Provision of access audits in order to gain a thorough and full knowledge of any constraints within the built environment. This information can then be used to advise upon physical alterations or alternative management steps required to ensure that services and facilities can be offered with minimum barriers to access.
Our risk assessments will identify courses of action that are reasonably appropriate under the Equality Act 2010 and supporting legislation and codes of practice.
It is important that appropriate signage is in place and we can provide additional Signage and Wayfinding Surveys to Clients. Suitable and sufficient lighting and emergency preparedness is essential. Our knowledge of inclusive design can also be utilised in the appraisal of new works at design stage, including the preparation of a design and access statement or a detailed design review.
Equality Act 2010
The Building Regulations Approved Document Parts B, E, K, M and N.
National Disability Council Code of Practice
Easy Access to Historic Properties – English Heritage
Disability Rights Commission – Code of Practice
BS 5588 Part 8 1999 Fire Precautions in the Design & Construction of Buildings: Means of Escape for Disabled People
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