Services at Lichfield Record Office for Users with Disabilities
Car Parking - Lichfield Record Office is situated within Lichfield Library. There are two designated car parking spaces at the front of the Library for orange/blue badge holders.
Access to Buildings
- the approach to the Library is level. The Record Office is on the first floor with lift access.
Booking Appointments - when making your booking, please advise our staff if you have any particular special needs, as this helps us to ensure that you have what you need during your visit.
Please let us know if :
you are a wheelchair user and would benefit from having more space around your table;
you are being accompanied by a companion or carer;
you need a microform reader nearer to the microform cabinets;
you need a particular seat;
you would like a seat with arms.
Lavatories - the public lavatories have facilities for people with disabilities.
Refreshment Areas - the Library's main entrance hall has a refreshment area with a drinks machine and seating.
Aural Impairment - If you have difficulty using an ordinary telephone, you can contact us using email: firstname.lastname@example.org Our main reception / counter area is fitted with a hearing loop.
- many of our information leaflets are available in large print or Braille, please let us know if you would like to receive them. We have a "Video Light" which can be used to enlarge original documents so that they can be displayed on a screen. Magnifying sheets are also available for use with documents on request. All of our public computers have text reading software installed. This allows the screen to be magnified or put on a different colour setting for people with particluar visual impairments. We have high magnification lenses available for use with our microfiche readers, please ask if you wish to use this facility.
Emergencies - if you are visiting one of our offices and would benefit from assistance in evacuating the building in the event of an emergency please indicate this to a member of staff on arrival.
Height adjustable tables - we have a height adjustable table available for readers in our document reading room. It is electrically operated and can be adjusted quite easily.