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Automotive & Engineering Cafe

New College Lanarkshire, Motherwell Campus, Automotive & Engineering Building, 1 Enterprise Way, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, ML1 2TX

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COVID-19 Information (New College Lanarkshire)

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the café, seating and I.T. stations.
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  • Automotive & Engineering Building.
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    • The Automotive & Engineering Café is located on the first floor at the far end (west) of the corridor.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 14:15.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 14:15.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 14:15.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 14:15.
  • Friday 08:30 - 14:15.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The Motherwell campus is located to the south-east of Motherwell town centre, just north of the A721 Craigneuk Street. At the A721 / Robberhall Road roundabout, take the Robberhall Road north. The college is immediately on your left. Continue to the next roundabout and turn into Enterprise Way for access to the car parks.
    • There is free parking for students, staff and visitors to the rear of the main building and to the far end of the campus opposite the Engineering & Automotive Building, to the rear of the Firtrees Nursery. There are blue badge bays both to the rear of the main building and in front of the Engineering & Automotive Building. There are drop off areas in front of and to the rear of the nursery.
  • By Bus View
    • There is a bus stop within 150 metres of the campus.
    • There are bus stops on Robberhall Road, opposite the front of the campus. Bus routes 366 (northbound), and 367 (north and southbound) operated by Stuarts Coaches stop at the Motherwell College stops. There are additional bus services that stop on Craigneuk Street, including First Bus routes 240 and 241 and JMB Travel route 40.
    • For more information on Stuart's Coaches bus services please click here (opens new tab).
  • By Train View
  • AccessAble Related Links View
    • Pedestrian access to the campus from Robberhall Road is via a ramp or steps.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the front of the building.
    • 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 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 345cm x 500cm (11ft 4in x 16ft 5in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 17m (18yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is block 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.
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located outside the nursery entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There is additional parking at the rear of the main building and to the side of the building on the service road to the repair workshops, goods yard and HGV Training Centre.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the front left of the building at the main building (east) end.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of less than 2cm.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building toward the right in the car park.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of less than 2cm.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1.
    • The stairs are located on the left as you enter via the main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 15m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • There are two other similar stairs along the building.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the left hand side as you enter.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 630Kg 8 persons.
  • The lift is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • 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 a hearing enhancement system.
  • The lift does 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 moderate to good.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the café area.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Eating and Drinking

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the café.
    • The café is located on the first floor to the far end of the building.
    • There is step-free access, via lift, to the café.
  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables cannot be booked in advance.
    • There is a counter where food and drink can be ordered.
    • Staff can bring food and/or drinks to tables.
    • Menu types include; written wall menus.
    • Menus are clearly written.
    • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
    • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
    • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
    • Adapted cups are not available.
    • Adapted cutlery is not available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • This area does play background music.
    • Background music is played at all times, the volume can be adjusted if requested.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 90cm.
    • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Tables and Seating View
    • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • The majority of tables are accessible to wheelchair users.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the lowest dining table is 66cm.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the highest dining table is 70cm.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Location of Toilet/Changing Facilities

  • Accessible toilet facilities are located on the ground floor:- by the main entrance (W041 - right transfer); near the car park entrance (W012 - left transfer); in the rear corridor (W017 - right transfer);
    and on the first floor:- at the lift end (W128 - right transfer); and on the main corridor at the café end (W117 - left transfer).
  • Female and male standard toilet facilities are located on the ground floor by the main entrance, near the car park entrance, and on the first floor at the lift end, centrally on the main corridor and at the café end.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • The nearest accessible toilet facility is located on the first floor near the café room W115.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are located on the first floor main corridor rooms W116 and W117).

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.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.