Venue Information

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be lying-in-state at Westminster Hall from Wednesday 14th to Monday 19th September 2022. All performances of Witness for the Prosecution will be taking place as normal however some travel disruption is expected in central London during this time. Please check your journey before travelling and ensure that you allow additional time as some routes may be affected. Pedestrian access to the theatre remains open. 

You can check the latest information on travel routes through the TFL website.


At London County Hall, we have various Covid safety measures in place, including a brand new air ventilation system, large and spacious front of house areas, and more regular enhanced cleaning across the site.

For the safety and comfort of our audiences and staff, ticket holders will be strongly encouraged to wear face coverings when inside London County Hall.

Our new mechanical ventilation system introduces fresh, filtered air into the Chamber. All air is extracted at roof level, pulling air away from audiences. Used air is extracted straight to the outside and is not recirculated. Filters are changed as part of regular, routine maintenance and we have full control over the air system. Our lobby and bar areas provide audiences with large, spacious areas which are serviced by natural ventilation methods.

If you test positive for or develop symptoms of Covid-19, please do not travel to the theatre, but contact the box office immediately at [email protected] and someone will be in touch to arrange moving your seats to an alternative performance.





London County Hall is situated on the South Bank of the River Thames beside the London Eye and the Westminster Bridge, and opposite the Houses of Parliament. The entrance of Witness for the Prosecution is located on Belvedere Road.

The official postal address is London County Hall, Belvedere Road, SE1 7PB



Mon: CLOSED, Tue – Sat: 12:00pm – 8:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm – 3:30pm



Underground & National Rail

County Hall is within walking distance to Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross and Westminster stations, with access to National Rail services and District, Circle, Jubilee, Northern and Bakerloo lines on London Underground.

For latest underground updates please visit the TFL website here.

Bus routes to County Hall include the no. 211, 77 and 381. For latest bus updates please visit the TFL website here.

Driving to Witness for the Prosecution may be challenging due to our central London location. Usually it is quicker and easier to take public transport to reach us. If you do need to drive, there are three car parks within walking distance located around the South Bank area. Please note that we are within the Congestion Charge Zone.

Situated on the South Bank of the River Thames, we are within reasonable walking distance of a number of iconic landmarks such as the London Eye, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, the Southbank Centre and Westminster. For the best tourist walking routes please visit the TFL website here.



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Designed by architect Ralph Knott, County Hall was officially opened by King George V and Queen Mary on 17 July 1922 after construction began prior to the First World War in 1911.

For 64 years, County Hall served as the headquarters of local government for London, initially the London County Council and later the Greater London Council.

The octagonal Council Chamber sits at the centre of County Hall, and provided seating for over 200 council members and four galleries overlooking the Chamber for the public and members of the press.



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