Contact and opening hours

Bank Holiday and Closure Dates 2017

The Institute is closed as follows:

Summer break: 24 July - 6 August incl.
Bank Holiday: Mon 25.09.2017

Summer Opening Hours

Please note that the following reduced opening hours apply during the summer months:

Please note that the Institute is closed from Mon 24 July - Sun 6 August 2017 incl. for its summer break.
 
During the summer months, our reception is manned as follows:

26 june - 7 July

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

10 - 21 july

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

7 - 18 august

Mon & Wed 09:00 - 17:00 
Tue & Thu 09:00 - 21:00 (on 8 & 10 August the Institute closes 17:00)
Fri 09:00 - 16:00 
Sat & Sun closed
Our library will be closed from 24 July until 31 August incl. for its summer break.
Reduced Opening Hours from
19 june - 15 july & 1 - 18 September
Fri - Mon closed
Tue 16:00 - 19:00 (on 11 July library closes at 17:00)
Wed 11:00 - 17:00
Thu 11:00 - 19:00 (on 13 July library closes at 17:00)
 
We shall make every effort to open the library during summer workshops.
 
Our language office closes to the public from Mon 25 July until Sun 14 August incl.
 

General Opening Hours

General Opening Hours of Reception:
Monday - Thursday: 09:00–21:00
Friday: 09:00 – 16:00
Saturday: 09:30 – 13:30

Opening Hours of our Library:
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.

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.