Enjoying your night at The Factory Theatre

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Access & Transport

Where possible and certainly if you are coming from within a 10 kilometer radius of the Factory, we recommend that you arrive by public transport and return by taxi (or public transport). The Newtown/Enmore Precinct are well served by public transport both trains and buses, late into the evening.

Buses

For maps and time tables, phone 131 500 or visit http://www.sydneybuses.info/ or http://www.131500.info/

The following bus services stop outside the theatre: 423 and 426 (428 turns off at Addison Rd – Vic on the Park Hotel, 2 min walk from the Factory.) These services operate from Circular Quay via Central Station.

The combination of these three bus services results in an average frequency of around one bus every 10-15 minutes.   Service frequencies are greatest on weekdays and lowest on weekends.   Regular bus services cease at around midnight on most evenings.   Around one-third of services are accessible, and these are identified on timetables.

A summary of bus service frequencies and last evening services is as follows:

Monday to Friday

Saturday, Sunday & Holidays

Frequency

Last service out

Frequency

Last service out

423

Circular Quay to Kingsgrove via Earlwood

20mins (early evening)

30mins (late evening)

1.25am

20mins (early evening)

30mins (late evening)

2.25am (Sat)

11.40pm (Sun)

426

Circular Quay to Dulwich Hill via Marrickville

20mins (early evening)

30mins (late evening)

12.32am

12-18mins (early evening)

30mins (late Sat)

60mins (late Sun)

12.32am (Sat)

11.27pm (Sun)

428

Circular Quay to Canterbury via Petersham

20mins (early evening)

30mins (late evening)

12.42am

12-30mins (early evening)

30mins (late Sat)

60mins (late Sun)

12.42am (Sat)

12.05am (Sun)

Trains

The Factory Theatre is a 20 minute walk or a 5 minute bus ride from Newtown Railway Station. Bus services 423 and 426 operate from Newtown Station directly to The Factory Theatre. These services are reasonably frequent and continue late into the evening (after midnight).   The Factory Theatre is also a 15 minute walk from Sydenham and Marrickville Railway Stations.

For maps and Timetable information, phone 131 500 or visit http://www.cityrail.info/ or http://www.131500.info/

Taxis

Taxis are available on Victoria Road at the front of the venue. To book taxis please call:

Taxis Combined - 133 300
RSL Ex-Servicemen's Cabs - 9581 1111
St George Cabs - 132 166
Legion Cabs - 131 451
Southern District Cabs - 9620 0000
Manly Warringah Cabs - 9977 9111
Western District Cabs - 131 017

Cycling

Bicycle parking racks are available onsite within the Factory Theatre's carpark, and signs identify the location of these racks.   A shower is available within the venue for bicycle users upon request.

Walking

The Newtown/Enmore precinct is pedestrian friendly, with well lit main thoroughfares. The Factory Theatre is 10 minutes walk from the Enmore Theatre or 20 minutes walk from Newtown Station.   The walking route from Newtown Station and Enmore Theatre along Enmore Road and Victoria Road is direct, well-lit and secure.  

Parking       

Newtown/Enmore is well served by public transport and taxis. However, if it is necessary to drive there is limited onsite parking, and plentiful local street parking. In the immediate vicinity there is a small number of residential houses and patrons are strongly requested not to park in front of any houses. Patrons are recommended to park on one of the following streets which offer plentiful, unrestricted parking:

•  Victoria Road, including and along Enmore Park.

•  Rich Street, immediately past The Factory Theatre, on the right when travelling from the city.

•  Chapel Street, 20 meters past Rich Street on the left, when travelling from the city.

Patrons are asked to respect the neighbours by not parking in front of houses, especially along Cook Road, Brompton and Smith Streets.   Patrons are also asked to keep noise to a minimum when returning to their vehicles.

Disabled Access

For wheelchair assistance please notify our Box Office on 02 9550 3666 if you are purchasing tickets to an event.

Cloak Room

All backpack and large bags must be checked into the cloakroom at $3 Per item. Cloak Room availability subject to capacity. Call the Box Office on 9550 3666 to confirm.

Venue Bar

The Factory Theatre has a Licensed Bar. The Bars offer confectionery, snacks, soft drinks and alcohol. The following forms of I.D are required to purchase alcoholic beverages current Driver License, Proof of Age card or current Passport.

Restaurants

There is a limited number of eating venues in the immediate vicinity of The Factory.   The Victoria on the Park Hotel, located near The Factory on the corner of Addison and Enmore Roads (opposite Enmore Park), serves meals on all nights of the week.   The Factory is however located about 10 minutes walk from a large number of eating venues on Enmore Road, Enmore and a reasonable number on Marrickville Road, Marrickville.