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Lecture Theatre

City of Glasgow College, City Campus, Opposite Level 1, 190 Cathedral Street, Glasgow, G4 0RF

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Introduction

  • Comments
    • The Lecture Theatre is located on a separate level opposite level 1 with level access via the accessible lifts from the main entrance or ground floor entrance.
    • There are some steps down if crossing the atrium stairs from level 1.

Opening Times

  • Opening times do vary depending on timetabling and Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.

Getting Here

  • By Road
    • The city campus is located in central Glasgow, off Cathedral Street which is fairly close to the M8 motorway.
    • There is Blue Badge parking beside the building on level 2. There is an on-site car park for permit holders nearby. Blue Badge and standard on-street parking is available nearby. A public car park is available nearby.
  • By Bus
    • The campus can be accessed via a number of bus routes, including buses X3, X11, X19, X25/A, X28, X37, X39, X85, X86, X87, 13/A, 19/A, 38/A/B/C/E, 57/A, 213, 240X, 832, 833, 834, 837, 839, 840, 866.
  • By Train
    • The nearest railway station is Queen Street. However, all of the central Glasgow stations are within reach of the campus using public transport.
  • By Underground
    • The nearest subway station is Buchanan Street.
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Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park

  • Car Park
    • The car park is located off Cathedral Street on College Way 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
    • 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
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access
    • 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
    • An intercom security barrier is in operation.
    • There are 2 spaces available with a charging point for electric cars in the car park.

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available (within approximately 50m of the building).
    • 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
    • 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
    • There are steep gradients on Montrose Street/Rottenrow.

Outside Access (Main Entrance - Level 2)

  • Entrance
    • 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
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located leading up to the car park from Cathedral Street.
    • The ramp or 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)
    • 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 (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments
    • There are heavy 135cm wide revolving doors to the right at this entrance.

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).
  • 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
    • There is a heavy 145cm wide revolving door 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 lift is approximately 65m (71yd 3in) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 150cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 11in).
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The lift door is manual, light and opens outwards.
  • 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 does have a hearing loop 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
    • There are 2 similar lifts here.
    • The lifts are 18m from the ground floor entrance.

Other Floors (Atrium Stairs)

  • Steps
    • 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 (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments
    • 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 (Lecture Theatre)

  • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
  • The card reader/lock is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 174cm (5ft 9in).
  • There is a second set of doors.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 176cm (5ft 9in).
  • Lift
    • There is a lift to access this entrance.
  • Comments
    • There are similar doors at either side.

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.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Lecture Theatre(s)

  • Directional and locational signage for the lecture theatre(s) is available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.
  • The corridor outside the lecture theatre(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
  • There is step free access into the lecture theatre(s).
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the lecture theatre(s).
  • The door(s) for the lecture theatre(s) is/are not push pad activated.
  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users within the lecture theatre(s).
  • The designated spaces for wheelchairs users are located at the front.
  • There is level access to the designated seating from an entrance.
  • There is space for an assistance dog.
  • There is step free access to the speaker's area at the front of the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is staggered seating within the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is a visual fire alarm beacon in the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is not fixed furniture within the lecture theatre(s).
  • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.
  • There are no chairs with armrests on both sides within the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the lecture theatre(s).
  • Floor coverings in the lecture theatre(s) are even with no trip hazards.
  • Comments
    • This lecture theatre has pull out seating, so can be set out with level or staggered seating.
    • If level, the seating will not be fixed, so wheelchair users can be accommodated anywhere.

Accessible Toilet

  • Location and Access
    • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Comments
    • The nearest accessible toilets are within the main building on the ground floor in Cafe Zero or on level 2 via the accessible platform lift.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are located within the main building on different levels.