Stockton Heath Library is Dementia-friendly after £195k Refurb

Stockton Heath library, situated on Alexandra Road, is the first in Warrington to benefit from Warrington Borough Council’s library investment programme.

At the heart of the investment is the mission to make the libraries “valued community spaces that make a positive difference to the lives of the people that use them and to make them “welcoming spaces for all, offering the opportunity for reading, learning, enjoyment, reflection, calm, safety, creativity, insight and inspiration.”

This includes a dementia friendly designs, more fit-for-purpose facilities, replaced lighting, redecoration, flexible activity spaces, a kitchenette, improved access and space for third party organisations.

Emma Hutchinson, managing director of LiveWire, said: “We are hugely excited that work is to begin on the £200,000 redevelopment of Stockton Heath Library.

“From more flexible spaces to dementia friendly design, these ambitious plans are an example of what can be achieved when partner organisations and the community work together to help build a sustainable future for our libraries.

“We thank everyone in advance for their patience during the redevelopment of Stockton Heath Library, which we know will be rewarded with a much-improved library service for the people of Stockton Heath and surrounding areas.”

For more information contact LiveWire or pop into the local Library.

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