Radcliffe Camera & Gladstone Link Page 2

reception

Reception

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There are two main reception areas.

When inside the the Radcliffe Camera, the Lower Camera Reading Room features a  lowered reception desk adjacent to the entrance.

Once inside the Gladstone Link, there is a small helpdesk that is located in the middle of the reading room on the pathway between the tunnel and the Radcliffe Camera lift.

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stairs

Stairs

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Inside the Gladstone Link there is an old staircase that has wrought iron steps that are somewhat narrow, caution should be exercised.

The Radcliffe Camera has a spiral staircase linking the Lower and upper Reading Rooms, there is a central railing and contrast stair nosings.

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doors

Doors

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There are very few doors in both spaces but where they exist they are either held open or have visual panels.

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library

Reading Rooms

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In the Gladstone Link the main reading room is across two floors (with the lower floor only accessible by stairs).  There is plenty of seating and open access shelving.

The flooring is listed wrought iron that may be noisy for some wheelchair users. Visually impaired users who use a white stick, or elderly stick users should exercise caution.

The lower reading room of the Radcliffe Camera has fixed tables and shelving that is quite high, some users may need to ask for assistance.

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Accessible Computers

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There are PCs clustered throught out both spaces.

The main cluster is in the Gladstone Link and located near the pathway that dissects the room.

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cafe

Cafe

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There is a café located just outside of the library across the Old Bodleian quad.

There is ramped access and moveable furniture.

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adapted furniture

Specialist equipment

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1 x Daylight Lamp (Radcliffe Camera)

3 x Magnifiers (Radcliffe Camera)

2 x Height adjustable desks (Gladstone Link).

5 x Coloured acetate sheets (both Gladstone Link and Radcliffe Camera).

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At a glance

On-site disabled parking spaces 0
Parking nearby (within 200m) Blue Badge
Main entrance Not level
Alternative entrance (level access) Yes
Door entry Powered
Direct contact to lodge Yes
Number of floors 3
Accessible toilets 1
Lift to all floors Yes
Hearing support system Yes