Toxteth Community Library

Windsor Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L8 1XF

0151 233 3069

toxteth.library@liverpool.gov.uk

liverpool.gov.uk/libraries/find-a-library/toxteth-library

Guide Last Updated: 22/05/2017

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Access Guide

  • Monday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday Closed.

  • Friday Closed.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • 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.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.

  • On street Blue Badge parking is located in Windsor Street.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.

  • Standard marked parking bays are located in Windsor Street.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • 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 second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 125cm (4ft 1in) wide.

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  • 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 permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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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.

  • 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.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-LG.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is not a landing.

  • The lighting level is medium.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located in the children's area.

  • The female and male toilets are 13m (14yd) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

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

  • This service can be requested.