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Spectators Gallery

Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Second Floor, Aviation House, Prestwick, South Ayrshire, KA9 2PL

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Introduction

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    • The Spectators Gallery is located on the second floor of the terminal building and is accessed from the landside area.

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Thursday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Friday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Saturday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Sunday 07:00 - 19:00.

Other Floors (First Floor)

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    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Other Floors

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    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1 and 2.
    • The stairs are located adjacent to security, right from the information desk.
    • The stairs are approximately 66m from the main entrance.
    • 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.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right of the building, between security and the bar/restaurant.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1 and 2.
  • The lift is approximately 81m (88yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 137cm x 150cm (4ft 6in x 4ft 11in).
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • 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 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
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    • The lift is 44m from the main entrance to the right of the building.
    • The lift is 147m round the balcony from the link bridge on the first floor.
    • The lift is 74m round to the right from the check-in desks at the front.

Outside Access (Spectators Gallery Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • 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 160cm (5ft 3in).
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    • There is level access to the second floor spectators gallery via the lift.
    • The main doors shown are on the first floor followed by the spectators gallery stairs up to the second floor.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading down towards the lift from the stairs side of the gallery.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets available on the first floor near the Prayer Room, or throughout the ground floor of the terminal.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are standard toilets available on the first floor near the spectators gallery entrance and the balcony, or throughout the ground floor of the terminal.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.