Architects step up to Accessibility Challenge

With the United Nations International Day of Disabled People just around the corner, Proudlock Associates, inclusive design and accessibility consultants joined up with award-winning global architectural practice, Sheppard Robson, to gain first-hand insight into the everyday challenges faced by disabled… Continue Reading Architects step up to Accessibility Challenge

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Photograph taken during an inclusive design site visit. The image shows a construction site for a new central london hotel. In the foreground there are steel latices on the floor metal pipes being lowered by crane. In the background, workers move planks of wood and survey the scene

Let’s end the ‘oh, do I HAVE to?’ view of inclusive design

Was saving a few pounds more important than protecting the residents of Grenfell Tower? Who knows what the public inquiry will decide. Use of the cheapest cladding on the block has shocked many but sadly we were not surprised by… Continue Reading Let’s end the ‘oh, do I HAVE to?’ view of inclusive design

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A cup and saucer with a yellow tennis ball inside, on top of a union jack flag

Wimbledon wheelchair tennis: ready for the two bounce drama?

Wimbledon arrives and I feel like the cat that got the cream. Centre court tickets to see the action live! No Henman Hill or TV highlights for me. I love tennis, as a spectator and a wheelchair competitor. Like the… Continue Reading Wimbledon wheelchair tennis: ready for the two bounce drama?

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An ariel view of a chaotic London construction site with traffic flowing past it

Crossing the Road

Our environment should be safe and inclusive, for everyone. Anyone responsible for roadworks, or doing them, has a duty to think about the needs of disabled people and older people when they plan and carry out the work. Failure to do so is discriminatory. Continue Reading Crossing the Road

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