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One A The Square

University of Glasgow, Gilbert Scott Building, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

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Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 14:30.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 14:30.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 14:30.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 14:30.
  • Friday 08:30 - 14:30.
  • Saturday 08:30 - 14:30.
  • Sunday 08:30 - 14:30.
  • Comments View
    • The opening times refer to the Brasserie.
    • The CafĂ© section is open daily between 08.30 - 16.30..

Location

  • The venue is situated outside 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.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Hillhead.
  • Comments View
    • One A The Square is located on level 1 of the Gilbert Scott Building on the main campus.

Parking (North Front)

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
  • On street Blue Badge parking is located in the Square.
  • There is a designated drop off point.
  • The drop off point is located outside the north entrance.
  • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
  • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

Outside Access (North Front Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, to the right.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically (towards you).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (North Front Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to level 1, of the Gilbert Scott building, from where the Business School can be accessed directly via the lift.

Outside Access (The Square (Brasserie) Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the building from The Square.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) 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 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (The Square (Brasserie) Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading down from The Square to the entrance.
  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The steps are bypassed by the route to the entrance from the North Side.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Eating and Drinking

  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 16m (17yd 1ft) from the brasserie entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 34cm (1ft 1in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 68cm (2ft 3in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • The menus are printed daily and placed in stands on the counter.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 35m (38yd 10in) from the North Front entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located in a cubicle in the standard male toilet before the cafe/brasserie.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 190cm (4ft 9in x 6ft 3in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There is an identical adapted cubicle in the standard female toilet.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.