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Wellingborough Distribution Service

Wellingborough WDS

The Open University Distribution Services
Unit 21
53/63 Denington Road
Denington Industrial Estate


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The assembly and distribution of learning materials to students and Associate Lecturers is managed by LTS (Learning and Teaching Solutions) Storage and Distribution, based in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. They also manage storage and assembly activities in support of OUW (OU Worldwide), OUSA (OU Students Association, Marketing, Student Services and Disabled Students Services.

WDS have now consolidated into one warehouse. As at August 2014, there are more than £5 million worth of items in stock, made up of over 13,000 different product lines with more than 11 million separate items. Learning materials include main texts, DVDs, CDs, course-specific binders and home experiment kits.

They liaise closely with academic units and members of LTS to ensure that the right materials arrive at the right time in order to ensure our students have the best start to their OU learning experience.


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Accessible Parking
Accessible Parking
There is on-site accessible car parking.
Accessible WC
Accessible WC
Unisex toilets with wheelchair access are available.
Hearing Loop
Assistive Listening System
An assistive listening system is permanently installed in the Meeting Room(s).
Braille Signage
Braille signage is available.
Seating Available
Rest Seating
Seating is available for rest purposes.
Disabled Level Access
Ramp Access
There is ramp access from the car park.