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Accessibility and Disability Resource Centre


Contact Details

2nd Floor, Alison Richard Building,
7 West Road Cambridge CB3 9DT
01223 335 390

Access Issues

Mrs Chriselia de Vries
01223 335 390

Location, Services and Transport

Sidgwick Site. See separate entries for Sidgwick Site.

General Information

Small department, with around 13 MPhil students. Teaching takes place at a variety of locations, including the Alison Richard Building and the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages.


No smoking anywhere in the building.

Medical facilities

First aiders in building.

Emergency procedures

Evacuation chairs fitted.

Physical Access


Wheelchair access at front and rear.

Number of floors

On second floor.

Lifts and stairs

Lift to all floors. Stairs all have continuous handrails.

Seminar/teaching rooms

Teaching takes place at various locations — check accessibility in advance. All teaching areas in Alison Richard Building are accessible for wheelchair users.


Library on mezzanine floor of Seeley Historical Library, Sidgwick Site. Access is difficult for those with mobility problems, but arrangements could be made.

Computer facilities

2 desktops available for use by all students in CLAS.


Disabled toilets on all floors.

Common rooms

Communal space in Centre of Latin American Studies.

Visual Impairments

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs welcome.

Large print, Braille and audio

Large print information on prior request.

Library and magnification equipment

Photocopier available.

Signs and wayfinding

Clear signs to the department, with touch-readable letters and Braille.

Hearing Impairments

Induction loops

No induction loops in department.


  • 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 the Centre for Latin American Studies. The ADRC updates information as it is received from the Centre. This page was last updated on 5 June 2017. To ensure the information contained here is current, please check with the Centre for Latin American Studies.