Description

Description

Allenton Library shares a building with Adult Learning Services and so has access to learning rooms. There is a large community library garden that has been hard landscaped with raised beds to enable access to all. Allenton Library is on one level with low level counter and automatic doors. There is a disabled toilet and baby changing facilities. The public art is featured in the library garden. There is a large mosaic showcasing Derby's industry and a mosaic bird bath.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Multi-purpose building

Size

112 m2

Floors

1

Architect

Internal

Building contractor

A&S Enterprises

The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Audiovisual/Multimedia areas, Baby changing facilities, Exhibition/display areas, Group study spaces, Open learning provision, Teaching rooms

External features

Art works, Shared building, Landscaping

Internal features

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Energy efficiency

Control mechanisms, Energy conservation, Heating, Lighting

Accessibility provision

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

Interior designer

Internal

Furniture suppliers

Demco Interiors

Services and facilities suppliers

Nordplan, Insight media (iCAM)

IT provision

Electronic information displays, Internet access, Number of public computer terminals: 6

Seats/study places

8

Stock

10,000