Lilybank House

University of Glasgow, Bute Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RT

0141 330 2000

timetabling@glasgow.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 08/08/2017

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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 not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline station is Partick.

  • The nearest Underground Station is Hillhead.

  • The School of Social and Political Sciences is located in Bute Gardens on the main campus.

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • 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 front 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 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 430cm (12ft 2in x 14ft 1in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 30m (33yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 34m (37yd) from the accessible 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.

  • There is not a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • 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 at the font of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 115cm (3ft 9in) wide.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is / are 7 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance from the car park.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

  • 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.

  • The services on the floors which are not accessible are staff offices.

  • There is a mezzanine level between levels 2 and 3 which does not have lift access.

  • The lift is located in the main corridor on the right as you enter.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

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

  • The lift is 15m (16yd) from accessible entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 100cm (4ft 7in x 3ft 3in).

  • 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.

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 20m (22yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of level 1.

  • 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 is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 200cm (5ft 11in x 6ft 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 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 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 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 50cm (1ft 8in).

  • 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 106cm (3ft 6in) 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 106cm (3ft 6in) 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.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is an additional adapted toilet located on level 3.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located in the corridor on level 1.

  • The female toilets are 10m (32ft 10in) 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 on level 1.

  • The male toilets are 10m (32ft 10in) 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 and 3.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • There are 4 assistive software programs available on the Common Student Computing Environment (CSCE).

  • These programs are: MindGenius, Zoomtext, Texthelp (Read and Write) and Kurzwell 3000.

  • 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.