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Potton Library

Clock House, Potton, Bedfordshire, SG19 2NP

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the village.
  • This venue is situated in Potton.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Sandy.

Opening Times

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Wednesday 14:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Friday 14:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

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 Market Square Pay and Display Car Park.
    • The car park is located on Market Square.
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 300cm x 480cm (9ft 10in x 15ft 9in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located outside the building.
  • Standard On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 240cm x 480cm (7ft 10in x 15ft 9in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located outside the building.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door opening is 76cm (2ft) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a third set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

Reception (Self Service Point)

  • The reception desk is 3m (3yd 11in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The shelf at the self service point is 79cm from the ground.
    • The screen at the self service point is between 110 - 140cm from the ground.
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Reception (Help Desk)

  • The desk is 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk 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 portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • 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.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A large text keyboard and large rollerball mouse is / are available.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are standard toilets.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

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.