We aim to help visitors with disabilities make the most of their experience – if you have any questions or need particular assistance please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Level access into the Cathedral is available through the South West Door, which is marked on the Cathedral Plan

Within the Cathedral and the Cathedral precincts there are ramps for easy level access. The Cathedral has two wheelchairs which may be used, free of charge, on a first-come first-served basis. 

A hearing loop system is available in the Cathedral during services.

Accessible toilets are available in the Cloisters Café and also just off the Green – see the Cathedral Plan.

There are a limited number of Disabled parking spaces situated on the approach to the Cathedral via West Street. These spaces can be used free of charge provided the vehicle is displaying a disabled person's badge and the registered disabled person is driving or is a passenger. 

For further information on parking for disabled visitors in Chichester please see

Large print Welcome Leaflets are available at the entrance to the Cathedral – please ask one of the volunteers or staff.

Large print Orders of Service are available for all our major services and Sunday Eucharist. With 48 hours notice, large print information can be provided for most of our other services too. To use this facility, please contact 01243 812488 or email:

Guide, Therapy and Assistance Dogs are welcome in the Cathedral and in the Café and Shop - these types of dogs can accompany you throughout your entire visit.

Pet dogs are not permitted in the Café but well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome in the Cathedral Grounds, the Cloisters and in the Café Garden. Our Café team can also provide drinking bowls and water.

The Cloisters Café and Shop are fully accessible.

If you are planning a visit to the Cathedral and have any questions regarding access please contact us, 01243 782595 or

For further information regarding general travel advice for the disabled you may wish to visit the DisabledTravelAdvice website.

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