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Sir James Black Building

University of Glasgow, Dumbarton Way, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the School of Life Sciences, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, postgraduate suite, a lecture theatre, mechanical workshop, meeting rooms, PsyRing, Links Café common room, IT services, laboratories.
  • This building is linked to the Davidson Building by the Wolfson Link Building. This building was formerly called the Western Medical Building.
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Getting Here (Gilmorehill Campus)

  • By Road View
    • The University of Glasgow Gilmorehill Campus is located to the west of Glasgow city centre.
      From Carlisle, Newcastle and the south, exit M74 on to the M73, joining the M8 at the Old Monkland junction.
      M8 exits for the University are J18 if travelling from the south, Edinburgh and the north and J19 if coming from Glasgow Airport and the west.
      Other main routes serving the University include Great Western Road (A82, north of campus), Clydeside Expressway (A814, south) and Byres Road (B808, west).
    • Car parking at the University Campuses is limited and a Vehicle Management and Enforcement Scheme is in operation.
      There is limited pay and display on street parking across the campus and a long stay pay and display public car park in Lilybank Gardens.
      There are designated bays for disabled staff, students and visitors across the campus car parks. Please see University of Glasgow parking notes for further details.
  • By Bus View
    • Buchanan bus station is the main bus terminus in Glasgow for inter city coach services.
      First Group buses Simplicity services 4 and 4A , bus routes 15 and 370 and Stagecoach bus services X25, X25A, X76 and X77 all stop on University Avenue by the Main Gate opposite the library.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station to the University is Partick to the west of the campus approximately 0.9 miles away (18 minutes) via Byres Road. There is step free access throughout the station via lifts and ramp access for trains. There is an induction loop at the booking office.
      The nearest train station to the east of the University campus is Charing Cross approximately 0.9 miles away (19 minutes) from Bank Street via Woodlands Road. There is step free access throughout the station via lifts and ramp access for trains. There is an induction loop at the booking office.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest underground station is Hillhead on Byres Road. The station has stepped and escalator access to platforms only.
      The nearest underground station to the east of the campus is Kelvinbridge, The station has stepped and escalator access to platforms only.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

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 Main Campus Car Parking.
    • The car park is located around the Main Building and campus.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or standard marked parking bays are not available.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Parking outside the building is for service vehicles only.
    • There are Blue Badge bays outside the Graham Kerr Building and Kelvin Building opposite on Science Way.

Site/Campus Car Park (Gilmorehill Main Campus)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located off University Avenue, on North Front, Engineering Way, South Front, Science Way and The Square.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are the Main Building, Thomson Building, James Watt Building, Stair Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 550cm (11ft 6in x 18ft 1in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the building entrances.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Main Building.
  • Comments View
    • There are Blue Badge bays for disabled staff, students and visitors across the campus. There are Blue Badge bays by the South Front West Quad entrance, South Front Court and Senate entrance, North Front Business School entrance, Stair Building, McIntyre Building, North Front Gift Shop and Visitor Centre and The James Watt Building.
    • There is additional parking by the Kelvin Building and the Graham Kerr Building Hunterian Zoology Museum on Science Way.
    • Parking is free and permits not required on from 5:00pm to 8:30am Monday to Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.
    • Please see the University of Glasgow parking notes for further details.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building on Dumbarton Way.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not 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 (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 69cm (2ft 3in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.
    • The width of the ramp is 126cm (4ft 2in).
  • 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 15+ 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).

Outside Access (Graduate School Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the lower end of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key fob is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated when exiting.
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The width of the door opening is 65cm (2ft 2in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • Comments View
    • There is 3cm rounded lip at the edge of the dropped kerb in front of this entrance.
    • At the time of survey only one door was in operation. The other door could only be opened manually.

Outside Access (Wolfson Link Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • 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 (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • 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 double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open (at the time of the survey).
    • The width of the door opening is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There is a push button to exit which is 142cm high.

