Lincoln College

Lincoln College - (1 of 1)

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

Lincoln College has its main entrance on Turl Street. There is also an alternative entrance on Turl Street. These entrances are both level.
The College has the Mitre on the opposite side of Turl Street which has a powered gate and level access. There is also accommodation on Little Clarendon Street and Museum Road, both with level access. There is also accommodation at Bear Lane.
The main site is arranged around three Quads. There is a mixture of level and sloped access. Some areas can only be reached by using stairs.
The College has a mix of different ages and styles of buildings. Some are more accessible than others.
There is one accessible bedroom on Staircase 7 in Chapel Quad, there are three accessible bedrooms in the Mitre and three in the EPA Science Centre. There is a bedroom adapted for people with hearing impairments in Lincoln House. The accessible bedrooms all have accessible bathrooms. 
 

 

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 No
Other nearby parking Yes
Main entrance Level
Alternative entrance Level
Wheelchair accessible toilets 4
Lift 4
Hearing support systems Yes
Google Maps
https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d2469.8990884500445!2d-1.2581767846815275!3d51.7531688005253!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x4876c6af0a04ee29%3A0x45f75b2f8142ce52!2sLincoln%20College!5e0!3m2!1sen!2suk!4v1638885652826!5m2!1sen!2suk
University Map
//maps.ox.ac.uk/embed.html#/custom?ids=oxpoints:23232387&fullscreen
Floor plans

Follow the link to view a floor plan of the building showing level access routes: 

Expand All

•    Due to the City centre location there is no parking available at Lincoln College
•    Students with specific parking needs should contact the College office to discuss these

Main Entrance
The main entrance is on Turl Street.
There is level access from the pavement into the Lodge and Front Quad. From here there is a mix of level and ramped access around the College. 
•    The main gate is closed at 8 pm. 
•    At night access is through a cut out door
•    There is a bell to call the Porters 
•    The access control is 102 cm from the floor
•    The bell is cm from the floor
•    The cut out door opens to – cm 
•    The cut out door has a lintel – cm high

Alternative Entrance
•    This entrance is also on Turl Street
•    The access control is 108 cm from the floor
•    There is a fairly steep ramp from this entrance into Chapel Quad
•    The porters are happy to open the main gate after 8 pm for anyone unable to manage this entrance

The Mitre
•    There is level entrance from the pavement onto the site
•    The entrance gates are powered
•    Each gate opens to 92 cm
•    The access control is 84 cm from the floor
•    The exit release button is 111 cm from floor
•    The bell is 120 cm from the floor and the microphone 132 cm
•    There is a gentle slope to the main door

Little Clarendon Street
•    There is level access from Little Clarendon Street into the building
•    The main door to 100 cm
•    The access control is 103 cm from the floor
•    The exit pushbutton is 97 cm from the floor

EPA Science Centre (Museum Road)
•    There is level access from Museum Road
•    The door is kept open during the day
•    The door opens to 107 cm
•    The access control is 113 cm from the floor
•    The exit pushbutton is 116 cm from the floor
•    The bell is 144 cm from the floor
•    The door closed at night
•    The porters are on duty 24 hours a day and happy to open the door

Bear Lane
•    The accommodation at Bear Lane can only be reached by using stairs

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge
 

Turl Street 
•    The Lodge door by the main entrance opens to 70 cm
•    The access control is 90 cm from the floor
•    The porters can open the gates into Front Quad to provide level entry
•    The gates open to 120 cm 
•    The second door inside the Lodge opens to 90 cm
•    This door is powered
•    The access control is 116 cm from the floor
•    The pushbutton is 88 cm from the floor
•    The desk is – cm high
•    Porters are happy to stand outside the desk to assist anyone
•    The pigeonholes are at varying heights
•    If anyone has difficulty with the pigeonholes the Porters will hold their post

EPA Science Centre 
•    The desk is just inside the main entrance
•    The desk is 103 cm from the floor

Pigeonholes
•    The door opens to 85 cm
•    The door is left unlocked during the day
•    The Porters will hold the post for anyone unable to manage this door

Please click on the thumbnails one below to enlarge
 

Lincoln College has four accessible toilets.

