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Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BD

Southwark Playhouse is located in the heart of Southwark and is close to a variety of transport routes.


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By Tube
The nearest tube stations are Borough, served by the Northern Line (Bank branch) and Elephant and Castle, served by the Northern Line (Bank branch) and Bakerloo Line. The Playhouse is 5 minutes from Borough Station and 3 minutes from Elephant and Castle (if you take the South Bank University exit!)

For Borough: Exit the station and turn right towards Newington Causeway. We are located just before the railway bridge.

For Elephant and Castle: Exit the station via the South Bank University Exit and then turn left and head up Newington Causeway.

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By Train
The nearest mainline station is Elephant and Castle

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By Bus
(to Elephant and Castle): Numbers 1, 12, 35, 40, 45, 53, 63, 68, 100, 133, 148, 155, 168, 171, 176, 188, 196, 333, 343, 344, 360, 363, 415, 453, 468, C10, P5

(to Borough): Numbers 21, 35, 40, 133, 343, C10

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By Road
Southwark Playhouse is within the congestion charge zone.
Car parking is limited. Nearest parking is an NCP on the corner of Snowsfield and Kipling Street (a ten minute walk to the venue).
The theatre is located on a Newington Causeway, a busy road with a number of taxis going past. However, there is no taxi rank.

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By Bike
There are bicycle stands outside the theatre.