Toxteth Community Library
Windsor Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L8 1XF
0151 233 3069
Guide Last Updated: 22/05/2017
Monday 10:00 - 18:00.
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00.
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00.
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.
The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
This venue is situated in Toxteth.
The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
The nearest mainline station is Liverpool Lime Street.
The venue does not have its own car park.
This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
There is not level access into the venue.
The main doors open away from you (push).
The doors are double width.
The doors are permanently held open.
The door opening is 208cm (6ft 10in) wide.
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 moderate.
The ramp or slope is permanent.
There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
The reception desk is 7m (22ft 12in) from the main entrance.
There is level access to reception from the entrance.
The reception desk is low height.
Lighting levels are medium.
There is a hearing assistance system.
The hearing system is not available only on request.
The type of system is a fixed loop.
Staff are trained to use system.
There is level access to the service.
There is not a hearing assistance system.
This venue does not play background music.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
Lighting levels are 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 in audio format.
There is an ordering service.
The library does have computers with accessible software.
Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
A large text keyboard and height adjustable table is / are available.
Other computer auxiliary aids include text-to-speech.
Equipment available for people with a visual impairment includes screen magnification.
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located in the main reception foyer.
The lift is a standard lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-1.
The lift is 10m (32ft 10in) from main entrance.
Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
The clear door width is 79cm (2ft 7in).
The dimensions of the lift are 107cm x 137cm (3ft 6in x 4ft 6in).
There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
The lift does have an audible announcer.
The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
The lift controls do have tactile markings.
The lighting level in the lift is low.
There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
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 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
This accessible toilet is located in the children's area.
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 twist lock.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
The door is heavy.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 135cm x 375cm (4ft 5in x 12ft 4in).
There is a lateral transfer space.
As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
The lateral transfer space is 75cm (2ft 6in).
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.
The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.
The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
There is not a mirror.
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 103cm (3ft 5in).
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 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 fair.
The lighting levels are medium.
Baby Change Facilities
Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
The baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.
The height of the baby change table once extended is 83cm (2ft 8in).
Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.
Additional facilities are located on the lower ground and first floor.