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Stockwood Library

Stockwood Road, Stockwood, Bristol, BS14 8PL

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Temple Meads.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Hours

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the rear of the library.
    • 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 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 363cm x 600cm (11ft 11in x 19ft 8in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 43m (47yd 1in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 43m (47yd 1in) 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The car park is for staff only, but Blue Badge holders are allowed to use it.
    • There is a free public car park on Harden Road.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The door opening is 116cm (3ft 10in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically.
    • The door opening is 139cm (4ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • 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 ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Reception

  • The desk is 11m (12yd 1in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).
  • 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.

Library

  • 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.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A large text keyboard and height adjustable chair is / are available.
  • Other computer auxiliary aids include SupaNova.
  • Comments View
    • A small selection of children's dyslexia friendly books are available
    • Stockwood Library has an extended access Scheme which is self service, this is a self service scheme when library is unstaffed.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • 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 can be requested.
  • Home visits / services are available.