Images

Images

Hungerford Library 02

The exterior

Hungerford Library 01

Artwork created by local schools for the library

Description

Description

A rebuild of a library which is too small for its community. The new library incorporates seperately accessed new public toilets which were previously sited next to the library.

The new building also houses West Berkshire Council's cash office, registrar and Council Information Point. The town council are renting a room in the building as their public office.

The building incorporates a unique artwork designed and created by students from both the local schools who worked on the project jointly.

The garden area to the rear and side of the library will be landscaped by a local comunity group and accessible to all library users.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Medium sized town library

Size

260 m2

Floors

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Architect

Edgington Spink Hyne

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Hosting of other agencies

External features

Shared building

Internal features

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Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access to building

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

Demco Interiors

Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Number of public computer terminals: 6

Seats/study places

20

Stock

10,000