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Amethyst Salon

City of Glasgow College, City Campus, 190 Cathedral Street, Glasgow, G4 0RF

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include training hair styling salon, massage and aromatherapy open to the public.
  • Amethyst Salon - Hairdressing is located on the ground floor at the front of the building where there is a separate entrance.
    It can be accessed internally going from the ground floor entrance to the right through Cafe Zero.
    The telephone number for the Amethyst Salon - Hairdressing is 0141 375 6110.
    The Amethyst Rooms can be accessed internally from the level 2 main entrance using the accessible platform lift or the lifts at the front of the building which lead to the ground floor corridor.
    The Amethyst Rooms have Hairdressing on level 2 and Beauty and Complementary Therapies on levels 2 and 3.
    The telephone number for the Amethyst Rooms is 0141 375 5632.
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  • Related link Cafe Zero.
  • Https://www.accessable.co.uk/venues/cafe-zero
  • Related link City Campus Building.
  • Https://www.accessable.co.uk/venues/city-campus-building
  • Related link Nail Bar.
  • Https://www.accessable.co.uk/venues/nail-bar

Opening Times

  • Please contact the venue for details of opening times.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by Blue Badge holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • The car park is located at the side of the building, on level 2.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • There is/are 10 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are signposted but have no markings.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 430cm x 601cm (14ft 1in x 19ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 13m (14yd 8in) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user.
    • The car park surface is block paving.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is a site/campus car park for staff, students and visitors within approximately 200m.
    • The name of the car park is City Campus Car Park.
    • The car park is located further towards the city centre, off Cathedral Street.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is NCP George Street Car Park.
    • The car park is located off Montrose Street.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 220cm x 550cm (7ft 3in x 18ft 1in).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Rottenrow.
    • Clearly signed and/or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 270cm x 700cm (8ft 10in x 22ft 12in).
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Rottenrow and Montrose Street.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located in the turning circle of the building car park, near the main entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There are steep gradients on Montrose Street/Rottenrow.

Site/Campus Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located on College Way, off Cathedral Street, to the left as you face the City Campus Building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are City Campus Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are not available.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are not provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the City Campus Building.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the City Campus Building.
  • Comments View
    • An intercom security barrier is in operation.
    • There are 2 spaces available with a charging point for electric cars in the car park.

Outside Access (Salon Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building on Cathedral Street.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in).

Outside Access (Ground Floor Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, on Cathedral Street.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • There is a heavy 145cm wide revolving door to the right at this entrance.

Outside Access (Main Entrance - Level 2)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building, to level 2.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located leading up to the car park from Cathedral Street.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located leading up from the slope towards the entrance.
    • There is / are 15+ step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There are heavy 135cm wide revolving doors to the right at this entrance.

Lift (Accessible Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right at level 2 as you enter beyond the main reception.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, LT, 2.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 410 Kg.
  • The lift is approximately 65m (71yd 3in) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The lift door is manual, light and opens outwards.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 150cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 11in).
  • 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 have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift has a hearing enhancement system.
  • The lift does 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 medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 similar lifts here.
    • The lifts are 18m from the ground floor entrance.

Other Floors (Atrium Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, LT, 1, 2.
    • The stairs are located at the front of the building rising from the ground floor entrance to the main reception on level 2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • These stairs offer central handrails.
    • There is a seating area to the left of the stairs between level 1 and 2.
    • The seating consists of double height steps although there are 12 standard steps and a handrail to the left of the seating from level 1.
    • There is level access to the front seating steps and ample room in front of those from level 1.
    • There are 6 steps between the lecture theatre and level 1 if coming this way.

Entrance (Internal)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the venue from the ground floor corridor.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is one set of manual, heavy, double doors between the main building (via Cafe Zero) and this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) by sliding.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 325cm (10ft 8in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp or slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing assistance system is available only on request.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Portable hearing loops are available from the Disabled Store, located on the first floor of the City Campus Building.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is within Cafe Zero. Please see the relevant guide for more details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are within Cafe Zero. Please see the relevant guide for more details.