McIntyre Building

University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ

0141 330 5360

enquiries@src.gla.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 31/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include Welcome Point and SRC Advice Centre.

  • 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.

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

  • The nearest underground station is Hillhead.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

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

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 330cm x 480cm (10ft 10in x 15ft 9in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 5m (16ft 5in) from the main campus entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 7m (22ft 12in) from the main campus 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 dropped kerbs.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.

  • 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.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on University Avenue.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located immediately beyond the entrance.

  • There is / are 4 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.

  • The main building lift overcomes the steps. Please see the lift section for more details.

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  • This information is for the entrance located off the car park.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 93cm (3ft 1in) wide.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 165cm (5ft 5in).

  • These doors are automatic via pushpad.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • The reception desk is 5m (16ft 5in) from the Side - Reception Entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • Monday 09:30 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Friday 09:30 - 16:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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

  • Infrared hearing assistance equipment is available within rooms 201 and 208.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located at the rear of the first floor.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 115cm (3ft 9in).

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

  • 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 right going up.

  • There is a landing.

  • There are 4 steps from the lower ground floor to the ground floor and 15+ from the ground floor to the first floor.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

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

  • The lift is a platform lift.

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

  • The lift is 2m (6ft 7in) from University Avenue entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 135cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 5in).

  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There are 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 have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

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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 4m (13ft 1in) from the lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located on the right of the building.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 125cm x 190cm (4ft 1in x 6ft 3in).

  • 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 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is not a mixer tap.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).

  • 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 the left.

  • 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 44cm (1ft 5in).

  • 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The sink is 85cm (2ft 9in) high.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.

  • 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 fair.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located on the right of the building.

  • The female toilets are 4m (13ft 1in) from the lift.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilets are located on the left hand side of the first floor.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading to the male toilet.

  • There is / are 3 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 not have handrails.

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  • Staff do 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 Text Relay aware.