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Westerton Station

Maxwell Avenue, Westerton, East Dunbartonshire, G61 1PA

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Opening Times

  • Monday 06:30 - 20:50.
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 20:50.
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 20:50.
  • Thursday 06:30 - 20:50.
  • Friday 06:30 - 20:50.
  • Saturday 06:30 - 20:50.
  • Sunday 09:10 - 16:50.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located at the side 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 is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 600cm (13ft 1in x 19ft 8in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 22m (24yd 2in) 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 tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Platform 1 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the station.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The entrance is 167cm wide.
    • There is a similar platform entrance to the left between the ticket office and toilet (shown in photographs 3 and 4).
    • There is also a further entrance from the main car park which has an easy slope (shown in photographs 5 and 6).

Outside Access (Platform 2 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Almond Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Level Change (Platform 2 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.

Outside Access (Ticket Office Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar entrance to the rear of the ticket office giving access to the platform (shown in photographs 3 and 4).

Level Change (Ticket Office Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on both sides of as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar slope at the other side leading to the platform (shown in photographs 3 and 4).

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the ticket office entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter 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.

Inside Access

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

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is an office to obtain help.
  • The station is not staffed between 21.00-06.30.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • Please click here for access information for Scotrail.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) which has/have level access is / are 1.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are 2.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by using alternative outside access entrances only is / are 1 and 2.

Level Change (Bridge)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located on either platform, before the lifts.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • There is a lift to access this area/service.
  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

Lift

  • The lift is located on either platform.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are P1, B, P2.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the ticket office entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 139cm x 160cm (4ft 7in x 5ft 3in).
  • 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 lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • The lift is available Monday to Saturday between 05:00-01:00 and 07:00-01:00 on Sundays.
    • There are easy wide slopes from the platforms to the lift entrances.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the toilet block to the left of the ticket office.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • The door opens by sliding.
    • The door is push pad activated.
    • The door is locked by a push button or pad.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 128cm (4ft 2in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 230cm (5ft 7in x 7ft 7in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is sensor.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a push button alarm in this cubicle.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • 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 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is a mirror.
    • 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 towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 79cm (2ft 7in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Staff need to be notified to allow access for use of this toilet.
    • The sink and hand dryer are an automatic combination system.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested 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.