The building is designed to be fun and exciting for people of all ages to learn. It is a steel framed angular building with few straight lines externally. Timber clad, with coloured rendered, and zinc cladding to the roof, externally, with glazed curtain walling internally. The building is on three floors housing the library, offices and learning centre on ground and first floor. In addition Wednesfield Community Association has a Community Hall and Lounge on the ground and flrst floor, and the local Neighbourhood Team has office space on a third tower floor. The building will be fully accessible with two lifts, and disabled parking bays. It is located on a newly opened pedestrian piazza with fountains, performance and seating areas, linking the traditional Wednesfield village with the newly opened retail park.
Type of library
Ian P. Wood
G.F.Tomlinson Birmingham Ltd.
Features and services
Baby changing facilities, Equipment provision, Exhibition/display areas, Group study spaces, Hosting of other agencies, Meeting rooms, Open learning provision, Teaching rooms
Shared building, Building shape, Materials
Energy conservation, Water use
Access between floors, Access to building, Access within building, Critical distances, Furniture height, Parking
Services and facilities suppliers
General, Internet access, Laptop points, Public access terminals, RFID, WiFi