Oxford university is one of the most prestigious universities in England. There is evidence of teaching as early as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's second-oldest university in continuous operation after the University of Bologna. It has a 17.5% acceptance rate and has around 24,000 students. Therefore, it is essential that a disabled access lift is available for any students or visitors who require a use of a wheelchair. This bespoke design insures the aesthetics of the university are not ruined, due to the lift being invisible when not in use.
The Mayfair Stairlift is a set of horizontally retracting stairs and a rising barrier at the upper landing. It has a minimum horizotal pit length of 1200mm and minimum platform size of 1 400 mm x 1 010 mm. This disabled access lift has a maximum size of 999m and a minimum pit depth below lower landing of 447 mm + revêtement. This bespoke wheelchair lift provides for wheelchair access within an auditorium.