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Galston Early Childhood Centre

Western Road, Galston, East Ayrshire, KA4 8BG

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  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Kilmarnock.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 11:40.
  • Monday 12:30 - 15:40.
  • Tuesday 12:30 - 15:40.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 11:40.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 11:40.
  • Wednesday 12:30 - 15:40.
  • Thursday 12:30 - 15:40.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 11:40.
  • Friday 12:30 - 15:40.
  • Friday 08:30 - 11:40.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.


  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders cannot booked in advance.
    • There are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The nearest designated bay is 22m (24yd) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 28m (31yd) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • 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.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located in the main car park.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side 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 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Inside Access

  • 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 play background music.
  • Music is played in the nursery.
  • Motorised scooters are welcomed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Changing Room (Partial)

  • There is not a Changing Places facility available.
  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing rooms are located at the rear of the building.
  • The accessible changing room is 12m (13yd) from the main entrance.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 190cm x 340cm (6ft 3in x 11ft 2in).
  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are a wheel in shower.
  • There is level access to the changing room.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilets are located in Galston Primary School.
    • Please see guide for details.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents are available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.