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Accessibility and Disability Resource Centre

ADRC
 

Contact Details

Address
Mill Lane,
Cambridge CB2 1RX
Tel.
01223 766 141
Fax
01223 464 217
Email
ifm-enquiries@eng.cam.ac.uk
Website
http://www.ifm.eng.cam.ac.uk/

Access Issues

Contact
Mr Mick Harding
Tel.
01223 337 084
Fax
01223 338 076
Email
mh@eng.cam.ac.uk

Location, Services and Transport

Old Press Site, next to 16 Mill Lane. See separate entries for 16 Mill Lane and Old Press Site.

General Information

General

Part of the Department of Engineering, specialising in post-graduate research into industry and manufacturing. Access to the institute is fairly good, particularly if you can manage a few steps.

Smoking

No smoking anywhere in the building.

Medical facilities

First aiders are resident in the building. First aid room located in the basement and not accessible to wheelchair users.

Emergency procedures

No evacuation chairs. Notify the Disability Liaison Officer if you will need help evacuating in an emergency.

Physical Access

Entrances

Level entrance through wide doors, and a gentle slope down to reception.

Number of floors

Three floors in total, and two separate basement areas.

Lifts and stairs

One lift operating from ground level to basement laboratory area. Stairs all have continuous handrails.

Lecture theatres

Lecture room on ground floor, level and spacious, with moveable long benches.

Seminar/teaching rooms

Some laboratories at ground level, accessible, with computer controls for machinery at desk height. Seminar and meeting rooms mostly downstairs.

Computer facilities

Limited number of central computer facilities. Members have their own computers.

Toilets

No disabled toilet within the institute building. Access to disabled toilet by the Safety Office in 16 Mill Lane.

Common rooms

Common room located on ground floor, easily accessible with no steps.

Other

  • Some heavy fire doors to negotiate. Corridors wide and uncluttered.

Visual Impairments

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs welcome in the building, but please discuss in advance if you want to bring your dog into a lab.

Computer facilities

Currently no special 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

Good, clear signage around the building.

Other

  • Bright and airy atmosphere, with good lighting generally.

Hearing Impairments

Induction loops

No induction loops currently.

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