Accessibility at Wolfson College

Take a tour of our building and venues available for all access needs. 

College staff is always ready to assist and provide information on site.

Leonard Wolfson Auditorium

LWA Credit: Andy Spain

  • Level access
  • Front row (entry level) space for wheelchairs, with chairs for companion seating. 
  • Exterior stairway or lift access to balcony seating. 
  • Hearing loop system
  • Accessible toilet in close proximity
Seminar Rooms 1, 2, 3

Seminar Room 3

  • Seminar Room 1 is on the ground floor with level access and accessible toilet adjacent.
  • Seminar Rooms 2 and 3 have lift access, suitable for all wheelchair sizes; route from lift requires opening 3 sets of doors, Lodge assistance can be provided. Accessible toilet on ground floor. 
Haldane Room

 

  • Lift access*, suitable for all wheelchair sizes.
  • Accessible toilet (also serves as a gender neutral toilet) in Quad outside, which involves going down in lift and outdoors. 

*This lift will be replaced within the year, during which it will be out of action for a substantial duration. Alternative lift can be used during this period, involving corridor route with one door to open. Lodge assistant can be provided. 

Buttery

Sketch of the new buttery

  • Ground floor level access.
  • Accessible toilet in good proximity. 
Upper Corridor Main Building

Including Committee Room, Florey Room, Private Dining Room, Coffee Room

  • Lift access*, suitable for all wheelchair sizes.
  • Accessible toilet (also serves as gender neutral toilet) on same level. 

*This lift will be replaced within the year, during which it will be out of action for a substantial duration. Alternative lift can be used during this period, involving corridor route with one door to open. Lodge assistant can be provided.

Parking at Wolfson College

There is a designated accessible car parking space in the car park near the entrance. When occupied, delivery bays can be used by Blue Badge holders contingent on agreement by the Lodge. 

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Mixed Circuit Training
Tuesday 22 October - 6:00pm to 7:15pm

Mixed Circuits runs every Tuesday and Thursday, all year long, at 6pm in the Games Room, organised by the Boat Club. It is open to all members of college, featuring a high intensity workout focussing on a sequence of core and cardio exercises as well as stretching.