Accessibility

Accessibility Information

There are wide aisles in the hangar ensuring access for pushchairs and wheelchairs is possible, please note that some side rooms may have limited access for wheelchairs and pushchairs. We also have seating areas for breaks through-out your visit.

Our Visitor Centre is wheelchair accessible, and users of lightweight mobility scooters can also access most public areas within Hangar 42. We also have a disabled accessible toilet which includes:

  • Grab rails and drop-down support rails
  • Hand drying equipment
  • Large waste bin and sanitary/medical waste disposal bin

Please note that there is a separate wheelchair accessible entrance, please ask at Reception on arrival. Please note that we cannot accommodate larger mobility Scooters inside the Visitor Centre.

Please note that there is Free car parking on site, it is an approximate walk of 100 yards from the car park to the Hangar reception, please see the map for details.

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Impaired Vision

There is a Smart Phone downloadable Audio Tour available for Visitors with impaired vision, which can be downloaded before your arrival here or using the link below.

If you wish to listen to the tour prior to your visit, please email us enquiries@spitfirevisitorcentre.co.uk for the unlock key so you can access before your arrival.

On arrival at reception please ask for the Audio Tour unlock key. We advise that you bring along your own headphones to listen to the tour as you walk around the centre.

We are currently fundraising to build a new extension which will include improved facilities for both disabled visitors and families with young children.

Guide and Support Dogs

Pets are not allowed inside the Visitor Centre. Visitors who own an assistance dog are allowed, but the animal must be identifiable as an assistance dog. Please note that the Hangar can be subject to sudden loud aircraft noise, due to the proximity of the active airfield.