Whitchurch Library

Oatlands Avenue, Whitchurch, Bristol BS14 0SX

0117 903 1185



Guide Last Updated: 01/12/2017

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Access Guide

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Parson Street.

  • Monday 13:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 14:00.

  • Wednesday 13:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday Closed.

  • Friday 13:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 14:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located to the left of the main entrance.

  • 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 360cm x 460cm (11ft 10in x 15ft 1in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 21m (22yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 23m (25yd 6in) 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 dropped kerbs.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and 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 building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically (away from you).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 185cm (6ft 1in) 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 desk is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • 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.

  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.

  • A large text keyboard and large rollerball mouse is / are available.

  • Other computer auxiliary aids include SuperNova combined screen reader and magnifier.

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

  • 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.