accessibility and getting here


13-17 Riley Street
Woolloomooloo NSW 2011
+61 2 8970 2999

Gallery open Wednesday - Sunday 10:00am - 5:30pm

Gallery entry is on the ground floor via Haig Lane.
There is a grey wall with Firstdraft painted on it which you can see from the entry of the lane.


getting here


  • St James is the closest station.

  • Town Hall and Martin Place are also within 15 minutes walking distance.


  • The closet bus stop is on Riley Street - the 461 bus stops here.

  • The William St near College Cr bus stop is also close with 311, 324, 325, 333, 333N, 461, 501, 506 busses stopping here.

Pedestrians and Cyclists

  • Firstdraft is accessible for pedestrians and cyclists via Haig Lane

  • The footpaths surrounding the area are sloped and sometimes uneven

  • There is a wide 3m gate at the entrance

  • Bicycles can be parked next to the gallery gate

Private car and motorcycle

  • Private car and motorcycle users can park in nearby car parks, and on-street.

  • On-street parking is limited during business hours due to the busy area, but spaces are usually available.

Access Parking

  • People with access requirements are welcome to park in the Firstdraft courtyard, providing there is no artwork being shown. Call +61 2 8970 2999 to confirm.

  • The closest car park with Mobility Parking (MPS) is Sofitel Sydney Wentworth Car Park at 61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney. More info about that carpark here.

venue accessibility information

Please see below for specific information regarding accessibility factors for our venue.
If you have questions, please get in touch.

 General information

  • Gender-neutral bathrooms are provided. These are single-stall, with sanitary bins.

  • Assistance animals are welcome, and drinking water is available.

  • Our building is climate controlled, depending on the artwork being shown.

 Access Information

  • The gate to the Firstdraft courtyard is 3 metres wide.

  • Gallery 1 and 2 are upstairs

  • Gallery 3 is downstairs and entered through the courtyard, via a ramp. The entry is 110cm wide

  • Gallery 4 is downstairs and entered via a ramp. The entry is 86cm wide.

  • The staircase has 17 concrete steps.

  • There is one gender neutral bathroom located on the ground floor. The entry is 74cm wide.

  • Please get in touch if you would like to meet someone one-to-one in advance, or turn up early to our events for an easier entry

  • Firstdraft is in a high pollen area, it may be useful to check the Pollen index here.

  • We welcome the use of safety/particulate masks for those that wish/need to use them.

 first aid information

  • A First Aid kit is available in office kitchen, in cupboard displaying First Aid sign.

  • In a health emergency, you should call 000 from the office phone or from a mobile phone. The address is 13-17 Riley Street, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011. Entry via Haig Lane

If you have worries or concerns about attending, or about someone you know attending, please get in touch.

Thank you to Belfast Trans Resource Centre for providing this venue access template.