Bishopthorpe Library

Main Street, Bishopthorpe, York YO23 2RB

01904 552 678

Guide Last Updated: 29/09/2016

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Access Guide

  • For information on the libraries opening times please contact the library or check the website.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is York.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • 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 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 to the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) 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 permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 150cm (4ft 11in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located to the right of the entrance.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The ramp bypasses the step.

  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height.

  • The desk does not have a lowered section.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • 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.

  • The library does have computers with accessible software.

  • Auxiliary aids are not available for computer users.

  • 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.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

  • 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 available.