Gilmorehill Centre

University of Glasgow, 9 University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ

0141 330 0830

tfts@gla.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 31/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include the James Arnott Theatre, the Andrew Stewart Cinema, School of Culture and Creative Arts.

  • Monday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or 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.

  • Gilmourhill Cinema / Theatre is located in University Avenue on the main campus.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.

  • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 220cm x 4000cm (7ft 3in x 131ft 3in).

  • Standard marked parking bays are located along to the right of the building.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • 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 the University of Glasgow parking notes for further details.

  • The photograph shows the road outside the venue.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, to the left.

  • 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 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • 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 does bypass the steps.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance from the right.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 119cm (3ft 11in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance.

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

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, to the right.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 216cm (7ft 1in) 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 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance.

  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • The desk is 34m (37yd 7in) from the accessible entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The reception desk is high.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • There is also a similar office reception desk in the front corridor, 12m from the entrance.

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  • There is not 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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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading down between the doors at the rear of the building.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1-2-3-4-5.

  • 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 the left going up.

  • There is a landing.

  • The stairs at the rear offer hadrails on both sides.

  • The services located on each level are as follows:

  • Level 1 - Resource Room and Rooms 105 - 124 and Standard Toilets

  • Level 2 - Offices and 2 Seminar Rooms 217a and 217b and All Toilets

  • Level 3 - Main Entrance, Rooms 305 - 334, All Toilets and Cinema

  • Level 4 - 2 Seminar Rooms 408 and 409, Dressing Rooms, and All Toilets

  • Level 5 - The James Arnott Theatre and All Toilets.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the foyer.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1-2-3-4-5.

  • The lift is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 80cm (4ft 7in x 2ft 7in).

  • The clear door width is 75cm (2ft 6in).

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

  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does 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 reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

  • There is a similar lift near the central stairs.

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  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.

  • Designated seating is located the front of the auditorium.

  • Wheelchairs are not left with the patron.

  • Companions sit next to the patron.

  • This venue does provide audio described performances.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.

  • A deposit is not required for the sound enhancement system.

  • Concessions are available.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed in the auditorium.

  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.

  • Designated seating is located the front of the auditorium.

  • Wheelchairs are not left with the patron.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.

  • A deposit is not required for the sound enhancement system.

  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

  • Concessions are available.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed in the auditorium.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up to the rear seating.

  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are adjustable.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

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  • There are standard changing rooms available.

  • The standard changing rooms are located on the 4th floor.

  • The standard changing room is 12m (13yd 4in) from the lift.

  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

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  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.

  • The showers are located on the 4th floor.

  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

  • There are 2 medium steps up to the showers and 1 step down into the showers.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

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

  • The female toilets are 22m (24yd 2in) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

  • The male toilets are 19m (20yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There are additional standard male and female toilets located on levels 2,3 and 4.

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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 23m (25yd 6in) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located ahead as you enter, at the rear of the venue.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 170cm (4ft 11in x 5ft 7in).

  • 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 right.

  • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is not a push button style of alarm.

  • 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 not mirrors.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

  • The towel dispenser is 120cm (3ft 11in) high.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The toilet roll holder is 115cm (3ft 9in) high.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink can 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 good.

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

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

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • 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 once extended is 103cm (3ft 4in).

  • There are additional adapted toilets located on levels 2,3,4, and 5.

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