Disabled Access Day News and Blog

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Celebrating Access in Perth, Scotland!

Celebrating Access in Perth, Scotland!

Euan's Guide, awards, case studies, museums & galleries, toilets, Scotland, Perth, Kinross

The Centre for Inclusive Living Perth and Kinross (CILPK) took part in Disabled Access Day for a second time this year. A disability user led organisation, they co-ordinated an event in Perth that brought people and local businesses and organisations together to celebrate Disabled Access Day and start conversations. Find out how they went about organising the event below:

Houses of Parliament raise their accessibility on #AccessDay

Houses of Parliament raise their accessibility on #AccessDay

BSL, case studies, 2016, wheelchair users, Parliament, visually impaired, London, England

The Houses of Parliament were involved with Disabled Access Day for the second time this year and with a 4.5-star review as a result of their involvement in 2015, people had high expectations! Find out more about the accessibility of the Houses of Parliament, what they got up to on Disabled Access Day and their plans over the coming year.

A special Disabled Access Day for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

A special Disabled Access Day for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

case studies, charities, volunteers, Disabled Access Day, Stratford-Upon-Avon

The start of an accessible journey The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust celebrates the history of Shakespeare in Stratford-Upon-Avon and manages the five family homes that Shakespeare spent his life in. The Trust is on a journey to improve its accessibility, so getting involved on 12th March seemed like a natural step. With an aim of increasing awareness of their accessibility but with a limited budget, the team worked hard to put on a successful event. We caught up with Becky Cund, Director of HR and Admin, who told us more about the trusts involvement.

There's no stopping us now!

There's no stopping us now!

case studies, 2016, relaxed performance, Tyne and Wear, England

'We are already on a journey towards making our venue and resources fully accessible, and an official event like this gave us an opportunity to reflect on our achievements so far, as well as set ourselves some realistic (but ambitious!) targets for the future.' Find out what Seven Stories got up to on Disabled Access Day 2016!

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  • Barclays Bank
  • Sandcastle Water Park