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Centre for Entrepreneurship

University of Dundee, Unit A, Heathfield, Old Hawkhill, Dundee, DD1 4EN

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Summary

  • Building View
    • Services / Facilities within the building include; Dundee Centre for Entrepreneurship, run as a partnership between El*vator and the University of Dundee.
    • Based at the rear of Heathfield Car Park and offering support to both members of the public and university students, staff and graduates, Dundee Centre for Entrepreneurship is the home of the Dundee Accelerator programme as well as a number of University initiatives such as the Enterprise Challenge.
    • Heathfield Car Park link (new tab) - click here.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Useful Information

Getting Here (City Campus)

  • By Road View
    • The postcode for the Tower Building, the main administration building and campus entrance at the City Campus, is DD1 4HN. The campus is located between Perth Road and Hawkhill, to the west of Dundee city centre. Dundee can be accessed via the A90 from the North and West or the A92 from the east and south.
    • Car parking on the city campus is for staff permit holders only Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:30. Staff, students, or visitors with a local authority issued Blue Badge may park for free, without a permit, in designated accessible parking bays only. Official visitors should contact the department they are visiting to arrange a temporary permit. Non permit holders may park out with the standard parking times by paying an appropriate fee via the RingGo app. Fees for non-permit holders are applicable Monday to Friday from 17:30 to 00:00 and Saturday and Sunday from 08:00 to 00:00.
  • By Bus View
    • There is a bus stop within 150 metres of the campus.
    • The nearest bus stops on the south side of the campus are located on Perth Road. Bus routes 5, 5A, 16, 16B, 17, 36C, 39, 73, 73A and 204 all serve these stops. The nearest bus stops on the north side of the campus are located on Hawkhill. Bus routes 6, 22, 51 and 922 serve these stops.
    • For more information on Stagecoach bus services please click here (opens new tab).
  • By Train View
  • Useful Links View

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is a site/campus car park for staff, students and visitors within approximately 200m.
    • The name of the car park is Heathfield Car Park.
    • The car park is located off Hawkhill.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Hunter Street Car Park.
    • The car park is located on Hunter Street.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 240cm x 480cm (7ft 10in x 15ft 9in).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Old Hawkhill.
    • Clearly signed and/or standard marked parking bays are not available.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
    • Parking in University car parks and on the City Campus is limited to permit holders only between 08:00 and 17:30 Monday to Friday, with the exception of Blue Badge holders. Standard permit holders may park without payment at any time in a standard parking bay.
      Blue Badge holders may park for free, without a permit, in designated accessible parking bays only.
      Blue Badge holders may not park outwith designated accessible spaces, or on single or double yellow lines. Parking in a standard parking bay requires a permit, even with a Blue Badge.
      Non permit holders may park between 17:31 to 00:00 (or time of car park closure) Monday to Friday, or 08:00 to 00:00 Saturday and Sunday, upon payment of the appropriate fee on-line or by phone through RingGo. Details may be found on the university website.
      Other permit and payment options are available as detailed on the website.
      Parking is free between 00:00 and 08:00 Monday to Sunday for everyone. Please note however some car parks have limited opening hours, and gates will be closed outwith those times.
      Full details may be found on the university web page Car Parking www.dundee.ac.uk/guides/car-parking .

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building opposite the Dalhousie Building.
    • This entrance gives access to the Centre for Entrepreneurship.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Centre for Entrepreneurship'.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • There is a push pad/button to enter and exit the main automatic doors.
    • The entry push pad or push button is 94cm from floor level.
    • The exit push pad or push button is 95cm from floor level.
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The width of the door opening is 111cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Inside Access

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the building.
    • The type of flooring is carpet, vinyl and laminate.
    • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is not provided.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Safe Place(s) View
    • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • Audio View
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.
  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located in the Heathfield Car Park next to the centre.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.
  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located in the Heathfield Car Park next to the centre.