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Surely the purpose of a Library is to create a space where members of the public can easily access books. I would have thought that it was comparitavely simple to design a building with that in mind but obviously not with the Chester planners. My...More
We were in here 1 month before the Queen's visit - I had to use the computer while on a visit. Listening to a group of people sing Beatles & English folk music in the background. This is a very interesting combination of "story" and...More
Hubby and I were in Chester on a recent Tuesday looking around the Xmas outdoor market. We looked up and noticed this impressive building which was constructed in 1914. We liked the terracotta frontage. It used to be the Westminster Coach and Motor Works. I...More
Popped in to see the ‘Pop Art in Print’ exhibition this week. Fabulous collection of pieces and a friendly, polite welcome from staff. It’s such a shame that the library itself has closed, it’s a fabulous building and a shame to waste such a great...More
Loved the old library more. This new library is a lot bigger but, it is all over the place. It is great that it is open on Sundays especially if you have children. The whole family can go there and do activities and listen to...More
Chester Library is a fantastic looking modern building that looks superb.
Although overshadowed by the Cathedral facing it ,it's an interesting building,light and airy and in an area of outstandingly beautiful architecture the library certainly doesn't look out of place .
Very easy to locate...More
A lovely use of the old library by the V&A bringing an outstanding collection of Pop Art to Chester. The welcome was warm and the setting was great, plenty of information and quotes to accompany the pieces in the collection. Free entry is always a...More