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Auditorium

New College Lanarkshire, Coatbridge Campus, Auditorium, Kildonan Street, Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, ML5 3LS

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include an auditorium, lecture theatre and cinema.
  • Comments View
    • The auditorium is located in the 101 Park Street Building, which can be accessed internally from the Main Building.

Opening Times

  • Opening times do vary depending on performances.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in Coatbridge Campus.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Coatdyke.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking (Park Street Entrance)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the Park Street entrance.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 5 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 380cm x 500cm (12ft 6in x 16ft 5in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 17m (18yd 1ft) from the Park Street entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 29m (31yd 2ft) from the Park Street 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Parking (Kildonan Street Entrance)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located in front of the Kildonan Street entrance.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 7 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 373cm x 480cm (12ft 3in x 15ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Kildonan Street entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 26m (28yd 1ft) from the Kildonan Street 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 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Park Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right hand side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 175cm (5ft 9in).
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 175cm (5ft 9in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • There is also an automatic revolving door at this entrance.
    • The accessible door is located to the left of the revolving door.

Level Change (Park Street Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

Outside Access (Kildonan Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 175cm (5ft 9in).
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 175cm (5ft 9in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • There is also an automatic revolving door at this entrance.
    • The accessible door is located to the right of the revolving door.

Level Change (Kildonan Street Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

Outside Access (Auditorium Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The first door has a leaf which when opened gives a clear door width of 131cm.
    • The second door has a leaf which when opened gives a clear door width of 127cm.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played during performances.
  • The lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Comments View
    • The auditorium is also used as a 1 screen cinema, showing mainstream and art films.
    • There are no designated seats for mobility impaired visitors, and no subtitles on films.

Level Change

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located from the first row seats to the back row seats.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are adjustable.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilets are in the 101 Park Street Building, adjacent to the venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are in the 101 Park Street Building, adjacent to the venue.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.