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Accessibility and Disability Resource Centre


Contact Details

17 Mill Lane,
Cambridge, CB2 1RX
01223 766 886
01223 765 276

Access Issues

Ms Catherine Hurley
01223 760 490
01223 765 276

Location, Services and Transport

Old Press Site. See separate entries for 17 Mill Lane and Old Press Site.

General Information


Centre organises conferences and research. Building is adjacent to 17 Mill Lane and connected via an intervening door. All commonly used areas are ground floor and accessible.


No smoking anywhere in the building.

Medical facilities

First aiders in 17 Mill Lane.

Emergency procedures

No evacuation chairs, but there is no access for wheelchair users to the upper floor.

Physical Access


Seven steps to main entrance, with an awkward handrail. Bell at top of stairs. Low reception desk. Wheelchair access via platform lift at rear of building — arrange in advance.

Number of floors

Two floors in total, including ground floor.

Lifts and stairs

No lift. Stairs have a continuous handrail.

Seminar/teaching rooms

Ground floor seminar and meeting room. Level and accessible through wide doors, with moveable furniture.

Computer facilities

All members have their own computers.


Disabled toilet in centre on ground floor. The disabled toilet in the Graduate Union building nearby can also be used.

Visual Impairments

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs welcome.

Computer facilities

Currently no special hardware or software for visually impaired users.

Large print, Braille and audio

Large print information on prior request.

Library and magnification equipment

Photocopier available.

Signs and wayfinding

Clear external sign. Little signage needed in the building.

Hearing Impairments

Induction loops

No induction loops currently.


  • Generally carpeted and quiet.

Specific Learning Difficulties and Mental Health Issues

Arrangements for members with Specific Learning Difficulties are on an individual basis, in conjunction with the Accessibility and Disability Resource Centre. Discuss your needs with the Disability Liaison Officer.

The information on this page is the responsibility of CRASSH. The ADRC updates information as it is recevied from the Centre. To ensure the information contained here is current, please check with CRASSH.