McGregor Building

University of Glasgow, Western Infirmary, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G11 6NT

0141 330 2000

disability@glasgow.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk/

Guide Last Updated: 31/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include Postgraduate Services, lecture theatre, Pathology, Clinical Microbiology, Immunology.

  • Monday 08:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The building has 24hr access with the security code..

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.

  • This venue is situated in Glasgow.

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest underground station is Partick.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 128cm (4ft 2in) 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.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the back of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 124cm (4ft 1in) 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 136cm (4ft 6in) wide.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are shallow.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • There are a further 4 clearly marked medium steps without handrails after this entrance.

  • There is not level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is available only on request.

  • The system is infrared.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • Infrared hearing assistance equipment is available within the Pathology Lecture Theatre.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in the main corridor.

  • There is / are 8 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located upon entering the lecture theatre.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • There are 5 initial steps to the lecture theatre then further steps either side of the seating with a minimum of 7-8 steps to the first row of seats.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 4m (13ft 1in) from visitor entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 122cm x 120cm (4ft 0in x 3ft 11in).

  • The clear door width is 70cm (2ft 4in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are not within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The controls are 130-140cm high.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting level is medium.

  • 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 floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-1-2-3.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting level is medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

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

  • There is a landing.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting level is medium.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

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

  • There is a landing.

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located off the rear stairs before the first floor.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.

  • The male toilets are located on the rear stairs, off the lower ground.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.

  • This service can be requested.

  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.

  • Plastic cups are available.