The Borderline

The Borderline

Orange Yard, off Manette St W1D 4JB London United Kingdom



Where we are - Orange Yard, Off Manette Street, London, W1D 4JB. Manette Street is off Charing Cross Road, just south of Tottenham Court Road tube station. Foyle's bookshop is on the corner.

Public Transport

Nearest Tubes:
" Tottenham Court Road (Central Line, Northern Line)
" Leicester Square (Piccadilly Line, Northern Line)
" Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line)
" Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly Line, Bakerloo Lline)
" Oxford Circus ?(Central Line, Bakerloo Line, Victoria Line)

Overground / Mainline Stations:
" Euston
" Charing Cross
" Waterloo

1, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 23, 24, 25, 29, 38, 53,?55, 73, 88, 94, 98, 134, 139, 159, 171, 176, 189, 242, 390, 453
24 hour and Night Buses:
6, 12, 14, 23, 24, 25, 53, 88, 94, 134, 139,?176, 390, 453, N1, N2, N3, N5, N7, N8, N10, N11, N13, N15, N18, N19,?N20, N29, N38, N41, N44, N47, N52, N68, N73, N87, N91, N98, N136, N155, N159, N171, N207, N253, N273, N279

Parking is extremely limited in the local area, with mainly underground parking lots and metered bays available.
The nearest NCP car park is on 112 Great Russell Street. For Blue Card parking click here for more info.


Accessibility -
The Borderline takes the needs of our disabled customers and those with specific access requirements very seriously and actively encourages all patrons to attend the events scheduled at the venue.
Wheelchair Accessibility -
Please note that due to the age and building layout of the venue there is no wheelchair access available to the premises.
Booking Reserved Seating -
If you don't require any specific access requirements then you can purchase tickets through any of our authorised ticket agents, the venue is predominantly a standing venue and all tickets are sold as General Admission
If you would like to check the availability of reserved seating or discuss specific access requirements with us then please contact the venue either via email or telephone (020 7734 5547 before booking any tickets. Due to Licensing and Health & Safety Assessments, we regret the number of ambulatory disabled patrons that we can admit to the venue is limited and we must treat all patrons on a first come first served basis, we will try and make sure that people are seated together but it will depend on how many other requests we have had for that event. Once the venue has confirmed availability you can purchase a ticket through our event listings page or by phoning out ticket agent on 0844 847 2465.
Personal Assistant Ticket Scheme -
The venue runs a free personal assistant ticket scheme to all of our events and are available for patrons who are registered disabled. Please note that this is run through the venue directly and not through the ticket agents and we will only reserve sets for you once a pre-paid ticket has been purchased for the event. To arrange this please call the venue 020 7734 5547 to speak to us directly or contact us through email to confirm availability. The telephone line opens at 11:00 and closes at 17:00 and operates Monday to Friday. Please do not call outside of these hours as you will be asked to call back.
A photocopy/scan of one of the following official documents (dated within the past 12 months) will enable you to qualify for a free personal assistant ticket. Please do not send the original copy.
" Front page of DLA letter
" Front page of Attendance Allowance letter
" Evidence that registered severely sight impaired
" Recognised Assistance Dog ID card

Please note that a ticket will not be sent out to your PA prior to the event. They will be available for collection at the venue Box Office when you arrive.
People with photosensitivity - please note that in some of our events we use flashing lights and strobe - please call the venue if you require further information.
Getting to The Borderline & Parking -
Tottenham Court Road and Leicester Square tube stations are the closest to the venue and both are 0.03 miles from The Borderline's front doors.
Please note that there are no designated disabled parking spaces in the immediate area to the venue due to the Cross Rail development currently being undertaken. The nearest is at least aprox 250 metres on Greek Street.
Check for your nearest Blue Badge parking bay here
NCP Car Parks can be found here
Access into The Borderline -
The front entrance is on street level; there are then 23 steps down a single width staircase to the auditorium, split into three flights of stairs with 2 landings with a banister along one side of the wall on each level.
The reserved seating area is located by the left hand side of the stage, there are 2 steps up to that level and all seats have a clear view of the stage. There is also one bar and all toilets on the same level and within easy access. Please note that there are no adapted welfare facilities at the venue.


Show Hours

Typically doors are at 7pm, check listings to see if they are earlier or later. Show curfew at 10.30pm Wednesday through Sunday and 11pm on Monday and Tuesday, except if there is a bank holiday or a club following the show.

Club Hours

Typically doors are at 11pm, check to see if they open earlier for particular events. Clubs curfew at 3am Mondays through Wednesday and 4am Thursday through Saturday. Late Sundays can be obtained through a Temporary Event Notice.

Age Restrictions

The venue operates a Challenge 21 policy for all persons entering the premises or purchasing alcohol. To avoid disappointment, please bring valid photographic proof of age with you to ensure entry. PASS scheme cards, Drivers license and Passports are all valid forms of proof of age.

Shows are 14+, under 16s must be accompanied by an adult (18+), proof of age upon request regardless of advance ticket purchase.

All club nights are 18+, proof of age upon request regardless of advance ticket purchase.

Readmission Policy

The venue operates a no readmission policy at all events hosted at the premises. All bars accept card payments and the venue has an ATM next to the main bar.

Camera Policy

No professional or semi professional audio or video equipment is allowed into the venue without prior consent of the venue management and all concerned with the artist. The policy related to cameras being admitted to live music shows is controlled by the artist and/or their representatives, this generally considers that any camera with a detachable lens will be considered professional quality. Artists may insist that no cameras are admitted to the show at all. The management will endeavour to place signs regarding this at the entrance so customers are aware if no cameras are to be admitted or if the show is being filmed for any reason.



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