Leeds University Library

Brotherton Library floorplans


The Brotherton Library is behind the Parkinson Building (recognised by the white tower, at the main entrance to the University). Wheelchair access is via the School of Chemistry, and an internal stairlift.

You can also download a PDF document of all Library floorplans.


Main 1 Main 2 West 2 Main 3 West 3 Main 4 Key

Main 1

Floor 1 is the lowest floor of the Main building of the Brotherton Library, two floors below the entrance level (floor 3). It can be reached by stairs from the front or the back of floor 3 or 2 of the Main building, or from the centre of floor 2. It cannot be reached directly from floor 2 of the West building. Wheelchair users should ask at reception for access to the lift to this floor. View a zoomable image of the floorplan.

diagram of floorplan

Main 2

Floor 2 is a lower floor of the Main building of the Brotherton Library, one floor below the entrance level (floor 3). It can be reached by stairs from the front or the back of floor 3 or 1 of the Main building, or from the centre of floor 1. It cannot be reached directly from floor 2 of the West building. Wheelchair users should ask at reception for access to the lift to this floor. View a zoomable image of the floorplan.

diagram of floorplan

West 2

The West building is the modern extension to the Brotherton Library, reached from the far side of floor 3 (the entrance floor) of the Main building. Floor 2 of the West building can be reached by stairs or public lift from floor 3 of the West building. The stairs and lift are on the left, near the printers. It cannot be reached directly from floor 2 of the Main building. Some shelving on floor 2 is in an annexe, reached through a door on the side opposite the stairs and lift. This is open to readers. View a zoomable image of the floorplan.

Floorplan of the Brotherton Library - level 2 West building

Main 3

Floor 3 is the entrance floor of the main part of the library. View a zoomable image of the floorplan. The Brotherton Library enquiry desk is located here.

diagram of floorplan

West 3

The West building is the modern extension to the Brotherton Library, reached from the far side of floor 3 (the entrance floor) of the Main building. This gives access directly to floor 3 of the West building. View a zoomable image of the floorplan.

Floorplan of the Brotherton Library - level 3 West building

Main 4

Floor 4 is the upper floor or gallery of the main part of the Library. Wheelchair users should ask at reception for lift access to this floor. View a zoomable image of the floorplan.

diagram of floorplan

Key

Key to symbols used on the library floorplans