A modern, attractive and welcoming building that relates well to the form of the existing 1960s building. Refurbished 1960s building on town centre site with adjacent green space now includes an IT Learning Centre. Joint project with South Nottingham College and building shared with other agencies e.g Job Centre.

Accessibility features include automatic doors, ramps., low level counters.

Flexible layout and shelving; areas defined by partitions and furniture

Meeting room

Display facilities

Grills and shuttering on windows; security smoke screen



The Building

The Building

Type of library

Small community library


500 m2




Franklin Ellis Architects

Building contractor


The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Equipment provision, Exhibition/display areas, Group study spaces, Hosting of other agencies, Meeting rooms, Open learning provision, Services to particular groups, Services to particular groups

External features

Shared site, Shared building, Landscaping

Internal features

Health and safety provision, Security, Staff accommodation/facilities

Energy efficiency


Accessibility provision

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

Interior designer


Furniture suppliers


Services and facilities suppliers


IT provision

General, Internet access, Number of public computer terminals: 10

Seats/study places