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DESSA

Disability Equality Specialist Support Agency

Access

Building for Everyone Inclusion, Access & Use

A comprehensive guide to all aspects of accessibility, ranging from the external environment to building design. (book & video)

NDA2002

 

Building Regulations Part M 2010

Details of the current building regulations which apply to the construction of new buildings and to extensions or alterations to existing buildings.

Dept of Environment & Local Government 2010

 

Access To and Use of Buildings

The Building Regulations 2000 British guidelines on building regulations for construction of new buildings and to extensions or alterations to existing buildings.

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (UK) 2004

 

Template: Access Handbook

Handbook providing simple way of listing and explaining the features and facilities of a building which must be maintained in order to ensure access for everyone.

NDA

 

Understanding Disability Access

Removing the Barriers to Participation Information leaflet to inform about the barriers to participation, to discuss how best you and your organisation can begin to address those barriers and to outline, in general, how your organisation can become more inclusive.

Bray Partnership

 

Information on Local Access Groups

includes various reports and seminar findings.

European Concept for Accessibility Technical Assistance Manual

This is a useful means of raising awareness among architects, planners and designers of what the principles of design for all and universal access means.

EuCAN c/o Info-Handicap Luxembourg2003

 

Access All Areas?

An accessibility audit of public, private and community buildings in the Rialto, Bluebell & Inchicore areas.

Canal Communities Partnership December 2003

 

Enhancing Accessibility for People with Disabilities Living in Urban Areas

This report aims to develop an understanding of the mobility and access issues experiences by people with disabilities in developing countries.

Department of International Development (UK) 2002