Dringhouses Library

Tadcaster Road, York YO24 1LR

01904 552 674

dringhouses@exploreyork.org.uk

www.exploreyork.org.uk

Guide Last Updated: 11/04/2017

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Access Guide

  • Monday 14:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 09:30 - 12:30.

  • Tuesday 14:00 - 17:30.

  • Wednesday Closed.

  • Thursday 09:30 - 12:30.

  • Friday 14:00 - 17:30.

  • Saturday 09:30 - 13:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.

  • This venue is situated in York.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is York.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in) wide.

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  • The reception desk is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is low height.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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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 have computers with accessible software.

  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.

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

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

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located to the right 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 sliding bolt.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 213cm x 179cm (6ft 12in x 5ft 10in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.

  • The lateral transfer space is 140cm (4ft 7in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a coat hook.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

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

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • 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 44cm (1ft 5in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

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

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin 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 fair.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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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.

  • 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.