The Old Fire Station

The Old Fire Station is a thriving arts centre offering a programme of theatre, comedy, dance and more.

Location and Transport

40 George Street

The Old Fire Station lies in the South West corner of Gloucester Green square and marketplace, and it also has an entrance on George Street. It is adjacent to the Gloucester Green bus station and only about ten minutes walk from Oxford Rail Station. The closest car park is Gloucester Green Car Park which is an underground car park accessed via Gloucester Street with a pedestrian exit right next to the Fire Station.


There is level entry to the foyer of the Old Fire Station, and step-free access to the main Theatre and Studio space via lift. All spaces in the building are wheelchair-accessible via lift apart from the Theatre balcony and the Loft. There are six steps leading up to the Loft space. There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor.

Information for Promoters

It has a number of spaces available for hire and can accommodate a wide range of events, and the facility already has its own staff for admission etc, making it good for high profile events.