Images

Images

Bristol Central Lending Library 06

Enquiry desk

Bristol Central Lending Library 05

Refurbished original shelving

Bristol Central Lending Library 04

The internal ramp

Bristol Central Lending Library 03

Issue desk

Bristol Central Lending Library 02

A closer look at the interior

Bristol Central Lending Library 01

General view of the interior

Description

Description

The refurbished lending library in the original 1906 Grade I listed part of the building reopened in April 2004. It has full disabled access including a completely new layout with fully flexible low-level shelving, accessible counters and an improved lighting system. The Peoples Network provision in the building was enhanced by an extra eight terminals in the lending area.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Central/Main library/LRC

Size

3500 m2

Floors

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Architect

HBS

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Audiovisual/Multimedia areas

External features

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Internal features

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Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access within building, Assistive technology, Furniture height

Interior designer

Internal

Furniture suppliers

Point Eight

Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Internet access, Number of public computer terminals: 8

Seats/study places

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Stock

83,400