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Ross Priory Club

Ross Loan, Gartocharn, Alexandria, Dunbartonshire, G83 8NL

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The venue caters to both Strathclyde University private members and to the public.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Comments View
    • The venue is open from 08:00 when there are guests staying.
    • From October-March the venue closes at 17:00 unless there are bookings.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the village.
  • This venue is situated in Gartocharn.
  • The nearest mainline station is Balloch.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking (Rear Designated Bay)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the back of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The nearest designated bay is 31m (33yd 2ft) from the lower ground 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • 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
    • If the rear designated bay is in use, blue badge holders can park at the right side of the building.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the side of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • 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 loose chippings.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • The patron does 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
    • If the rear designated bay is in use, blue badge holders can park at the right side of the building.

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 bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 114cm (3ft) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (Lower Ground Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the back of the building to the lower floor.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 77cm (2ft) wide.

Level Change (Lower Ground Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance from the right.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the rear left of the building, round behind the stairs.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G.
  • The lift is 26m (28yd 17in) from the lower ground entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 105cm x 145cm (3ft x 4ft).
  • 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 controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is an evacuation chair beside the lift on the main ground floor level.

Other Floors (Lower Ground Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is not a landing.

Reception

  • The desk is 2m (2yd 7in) from the lift.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • This is by lift.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the lounge.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Level Change (Lower Ground Club Room)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading down into the club room.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading down into the club room.
  • There is / are 2 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.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Room

  • General Information View
    • There are 12 rooms in total.
    • There are 1 standard ground floor rooms.
    • There are 10 standard rooms on other floors.
  • Accessible Rooms View
    • There are accessible ensuite facilities.
    • There is / are 1 room(s) which has / have accessible ensuite facilities.
    • There is / are 0 adjoining room(s) available for carers.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible room viewed is 23m (25yd 6in) from the lower ground entrance.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • No accessible rooms are located in a separate building from the main hotel.
  • Accessible Room View
    • The room number or room name viewed was Torrinch.
    • The width of the door is 80cm (2ft).
    • The height of the bed is 62cm (2ft).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 40cm (15in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm from floor level.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • No emergency alarm is fitted in the room.
    • An adjoining room is not available.
    • Assistance dogs are welcomed to stay with guests in accessible rooms.
  • Accessible Ensuite View
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 85cm (2ft).
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible ensuite are 230cm x 265cm (7ft x 8ft).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on both sides.
    • The lateral transfer space is 65cm (2ft).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet, the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • The toilet seat is 47cm (18in) above floor level.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm in height.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the sink is 76cm (2ft).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap for the sink.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the ensuite.
    • It is out of reach(higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head is adjustable.
    • The shower control type is lever.
    • The shower seat is flip down.
    • The flip down or fixed seat height is 45cm (17in).
    • There are handrails available.
  • Signage, colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • There is no additional signage on or near the hotel door.
    • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal hotel room door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is fair.
    • Lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible ensuite View
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the ensuite is good.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some hotel rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • The available auxiliary aid(s) is(are) flashing alarms and vibrating pillows.
    • Other sensory auxiliary aids available are portable vibrating alarm pager.
    • Flashing fire alarms are in rooms.
    • Vibrating fire alarms are In rooms.
    • The hotel does not provide any other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with guests in rooms.
    • The number of accessible rooms with baths is 0.
    • The number of accessible rooms with wheel in showers is 1.
  • Ground Floor Standard Rooms View
    • There are not standard rooms on the ground floor.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The flush is on the right as you face the toilet.
    • There are 2 rooms on the lower ground floor which have level access via the lower ground floor entrance or lift.
    • The 2 lower ground rooms could be used similarly to adjoining rooms as the corridor door to them can be locked from the inside and the room doors are close.
    • There are 10 rooms on the first floor which are only accessible via the stairs.

Other Floors (First Floor Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is not a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are further rooms, the Scott room.

Eating and Drinking (Dining Room)

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 12m (13yd 4in) from the lift.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm (2ft).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold snacks and meals.

Eating and Drinking (Bar/Lounge)

  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 11m (12yd 1in) from the lift.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 59cm (23in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 74cm (2ft).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold snacks and meals.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 11:00 - 23:00.
    • Tuesday 11:00 - 23:00.
    • Wednesday 11:00 - 23:00.
    • Thursday 11:00 - 23:00.
    • Friday 11:00 - 23:00.
    • Saturday 11:00 - 23:00.
    • Sunday 12:30 - 23:00.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 13m (14yd 8in) from the lower ground entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left on the lower ground floor.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 280cm (4ft 9in x 9ft 2in).
    • There is not 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • 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 not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • The baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 91cm (2ft 11in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing rooms are located on the lower ground floor.
  • The standard changing room is 5m (5yd 18in) from the lowe ground entrance.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Comments View
    • The female changing rooms are located on the opposite side of the corridor 9m from the lower ground entrance.

Standard Shower

  • The standard showers are located in the standard changing rooms.
  • There is 1 deep step without hardrails leading into the showers.

Golf Course

  • There are mainly easy to moderate slopes throughout the course with steep slopes at some holes.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not 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 not Text Relay aware.
  • There is an open fireplace.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.