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Dundee Law

Law Road, Dundee, DD3 6PZ

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About this venue

The 572-foot peak is the Dundee's most distinctive landmark and an enduring attraction for visitors and locals. Central to Dundee’s defences for thousands of years, the Law was used as Iron Age hillfort and prehistoric graves dating to about 1500 BC have been uncovered on its slopes.

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Dundee.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Dundee.

Parking (Law Road Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is on Law Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Parking (War Memorial Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the top of Dundee Law.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • 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 cobbles.
    • The car park surface is cobbled.
    • 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (War Memorial Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located leading from the car park to the view point.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).

Level Change (War Memorial Car Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the view point.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located behind the war memorial leading to the viewpoint.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (Law Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Law Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • Comments
    • There are various paths that lead from Law Road car path to the summit.
    • These paths consists of uneven deep steps and steep slopes.

Level Change (Law Road Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up Dundee law from Law Road Car Park.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up Dundee Law from Law Road Car Park.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • Comments
    • The steps are uneven.
    • The ramps do not bypass the steps.

Inside Access

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments
    • The paths around the hill are steep and made of earth.
    • At the summit the paths are level and are paved.

Accessible Toilet

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is no additional signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 3m (9ft 10in) from the Law Road Car Park.
    • The accessible toilet is located within the toilet block on Law Road, adjacent to the car park.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 142cm x 192cm (4ft 8in x 6ft 4in).
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • The tap type is push.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • No emergency alarm fitted in the cubicle.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 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 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
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are low.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s)
    • The female toilets are located in the toilet block on Law Road.
    • The female toilets are 4m (13ft 1in) from the Law Road Car Park.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are low.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s)
    • The male toilets are located in the toilet block on Law Road.
    • The male toilets are 2m (6ft 7in) from the Law Road Car Park.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are low.

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