Johnstone Town Hall
0300 300 1210
Wednesday 15th May at 10.30am and 1.30pm
Tickets: £4 per child (carers / teachers go free).
Advance booking is essential.Online booking is not available.
Please call the Box Office direct on 0300 300 1210 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to make your booking.
About Johnstone Town Hall
Johnstone Town Hall is a modern, state-of-the art venue. It is home to range of modern community facilities including Johnstone library, a theatre space, ceremony suite, conference space, a coffee shop and meeting spaces. Johnstone Town Hall is completely accessible.
Arriving at the venue
You will be able to enter the venue via the Carlisle Suite (Marriage Suite) entrance, located on Ludovic Square. This entrance will take you to a quiet waiting area before the performance as opposed to entering via the main reception.
If you are driving to the performance, this entrance can be accessed via a private road which drives you down the side of the town hall building.
If you require parking in this area or directions please calling Jennifer/Liz on 0141 618 6721/5126.
Alternatively, you will be able to use the main car park and entrance to Johnstone Town Hall which will take you to the reception area. To access the main car park, if arriving from the A737 please take a right at the traffic lights (at Iceland), if coming from Paisley please take a left at the traffic lights (at Iceland), and then follow on down the road and take a second left. We have a drop off point and plenty of car parking spaces here. Arriving at the main entrance will bring you to the reception desk which is on your left. There is a waiting area across from reception.
To get to the main hall turn left down the corridor, past the first set of ladies, gents and accessible toilets. Walk down a little further and the café is on your left. Just after the café you will find another set of toilets. The entrance to the main hall can be accessed here.
We will have posters around the main routes to make it easier to find your way around the building. The building also offers a cluster of council services under one roof, including a customer service centre housing, social work and AdviceWorks. Our partners Police Scotland and Macmillan Cancer Support are also based in the building.
How to find Johnstone Town Hall
Access by car to the venue is from Church Street and William Street. A one-way system is in operation between High Street, Church Street, Quarry Street and William Street.
There are car parks immediately adjacent to the Town Hall (Church Street and William Street) are intended for customers and other town centre users. There are over 600 spaces for available in alternative locations within 5 minutes walk of the new building, including the new 48 space car park at Parker’s Way, two minutes walk from Church Street. Following demolition of Floorsburn House in summer 2015, additional parking facilities will also be available at Floors Street.
The Town Hall is 2-3 minutes walk from bus services available at High Street. Four stops to the south of High Street at Houstoun Square and one to the north of High Street are covered and provide seating facilities. Bus services are frequent and connect with local Johnstone neighbourhoods and Paisley every 15 minutes, with services to surrounding villages, including Kilbarchan, Bridge of Weir, Linwood and Houston, every 30 minutes. Timetables and further information on bus services can be found at travelinescotland.com
The Town Hall is conveniently located within the heart of the town centre and minutes walking distance to shops, local amenities and public transport connections. The primary pedestrian access routes to the site are from Craigdonald Place, Church Street and the precinct at Houstoun Square.
Johnstone rail station, on Thornbrae lies 5-10 minutes walk east of the Town Hall. Rail services are frequent and connect to Glasgow and the Ayrshire coast every 20 minutes during the day, with services becoming hourly into the evening. The journey to Johnstone from Paisley Gilmour Street takes approximately 5 minutes and from Glasgow Central approximately 15 minutes. The station is staffed from 6.50am to 8.30pm Monday-Saturday and 9.20am to 6.40pm on Sundays. The station has a waiting room and toilet facilities, with an induction loop available at the ticket window. Both platforms are accessible to wheelchair users. Sheltered cycle storage and stands are available. A taxi office is situated at the station entrance. Timetables and further information on rail services can be found at firstscotrail.co.uk.
We have a dedicated baby change area and first aid room. On the ground floor we have 2 disabled toilets located at either end of the building along with ladies and gents toilets on either side. We have ladies/gents toilets here with changing facilities on the purple corridor. On the first floor, we also have a ladies, gents and disabled customer toilet. If you require assistance or directions, please ask a member of staff.
We are happy to provide rest rooms and chill out areas if required and there will be rooms available on the day. The Marriage Suite is available if you require a rest room and chill out area. However, please check with the Customer Services Supervisor on the day to confirm space that is available.
Visiting the venue in advance
We appreciate that visiting a new place can be a challenging experience for some people. If you have booked tickets to see Sound Symphony and would like to visit the venue before the performance day so the young person you are with has a chance to familiarise themselves and look around, please let us know and we will happily arrange someone to be there to show you around and inside the theatre. Please contact Liz Kerr 0141 618 5126 or Jennifer Northcote on 0141 618 6721.
Customer service and guidance/support
Please telephone 0300 300 1210 for further information or to request assistance.
For further information about access in the venue (including seating plan) and how to get there: renfrewshireleisure.com/attending-a-show.