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39-41 Westow Hill
Upper Norwood
SE19 1TJ

Access for people with disabilities
Wheelchair access:
The library is on street level with automatic door access.
There is a disabled toilet on the ground floor.
There is lift access to the Studies Library on the first floor.
Registered assistance dogs welcome.
There is no Induction Loop.

Opening Times

NEW from 1st September 2016

Mondays CLOSED
Tuesdays – Saturdays 10am to 6pm
Sundays – 11am to 5pm

The library is self-service only at the following times:

Tuesdays – Saturdays 1pm – 2pm and 5pm – 6pm 

Sundays 2pm-2.30pm

Although our telephone number is normally 020 8670 2551, due to a technical problem we have a temporary telephone number which is 020 7926 1063


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Local transport

Rail: Gipsy Hill station Southern line

Rail:  Crystal Palace station – Southern & London Overground lines

Buses: 3, 122, 157, 202, 227, 249, 322, 358, 363, 410, 417, 432 & 450

Buses from Crystal Palace Route Finder:

020-7926 1063