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Buckhurst Hill Library

165 Queen's Road, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, IG9 5AZ

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Opening Times

  • Monday 09:30 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday Closed.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • Opening times for Mondays and Wednesdays are self service only.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 680cm x 190cm (22ft 4in x 6ft 3in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located on Queen's Road.
  • Standard On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 680cm x 190cm (22ft 4in x 6ft 3in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Queen's Road.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is a pay and display car park at the top of Queen's Road with two designated parking bays.

Outside Access (Queen's Road - Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.

Reception

  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is not available only on request.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • 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 in audio format.
  • There is an ordering service.
  • The library does have computers with accessible software.
  • Accessible software includes JAWS and Zoomtext.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A height adjustable chair is / are available.

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.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.