Cubitt Town Library

Strattondale Street, London E14 3HG

020 7987 3152

cubitttownlibrary@towerhamlets.gov.uk

www.towerhamlets.gov.uk

Guide Last Updated: 10/05/2017

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Access Guide

  • Monday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 20:00.

  • Friday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Limehouse.

  • The nearest underground station is Canary Wharf.

  • The nearest DLR station is Crossharbour.

  • 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 available.

  • Standard marked parking bays are located on Strattondale 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 building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).

  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.

  • The width of the door opening is 76cm (2ft 6in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 162cm (5ft 4in).

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  • 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.

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  • The desk/counter is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a portable 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.

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • There is seating with and without armrests located throughout the venue.

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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 JAWS and Zoomtext.

  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.

  • A large text keyboard and large rollerball mouse is / are available.

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  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right after you enter.

  • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right after you enter.

  • The female and male toilets are approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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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.