Accessibility guide for John Foster Building


  • There is no level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • There is a ramp to access the main entrance and other areas of the building.
  • Directional and locational signage for the room(s) is available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.
  • The corridor outside the room(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.

Accessible Toilets Lower Ground Floor

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 42m (45yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • This accessible toilet is located off the main corridor towards the rear of the building.
  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • This is by lift.

Hearing loss and hearing loops

Every teaching room – You can collect loops from behind reception.

Prayer room

Room G.19


  • There is a lift for public use.
  • Tel fit is a standard lift
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Car park

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Standard marked parking bays are located at the front of the building, to the right.

Please check LJMU AccessAble for further information.