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Abbey Wood Library

Eynsham Drive, Abbey Wood, London, SE2 9PT

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Introduction

  • The library is due to relocate to new premises near Abbey Wood Station in 2016.

Opening Times

  • Monday 14:00 - 19:00.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 13:00.
  • Tuesday 14:00 - 17:30.
  • Wednesday Closed.
  • Thursday 14:00 - 19:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Friday 14:00 - 17:30.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Saturday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the pedestrian area to the right of the building from the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 93cm (3ft 1in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) by sliding.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • Comments View
    • The outer door is kept locked.
    • Visitors knock on the door for staff to release the automatic lock.
    • The entrance is visible from the reception desk.
    • There is a push pad to release the lock to exit.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

Reception

  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) 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 not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is 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 on tape or disc.
  • There is an ordering service.
  • The library does have computers with accessible software.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A large text keyboard, large rollerball mouse, and height adjustable chair is / are available.
  • Equipment available for people with a visual impairment includes magnifier sheets.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.