Interfaith Room

University of Glasgow, The Square/North Front - Gilbert Scott Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ

0141 330 5419

chaplaincy@glasgow.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk/services/chaplaincy/worship

Guide Last Updated: 13/11/2017

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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.

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest underground station is Hillhead.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.

  • On street Blue Badge parking is located in the Square.

  • There is a designated drop off point.

  • The drop off point is located outside the north entrance.

  • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.

  • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

  • 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 photographs show the Blue Badge parking areas.

  • 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 automatically (towards you).

  • The doors are double width.

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

  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

  • There is not a second set of doors.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

  • This entrance gives access to level 1, of the Gilbert Scott building, from where the Business School can be accessed directly via the lift.

  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the building from The Square.

  • 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 120cm (3ft 11in) 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 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

  • 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 beyond the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading down from The Square to the entrance.

  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The steps are bypassed by the route to the entrance from the North Side.

  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are adjustable.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • From the North Front entrance to access the Interfaith Room several doors must be passed through.

  • Follow the route into the cafe and beyond the counter to the archway door on the left.

  • The interfaith room door is beyond this to the right.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-LG.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on the lower ground floor.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

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

  • There is a landing.

  • These stairs can be used to provide a more direct route from the West Quadrangle Chaplaincy Office entrance.

  • The ablutions room is located to the left of the interfaith room, behind the standard toilets and shower.

  • The door is over 75cm wide and opens away from you (push).

  • The facilities within the room include washing facilities with push button taps. Cloth and wudhu cloths are available as well as a laundry basket.

  • There are additional ablution facilities in the shared standard toilet.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The unisex toilets are located directly beyond the Interfaith Room entrance.

  • Unisex toilets are 7m (7yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • The distance was taken from the Interfaith Room entrance.

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.

  • The showers are located to the right of the standard toilets.

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

  • There is a deep step leading into the shower.

  • A key from staff may be required to use this facility.

  • 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 35m (38yd 10in) from the North Front entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located in a cubicle in the standard male toilet before the cafe/brasserie.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is not 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 door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 190cm (4ft 9in x 6ft 3in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • 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 external door and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.

  • There is an identical adapted cubicle in the standard female toilet.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • 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 the Learning and Teaching Centre, IT Services and the Student Disability Service.

  • The photograph shows the convenient drop-off area.