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COPFS

Oban

Office Oban
Procurator Fiscal Mrs Laura Mundell
Address Procurator Fiscal's Office
3rd Floor, Boswell House
Argyle Square
Oban
PA34 4BD
Email Address PFOban@copfs.gsi.gov.uk
Opening Times Mon- Thur 8.45am-5pm, Fri 9am-4.45pm, Lunch 1-2pm
Additional Information

For more information or to request additional arrangements to suit your needs, please contact our reception or Office Manager:

Tel: 0141 849 7947
Fax: 0141 849 7948
Textphone Prefix: 18001

If you are a wheelchair user or have restricted mobility

Parking facilities: There are no private parking facilities at this office. Road-side parking is subject to availability and local restrictions. The nearest drop kerb is approximately 100 metres from the office entrance. To request advice on parking for disabled drivers please contact the office.

Approach to Main Entrance: This office has a number of access difficulties and assistance may be required. The main entrance is on ground level through a narrow close to a security door. There is an intercom system to allow access. Door Width: approximately 88cm

Low level bell: Yes - Please press button 1 and someone will speak to you and allow access. This may not be within reach to a wheelchair user. Once given access, the door needs to be opened outwards into the close. Assistance can be requested through the intercom or you can contact the office prior to arrival if you think you may need assistance.

Approach to Reception Area: Reception is on the 3rd floor and only accessible by lift or by stairs. Low level counter: Yes

There is seating available in our reception area. Further seating can be provided on request. Please ask if you need extra assistance.

Approach to Interview / Conference Rooms: Assistance may be required as the only interview or meeting rooms are on the 3rd floor. Alternatively we can arrange to meet you in another building. Please contact us and we will do our best to help. Door width: 88cm wide.

Audible emergency alarms: continuous bells
Our staff have a responsibility to ensure that they accompany any visitors during an emergency evacuation to the muster point designated in local Fire Evacuation Plans. Visitors must not be left unattended and should be accompanied at all times during an emergency evacuation until the all clear is given for re-entry to the building. In the event of an evacuation, as this office is manned by one person for a substantial amount of time, we cannot guarantee the safe evacuation of any person in a wheel chair. Other arrangements can be made to meet at the Sheriff Court.

If you have a visual impairment

Colour definition: Where possible, our office uses colour definition to indicate changes in floor levels, doors, steps/stairs and emergency signs.

Written documents: We will try to make information available in a suitable format to meet your particular needs. To request correspondence and/or documents in your preferred accessible format, please contact us.

Our office welcomes guide dogs: The dog's comfort is your responsibility but we will provide a bowl of water on request.

Accessible lift system: There are currently no 'voice-over' floor indicators or door alerts in lift. Please ask our staff if you need assistance.

If you have a hearing impairment

Hearing Aid Users: We have a Hearing Induction Loop System in our reception area.

Lip Readers: Our staff are issued with good-practice guidance and we will make efforts to provide adequate lighting in any interview space to suit your needs.

Access to Sign Language interpreter: If you need us to have an interpreter available, you must let us know as soon as possible, so that we have enough time to arrange this. Please contact our Office Manager.

Textphone users: You can access our services by calling through the RNID Typetalk service using the prefix 18001. There are no public textphones in this office.

Accessible lift system: There are currently no visual floor indicators in our lifts. Please ask our staff if you need any assistance.

Emergency alarms: There are currently no visual or personal alarm systems in this office. Please advise our staff of your needs.

Accessible toilet and comfort facilities

Public Toilets: Men and Women's toilet facilities are available on the 3rd floor.

Wheelchair Accessible Toilets: A unisex disabled toilet is also available on the 3rd floor. A pull-cord is located in the disabled toilet. Door Width: Approximately 88cm

Access to refreshments: There are no public canteen or vending machine facilities in the building.

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