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 voiceover.
    • 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 Congress Suite.
  • 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.

If you have any questions about the accessibility at Congress Centre, or would like to discuss specific needs for an event you’re attending at Congress Centre, please contact our team today using the contact form, or call 020 7467 1318 or via email congress.centre@tuc.org.uk.