Images

Images

Magherafelt Library 04

The lobby

Magherafelt Library 03

Interior view

Magherafelt Library 02

Children's Library

Description

Description

The library is housed in a new extension to the historic Bridewell building which dates back to the 1600s and was used as the town courthouse in the 19th century.

The library is housed on the first floor of the building and is accessed by steps or a hoist. Internal finishes include a combination of oak and limestone flooring.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Medium sized town library

Size

400 m2

Floors

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Architect

W & M Given Architects

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Meeting rooms

External features

Nature of site

Internal features

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Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access between floors, Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

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Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Number of public computer terminals: 20

Seats/study places

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Stock

21,206