As the toilets were built at different times they do not all meet current accessibility standards. This means that some of them do not have features such as high contrast between the rails and the walls, easy-to-use door handles and easy reach sinks.

All of the accessible bedrooms have accessible bathrooms.

There are locations without accessible toilets such as:
•    Library
•    Dining Hall
•    Deep Hall
•    JCR
•    MCR

The dimensions of the toilets are:
•    Staircase One
152 cm x 227 cm 
•    Berrow Foundation Building
151 cm by x 280 cm
•    The Mitre
160 cm x 216 cm
•    EPA Science Centre
151 cm x 215 cm

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

The College has seven lifts. There are five passenger lifts, one platform lift and one platform stair lift.

Passenger Lifts

The Mitre (1)
•    The lift is 151 cm deep and 114 cm wide
•    The door opens to 81 cm
•    The call buttons are 87 cm from the floor
•    The lift buttons are between 90 cm and 106 cm from floor
•    The buttons are backlit and tactile with Braille display

EPA Science Centre (3)
•    These lifts are 140 cm deep and 110 cm wide
•    The doors open to 80 cm
•    The call buttons are between 103 cm and 110 cm from the floor
•    The lift buttons are between 84 cm 112 cm from floor
•    The buttons are backlit and tactile with Braille display

Little Clarendon Street (1)
•    This lift was not accessed during the survey 
•    This lift is opened using a key

Platform Lift

Berrow Foundation Building
•    This lift is 140 cm deep and 95 cm wide
•    The door opens to 90 cm
•    The call buttons are 95 cm from the floor
•    The lift buttons are between 93 cm and hundred and 115 cm from the floor
•    The buttons are backlit and tactile with Braille display
•    The lift has audio display

Platform Stair Lift

The Grove
•    Staff assist with operating this lift

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge
 

The College has many different building styles and staircases. Some are older than others and some are more accessible than others.
Some have contrasting edges and handrails but not all of them do.

The following areas can be reached without having to use stairs or a lift:
•    Porters Lodge
•    Dining Hall
•    Chapel
•    JCR
•    MCR
•    Berrow Foundation Building ground floor
•    Library
•    EPA Science centre Lecture Theatre
•    EPA Science Centre Seminar Rooms
•    Lady Abraham Common Room

The images below show examples of stairs around the College

As you would expect Lincoln College has buildings of various different ages and therefore a variety of different doors.

There are powered doors in the following locations:
•    Porters’ Lodge door to Front Quad
•    Staircase 7 accessible bedroom door 
•    Library
•    Mitre building door 
•    Mitre accessible bedrooms
•    Mitre seminar room
•    Building doors EPA Science Centre
•    Building door Little Clarendon Street 
•    Lift lobby door to accessible bedroom Little Clarendon Street 
•    Kitchen by accessible bedroom door Little Clarendon Street 

Some of the doors in New College are heavy and some people may need assistance. Some of the doors have door knobs and some are opened by using keys.

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

Front Quad
•    There is level access through the Lodge into Front Quad
•    The surface around the edge of the Quad is paved
•    There is sloped access to Chapel Quad and The Grove

Front Quad has the following:
•    Porters Lodge
•    Dining Hall
•    Beckington Room
•    Williams Room
•    Wesley Room

Chapel Quad
•    There is sloped access from Front Quad
•    There is also sloped access from Turl Street
•    The surface around the edge of the Quad is paved

Chapel Quad has the following:
•    JCR
•    Chapel
•    Accommodation

The Grove
•    There is sloped access from the Front Quad
•    This slope is quite steep
•    The surface around the edge of the Quad is paved
•    There is level access onto the grass

The Grove has the following:
•    Deep Hall 
•    Accommodation
•    Level access to the Berrow Foundation Building and MCR

The Mitre – Fleischer Courtyard
•    There is a mix of level and sloped access Into the courtyard
•    The surface is paved

