City of Glasgow College, City Campus, Level 5, 190 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G4 0RF

0141 375 6461

Guide Last Updated: 06/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • The finance desk is located on level 5 towards the front of the building.

  • There is level access using the main central lifts.

  • If coming from the ground floor entrance there is level access using the front lifts via Cafe Zero.

  • Monday 08:30 - 19:30.

  • Tuesday 08:30 - 19:30.

  • Wednesday 08:30 - 19:30.

  • Thursday 08:30 - 16:30.

  • Friday 08:30 - 16:30.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The city campus is located in central Glasgow, off Cathedral Street which is fairly close to the M8 motorway.

  • There is Blue Badge parking beside the building on level 2. There is an on-site car park for permit holders nearby. Blue Badge and standard on-street parking is available nearby. A public car park is available nearby.

  • The campus can be accessed via a number of bus routes, including buses X3, X11, X19, X25/A, X28, X37, X39, X85, X86, X87, 13/A, 19/A, 38/A/B/C/E, 57/A, 213, 240X, 832, 833, 834, 837, 839, 840, 866.

  • The nearest railway station is Queen Street. However, all of the central Glasgow stations are within reach of the campus using public transport.

  • The nearest subway station is Buchanan Street.

  • The car park is located off Cathedral Street, to the left as you face the City Campus Building.

  • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are City Campus Building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.

  • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are not available.

  • This car park can be used by permit holders.

  • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.

  • Signs are not provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.

  • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.

  • There is sloped access to the car park from the City Campus Building.

  • This car park is not clearly signposted from the City Campus Building.

  • An intercom security barrier is in operation.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building, to level 2.

  • There is step free access at this entrance.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).

  • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

  • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is located leading up to the car park from Cathedral Street.

  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).

  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.

  • The ramp is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.

  • The step(s) is / are located leading up from the slope towards the entrance.

  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to access the entrance.

  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There are heavy 135cm wide revolving doors to the right at this entrance.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the right as you enter.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1, M, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.

  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.

  • The lift is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the main entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 136cm x 203cm (4ft 6in x 6ft 8in).

  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does have an audible announcer.

  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • There is a 105cm high touch assist screen to help determine which lift to use.

  • It has a tactile help/audio assistance button.

  • There are 4 similar lifts grouped at the front of the building (covering levels G-6), 1 to the right of the building and 2 to the rear right.

  • There is 1 near the rear corridor, 2 halfway along the rear corridor and 1 at the end of the rear corridor.

  • Finance is located at the front left of level 5.

  • The desk is 67m (73yd 10in) from the lift.

  • Clear signage for the reception area is not visible from the lift.

  • There is step free access to this reception area, via lift.

  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.

  • The reception desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.

  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.

  • The desk is staffed.

  • The desk is 9m from the Stair G South lift.

  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing assistance system is available only on request.

  • The system is a portable loop.

  • Portable hearing loops are available from the Disabled Store, located on the first floor of the City Campus Building.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • There nearest accessible toilet is located in the main building, off the corridor opposite reception.

  • The nearest standard toilets are located in the main building.