Whitegrove Library

5 County Lane, Warfield, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 3JP

01344 424 211

whitegrove.library@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/libraries

Guide Last Updated: 17/02/2017

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Access Guide

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the village.

  • This venue is situated in Warfield.

  • 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 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 09:30 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Friday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 09:30 - 16:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • The name of the car park is Tesco Supermarket Car park.

  • The car park is located next to the library.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 146cm (4ft 9in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

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  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) 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 bright.

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  • 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.

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  • 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 not available for computer users.

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  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is no additional signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 16m (17yd) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the library.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is not a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from reception.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is not clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 128cm x 170cm (4ft 2in x 5ft 7in).

  • There is not a lateral transfer space.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • 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 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The hand dryer is 116cm (3ft 10in) high.

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • There is not a toilet roll holder.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink 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 grab rails and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • 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.