Weipers Centre Equine Hospital

University of Glasgow, Garscube Estate, Bearsden Road, Glasgow G61 1QH

0141 330 5999

equine@vet.gla.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk/schools/vet/equinehospita

Guide Last Updated: 31/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include Weipers Centre Equine Hosptal, teaching rooms, conference rooms, Biopta.

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include stables, small animal hospital.

  • There is a moderate ramp between the hospital and the stables.

  • Monday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The Weipers Centre Equine Hosptal is a referral only hospital.

  • The visiting hours are 16.30 - 17.30 weekdays & 11.00 - 12.00 weekends and public holidays.

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

  • This venue is situated in Glasgow.

  • The nearest mainline station is Anniesland.

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

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • 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 300cm x 550cm (9ft x 18ft).

  • The nearest designated bay is 35m (38yd 10in) from the reception entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 38m (41yd 21in) from the reception 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 uneven surfaces.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

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

  • 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 is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the car park to all front building entrances.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open both ways.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 132cm (4ft) wide.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

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

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance.

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

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The reception desk is 1m (3ft 11in) from the reception entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The reception desk is high in height.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 208cm (6ft) wide.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open by sliding.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 250cm (8ft) wide.

  • 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 towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 92cm (3ft) wide.

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

  • The reception desk is 2m (2yd 7in) from the front entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The reception desk is low in height.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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

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

  • 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.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located ahead as you enter the front entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 4m (4yd 14in) from the front entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 109cm x 140cm (3ft x 4ft).

  • The clear door width is 78cm (2ft).

  • 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 have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The lift controls do 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.

  • 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 6m (6yd 22in) from the front entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter the front entrance.

  • 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 inwards and outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 94cm (3ft).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 244cm (4ft x 8ft).

  • 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 77cm (2ft).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm available.

  • 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 42cm (16in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").

  • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").

  • The toilet roll holder is 124cm (4ft) high.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5").

  • 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 medium.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located to the right as you enter.

  • The female and male toilets are 5m (5yd 18in) from the front entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are available in Braille on request and large print on request.