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Cherry Hinton Library

High Street, Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire, CB1 9HZ

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Access Guide

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Opening Times

  • Monday 15:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday Closed.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 14:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Colville Road.
    • The car park is located in Colville Road.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 180cm x 600cm (5ft 11in x 19ft 8in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located in Cherry Hinton High Street.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The car park in Colville Road has a height restriction barrier that is 210cm high.

COVID-19 Information

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • 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 double.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • 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 easy.
  • 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.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is not level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Level Change (Reception and Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

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.
  • The library does have computers with accessible software.
  • Accessible software includes Zoomtext.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A large text keyboard and height adjustable chair is / are available.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents are available 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 can be requested.
  • Home visits / services are available.