Gift Shop

University of Glasgow, Ground Floor - Gilbert Scott Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ

0141 330 5511

disability@glasgow.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk/about/visit/universitygiftshop/

Guide Last Updated: 13/09/2013

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Access Guide

  • Monday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Friday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The venue is situated within 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 Visitor Centre is located in Oakfield Avenue on the main campus.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.

  • On street Blue Badge parking is located outside the John Mclntyre Building.

  • The convenient drop off point is located directly outside the Visitor Centre entrance.

  • There is 1 designated parking bay for Blue Badge holders which is located opposite the Visitor Centre entrance, outside the John Mclntyre Building.

  • The dimensions of the bay are 290cm x 460cm and it is 19 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.

  • There is 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 85cm (2ft 9in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open (no doors).

  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

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

  • The reception desk is 14m (15yd) 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.

  • There is not level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in the foyer leading to the services.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 300cm (9ft 10in).

  • 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 13m (14yd) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • 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 dimensions of the accessible toilet are 220cm x 200cm (7ft 3in x 6ft 7in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 140cm (4ft 7in).

  • The tap type is lever.

  • 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 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 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

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

  • The toilet roll holder is 107cm (3ft 6in) high.

  • 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 available.

  • There are baby changing facilities in the adapted toilet.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

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

  • The female toilets are 38m (42yd) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located at the rear of the building.

  • The male toilets are 38m (42yd) 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.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.