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An Alternative to Fibreglass Wheelchair Ramps

An Alternative to Fibreglass Wheelchair Ramps I used to think that the big advantage of fibreglass ramps was that were lighter and easier to handle That was until I discovered the Aerolight range of wheelchair ramp The Aerolight wheelchair ramps not only have an amazing strength to weight ratio they are also extremely compact and […]

Wheelchair Ramp for Hospital Discharge

Wheelchair Ramp for Hospital Discharge A common problem that occurs when people are discharged from hospitals is that they have no way of accessing their own homes when in a wheelchair. Access Appraisals have a range of portable and temporary wheelchair ramps that can be easily set up to assist wheelchair users gain access to […]

How do you make a Coronavirus Mask?

FAQ about Coronavirus Masks Answers to common questions about making a coronavirus mask to help combat the COVID-19 Virus How do you make a Coronavirus Mask? Hold material in front of your face. Thread string through the holes, and tighten behind head. 1:12 – Adjust material so it is covering your mouth and face but […]

Wheelchair Ramp Hire

Wheelchair Ramp Hire – Call 01608 663759 to Hire a Wheelchair Ramp For a limited period Access Appraisals have set up a new system for hiring wheelchair ramps A returnable deposit will be required and delivery and return costs will have to be met by the hirer/. Unfortuantely, due to the fact they are only […]

Temporary Wheelchair Ramps

Temporary Wheelchair Ramps – Call 01608 663759 for Free Advice Access Appraisals supply a wide range of temporary wheelchair ramps which can either be used as and when required, easily set up in minutes or are simple self assembled modular kits. Ramps are manufactured in UK and currently well stocked and available with next day […]

Building Regulations for Wheelchair Ramps

Building Regulations for Wheelchair Ramps We are quite often asked questions about building regulations and wheelchair ramps and our usual answer is to check with your architect what is required. The reason we say this is because it is such a complicated issue Do Wheelchair Ramps Have to Comply With Building Regulations? Yes – No […]

Head and Neck Cancer Blog

Head and Neck Cancer Blog The diary of a head and neck cancer survivor. When I was 1st told I had Jaw cancer I thought the worst and couldn’t really see any point of keeping a diary or blogging about it. As it is now 18 months later, I’m 6 stone lighter, the fittest I […]

Guide to Accessible and Responsive Street Furniture

Guide to Accessible and Responsive Street Furniture The guide offers lots of helpful information such as: An overview of how good street furniture design and public infrastructure planning, as well as careful consideration of accessibility needs, can significantly improve the lives of people with disabilities. Important facts and figures about disability and accessibility. Did you […]

Wheelchair Ramps FAQs Guidance on wheelchair ramps in the UK

Wheelchair Ramps FAQs Guidance on wheelchair ramps in the UK We are often asked questions about wheelchair ramps Below are some of those frequently asked questions Are Access Appraisals Ltd wheelchair ramps DDA compliant? The DDA has been replaced by the equality act, there are no set regulations for portable wheelchair ramps but wheelchair ramps […]

Contact Electoral Registration Office Inaccessible Polling Station

Contact Electoral Registration Office Inaccessible Polling Station If your local polling station is not accessible to people in a wheelchair please pass on our details to whoever is responsible for the polling station. We can supply a range of portable or semi-permanent wheelchair ramps well before the General Election on December 12th Access Appraisals Ltd. […]

Best Wheelchair Ramps for Polling Stations

Best Wheelchair Ramps for Polling Stations If your local polling station is not accessible to people in a wheelchair please pass on our details to whoever is responsible for the polling station. Access Appraisals Ltd. have been supplying wheelchair ramps for over a decade now and tend to experience last minute rushes during election periods […]

My Polling Station Isn’t Accessible – What Can I Do?

My Polling Station Isn’t Accessible – What Can I Do? Access Appraisals have supplied numerous wheelchair ramps to Electoral Officers over the years. Call 01608 663759 for free friendly advice. Note: With the General Election called for 12th December – Please contact us early enough to obtain the correct wheelchair ramp for your polling station. […]

How to Work Out Length of Ramp Required

How to Work Out Length of Ramp Required Wheelchair Ramps Disabled Access There are a lot of considerations when working out the length required for a wheelchair ramp. The 1st important point is – Does it need to comply to Building regulations? This is a question we are often asked but unfortunately cannot answer as […]

Portable Wheelchair Ramps for Steps

Portable Wheelchair Ramps for Steps It can be quite confusing when someone says they want Portable Wheelchair Ramps for Steps, the reason being different people count steps in different ways. A typical example of this is demonstrated by the following image, some people would describe it as 1 step, others as 2 steps To help […]

Best Wheelchair Ramps for Guest Houses

Best Wheelchair Ramps for Guest Houses When it comes to guest houses you have to be careful with wheelchair ramps. If you are thinking of installing a permanent or semi permanent ramp you have to take in to consideration; planning permission, building regulations and safety factors when the ramp is left unattended. Unfortunately the building […]

Free Advice on Wheelchair Ramps

Free Advice on Wheelchair Ramps Buying a wheelchair ramp isn’t the same as buying a ramp to wheel a barrow full of spuds up a couple of steps. For free advice on wheelchair ramps, advice on wheelchair ramp gradients, advice on ramp regulations, etc. don’t waste your time searching though websites just give us a […]

