Accessible Conference and Meeting Rooms

All meeting rooms at 1 Wimpole Street are wheelchair* accessible.

The Guy Whittle Auditorium has removable chairs and enough space for up to 7 wheelchair users. The Max Rayne Auditorium has removable chairs and enough space for up to 4 wheelchair users. Finally the Naim Dangoor Auditorium has removable chairs with enough space for up to 7 wheelchair users.

A wheelchair is available at reception, and an evacuation chair is stored in the main stairwell at first floor level.


There is one public disabled parking space near the main entrance on Wimpole Street.


Accessible toilets are located:

• Mezzanine floor in the Library
• Ground floor, beside the Max Rayne Atrium and on the Lower Ground Floor (there is one cubical in each of the male and female toilets which are suitable for ambulant disabled persons)

Facilities for visually impaired and deaf or hard of hearing visitors

Guide Dogs

Guide dogs and dogs that have specific training are welcome for events.
The main reception desk has water bowls available.

Audio Loops

Individual induction loops or headphones for the Hard of Hearing are available in all three of our Conference rooms upon request from the Audio Visual department.

Text Phones

Unfortunately we are currently unable to provide text phones for the hard of hearing or deaf.

* Please note when we refer to wheelchair we are referring to a standard size non-powered wheelchair, please contact the Events office on 020 7290 2951 for further information on accessibility for various powered wheelchair users.