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Access audits and disability consultancy from the leading NRAC consultants

We’re experts in disability access. Our accessibility audits are the easiest and most economical way to make sure you not only open up your premises to every visitor, but also meet your obligations under the Equality Act 2010.

We take a common sense approach to disability access too. We’ll highlight lots of significant but inexpensive changes – so improving your accessibility can cost a lot less than you imagine.

How we can help

Disability access
For us, it’s personal

Each of our Access Auditors and NRAC Consultants has personal experience of disability, giving them a unique insight into access problems.

That’s why organisations across the government, health care, education, social housing, charities, public transport and retail sectors trust us to get it right, and we work closely with clients to find the most cost-effective way to implement disability access.

Our story

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Exciting times! New head office ahead of opening next week is having some finishing touches applied. #newoffice #directaccess #accessaudit #onwardsandupwards

The English Government is in the process of consulting over Changing Places which is currently advisory through BS 8300 to becoming more prescriptive through modification to Part M. Deadline is 21 July #inclusion #accessaudit #disability #survey #CP

Our U.K. colleagues are looking for a new team member after a period of sustained growth in our client base!

Direct Access are looking to appoint an Access Consultant / Auditor to join our UK team. This is a great opportunity to work on a variety of projects in the UK and potentially overseas, many are high profile. Ask us for details #job #accessaudits #accesssurveyor #disability

We agree with @SenLynnRuane that having just 11 Changing Places facilities in Ireland is dire compared to the UK’s 1,300. That’s why Direct Access is utilising our UK Changing Places experience to support organisations in Ireland to install facilities

Latest News

Direct Access responds to Government consultation on Changing Places

Direct Access responds to Government consultation on Changing Places

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New Scottish Government Technical Standards

Today, 12 July 2019, the Scottish Government has released the 2019 Technical Handbooks to come into force in October. While most of the handbook is statistical updates, there is one significant change relating to Changing Places toilet facilities.

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Councils Need to Check How They help People With Hidden Disabilities

Councils are being urged to check their procedures to avoid disadvantaging people with ‘hidden disabilities’ following the publication of three separate investigation reports into London councils by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman.

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