Walton refurbishment complete

Just in time for the start of the new academic year, the Walton Library has been refurbished and reconfigured to make more effective use of the available space.

Walton library refurbFollowing your suggestions, it now has a more open, airy and contemporary feel as well as additional study spaces and a brand new social study area.

Highlights of the remodelled library include:

  • More silent and collaborative study spaces
  • A purpose-furnished Academic Skills room
  • An informal study area (The Snug)
  • A new social study area
  • More spaces with power & USB points
  • Centrally located print facilities
  • A new Service Desk
  • Self-service book return
  • A free to use charging booth for mobile devices
  • A chilled and boiling water station
  • Eat @ Coffee Cart

Along with your feedback we've taken on ideas that have worked at our other library sites and the result is a thorough modernisation that makes the most of our high-rise location and re-energises the space.

We can’t wait to hear what you think!

Published on: 5th October 2017

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