HOW TO FIND THE LIBRARY

The main entrance is located in St. James's Square, with an additional Members' Entrance, with level entry, via Mason's Yard, off Duke Street St James's.


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Transport

By bicycle:   A bike store is available for members' exclusive use in Mason's Yard (capacity 16 bicycles). Please collect a swipe card from the reception desk of the TS Eliot House entrance. Bicycles are left at members' own risk.  Santanders Cycle Hire, a public bicycle sharing scheme, operates in the area. The closest docking station is on the east side of St. James's Square.

By tube:  Nearest underground stations are Green Park (Jubilee, Piccadilly, Victoria lines) or Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo, Piccadilly lines). Visit the Transport for London Underground Site for up to date information.

By bus:    Nos. 38, 22, 19, 14, 9 stop on Piccadilly. Nos. 3, 9, 12, 13, 15, 23, 139 & 159 stop on Regent Street. Visit the Transport for London Buses Site for more details.

Parking:   Pay and display parking spaces in St James's Square are in operation Monday to Saturday 8.30-18.30.

Disability and access:  The Members' Entrance in Mason's Yard provides level entry to the building with a platform lift inside for wheelchair access. The St James's Square entrance is not wheelchair accessible. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Other facilities:

  • Wheelchair accessible lift – serving the Basement to Floor 6, including the Times Room, Art Room and Reading Rooms
  • A wheelchair accessible lift in the Basement area next to the Lightwell Room
  • Portable induction loop at Reception

Some older parts of the building are difficult to access for those with mobility constraints, but staff will retrieve material on request and provide assistance.

A map showing the main areas of the building can be downloaded here.