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Exhibition Centre Station

Minerva Street, Glasgow, G3 8LD

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Glasgow.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is St Enoch.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is SECC Hydro Car Park.
    • The car park is located off Stobcross Road.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 235cm x 2100cm (7ft 9in x 23yd).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located at the front of the building on the right.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This entrance gives access to platforms 1, 2.
  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 135cm (4ft 5in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 sets of these same doors at either side of the front of the building.

Outside Access (Platform 1)

  • This entrance gives access to platforms 1.
  • This information is for the entrance located at the back of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

Outside Access (Platform 2)

  • This entrance gives access to platforms 2.
  • This information is for the entrance located at the back of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The reception desk is 12m (13yd 4in) from the lift.
  • There is not level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high in height.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 06:25 - 23:10.
    • Tuesday 06:25 - 23:10.
    • Wednesday 06:25 - 23:10.
    • Thursday 06:25 - 23:10.
    • Friday 06:25 - 23:10.
    • Saturday 06:25 - 23:10.
    • Sunday 08:25 - 23:25.

Inside Access

  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-LG.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is bright.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located adjacent to the stairs.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-LG.
  • The lift is 6m (19ft 8in) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 77cm (2ft 6in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 89cm x 160cm (2ft 11in x 5ft 3in).
  • 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 controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Level Change (Upper Lift Slope)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the lift.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located on the lower floor.
  • The ticket office is 12m (13yd) from the lift.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are First Scotrail.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1,2.
    • Accessible toilets are located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are located on platform(s) in the ticket office building.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1,2.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by either level access / ramps / lifts / stairclimber from inside the station is / are 1,2.
  • Accessible toilets are 24m (26yd) from the platform entrances.

Accessible Toilet

  • 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 12m (13yd) from the lift.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the left of the ticket office, right of the stairs.
    • There is not 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 sliding.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 92cm (3ft 0in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 226cm (5ft 7in x 7ft 5in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is sensor.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is a push button style of alarm.
    • 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not 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 49cm (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).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot 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 external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • 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 fair.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The door lock is an automatic touch to lock system.

Level Change (Lower Lift Ramp)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the lift.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Standard Toilet(s)

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.