Libraries, community centres and swimming pools across Birmingham are to benefit from a £4.3 million investment programme.

The council cabinet is to approve major refurbishment at its next meeting.

Libraries in Aston, Kings Heath, Selly Oak and Stirchley and the community leisure centre in Stockland Green will get new access arrangements for disabled people.

The council also plans to spend £53,000 at Colmers Farm Community Leisure Centre, Rubery, upgrading the changing rooms, fencing the artificial turf pitch and refurbishing the sports hall roof.

The programme includes:

* £572,000 for libraries in Aston, Druids Heath, Frankley, Handsworth, Harborne, Northfield, Perry Common, Shard End, Small Heath, Stirchley, Ward End and Yardley.

* £280,000 to refurbish equipment, ceiling, windows, heating and ventilation at Wyndley Leisure Centre.

* £375,000 to improve a children's play area, football pitches, allotments and a nature conservation area at Dawberry Fields, Kings Heath.

* £100,000 to refurbish the Erdington Turkish baths.

* £377,000 to improve swimming pools at The Beeches, Shenley, Cocksmoor, Selly Oak and Moseley.

Other projects include £30,000 to repair the clock tower at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, £ 250,000 to improve the Sutton Park visitor centre and £95,000 to improve Brookvale Park.

Coun Talib Hussain (Lib Dem Sparkbrook), cabinet member for local services, said: "The key issue is to make things easier for customers.

"More than £1 million is going into schemes that have an immediate, positive impact on improving delivery of our local services.

"There is a clear focus on health and safety; improving access for people with disabilities."

Coun John Alden (Con Harborne), cabinet member for leisure, sport and culture, said: "I am delighted that we have found money for the refurbishment of many of our leisure facilities, including Wyndley Swimming Pool, one of the busiest in the region."