Forge Shopping Centre

1221 Gallowgate, Parkhead, Glasgow G31 4EB

01415 566 661

customerservices@forgeshopping.com

www.forgeshopping.com

Guide Last Updated: 22/09/2016

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Access Guide

  • Monday 08:30 - 20:00.

  • Tuesday 08:30 - 20:00.

  • Wednesday 08:30 - 20:00.

  • Thursday 08:30 - 21:00.

  • Friday 08:30 - 21:00.

  • Saturday 08:00 - 20:00.

  • Sunday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest mainline station is Duke Street.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 600cm (13ft 1in x 19ft 8in).

  • 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.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • There is parking available next to the Gallowgate and West Mall entrances.

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  • This information is for the entrance located along West Mall.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

  • The doors open towards you.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Duke Street.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • This information is for the entrance located along Gallowgate.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.

  • This entrance gives access to the first floor.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played throughout the building.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • Escalator(s) can be used to access other floors.

  • The floors which are accessible by escalator are G-1.

  • The escalators steps are not clearly marked.

  • The head and foot of the escalators are not clearly marked.

  • The lighting level is bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the central concourse.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The clear door width is 130cm (4ft 3in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 220cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 3in).

  • 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 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 bright.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located in the male standard toilet.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 95cm (3ft 1in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 230cm (5ft 7in x 7ft 7in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.

  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.

  • 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There is not a mirror.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).

  • 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 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

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

  • The contrast between the internal 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 contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a similar accessible toilet in the female standard toilets.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • The baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located on the first floor.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

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