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Graham Kerr Building

University of Glasgow, Botany Gate, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

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Access Guide

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Introduction

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.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Glasgow.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Partick.
  • Comments View
    • The name of the nearest underground station is Hillhead.
    • The Graham Kerr Building is situated in Botany Gate on the main campus.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

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.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 158cm (5ft 2in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open both ways.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 158cm (5ft 2in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 10m (32ft 10in) from the front entrance.
  • There is not level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is infrared.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The infrared hearing assistance equipment is available within the main lecture theatre.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is bright.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do not have handrails.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the Bioelectronics Unit, rooms 302 - 517, a library (room 324) and a seminar room (room 429).

Lift (Foyer)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The lift is a stair lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are the main entrance to ground level.
  • The lift is 4m (13ft 1in) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 110cm (4ft 7in x 3ft 7in).
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • Comments View
    • This stairlift can be used to overcome 3 steps immediately beyond the main entrance and also down to level 1.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Emergency Evacuation Information

Additional Info

  • Disability awareness training is available for all staff through the Staff Development Service. Other training relating to specific areas of disability awareness, such as curriculum development or a specialised software package is provided from theLearning and Teaching Centre,IT Servicesand theStudent Disability Service.
  • The photograph shows the library on level 3.