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Meeting Room:Meetings & Events @ National Library of Wales at National Library of Wales

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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Meetings/Business Events Venue, free entry

The Council Chamber

The Council Chamber

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Details

The National Library of Wales - A spectacular venue in one of Wales' most iconic buildings that stands proudly above the the coastal town of Aberystwyth, Mid Wales.

The National Library of Wales is one of the great libraries of the world. Built in the early part of the 20th century the Library
offers splendid views overlooking the town, the castle and Cardigan Bay. The glorious building offers a spectacular backdrop to for your business event, exhibition or meeting.

The National Library of Wales offers a wide range of services to suit your conference and meeting requirements and you can hire technical equipment from the Library for the following rooms:

The Drwm -Multi-media auditorium
-Room for 98 to sit
-Price includes technical resources
-Located on the ground floor (Level -1)
-The Drwm meets accessibility requirements
-It is possible to order a buffet or tea and coffee in the atrium outside the Drwm.

The Council Chamber - A prestigious room for meetings and conferences
-Room for up to 60 people to sit
-2 lifts nearby convenient for users with mobility difficulties and for moving material to your conference
-It is possible to order a buffet or tea and coffee.
-To view a 360º tour of the Council Chamber please see our website

The President’s Room - Appropriate room for meetings
-Room for 12 to sit
-2 lifts nearby convenient for users with mobility difficulties and for moving material to your conference
-It is possible to order a buffet or tea and coffee.
For a view a 360º tour of the President's Room please see our website

John Herbert Lewis room - An attractive room for smaller meetings
Room for up to 15 seated boardroom style
2 nearby lifts, facilitating access and transport of goods
Food and drink to be served in the room can be ordered in advance.

Beatrice Davies room - An attractive room for smaller meetings
Room for up to 8 seated boardroom style
2 nearby lifts, facilitating access and transport of goods
Food and drink to be served in the room can be ordered in advance.

Gruffydd John Williams room - An attractive room for smaller meetings
Room for up to 8 seated boardroom style
2 nearby lifts, facilitating access and transport of goods
Food and drink to be served in the room can be ordered in advance. Please see our catering page

Venue Type: Meetings, Exhibitions and Conference

Delegates: 98

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

The 03 Bus service runs every 30 mins during term time and every hour non-term time starting at the town's bus station and travelling up Penglais Hill to the Library. Car parking charges redeemable at the Library shop and in the Pendinas Restaurant.

Prices

Free entry

Address

Rhiw Penglais,
Aberystwyth,
Ceredigion,
SY23 3BU

Location

Directions

Plan route to National Library of Wales using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 594816  Lat: 52.41427 Long: -4.06866

Situated on Penglais Hill (A487). Free parking evening and weekends.

Aberystwyth train station is located 1 mile away with local transport linking the train station and campus as well as longer distances.

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Parking Information:
Cars / Motorcycles £1 up to 4 Hrs / £2 over 4 Hrs
Vehicles towing trailer /caravan £2.50 up to 4 Hrs / £5 over 4 Hrs
Bus & Mini Bus Free please pre-book via 01970 632484
Disabled Badge Holders exempt
Tickets can be refunded against one purchase in Library's Cafe or Shop
Free Parking on Saturdays

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Aberystwyth station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

The 03 Bus service runs every 30 mins during term time and every hour non-term time starting at the town's bus station and travelling up Penglais Hill to the Library. Car parking charges redeemable at the Library shop and in the Pendinas Restaurant.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp
    • YesHas steps and no ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesPublic toilet
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesClear surfaces such as glass doors have contrast markings
  • YesBaby changing facilities

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesVegetarian