Dunnington Library

The Reading Room, Church Street, Dunnington, York YO19 5PW

01904 552 668

dunnington@exploreyork.org.uk

www.exploreyork.org.uk

Guide Last Updated: 09/03/2016

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Access Guide

  • Monday 10:00 - 13:30.

  • Tuesday 14:00 - 17:30.

  • Wednesday Closed.

  • Thursday 14:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday Closed.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 12:30.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • There is not 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.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

  • The car park is located at the rear of the building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 280cm x 370cm (9ft 2in x 12ft 2in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 45m (49yd 8in) from the 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 slopes/ramps.

  • 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.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.

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  • 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 125cm (4ft 1in).

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  • The desk is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • There is a touch screen.

  • The touch screen is not at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.

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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 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 not available for computer users.

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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 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter.

  • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens inwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 140cm x 180cm (4ft 7in x 5ft 11in).

  • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • There is no dropdown rail.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is twist/turn.

  • There is not a mixer tap.

  • There is not an emergency alarm in the cubicle.

  • Disposal facilities are not 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 the left.

  • 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 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The towel dispenser is 133cm (4ft 4in) high.

  • 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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The height of the wash basin is 83cm (2ft 9in).

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located to the right as you enter.

  • The female toilets are 10m (10yd 2ft) from the entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilets are located to the right as you enter.

  • The male toilets are 12m (13yd 4in) from the entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located on the route to the toilet area.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 78cm (2ft 7in).

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.

  • This service cannot be requested.