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Charlton Library

Charlton House, Charlton, London, SE7 8RE

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Opening Times

  • Monday 14:00 - 19:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 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

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The nearest designated bay is 40m (44yd) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 50m (55yd) 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is reserved space for 4 cars.
    • There are no marked bays.

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 doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 134cm (4ft 5in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open both ways.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 112cm (3ft 8in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face the entrance steps.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located to the right as you face the entrance ramp.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There is a 150 cm wide ramp without handrails between the sets of entrance doors.
    • The ramp bypasses the steps.

Outside Access (Library Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off the Charlton House lobby.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 112cm (3ft 8in) wide.

Level Change (Library Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located inside the entrance door.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 115cm (3ft 9in) wide.

Level Change (Accessible Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located bypassing the steps.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Reception

  • The desk is 3m (3yd 10in) from the accessible entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Customers can charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located inside the entrance doors.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).

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.

Accessible Toilet

  • Please see the Charlton House Detailed Access Guide for the nearest toilet facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Please see the Charlton House Detailed Access Guide for the nearest toilet facilities.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.
  • Children are welcomed at the venue.