Accessibility & Parking at Parnell Community Centre
Location and car access
Parnell Community Centre is located at 545 Parnell Road, Parnell. It sits within a complex of buildings known as the Foundation Precinct, which is bounded by Parnell Road, George Street and Titoki Streets. The Precinct and car parking areas can be accessed by vehicular entrances off each of these three streets/roads.
Car parking at the Community Centre
Parnell Community Centre has 27 assigned car parks within the Foundation Precinct area. These are clearly marked "Jubilee Building". One of these car parks, outside the Jubilee Hall, at the rear of the Jubilee Building, is an accessible (disabled) car space. Parking is only for visitors to the Community Centre, including those attending functions in the Jubilee Building.
Parnell Library has a number of 30 minute car parks at the front / Parnell Road side of the Jubilee Building, including an accessible (disabled) car space.
Other car parks in the Foundation Precinct area are for private use or assigned for customers of businesses in the Precinct, as noted. Cars not legitimately in any of these space may be towed away.
Other car parking nearby
Auckland Museum offers paid parking in the Museum car park at the top of Maunsell Road. There are many Pay and Display car parks around the Auckland Domain and in neighbouring streets, however these fill quickly during business hours.
Buses: The Link buses and other routes travel along Parnell Road. Get off at The Jubilee Building / Parnell Community Centre stop.
Trains: Newmarket Station on Remuera Road is the nearest train station, with almost level access to Parnell Community Centre. Access from the newly opened Parnell Station, located below Cheshire Street in Parnell, involves a steep climb either through The Domain (bush tracks only) or via Parnell Road to get to Parnell Community Centre.
See Auckland Transport's Journey Planner at www.maxx.co.nz for bus and train schedules.
Access to the Jubilee Building
The Jubilee Building has entrances at the front of the building and rear accesses on either side of the Jubilee Hall.
The Building has mobility ramps at the front of the building and at the rear, from the side of the north-western side of Jubilee Hall, close to an accessible (disabled) car space.
For wheelchairs, access from the front entrance of the building, which has wider doors, is recommended.
The building has one accessible (disabled) toilet on the ground floor, at the end of the front hall and to the right - close to the inside access to the Jubilee Hall.
The building has an elevator, located on the ground floor opposite the staircase.
For further information, see floor plans of the Jubilee Building.