Manor Road Building

Manor Road Building - (1 of 1)

 

There is ramped access to the main entrance. There is a powered entrance door and level access around the building. There is lift access to all floors of the building. Each floor of the building has a wheelchair accessible toilet. A portable infrared hearing support system is available for teaching rooms. 

 

This table contains summary information about the building

On-site designated parking for Blue Badge holders Yes - 4 spaces
Public designated parking for Blue Badge holders within 200m Yes
Other nearby parking Yes - Pay and Display
Main entrance Level. Intercom. Automatic door
Alternative entrance N/A
Wheelchair accessible toilets 8
Lift Yes
Hearing support systems Yes
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Floor plans

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There are four University owned spaces:

One disabled space adjacent to alternative entrance to the Law Libaray (St Cross building)

Three additional disabled spaces shared with St Cross and Manor Road buildings

All parking in the St. Cross Building car park is for University car park permit holders only.

Please contact the St. Cross Building Porters’ Lodge on 01865 271481 in advance.

Additional parking is available nearby using blue badge regulations:

 

 

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There is ramped access to the main concourse (external).

There are also 3 steps up to the concourse.

To enter the buildings there are revolving doors and a separate accessible entrance alongside (ring intercom if you don't have key-fob access).

Once inside there is a reception desk on the left hand side (not lowered). 

There is a large staircase immediately after the reception desk that leads to all departmental and teaching spaces.

The Social Science Library is directly ahead of you.

For those that require lift access, the porters will escort you in the lift to the first floor lobby area.

 

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There is a porter’s desk located directly on the left hand side as you enter the main foyer space. The desk is behind a concrete plinth thus not lowered.

There is a fixed and portable loop here.

 

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There are three accessible toilets on the first and second floor of the Manor Road Building. They are located on the main corridor and in each department too. There is also shower (complete with shower seat) located in the largest of these on each floor.

On the ground floor is a toilet located in the lobby area of the library entrance- some users might find this one a bit tight and there is a large/heavy door to navigate too. 

Finally on the third floor there is one more additional accessible toilet located off the main corridor.  See floor plans for the exact locations.

 

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There are two lifts in the building; both are access controlled at ground level, and open access from the first floor upwards.

At ground floor level, you’ll find the first lift next to the reception desk. Note that this lift travels from ground floor to the second floor only.

At ground floor level the second lift is in the library. This lift travels from the ground floor to the third floor. 

 

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The stairs in the Manor Road Building are concrete and have tactile edgings and railings on ascending sections only.  The visual contrast is poor, although the stair wells are well lit with natural light.

 

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The building has two types of door, fully glazed (without markings) and large doors with a vision panel. Each has a large handle are not too heavy to operate. The only power doors are on the accessible entrance and the automatic doors to the library.

 

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The Social Science Library is on the ground floor of the Manor Road building. 

There is a lecture theatre located on the first floor located off the main atrium.  There is a space for a wheelchair at both the rear and front of the lecture theatre, there is a gentle slope to reach the front of the theatre and the staging area is ramped for those that need to teach. The seating has built in desks so those that need a writing surface should arrange one ahead of time.

 

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The seminar rooms are located off the main atrium, on levels 1 (seminar room A and B), 2 (seminar rooms C, D, E and F), and 3 (seminar room G). They are all level access and have flexible furniture to allow for any users needs.  An infra red system is in use in all teaching rooms when required.

 

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There is a large common room located adjacent to the cafe space on the first floor.  It can be accessed from the lobby and through the cafe.

 On the third floor there is some informal seating at the top of the stairs and each department has some seating in the reception area.

 

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There is a café located on the first floor, turn right at the top of the stairs and there is a canteen area and seating beyond.

 

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An infra-red hearing loop is available by request in each of the teaching rooms.

Accessible computers

There are computer clusters in the Social Science Library.  There is also an IT room located on the second floor although this is for teaching only.

 

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Contact details


Manor Road Building
Manor Road
Oxford
OX1 3UQ

oto.velicka@admin.ox.ac.uk
01865 281160

 

Access enquiries


Oto Velicka
oto.velicka@admin.ox.ac.uk
01865 281160

 

Contact the Access Guide


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