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Free Advice on Wheelchair Ramps & Try Before You Buy ServiceUnsure of which wheelchair ramp is suitable for you?
Just give us a call on 01608 663759 and we will advise you on the most suitable disabled access ramp for your needs.
Before ringing us please follow this checklist
- What is the total height you are trying to overcome with your wheelchair ramp?
- If wheelchair ramp is landing in a doorway, what is the width of the opening?
- If wheelchair ramp is landing in a doorway, does the door open inwards or outwards?
- If ramp is to go on to pavement how much room is there to the edge of the road?
Quality wheelchair ramps at competitive prices - How to buy wheelchair rampsMany people do not understand how to work out the gradient required when buying wheelchair ramps, or which ramp is most suitable for their needs. For this reason we like to speak to you first and offer you free advice to ensure you buy the right ramp. We also provide a 7 day Try Before You Buy service so you can be sure you have the right product.
Please feel free to contact us for free advice on 01608 663759
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The Original Aerolight Premium Grade Wheelchair Ramps - Made in The UK
Aerolight is our flagship range of ramps and the proof of many years of manufacturing expertise. Designed, manufactured & stocked in the UK the Aerolight range of wheelchair ramps have an exceptional stength to weight ratio which makes them the perfect choice portable wheelchair ramp.
Access Appraisals Ltd. have been supplying wheelchair ramps to domestic customers, commercial customers and local government bodies since 2002.
We have so much confidence in the quality of all wheelchair ramps we supply that we now provide a 7 day Try before you buy service »
Portable Wheelchair Ramps.With the new DDA. legislation here, we now have the answer to those tricky access situations. Lightweight, folding, easy to handle and strong, these portable ramps are perfect as an auxiliary aid.
Ramp Information -
Provides information on disabled access ramps Including recommendations from BS 8300:2001, Part M of current UK building regulations and legislation covered by the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA.)
If there is sufficient space in front of the building a permanent wheelchair ramp should be installed. The maximum gradient for fixed ramps should be no more than 1 in 12. If the length exceeds 2m a handrail on each side and a landing area should be provided. Ramps for wheelchairs should have a minimum clear width of 1m, and have 100mm high upstand to the edges. The handrails should be 900mm high, and extend 300mm beyond the ends of the ramp. At the top there should be a level area of 1200mm.
Wheelchair Ramp Calculator for a 1:12 Gradient Slope
To find out the length of ramp required to create a 1:12 gradient please enter height of step below.
Select height of step:
Wheelchair Ramp Gradient Calculator provided by Access Appraisals Ltd.
In many circumstances the installation of permanent wheelchair access ramps may be impossible. when this is the case removable portable home wheelchair ramps, which when assisted use is provided can be used on gradients of 1 in 10 provided you ensure this is safe for your needs.
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- Aerolight Lifestyle - Two fold portable wheelchair ramp.
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Wheelchair Ramp Information, Advice and ToolsCalculate the length of ramp required with our Wheelchair Ramp Calculator.
General advice, ramp regulations, ramp guidance, etc. Ramp Information
Our range of ramps include; Briefcase Ramps, Channel Ramps, Scooter Ramps, Threshold Ramps, Car Ramps, Standard Ramps, Perma Ramps, Portable Ramps and Modular Ramps.
Registered in England & Wales. Company no. 04537420, VAT no. 812494925