Yes, all visitors will make the 34 second lift journey to the top of the attraction. How you descend is your choice; by lift, down the 455 stairs or in The Slide.
We do not have a visitor car park, however we do have a limited number of Blue Badge parking spaces and there are a number of public car parks near by. We also pride ourselves on being very well connected to local transport. Visit our Getting Here page for more information.
Yes we open all year. Check our Opening Times page for more information.
The ArcelorMittal Orbit is an attraction open to all. As such, we are totally dedicated to providing equal access for all visitors. Find out more about our amenities, facilities and services here.
We recommend booking for The Slide in advance as tickets sell out very quickly and we cannot guarantee entry on the day.
To use The Slide you must have a combination ticket for General Entry to the ArcelorMittal Orbit and The Slide. We do not sell standalone tickets for The Slide.
No, but there is the option for London Pass holders to upgrade on the day subject to availability.
You must be at least eight years old and over 1.3m in height to ride The Slide. There is no maximum height limit.
We have been advised by the Health and Safety Executive that having a height limit for reasons of Health and Safety does not constitute discrimination. We hope that you understand and accept the decisions our staff make are made in interest of your own safety.
Yes, there are a limited number of lockers available at the base of the sculpture. You will need a £1 coin to operate the locker and it is refundable.
You will only get one slide per ticket. For more slides, you can buy an additional ticket via the Ticketing and Information Line (0333 800 8099) or in person at the attraction, subject to availability.
As The Slide is fully enclosed we recommend that this experience isn’t ideal for those with claustrophobia. We suggest you come to look at The Slide before making a decision to buy a ticket.
We ask visitors not to wear loose clothing, large jewellery or inappropriate footwear on The Slide but if your costume is within these parametres you should be fine. We suggest you call our Ticketing and Information Line (0333 800 8099) prior to booking to talk through the details of your costume if you are in any doubt.
We recommend that anyone with a pre-existing medical condition seeks medical advice before booking a ticket to ride The Slide.
Yes, you can. To book The Slide for a private event please call our events team on 0208 221 9114, or email firstname.lastname@example.org