Streatham Library

Streatham Tate Library is located in a beautiful listed building defined by its iconic clock tower. It is situated at the central point of the longest high road in Europe.

Streatham Library

Due to the significant rise in Covid-19 cases in Lambeth, we have taken the difficult decision to close all Lambeth Libraries until further notice. We will keep this decision under review based on the Covid-19 situation in the borough and government guidance.

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  • Entrance via Pinfold Road, which provides full accessibility to all areas.
  • Facilities include books, computers self-service machines and 3D Printer.
  • A welcoming space to sit, work or read in an attractive reading room with original features, plus a library garden to the rear.
  • Read-aloud and magnification technology to help people who are blind, dyslexic or visually impaired to have better access to the resources on offer.
  • Community meeting rooms and hot desk space for local business people.

The Mark Bennett Streatham Centre

A cultural and community centre available for hire, that hosts a range of community activities including classes, clubs, exhibitions, meetings, music, children’s parties and plays.

Room hire charges

Room Community use during opening hours Community use out of opening hours Non-Community use during opening hours Non-Community use out of opening hours
Hall £30 per hour £160 day £40 per hour £50 per hour £350 per day £60 per hour
Meeting room 1 (10 to 12 people) £15 per hour £80 day £20 per hour £30 per hour £200 per day £40 per hour
Meeting room 2 (10 to 12 people) £15 per hour £80 day £20 per hour £30 per hour £200 per day £40 per hour
Meeting room 3/business suite hot desk £15 per hour £80 day £20 per hour £30 per hour £200 day | £40 per hour



63 Streatham High Road
SW16 1PN



Facility Facility notes

Large print keyboard


Screen magnifier and screen reader

Supernova, Thunder

Various formats

Large print, spoken word books, books on prescription

Disabled toilet


Wheelchair access

The side entrance in Pinfold Road has an automatic door and ramp for wheelchair access

For full access information, please go to the AccessAble website.

Opening times

Venue opening times
Day Opening times
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sundays Closed
Bank Holidays Closed


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