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Collins Building

22 Richmond Street, Glasgow, G1 1XQ

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The conference rooms are located on the first floor of the building, which can be accessed from level 2 of the McCance Building.

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 (Richmond Street Car Park)

  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • 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 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 3.1m x 4.5m (10ft 2in x 14ft 9in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 23m (25yd) from the main entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 24m (26yd) from the main entrance.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • 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 have to cross a road.
  • The road is not generally busy.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • The car park is for Permit Holders only.
  • There are on street pay and display bays available on Richmond Street and Montrose Street.
  • The George Street NCP car park is also located on Montrose Street.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, to the left.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (towards you).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Accessible 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.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, off Richmond Street.
  • The main door(s) open both ways.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 168cm (5ft 6in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

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

Reception (Foyer Level 1)

  • The desk is 34m (37yd 7in) from the accessible entrance.
  • There is not level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk is not generally staffed.

Inside Access (Foyer - Level 1)

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

Level Change (Foyer - Level 1)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp or slope is located leading into the foyer from the accessible entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading down opposite the ramp.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • 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
    • The bottom 3 steps, just inside the main entrance, only have the handrail on the left hand side going up.

Outside Access (McCance Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on level 2 of the McCance Building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to the first floor of the building.
    • A university swipe card is required to access this entrance.
    • Visitors can ring the bell, 140cm high, for attention.

Inside Access (Level 2)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are adjustable.

Room 201

  • There is level access to this room from the McCance entrance.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available.
  • The seats have arm rests and backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • There is level access to the AV controls.
  • The room does not contain a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is adjustable.
  • The room is 12m from the McCance entrance.

Room 202

  • There is level access to this room from the McCance entrance.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available.
  • The seats have arm rests and backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • There is level access to the AV controls.
  • The room does not contain a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is adjustable.
  • The room is 17m from the McCance entrance.

Room 203

  • There is level access to this room from the McCance entrance.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available, the seats have arm rests and backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • There is level access to the AV controls, which are 120-132cm high.
  • The room does not contain a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is adjustable.
  • The room is 19m from the McCance entrance.

Room 204

  • There is level access to this room from the McCance entrance.
  • The seats and tables are not fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available.
  • The seats have arm rests and backs.
  • The room does not contain a lectern.
  • There is level access to the AV controls, which are 120-132cm high.
  • The room does not contain a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is adjustable.
  • The room is 22m from the McCance entrance.

Room 205

  • There is level access to one of the rows towards the rear of this room from the McCance entrance.
  • The seats and tables are fixed.
  • There are no height adjustable tables available, and all seats have arm rests and backs.
  • The room contains a lowered lectern, which is not height adjustable.
  • There is not level access to the AV controls.
  • The room does not contain a hearing loop.
  • The lighting is adjustable.
  • The room is 25 m from the McCance entrance.

Accessible Toilet (Level 1)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • 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.
    • The accessible toilet is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter.
    • There is level access to the 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 lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 280cm (4ft 11in x 9ft 2in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear 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 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted 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 are not mirrors.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • 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 sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink 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 grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There are further accessible toilets on levels 1 and 3 of the McCance Building.
    • Please see the guide for this building for more details.

Standard Toilet(s) (Level 1)

Standard Toilet(s) (Level 2)

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.