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Andrew Ure Hall

1-4 Parsonage Row, High Street, Glasgow, G1 1PU

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include student accommodation in 4 blocks.
  • Comments View
    • This hall is predominantly used to house postgraduate students, although some undergraduate students are housed here.

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 a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Buchanan Street.
  • Comments View
    • High Street Station is closer to this building, but it does not have step free access to the platforms.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 block paving.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • 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.

Outside Access (High Street Pedestrian Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 114cm (3ft 9in) wide.

Level Change (High Street Pedestrian Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located just inside the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located just inside the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Outside Access (Parsonage Square Pedestrian Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 96cm (3ft 2in) wide.

Level Change (Parsonage Square Pedestrian 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 easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 110cm (3ft 7in).

Outside Access (Block B Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a small threshold at the entrance.
    • There are similar doors at the entrances to the other blocks.

Level Change (Block B 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar ramps in front of the entrances to Blocks A and C.
    • There is a steep ramp and a shallow step in front of the entrance to Block D (shown in photograph 2).

Reception (Office)

  • The reception desk is 9m (29ft 6in) from the Block B entrance.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • The office is located on the ground floor of Block B, to the right as you face the lift.
    • There is a small threshold leading to the office.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are varied.

Other Floors (Block B)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-4-5.
    • There are 13 steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar stairs in all other blocks, except the stairs in Blocks A and C have the handrail on the right.

Lift (Block B)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the entrance foyer.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3-4-5.
  • The lift is 8m (26ft 3in) from Block B 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 109cm x 130cm (3ft 7in 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 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.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Room Information

  • The establishment provides 0 adapted accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate adapted bathroom.
  • Auxiliary Aids - general
  • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
  • Flashing alarms are available.
  • Vibrating pillows are available.
  • Flashing fire alarms are available on request.
  • Vibrating fire alarms are available on request.
  • The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
  • Ground Floor Standard Rooms
  • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
  • The rooms are located in all blocks.
  • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors
  • There are standard rooms on other floors.
  • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
  • There is level access to standard rooms on other floors.
  • Adjoining rooms are not available.

Outside Access (Laundrette Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located next to Block C.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are light.
  • The door opening is 78cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Laundrette Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

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.