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7 University Gardens

University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QH

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include teaching rooms and staff offices.

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Shared Section (Getting Here (Gilmorehill Campus))

Shared Section (Useful Information)

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open (at the time of the survey).
    • The width of the door opening is 107cm (3ft 6in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 97cm (3ft 2in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway leading to the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 7 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are in the centre of the step(s).

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is/are 2 unmarked step(s), with no handrails, for access to the ground floor teaching rooms.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps are shown in photographs 1 and 2.
    • There is/are 2 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to teaching rooms and standard toilets on the forth floor.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps are shown in photograph 3.
    • There are not doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all corridors.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Location of Toilet/Changing Facilities

  • Female and male standard toilet facilities are located on the ground floor and the fourth floor.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located on the ground floor.
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 10m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 89cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • Photographs 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 show the standard toilets on the fourth floor.