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The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
This venue is situated in Halstead.
The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
The nearest mainline Railway Station is Chappel And Wakes Colne.
There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
This venue does not have its own car park.
There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
Clearly signed and/or standard on street marked bays are not available.
There is not a designated drop off point.
The photograph shows the road outside the venue.
This information is for the entrance located to the side of the venue.
There is not level access to the service.
The main doors open towards you (pull).
The doors are double width.
The doors are heavy.
The door opening is 174cm (5ft 8in) wide.
There is a ramp or slope to access this area/service.
The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
The ramp or slope is moderate.
The ramp or slope is permanent.
There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
There are steps to access this area/service.
The steps are located to the right as you face the entrance.
There are 2 steps to the area/service.
The lighting levels at the steps are bright.
The steps are not clearly marked.
The steps are medium.
The steps do have handrails.
The handrails are on both sides.
The ramp overcomes the steps.
There is level access to the service.
There is not a hearing assistance system.
The lighting levels are medium.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
Customers can charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.
The reception desk is 7m (22ft 11in) from the main entrance.
There is level access to reception from the entrance.
The reception desk is medium height.
The desk has a lowered section.
Lighting levels are medium.
There is a hearing assistance system.
The hearing system is a fixed loop.
Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
This library does not house a regular supply of books in Braille.
This library does house a regular supply of books in large print.
This library does house a regular supply of books on tape or disc.
There is an ordering service.
It takes approximately 5 days to process an order.
The library does have computers with accessible software.
Equipment available for people with a visual impairment includes zoom text and Jaws.
There are no accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
Standard toilets are not available.
Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
Documents can be requested in Braille.
Documents are available in large print.
Staff are Text Relay aware.
Children are welcomed at the venue.
There is a soft play area for children.
The photograph shows the children's area.
Audio version of library welcome guide available on request.