Waltham Abbey Library

37 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 1EL

0345 603 7628

WalthamAbbey.Library@essex.gov.uk

libraries.essex.gov.uk

Guide Last Updated: 14/12/2016

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Access Guide

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:30.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:30.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30.

  • Thursday Closed.

  • Friday 09:00 - 17:30.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Theobalds Grove.

  • 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 Quaker Lane.

  • The car park is located on Quaker Lane.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • There are 4 designated parking bays in the car park. The bays are 370cm x 540cm.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

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

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 155cm (5ft 1in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 124cm (4ft 1in) wide.

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  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) 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.

  • Motorised scooters are 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.

  • Accessible software includes JAWS and Zoomtext.

  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.

  • A height adjustable chair is / are available.

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  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • Standard toilets are not available.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is normally on duty.

  • Staff are trained to BSL level 1.

  • The photograph shows the children's area.

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