The main entrance of the Sun Wah Centre is at 268 Keefer Street, between Main St and Gore Ave
Closest Skytrain Stations: Stadium-Chinatown (Expo Line) or Main Street-Science World (Expo Line), then a 8-12 minute walk.
Bus routes: #22 on Pender/Gore, #3, 8, 19 on Main (& Keefer), #14, 16, 20 on Hastings St (& Main)
Floors 5 to 7 of the Sun Wah Centre is public parking managed by Impark. Its entrance/exit is on Keefer Street. The hours of the parkade is 7am to 7pm daily. No cars are allowed in/out after 7pm and no overnight parking is allowed.
Level 8B (on rooftop) is operated by BC Artscape, for tenants and their representatives only.
For parking after 7pm, there is metered street parking, surface parking lots and parkade options in the area. Limited free parking can be found in neighbouring Strathcona or DTES, but please be aware of posted restrictions.
Mobi Bike-share stations are located at Keefer & Columbia and Main & Georgia.
Bike racks can be found along Keefer Street. Unfortunately, there is no public bike parking inside the Sun Wah Centre. The closest secure and covered bike parking is inside the Chinatown Plaza parkade at 180 Keefer St (and Columbia).
When to Visit
While the Sun Wah Centre’s public hours are 9 am to 7 pm daily, please note that each tenant has their own operating hours. Some have public visiting hours, while others are “by appointment only”. Before you visit, please check with the person or organization you are seeing. BC Artscape’s on-site office has operating hours from 10 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday.
NB: The Sun Wah Centre has not yet had an accessibility audit.
Some specifications of the building for your consideration:
Building entrance at 268 Keefer Street is at street level with no steps
Lobby has a ramp with handrail to reach the elevator
Elevator access to each floor
Specifications of BC Artscape Sun Wah floors (Lower Ground, 3rd, 4th):
One handicapped parking stall on rooftop parking level 8B.
Washrooms are accessible & non gendered. Universal bathroom on each floor.
Chairs in our flex spaces are without arms
Assistance animals are welcome
A number of our tenants have dogs. You may encounter some furry friends in common areas and elevators
Please let us know if you have any requests or need more info. Contact info[at]bcartscape[dot]ca
Accessibility Ratings: FULL/SEMI/NON
Wheelchair/ Scooter User /Mobility Limited Accessibility: main space FULL, bathrooms FULL.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Accessibility: SEMI
Blind and Vision Limited Accessibility: SEMI
Scent Reduction/ Scent Free Accessibility: SEMI
Accessibilities Rating Key:
FULL: e.g. can freely access all publicly available spaces; scent policy in place and enforced; ASL, Braille, & other accommodations available at no charge to the individual; sliding scale available; etc.
SEMI: e.g. can access most/main activity spaces but not all public areas, some arrangements/changes required, some accommodations provided for deaf/HoH and blind/vision limited folks; adequate lighting for signing; limited scent policy; etc.
NON: e.g. can’t access main public areas; no scent policy in place; no ASL, Braille or other accommodations; inadequate lighting for signing; no sliding scale; etc.