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John Anderson Building

107 Rottenrow East, Glasgow, G4 0NG

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the Department of Physics, lecture theatres and teaching rooms.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Glasgow.
  • The nearest mainline station is Glasgow Queen Street.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Buchanan Street.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located true.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 240cm x 500cm (7ft 10in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The car park is for permit holders only.
    • There are also on street pay and display bays available on Richmond Street at the rear of the building.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance - Level 4)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the building, on Taylor Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 146cm (4ft 9in).

Level Change (Accessible Entrance - Level 4)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.

Outside Access (Side Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located next to the Architecture Building.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 154cm (5ft 1in).

Level Change (Side Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (Main Entrance - Level 5)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 96cm (3ft 2in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to level 5 of the building.
    • There are heavy doors to the right here.

Level Change (Main Entrance - Level 5)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located either side of the building.
  • There is / are 14 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • These steps lead up to a platform in front of the Wolfson Centre.
    • There are a further 8 medium, clearly marked steps, with handrails both sides, in front of this entrance.

Outside Access (Rear Entrance - Level 1)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Richmond Street.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 91cm (2ft 12in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is mainly used as a staff only entrance, and a University Card is required to access.
    • This entrance gives access to level 1 of the building.
    • This entrance is the main accessible route from North to South of the campus.

Level Change (Rear Entrance - Level 1)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows the Bob Illingworth Student Reading Room on level 8.

Level Change (Level 4)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you enter the building on level 4.
  • Comments View
    • This ramp leads from the accessible and side entrances and lift 119 to the rest of level 4.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • These stairs are in the far corner of the building, by the links to the Colville Building.
    • There are similar stairs in the corner by the accessible entrance, which access levels 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.

Lift (Lift 119)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located left of the accessible entrance as you enter.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are levels 3-4-5-6-7-8.
  • The lift is 3m (3yd 10in) from the accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 188cm x 132cm (6ft 2in x 4ft 4in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Lift (Lift 120)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the far corner of the building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8.
  • The lift is 58m (63yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 109cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 180cm x 130cm (5ft 11in x 4ft 3in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are not within 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Reception (Security Reception)

  • The desk is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the Lift 119.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk is not generally staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • The Security reception desk is located on level 5, just inside the main entrance.

Student Rest Area - Level 5

  • The student rest area is located just inside the main entrance.
  • It contains seating and vending machines.

Level Change (Level 2)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading to the Construction Project Room.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • There are also 8 medium clearly marked steps with a handrail on the left hand side going up, leading up to the Physics Labs and staff offices.

Level Change (Level 3 Link to the Colville Building)

  • There is not a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located just inside Colville Building.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Level Change (Level 5 Link to the Colville Building)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • Comments View
    • There is a level access link to the Colville Building on level 4.

Room 314 - Teaching Room

  • This room is located on level 3.
  • There is level access to the front of this room from the lifts.
  • The seats and tables are fixed, but there are designated spaces for wheelchair users at the front.
  • There is a height adjustable table available, there are no seats with arm rests available, but all seats have backs.
  • The room contains a lectern which is height adjustable.
  • There is level access to the AV controls.
  • The room contains a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is adjustable.
  • The room is 36m from the female adapted toilet, and 56m from the male adapted toilet.
  • The room is 24m from lift 119, and 28m to lift 120.

Room 317 - Teaching Room

  • This room is located on level 3.
  • There is level access to the front of this room from the lifts.
  • The seats and tables are fixed, but there are designated spaces for wheelchair users at the front.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available, there are no seats with arm rests available, but all seats have backs.
  • The room contains a lectern which is not lowered or height adjustable.
  • There is level access to the AV controls.
  • The room contains a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is adjustable.
  • The room is 24m from the female adapted toilet, and 44m from the male adapted toilet.
  • The room is 12m from Lift 119, and 40m to Lift 120.

Lecture Theatre 325

  • This room is located on level 3.
  • There is an easy ramp between the 2 sets of doors at both entrances to this room.
  • The seats and tables are fixed, but there are designated spaces for wheelchair users at the front.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available, there are no seats with arm rests available, but all seats have backs.
  • The room contains a lectern which is height adjustable.
  • There is level access to the AV controls.
  • The room contains a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is adjustable.
  • The room is 7m from both the adapted toilets in the male and female toilets.
  • The room is 9m from Lift 119, and 60m to Lift 120.

Room 326 - Teaching Room

  • This room is located on level 3 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from the lifts.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available, no chairs have arm rests, but all chairs have backs.
  • The room contains a lectern which is not lowered or height adjustable.
  • The AV controls are accessible but not height adjustable.
  • The room does not contain a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is not adjustable.
  • The room is 15m from the female adapted toilet, and 16 m from the male adapted toilet.
  • The room is 17m from both Lift 119, and 68m from Lift 120.

Room 327 - Teaching Room

  • This room is located on level 3 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from the lifts.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available, no chairs have arm rests, but all chairs have backs.
  • The room contains a lectern which is not lowered or height adjustable.
  • The AV controls are accessible but not height adjustable.
  • The room does not contain a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is not adjustable.
  • The room is 16m from the female adapted toilet, and 15m from the male adapted toilet.
  • The room is 18m from both Lift 119, and 69m from Lift 120.

