Birch Hill Library

Leppington, Birch Hill, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7WW

01344 456 526

Guide Last Updated: 17/02/2017

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Access Guide

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.

  • This venue is situated in Bracknell.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest mainline station is Bracknell.

  • Monday 14:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 12:30.

  • Tuesday 14:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday Closed.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 12:30.

  • Thursday 14:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 14:00 - 19:00.

  • Saturday 09:30 - 12:30.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is at the front 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 are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 340cm x 460cm (11ft 2in x 15ft 1in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 28m (31yd) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 30m (33yd) from the main entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in) wide.

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high height.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • 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 have computers with accessible software.

  • Auxiliary aids are not available for computer users.

  • Equipment available for people with a visual impairment includes a magnifying glass.

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • Standard toilets are not available.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.

  • This service can be requested.

  • Home visits / services are available.