Hayling Island Library and Learning Centre

Elm Grove, Hayling Island, Hampshire PO11 9EE

0300 555 1387

clsohay@hants.gov.uk

www.hants.gov.uk/library

Guide Last Updated: 01/03/2018

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Access Guide

  • Monday 09:00 - 19:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday Closed.

  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 13:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Havant.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located at the rear 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 is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 450cm x 600cm (14ft 9in x 19ft 8in).

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 24m (26yd 9in) from the main 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 slopes/ramps.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

  • 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 at the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).

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

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

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the left going up.

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  • The desk/counter is 12m (13yd 4in) 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 medium.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • There is a touch screen.

  • The touch screen is at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • 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 Zoomtext.

  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.

  • A large text keyboard and height adjustable chair is / are available.

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  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

  • 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 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you face reception.

  • 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 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 230cm x 230cm (7ft 7in x 7ft 7in).

  • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 an emergency alarm.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are female sanitary, general domestic waste and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • 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 47cm (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 108cm (3ft 7in).

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the towel dispenser is 106cm (3ft 6in).

  • 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 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 poor.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.

  • 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 medium.

  • 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 83cm (2ft 9in).

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  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

  • 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 can be requested.

  • Home visits / services are available.