Room 412 - Teaching Room

  • This room is located on level 4 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from Lift 120.
  • There is an easy ramp leading to this room from the accessible and side entrances.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available, no chairs have arm rests, but all chairs have backs.
  • The room contains a lectern, which is not lowered or height adjustable.
  • The AV controls are accessible but not height adjustable.
  • The room does not contain a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is adjustable.
  • The room is 37m from the adapted toilet in the male toilet on level 4.
  • The room is 24m from the accessible entrance, 32m from the side entrance, and 31m from Lift 120.

Room 512 - Computer Lab

  • This room is located on level 5 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from the lifts.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available, no chairs have arm rests, but all chairs have backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • The AV controls are accessible but not height adjustable.
  • The room does not contain a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is not adjustable.
  • The room is 19m from the changing place.
  • The room is 26m from both Lift 119, and 50m from Lift 120.

Room 811 - Teaching Room

  • This room is located on level 8 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from the lifts.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available, one chair has armrests, and all chairs have backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • The AV controls are accessible but not height adjustable.
  • The room does contain a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is adjustable.
  • The room is 27m from both lifts.

Room JA733A - Parent and Baby Room Level 7

  • There is a parent and baby room on level 7 to the rear.
  • The room is 10m from the south lift 120.
  • The door is 77cm wide and opens inwards.
  • The room is 156cm wide by 239cm deep.
  • There is not a 150cm x 150cm wheel chair turning space.
  • There is a chair without armrests.
  • There is a sink on a sink base unit 90cm high. The taps are twist / turn.
  • There is a towel dispenser above the sink that is 108cm high.
  • There is a drop down baby change table that is 91cm high when extended.
  • There is a nappy bin and a general waste bin with lid.

Accessible Toilet(s) (JA717A - With Shower)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located in the north stairwell to the left as you exit lift 119.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the lift 119.
    • 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 good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • 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 233cm x 297cm (7ft 8in x 9ft 9in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 103cm (3ft 5in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a female sanitary bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side (on top of the cistern).
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button 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 fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is 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 lid) disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a colostomy bag shelf next to the toilet.
    • The colostomy bag shelf is at a height of 95cm.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • 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 122cm (4ft).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • 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 fair.
    • 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 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 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is good.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Accessible Shower View
    • The shower does have an unobstructed minimum 150cm x 150cm turning space.
    • There is a shower unit with a detachable shower head.
    • The adjustable shower head cannot be placed between 105cm and 185cm when mounted.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower.
    • The seat/chair is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • Horizontal and/or dropdown rails are available on both sides of the shower seat.
    • The colour contrast between the shower rails and wall is fair.
    • There is a vertical grab rail for the shower.
    • The colour contrast between the vertical grab rail(s) for the shower and wall is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the shower.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar accessible toilet facility on level 5, J500, with shower by the south lift 120 (photographs 7 and 8).
    • There is a similar accessible toilet facility on level 5, J509, with shower by the north lift 119 but with a Clos-o-mat toilet (photographs 9 and 10).

Accessible Toilet(s) (JA700 - Without Shower)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located on level 7 to the right as you exit lift 120.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the lift 120.
    • 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 good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • 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 216cm x 227cm (7ft 1in x 7ft 5in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • 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 132cm (4ft 4in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a female sanitary bin and a waste disposal bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side (on top of the cistern).
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button 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 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 lid) 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.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 116cm (3ft 10in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 98cm.
    • 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 good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (JA411 - North Stair)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located on level 4 North Stairwell, to the left as you enter via the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible 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 good.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 245cm x 183cm (8ft x 6ft).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on both sides.
    • The lateral transfer space on the left is 80cm.
    • The lateral transfer space on the right is 84cm.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There are dropdown rails on both sides of the toilet.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • 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.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is 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 lid) disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a colostomy bag shelf next to the toilet.
    • The colostomy bag shelf is at a height of 95cm.
    • 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 cannot 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 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 81cm (2ft 8in).
    • 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 fair.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is good.
    • There is not a hand dryer.

Accessible Toilet(s) (JA328 - Cubicle)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located on level 3 in the male standard toilets JA328 by the lecture theatres, to the right as you exit lift 119.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the lift 119.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is a male toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 171cm (4ft 11in x 5ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are low to moderate.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • 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 fair.
    • 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 fair.
    • 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 not available in the toilet.
    • 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 backrest.
    • There is a lid attached to the toilet seat.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 125cm (4ft 1in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is fair.
    • 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 fair.
    • 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 90cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is fair.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar cubicle in the female standard toilets JA324 (photographs 3 and 4).

Accessible Toilet(s) (JA122 - East Stair)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located on level 1 at the bottom the east staircase.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 60m (65yd 1ft) from the rear entrance - level 1.
    • 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 good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 227cm x 231cm (7ft 5in x 7ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • 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 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a female sanitary bin.
    • There is a flush 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) to the left of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is 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 lid) disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a colostomy bag shelf next to the toilet.
    • The colostomy bag shelf is at a height of 95cm.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • There is a lid attached to the toilet seat.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 117cm (3ft 10in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • 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 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 91cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 122cm (4ft).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is good.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar cubicle in the same location on level 2, JA219 (photograph 3), and level 3, JA308m (photograph 4).

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on level 3, by Lecture Theatre 323.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the Lift 119.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • This is by lift.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on level 4, left of the accessible entrance.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are also male toilets available by Lecture Theatre 325 and on level 6 near Lift 119.
    • There are further female toilets on level 8 by Lift 119, and on levels 5 and 7 by Lift 120.
    • There are also toilets located on the landings between floors on the North and South stairs at both ends of the building.

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.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows the evac chair next to one of the accessible toilets within a wheel in shower, JA509.