South Norwood Library
Lawrence Road, South Norwood SE25 5AA
020 3700 1021
Guide Last Updated: 01/08/2017
Monday 09:00 - 18:00.
Wednesday 09:30 - 18:00.
Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.
There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
The nearest National Rail station is Norwood Junction.
There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
The venue does not have its own car park.
On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 190cm x 570cm (6ft 3in x 18ft 8in).
On street Blue Badge parking is located on Whitworth Road.
Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 190cm x 490cm (6ft 3in x 16ft 1in).
Standard marked parking bays are located on Whitworth Road and Lawrence Road.
There is not a designated drop off point.
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.
The door(s) is / are double.
The width of the door opening is 125cm (4ft 1in).
There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
The ramp/slope is moderate.
The ramp/slope is permanent.
There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
The ramp does have handrails.
The handrails are on both sides.
The desk/counter is 4m (4yd 1ft) 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 fixed loop.
Staff are trained to use the system.
There is a touch screen.
The touch screen is not at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.
There is level access to the service(s).
This venue does not play background music.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
The lighting levels are varied.
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 not have computers with accessible software.
Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
A large text keyboard and large rollerball mouse is / are available.
Equipment available for people with a visual impairment includes a magnifier.
The floors which are accessible by stairs are 0, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
There are 9 steps between floors.
The steps are clearly marked.
The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
The steps do have handrails.
The steps have a handrail on both sides.
There is not a landing.
The lighting levels are medium.
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located to the right as you enter.
The lift is a standard lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are 0, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
The lift is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
The dimensions of the lift are 80cm x 120cm (2ft 7in x 3ft 11in).
There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
The lift does not have an audible announcer.
The controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
The lift controls are within 145cm.
The lift does have Braille markings.
The lift does have tactile markings.
The lighting level in the lift is medium.
The shared toilets that were surveyed are located at the rear of level 1.
The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
Inside the venue, there is level access to the shared toilet(s).
Lighting levels are medium.
Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
Baby change facilities are located in the standard shared toilet.
The height of the baby change table once extended is 88cm (2ft 11in).
Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.
This is by lift.
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.
A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
Home visits / services are available.