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Dobbies Garden World

Boclair Road, Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire, G62 6EP

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Milngavie.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Hillfoot.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 19:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 19:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 19:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 18:00.

Opening Times (Winter opening hours (Sept - Dec))

  • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 18:00.

Parking

  • 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.
    • There is/are 6 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 350cm x 480cm (11ft 6in x 15ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main accessible entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (the car park)

  • Entrance View
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 200cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance, bypassing the steps.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is/are 7 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Eating and Drinking (Garden Cafe)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 64cm (2ft 1in).
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located adjacent to the entrance.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 200cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 7in).
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a mirror.
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in a separate room next to the standard toilets.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in field to the side of car park.
  • Comments View
    • There are 4 manual wheelchairs available for patrons to borrow.
    • The photo shows the raised area in the café.