Description

Description

This is a joint use building with the library on the ground, lower ground floor, with a mezzanine level. The building also has 21 affordable housing flats above.

The building includes a sedum roof.

Accessibility features include:

2 lifts to other floors

Low library counters

Height-adjustable tables for two computers

Accessible toilet

Awards

South West Region RICS award for Community Benefit.

The Building

The Building

Type of library

Multi-purpose building

Size

510 m2

Floors

2

Architect

Hawkins Brown

Building contractor

Glossbrooks

The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Audiovisual/Multimedia areas, Baby changing facilities, Hosting of other agencies, Services to particular groups, Services to particular groups

External features

Art works, Nature of site, Shared site, Materials

Internal features

Design features, Structural

Energy efficiency

Energy conservation, Heating, Materials used

Accessibility provision

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

Interior designer

Brewer Smith and Brewer

Furniture suppliers

Demco Interiors

Services and facilities suppliers

Intellident

IT provision

Internet access, Public access terminals, RFID, Number of public computer terminals: 12

Seats/study places

44

Stock

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