How to Make a Coronavirus Mask

How to Make Your Own Coronavirus Mask With Coronavirus Masks in short supply in the shops SBVD have created these tips on how to make a coronavirus mask Tips on How to Make a Coronavirus Mask These independent tips have been devised by SBVD Tools and Materials Required to Make a Coronavirus Mask 52.5cm of […]

UK Disability Directory

UK Disability Directory Providing Free Advertising Access Appraisals Disability Directory – A directory of disability products suppliers and disability service providers Access Consultants Accessible Bathroom Suppliers Care Service Providers Deaf Awareness Training Courses Disability Access Auditors Disability Aids Suppliers Disability Consultants Disability Services Occupational Therapists Opticians Orthopaedic Product Suppliers Orthopedic Shoes Stairlift Suppliers Wheelchair Lift […]

Stairlift Suppliers Directory

Stairlift Suppliers Directory We help you Find Stairlift suppliers, Stairlift installers and Stairlift maintenance contractors * Stairlift Suppliers * Stairlift Installers * Stairlift Reviews * Stairlift Comparisons * Stairlifts Directory Stairlift Suppliers Avon Stairlift Suppliers Bedfordshire Stairlift Suppliers Berkshire Stairlift Suppliers Birmingham Stairlift Suppliers Bristol Stairlift Suppliers Buckinghamshire Stairlift Suppliers Cambridgeshire Stairlift Suppliers Cheshire Stairlift […]

Wheelchair Ramp Installation Service

This information has now been moved to – UK wheelchair ramp installers We now provide a wheelchair ramp installation service through our partners at Handyman Warwickshire. If you would like a wheelchair ramp supplied and fitted within a 20 mile radius of Shipston-on-Stour, South Warwickshire contact us via this website or via our Warwickshire Handyman […]

Report Inaccessible Shops

Report An Inaccessible Shop – Report Inaccessible Shops in Your Neighbourhood Have the shops in your neighbourhood made reasonable adjustments to make themselves accessible to wheelchair users and disabled people? If not, you can now Report Inaccessible Shops you are aware of below and we will attempt to find out who is responsible and forward […]

Maximum Slope For Wheelchair Ramps Ramp Guidelines and Regulations

The Wheelchair Ramps and Building Regulations Problem We are quite often asked about building regulations for wheelchair ramps To be honest it can be a nightmare – Read the following page carefully or call us on 01608 663759 if you want further information Building Regulations for Wheelchair Ramps on New Builds Building Regulations for Wheelchair […]

1995 Disability Discrimination Act by Jason Wilsher-Mills

Interview with Jason Wilsher-Mills about his banner commissioned by Parliament to celebrate 800 years of Magna Carta.

Finding Wheelchair-accessible Privately Rented Accommodation

Finding Wheelchair-accessible Privately Rented Accommodation Last year the Equalities and Human Rights Commission shockingly revealed that 93% of privately owned housing in the UK is not wheelchair accessible. Consequently, around 365,000 disabled people live in buildings that are not suitable for their needs. Legislation is unclear on who has ultimate responsibility to make sure that […]

Report Inaccessible Polling Station

Report An Inaccessible Polling Station Do not lose your vote due to an Inaccessible Polling Station Report Inaccessible Polling Stations you are aware of below and we will forward on your concerns to the local Electoral Registration Office responsible for that polling station Note: you are quite welcome to do this anonymously but please enter […]

FAQ on Opening an Amazon Business Account

How to Open Amazon Business Account Opening an Amazon Business Account I almost can’t believe that in all the years I’ve had an Amazon Account and run my business I’ve never heard of an Amazon Business Account before. Amazon describe it as “A new competitive marketplace for B2B products on Amazon.co.uk that serves the procurement […]

Disability and the Equality Act 2010 – The definition of ‘disability’ under the Equality Act 2010

From 1 October 2010, the Equality Act replaced most of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). However, the Disability Equality Duty in the DDA continues to apply. Find out about the protection and legal rights the Equality Act provides for disabled people. Equality Act 2010 The Equality Act 2010 aims to protect disabled people and prevent […]

UK Stairlift Suppliers Directory

UK Stairlift Suppliers Directory We help you Find Stairlift suppliers, Stairlift installers and Stairlift maintenance contractors * Stairlift Suppliers * Stairlift Installers * Stairlift Reviews * Stairlift Comparisons * Stairlifts Directory Stairlift Suppliers Directory Aberdeenshire Stairlifts Angus Stairlifts Argyll and Bute Stairlifts Avon Stairlifts Ayrshire Stairlifts Bedfordshire Stairlifts Berkshire Stairlifts Birmingham Stairlifts Blaenau Gwent Stairlifts […]

County Wheelchair and Scooter Hoist Suppliers

County Wheelchair and Scooter Hoist Suppliers Find Wheelchair hoist suppliers by county Aberdeenshire Wheelchair & Scooter Hoists : Angus Wheelchair & Scooter Hoists : Argyll And Bute Wheelchair & Scooter Hoists : Avon Wheelchair & Scooter Hoists : Ayrshire Wheelchair & Scooter Hoists : Bedfordshire Wheelchair & Scooter Hoists : Berkshire Wheelchair & Scooter Hoists […]

Disability Discrimination Act 1995 – Part III

Disability Discrimination Act 1995 – Part III 19 Discrimination in relation to goods, facilities and services (1) It is unlawful for a provider of services to discriminate against a disabled person— (a) in refusing to provide, or deliberately not providing, to the disabled person any service which he provides, or is prepared to provide, to […]



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