Bungay Library

Wharton Street, Bungay, Suffolk NR35 1EL

01986 892 748

bungay.library@suffolklibraries.co.uk

www.suffolklibraries.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 01/08/2017

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Access Guide

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.

  • This venue is situated in Bungay.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Beccles.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • The name of the car park is Wharton Street.

  • The car park is located off Wharton Street.

  • 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 building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

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

  • 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 easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The desk/counter is 5m (5yd 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 does not have 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 at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.

  • There is level access to the service.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • 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 (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are a meeting area.

  • 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 on tape or disc.

  • There is an ordering service.

  • It takes approximately 3-7 days to process an order.

  • The library does have computers with accessible software.

  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.

  • A large text keyboard is / are available.

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • Standard toilets are not available.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

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

  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.

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