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Holland-on-Sea Library

Public Hall, Frinton Road, Holland-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 5UR

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Access Guide

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • Monday 13:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday Closed.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Thursday 13:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday Closed.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

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

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 side 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 are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 250cm x 380cm (8ft 2in x 12ft 6in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 12m (13yd) 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 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.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is not 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 single width.
    • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically.
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door opening is 77cm (2ft 6in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located between the car park and the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • 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 100cm (3ft 3in).

Shared Section (Rear Ent)

Shared Section (Rear Ent NLA)

Reception

  • The reception desk is 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • 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 on tape or disc.
  • There is an ordering service.
  • The library does have computers with accessible software.
  • Accessible software includes Zoomtext.
  • Auxiliary aids are not available for computer users.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Comments View
    • An audio version of the library welcome guide is available on request.