scooter will fit in the lift before you arrive at the Cathedral.
Usable lift space - 1,400mm length x 1,300mm width."Vision Information:
Vision impaired visitors
"Audio Description Guides are available.
A guided touch tour is available if booked in advance. We can also provide large print or Braille copies of orders of service.
Listen to a description of the cathedral on VocalEyes"
"Guide dogs, hearing dogs and assistance dogs are welcome in the Cathedral at all times. Water for dogs is available."Hearing accessibility features:
- Hearing loop or infrared assisted listening system
- Sign language assistance or interpretation services
"The Cathedral is equipped with a hearing loop system that covers the Cathedral floor and the OBE Chapel in the crypt.
This is used at all services for spoken word elements."
British Sign Language
"A multimedia BSL signed tour with subtitles, is available."