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Visitor Information

Paul Mellon Centre
16 Bedford Square
London, WC1B 3JA
United Kingdom

T: 020 7580 0311

F: 020 7636 6730

The Paul Mellon Centre will re-open to the public on a limited basis from 21 April 2021

 


Opening Hours

Day

Building & Public Study Room

From 21 April 2021  

By appointment only on

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

between 10:30-12:45 and 13:15-15:30

UK Bank Holidays

Closed.

Transport

Nearest tube

Tottenham Court Road on the Central line and the Charing Cross branch of the Northern line.

Nearby buses

14, 24, 29, 73, 134, 390

By Car

There is no parking at the Paul Mellon Centre, however there are three Blue Badge parking spaces on Store Street, which runs parallel directly behind Bedford Square. There are also pay & display parking bays on Bedford Square, subject to local parking restrictions.

 

Additionally, the following car parks are nearby:

Adeline Place, WC1B 3AJ (0.2 miles/0.32 km) – 140 spaces, 2 of which are disabled bays

Bloomsbury Square, WC1A 2RJ (0.4 miles/0.64 km) – 300 spaces, 2 of which are disabled bays

Cycling

There are railings outside Pret, Tottenham Court Road, near Bayley Street, that can be used to lock up a standard push bike.

More information on transport can be found in the Building Access Guide document below.

Public Study Room

All readers will need to book their visits in advance. Bookings will commence from 12 April.

Building Access

We warmly welcome all visitors to the Paul Mellon Centre. For information on accessibility at the Centre, please refer to our Accessibility Film below, as well as our Accessibility Guide and diagrams showing public areas of the building, in the downloads section beneath it.

We are happy to offer assistance to visitors wherever possible and if you have any further queries please contact us.

Front of the Paul Mellon Centre building

Figure 1.
Jonathan Law, Building Accessibility, a video introduction to the facilities at 16 and 15 Bedford Square.