One of Dundee’s oldest libraries is to get a facelift.
Plans that will make Coldside Library one of the most accessible in the city have been approved by the council.
Leisure and Culture Dundee (LACD) had put forward proposals that will provide access for disabled people to the whole of the library.
The installation of a new lift at the rear and some other internal revisions, will make the 110-year-old, A-listed building accessible to all.
The plans include an accessible toilet with baby changing facilities on the ground floor and lift access to the upper floor.
There is also to be a new meeting room which will provide a private space for health, social care and employability partners.
The library’s reception desk will be replaced with a new, lower unit that is compliant with discrimination laws.
Judy Dobbie, head of library and information services at LACD, said: “Coldside Library will be more accessible and enable us to deliver more events and services, ensuring everyone in the community can access all our facilities, including book lending, free internet, children’s activities and reading groups.”
A spokesman for Historic Environment Scotland added: “We are content with the principle of the proposals to improve accessibility for all users of the library, with provision of accessible toilets on both floors and a new lift access.”