Disabled access at our head office

Our head office building in Southampton has been designed to be accessible and user friendly for all of our visitors.

We welcome all visitors to Ordnance Survey. Our head office building in Southampton has been designed to be accessible and user friendly for all of our visitors, no matter what your needs might be.

Building access

Our head office offers the following benefits:

  • Designated car parking spaces for disabled drivers or passengers which are available close to the main entrance
  • All pathways within the grounds and leading to the main entrance are on one level
  • Good lighting is provided within the grounds and car parking areas
  • There is a designated disabled entrance door that opens outwards when you press a touch button
  • The entrance leading to reception is step-free and on one level
  • On arrival, reception staff will brief you on our emergency evacuation policy, and determine if you require any additional assistance in the event of an emergency evacuation

Internal access and facilities

Once you're in our building you'll benefit from:

  • A low counter at reception
  • Spacious wide malls with no changes in floor levels
  • Lifts to all floors have audible enunciation and tactile buttons at standard height
  • Excellent toilet facilities with an alarm response on all floors
  • Large doorways to meeting rooms
  • Good lighting is provided throughout the building
  • For the hard of hearing, we provide induction loops at reception and in meeting rooms
  • Guide dogs are welcome