Acomb Explore Library
Front Street, York YO24 3BZ
01904 552 651
Guide Last Updated: 28/03/2018
Monday 09:00 - 19:30.
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:30.
Wednesday 09:00 - 14:00.
Thursday 09:00 - 19:30.
Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
Saturday 09:00 - 15:00.
The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
This venue is situated in York.
The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
The nearest mainline station is York.
The venue does have its own car park.
There are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 390cm x 480cm (12ft 10in x 15ft 9in).
The nearest designated bay is 15m (16yd) from the main accessible entrance.
The car park surface is tarmac.
The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
There is level access into the venue.
The main doors open automatically.
The doors are double width.
The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.
The reception desk is 10m (32ft 10in) from the front entrance.
There is level access to reception from the entrance.
The reception desk is low height.
Lighting levels are bright.
There is a hearing assistance system.
The type of system is a fixed loop.
Staff are trained to use system.
There is level access to the service.
There is not a hearing assistance system.
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.
The following information is for the cafe.
Once inside, there is level access to the service.
Full table service is not available.
No tables are permanently fixed.
No chairs are permanently fixed.
No chairs have armrests.
The nearest table is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
Menus are wall only.
Menus are not available in Braille.
Menus are available in large print.
Menus are clearly written.
Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
The type of food served here is snacks and sandwiches.
The facility is located to the right as you enter.
The facility is 15m (16yd) from the main entrance.
There is level access to the facility.
You do not need a key for the facility.
The dimensions of the facility are 260cm x 470cm (8ft 6in x 15ft 5in).
The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
The facility changing bench is free standing.
The length of the bench is 188cm (6ft 2in).
The facility hoist is powered overhead.
The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.
The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.
The facility toilet is peninsular.
The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 110cm (3ft 7in).
The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 130cm (4ft 3in).
Wall mounted rails are not available.
Drop down rails are provided.
As you face the toilet the drop down rails are on both sides.
The type of sink is fixed.
Wall mounted hand rails are available at the sink.
As you face the sink, rails are available on both sides.
Disposal facilities are available.
A privacy screen is not available.
Wide tear off paper roll is available.
The facility has a non slip floor.
A functioning emergency alarm is available.
There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
This accessible toilet is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
This accessible toilet is located to the right of the reception as you enter.
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 twist lock.
The door weight is light.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 262cm x 470cm (8ft 7in x 15ft 5in).
There is a lateral transfer space.
As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on both sides.
The lateral transfer space is 300cm (9ft 10in).
The tap type is twist/turn.
There is a mixer tap.
The emergency alarm is fully functional.
Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
Wall mounted rails are available.
As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
There are mirrors.
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 towel dispenser.
The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
The towel dispenser is 102cm (3ft 4in) high.
There is a toilet roll holder.
The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
There is a wash basin.
The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
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.
The assistance dog toilet area is located outside the venue.
A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
This service cannot be requested.
Home visits / services are not available.