Idea Store Canary Wharf 10

Interior showing lab

Idea Store Canary Wharf 09

Adult Lending

Idea Store Canary Wharf 08

Seating Area in Foyer

Idea Store Canary Wharf 05

Interior showing connecting pathway

Idea Store Canary Wharf 04

Interior showing adult's Surfing Space

Idea Store Canary Wharf 03

Interior showing guiding

Idea Store Canary Wharf 06

Exterior of Idea Store Canary Wharf



Conversion and refurbishment of a car park within new Churchill Mall. The borough's 4th Idea Store, the facilities include state-of-the-art learning spaces and classrooms, quick access internet terminals, baby changing room and wheelchair accessible toilets.



The Building

The Building

Type of library

Small community library


960 m2




Dearle & Henderson

Building contractor


The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Audiovisual/Multimedia areas, Baby changing facilities, Equipment provision, Group study spaces, Hosting of other agencies, Open learning provision, Public address system

External features

Art works, Shared site, Shared building, Materials

Internal features

Design features, Security, Structural

Energy efficiency


Accessibility provision

Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology, Emergency features, Equipment controls: location, Furniture height, Parking, Signage / guiding

Interior designer

Dearle & Henderson

Furniture suppliers

Furniture File

Services and facilities suppliers


IT provision

Electronic information displays, Internet access, Laptop points, Public access terminals, RFID, WiFi, Number of public computer terminals: 39

Seats/study places