Stratford Library

3 The Grove, Stratford, London E15 1EL

020 3373 0826

cn.stratfordwestham@newham.gov.uk

www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/ServiceChild/Stratford-Library.aspx

Guide Last Updated: 17/12/2016

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Access Guide

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.

  • This venue is situated in Stratford.

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Stratford International.

  • The nearest underground station is Stratford.

  • The nearest DLR station is Stratford.

  • Monday 09:30 - 20:00.

  • Tuesday 09:30 - 20:00.

  • Wednesday 09:30 - 20:00.

  • Thursday 09:30 - 20:00.

  • Friday 09:30 - 20:00.

  • Saturday 09:30 - 20:00.

  • Sunday 13:00 - 17:00.

  • 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 not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

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  • The desk is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height.

  • The desk does not have a lowered section.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is available only on request.

  • The type of system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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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 height adjustable table is / are available.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located next to the stairs.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.

  • The lift is 6m (6yd 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 105cm x 140cm (3ft 5in x 4ft 7in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

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  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.

  • 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 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the venue.

  • 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 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 190cm x 260cm (6ft 3in x 8ft 6in).

  • 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 left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 140cm (4ft 7in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is twist/turn.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • 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 50cm (1ft 8in).

  • 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 125cm (4ft 1in).

  • 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 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 bright.

  • 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the first floor.

  • The female and male toilets are approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the lift entrance.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located on the ground floor.

  • There are children's toilets located on the ground floor.

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  • 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 cannot be requested.

  • Home visits / services are available.