3 Worcester Street

3 Worcester Street - (1 of 1)

** Covid-19 update - access routes into and around the building may be different to those described on this page. Please contact the department directly to check current arrangements. **

There is level access to the powered entrance door. There is lift access to all floors. There are wheelchair accessible toilets on the ground floor and first floor. There are induction loops in the seminar rooms, and a portable loop available on request. 

This table contains summary information about the building

On-site designated parking for Blue Badge holders No
Public designated parking for Blue Badge holders within 200m Yes
Other nearby parking Yes - Pay and display
Main entrance Level. Doorbell. Powered door
Alternative entrance N/A
Wheelchair accessible toilets Yes - ground floor and first floor
Lift Yes - all floors
Hearing support systems  
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Floor plans

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There is no university owned parking.

On Beaumont Street (adjacent) there are seven disabled parking bays.

The main entrance is level access.  In the archway, on the right hand side, are a series of buzzers (annotated with Braille).  Reception will answer and buzz you in.  The doors are automated.  Once in the small lobby there is a secondary push button to open the foyer door. Please sign in at reception desk which is immediately on the left.

 

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There is a large lowered reception desk on the left hand side as you enter the building. 

On the right hand side as you enter is waiting room. There are also a few additional seats separate to this which people can use if they would like a quieter, more secluded space.

 

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Accessible toilets

There two accessible toilets.

Ground floor:

There are drop down rails on the transfer side and fixed rails on the other side. There is a lever flush. There is a pull cord alarm and reset button within reach from the toilet. There are vertical rails either side of the sink. 

First floor:

This is a very large room with a lot of manoeuvring space. There are drop down rails on the transfer side and fixed rails on the other side. There is a lever flush. There is a pull cord alarm and reset button within reach from the toilet. There are vertical rails either side of the sink. 

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There is one main lift that services all floors. Once you pass through the entrance, the lift is through the double doors and to the right hand side (opposite the stairs).

 

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The stairs have tactile and contrasting nosing and a continuous handrail (on the left hand side as you ascend).

 

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Most of the doors throughout the building are held open on major circulation routes.

Doors to private rooms (for consultation/counselling) do not have visual panels to preserve privacy.

 

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There are three seminar rooms within the building, all are accessible and have flexible seating/tables to accommodate users with varying disabilities.  A portable hearing loop can be used for seminar room 1 and 2 (ask at reception).  The Caldecott room has a fixed loop.

 

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The Assessment Centre has a portable hearing loop that can be borrowed and used throughout the building.

There are fixed hearing support systems in the Caldicott room, Seminar room 1 and Seminar room 2. 

Accessible Computers

There are hot desk PCs located in the resource room (1st floor),  these are for staff use only.

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Contact details


3 Worcester Street
Oxford
OX1 2BX

counselling@admin.ox.ac.uk
01865 270 300
www.ox.ac.uk/students/welfare

 

Access enquiries


Email or phone:
disability@admin.ox.ac.uk
01865 270 300

 

Contact the Access Guide


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