Facilities for those physically challenged include:

  • Raised step treads outside the building to assist blind and partially sighted delegates, with entrance ramps for wheelchair users.
  • All lifts accommodate standard wheelchairs and have low-level buttons and voice over.
    • Door Access Dimensions, Height 2.1 metres, Width 0.7 metres.
    • Internal Dimensions, Height to light 2.1 metres, Width 1 metre.
    • Length Door to back 1.2 metres.
  • Congress Hall has an entrance ramp for wheelchair users and there is a further ramp onto the stage allowing speakers easy access to the podium.
  • All doorways are wide enough to accommodate standard wheelchairs.
  • Accessible toilets are located on the lower ground floor by the cloakroom and registration area which is conveniently beside Congress Hall, foyer and the CongressSuites.
  • A further accessible toilet is located on the fifth floor.
  • Most conference rooms benefit from a hearing loop system; Congress Hall has an infra-red hearing loop.
  • We use what3words to make our venue more accessible. The exact entrance to the Congress Centre can be found at ///mimic.easy.winter.