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Got out of rain

We origionaly were ducking out of nasty ,icy rain but but found we had made a good choice. We had a... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
Great art space

Popped in to see the ‘Pop Art in Print’ exhibition this week. Fabulous collection of pieces and a... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
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28 Nov 2017
“Got out of rain”
14 Oct 2017
“Great art space”
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Chester Library Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2EF, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Alfred1914
Reviewed 26 June 2018

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

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Is it not time to change the menu? Not everybody wants middle-eastern food. Why o why is it so difficult to produce a properly hot tea and coffee?

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

We origionaly were ducking out of nasty ,icy rain but but found we had made a good choice. We had a great coffee and a meal in the restaurant there. Also the cinema is in this building

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

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

Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

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

Thank ODilliams
Reviewed 7 October 2017

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

Thank LydUK
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 15 June 2017

It's moved to the new story house building directly opposite ) it's took over the old odeon cinema building

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