Description

Description

Forest Hill Library is a beautifully restored Grade 2 listed, Carnegie era library which ajoins a municipal swimming baths. Restored inside and out and developed to allow full access, it is now a light, bright space with flat-screen information screens, self-issue terminals, a beautiful children's library and space for young people to relax and study.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Medium sized town library

Size

202 m2

Floors

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Architect

Kern Management

Building contractor

GPS Projects Ltd

The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Audiovisual/Multimedia areas, Cafe/refreshment areas, Group study spaces, Provision of special materials, Services to particular groups

External features

Building shape, Materials, Landscaping

Internal features

Design features, Structural

Energy efficiency

Ventilation

Accessibility provision

Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology, Critical distances, Emergency features, Furniture height

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

Cafe Direct, Community Playthings, Decorfix Ltd, FG Library Products, Morleys of Bicester Ltd, Opening the Book, Peters

Services and facilities suppliers

K Loop, D-Tech International

IT provision

Electronic information displays, General, Internet access, Public access terminals, RFID, Self service circulation, WiFi, Number of public computer terminals: 18

Seats/study places

30

Stock

26,732