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Summerlee Museum - Coal Mine Exhibition

Heritage Way, Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, ML5 1QD

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Access Guide

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • Monday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Comments View
    • Opening times differ at the Easter, Spring, Summer and October school holidays. Please contact venue.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Coatbridge Central.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the main exhibition hall.
    • 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 6 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 590cm (11ft 10in x 19ft 4in).
    • 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is block paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Coal Mine 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 towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Coal Mine Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Inside Access (Coal Mine)

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music/noise.
  • Music/noise is played throughout. Sounds are played as though in a working mine.
  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are low.

Outside Access (Coal Mine Exhibition)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music/noise.
  • Music/noise is played on the television in the exhibition area.
  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.

Level Change (Coal Mine Exhibition)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you enter the venue.
  • 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 not have handrails.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.