Lift (Wolfson Link)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right as you enter.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 23m (25yd 6in) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

Entrance (Link Internal Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on level 3 at the east end of the building from the Wolfson Link building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is one set of manual, heavy, double doors between the Wolfson Link entrance and the Internal Link entrance and this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 216cm (7ft 1in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • Photographs 1 to 4 show the Link Internal Entrance on level 3.
    • There are similar entrances on levels 4 and 5 with bridge link access as seen in photographs 5 and following.
    • There are slight ramps at these entrances.

Outside Access (East Front Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on level 3 at the upper left (east) end of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 153cm (5ft).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • 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 14 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 not have handrails.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift to access this entrance.
    • The lift does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • To bypass this entrance, enter via the Wolfson Link Building entrance and Link Internal entrance.
    • This entrance is mainly used as an exit.

Reception (Janitor's Station)

  • The Janitor's Station is located ahead as you enter via the main entrance.
  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There is also a second janitor's station near the Wolfson Link Entrance on level 3.

Reception (College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences Graduate School)

  • The Graduate School Reception is located on level 1, to the right as you enter via the Graduate School entrance.
  • The desk is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Graduate School entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is a bell to attract attention.
  • The bell is at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.

Getting Around (Levels 1 to 2)

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building, via lift.
    • There is a slight ramp, with no handrails, for access to the rear corridor on level 1.
    • The width of the ramp is 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There are similar shallow ramps in doorways and corridors throughout the building.
    • There is/are 10+ clearly marked step(s), with a handrail on the left going up, for access to rooms 214 to 216 from the central stairwell.
    • There is/are 10+ clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to rooms 228 to 230A from the central stairwell.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is a similar stairwell to access room 208 from the central stairwell.
    • There are 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 some flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is some flooring in corridors which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Getting Around (Levels 3 to 5)

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building, via lift.
    • There is a steep ramp, with no handrails, for access to the main corridor from the Wolfson Link entrance on level 5.
    • The width of the ramp is 94cm (3ft 1in).
    • This ramp is removable to permit access to the corridor beyond. Rooms 501 to 525 are more easily accessed via the Wolfson Link Building level 5 link entrance.
    • There is/are 3 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to the main stairwell on level 3 from the meeting rooms corridor.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is/are 2 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to the East Front Stairwell from the Wolfson Link side by room 350 on level 3.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • Comments View
    • There are shallow ramps and thresholds in corridors and doorways throughout the building.

Other Floors (Main Entrance Staircase)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1 and 2.
    • The stairs are located to the right as you enter via the main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 5m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • There are several sets of stairs throughout the building, some offering handrails on the right or both sides, and some with no handrails.
    • Access via the Wolfson Link entrance and the internal entrance on level 3 to the Sir James Black building is recommended.

Other Floors (Fire Escape Staircase)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 2, 3 and 4.
    • The stairs are located off the rear corridor.
    • The stairs are approximately 15m from the main entrance staircase.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on the third floor and on the fourth floor.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Other Floors (Central Staircase)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1, 2, 3 and 4.
    • The stairs are located between front and rear staircases.
    • The stairs are approximately 34m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is a landing.
    • The flights of the staircase have no handrails, on right or left only or both sides at different levels.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are rooms 140, 141, 208, 214 - 216, 228 - 230A.
  • Comments View
    • There are several sets of stairs throughout the building, some offering handrails on the right or both sides, and some with no handrails.
    • Access via the Wolfson Link entrance and the internal entrance on level 3 to the Sir James Black building is recommended.

Level Change (Central Stairwell to Level 3 Rear Corridor)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located between the Central Stairwell and level 3 rear corridor.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 93cm (3ft 1in).
  • Comments View
    • This ramp gives access past the central staircase to the level 3 meeting rooms and the east front staircase and entrance.

Other Floors (East Front Staircase)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 3, 4 and 5.
    • The stairs are located at the Wolfson Link end (east) of the building.
    • The stairs are approximately 2m from the East Front Entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • There is a landing.
    • Handrails are either on the left or on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There are several sets of stairs throughout the building, some offering handrails on the right or both sides, and some with no handrails.
    • Access via the Wolfson Link entrance and the internal entrance on level 3 to the Sir James Black building is recommended.

