Newport Street Gallery
Newport Street
SE11 6AJ 

Opening Times

Tuesday – Sunday
10am – 6pm (last admission 5.45pm)
Closed Monday
Open on bank holidays

Exceptional closure from Monday 21 August until Tuesday 3 October included


Free entry for all exhibitions

By tube

Kennington: Northern line (15 minute walk)
Vauxhall: Victoria line (10 minute walk)
Waterloo: Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee and Waterloo and City lines (20 minute walk)
Lambeth North: Bakerloo line (10 minute walk)

By train

Vauxhall station (10 minute walk)
Waterloo station (20 minute walk)

By bus

Route 360 from Black Prince Road (3 minute walk)
Routes 77, 507, 344, C10 and 3 from Lambeth Palace (5 minute walk)
Routes 59 and 159 from Fitzalan Street (6 minute walk)

By bike

Newport Street Gallery is on route 3 of the London Cycle Network. There are 16 bike rack spaces available for visitors located outside the main gallery entrance on Newport Street.

Santander Cycle Hire docking stations are located on Lollard Street and Black Prince Road (both a 3 minute walk away)

By car

Newport Street Gallery does not have any visitor parking so we would encourage you to take public transport where possible.

The parking bays on Newport Street are for permit holders only from 8.30am to 6.30pm, Monday to Friday. The nearest pay and display parking spaces are on Juxon Street (5 minute walk) and have a maximum stay restriction of four hours.

By coach

The nearest coach parking bays are on Lambeth Road and have a maximum stay restriction of four hours.

Accessible Parking

Holders of Lambeth Council blue disabled badges may park in residents’ only bays providing the blue badge is displayed. Pay and display bays may also be used for up to four hours, providing both the blue badge and clock are displayed.

Disabled access

The gallery and shop are fully accessible from the Newport Street entrance and there is a lift to access all floors. There are two wheelchairs available that can be booked in advance. Guide dogs are permitted. There is a hearing loop at the gallery reception. Large print exhibition leaflets are available from reception.


We are not able to offer gallery tours or arrange group visits but the gallery is open and free to the public. Please contact us at if you are planning to visit in a group of more than 10 people so we know to expect you. The maximum group size is 20 people. If you are planning to visit as part of a larger group, please divide into smaller groups of 20 for your visit.

Gallery rules

Please do not consume food or drink in the galleries.
No animals are permitted anywhere within the building with the exception of guide dogs.
Smoking is not permitted anywhere within the building.
Please do not touch the artworks on display. Even clean hands can damage surfaces.
Flash photography is not permitted.

Other local attractions

Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Cathedral
Imperial War Museum
Tate Britain
Southbank Centre and Hayward Gallery
Beaconsfield Gallery
The Garden Museum