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Merkland Outdoor Centre

Merkland Place, Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, G66 3SN

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Kirkintilloch.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Lenzie.

Opening Times

  • Monday 13:00 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 13:00 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 13:00 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 13:00 - 22:00.
  • Friday 13:00 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 22:00.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 600cm (12ft 2in x 19ft 8in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 20m (22yd) from the main accessible entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open both ways.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance, bypassing the steps.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 118cm (3ft 10in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 8 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Outside Access (Changing Room Entrance)

  • There is not 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 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Changing Room Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

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.
    • The accessible toilet is 5m (16ft 5in) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located adjacent to the entrance.
  • 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 dimensions of the accessible toilet are 250cm x 210cm (8ft 2in x 6ft 11in).
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • 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 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 not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 135cm (4ft 5in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • The adapted toilet is also used as the standard female toilet.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.