Nov 18, 2018 Last Updated 12:55 PM, Nov 15, 2018
‘Best practice’ guidelines for accessibility provision within multi occupancy buildings have been updated, and extended in their remit. To help specifiers and developers get it right, a new white paper has been published.
School buildings need to be equipped to address more than disability to be inclusive, advises the UK’s leading provider of accessible toileting solutions Closomat.
Disabled toilets are subject to a range of suggested regulations to ensure public cubicles provide adequate space for accessibility and wheelchair manoeuvrability. Yet when it comes to disabled toilet usage – specifically, who should be able to access them and when – we find rules…
There are six major challenges faced by today’s social landlords that mean that the pressure to provide accessible housing will only increase. James Dadd, Marketing Director at AKW, a leading provider of mobility and accessibility solutions, discusses what the growing challenges are, how it is…
Accessibility is still an issue in 2018. Lack of inclusion in the built environment comes as a challenge to many in their daily lives, and a great deal more than you’d think – 13.3 million people, approximately. In light of this, Naidex – the Europe-leading…
Over 13.3 million people in the UK are currently living with a disability, equating to almost one in five of the total population*. Here James King, Sales Director at FireAngel, explores the additional considerations architects and specifiers should consider when building new housing to ensure…
Mobility problems are the most commonly reported impairments by disabled people, yet the environment in which they have to live and work is not always designed to meet their needs. This can, at best, be frustrating and, at worst, entirely dangerous, particularly when it comes…
The UK is home to more than two million people with sight loss that can impact their daily life. Yet with the right adaptations in local authority housing – especially in the kitchen – the visually impaired can be supported in enjoying maximum independence and…
From 28 to 30th March, 12,000 trade, healthcare professional and public visitors in the independent living and disability sector will be taking over the Birmingham NEC for three of the most enterprising days the sector has ever seen.
Speller Metcalfe has started renovating its fifth leisure centre for Halo Leisure and Herefordshire Council. Since 2014, five Halo leisure centres across Herefordshire have undergone a combined £12.3m renovation to increase membership and reduce maintenance costs, helping Halo sustainably deliver services with no extra operational…
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