St Martin's and Ambassadors Theatres
This page aims to offer an alternative route to the St Martin's and Ambassadors Theatres from Leicester Square Underground Station.
The escalator from the platforms deposits passengers into a circular space with a number of staircases leading to the surface. Beside each staircase is a vast white panel listing the places accessible from that exit.
Look for the one showing the Albery theatre. It is marked "Charing Cross
Road East" and "Cranbourn Street". When you leave the ticket
gates, do a 180 degree "U" turn. This exit is hidden behind you,
between the gates! Go up the first little staircase. At the top of it, turn
right, taking the "Cranbourn Street" exit (to your right, exit number
4). Go up the stairs. In front of you will be Cranbourn Street. On the opposite
side of the road are shops.
Cross the road to them, and turn to your left.
Continue on to the junction:
You need St Martin's Lane on the far side of this nightmare mess!
This is the one,
walk straight up it, on the left side of the street:
Keep going until the next road junction (ignore the driveway in the picture above).
This is the turning you need, where the man is standing. Take it, it is to
Follow it round and cross the road when you get the chance:
The St Martin's Theatre is first, once you are round the bend, and the Ambassadors Theatre is just beyond that: