ARRIVING BY CAR
Stockton Globe is close to the A19 and A66 and is easily accessible by car. There are several public car parks located within a 10-minute walking distance of the venue including Wellington Square, Riverside and Bishop Street car parks. Wellington Square car park is open late to accommodate visitors and is free after 5pm. On return to your vehicle, the pay machines will be out of service and the exit barriers will be raised for ease of exit.
For customers requiring blue badge parking, there is blue badge parking on Church Road and The Square opposite our venue. There is also blue badge parking in Wellington Square car park and Bath Lane North car park, both have step free routes to the venue.
A map of Wellington Square Car Park and the full list of Stockton town centre car parks can be downloaded here: Wellington Square, Stockton Town Centre Car Park.
If arriving by train, Stockton train station is 0.3 miles away and is walkable in 6 minutes. Thornaby train station is located 1.5 miles from the venue and is a 20-minute walk or a 5-minute drive.
Stockton Globe is well-situated on the high street for easy access to local bus routes. Bus numbers 7, 7A, 15, 17A, 36, 37, 38, 52 and 58 arrive and depart from stops within a minute walk of the venue along with other services for the wider Teesside area. The X10 bus also departs and arrives hourly from the high street with destinations including Newcastle, Gateshead and Peterlee.
You can download the Bus Location and Bus Route map for the local area here: - https://connectteesvalley.com/data/busmaps/Stockton_High_Street.pdf
With four fully stocked bars, and a range of sweet and savoury snacks, Stockton Globe is set to provide you with all the refreshments you could want to compliment your perfect evening out. Bars are situated across all 3 levels of the Globe and are accessible by lift or stairs. Please note that we are a cashless venue, all purchases must be made by card.
Treat yourself to an upgraded VIP experience in our 1935 Bar for an event to remember. Get exclusive access to our private bar for the evening with a welcome drink on arrival for £15 per person. Book Here
ATG makes the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority. Please bear in mind that we undertake bag checks for all customers and may undertake further security checks prior to admission, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues.
All patrons authorise consent to search as a condition of entry. Refusal of search and failure to comply with our prohibited items list will result in denial of entry and a refund will not be given.
Exceptions will only be made for those with medical requirements and/or Access needs. We ask that any special requirements are communicated to venue ahead of your visit for ease of entry if possible.
- We have a strict bag policy and encourage customers to not bring a bag at all where possible.
- Please only carry essential items.
- Bags, backpacks and handbags larger than A4 size will not be allowed into the venue.
- Suitcases, rucksacks, holdalls and computer bags are strictly prohibited. Please do not attempt to arrive at the venue with these items as weare unable to store them.
Storage and cloakroom
- We do not have the ability to store any items or provide a cloakroom facility. Please make alternative arrangements before arriving to the venue.
Prohibited items list
In addition to the items listed in the above list, audience members are prohibited to bring in the following:
- We do not allow ANY liquids to be brought into venue. Customers will be asked to empty or dispose of liquids on entry.
- Drinking bottles less than 750ml may be brought into the venue if they are empty. Tap water is available for refill at all bars.
Food and Confectionary
- A limited amount of vending machine sized confectionary items can be brought into the venue.
- No picnics, grab bags or excessive amounts of confectionary will be allowed into the venue.
- Hot and aromatic foods are not permitted.
- Nuts and nut-based products are not permitted.
- Any confiscated food items will be responsibly disposed of by venue staff. Confiscated food items cannot be stored or kept for collection after a show.
Medication – all medication must have an associated prescription or be in a prescribed box, and the amount appropriate for the length of time in the venue.
Baby Food – small quantities of food for babies and infants is allowed. This also includes sterile water.
Religious Attire – eg. a Kirpan when accompanied by other articles of Faith
Photography & Filming
Professional photography and audio equipment may not be used unless with express written permission from the venue. The unauthorised use of cameras, video, iPads, tablets and any other form of recording equipment is strictly prohibited.
This is a non-exhaustive list. Anything else which we deem spoils the enjoyment/viewing experience of others or puts others at risk will be refused. Any confiscated items will be disposed of responsibly by the venue.
Contact Us - Please see our Access Contact Us page for details
Booking Information - Join our Access Membership Scheme to enable online booking for accessible seats, register for any available Access concessions and, for certain customers, reserve Personal Assistant tickets. Details on how to book Access tickets online are on our Booking With ATG Access Membership page.
Access Parking - Stockton Globe is close to the A19 and A66 and is easily accessible by car. There are several public car parks located within a 10-minute walking distance of the venue including Wellington Square, Riverside, Castlegate and Bishop Street Car Parks. Wellington Square Car Park, located nearest to the venue, is Free of Charge after 5pm.
