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Student Lounge

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

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Opening Times

  • Opening times do vary depending on timetabling.

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.

Lift (Lift 1)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the top left hand corner of the building, near Student Admissions.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1 and 2.
  • The lift is approximately 19m (20yd 2ft) from the Kildonan Street entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 131cm x 138cm (4ft 4in x 4ft 6in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • There are other similar lifts throughout the Main Coatbridge Building.

Outside Access (Lounge Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor, opposite lift 1.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is a door leaf that can increase the door width to 131cm.

Outside Access (F5)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the room.
  • 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 88cm (2ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a door leaf that can increase the door width to 133cm.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the building.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There are computers, a T.V, vending machines and seating available.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 38cm (1ft 3in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 104cm (3ft 5in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • The type of food served here is snacks and drinks from vending machines.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilets are on the first floor of the main building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are on the first floor of the main building.

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.