Marine Skills Centre

Riverside Campus, 21 Thistle Street, Glasgow G5 9XB

0141 566 6222

enquiries@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 21/12/2017

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Access Guide

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.

  • This venue is situated in the Riverside Campus in Glasgow.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Argyle Street.

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest underground station is Bridge Street SPT Subway.

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

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

  • The name of the car park is Riverside Campus.

  • The car park is located at the rear of the Main Teaching Tower Building.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • There is a designated drop off point.

  • The drop off point is located below the link bridge by the side entrance of the Main Teaching Tower Building.

  • Parking is also available in the Glasgow Central Mosque car park in Mosque Avenue off Ballater Road.

  • It is open to the public Saturday to Thursday and has a fixed price of £3 for the day (Nov 2017).

  • The car park is located at the rear of the campus on Thistle Street off Ballater Street.

  • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are the Main Teaching Tower Building and Engineering Building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • The car park surface is block paving.

  • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.

  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.

  • There is/are 4 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 452cm x 550cm (14ft 10in x 18ft 1in).

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

  • This car park can be used by permit holders.

  • There is a designated drop off point in this car park.

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

  • There is level access to the car park from the campus buildings.

  • The nearest designated bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the side entrance of the Main Teaching Tower Building.

  • An intercom security barrier is in operation at the campus entrance.

  • Within the car park there are 4 electric car charging points.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 184cm (6ft) wide.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are light.

  • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).

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

  • The step(s) is / are located leading to the entrance.

  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.

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

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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

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  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

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

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 21m (22yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located off the main corridor.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is not a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from a member of staff.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 96cm (3ft 2in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 245cm x 265cm (8ft x 8ft 8in).

  • There is not 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 left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 175cm (5ft 9in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush, however it is not 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 not available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • 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 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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The height of the wash basin is 80cm (2ft 7in).

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

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

  • 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 poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • There is an accessible wheel in shower available.

  • The flip down chair is 48cm high.

  • There are grab rails and drop down rails available.

  • The toilet and shower were being used for storage at the time of research, although a member of staff could remove the items.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located at the rear of the building.

  • The female and male toilets are 3m (3yd 10in) from the accessible entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There are changing facilities and level access showers available here.

  • The doors to the showers are 60cm wide.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.