Description

Description

Built as part of a multi-million pound City Challenge redevelopment, the library is part of a total service which ranges from commercial superstore, through major swimming pool and fitness provision, housing office, community centre and health centre. Brick, stone and metal construction. Also houses the Music Collection in a purpose built store. Overall design ethos was for energy efficiency and ease of maintenance.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Medium sized town library

Size

700 m2

Floors

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Architect

Internal

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Group study spaces, Meeting rooms, Specialist subject collections

External features

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Internal features

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Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

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Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

Gresswell

Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Internet access

Seats/study places

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Stock

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