Ground Floor Entrance and Reception

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

0141 375 5555

enquiries@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 21/12/2017

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Access Guide

  • The ground floor entrance and reception are located on Cathedral Street at the front left of the building.

  • The accessible platform lift to the lecture theatre and level 2 is located in this area near the main atrium stairs.

  • There are also larger standard lifts to other floors in the ground floor corridor after Cafe Zero.

  • 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.

  • Monday 08:00 - 19:30.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 19:30.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 19:30.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 19:30.

  • Friday 08:00 - 16:45.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 13:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • 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.

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  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.

  • The car park can be used by Blue Badge holders.

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

  • The car park is located at the side of the building, on level 2.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.

  • There is/are 10 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are signposted but have no markings.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 430cm x 601cm (14ft 1in x 19ft 9in).

  • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • The nearest designated bay is 13m (14yd 8in) from the main entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user.

  • The car park surface is block paving.

  • There is a site/campus car park for staff, students and visitors within approximately 200m.

  • The name of the car park is City Campus Car Park.

  • The car park is located further towards the city centre, off Cathedral Street.

  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • The name of the car park is NCP George Street Car Park.

  • The car park is located off Montrose Street.

  • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available (within approximately 50m of the building).

  • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 220cm x 550cm (7ft 3in x 18ft 1in).

  • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Rottenrow.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.

  • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 270cm x 700cm (8ft 10in x 22ft 12in).

  • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Rottenrow and Montrose Street.

  • There is a designated drop off point.

  • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop off point.

  • The drop off point is located in the turning circle of the building car park, near the main entrance.

  • There are steep gradients on Montrose Street/Rottenrow.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, on Cathedral Street.

  • There is level access into the venue.

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

  • The automatic doors 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 heavy 145cm wide revolving door to the right at this entrance.

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  • The desk/counter is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the ground floor entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).

  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • There is a touch screen.

  • The touch screen is at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.

  • The touch screen is to the right of the reception.

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  • 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.

  • Customers can charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, LT and 2.

  • The stairs are located at the rear of the ground floor entrance lobby rising to the main reception on level 2.

  • The stairs are approximately 8m from the ground floor entrance.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • This staircase rises past the lecture theatre to the main reception area on level 2.

  • These stairs offer central handrails.

  • There is a seating area to the side of the stairs between level 1 and 2.

  • The seating consists of double height steps although there are 12 standard steps and a handrail to the left of the seating from level 1.

  • There is level access to the front seating steps and ample room in front of those from level 1.

  • There are 6 steps between the lecture theatre and level 1 if coming this way.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located at the rear of the ground floor entrance lobby.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, LT and 2.

  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.

  • The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the ground floor entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 151cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 11in).

  • The clear door width is 89cm (2ft 11in).

  • The lift door is manual, heavy and opens outwards.

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

  • There is not 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 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 medium.

  • There are two lifts rising via the lecture theatre to level 2 (main reception area).

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  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.

  • The step(s) is/are located leading down to the bicycle storage area.

  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.

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

  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).

  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

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  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is Braille, tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the ground floor entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter at the rear of the cafe.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens by sliding.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 169cm x 223cm (5ft 7in x 7ft 4in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.

  • The lateral transfer space is 101cm (3ft 4in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are female sanitary and general domestic waste disposal units.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a mirror.

  • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The shared toilets that were surveyed are located at the rear of Cafe Zero on the ground floor.

  • The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the ground floor entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the shared toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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