Selsdon Library

Selsdon Community Centre, Addington Road, Selsdon CR2 8LA

02037 001 017

croydon.selsdonlibrary@carillionservices.co.uk

www.croydonlibraries.com/find-your-library/selsdon-library

Guide Last Updated: 11/10/2016

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Access Guide

  • You can now borrow books by using the Croydon digital library even when your local library is closed.

  • You can browse the digital library without being a member, but if you wish to download an item you will need to join your local library.

  • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday Closed.

  • Thursday 09:30 - 18:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 19:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Sanderstead.

  • 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 multi storey.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 320cm x 420cm (10ft 6in x 13ft 9in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the travelator.

  • The furthest designated bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the travelator.

  • 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.

  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.

  • The maximum height is 220cm (7ft 3in).

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The car park is situated underneath the building and is shared with Sainsbury's.

  • Access to the library from the car park is via a travelator.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) wide.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located to the right as you face 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 ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is / are 9 step(s) to the area / service.

  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear left as you enter from Addington Road Entrance.

  • There is level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 175cm (5ft 9in) wide.

  • The barriers here are 85cm wide.

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  • The desk is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the library entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • 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 not available for computer users.

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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 tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 28m (30yd 1ft) from the library entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located at the rear left of the library.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from a member of staff.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

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

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 240cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 10in).

  • 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • 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 not fully functional.

  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is 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 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 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The height of the wash basin is 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • 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 fair.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.