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1st and 2nd Floor, Trongate 103, Glasgow, G1 5HD

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Access Guide

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:15 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:15 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:15 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:15 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:15 - 17:00.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Argyle Street.
  • The nearest underground station is St Enoch SPT.

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 Candleriggs Car Park.
    • The car park is located off Candleriggs.
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 265cm x 600cm (8ft 8in x 19ft 8in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located on King Street.
  • Standard On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 250cm x 1200cm (8ft 2in x 39ft 4in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Trongate.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in) wide.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the rear right of the building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are B-G-1-2-3-4-5.
  • The lift is 21m (22yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 156cm x 248cm (5ft 1in x 8ft 2in).
  • 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 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a smaller lift to the right, with a door width of 90cm and dimensions of 94cm x 200cm.

Outside Access (Shop & Gallery Entrance - Floor 2)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the second floor.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 163cm (5ft 4in) wide.

Reception (Shop & Gallery)

  • The desk is 3m (3yd 10in) from the shop & gallery entrance - floor 2.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Outside Access (Workshop Entrance - Floor 3)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the third floor.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open away from you (push).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The entrance is 11m from the lift.

Reception (Workshop)

  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the workshop entrance - floor 3.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Inside Access (Shop & Gallery)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Inside Access (Workshop)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located to the right as you enter the workshop entrance.
  • The facility is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the workshop entrance.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • The door is locked by a twist lock.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 325cm x 370cm (10ft 8in x 12ft 2in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on both sides.
  • The lateral transfer space is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 48cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 73cm (2ft 5in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
  • There is not a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • The accessible changing room has a manual hoist.
  • There is a changing bench.
  • The facility changing bench is free standing.
  • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
  • The length of the bench is 175cm (5ft 9in).
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 57cm (1ft 10in).

Accessible Toilet

  • There are further accessible toilets throughout the building. Please refer to the Tron 103 access guide for further details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilets are located to the right as you enter.
    • The female toilets are 9m (9yd 2ft) from the workshop entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilets are located to the right as you enter.
    • The male toilets are 24m (26yd 9in) from the lift.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are further standard toilets throughout the building. Please refer to the Tron 103 access guide for further details.

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Home visits / services are not available.