Access Guide

Please Note: the sports complex is currently being redeveloped and all upcoming changes to the site can be found on our construction updates page.

We work closely with the University of Oxford to help you plan your visits to our sites. There is a university wide Access Guide for our following sports areas;

Iffley Rd Sports Complex at a glance for visitors with a disability



There are two entrances to Oxford University Sport.
The main entrance and car park can be accessed by turning down Jackdaw Lane off Iffley Road.
There are two Disabled parking bays located outside the reception entrance.
There is also a path access off Iffley road at the end of the long wooden fencing.




The main entrance can be located via the pathway or main car park.
The reception entrance has a ramp from the car park (newly laid tarmac during our Phase 1 construction period), however the two automated doors leading directly to the reception desk are currently being refurbished. A double door entrance is available at reception, which staff can open when required.
The main building has access on one level, giving access to the swimming pool, café, powerlifting room, changing rooms and gym. The sports hall can be accessed by contacting reception and using an outer door.
Access to the athletics track with infield football pitch, Astroturf and Oxford University RFC are also on one level.
There is ramp access to the bungalow meeting room.




There are no lifts on site, however all of the main building is accessible on one level.
The sports hall can be accessed by contacting reception and using an outer door.
The swimming pool can be accessed via a hoist.



Accessible toilets

There is a changing room with shower and toilet within the swimming pool changing village.



Standard toilets

There are standard toilets located within the swimming pool changing rooms and the gym changing rooms.
There are also standard toilets in the bungalow and main stand changing rooms and rowing gym.



Hearing support sytem

Not supported.





Inaccessible areas

The Rowing Gym can be accessed via ramp, please contact site to prearrange.
There is no access to main stand upper floors. If you are planning to attend a course or receive treatment by either Oxford University Sport or Peak Sporting Performance then please contact reception and an alternative location can be arranged.
There is one step access to the squash courts but, the spectators viewing area is accessible by a flight of stairs only.
Access to the tennis courts is via the main track and involves multiple steps, however access can be arranged via the grass courts off the pathway entrance. Please contact reception prior to your visit to arrange access.


If you have any further questions, please contact the following people

Iffley Road – Duty Manager on shift by calling the reception team on 01865 611480 or

Martson Sports Ground – Sports Federation on 01865 611488 or

University Park – Sports Federation on 01865 611488 or