Contact and opening hours

Bank Holiday and Closure Dates 2018

We are closed on the following dates:
Spring Bank Holidays Mon 07 & 28.05.
Summer Closure Sat 21.07.– Sun 05.08.
Summer Library Closure Fri 20.07.– Sun 02.09.
Christmas Closure Sat 22.12. – Wed 02.01.2019
 

General Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday: 09:00–21:00
Friday: 09:00 – 16:00
Saturday: 09:30 – 13:30
Monday - Tuesday: 16:00 - 19:00
Wednesday - Thursday: 11:00 - 19:00
Saturday: 09:30 – 13:30
Language Office Opening Hours for telephone enquiries:

Monday - Thursday: 14:00 - 17:00
Friday: 10:00 - 13:00

Consultations in person by arrangement.
If you would like to speak to one of our staff, please arrange an appointment in advance.
 

Summer Opening Hours

Please note that the following reduced summer opening hours apply from
25 June - 2 September:

Please note that the Institute is closed for its summer break from Saturday 21st July - Sunday 5th August 2018 incl.
During the summer months, our reception is manned as follows:

25 june - 12 July

Mon & Wed 09:00 - 17:00 
Tue & Thu 09:00 - 21:00 
Fri 09:00 - 16:00 
Sat & Sun closed

13 - 21 july

Mon - Thu 09:00 - 17:00 
Fri 09:00 - 16:00
Sat & Sun closed
SUMMER BREAK FROM SAT 21st JULY - SUN 5th AUGUST INCL.

6 August  - 9 september

Mon & Wed 09:00 - 17:00 
Tue & Thu 09:00 - 21:00 (on 7th & 9th August the Institute closes 17:00)
Fri 09:00 - 16:00 
Sat & Sun closed
Our library will be closed for its summer break from 20th July until 2 September incl.
Reduced Opening Hours from
Mon 25 june - thu 12 july
Fri - Mon closed
Tue 16:00 - 19:00
Wed 11:00 - 17:00
Thu 13:00 - 19:00
reduced Opening Hours from
fri 13 july - sat 21 July
Fri - Mon closed
Tue 15:00 - 17:00
Wed 11:00 - 17:00
Thu 13:00 - 17:00
library's summer break: Sat 21 July - sun 2 september
Reduced Opening Hours from
mon 3 - sun 9 september
Fri - Mon closed
Tue 16:00 - 19:00
Wed 11:00 - 17:00
Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Our language office closes to the public from Sat 21 July until Sun 12 August incl.

Directions


Public Transport
  • Tube:
    - St. George's Road or Kelvinbridge
  • Bus:
    You will find bus stops near the Institute on Woodlands Road, Elderslie Road / Sauchiehall Street and Great Western Road:
    - Woodlands Rd: 4/4 A (First Buses)
    - Elderslie Rd/ Sauchiehall St: 19, 3, 77 (First Buses), 7 (McGill's)
    - Great Western Road: 6, 6A, 6B (First Buses)
    You may also consult the First website to find the most suitable bus route for you: First: SimpliCITY
  • Train:
    - Charing Cross Station (in walking distance)
    - Central Station (Exit Hope Street). Then by bus further along to Woodlands Road (second stop after Charing Cross, next to a church), then a steep walk up Woodlands Gate, left and right to Park Circus
    - Queen Street Station or Buchanan Bus Station. With the tube further along to Kelvinbridge Station or St. George’s Cross Station (both are within 10 mins. walking distance from the Institute)
Parking Facilities
There are parking charges in operation in Park Circus and the surrounding area. So please remember to bring coins with you to feed the parking meter! No charges after 6pm and on weekends.