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Havering Campus - Library

Gubbins Lane, Romford, Essex, RM3 0BE

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Introduction

  • The library is located on the ground floor at the rear of the main building.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 19:30.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 19:30.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 19:30.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 19:30.
  • Friday 08:30 - 19:30.
  • Saturday 09:30 - 16:30.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • The library is staffed from 08:30 to 16:50, and self-issue till close on weekdays.
    • On Saturdays, the library is staffed all day, except during August, where it is self-issue all day.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Romford.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Harold Wood.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Hornchurch.

Parking (Staff)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 340cm x 450cm (11ft 2in x 14ft 9in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The designated parking bay has a block paved surface.
    • The car park is barrier controlled.

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 intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • A keycard is required to access this entrance.
    • There is a security desk located within this entrance.

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 easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Library Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the main building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There are security barriers within this entrance restricting the width to 84cm.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 2m (2yd 7in) from the library entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Library

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.
  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in large print.
  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in audio format.
  • There is an ordering service.
  • It takes approximately 7 days to process an order.
  • The library does have computers with accessible software.
  • Auxiliary aids are not available for computer users.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest adapted toilet is located opposite Lecture Hall 1 in the main corridor.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff do not receive Deaf Awareness 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 can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.