69 Oakfield Avenue

University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8LT

0141 330 2000

timetabling@glasgow.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 31/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the 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 Partick.

  • The name of the nearest underground station is Hillhead.

  • The Department of Philosophy is located on levels 2 to 5 of 69 Oakfield Avenue, on the main campus.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Limited parking is available in the street outside the venue.

  • There are designated bays for disabled staff, students and visitors across the campus. Students and staff who are Blue Badge holders automatically receive a parking permit free of charge. Please see theUniversity of Glasgow parking notesfor further details.

  • The photograph shows the road outside the venue.

  • 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 away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 106cm (3ft 6in) wide.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is / are 11 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 77cm (2ft 6in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.

  • 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.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).

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  • The reception desk is 2m (6ft 7in) from the front entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • The distance to reception is from the main entrance.

  • Reception is located on level 3.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 2-3-4-5.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting level is bright.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.

  • There is a landing.

  • The services on the floors which are not accessible are staff offices.

  • The School of Humanities teaching rooms are situated on levels 2 and 3, which are accessible by the lift.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located on level 2 at the rear of the building.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 2-3.

  • The lift is 8m (26ft 3in) from accessible entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 90cm (4ft 7in x 2ft 11in).

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

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

  • The accessible toilet is 14m (15yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located on level 3 in the reception area.

  • 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 200cm x 400cm (6ft 7in x 13ft 1in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

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

  • 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 49cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

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

  • The towel dispenser is 105cm (3ft 5in) high.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

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

  • There is a sink.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located at the rear of the reception.

  • The female toilets are 8m (26ft 3in) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are low.

  • The male toilets are located on level 4.

  • The male toilets are 15m (16yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

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  • There is an assistance dog toilet available on campus for students, staff and visitors.

  • There are 4 assistive software programs available on the Common Student Computing Environment (CSCE).

  • These programs are: MindGenius, Zoomtext, Texthelp (Read and Write) and Kurzwell 3000.

  • Disability awareness training is available for all staff through the Staff Development Service. Other training relating to specific areas of disability awareness, such as curriculum development or a specialised software package is provided from theLearning and Teaching Centre,IT Servicesand theStudent Disability Service.