For customers requiring blue badge parking, there is blue badge parking on Church Road and The Square opposite our venue. There is also blue badge parking in Wellington Square car park and Bath Lane North car park, both have step free routes to the venue. A map of Wellington Square Car Park and the full list of Stockton town centre car parks can be downloaded here: Wellington Square Car Park, Stockton Town Centre Car Parks.
Space for taxis and other vehicles to drop-off can be found directly in front of our LINK bar, which allows entry to the venue on show nights.
Step Free Access and Wheelchairs
All our entrances to the venue are step-free and wheelchair accessible, as are all our bars except the Circle bar. We provide At Seat Service for customers seated in the Circle. Our LINK and Stalls bars are step-free and wheelchair accessible, and both have lowered sections of countertop for easy access. Our 1935 VIP bar is also step-free and wheelchair accessible.
All seating in the Stalls is step-free and accessible by lift, as are our wheelchair positions in the Circle. We have 1 passenger lift on site, for access to our Stalls & Circle areas. Dimensions: 90cm width, 127cm length with maximum weight of 630kg.
The Circle has step free access to the Wheelchair Positions in Row E; all other seats in the Circle will have a minimum of 3 steps to be reached
- Upper Circle Level has 34 steps minimum to Upper Circle from Main Entrance, with 16 additional steps to reach back row.
- Mid Circle Level has 13 steps minimum steps from the Main Entrance, with 15 additional steps to reach the back of this section.
- Lower Circle Level has 4 steps from The LINK to Lower Circle, with 6 additional to reach the front of this section (downwards steps).
13 steps minimum from Main Entrance to Lower Circle, with 6 additional steps to reach front of section (downwards steps).
We have 12 wheelchair positions in the auditorium, and these are listed below:
Row C: seats 1, 2, 25, and 26.
Row G: seats 1 and 30.
Row K: seats 1 and 33
Row E: seats 11, 14, 24 and 27.
All our wheelchair spaces are suitable for remaining in your chair or for transferring into an auditorium seat. Please let us know which you would prefer either prior to your visit or on arrival at the venue.
The Stalls and Circle have individual fold-down seats with armrests. Due to the heritage nature of our venue there are some small variations in the widths of our seats. Our staff are more than happy to recommend seating based on your requirements before tickets are purchased, please email StocktonAccess@theambassadors.com.
Accessible Toilet Information -Accessible toilets can be found on every level of the venue.
Access Performances - All upcoming Audio Described, Captioned, BSL Interpreted and Relaxed performances are listed on our Assisted Performances page.
Visual Impairment Services -Information about our venue’s audio description, touch tours and other visual services can be found on our Visual Impairment Services page. We recommend seats in Row F of the Stalls for customers who require a closer view of the stage. For Audio Described shows you can sit in any area in the auditorium as we operate using the Mobile Connect app. Touch Tours may also be available to accompany Audio Described performances; this will be advertised on the web or brochure page for each show.
Hearing Impairment Services -Information about our venue’s hearing enhancement systems, signed performances and other hearing services can be found on our Hearing Impairment Services page. Our venue has a Mobile Connect system. We can provide headsets and devices for use of this system, or feel free to use your own. Please inform us using the following email address StocktonAccess@theambassadors.com ahead of the show if you require use of our devices, and we will reserve a device for you. Upon arrival at venue, whether using your own device or loaning one of ours, please speak to our Access Host or any other member of the team to have this set up for you. Mobile Connect is suitable for any seats in the auditorium.
Assistance Dogs – Assistance dogs are welcome and can be looked after by the theatre staff during the performance if requested in advance. If you would like your dog to stay with you, please contact us using the following email address StocktonAccess@theambassadors.com so we can ensure your seats have suitable space for your dog. Please also check the show information for any trigger warnings.
Useful Links - For any resources such as Symbol Resources, please see our Additional Resources. Please email StocktonAccess@theambassadors.com for a copy of our Visual Story which is designed to show what will happen when you visit us, to assist customers who are autistic or who would otherwise benefit from preparing for the visit.
Further Information and Questions - Details of company-wide Access Services are available in our Access Section. Any other questions please see our FAQ’s.
Stockton Train Station is a 6 minute walk away from the Globe
Thornaby Train Station is a 5 minute drive from the Globe, or a 22 minute walk
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Located on Stockton High Street, close to the A19 & A66 the Stockton Globe is easily accessible via car
There are a number of public car parks located within a 10 minute walking distance of the Stockton Globe.
Wellington Square Car Park
Riverside Car Park
Castlegate Car Park
Bishop Street Car Park