Dunmow Library

White Hart Way, Great Dunmow, Essex CM6 1FS

0345 603 7628

Dunmow.Library@essex.gov.uk

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Guide Last Updated: 02/12/2016

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include library and 2 meeting rooms available to hire.

  • Related link Great Dunmow Registration Office.

  • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Stanstead Airport.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • The name of the car park is White Hart Car Park.

  • The car park is located outside the front of the library.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.

  • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 360cm x 490cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 1in).

  • On street Blue Badge parking is located opposite the library.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the library.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 132cm (4ft 4in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 136cm (4ft 6in).

  • There is a security barrier (width 110cm) beyond the second set of doors.

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  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

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  • The desk/counter is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

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

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • 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(s).

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a hearing loop fitted in meeting room 1, and a portable loop available for meeting room 2.

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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 not have computers with accessible software.

  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.

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  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) 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 approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located behind the reception desk, next to meeting room 1.

  • 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 locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 82cm (2ft 8in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 111cm x 206cm (3ft 8in x 6ft 9in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • Wall-mounted grab 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 is a mirror.

  • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

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

  • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the hand dryer is 101cm (3ft 4in).

  • There is not a toilet roll holder.

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin can 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 92cm (3ft).

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The shared toilets that were surveyed are located on the right hand side of the library as you enter.

  • The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the shared toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the unisex standard toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 95cm (3ft 1in).

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

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

  • This service can be requested.