- The information in this section was taken in December 2020.
- This branch currently remains closed due to Covid-19 restrictions.
- Monday Closed.
- Tuesday 09:30 - 19:00.
- Wednesday 09:30 - 18:00.
- Thursday 09:30 - 18:00.
- Friday 09:30 - 19:00.
- Saturday 09:30 - 17:00.
- Sunday Closed.
- The library is closed on bank holidays and public holidays including Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
- The venue does not have its own car park.
Outside Access (The Broadway)
- There is level access into the venue.
- The main doors open automatically.
- The doors are single width.
- The door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in) wide.
- The automatic door is operated by push pad.
- There are security barriers situated inside the entrance.
- The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
- This venue is situated in Tolworth.
- The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
- The nearest mainline station is Tolworth.
- The reception desk is 6m (19ft 8in) from the front entrance.
- There is level access to reception from the entrance.
- The reception desk is low height.
- Lighting levels are bright.
- There is a hearing assistance system.
- The type of system is a fixed loop.
- Staff are trained to use system.
- The library also has a portable loop.
- There is level access to the service.
- There is not a hearing assistance system.
- Lighting levels are bright.
- 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 has a wheelchair accessible computer desk available.
- There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
Location and Access
- The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
- This accessible toilet is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
- This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the library.
Features and Dimensions
- This is a unisex toilet.
- A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
- The door opens outwards.
- The door is locked by a twist lock.
- The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 136cm x 193cm (4ft 6in x 6ft 4in).
- There is a lateral transfer space.
- As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
- The lateral transfer space is 60cm (1ft 12in).
- The tap type is lever.
- Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
- There is a coat hook.
Position of Fixtures
- Wall mounted rails are available.
- As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
- The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 40cm (1ft 4in).
- There is a hand dryer.
- The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
- The height of the hand dryer is 106cm (3ft 6in).
- There is a toilet roll holder.
- The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
- There is a wash basin.
- The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
Colour Contrast and Lighting
- The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
- Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
- Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
- Documents are not available in Braille.
- Documents are not available in large print.
- A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
- There are 2 desks in the I.T room that can be raised and lowered.