109 High Street, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 1DQ
03005 551 387
Guide Last Updated: 29/08/2014
Services / facilities within the building include a Learning Centre, 3 Training Rooms and the Military Library.
Monday 09:00 - 19:00.
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00.
Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.
The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
This venue is situated in Aldershot.
The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
The nearest mainline station is Aldershot.
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 The Galleries Car Park.
The car park is located on the High Street in front of the venue.
On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 200cm x 400cm (6ft 7in x 13ft 1in).
On street Blue Badge parking is located on the High Street in front of the venue.
Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
Standard marked parking bays are located on the High Street in front of the venue.
There is not a designated drop off point.
This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue on the High Street.
There is level access into the venue.
The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
The main doors open automatically.
The doors are double width.
The door opening is 122cm (4ft 0in) wide.
The reception desk is 2m (6ft 7in) from the main entrance.
There is level access to reception from the entrance.
The reception desk is high height.
The desk has a lowered section.
Lighting levels are bright.
There is a hearing assistance system.
The type of system is a fixed loop.
Staff are trained to use system.
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located on the left along the library.
The lift is a platform lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
The lift is 18m (20yd) from main entrance.
Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
The clear door width is 98cm (3ft 3in).
The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 146cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 9in).
There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
The lift does not have an audible announcer.
The lift controls do have Braille markings.
The lift controls do have tactile markings.
The lighting level in the lift is medium.
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 on tape or disc.
There is an ordering service.
It takes approximately 1-14 days to process an order.
The library does have computers with accessible software.
Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
A large text keyboard, large rollerball mouse and height adjustable table is / are available.
Other computer auxiliary aids include Supernova.
Equipment available for people with a visual impairment includes magnifying machine.
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.
The accessible toilet is located on the first floor.
There is level access to the 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 twist lock.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).
The door is heavy.
Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 290cm (6ft 7in x 9ft 6in).
There is a lateral transfer space.
As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
The lateral transfer space is 126cm (4ft 2in).
There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
There is a flush on the transfer side.
The tap type is lever.
There is a mixer tap.
There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
Disposal facilities are 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 both sides.
There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
There are not mirrors in the accessible toilet.
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 hand dryer is 125cm (4ft 1in) high.
There is not a towel dispenser.
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 sink.
The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
The sink is 75cm (2ft 6in) high.
The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
Lighting levels are bright.