Contact Details

Knowledge Centre,
Old Road Research Building,
off Roosevelt Drive,
01865 225815

Access Enquiries:

Ms Susan Riley

01865 221939

Interactive Map

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Floor Plans

Knowledge Centre (377kb)

Knowledge Centre

The Knowledge Centre provides services to the University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division and the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.

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All areas within the library are accessible.



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There is University disabled parking located outside the Henry Wellcome Building for Genomic Medicine.

For those with strength issues it is quite a push up the hill to the main entrance to the Knowledge Centre:






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The Knowledge Centre opens out into the lobby space of the Old Road Campus Research Building.  

In order to reach the Knowledge Centre, there is a revolving door and a separate accessible entrance.

In front of the external doors there is an intercom to alert the staff to open the door for wheelchair users.

Once inside it is necessary to pass through the barriers into the main space.  

The Knowledge Centre is located on the right hand side of of the main lobby space (opposite café tables). 

The entire route is level access.

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Accessible toilets

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There is a toilet located adjacent to the Knowledge Centre (near reception desk).

There is a door (not assisted) that opens towards you before reaching the accessible toilet.

Users with dexterity or strength issues might need assistance.

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Standard toilets

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There are two standard toilet blocks located just outside the main library space.

They are located in the lobby on the ground floor.

Pass through the gates, after the reception desk ends turn right and the toilets can be found down a small corridor.  These are suitable for all genders.

See floor plans for detailed locations.

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Hearing support system

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There is a portable hearing loop, which can be collected from the enquiries desk.

opening hours

Opening hours

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Term time

Monday-Friday 9.00-18.00


Inaccessible areas

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Good news! There aren't any.

Some wheelchair users might find the seminar room a bit tight.


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At a glance

On-site disabled parking spaces 3
Parking nearby (within 200m) Pay and Display
Main entrance Level
Alternative entrance (level access) Yes
Door entry Manual
Direct contact to reception Intercom
Number of floors 1
Accessible toilets 1
Lift to all floors Yes
Hearing support system Yes