Organisation Name
Knowle Library

Public Library with books, spoken word books on cassettes and CD, large print books, books in Urdu, Polish, films on DVD and music CDs.
Public access to the Internet, computers available for children (with safe sites), printer, scanner available.
Fax (within the UK) and photocopier available.
Newspapers taken: The Times, The Guardian, Daily Mirror, Bristol Evening Post, Daily Jang (Asian), The Voice (Afro-Caribbean).
Magazines: Venue, Good Food, House & Garden, Grazia, Glamour.

Reading Groups: Monday group meets first Monday of the month at 17:45-18:45.
Wednesday book group meets last Wednesday of the month at 14:00-15:00.
Baby bounce - rhyme time for babies Tuesdays & Fridays 11:00-11:30, term time only.
Story time, rhyme and craft session for pre-school age children - Fridays 14:15-14:45, term time only.
Coffee machine available.

Organisation Type
Statutory Service
This organisation provides support around
Emotional Support Living, Learning, Working
Is there a cost for these services?
Cost information

Hire charges for audio-visual items, printing, overdue books.
Photocopier charges: 10p per A4 and 10p per A3 sheet.
Fax: £1.20 1st sheet, 60p additional A4 sheets.
Printer charges: 10p per A4 copy, 30p for colour.

How can people access this service?
Business Hours
MondayFrom 09:30To 19:00
TuesdayFrom 09:30To 17:00
ThursdayFrom 09:30To 17:00
FridayFrom 09:30To 19:00
SaturdayFrom 09:30To 17:00

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
1st Floor
Address 2
Broadwalk Shopping Centre
Address 3
Wells Road, Knowle
Bristol City Council

Venue Address Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Elaine Pople/Julie Crafer
Job title / Position
Library Supervisors

Venue Contact Methods



Helpline Details

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General Accessibility

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Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
70 - 200 metres
Bus numbers?
Services 36, 51, 53A, 53C, 511, 558 and 559 stop outside Broadwalk Shopping Centre on Broad Walk, and the 54 stops on the Wells Road.
Is there a rail station nearby?
Approx. distance?
1 mile - Bristol Temple Meads
Is there a car park nearby?
Approx. distance?
10 metres - Use Broadwalk multi-storey car park
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?
If so, how many spaces?

External Access

Do the premises feature non-revolving automatic external doors?
Are external doors 900mm or more wide with flat thresholds?
Are external doors non sprung?
On external doors are the handles a contrasting colour and tone to the door?
Is there a ramp?

Internal Access

Do the premises feature non-revolving automatic internal doors?
On internal doors are the handles a contrasting colour and tone to the door?
Is there a ramp?
Is there an induction loop / induction coupling at the premises?
If so, does it have wheelchair access?
If so, does it have an induction loop?
Does the toilet have a minimum size of 2200mm × 1500mm
Does the toilet have a minimum door size of 1000mm
Does the toilet have grab rails - 2x horizontal?
Does the toilet have grab rails - 2x vertical?
Does the toilet have grab rails - 1x drop-down?
Is the height of the reception desk at the premises between 750mm and 850mm?


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