Hunter Halls

University of Glasgow, East Quadrangle - Gilbert Scott Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ

0141 330 3640

timetabling@glasgow.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 31/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • 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.

  • Hunter Halls are situated on level 2 of the Gilbert Scott Building 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 immediately outside the main South Front entrance.

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

  • There are 4 designated parking bays for Blue Badge holders located outside the main South Front entrance.

  • The dimensions of these bays are 280 x 530.

  • The bays are 3 metres away from the entrance.

  • Access to the building is also possible by using the archway into the East Quad from the South Front, then going round the quad to the Hunter Halls East and West 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 the University of Glasgow parking notes for further details.

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  • 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 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 not level access into the venue.

  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in) 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 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • The 1st door is usually held open.

  • The is a 3cm threshold immediately beyond the 2nd door.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is infrared.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Infrared hearing assistance systems are fitted in both East and West Halls.

  • 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 opposite the Visitor Centre on Level 1.

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

  • There are additional, level access, standard toilets located immediately beyond the Hunter Hall East entrance.

  • 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 opposite the Visitor Centre on Level 1.

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

  • There are additional, level access, standard toilets located immediately beyond the Hunter Hall East entrance.

  • 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.