The Mitre has the following:
•    Owen T Price Room
•    Seminar Room
•    Alexander Baker Room
•    Accommodation

EPA Science Centre
•    There is sloped access from the main entrance

EPA Science centre has the following:
•    Lecture Theatre
•    Seminar Rooms 1 and 2
•    Lady Abraham Common Room
•    Multipurpose room
•    Accommodation

Bear Lane
There is level entrance from Bear Lane
Bear Lane has the following:
•    Accommodation 

Rectors’ Garden
•    This is occasionally used for social events
•    There is level access from the Lower Lecture Room In the Berrow Foundation Building

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge
 

Access
•    There is a mix of level and sloped access from Turl Street
•    The gate is powered gate 
•    The gate opens to 89 cm
•    The access control is 97 cm from the ground
•    The exit pushbutton is 87 cm from the ground
•    The slope up to the main door is quite steep

Building Entrance
•    The main door opens to 95 cm
•    This door is powered
•    The access control is hundred and 12 cm from the floor
•    The exit pushbutton is 93 cm from the floor
•    The inner door is powered
•    This door opens to 98 cm
•    The access control is 111 cm from the floor
•    The exit pushbutton is 94 cm from the floor

Entrance Level

The entrance level is the only area which can be reached without using stairs.

There is level access to the following:
•    Reception desk
•    Book return desk
•    The librarians provide a book retrieval service for anyone unable to access the library
•    The reception desk is 74 cm from the floor
•    The book return desk is 80 cm from the floor
•    The book return screen is 115 cm from the floor 
•    There is a desk reserved for wheelchair users on this level
•    The College has an identified wheelchair accessible desk on this level
•    The underside of the desk is 67 cm from the floor

Upper and Lower Levels
•    These can only be reached by using stairs
•    The underside of the desks is 72 cm from the floor
•    There is space to manoeuvre on these levels

The Library has the following study aids available to loan:
•    Coloured acetates
•    Magnifying glass
•    Wrist supports
•    Book rests
•    Writing slopes
•    Laptop stands
•    Foot rests

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

Beckington Room
•    There is a level entrance to this room 
•    The doors in this room open to 85 cm
•    The stepped entrance is reached from Front Quad
•    The step is immediately behind the door
•    This step is 18 cm high
•    There is a roll out ramp available for this step
•    The underside of the tables is 69 cm from the floor
•    There is space to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this room

Williams Room
•    There is access into this room from The Grove or the Beckington room
•    The door opens to 85 cm
•    The underside of the table is 63 cm from the floor
•    There is space to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this room

Berrow Foundation Building

V.H.H. Green Seminar Room (Lower Lecture Room)
•    This room can only be reached by using the stairs or the lift
•    The door opens to 87 cm
•    The door is unlocked with a key
•    The underside of the desks is 66 cm from the floor
•    There is space to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this room

Oakshott and Langford Rooms
•    This room is reached by using the stairs or the lift
•    The doors open to above 80 cm
•    The doors are unlocked using keys
•    The underside of the tables are 65 cm and 70 cm to the floor
•    There is space to manoeuvre a wheelchair in these rooms

The Mitre

Owen T Price Room
•    The building door opens to 87 cm
•    The building door has a hold back device
•    The seminar room door opens to 77 cm
•    The access control is 69 cm from the floor
•    The underside of the desks is 70 cm from the floor
•    There is space to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this room

Mitre Ground Floor
•    The door from the Owen T Price room into this one opens to 91 cm
•    The access control is 70 cm from the floor
•    There is a mixture of level and sloped access from the entrance gate
•    The door from the courtyard is powered
•    This door opens to 98 cm
•    The underside of the tables is 70 cm from the floor
•    There is space to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this room

EPA Science Centre
•    The double doors into the building are powered
•    Each door opens to 88 cm
•    The access control is 116 cm from the floor
•    The exit pushbutton is 88 cm from the floor
•    The lobby double doors open to 94 cm each
•    The seminar room lobby door opens to 92 cm

Seminar Room 1
•    The door opens to 89 cm
•    The access control is 107 cm from the floor
•    The underside of the tables is 71 cm from the floor
•    There is room to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this room

Seminar Room 2
•    The door opens to 80 cm
•    The access control is 107 cm from the floor
•    The underside of the tables is 69 cm from the floor
•    There is room to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this room

The Wesley Room and the Alexander Baker Room can only be reached by using stairs.

