Plan Your Visit and Access Information
On this page, you will find information to help you plan your visit. Footscray Community Arts is committed to improving access across the precinct for everyone.
We acknowledge that there are access challenges inherent in our heritage buildings and gardens and planning is being undertaken to address these. We are also always learning more about improving and embedding access in our events, so are open to your feedback.
Please call or email us if we can help plan your journey.
Plan your visit and access information
Footscray Community Arts is located on the banks of the Maribyrnong River and can be accessed by public transport and car.
Catch a train to Footscray Station and take a 5 minute walk down Bunbury Street.
Take the 402 bus to the corner of Moreland Street and Dynon Road, and then a 5 minute walk down Moreland Street.
Taxi Drop Off
There is a taxi drop off area located in the car park on Moreland Street in front of Henderson House. There is a bench available to wait for taxis.
There are 2 hour unmetered car-parks in Footscray Community Arts’ front car park and metered parking on Moreland Street.
Cycle or walk along the Maribyrnong River and enter Footscray Community Arts via Riverside Lawn.
This map illustrates wheelchair accessible pathways across our precinct. All internal venues are wheelchair accessible. Please call or email if we can provide more information.
Below are images that show landmarks and entry points to the venue.
If you are are deaf, hard of hearing and/or have a speech impairment, you can contact us through the National Relay Service:
Phone 133 677 then ask for 03 9362 8888.
Speak and Listen
Phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 03 9362 8888
Connect to the National Relay Service then ask for 03 9362 8888
Choose the available NRS video relay contact on Skype and ask for 03 9362 8888
Phone 0423 677 767 and ask for 03 9362 8888.
Accessible Toilet Information
There are a number of accessible toilet facilities in the precinct which are open during our usual opening hours, and afterhours for events.
Warehouse Building: Accessible toilet with automatic door located on the ground level. Can be accessed via the main foyer hall way. Entry into the Warehouse Building is via the automatic sliding entry doors.
Henderson House – Top Floor: Accessible toilet located on the top floor. Can be accessed via the internal hallway (enter via the Entrance Gallery or Myrtle Wine Cafe). These toilets have a heavy entrance door and a slight change in levels between the floorboards and the tiles.
Henderson House – Basement Level: Accessible toilet located in the foyer to the Basement Theatre. Wheelchair access to this toilet is limited unless there is a performance/ event on in the Basement Theatre.