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Getting There

Bus/Train Regular buses and trains run to Norwich from locations around Norfolk and from outside the county. Dragon Hall is just a 6 minute walk from the station and a 10 minute walk from Norwich Bus Station. The closest bus stop will be at Norwich Station.

Car Parking for blue badge holders is available on King Street, and occasionally at the rear of the building. Please contact Dragon Hall in advance if you would like to request a space in our rear car park, as spaces are limited. The nearest public car parks are Rouen Road, NR1 1QU and Rose Lane, NR1 1PY.


Dragon Hall is largely wheelchair accessible and is equipped with two raising platform lifts providing access at all levels on both sides of the building.

Accessible toilets are located on the second floor north side, the first floor north side and on the south side.

Hearing loop?
Dragon Hall is equipped with hearing loop facilities in the Great Hall, the Norwich Freemen’s Education room and at the reception desk. Please contact us to determine if the event you are attending will be using amplification for this facility.

Assistance dogs allowed?

Quiet Spaces
If you would like a quiet space during your visit to Dragon Hall, please speak to a member of staff and we will find a suitable room for you.


115 – 123 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1QE

01603 877177

Accessibility Information

  • Assistance dog
  • Induction loop/infrared system
  • Internal lift
  • Level entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible toilet
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