Poppleton Library

Main Street, Upper Poppleton, York YO26 6JT

01904 552 680

poppleton@exploreyork.org.uk

www.exploreyork.org.uk

Guide Last Updated: 06/10/2016

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Access Guide

  • For information on the libraries opening times please click here.

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

  • This venue is situated in Upper Poppleton.

  • 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.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is at the front of the venue.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

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

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 366cm x 570cm (12ft 0in x 18ft 8in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 10m (32ft 10in) from the main accessible 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 uneven surfaces.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • 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 towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 98cm (3ft 3in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to the left of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 124cm (4ft 1in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is / are 7 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The ramp bypasses the steps.

  • The ramp has a handrail on the right going up.

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

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

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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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 rollerball mouse and height adjustable chair is / are available.

  • Equipment available for people with a visual impairment includes magnifying sheet.

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  • 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 cannot be requested.