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Mobile Library

18 Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 2AQ

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Introduction

  • All mobile library vehicles are identical to the one described.
  • A seat may be available in some of the vehicles.
  • The opening times vary according to area.

Location

  • For the mobile library timetable please telephone 0845 603 7628.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the nearside of the bus.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading onto the bus.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is 1m (3ft 3in) from main entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 82cm x 128cm (2ft 8in x 4ft 2in).
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

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 not have computers with accessible software.
  • Auxiliary aids are not available for computer users.

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.