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Library

New College Lanarkshire, Cumbernauld Campus, Town Centre, Cumbernauld, Glasgow, G67 1HU

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Introduction

  • The library is located on the ground floor of the Main Block.

Location

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

Parking

Outside Access (West Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the west side of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (towards you).
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • There are manualy operated revolving doors at this entrance.
    • The automatic door is to the right of the revolving door and the pushpad is on the wall facing it.
  • Comments View
    • There are manualy operated revolving doors at this entrance.
    • The automatic door is to the right of the revolving door and the pushpad is on the wall facing it.

Outside Access (Main Block Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the left as you enter.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (away from you).
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 173cm (5ft 8in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are also 2 other similar entrances but these have manual doors.
    • The first photo is of the automatic doors, the second of the manual ones.

Level Change (Main Block Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 117cm (3ft 10in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading to the entrance.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (Library Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located towards the rear of the Main Block.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 96cm (3ft 2in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Library

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.
  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in large print.
  • This library does have a regular supply of books in audio format.
  • There is an ordering service.
  • It takes approximately 14 days to process an order.
  • The library does have computers with accessible software.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A large text keyboard, large rollerball mouse and height adjustable table is / are available.
  • Comments View
    • Other auxiliary aids that are available include screen magnifier, mind manager, voice recognition software and text to speech software.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest toilet is located within the Main Block.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest toilet is located within the Main Block.

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.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.