Guide to

Tim Gardam Building

   Power assisted front door (find the exact location at

   Accessible toilet on the Lower Ground Floor

   Desks on the Lower Ground Floor can be reserved overnight

   Variety of study spaces including individual carrels

   Group study rooms on the First Floor can be booked in advance

   Unisex toilet cubicles on the Lower Ground Floor

   Height-adjustable or standing desk on Ground Floor

   Level access to all floors via lift (key operated)

Guide to

Hartland House

   Accessible toilet on Ground Floor (outside Library down the corridor). Find the exact location of the entrance to Hartland House at

   Male & Female toilets on the Ground Floor   

   All desks can be reserved overnight

   Great variety of study spaces, including quiet individual desks in the Corridor

   Height-adjustable or standing desk in Ground Floor reading room

   Many high shelves require the use of a kick-stool or ladder

   Level access to all areas via lift except Upper North Room (containing low use print journals). Lift has a heavy door which needs to be pulled open

Guide to

Equipment & Support

We have:

Earplugs, coloured acetates for reading through, book rests, handheld magnifiers, a standing laptop/book stand to sit on top of a desk, moveable desk lamps and two mechanical fully height-adjustable desks.

We can offer:

Extended loans (all College members can borrow books for an entire term), a 1:1 induction to the Library, book fetching and a buddy system (nominate someone else to check books out on your behalf).


We're here to help so please contact us if you'd like to know more about the support the Library can offer you or if you have any suggestions for assistive equipment.