The Hayward Gallery is part of the South Bank Centre which includes the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Purcel Rooms and the Poetry Library.

The Gallery was opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 1968. It is an icon of sixties brutalist architecture and is one of the few remaining buildings of this style. The Hayward was designed by a group of young architects, including Dennis Crompton, Warren Chalk and Ron Herron. The Hayward is named after the late Sir Isaac Hayward, the former leader of the London County Council.

Hayward Shopping Discounts

The Neon Tower on the top of the Hayward Gallery lift shaft is a familiar London landmark and is near the shops.

Designed by Philip Vaughan and Roger Dainton, it was commissioned by the Arts Council in 1970, and a model was originally shown as part of the Hayward’s Kinetics exhibition that year. The yellow, magenta, red, green and blue neon strips which make up the tower are activiated by changes in the strength and direction of the wind. The tower is currently being refurbished.

On the south bank of the River Thames, the Hayward Gallery lies between the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Festival Hall in London.

Resources and more information on discounts

Mcdonalds have a number of deals and offers for student but are there any real Mcdonalds Student Discounts. We take a look at what burgers and fries students can get at Mcdonalds in the UK.
If you are looking for a new mobile phone then you may be able to claim EE Student discounts. There are a number of Apple iphone and Samsung Galaxy handsets at an affordable price for students.
Superdrug offer a wide range of cosmetics and beauty products. There are also Superdrug student discounts for you to take advantage of, ranging from day to day items such as soap and toothpaste to moisturisers and cleansers.
We all love a coffee but are there any Costa Student discounts for you to claim? Costa offers a wide variety of coffee so check out our guide on the best ones to buy.
Pretty Little Thing offer stylish clothes for a decent price, so check out to see if there are any PLT Student discounts that you can pick up. You may be able to grab a bargain.
Mobile phones are big business for the phone companies and as such you may be able to claim Three student discount on your next Apple iphone or tablet.
Electricals are important for students so pick up a Currys Student discount before you head to uni. Useful for kettles, toasters microwaves and more!
We all love a cheeky little Nandos from time to time so why not pick up a Nandos Student discount with your NUS card! We have all the information on how to get that tasty spicy chicken for that little bit less.
If you want to impress the girlfriend why not pick up a Pandora Charm or bracelet. Even better get a Pandora student discount and save on your purchases. Plus the jewellery looks great and makes for the perfect present for the girlfriend. There are also a number of dresses and womens clothing items for sale at Hayward. You an get more information about Boohoo student discounts with our guide.


Hayward Gallery
South Bank Centre
Belvedere Road
London SE1 8XZ

Buses to Waterloo
Route Numbers 1, 4, 26, 68, X68, 76, 168, 171, 176, 188, 501, 505, 521 stop on Waterloo Bridge. Route Numbers 76, 77, 171A, 211, 507, D1, P11 stop in York Road P11 stops in Stamford Street.
The new Riverside Bus service (RV1) links Covent Garden, the South Bank, Bankside and Tower Gateway, and runs from 6am to midnight every 10 minutes.
24-hour Bus Information: +44 (0)20 7222 1234
Minicom: 020 7918 3015
Bus Information: London Journey Planner

The Hayward Gallery is in walking distance from Waterloo and across the river from Temple, Embankment or Charing Cross underground stations
Underground Information: London Journey Planner

Get 2 Universal Experience tickets for £9 when you travel by bus or tube and show a valid Oyster card or paper ticket.

The Hayward Gallery is located within walking distance of Waterloo and Waterloo East.
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Eurostar to/from Paris, Brussels or Lille: URL
National Rail Enquiries 08457 484950

General information on transport in London:
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24 hours phone +44 (0)20 7222 1234
Transport for London textphone +44 (0)20 7918 3015

Taxi or Dial-a-Ride: Please ask the driver to take you to Belvedere Road.

Coaches: Set down and pick up on the riverside and east side of the RFH. There are three coach/bus set down points on Concert Hall Approach.

Car parking is available at the Hayward Gallery car park. £6 rate is obtainable on production of a daytime paid event ticket and having your car park ticket validated at the Hayward Information Desk. If you enter after 5pm Monday – Sunday and leave before close, the £6 rate also applies

Free parking spaces in car park for Blue Badge Holders, take your parking ticket to either the Hayward Gallery Information Desk or the Royal Festival Hall Artists’ Entrance and exchange it for a free exit ticket.

The gallery is reached either via stairs or a lift from the car park into the foyer.