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St. Augustine's Library

St. Augustine's Church, Otley Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD3 0DF

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Bradford Forster Square.

Opening Times

  • Monday 14:00 - 19:00.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 12:30.
  • Wednesday Closed.
  • Thursday 14:00 - 19:00.
  • Friday Closed.
  • Saturday 09:30 - 12:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Otley Road)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open both ways.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open both ways.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Otley Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located off St. Augustine's Terrace.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 11 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • Comments
    • The ramp is used to overcome the steps.

Reception

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The accessible toilet is 15m (16yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located next to the internal library entrance.
  • 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 160cm x 220cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not 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.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 55cm (1ft 10in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 85cm (2ft 9in) high.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are not available.
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Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not 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 generally on duty.
  • Comments
    • The photo shows the ramp used to overcome the steps in front of the entrance.