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Sir Alexander Stone Building

University of Glasgow, 16 University Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8QH

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the School of Law, College of Arts - Arts Lab and the Graduate School for Arts and Humanities.
  • Comments View
    • Access to this building for wheelchair users is restricted to level 3 and the lecture theatre only.

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 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the 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 Modern Languages Building is located in University Gardens 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 200cm (6ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading to the entrance.
  • There is / are 10 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Outside Access (Level 3 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is an intercom at this entrance and the height of the intercom is 85cm.
    • Persons wishing to enter the building via this entrance will be let in by the janitor.

Level Change (Level 3 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 110cm (3ft 7in).

Outside Access (Lecture Theatre)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Lecture Theatre)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 110cm (3ft 7in).

Reception (Janitor Box)

  • The reception desk is 1m (3ft 3in) from the front entrance.
  • There is 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.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Infrared hearing assistance systems are fitted in most rooms.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 2 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 not have handrails.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on level 3.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is 12m (13yd) from level 3 entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 110cm (4ft 7in x 3ft 7in).
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are teaching rooms and staff offices.

Theatre (Lecture Theatre)

  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.
  • Designated seating is located at the front.
  • Wheelchairs are left with the patron.
  • A companion may sit with you.
  • Companions sit behind.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of surveying it was not possible to photograph the lecture theatre.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Emergency Evacuation Information

Additional Info

  • There is an assistance dog toilet available on campus for students, staff and visitors.
  • 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 access to rooms 6 and 7 on level 2.