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Dragon Hall

Dragon Hall


Hidden from history for hundreds of years, Dragon Hall is a magnificently restored Medieval trading hall, originally built by merchant and mayor Robert Toppes.

Dragon Hall is now home to Writers’ Centre Norwich. The organisation will be developing the premises as a National Centre for Writing.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Disabled access

Opening details

The hall is no longer open to the public, however guided tours run one or two Tuesdays a month at 2pm. Please see the website for details.


The Contact

01603 877177


115-123 King Street,



See location of Dragon Hall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 235081  Lat: 52.62537 Long: 1.30154

By Road:
From the A47: Take exit for Norwich football ground. Turn right into Martineau Lane, left into Bracondale and right into King Street.

By Public Transport:
From Norwich station it is 5 minutes' walk to Dragon Hall.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Norwich station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities