Hunterian Art Gallery and The Mackintosh House

University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QQ

0141 330 4221

hunterian-enquiries@glasgow.ac.uk

www.hunterian.gla.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 31/05/2021

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include 2 galleries, Mackintosh House, lecture theatre, shop and Sculpture Courtyard.

  • Monday Closed.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday 11:00 - 16:00.

  • The venue is situated within 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.

  • The Hunterian Art Gallery and Mackintosh House are located in Hillhead Street on the main campus.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is not free for all users.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

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

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

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

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 450cm (9ft 10in x 14ft 9in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 70m (76yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 85m (92yd 2ft) from the main 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

  • To the right of the automatic door there is a revolving door.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located on the right as you face the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance.

  • There is / are 12 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 the left going up.

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  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main 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 not a hearing assistance system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is infrared.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The infrared hearing assistance system is located in the main Lecture Theatre.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are Hunterian Art Gallery 1-2-3.

  • 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.

  • Level 1 (Basement) - all Toilets, Lecture Theatre, Print Room (by appointment) and Administration

  • Level 2 (Ground Floor) - Main Entrance, Shop, Gallery 1 and the Mackintosh House

  • Level 3 - Gallery 2.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting level is bright.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.

  • There is a landing.

  • The services on the floors which are not accessible are exhibitions on level 2 to 4.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located just beyond reception on the right.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 130cm x 200cm (4ft 3in x 6ft 7in).

  • The clear door width is 125cm (4ft 1in).

  • There is not 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 have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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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 15m (16yd 1ft) from the lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located within the standard male and female toilets.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is not a unisex toilet.

  • There are identical adapted toilets located within both the standard male and female toilets.

  • 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 weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 140cm (4ft 11in x 4ft 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 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • 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 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.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • 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 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.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located on level 1, right as you exit the lift.

  • The female toilets are 15m (16yd 1ft) from the lift.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located on level 1, left as you exit the lift.

  • The male toilets are 15m (16yd 1ft) 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.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.