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85 & 89 Gibson Street (Student Accommodation Office)

University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8LD

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include self catering accommodation and the student accommodation office.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Glasgow.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Partick.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Hillhead.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (89 Gibson Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building for 89 Gibson Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main 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 81cm (2ft 8in).

Level Change (89 Gibson Street Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading up from the pavement to the entrance path.
  • 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).

Reception (Student Accommodation Office - 89 Gibson Street)

  • The desk/counter is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the 89 Gibson Street Entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • The desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • Comments View
    • There is a heavy 89cm wide door to the reception office on the left of the ground floor.
  • Opening Times View
    • 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.

Outside Access (85 Gibson Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, to the left.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main 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 82cm (2ft 8in).

Level Change (85 Gibson Street Entrance)

  • 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).
  • Comments View
    • There is also a shallow lip from the pavement to the entrance path.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are shallow threshold lips in the doorways from the main corridors.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to from the first floor upwards.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is not a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are rooms and facilities.

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 0 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • Available auxiliary aids include flashing alarms and vibrating pillows.
    • Flashing fire alarms are available on request.
    • Vibrating fire alarms are available on request.
    • The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • Rooms are located in 85 Gibson Street.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.

Accessible Toilet

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Shower

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located off the room corridors.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are shared standard toilets facilities on the first floor, the second floor and the third floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A shared standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located off the room corridors.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.

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 normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.