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

The Lecture Theatre is in the EPA Science Centre.
•    The door from the entrance hall to the lobby opens to 95 cm
•    The theatre door opens to 87 cm
•    There is a gentle slope down to the front of the lecture theatre
•    There is one wheelchair space at the back of the theatre
•    The desk is 68 cm from the floor

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge
 

Hall
•    There are two single doors into the Hall
•    Both doors open to 101 cm and will stay open
•    Both doors have a threshold one of 3 cm and one of 7 cm
•    The underside of the tables is 76 cm from the floor at the ends
•    Along most of the length the underside is 66 cm from the floor
•    There is a wooden crosspiece 37 cm from the edge of the table at floor level
•    There is a step up to the High Table 16 cm high
•    There is a portable ramp for the step
•    There is space to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this room

Servery
•    The servery doors open to 90 cm
•    The doors are kept open during mealtimes
•    The counter is 87 cm from the floor
•    The payment machine is 81 cm from the floor
•    Staff are happy to assist anyone having difficulty accessing the servery
•    There is space to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this room

Buttery
•    The Buttery can only be reached by using a step
•    Anyone not able to manage the step is placed in the Hall

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

•    There is level access to the Chapel from Chapel Quad
•    The main door opens to 120 cm
•    The second set of doors open to 90 cm each 
•    These doors will stay open
•    There is a 12 cm step up to the inner doors
•    The College has a roll out ramp for this step
•    The two sets of inner Chapel doors open to 61 cm each
•    The glass doors will stay open
•    The aisle is wide enough to accommodate a wheelchair
•    There is level access to the bottom row of pews.

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

JCR
•    The accessible entrance into the JCR has a powered door
•    This door opens to 76 cm
•    An access control for this door is given to any student needing to use it
•    The other entrance has a 13 cm step down into the room
•    This door opens to 75 cm
•    The access control is 134 cm from the floor
•    The exit pushbutton is 116 cm from the floor
•    The underside of the higher tables is 73 cm from the floor
•    There is room to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this room

Kitchen
•    There is a 10 cm step up into the kitchen
•    The door opens to 65 cm
•    The counter tops are 91 cm from the floor

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

MCR
•    There is level access to this room
•    The door opens to 90 cm
•    The access control is 120 cm from the floor
•    The exit door release is 122 cm from the floor
•    The underside of the main table is 59 cm from the floor
•    There is space to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this room

Kitchen
•    The countertops are 93 cm from the floor
•    The kitchen area is 97 cm wide

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

Lady Abraham Common Room
•    The lobby doors from the main entrance open to 95 cm each
•    The Common Room door opens to 90 cm
•    The access control is 110 cm from the floor
•    The underside of the tables is 66 cm from the floor
•    There is space to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this room

Multi-Purpose Room EPA Science Centre
•    The lobby double doors open to 97 cm each
•    The lower counter area is 76 cm from the floor
•    The higher counter is 93 cm from the floor
•    The underside of the tables is 70 cm from the floor
•    There is room to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this space

Please click on thumbnails below to enlarge

There are accessible bedrooms in the following locations:
•    Chapel Quad 1
•    The Mitre 2
•    EPA Science Centre 1
•    Little Clarendon Street 1

Some of the bedrooms are older than others and so the features may vary in each room. They may not all meet current accessibility standards. All the accessible bedrooms have wet rooms. All the accessible bedrooms have room to manoeuvre a wheelchair. 

