Situated in the Mary Seacole Centre at the heart of the High Street, Lambeth's first self-service library offers books, DVDs, and language courses for loan, plus access to computers, free Wi-Fi, fully equipped meeting rooms and stunning performance space for hire.
Mary Seacole Centre
91 Clapham High Street
London
SW4 7DB
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Opening times

Day Opening times
Monday 1pm to 8pm
Tuesday 10am to 6pm
Wednesday 10am to 8pm
Thursday 10am to 8pm
Friday 10am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 5pm
Sundays 1pm to 5pm
Bank Holidays Closed

Facilities and services

FacilityFacility notes
CDs
DVDs
Foreign language books

French, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish

Free use of computers

For internet, email and word-processing

Reference and information service
Rooms for hire
Foreign language books

French, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish

Access for people with disabilities

FacilityFacility notes
Large print keyboard
Screen magnifier and screen reader
Supernova, Thunder
Various formats
Large print, spoken word books, books on prescription
Two disabled toilets
Audio induction loop
In meeting rooms only
Wheelchair access
Ramp leading to and from the front entrance
Powered ceiling track hoist
Changing Places toilet and bench
Peninsular toilet
Height adjustable basin
Wet room
Lift

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Room hire charges

Room Community use during opening hours Community use out of opening hours Non Community use during opening hours Non Community use out of opening hours
Whole venue (max 300 people) Not available £1125 + VAT Not available £1500 + VAT
Performance space (max 100 people) Not available £562.50 +VAT Not available £750 + VAT
Meeting room 1 (max 25 people) £90 + VAT for 4 hours or £150 + VAT for 8 hours or £675 + VAT for the week additional 25% on the 4 hour rate £125 + VAT for 4 hours or £200 + VAT for 8 hours or £900 + VAT for the week additional 25% on the 4 hour rate
Meeting room 2 (max 25 people) £95 + VAT for 4 hours or £165 + VAT for 8 hours or £740 + VAT for the week additional 25% on the 4 hour rate £130 + VAT for 4 hours or £220 + VAT for 8 hours or £990 + VAT for the week additional 25% on the 4 hour rate
Meeting room 3 (max 8 people) £35 + VAT for 4 hours or £55 + VAT for 8 hours or £245 + VAT for the week additional 25% on the 4 hour rate £45 + VAT for 4 hours or £75 + VAT for 8 hours or £330 + VAT for the week additional 25% on the 4 hour rate
Meeting room 4 (max 35 people) £110 + VAT for 4 hours or £185 + VAT for 8 hours or £830 + VAT for the week additional 25% on the 4 hour rate £145 + VAT for 4 hours or £250 + VAT for 8 hours or £1125 + VAT for the week additional 25% on the 4 hour rate

Meeting room 3 is available for hot desking or temporary office space
In addition to the above, staff and security costs would be extra on top of the hire costs. This is based on the size, type and times of your event.

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