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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The DDA has been replaced by the equality act, there are no set regulations for portable wheelchair ramps but wheelchair ramps can be used as an auxiliary aid when it is reasonable to do so.
Are Aerolight wheelchair ramps for commercial or domestic use?
The Aerolight range of wheelchair ramps are a superior quality ramp, they can be used for domestic or commercial use but the price reflects the needs of service providers where safety is paramount
Are Aerolight wheelchair ramps temporary or permanent?
Aerolight wheelchair ramps are portable ramps that are designed to be set up as and when required and should not be left out unattended.
Can wheelchair ramps be purchased Online?
Most of our wheelchair ramps can be purchased online but we strongly recommend you speak to us 1st to ensure you buy the correct ramp.
What is the best wheelchair ramp for a shop?
A lot depends on the location, if the shop is on the high street with a public pavement outside the best type of wheelchair ramp is one that folds away when not in use and is light and easy to set up. The Aerolight Xtra is favoured my most shop staff, service providers and small businesses who require portable wheelchair ramps.
What should the gradient be for a wheelchair ramp in the UK?
It depends on whether the wheelchair ramp has to comply to building regulations, if so it is anything from a 1:12 gradient to a 1:20 gradient depending on the height and purpose of the ramp to find out more read Part M of the building regulations.
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