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Seagull Trust Cruises - Marjorie Seagull

Southbank Marina, Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, G66 1NH

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Introduction

  • There are free canal cruises for people with special requirements.

Opening Times

  • Sailing times are every Monday to Friday 11:00 and 13:30 from April 1st until the end the of the second week in October (a 28 week period).

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Kirkintilloch.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Lenzie.

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 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • 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 at the front of the main marina building.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.
  • Comments View
    • The Seagull Trust car park is for staff but can be used by minibuses.
    • The main Southbank Marina car park has 2 designated bays and a drop off point just through the tunnel from the jetty.

Level Change (Marina)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located between the marina and jetty.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading down to the jetty.
  • There is/are 7 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Level Change (Jetty)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading down to the jetty.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 115cm (3ft 9in).

Outside Access (Cabin Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the boat.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) by sliding.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There are identical entrances at either side of the rear of the boat.

Level Change (Jetty - Cabin)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located between the jetty and the cabin entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is portable.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • Please contact a member of staff for use of the portable ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 76cm (2ft 6in).

Outside Access (Foredeck Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the boat.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 104cm (3ft 5in).

Level Change (Foredeck Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the cabin to the doors.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located under the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • 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.

Level Change (Lower Cabin Portable Steps)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading down into the cabin.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading down into the cabin over the lift.
  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • These steps are portable and cover the platform lift when it is not in use.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located leading from the rear cabin entrance to the cabin.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the cabin entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 82cm x 120cm (2ft 8in x 3ft 11in).
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • Staff may need to be notified if the portable steps are in place covering the lift.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the wheelhouse entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the boat after the platform lift.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • 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 width of the accessible toilet door is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 235cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 9in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • 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 shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • 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 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a towel rail available instead of a towel dispenser.

Accessible Toilet (Marina)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 70m (76yd 1ft) from the jetty.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the rear of the main marina building.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 205cm x 210cm (6ft 9in x 6ft 11in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
  • 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 shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 similar accessible toilets here - the one to the left offers lateral transfer space on the left.
    • These toilets are locked from 18:00.
    • There is a similar accessible toilet located to the rear as you enter the marina offices.

Level Change (Marina Toilets)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left of the toilets.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are not available on request.