Site in town centre, djoining a car park, Grade 2 building and landscaped conservation area. It is adjacent to the council's Information and Tourist Centre, and the Crown Court, helping to establish a civic core.
Distinctive recessed entrance area. Ornamental gates (in shape of a book) and striking exterior guiding. Ground floor development with lighting that is flicker free and mimics daylight and customised end panels to shelving.
Houses Whitfield Collection and local studies collection.
Type of library
Medium sized town library
Lindholt Springett / Aire Design
Features and services
Provision of special materials, Services to particular groups, Specialist subject collections
Art works, Nature of site, Landscaping
Design features, Health and safety provision, Staff accommodation/facilities, Structural
Access to building, Access within building, Critical distances, Furniture height, Parking, Signage / guiding
Services and facilities suppliers
General, Number of public computer terminals: 12