Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications

The SandPit Theatre is a professional performance venue on the campus of Sandringham School, St Albans. Opened in December 2001, the theatre serves much of Hertfordshire and has proved to be an invaluable asset both to the school and the community.

We cater for professional, amateur and community theatre as well as being a great space for corporate events, film premieres and rehearsals.

The SandPit is a multi purpose performance space, comprising of:

· Auditorium with 266 raked seats

· Entrance foyer

· Fully stocked cafe and bottle bar

· Fully equipped box office including online, phone and counter sales

· Large stage with black masking

· Spacious backstage area

· Three large, three medium and two individual dressing rooms

· Control balcony with a modern sound and lighting system

· Disabled facilities

· Baby change facilities

Our current Technical Specification is being updated so please contact us for more information.

The SandPit is looking to the future and how we can develop the theatre. Recently sound and lighting equipment has been upgraded including a full set of 12 digital sennheiser mic packs and 4 handheld radio microphones new operating desks and a cue light system.

The SandPit Theatre is available to hire for almost any occasion. If you want to put on a show, have a conference or organise a workshop then this the place for you.


We have many loyal companies and clients that use our space ranging from: dance schools in Hertfordshire to professional youth theatre companies. We also hold many corporate events such as St.Albans District Sports Awards and Keystone workshops. As well as this we are widely used as a rehearsal space for band rehearsals, music video shoots and performing arts classes.

For more information or to book the theatre, please contact the Theatre Manager via email at Enquiries can also be made via the box office on 01727 799565.

Please note that the theatre is not available for parties.