Contact and Access Issues
Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RF
01223 334 599
01223 335 993
Locations, Services and Transport
The Division of Social Anthropology is located on the New Museums Site, with the main entrance on Free School Lane. A map showing the access facilities for disabled staff, students and visitors on the New Museums Site is available from the link below. The map is 816 KB in size.
If you are unable to print the map or require it in a large size, please contact the contact listed above or write to Social Anthropology, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RF
The Social Anthropology building is spread over four floors.
No smoking anywhere in the building
First aiders on site, although not usually in Social Anthropology itself.
No evacuation chairs or other specific evacuation facilities, but there is no lift access to the upper floors.
Main entrance on Free School Lane has four steps down and no handrail. Level access from back entrance in New Museums Site, through wide double doors - New Museums Site access map.
Number of floors
Five floors in total, including basement.
Lifts and stairs
No lift. Stairs have continuous handrail on one side.
Lecture room is at ground level, with easy access from back entrance, plenty of space, and moveable furniture.
Seminar/teaching rooms Small teaching room on second floor, accessed by stairs only.
Haddon Library, along with rest of the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, is on Downing Site. Lift access available, but first-time visitors please arrange in advance.
Computer room for post-graduate students is in basement, with access only by stairs.
Disable toilet opposite back entrance, in Phoenix building.
Ground floor common room, with wide door and moveable furniture.
Museum of Archeaology and Anthropology on Downing Site. Ramped access, spacious and level inside, with large lift to all floors.
Reception at ground level.
Photocopier at ground level.
Assistance dogs welcome.
Currently no special hardware or software for visually impaired users.
Large print, Braille and audio
Large print information on prior request.
Library and magnification equipment
Extra lights on individual desks in library. Magnifying glasses and sheets available in library. Photocopier available.
Signs and wayfinding
Good, clear signs. The Social Anthropology building is small, and wayfinding is not a problem.
Rooms are small, with soft furnishings and carpets.
Currently not available.
Specific Learning Difficulties and Mental Health Issues
Arrangements for members with Specific Learning Difficulties are on an individual basis, in conjunction with the Disability Resource Centre. Discuss your needs with the Disability Liaison Officer.
Disability Resource Centre
The University’s Disability Resource Centre can provide further information and advice on disability issues.