Physical Access to the Library


The entrance to the Treforest library is located part way up a flight of stairs, however, it is accessible via an external lift. In the event of a problem with the external lift, disabled students requiring access to the library should call 01443 48 3400.

Glyntaff , Cardiff and Newport

There is ground floor access to all the libraries, and internal lifts provide access to other floors.

Wheelchair Accessibility within the Libraries

• Treforest, Glyntaff and Newport libraries: Wheelchair accessible lifts are available.
• Cardiff: The library is located on the ground floor. The library also has wheelchairs available if required.

Evac chairs are available in emergencies to assist with the evacuation of mobility restricted users, and alternative exit routes are available from all parts of the buildings.


Library staff can provide assistance with retrieving materials from the shelves and information regarding the accessible facilities in each Library.


• Treforest and Glyntaff : Parking spaces specifically allocated for students with a disability are available at the front of the libraries.
• Cardiff: Disabled parking spaces are available within the main car park.
• Newport: Parking spaces are available at the rear of the campus. You will need to either give advance notice that you wish to use this parking area or have obtained a card which allows permanent access.

Further information about parking can be found on the DTS webpages