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Tolworth Community Library

37-39 The Broadway, Tolworth, Surrey, KT6 7DJ

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Location

  • 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.

Opening Times

  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The library is closed on bank holidays and public holidays including Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Parking

  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic door is operated by push pad.
    • There are security barriers situated inside the entrance.

Reception

  • 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.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The library has a wheelchair accessible computer desk available.

Accessible Toilet

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • 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 View
    • 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.
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • 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 View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.

Additional Info

  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 desks in the I.T room that can be raised and lowered.