Other Floors (East Rear Staircase)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 2, Upper 2 and 3.
    • The stairs are located to the right as you enter via the Link Internal entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 12m from the Link Internal entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • There is a landing.
    • There is a handrail on the left to the upper flight only.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are upper level 2 rooms 244 to 253 and male toilet 248 and female toilet 244.

Lift (Lift 1)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the main rear corridor at the east end of the building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 600kg.
  • The lift is approximately 65m (71yd 3in) from the Graduate School entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 113cm x 135cm (3ft 8in x 4ft 5in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing enhancement system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • Lift controls are between 115 and 145cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Lift (Lift 2)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the rear of the Janitor's Station.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 600kg.
  • The lift is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the Graduate School entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • The lift door opens by sliding and is heavy.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 122cm x 123cm (4ft x 4ft).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing enhancement system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • Lift controls are between 120cm and 133cm.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1, 2, 3 and 4.
    • The stairs are located ahead as you enter.
    • The stairs are approximately 11m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • There are further stairs throughout the building.

Eating and Drinking (Links Café)

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the self-service area.
    • The self-service area is located on level 3, to the left as you enter via the Internal Link entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the self-service area.
    • For access there are double manual doors which may be difficult to open.
  • Service and Menus View
    • Plastic/takeaway cups are not available.
    • Adapted cups are not available.
    • Adapted cutlery is not available.
    • Drinking straws are not available.
    • This area does not play background music.
  • Self-Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 93cm.
  • Tables and Seating View
    • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • The majority of tables are accessible to wheelchair users.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the lowest dining table is 67cm.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the highest dining table is 70cm.
    • There are also coffee tables, high tables and high stools.
    • The surface height of the lowest table is 42cm.
    • The surface height of the highest table is 103cm.
    • Some tables are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl.
    • There is flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Standard Shower (Shower Room 525)

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located on level 5.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There is a medium step into the shower cubicle.
    • There is a wash basin and bench top 90cm high.

Level Change (Shower Room 525)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway to shower room 525 level 5.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Location of Toilet/Changing Facilities

  • Accessible toilet facilities are located on level 1, rear corridor; on level 3, in the Wolfson Link Building (level 1) opposite the Link Internal entrance.
  • Male standard toilet facilities are located on level 1, rear corridor; on level 2, room 223 off the central stairwell; on level 2, room 248 by the east rear staircase (stepped access); on level 3, in the Wolfson Link Building (level 1) opposite the Link Internal entrance; on level 4 off the east front staircase.
  • Female standard toilet facilities are located on level 1, next to the main entrance; on level 2, room 230A off the central stairwell (stair access only); on level 2, room 244 by the east rear staircase (stepped access); on level 3, in the Wolfson Link Building (level 1) opposite the Link Internal entrance; on level 4, room 429, in corridor off the east front staircase.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Level 1)

  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located on level 1 in the rear corridor, to the rear left of the janitor's station, or to the right as you exit lift 1.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 175cm x 219cm (5ft 9in x 7ft 2in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 107cm (3ft 6in).
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and general waste (with no lid) disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is not a mirror.
    • There is not a colostomy bag shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 107cm (3ft 6in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is poor.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 103cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 109cm (3ft 7in).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is poor.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Comments View
    • This toilet facility is 25m from the main lift 1.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter, in the Wolfson Link foyer area.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 146cm x 196cm (4ft 9in x 6ft 5in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The height of the light switch/pull cord is 137cm from floor level.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a female sanitary bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a colostomy bag shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • There is a lid attached to the toilet seat.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 42cm (1ft 5in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is poor.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is poor.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female toilet is located ahead as you enter, adjacent to the slope.
    • There is step-free 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 fair.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The male toilet is located on the right as you enter.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 20m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is fair.
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 82cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • There are further standard toilets throughout the building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female toilet is located to the left as you enter via the main entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 2m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is poor.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 91cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • These toilets are 50m from lift 1.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The male toilet is located on level 1 in the rear corridor.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 25m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 92cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • These toilets are 25m from lift 1.

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