Glasgow, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

10:00 AM till 14:00 PM February 3rd 2018

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Location

Skyscanner
155 St Vincent St, Glasgow G2 5NW

Organiser

Mentor

Mentor

Mentor

Mentor

Mentor

Mentor

Access Information

Getting to the venue

Public Transport

Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes

Notes:

There is a bus stop directly outside the front door for east to west through city centre buses. West to east buses run along the next parallel street. Hope Street/Renfield street buses (north/south through city centre buses) run 2 or 3 blocks away.

Its 10 minutes walk from Glasgow Queen Street Station & 5 minutes walk from Glasgow Central Station.

Nearest subway station is Buchanan Street (< 10mins walk).


Are public transportation stops accessible to people using mobility devices? Yes

Notes:

All bus stops have raised kerbs.

See Glasgow subway mobility info on their website http://www.spt.co.uk/subway/maps-stations/mobility/

If you need help with the trains, ScotRail Assisted Travel is available on 0800 912 2901 or 18001 0800 912 2901 (for hard of hearing).


Are public transportation stops accessible to people using service animals? Yes

Are public transportation stops accessible to people who are sight impaired? Yes

Is the area around the venue safe and well-lit? Yes

Notes:

The office is on a main street in Centre of Glasgow.


Parking

How close is parking to the venue?

Less than 10 minutes walk to Cambridge Street car park, there are various other city centre options as well.

Are there costs associated with parking?

3-4 hours £8.80

Is the parking lot well-lit? Yes

Notes:

White light lighting.


Is the parking lot gated? Yes

Notes:

Multi-story car park, gated entry. Pedestrian secure door entry requires scan of parking ticket to enter.


Is the parking lot guarded? Yes

Notes:

Security guards on site.


Accessing the venue

Is there any building security? Yes

What is the process for entering?

Secure building entry. Someone from Skyscanner will be at the front door to let people in. An electronic sign in system at the main reception desk.

Are there steps going into the building or space?

No

Are there ramps or elevators?

Elevators from reception to office floor.

Are elevator buttons of an appropriate height for wheelchair users to reach?

Yes, but the require a security pass so Skyscanner staff will be on hand to direct people up to the office.

Is there affordable childcare at or near the venue?

Unknown, if someone required this please get in touch and we will do our best to help.

The Venue

Is there a quiet room? Yes

Notes:

We have a quiet room on the floor above.
Or there are semi-private seating areas on the main floor.


Is there a nursing room for mothers with a newborn? Yes

Notes:

There is a quiet room upstairs, with a lock on the door. Windows (tinted), as do most of our meeting rooms. There’s a sofa, a chair, blankets etc in there.
There are other meeting rooms as well that we can use.
Or there are semi-private seating areas on the main floor.


Is the venue safe for small children? No

Notes:

It's an office environment so probably not ideal but not unsafe if supervised, the event will take place in a large meeting room so won't really be out in the main office. Please get in touch with the organisers if you are planning to bring young children so we can help.


Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? Yes

Notes:

There is an elevator up to the main floor, there are toilets on the same floor including accessible toilets.
A wide corridor between lift and meeting room(s).

Any specific questions/concerns please get in touch with the organiser so we can help.


Do chairs in the venue have arms? No

Notes:

No. If you require a chair with arms please let the organiser know prior to the event and we can provide one.


Are food and (non-alcoholic) drinks allowed in the space? Yes

Notes:

Yes, you may bring food and drinks. Soft Drinks, Tea & Coffee available from the venue.


How many bathrooms (both single and multiple occupancy) are available?

3

How many handicap stalls or single-occupancy bathrooms are there?

1

How many gender-neutral bathrooms are available? If none is it possible to make some gender-neutral?

1

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