McManus Gallery

Albert Square, Meadowside, Dundee DD1 1DA

01382 307 200

themcmanus@leisureandculturedundee.com

www.themcmanus-dundee.gov.uk

Guide Last Updated: 31/05/2021

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Access Guide

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

  • This venue is situated in Dundee.

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

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Dundee.

  • Monday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday 12:30 - 16:30.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 500cm x 550cm (16ft 5in x 18ft 1in).

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 27m (29yd 1ft) from the rear entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 32m (34yd 2ft) from the rear entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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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 doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 190cm (6ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 190cm (6ft 3in) 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 steep.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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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 doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 134cm (4ft 5in) 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.

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  • The reception desk is 17m (19yd) from the rear entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high height.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

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

  • Lighting levels are varied.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to all gallery rooms.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • Exhibits can be audio described.

  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.

  • The availability of tactile signage does not depend on exhibition.

  • Touch tours are not available.

  • Concessions are available.

  • There is a wheelchair to borrow.

  • To borrow the wheelchair, please ask at reception.

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  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.

  • Full table service is available.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 19m (20yd 2ft) from the rear entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).

  • Menus are hand held and wall.

  • Menus are not available in Braille.

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G-1-2.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting level is medium.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located on the right of the building.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are B-G-1-2.

  • The lift is 30m (33yd) from rear entrance.

  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 230cm (4ft 7in x 7ft 7in).

  • There are 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 controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

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  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

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

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

  • The accessible toilet is 17m (19yd) from the lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located on the right of the basement.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • 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.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 250cm x 280cm (8ft 2in x 9ft 2in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 128cm (4ft 2in).

  • 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 a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a coat hook.

  • Wall mounted 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 are mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • 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 50cm (1ft 8in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The towel dispenser is 102cm (3ft 4in) high.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

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

  • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The toilet roll holder is 102cm (3ft 4in) high.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

  • The sink is 76cm (2ft 6in) high.

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

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

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located on the right of the basement.

  • The female and male toilets are 18m (20yd) from the lift.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

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

  • This service can be requested.

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.