Concert Hall

University of Glasgow, Gilbert Scott Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ

0141 330 4093

music-enquiries@glasgow.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 13/09/2013

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Access Guide

  • The opening times vary according to bookings and events taking place.

  • The Concert Hall is located on level 2 of the Gilbert Scott Building on the main campus.

  • 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.

  • The name of the nearest underground station is Hillhead.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.

  • On street Blue Badge parking is located immediately outside the main South Front entrance.

  • The convenient drop off point is located immediately outside the main South Front entrance.

  • There are 2 designated parking bays for Blue Badge holders located outside the main South Front entrance.

  • The dimensions of these bays are 330cm x 450cm and 330cm x 240cm.

  • The bays are 3 metres away from the entrance.

  • 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.

  • This information is for the entrance located off South Front.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 118cm (3ft 10in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically (towards you).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 158cm (5ft 2in) 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 up to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is portable.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.

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

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • This ramp is portable but is left permanently in place to bypass the steps.

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  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open both ways.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are shallow.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The 1st set of doors are always held open.

  • This entrance gives access to the Concert Hall from the East Quadrangle.

  • Alternative ramped access is available via the Hunter Hall West entrance.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed in the auditorium.

  • 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 5m (16ft 5in) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located immediately beyond the Hunter Hall West entrance.

  • 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 215cm x 270cm (7ft 1in x 8ft 10in).

  • 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).

  • The tap type is push.

  • There is not 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 the right.

  • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

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

  • The hand dryer is 105cm (3ft 5in) high.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

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

  • The towel dispenser is 135cm (4ft 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 good.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Wall mounted and drop down rails are not available.

  • The main toilet facility for this area is located opposite the Visitor Centre on Level 1.

  • Please see the separate Detailed Access Guide for further information.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located immediately beyond the Hunter Hall West entrance.

  • 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 bright.

  • The male toilets are located immediately beyond the Hunter Hall West entrance.

  • The male toilets are 6m (19ft 8in) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • The main toilet facility for this area is located opposite the Visitor Centre on Level 1.

  • Please see the separate Detailed Access Guide for further information.

  • 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.

  • The photograph shows the ramped access to the East Quadrangle from the main South Front entrance. Staff are trained to take TypeTalk calls.