Chaplaincy Offices

University of Glasgow, Gilbert Scott Building - West Quadrangle, Glasgow G12 8QQ

0141 330 5419

chaplaincy@glasgow.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk/services/chaplaincy

Guide Last Updated: 13/11/2017

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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 situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline station is Partick.

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

  • The nearest underground station is Hillhead.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is not free for all users.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

  • The car park is located on South Front.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 6 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • Designated parking bays are not clearly marked.

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 35m (38yd 10in) from the South Front Chaplaincy entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 60m (65yd 1ft) from the South Front Chaplaincy 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.

  • Standard bays next to the South Front Chaplaincy entrance to the left can be made available by booking in advance.

  • Drop offs can be made directly in front of the South Front Chaplaincy entrance.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the South Front.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.

  • The width of the door opening is 260cm (8ft 6in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • There are no doors at this entrance.

  • The width of the door opening is 260cm (8ft 6in).

  • The second photograph shows inside the West Quadrangle from this entrance towards the Chaplaincy and Fore Hall.

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  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

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

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the left from the West Quadrangle - South Face Entrance.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 106cm (3ft 6in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

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

  • The step(s) is/are located leading up between the doors.

  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.

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

  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).

  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • There is a lift to access this area/service.

  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located immediately beyond the entrance.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are WQ, 2.

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

  • The lift is approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the West Quadrangle Chaplaincy entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 80cm x 110cm (2ft 7in x 3ft 7in).

  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does not have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • This lift requires assistance from staff with the key by prior arrangement.

  • There is a similar lift to the other side of the chaplaincy with a door width of 65cm which is 73cm wide and 85cm deep and offers a flip down seat 48cm high.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the left from the West Quadrangle - South Face Entrance.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 123cm (4ft).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

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

  • The step(s) is/are located between the two doors.

  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are low.

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

  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up.

  • There is a lift to access this area/service.

  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located just inside the West Quadrangle - Right Chaplaincy Entrance.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

  • The lift is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the West Quadrangle - Right Chaplaincy Entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 75cm x 84cm (2ft 6in x 2ft 9in).

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does not have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

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

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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

  • Photograph 1 shows the chaplaincy office corridor.

  • Photograph 2 shows the forehall and offices doors.

  • Photograph 3 shows the corridor link to the chapel.

  • Photograph 4 shows the internal doors to the chapel.

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  • The chapel forehall (Room 256) is located behind the chaplaincy offices, to the south side of the chapel.

  • It is a multi-function room that is used for ceremony preparation, meetings and other functional use.

  • Access is via the West Quadrangle entrances, with lift access. There is level access between the Forehall and the chaplaincy offices and the Memorial Chapel.

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  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

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

  • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the West Quadrangle - Left Chaplaincy Entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

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

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 162cm x 334cm (5ft 4in x 10ft 11in).

  • There is 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 91cm (2ft 12in).

  • 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 available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are female sanitary and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

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

  • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the hand dryer is 113cm (3ft 8in).

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

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

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

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.

  • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.

  • There are standard (and accessible) toilets throughout the Gilbert Scott Building near the Hunterian Museum lift on this level, or on the level below in One A The Square cafe/brasserie.

  • There are baby changing facilities in the accessible toilet at the Hunterian Museum lift.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

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

  • 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 the Learning and Teaching Centre, IT Services and the Student Disability Service.