Streatham Tate Library is located in a beautiful listed building defined by its iconic clock tower. It is situated at the central point of the longest high road in Europe
63 Streatham High Road
Streatham
London
SW16 1PN

Opening times

Day Opening times
Monday 11am to 4pm
Tuesday 11am to 4pm
Wednesday 11am to 4pm
Thursday 11am to 4pm
Friday 11am to 4pm
Saturday 11am to 4pm
Sundays Closed
Bank Holidays Closed

Please call or email your selected library or the Archives to book an appointment on Monday to Saturday between 11am and 4pm

Facilities and services

FacilityFacility notes
DVDs
Foreign language books

Arabic, Bengali, French, Polish, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish and Urdu.

Free use of computers

For internet, email and word-processing

Free Wi-Fi
Reference and information service

Access for people with disabilities

FacilityFacility notes
Large print keyboard
Screen magnifiers and screen readers
Supernova and Thunder
Various formats
Large print, spoken word books, books on prescription
Disabled toilet
Wheelchair access
The side entrance in Pinfold Road has an automatic door and ramp for wheelchair access

More information

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For full access information, please see the AccessAble website.

  • Entrance via Pinfold Road, which provides full accessibility to all areas.
  • Facilities include books, computers self-service machines and 3D Printer.
  • A welcoming space to sit, work or read in an attractive reading room with original features, plus a library garden to the rear.
  • Read-aloud and magnification technology to help people who are blind, dyslexic or visually impaired to have better access to the resources on offer.
  • Community meeting rooms and hot desk space for local business people.

The Mark Bennett Streatham Centre

A cultural and community centre available for hire, that hosts a range of community activities including classes, clubs, exhibitions , meetings, music, children’s parties and plays.

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
Hall £30 per hour £160 day £40 per hour £50 per hour £350 per day £60 per hour
Meeting room 1 (10 to 12 people) £15 per hour £80 day £20 per hour £30 per hour £200 per day £40 per hour
Meeting room 2 (10 to 12 people) £15 per hour £80 day £20 per hour £30 per hour £200 per day £40 per hour
Meeting room 3/business suite hot desk £15 per hour £80 day £20 per hour £30 per hour £200 day | £40 per hour
Accessible Britain Challenge