Unisex baby changing facilities are available on the ground floor and in Quay, Level 2.
A range of lockers are available to use on the ground floor of the building within gallery hours. Visitors wishing to use this facility will require a £1 coin to operate the locker, which is refunded when the key is replaced. Change is available from the BALTIC Shop, also on the ground floor.
BALTIC operates a pay-on-exit car park to the rear of BALTIC. This is open 24 hours a day with no maximum stay. This cash-only car park costs £1.00 per hour with a minimum charge of £3.00. No charge for Blue Badge Holders.
PLEASE NOTE: From 1 April 2014, BALTIC Car Park will be £3 for up to 2 hours then £1 thereafter.
There are five reserved parking spaces for Blue Badge Holders situated to the rear of BALTIC with an access ramp on the riverside of the building which will direct you to the main entrance on BALTIC Square (approximately 180m away). A further five disabled parking bays are available adjacent to BALTIC on South Shore Road.
Male, Female and unisex accessible toilets are available on all floors except Level 5.
Facilities for disabled visitors
Please contact us in advance to reserve a wheelchair, tri-wheel walker or scooter or to arrange personal guidance.Guide and Hearing Dogs are welcome.
BALTIC offers the following accessible facilities
- 50 walking stick stools
- 2 x 4-wheel mobility scooter
- 5 wheelchairs
- 2 tri-wheel walkers
- Accessible toilets on all floors except level 5
- Adult changing facilities (available on request)
- Textphone 0191 4404944
- Large print information
- Lifts to all floors
- Subtitles on a selection of BALTIC films
- Magnilink print enlarger BALTIC library (available on request)
- iMacs with built in access facilities in BALTIC Library
- Sensory equipment (available on request)
For information in Braille, large print or on audiotape, or to arrange a touch tour or sign language interpreted tour please call 0191 478 1810 or for textphone 0191 440 4944
BALTIC is part of the Gateshead Shopmobility Scheme. If you wish to book a scooter of wheelchair for your visit to the Gateshead Quayside, please call 0191 440 4960.