Food For Thought

University of Glasgow, Level 3 - Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QQ

0141 330 6177

hospitality@gla.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 02/10/2014

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Access Guide

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.

  • This venue is situated in the North Campus.

  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline station is Glasgow Central.

  • 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 free for all users.

  • The car park is at the back of the venue.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There are 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 520cm (13ft 1in x 17ft 1in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 21m (22yd 2ft) from the side entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 27m (29yd 1ft) from the side 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 a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.

  • 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.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

  • 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 ramp or slope to access this service.

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

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 172cm (5ft 8in) wide.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1-2-3-4.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • 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.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located opposite the side entrance.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

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

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

  • The lift is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the side entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 150cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 11in).

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • 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 not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the lobby.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1-2-3-4.

  • The lift is 35m (38yd 10in) from the level 1 entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 115cm x 150cm (3ft 9in x 4ft 11in).

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • 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 not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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

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  • The following information is for the restaurant.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the platform lift.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 40cm (1ft 4in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 88cm (2ft 11in).

  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • Plastic cups are available.

  • Plastic cutlery is available.

  • Drinking straws are available on request.

  • Menus are hand held only.

  • Menus are not available in Braille.

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

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

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

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

  • The accessible toilet is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the platform lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the restaurant.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 130cm x 245cm (4ft 3in x 8ft).

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • No emergency alarm fitted in the cubicle.

  • Disposal facilities are not 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 both sides.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are mirrors.

  • 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 sink.

  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

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

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

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table is 89cm (2ft 10in).

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located at the rear of the restaurant.

  • The female and male toilets are 14m (15yd 11in) from the main lift.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

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

  • This service can be requested.

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.

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