Glasgow International College

University of Glasgow, Anderson College Building, 56 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G11 6NU

0141 330 8667

gic@gla.ac.uk

www.kic.org.uk/glasgow/

Guide Last Updated: 31/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Monday 08:30 - 17:30.

  • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:30.

  • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:30.

  • Thursday 08:30 - 17:30.

  • Friday 08:30 - 17:30.

  • 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 nearest Underground Station is Hillhead.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Limited parking is available in Dumbarton Road which is restricted to 30 minutes.

  • 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 on Dumbarton Road.

  • There is not 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 130cm (4ft 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 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) 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 a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are not trained to use system.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is infrared.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a moderate ramp (width 125cm) and a deep, clearly marked, step for access to Classroom D204 on level 2.

  • Infrared hearing assistance equipment is available in a number of rooms.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 2,3,4,5,6 and 7.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting level is 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.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located off the corridor beyond the foyer.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 2,3,4,5,6 and 7.

  • The lift is 19m (21yd) from main entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 136cm (4ft 7in x 4ft 6in).

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

  • There are not 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 have an audible announcer.

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

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

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • 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 14m (15yd) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located in the corridor beyond the foyer.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.

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

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 170cm (5ft 3in 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 left.

  • 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 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 left.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • 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 44cm (1ft 5in).

  • 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 hand dryer is 120cm (3ft 11in) high.

  • 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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The sink is 75cm (2ft 6in) high.

  • 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.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There are additional adapted toilets on levels 3 and 4.

  • The adapted toilet has a shower which is accessed by a deep step.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located in the corridor beyond the foyer.

  • The female toilets are 11m (12yd) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located in the corridor beyond the foyer.

  • The male toilets are 8m (26ft 3in) 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.

  • There are additional standard toilets on levels 2,3,4,5 and 7 in both Anderson and Robertson areas of the building.

  • 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 access to Classroom D204 on level 2.