O2 ABC Glasgow

300 Sauchiehall Street G2 3JA Glasgow United Kingdom

O2 ABC Glasgow General Info

O2 ABC Glasgow,
300 Sauchiehall Street,
G2 3JA

O2 ABC 2 Glasgow,
300 Sauchiehall Street,
G2 3JA

- To find O2 ABC Glasgow www.maps.google.co.uk
- AA Route Planner www.theaa.com
- For travel information in and around Glasgow call 0871 200 2233 (option 3) (10p per min from BT landline, charges from mobiles and other providers may vary), visit www.travelinescotland.com or www.spt.co.uk

Nearest Car Park:
- The nearest car park is situated on Elmbank Crescent (1 minute from venue, open 24 hours) www.glasgow.gov.uk

Nearest Train Station:
- Charing Cross
- For more information visit www.nationalrail.co.uk

Nearest Bus:
- www.firstgroup.com
- For long distance visit www.nationalexpress.com

Nearest Subway Station:
- Cowcaddens
- For more information visit www.spt.co.uk

Book Tickets:
- Online: www.ticketweb.co.uk
- Telephone Bookings: 0844 477 2000 (24 Hr) Calls will cost 7ppm plus your network access charge

Ticket Collections:
- The O2 ABC Glasgow box office is open half an hour before the advertised door time on show days only

Special Access
To book tickets for O2 ABC Glasgow:
Disabled Customer Bookings - Please purchase a standard ticket for yourself from ticketing companies who are selling for the event. Once you have purchased a standard ticket please email the box office on mail@o2abcglasgow.co.uk or call 0141 332 2232 to discuss arrangements and organise your companion ticket should one be required.

- Spaces may be limited and will be sold on a first come first served basis.

- Once you have been in contact with the venue you will be sent an email confirmation that should be printed off and brought with you when you attend the event.

- You can also contact the box office through text relay by 18002 0141 332 2232 should this be required.

Companion / Carer Ticket
- This venue offers one free companion ticket this can be booked by contacting the venue directly. These can be limited in availability so please ensure you contact the venue as soon as possible to arrange.

- Companion / carer ticket holders should be able to meet the needs and assist the person they are accompanying in the event of an emergency.

- Braille information sheets are available on request please email mail@o2abcglasgow.co.uk call 0141 332 2232.

Arriving at the Venue
- We recommend arriving at the venue 10 - 15 minutes prior to the doors opening. The door time will be stated on the tickets or confirmations. Please try to arrive at the venue no later than 60 minutes after the doors open.

- On arrival please make yourself known to the venue security or staff and they will escort you to your reserved space and accommodate your requirements.

Accessible Area & Facilities
- The access viewing platform is located in front of the main bar in ABC1 and can be accessed via the main passenger lift from the foyer to the 2nd floor, a wheelchair lift for the ABC1 entrance stairs and a ramp in the venue hall, which you will be shown by security staff as they escort you to your reserved space. This platform can accommodate up to approximately 5 wheelchairs with 5 stools.

- There is also a seated platform for customers who have trouble standing for lengthy periods of time or require walking assistance. It can be accessed via the main passenger lift from the foyer to the 2nd floor, a wheelchair lift for the ABC1 entrance stairs (if required) and is located immediately to your right as you enter the hall. Security or staff will escort you to your reserved space upon your arrival.

ABC 2:
- ABC2 can be accessed via the main passenger lift from the foyer to the 1st floor. Security will escort you to the hall. Due to the layout of the hall and the variable nature of the events, we cannot guarantee sightlines to the stage but staff will be onsite to assist in any way possible.

- There is 1 accessible toilet in each of the rooms (ABC1 and ABC2). Security and staff can show you the location upon arrival.

- Both bars in ABC1 and ABC2 have lowered sections for service, ABC1 section is located at the House Right side of the bar, ABC2 has one located at House Left side next to the sound booth.

Polar Bar:
- The Polar Bar does not have wheelchair access due to its height location in the venue (between floors, requiring a small set of steps to gain entry).

Box Office
- Currently the O2 ABC box office does not have an induction loop fitted.

- The merchandise stalls in both ABC1 and ABC2 are accessible.

Strobe Lighting & Effects
- Events may use strobes, stroboscopic lighting, smoke effects & pyrotechnics. On such shows signs are displayed. On shows with a higher than usual amount / level of this effect extra signage is displayed.

Transport & Other Local Information:
- The nearest rail station is Charing Cross Glasgow (CHC), which is approx 700 metres up Sauchiehall Street / Elmbank Crescent.
- Opening times are: 06:00-23:00 Monday - Saturday & 08:20 - 23:20 Sunday

- The nearest tube station to is Cowcaddens Underground, which is approx 700 metres down Sauchiehall Street / Cambridge St.
- Opening times are: 06:30 - 23:45 Monday - Saturday & 10:00 - 18:00 Sun

- The nearest bus stops to O2 ABC are located 20 meters from the venue entrance. This is a stop for the following services:
42; Barlanark - Drumchapel
X1; Hillhouse - Glasgow
11; Robroyston - Clydebank
23; Summerston - Govan
44; Eaglesham - Knightswood
747; Buchanan Bus Station - Glasgow International Airport

- The nearest car parking facilities are:
Q-Park - located on Bath Street, 24 hours.

- City Parking - located on Elmbank Crescent, 8am-6pm daytime and 6pm-8am overnight.
After 6pm customers can park for free in parking bays on or around Sauchiehall Street.

- Details of nearby accessible hotels, bars and restaurants can be found on this website. www.directenquiries.com

Age Restrictions:
- Gigs: Over 14s only, under 16s must be accompanied by an adult
- Clubs: Strictly over 18s (Photographic ID may be required - UK driving licence or passport only)

- O2 ABC Glasgow once housed Scotland's first cinema in 1896 and over the years was also known as The Ice Palace, The Hippodrome and Hengler's Circus until reverting to its cinema status in the 20th Century in various incarnations as the Regal, the MGM, Cannon and of course, the ABC until 1999.
Converted to a concert venue in June 2005 following an extensive £2m conversion by Regular Music O2 ABC Glasgow is one of Scotland's best-loved live music and club venues.

Contact Us
- Box Office: 0844 477 2000 (24 Hr)
- Email: mail@o2abcglasgow.co.uk
- Tel: 0141 332 2232
- For recruitment, visit Academy Music Group
- For press please email press@academy-music-group.co.uk
- For marketing and partnerships please email jonny@academy-music-group.co.uk



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