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Cranmer Room accessibility

The Cranmer Room is in the northwest corner of Cloister Court. It is accessed via a set of stairs, a lift is not available.


The Cranmer Room is situated in the northwest corner of Cloister Court. Cloister Court, located at the centre of the site, can be accessed externally through First Court, Chapel Court or Pump Court. 

Entrance access

Access to the Cranmer room is from Cloister Court and up 15+ stairs. A lift is not available.

The door from Cloister Court is than 77 cm wide and is a heavy, manual door. It is sheltered by a canopy for weather protection. The entrance is not clearly marked.

Entrance door to stairs for the Alcock and Cranmer Rooms
Entrance door to stairs for the Alcock and Cranmer Rooms

The stairs to the Cranmer room are situated immediately beyond the entrance door and clearly visible from there. These stairs lead to first floor, with over 15 steps. The step height falls within the recommended range of 15 cm to 18 cm, but the step depth does not meet the recommended range of 30 cm to 45 cm and steps lack clear markings. There are handrails on the left side going up, though they are not at the recommended height of 90 cm to 100 cm. While the handrails cover the length of the stairs, they are not easy to grip and do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps. Lighting levels on the steps vary. The corridor outside the room is less than 150 cm wide.

To access the room, there are two manual doors. The first door opens towards you (pull), and the second door opens away from you (push). The room has step-free access from the corridor. There is a steep slope of width 78cm to access the room. The doors opening to the room are greater than 75 cm and are not push pad activated.

Signage for the room is available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible on or near the door.

Inside the room

The floor coverings are not even.

The room is equipped with a hearing assistance system. There is no visual fire alarm beacon in the room.

The room does not contain fixed furniture, and the clear floor space under the tables is 70 cm. There is no height-adjustable table or bench available. Chairs with armrests on both sides are provided.

Closest toilets

For detailed information about the facilities in each accessible toilet, see Accessible toilets.

The closest accessible toilet can be found at the northwest corner of Cloister Court on the ground floor just to the right of the Hall entrance.

The closest standard toilet can be found in the same location.


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