Established: 27 May 2021
Date of next review: May 2022


The Linen Hall is strongly committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. This policy is to provide equal opportunities and will also take every action possible to avoid discrimination on the grounds including gender, marital status, colour, age, racial origin, creed, nationality, disability, or social background.


This policy aims to ensure that unlawful or unfair discrimination, whether direct or indirect, is eliminated both in access to and content of Library Collections and Services and that equality of opportunity is promoted. Where it is reasonable and practical to do so, The Linen Hall will take steps to address identified inequalities or barriers that may arise and where reasonable and practical to do so will reasonable adjustments.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Commitments

We are committed to:

With respect to Library Collections and Services we are committed to:

The Linen Hall via the Director will consult as appropriate with relevant Staff, Members, Users and Suppliers to ensure that there are no barriers to working in the Library, using the Library, or using the digital offering.  Any details of how the effect of any barriers will be mitigated, including using access arrangements, including reasonable adjustments, will also be recorded, as required.

We will monitor and review our diversity and equality policy annually.  Such monitoring will include monitoring the impact of The Linen Hall diversity and equality policies.