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Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

1000 London Road, Glasgow, G40 3HY

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Glasgow.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Dalmarnock.
  • The nearest underground station is Argyle Line.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Friday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 21:00.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 650cm (12ft x 21ft).
    • The nearest designated bay is 65m (71yd 3in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 100m (109yd 14in) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is block paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located at the London Road entrances.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

Lift (Outside Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left of the main entrance beside the steps.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 30m (33yd) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 90cm x 200cm (2ft 11in x 6ft 7in).
  • There are 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 not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Outside Access (Arena Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building on the first floor.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 200cm (6ft) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 200cm (6ft) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic doors are on the left as you enter.
    • This entrance is used for events only.

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 bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open by revolving.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 130cm (4ft) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door opening is 120cm (3ft) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The main revolving doors are automatic.
    • There are push to open automatic doors to the left and right which are fully automatic on exit.

Outside Access (London Road Entrance)

  • 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 doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 200cm (6ft) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 200cm (6ft) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic doors are on the right as you enter.
    • This entrance is used for events only.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 14m (15yd) from the main entrance.
  • The desk is 0m (0ft 0in) from the .
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Other Floors (Velodrome Infield)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G.
    • 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 both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is bright.

Lift (Velodrome Infield)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left of the building before the velodrome.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G.
  • The lift is 46m (50yd) from main entrance.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 145cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 9in).
  • 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 not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Outside Access (Inside Velodrome Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on level 1, leading to the velodrome.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is not available only on request.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • Some memebers of staff are trained to use the sound enhancement system.

Level Change (Velodrome Infield)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left leading up to the infield area.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the infield area.
  • There is / are 12 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.
  • The lift does bypass the steps.
  • The lift does bypass the ramp.

Lift (Velodrome Infield Track)

  • The lift is located beside the velodrome infield steps.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the velodrome infield platform lift.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 108cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 109cm x 145cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 9in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is a noticeable lip when exiting the lift on the lower floor.

Level Change (Rear Velodrome Infield)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located as you enter the infield area from the lifts.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the infield area.
  • There is / are 12 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Level Change (Track)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the track from the infield area.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located ahead as you enter the track from the infield area.
  • There is / are 7 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are adjustable.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • Comments View
    • There are track entrances like this on either side.
    • The far track entrance stairs have handrails on both sides.
    • The ramp overcomes the steps.

Sports Ground

  • Non-Segregated Seating View
    • Home and Away wheelchair users do not have separate seating areas.
    • Wheelchair users have a designated accessible seating area.
    • There is level access to the designated seating area.
    • There is access by lift.
    • Wheelchair seating is located ahead as you enter the velodrome stand.
    • The view from this area is good.
    • A companion can sit beside / near you.
    • Accessible toilets are available.
    • The closest accessible toilet to the seating area is 10m 32ft 10in.
    • The accessible toilet is located behind the seating area to the left or right.
    • There is not an audio description service.
    • There are several rows of seating going all around the arena with level access from the lifts.

Lift (Rear Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the rear of the building.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-1-2-3-4-5.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 140cm (5ft x 4ft).
  • 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.

Lift (Front Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located round to the right of the building.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3-4.
  • The lift is 35m (38yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 155cm x 140cm (5ft x 4ft).
  • 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 4m (13ft 1in) from the inside velodrome entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter from the inside velodrome entrance.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • 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 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 225cm (4ft 9in x 7ft 5in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • 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 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 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • 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 toilet roll holder.
    • 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 medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 similar toilets here.
    • The one on the right has transfer space on the right.

Accessible Toilet (Arena)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 50m (55yd) from the arena entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located behind the seating in the arena beside the main entry doors.
    • 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 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 225cm (4ft 9in 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 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is 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 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 48cm (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 not a toilet roll holder.
    • 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 good.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is also a similar accessible toilet to the other side of the main doors, which has transfer space on the right.
    • There are a further 2 identical accessible toilets to these on the other side of the arena.

Standard Toilet(s) (Arena)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilets are located behind the seating, left from the arena doors.
    • The female toilets are 50m (55yd) from the arena etrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilets are located behind the seating right from the arena doors.
    • The male toilets are 50m (55yd) from the arena entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.
    • This is by lift.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the standard toilets.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 92cm (3ft 0in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.
    • This is by lift.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar male and female toilets on the other side of the arena.

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.