Wymondham library is a unique and distinctive contemporary building. It is conveniently situated next to a car park and on a busy thoroughfare into town and within easy access to public transport. An inviting and modern public open space has been created in front of the building with seating and a natural and welcoming route from the car park to the town centre.
Inside the building is spacious and light, a circulation area with self service facility leads to book-shop style displays, with study areas, children's library and teens area. A rotunda houses a calming area with coffee, council and local information, internet access and casual reading area. There are accessible toilets and baby change facility for library users.
Craftsmanship, Structural Engineering
Type of library
Medium sized town library
NPS South East Ltd.
Features and services
Baby changing facilities, Cafe/refreshment areas
Building shape, Materials
Design features, Structural
Energy conservation, Lighting, Ventilation
Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology, Critical distances, Equipment controls: location, Furniture height, Parking
Demco/Norfolk Library and Information Service
Daynes, Demco Interiors, ESPO, Millar West, Morleys of Bicester Ltd, Peters
Services and facilities suppliers
Intellident, Axiell (formerly DS)
General, Internet access, Public access terminals, Self service circulation, Number of public computer terminals: 11