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Coatbridge Waste Disposal and Recycling Centre

Stobcross Street, Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, ML5 1BE

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Introduction (Conditions of Use of Site)

  • Customers will be asked to assist in the recycling of their material by placing each material in the appropriate designated skip or container.
  • Recycling attendants will be on site to provide any assistance required.
  • All vans, pick-up vehicles and any vehicle with a large trailer must pre-book their visit to the recycling centre. 48 hours notice is required.
  • Only household waste can be disposed of (no commercial waste)
  • Waste must be segregated for recycling where possible.
  • No hazardous material such as tyres, asbestos or liquid paint can be disposed of at any recycling centre.
  • Solidified paint or domestic sized paint tins with absorbent material (soil, sand etc) may be disposed of in general waste.
  • No trade or commercial waste can be accepted at waste disposal and recycling centres.

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 07:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 07:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday 07:00 - 18:00.
  • Sunday 07:00 - 17:30.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Coatbridge Central.

Outside Access (Main Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Stobcross Street.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 800cm (26ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a one way system for vehicles here, keeping to the gate on the left upon entry.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located on either side of the route through the centre.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 level changes with no dropped kerbs.
    • 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.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are level changes to pavements with no dropped kerbs in front of the left hand lane skips.
    • Staff are available throughout the site and can assist with carrying waste from vehicles.

Outside Access (Office Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 106cm (3ft 6in).

Level Change (Office Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 125cm (4ft 1in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

Recycling Centre

  • There is level access to the services.
  • There are level changes to pavements with no dropped kerbs in front of the left hand lane skips.
  • Most skips are high (110cm+), although staff are on hand to assist.

Level Change (Containers)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading into some containers.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not 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 leading into some containers.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • Staff are available to assist with goods which can also be left beside skips with notification for their pickup.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is Braille signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the office entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 196cm x 217cm (6ft 5in x 7ft 1in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located at the side of the car park.
  • Home visits / services are available.