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Lord Hope Building

141 St James Road, Glasgow, G4 0LT

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Geography, English and Learning Support classrooms and a cafe.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Glasgow.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Glasgow Queen Street.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 400cm x 520cm (13ft 1in x 17ft 1in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located on St James Road.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on St James Road.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are 3 designated bays available.
    • The nearest designated bay is 22m from the main entrance.
    • A permit is required to park here.

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 door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 168cm (5ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • There is also a heavy revolving door to the right.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance from Cathedral Street.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Reception (Information Desk)

  • The desk/counter is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk/counter is not staffed.
  • There is a touch screen.
  • The touch screen is not at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.

Inside Access

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

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-4-5-6.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • 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.

Lift (Lift 251 - Evacuation Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the right of the building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3-4-5-6.
  • The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The clear door width is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 170cm x 190cm (5ft 7in x 6ft 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 an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Restaurant Bar Internal (Cafe - Nourish @ Aura)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 49cm (1ft 7in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold snacks.

Room 211a and 211b

  • This room is located on level 2 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from the lift.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available.
  • The seats do not have armrests, but do all have backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • There is level access to the AV controls, which are 131-136cm high.
  • The room contains a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is not adjustable.
  • The room is 34m from Lift 251 and 10m from the level 2 toilet.

Room 213a and 213b

  • This room is located on level 2 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from the lift.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available.
  • The seats do not have armrests, but do all have backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • There is level access to the AV controls, which are 135-141cm high.
  • The room contains a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is not adjustable.
  • The room is 23m from Lift 251 and 6m from the level 2 toilet.

Room 217

  • This room is located on level 2 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from lift.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available.
  • The seats do not have armrests, but do all have backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • There is level access to the AV controls, which are 132-137cm high.
  • The room contains a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is not adjustable.
  • The room is 18m from Lift 251 and 9m from the level 2 toilet.

Room 218

  • This room is located on level 2 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from the lift.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available.
  • The seats do not have armrests, but do all have backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • There is level access to the AV controls, which are 137-142cm high.
  • The room contains a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is not adjustable.
  • The room is 23m from Lift 251 and 8m from the level 2 toilet.

Room 226a and 226b

  • This room is located on level 2 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from the lift.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available.
  • The seats do not have armrests, but do all have backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • There is level access to the AV controls, which are 134-138cm high.
  • The room contains a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is not adjustable.
  • The room is 52m from Lift 251 and 37m from the level 2 toilet.

Room 227a and 227b

  • This room is located on level 2 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from lift.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available.
  • The seats do not have armrests, but do all have backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • There is level access to the AV controls, which are 136-141cm high.
  • The room contains a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is not adjustable.
  • The room is 34m from Lift 251 and 6m from the level 2 toilet.

Room 228

  • This room is located on level 2 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from lift.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available.
  • The seats do not have armrests, but do all have backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • There is level access to the AV controls, which are 133-139cm high.
  • The room contains a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is not adjustable.
  • The room is 53m from Lift 251 and 38m from the level 2 toilet.

Room 229a and 229b

  • This room is located on level 2 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from lift.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed. There are no height adjustable tables available.
  • The seats do not have arm rests, but do all have backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • There is level access to the AV controls, which are 132-138cm high.
  • The room contains a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is not adjustable.
  • The room is 39m from Lift 251 and 6m from the level 2 toilet.

Room 230

  • This room is located on level 2 of the building.
  • There is level access to this room from the lift.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available.
  • The seats do not have arm rests but do all have backs.
  • The room does contain a lectern.
  • There is level access to the AV controls, which are 120-125cm high.
  • The room contains a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is not adjustable.
  • The room is 55m from Lift 251.

Vending Machines

  • This photograph shows the vending machines on level 2.

Accessible Toilet (Level 1 - Room 114)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • 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.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 33m (36yd 3in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located towards the rear of the ground floor.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 92cm (3ft).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 360cm (5ft 3in x 11ft 10in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • 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 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • 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).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Shower (Room 114)

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the accessible toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 50cm (1ft 8in).
  • There is level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.

Accessible Toilet (Level 2 - Room 215)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • 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.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 23m (25yd 6in) from the lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located on level 2 straight ahead and to the left when exiting the lift.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 222cm x 220cm (7ft 3in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • 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).
    • 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).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a ceiling mounted hoist within the accessible toilet.

Standard Changing Room

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located the rear corridor.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the reception desk.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).

Standard Toilet(s)

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 generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.