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Idea Store - Chrisp Street

 1 Vesey Path, East India Dock Road, London, E14 6BT

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Tel: 0207 364 4332
Email: info@ideastore.co.uk
Web: www.ideastore.co.uk
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Information symbol  What is here
This is a library service for all ages with free internet access.
It also has all sorts of adult education classes and different events through the year.

There are vending machines for drinks and snacks.

If you want to join you need to bring your ID and fill in a form. The staff can support you if you want.
You can also apply for a leisure pass here.
Times logo  Opening hours
Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Monday  9:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday  9:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday  9:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday  9:00am - 9:00pm
Friday  9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday  9:00am - 5:00pm
The staff will tell you when they are closing.

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 Cost or concessions
It is free to borrow books, but you have to pay to borrow DVDs.
You can borrow as many as 12 things from the Idea Store.

If you are under 16 years old or over 60 years old you can borrow CDs for free.

Some of the adult education classes are free. Other classes cost 5.00 (this is a concession price).
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 Getting there
Idea Store Chrisp Street is on Vesey Path, at Chrisp Street market.
Click here to see a map from Streetmap.
Parking logo  Parking
They do not have parking spaces.
Bus logo  Bus/Mobility Bus
D8, D6, 115, 15 and N15.
Underground logo  Tube
(Jubilee Line) Canary Wharf underground station.
At Canary Wharf station you should change onto the DLR and get off at All Saints station.
Canary Wharf underground station is accessible for wheelchair users.
The station has an accessible toilet.
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All Saints station is about 250 metres from the Idea Store in Chrisp Street.
All Saints station is accessible for wheelchair users.
DLR logo  British Rail
Limehouse is the nearest mainline station.
At Limehouse station you should change onto the DLR and get off at All Saints station.
Wheelchair access logo  Access from outside
There are automatic doors from pavement level.
The entrance doorway is 940mm wide.
Internal access logo  Getting around inside
The minimum door width is 865mm.

There is an accessible service area. The height of the counter is 895mm.
There are 2 different kinds of shelves.
Some top shelves are 150mm high, others are 1410mm high.
There are tables and chairs, some chairs have firm sides.
The Chrisp Street Idea Store has 2 floors.

 Lifts There are 2 lifts to the other floors. The lift doors are 900mm wide.
There is enough room for a person using a wheelchair to move around inside.
The buttons are tactile and not too high. There is a mirror for reversing.

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Wheelchair facilities logo  Accessible toilets
There is a fully accessible toilet in a unisex area. It is not locked.
The sliding doorway is 890mm wide BUT to get to the toilet you need to go through a door that is 865mm wide.
Support logo  Support
The trained staff are happy to help.
Ask for Jahangir if you have any questions about access.
Registered assistance dogs are welcome.

There is a Braille printer at the Idea Store Bow. Call to find out more on 0207 364 4332.
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