The Century Theatre is located on the former Snibston colliery site.  The colliery headstocks mark the site.

When turning off Ashby Road, proceed along Chiswell Drive and over the railway crossing.  The entrance to the site is on the left.

Carry on through the gates and down the drive.  The theatre is approximately 75M down the drive on the left, close to the railway crossing gates.

Car Parking

There is ample FREE parking available across the Snibston site for all Century Theatre shows and performances.

Parking is available adjacent to the theatre. Staff will be on hand to point you in the right direction upon arrival.

Should you have any specific requests or requirements, please contact us by calling 01530 278444, or emailing century.theatre@leics.gov.uk

Public Transport

The nearest train stations are at Loughborough (11 miles), Leicester (14 miles) and Burton-upon-Trent (14 miles). All are managed by East Midlands Trains (08457 125 678 or www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk)

Bus operators within the Coalville area are Arriva Midlands (0116 253 9534 or www.arrivabus.co.uk) and Roberts Coaches (01530 816 425 or www.robertsholidays.co.uk). Please contact train and bus operators directly to enquire about accessible vehicles on routes. For detailed route information and planning go to Traveline - 0871 200 2233 or www.travelineeastmidlands.co.uk.

Local taxi firms with accessible transport:

  • Coalville Yellow Cabs – 01530 441 209
  • KTS Taxis (Coalville) – 01530 833 095
  • Yellow Cabs Taxi & Courier Service (Coalville) – 01530 833 800
  • A1 Taxis (Coalville) – 01530 838 383
  • A Zoom Taxis (Leicester) – 0116 251 2513
  • Ashley David Taxis (Loughborough) – 01509 260 000

Please note that these services have not been individually checked or tested. When making a booking you should make your specific requirements clear. 


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