Ardler Community Library

Ardler Complex, Turnberry Avenue, Dundee DD2 3TP

01382 436 366

ardler.library@leisureandculturedundee.com

www.leisureandculturedundee.com/ardler-community-library

Guide Last Updated: 03/05/2018

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include The Ardler Complex.

  • Monday 09:00 - 13:00.

  • Monday 14:00 - 19:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 13:00.

  • Tuesday 14:00 - 17:30.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 13:00.

  • Wednesday 14:00 - 17:30.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 13:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 13:00.

  • Friday 14:00 - 17:30.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 13:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Dundee.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located in East Scotscraig Lane.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 330cm x 460cm (10ft 10in x 15ft 1in).

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 59m (64yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 64m (69yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • 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.

  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • 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) automatically.

  • The door(s) is / are single (with a locked extension leaf).

  • The width of the door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) automatically.

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).

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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.

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  • This information is for the entrance located within the Ardler Complex.

  • There is level access to the entrance.

  • The doors opens automatically.

  • The door is single with a locked extension leaf.

  • The width of the door opening is 136cm (4ft 6in).

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  • The desk/counter is 1m (3ft 3in) from the library entrance.

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

  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).

  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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

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  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

  • 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 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter the Ardler Complex reception area.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 154cm x 214cm (5ft 1in x 7ft).

  • There is not 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 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • 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 not an emergency alarm.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are female sanitary and open waste paper bin disposal units.

  • 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 not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the towel dispenser is 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • 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 can 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 good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.

  • The nearest standard toilets are in the Ardler Complex. Please see The Ardler Complex guide for standard details.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • 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.

  • There is a delivery service through Dundee Central Library called "At Home".

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