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Leeds Building Society - Glasgow

182 Hope Street, Glasgow, G2 2UE

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Leeds Building Society Branch Information

  • For opening times and services available in this branch, please visit the Glasgow branch page on the Leeds Building Society website.
  • This branch is located in/on a main shopping street/area.
  • There is not a colleague trained in British Sign Language.
  • The branch does have a magnifying glass available.
  • The branch does have a signature guide available.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille on request, large print on request, Makaton on request, different languages on request and audio on request.
  • There is a/are hearing assistance system(s) available.
  • There is a/are hearing assistance system(s) available for the enquiry desks , meeting rooms and transaction counters.

Public Transport and Parking

  • Public Transport View
    • There is a bus stop within approximately 150m of the branch.
    • The nearest train station is Glasgow Queen Street.
    • The nearest underground tube station is Buchanan Street.
  • Parking View
    • The branch does not have its own car park.
    • There is a public car park within approximately 200m of the branch.
    • The public parking facilities are located on Bath Street.
    • Standard on street parking is available (within approximately 50m of the branch).
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Approach

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient and has no handrails.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • Comments View
    • There is a width of 172cm between the entrance and a pavement obstruction.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Hope Street, near the junction with Bath Street.
    • There is external signage.
    • The sign(s) is/are located above the shop fronts.
    • The branch is clearly signed with 'Leeds Building Society'.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with the immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 83cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is portable.
    • Please contact a colleague for use of the portable ramp.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 72cm.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 10cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Branch Internal Access

  • There is step-free access throughout the branch.
  • The type of flooring in the branch is carpet and laminate.
  • There is some flooring in the branch which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • There is a seating area available in the branch.
  • Seating in the branch includes; chairs with no armrests.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the seating area.

Transaction Counter

  • The counter is located to the right as you enter the branch.
  • The counter is approximately 7m from the entrance.
  • The counter is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the counter.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
  • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
  • The counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
  • The lighting levels at the counter are good.
  • The height of the counter is 99cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the counter.
  • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Colleagues are trained to use the system.

Desk(s)

  • There is/are 2 desk(s) in the branch.
  • The desk(s) is/are located to the left of the transaction counter.
  • The nearest desk is approximately 5m from the entrance/lift.
  • The desk(s) is/are not clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access to the desk(s).
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to some of the desks.
  • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the some of the desks which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
  • The desk(s) is/are not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
  • The lighting levels at the desk(s) are good.
  • The distance between the floor and the underside of the lowest desk is 70cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the underside of the highest desk is 71cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on some of the desks.
  • All of the desks have clear space under them.
  • There is a hearing assistance system at the desk(s).
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The hearing assistance system(s) is/are signed.
  • Colleagues are trained to use the system.

Customer Meeting Room(s) (Right)

  • Access to the Room View
    • The room surveyed was Customer Meeting Room.
    • The Customer Meeting Room is located to the right as you enter the branch, beyond the seating area.
    • There is not wayfinding signage for the room.
    • There is not clear signage for the room (on or near the door).
    • Colleagues can provide assistance getting to the room.
    • The corridor/walkway leading to the room is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
    • There is step free access into the room.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 77cm.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is high.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is high.
  • Room Details View
    • There is a portable hearing assistance system available for the room.
    • There is fixed furniture within the room.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the table is 69cm.
    • There is not sufficient space for a wheelchair user to turn within the room.
    • Furniture can be moved to allow a turning space for wheelchair users.
    • A height adjustable desk is not available.
    • There are no chairs with armrests on both sides within the room.
    • There are no potential trip hazards within the room.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is high.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Customer Meeting Room(s) (Left)

  • Access to the Room View
    • The room surveyed was Customer Meeting Room.
    • The Customer Meeting Room is located to the right as you enter the branch, adjacent to the transaction counter.
    • There is not wayfinding signage for the room.
    • There is not clear signage for the room (on or near the door).
    • Colleagues can provide assistance getting to the room.
    • The corridor/walkway leading to the room is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
    • There is step free access into the room.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 77cm.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is medium.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is medium.
  • Room Details View
    • There is a portable hearing assistance system available for the room.
    • There is fixed furniture within the room.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the table is 70cm.
    • There is not sufficient space for a wheelchair user to turn within the room.
    • Furniture can be moved to allow a turning space for wheelchair users.
    • A height adjustable desk is not available.
    • There are no chairs with armrests on both sides within the room.
    • There are no potential trip hazards within the room.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is high.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.