Image

Image

Exterior view, taken from the library leaflet

Description

Description

Distinctive glass wall frontage revealing full range of library services. Library conceived as an informal lifelong learning centre. Part of larger PFI development of school etc. Includes Drop-in Study Centre and Adult Training and Advice Service. Ceiling at 2 levels.

Induction loop, minicom; flashing light fire alarms. Floor carpeting tracing main routes for visually impaired users.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Medium sized town library

Size

750 m2

Floors

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Architect

Gary Wright

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Equipment provision, Group study spaces, Hosting of other agencies, Open learning provision

External features

Materials

Internal features

Health and safety provision, Security, Staff accommodation/facilities, Structural

Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology, Emergency features

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

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Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

General, Internet access, Number of public computer terminals: 10

Seats/study places

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Stock

15,000