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City Hall Lobby, City of Helsinki

Pohjoisesplanadi 11 - 13
00170 Helsinki
P.O. Box 1, 00099 City of Helsinki
+358 9 310 1641
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City Executive Office, Helsinki

Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13
00170 Helsinki
P.O. Box 1, 00099 City of Helsinki
+358 9 310 1641
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Contact information

Illustration, Contact persons, Laura Oja.

Contact information and opening hours

Access the lobby from two entrances: Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13 and Sofiankatu 1

E-mail: tapahtumatori@hel.fi.

Opening hours: The City Hall lobby is open to the public 8am–6pm Monday-Friday (Wednesdays until 8pm by arrangement), and closed on Saturdays and Sundays

Exceptional opening hours

Because of the Coronavirus, the City Hall Lobby is open during summer  1.6-31.8.2020 from 8 am to 4 pm. Events can be held but a maximum of 50 people are allowed in the City Hall Lobby simultaneously. Also remember to keep your distance. The personnel will help  to make sure these restrictions are fallowed during events.

  • Open 8am-4pm on Maundy Thursday, 9 April
  • Closed on Good Friday, 10 April
  • Closed on Easter Monday, 13 April
  • Open 8am-4pm on May Day Eve, 30 April
  • Closed on May Day, 1 May
  • Open 8am-4pm on Ascension Day Eve, 20 May
  • Closed on Ascension Day, 21 May
  • Open 8am-4pm on the day after Ascension Day, 22 May
  • Open 8am-4pm on the day before Midsummer Eve, 18 June
  • Closed on Midsummer Eve, 19 June
  • Open 8am-4pm during the summer season, 1 June to 31 August
  • Open 8am-4pm on 16 October
  • Closed for the winter holiday season, 23 December 2020 to 1 January 2021


Accessibility

  • The Pohjoisesplanadi entrance is wheelchair accessible
  • A reception and information desk is located in the lobby, to the left of the Pohjoisesplanadi entrance.
  • A cloakroom is located in the rear of the lobby, to the right. Lockers are also available.
  • An induction loop for people with hearing impairments is located near the central seating area.
  • The City Hall restaurant is not wheelchair accessible from the lobby.
  • The entrance door is heavy.
  • The draught lobby at the entrance is small.
  • The toilet that has a wheelchair accessible sign does not have enough room for a wheelchair.
  • The door of the toilet with a wheelchair accessible sign is difficult to open and close.
  • There are no surface materials in the indoor routes to help with orientation (colour/shade contrasts and sensory contrasts).
  • There are no signs indoors for the various facilities (customer service desk, toilets, etc.)
  • There are no surface materials in the indoor routes to help with orientation (colour/shade contrasts and sensory contrasts).


02.06.2020 13:22