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This page offers an illustrated walking route to the Shaftesbury Theatre from Holborn Underground Station.
An alternative walking route, from Tottenham Court Road Underground Station is available by clicking here.
There are two exits from Holborn station.
If you see, on leaving the station, a branch of McDonalds ahead of you on the opposite side of the road then do not cross this road, just turn left and walk to the four way crossroads. If you come to a three way cross roads, wrong way.
If you leave the station and see ahead of you on the other side of the road a glass building with a "Sainsbury" sign ahead of you.... turn right and walk to the four way crossroads a few paces away. Then...
At the crossroads, Cross straight over the road and walk straight on passing
the glass "Sainsbury" building:
You are on "High Holborn". If you pass a church or the Shaw Theatre, wrong way.
carry straight on:
Cross Newton Street:
Beyond this, as the road splits in two, be careful. You need the LEFT fork.
You are already on the correct side of the street to take this fork, so follow
the road as it curves. BUT...remember that once you have taken this fork, you need to change to the other side of the road:
straight on as the street changes name to St Giles High Street without any
Cross New Oxford Street, Museum Street and Grape Street. The theatre is
ahead of you on the right: