Size of the refurbished/extension areas ground and first
floors including new stairs, but excluding toilet lobbies on floors 2 & 3 is 3,286 sqm. Phase one refurbishment budget - GBP 6m.
computers and seating are for the ground & 1st floors.
1. The WC contain a PIR sensor controlling the ventilation, providing an overrun of 25mins. When not in use, the vent in the WCs run down to a trickle; yet once activated by the PIR upon entry, the vent will ramp up to the level required.
2. Main glazed entrance lobby contain trench heating to the periphery within the floor, main floor area of the lobby has underfloor heating.
3. Intelligent daylight saving are automatically controlled per individual light, detecting the level of natural daylight within that vicinity. If the level of natural daylight is sufficient, the lights dim accordingly, to the point of switching off.
4. Lighting in general is sensored to movement, however, staff areas remain on in banks in the event that individuals are working late - hence will not be subjected to surrounding darkness.
Type of library
BAM Construct UK Ltd
Features and services
Cafe/refreshment areas, Exhibition/display areas, Group study spaces, Meeting rooms, Public address system, Services to particular groups
Design features, Security, Staff accommodation/facilities, Structural
Control mechanisms, Lighting, Water use
Access between floors, Assistive technology, Emergency features, Equipment controls: location, Furniture height, Signage / guiding
Broadstock Office Supplies, Godfrey Syrett (Peal Furniture)
Services and facilities suppliers
KYOCERA MITA (UK) Limited, Gunnebo UK, DLine Signage, 3M
Electronic information displays, RFID, Self service circulation, WiFi, Number of public computer terminals: 59