Merchant Square

71-73 Albion Street, Glasgow G1 1NY

01412 224 117

info@merchantsquareglasgow.com

www.merchantsquareglasgow.com

Guide Last Updated: 28/07/2017

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Access Guide

  • Monday 08:00 - 01:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 01:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 01:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 01:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 01:00.

  • Saturday 08:00 - 01:00.

  • Sunday 08:00 - 01:00.

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

  • This venue is situated in Glasgow.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Queen Street.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

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

  • The automatic door is activated via a push pad.

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

  • This venue does not play background music.

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

  • The lighting levels are low.

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

  • 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 bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located adjacent to the square.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 110cm (4ft 11in x 3ft 7in).

  • 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 have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

  • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located adjacent to the square.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens inwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 200cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 7in).

  • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 60cm (1ft 12in).

  • The tap type is lever.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.

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

  • 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 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the hand dryer is 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

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

  • There is a wash basin.

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

  • The height of the wash basin is 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • There are baby changing facilities in the accessible toilet.

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located adjacent to the square.

  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located adjacent to the square.

  • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.