Changing Places accessible toilet

Changing Places toilets are specially designed to accommodate the needs of people who cannot use standard accessible toilets.

The Changing Places toilet.
Changing Places Logo

Changing Places

The fully accessible Changing Places toilet is located in the LEC building. The facility has been specially designed to accommodate the needs of people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, or with physical disabilities including muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis.

The development of this Changing Places facility is in line with Lancaster University's commitment to actively encourage and support people with disabilities to work or learn on campus. The facility is supported by a dedicated cleaning and maintenance team, and is well signposted to via physical signage in the local area, digitally on Mazemap and at Changing Places Toilets ( The toilet is accessible by RADAR key, which can be signed out from the Facilities Heldesk in University House, and from the Security Lodge.

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Changing Places facilities

The facility features a height adjustable changing and showering table, a multi-function ceiling hoist, a height adjustable washbasin, a toilet, and an extendable privacy screen. The space can accommodate users who need extra equipment and space to use toilets safely and comfortably.

Changing Places toilet

Facility Features

  • Bench - Height Adjustable, Adult Sized, Wall Mounted
  • Hoist - Ceiling , Loop
  • Peninsular Toilet
  • Washbasin - Height Adjustable
  • Non Slip Floor
  • Floor Space (sq. m) - 12.0
  • Emergency Alarm
  • Privacy Screen
  • Paper Roll
  • Colostomy Shelf
  • Signage in the room
  • Drop down grab rails
  • Wall grab rails
  • Large Bin
  • Door Width (m) - 1.00
  • Ceiling height (m) - 2.40

Changing Places accessible toilet location

You can find the Changing Places accessible toilet location in the Lancaster University LEC building.

Directions to Changing Place Accessible Toilet

The Changing Places facility can be found in the LEC building foyer, which can be accessed from the South Spine, opposite Furness College.

Walking from University House Reception, exit Alexandra Square to the south, following the South Spine route. The LEC building is directly past the Library on the right hand side as you travel south on the South Spine. Find the Changing Places location on Mazemap.