Description

Description

Refurbishment and adaptation of former Naval Drill Hall. Grade II listed and retains many features which had to be preserved. Built 1903. At 184 metres in length is thought to be the longest library in Europe.

Very large open plan space incorporating variety of facilities. High ceilings. Raised floors cover flood wiring.

Library, networked PCs, AV, training rooms and learning support.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

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Size

7016 m2

Floors

1

Architect

RMJM

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

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Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

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Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Public access terminals

Seats/study places

770

Stock

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