Harmans Water Library

The Square, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 9LP

01344 423 660



Guide Last Updated: 29/05/2021

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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 in a pedestrian area.

  • 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 09:30 - 12:30.

  • Monday 14:00 - 19:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 12:30.

  • Wednesday Closed.

  • Thursday 14:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday Closed.

  • 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 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 450cm (11ft 10in x 14ft 9in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 20m (22yd) from the main entrance.

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

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are uneven surfaces.

  • 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 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 doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 134cm (4ft 5in) 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.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located immediately beyond the entrance.

  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the left as you enter.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G.

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

  • The lift is 2m (6ft 7in) from main entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 106cm x 140cm (3ft 6in x 4ft 7in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • The reception desk is 2m (6ft 7in) from the lift.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high height.

  • The desk does not have a lowered section.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • 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 not have a regular supply of books in large print.

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in audio format.

  • There is an ordering service.

  • 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.

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

  • This service can be requested.

  • Home visits / services are available.