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

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Introduction

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    • Student Admissions is located opposite the main building reception.
    • The Student Adviser, Key Support and Student Funding office and meeting rooms hub is located in the corridor behind the main building reception.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in Coatbridge Campus.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Coat Dyke.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

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.

Level Change (Internal level change Park Street Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is located just inside the Park Street entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • 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.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located just inside the Park Street entrance.
  • There is/are 6 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) 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 height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

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.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the Park Street entrance.
  • There is not level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Level Change (Main Building Internal Level Change)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is located from reception to the Learning Resource Centre.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • 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.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located from reception leading to the Learning Resource Centre.
  • There is/are 5 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) 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 height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar level changes throughout this building.
    • Photgraphs 3 and 4 show the ramp and steps leading down behind reception towards Student Services.

Reception (Student Admissions)

  • Student Admissions office is located opposite reception and the learning resource centre.
  • The desk is 14m (15yd 11in) from the Kildonan Street entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is ramped access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The hearing assistance system is not signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Reception (Student Services)

  • Key Support is located off the corridor behind reception.
  • The desk is 46m (50yd 11in) from the Kildonan Street entrance.
  • Clear signage for the reception area is not visible from the entrance.
  • There is ramped access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The hearing assistance system is not signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Comments View
    • The Student Adviser office is similar to this, located to the left (shown in photograph 3).
    • The Student Finance office is to the rear of this area and staff would generally use the meeting rooms with students (shown in photograph 4).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • The portable hearing loop is located at the main reception.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
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    • The nearest accessible toilet is located within the main building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are located within 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 normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.

Useful Information

  • Home visit services would be available from the Student Adviser.