Access to Miraflores
The main entrance to Miraflores
We welcome visitors with disabilities and those bringing pushchairs. If you need help with access, or have any questions, please let us know.
British Council Miraflores is located in the ground floor of block of apartments in a quiet, residential square, away from busy traffic.
Algés train station is 1.70m away.
750/751 bus stop is 450m away.
748 bus stop is 450m away.
We have a drop-off point in front of the building.
This drop-off point is 10m from Miraflores main entrance.
This same drop-off point can also be used by visitors with disabilities. Please contact us before your visit so that we can arrange this.
You can order an accessible taxi from Multitáxis-Rádio Táxis de Oeiras.
Phone (+351) 214 155 310 (cannot be ordered via internet).
Book preferably a day (or as far as possible) in advance.
British Council Miraflores has a public pay-and-display car park in front of the building.
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU ARRIVE
You can access the British Council Miraflores building in Largo Maria Leonor via the main road Avenida Norton de Matos.
The main door is accessible to wheelchair and pushchair users via a ramp at the front of the building. You can see a photo above.
INSIDE THE BUILDING
As you enter the building you will need to go through a security check.
If you are a student with a British Council membership card, you will need to display this.
At the reception to the right, there is a counter and a customer service desk.
Our staff will be happy to help if you require any assistance.
Guide dogs are welcome.
British Council Miraflores is on one level, with wide corridors accessible to visitors using wheelchairs.
All seven classrooms are accessible.
These classrooms are equipped with computers and tablets with standard Windows accessible tools.
There is small meeting room, but has no access for wheelchair users.
There are three accessible toilets.
Only one is suitable for people using wheelchairs.
The width of the toilet door is 87cm. It is a sliding door.