Images

Images

Port Talbot Aberafan Library 04

Main view of the interior

Port Talbot Aberafan Library 01

An exterior view

Description

Description

Situated on first floor of a shopping centre and with a glass frontage. Natural light from central atrium. Emphasis on accessibility with low level shelving.

Computing and internet facilities.

Fax, photocopier and reader printer.

Bilingual signage.

Exhibition area

Baby changing facilities

Strong audio-visual collections

Emphasis on childrens service.

Local history and archives section

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Medium sized town library

Size

900 m2

Floors

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Architect

Wigley Fox

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Equipment provision, Exhibition/display areas, Meeting rooms, Provision of special materials, Retail outlets, Services to particular groups, Specialist subject collections

External features

Nature of site, Shared site, Shared building

Internal features

Health and safety provision, Security, Staff accommodation/facilities

Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access to building, Access within building, Furniture height, Parking, Signage / guiding

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

Seats/study places

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Stock

30,000