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24 Hour Opening: Services available during 24 hour opening

Find out which services are available during 24 hour opening at Stockwell Street Library

Services available

Core Library staff leave at 21:00 when external company Reassurance staff come on duty. They will be working shifts through to 08:00; the University security staff will staff the main reception as usual. Reassurance staff will always do their best to help you, but they can only offer assistance to a certain level; you may need to wait until core library and IT staff are on duty at 09:00 am if you need help of a specialist nature.

  • Use your Greenwich Gateway Card at the main entrance door to access the building.
  • “No card No access” policy will be strictly enforced. You must be able to produce your ID card on request as stated in the Principal Conditions of Registration
  • Self-services machines are in operation.
  • Reassurance staff will ensure that the library is kept tidy, MFDs refilled and bins emptied.
  • Reassurance staff will be patrolling and doing head counts.
  • Food and Drink policy is the same as during normal opening hours.
  • Strictly no hot food.
  • Drinks in lidded bottles and cups only.
  • No food at all on the 2nd and 3rd floors in the silent study areas.
  • Please dispose of your rubbish in the bins provided.
  • If you have liquids in cups or bottles pour into one of the special liquid bins.  Please report any spillage to the Reception Desk.
  • A vending machine selling hot drinks is available on the Ground Floor.
  • The Stockwell Street Cafe will be open for food and beverages: 8am - 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am - 5pm at weekends.
  • Bookable Group Study rooms will be closed at 21:00 and not available again until 08.00  (Please refer to the Book a group study room link from the My Learning Page, Library Support portlet).
  • Please be considerate of all users. If you need to talk about your work use the ground floor; staff will ask people to move so that we can maintain a quiet study environment.
  • In the event of a fire alarm activation, please leave immediately by following the fire exit signs to the nearest exit. – use the enclosed stair cores, rather than the open stairs.
  • Showers and additional toilet facilities are available in the basement of building 11 next door.
  • No sleeping! Staff will wake anyone caught napping; Please go home when you are too tired to work.