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Grasshoppers Glasgow

87 Union Street, Glasgow, G1 3TA

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Location

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

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

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 NCP Mitchell Street.
    • The car park is located off Mitchell Street.
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 270cm x 3200cm (8ft 10in x 35yd).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located along to the right of the building.
  • Standard On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 220cm x 4000cm (7ft 3in x 44yd).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located along to the left of the building.
  • Comments View
    • The hotel also has a deal with Jamaica Street Car Park for guests. .

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 108cm (3ft 7in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is portable.
  • Please contact a member of staff before hand.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the main entrance.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-6.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is low.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the hotel.
  • Comments View
    • The hotel is on the 6th floor but can also be accessed using the lift.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left of the building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-6.
  • The lift is 12m (13yd) from main entrance.
  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 100cm (4ft 11in x 3ft 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 controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Outside Access (Hotel Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the lifts.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in) wide.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 10m (32ft 10in) from the lift.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is a reception desk on the ground floor for the other part of the building only.
    • The hotel reception is on the 6th floor which is accessible by lift or the stairs.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the kitchen.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.

Room

  • General Information View
    • The Tourist Board rating is 4.
    • There are 29 rooms in total.
    • There are 0 standard ground floor rooms.
    • There are 28 standard rooms on other floors.
  • Accessible Rooms View
    • There are accessible ensuite facilities.
    • There is / are 1 room(s) which has / have accessible ensuite facilities.
    • There is / are 1 adjoining room(s) available for carers.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible room viewed is 25m (27yd) from the lift.
    • No accessible rooms are located in a separate building from the main hotel.
  • Accessible Room View
    • The room number or room name viewed was 614.
    • The width of the door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The height of the bed is 62cm (2ft 0in).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 40cm (1ft 4in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm from floor level.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • No emergency alarm is fitted in the room.
  • Accessible Ensuite View
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 77cm (2ft 6in) (2ft 6in).
    • The door opens by sliding.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a (no lock).
    • The dimensions of the accessible ensuite are 213cm x 200cm (6ft 12in x 6ft 7in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • There (no dropdown rail) on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet, the wall mounted grab rails are on the left.
    • The toilet seat is 48cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the sink is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap for the sink.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the ensuite.
    • It is out of reach(higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head is adjustable.
    • The shower control type is sensor.
    • The shower seat is none.
    • There are handrails available.
  • Signage, colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • There is no additional signage on or near the hotel door.
    • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal hotel room door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is fair.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible ensuite View
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the ensuite is good.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some hotel rooms have no auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • The hotel does not provide any other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with guests in rooms.
    • The number of accessible rooms with wheel in showers is 1.
  • Ground Floor Standard Rooms View
    • There are not standard rooms on the ground floor.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.

Eating and Drinking (Kitchen)

  • The following information is for the refectory.
  • Full table service is available.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 1m (3ft 11in) from the kitchen entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 76cm (2ft).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.
  • The type of food served here is self service hot and cold snacks.

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 no additional signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 35m (38yd) from the lift.
    • The accessible toilet is located round to the right of the building.
    • 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 145cm (6ft 7in x 4ft 9in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 65cm (2ft 2in).
    • 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 a mixer tap.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is not a push button style of alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are 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 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The towel dispenser is 108cm (3ft 7in) high.
    • 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 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 good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.