Gill Nethercott Centre, Winchester Road, Whitchurch, Hampshire RG28 7HP
0300 555 1387
Guide Last Updated: 13/12/2017
Monday 13:00 - 17:00.
Wednesday 13:00 - 19:00.
Friday 10:00 - 17:00.
Saturday 10:00 - 13:00.
There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
The nearest National Rail station is Whitchurch.
The venue does have its own car park.
Parking is free for all users.
The car park is located at the rear of the venue.
The car park type is open air/surface.
Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
There is/are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 500cm (11ft 6in x 16ft 5in).
The nearest designated bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
The furthest designated bay is 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
The car park surface is tarmac.
The patron does not have to cross a road.
The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
There is not level access into the venue.
The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
The door(s) is / are double.
The width of the door opening is 114cm (3ft 9in).
There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
The ramp or slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
The ramp/slope is permanent.
There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
The ramp does have handrails.
The handrails are on both sides.
The width of the ramp/slope is 145cm (4ft 9in).
There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
The step(s) is/are located to the right as you face the entrance.
There is/are 4 step(s) to the area/service.
There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
The desk/counter is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
Level access to the desk/counter is via lift.
The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
The lighting levels are medium.
There is a hearing assistance system.
The type of system is a fixed loop.
Staff are trained to use the system.
There is level access to the service(s).
This venue does not play background music.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
The lighting levels are medium.
This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.
This library does have a regular supply of books in large print.
This library does have a regular supply of books in audio format.
There is an ordering service.
The library does not have computers with accessible software.
Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
A large text keyboard is / are available.
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located immidiately after the main entrance.
The lift is a platform lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are g-1.
The lift is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
The clear door width is 87cm (2ft 10in).
The dimensions of the lift are 135cm x 140cm (4ft 5in x 4ft 7in).
There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
The lift does have an audible announcer.
The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
The lift does not have Braille markings.
The lift does have tactile markings.
The lighting level in the lift is bright.
There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
This accessible toilet is approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the lift.
This accessible toilet is located next to the lift.
There is level access to this accessible toilet.
This is a unisex toilet.
A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
The door opens outwards.
The door is locked by a locking handle.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 89cm (2ft 11in).
The door is light.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 196cm x 230cm (6ft 5in x 7ft 7in).
There is a lateral transfer space.
As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
The lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft 7in).
There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
There is a flush on the transfer side.
The tap type is lever.
There is a mixer tap.
The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
There is a mirror.
Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
There is a hand dryer.
The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
There is not a towel dispenser.
There is a toilet roll holder.
The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
There is a wash basin.
The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
The lighting levels are bright.