Chapel Quad
•    The bedroom door is powered
•    The door opens to 77 cm
•    The access control is 106 cm from the floor
•    The underside of the desk is 73 cm from the floor
•    The bathroom measures 192 cm x 268 cm

The Mitre
•    The bedroom door opens to 95 cm
•    The access control is 100 cm from the floor
•    The underside of the desk is 76 cm from the floor
•    The wardrobes have pull down rails
•    The bathroom measures 208 cm x 250 cm

EPA Science Centre
•    The bedroom door opens to 78 cm
•    The keyhole is 94 cm from the floor
•    The underside of the desk is 76 cm from the floor
•    The bathroom measures 237 cm x 247 cm

Little Clarendon Street
•    The bedroom door opens to 89 cm
•    The keyhole is 83 cm from the floor
•    The underside of the desk is 78 cm from the floor
•    The bathroom measures 241 cm x 247 cm

Lincoln House 
•    There is a room in this building equipped for people with hearing impairments

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

EPA Science Centre
•    The door opens to 77 cm
•    The countertops are 91 cm from the floor
•    There are cupboards and shelves at different heights
•    There are recesses under the hob and sink
•    The underside of the table is 66 cm from the floor
•    The base of the oven is 87 cm from the floor
•    The telephone is between 145 cm 160 cm from the floor
•    The balcony door opens to 80 cm

Little Clarendon Street
•    The door to this kitchen is powered
•    The door opens to 86 cm
•    The countertops are 85 cm from the floor
•    There is a recess under the hob which is 112 cm wide
•    The base of the oven is 32 cm from the floor

Students in the accessible bedrooms in Chapel Quad and The Mitre dine in the hall.

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

Access
•    There is a platform stair lift in The Grove giving access to the external door
•    The door opens to 116 cm
•    This door can be held open
•    There is a very steep ramp up the steps into the bar area
•    The double doors at the bottom of the steps each open to 68 cm
•    The other door is reached by using stairs
•    This door opens to 90 cm
•    The access control is 137 cm from the floor

Foyer
•    There is level access to the foyer
•    There is room to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this space 

Bar Area
•    The counter is 106 cm from the floor
•    The underside of the tables are at different heights
•    There is one table which is 70 cm from the floor
•    There is space to manoeuvre a wheelchair in this room

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

Staircase 8
•    This laundry can only be reached by using stairs
•    The door opens to 70 cm
•    The payment machine is 120 cm from the floor
•    The buttons are between 132 cm and 138 cm from the floor
•    The washing machine controls are 100 cm from the floor
•    The washing machine door handles are 60 cm from the floor
•    The drier door handles are 170 cm from the floor

The Mitre
•    This laundry can only be reached by using stairs or the lift 
•    The access control is 89 cm from the floor
•    The door opens to 70 cm
•    The width of the available floor space is 110 cm
•    The payment machine is between 80 cm and 93 cm from the floor
•    The washing machine and drier door handles are 60 cm from the floor

The College can assist students unable to access the laundries to access a laundry service.

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

Arthur Honegger and Ernest Ansermet Music Rooms 
•    These rooms are reached by using the stairs or a lift
•    The room doors open to 77 cm
•    The keyhole is 58 cm from the floor
•    There is space to manoeuvre a wheelchair in these rooms

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

•    The Rectors Lodgings are sometimes used for social functions
•    The rooms can only be reached by using stairs
•    If anyone has a problem managing stairs a more accessible area of the college is used

Please click on the thumbnails below to enlarge

There are hearing support systems in the following locations:
•    Porters Lodge
•    Library
•    Oakshott Seminar Room
•    Lecture Theatre
 

IMAGE GALLERY

Contact details


Lincoln College

Turl Street

Oxford

OX1 3DR

info@lincoln.ox.ac.uk

01865 279800

www.lincoln.ox.ac.uk

Access enquiries


Lisa Stokes-King

Student Support Advisor

studentsupport@lincoln.ox.ac.uk

01865 279790

 

 

Contact the Access Guide


If you have feedback, would like to make a comment, report out of date information or request a change, please use the link below:

Feedback form