Access

Tracey Proudlock on December 1, 2017

Architects step up to Accessibility Challenge

Proudlock Associates joined up with award-winning global architectural practice, Sheppard Robson, to gain first-hand insight into the challenges faced by disabled people when navigating the built environment. Continue Reading Architects step up to Accessibility Challenge...
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Tracey Proudlock on July 2, 2017

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 rest of the nation, I’m gripped by Wimbledon fever, and...
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Tracey Proudlock on April 13, 2017

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...
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Tracey Proudlock on January 18, 2017

Premier League football clubs show little support for disabled fans

English football has come a long way - unless you are a disabled supporter. For all the TV revenue, some Premier League clubs are still failing to improve accessibility at their grounds. Guest blogger Billy Proudlock calls for action. Continue Reading Premier League football clubs show little support...
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Tracey Proudlock on January 3, 2017

Never say never to access for disabled people at the front door

One ‘Old Lady’ is back on trend as far as access for disabled people is concerned: wheelchair users can (finally) get into the Bank of England through the front door. This is thanks to an ingenious new lift, which combines function with a form that doesn’t detract from the aesthetics...
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Tracey Proudlock on December 7, 2016

Top 5 questions to ask when choosing an access consultant

Inclusive design and access consultant Liam Proudlock answers five key questions to help make you become an access superhero. Continue Reading Top 5 questions to ask when choosing an access consultant...
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Tracey Proudlock on November 30, 2016

What are the business benefits of an access audit?

A potential customer visits your office but gets no further than the front door because she is a wheelchair user and your building isn’t accessible. An awkward apology is not how to start a business relationship, especially if you were planning to reflect expertise and quality. You can avoid this...
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