Brightlingsea Library

New Street, Brightlingsea, Colchester, Essex CO7 0BZ

0345 603 7628

Brightlingsea.Library@essex.gov.uk

libraries.essex.gov.uk

Guide Last Updated: 19/01/2018

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Access Guide

  • Monday Closed.

  • Tuesday 14:00 - 18:30.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 13:00.

  • Wednesday 14:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 13:00.

  • Friday 14:00 - 18:30.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 16:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest mainline station is Great Bentley.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

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

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There is/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.

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.

  • 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.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on New Street.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

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

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The doors are single width.

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

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open automatically (towards you).

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) 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 ramp has handrails both sides.

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  • The desk is 11m (12yd 1in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).

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

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the 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.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a touch screen self service point located in the library.

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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.

  • Accessible software includes Zoomtext.

  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.

  • A large rollerball mouse is / are available.

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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.