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Following best practice and meeting your obligations under the Equality Act (or relevant country disability laws) may prevent you facing a legal challenge for non-compliance. But if you’re not sure where to start, our qualified NRAC Consultants will help.
Our access audits fully evaluate your premises or environment to check all provisions for disabled access are in place. Using their trained eye and first-hand experience of disability issues, our Consultants offer practical, professional advice on overcoming a wide range of physical barriers and ensuring access for all.
The resulting report prioritises each recommendation in line with bench marking standards as set out in your particular country’s legislation and includes an achievable action plan to start improving access straight away. We’ll also work closely with you to help find the most cost-effective solutions and measure the outcomes.
It’s vitally important that schools and colleges are easily-accessed by all. From nurseries to universities, we have the experience and knowledge to implement improvements, spotting barriers that the able-bodied might not notice.Learn More
Local authorities not only have a duty to provide facilities for every member of their community, but also to ensure they’re fully accessible, both to residents and visitors. Our access audits will help you offer a more inclusive service for all. And that’s why we’ve worked with many local authorities across the country.Learn More
Whether your properties are new-build or part of an improvement programme, they could even be part of a sheltered scheme. We’ll examine current access before focusing on improvements and developments.Learn More
From dental surgeries which an access audit can form part of the CQC compliance, medical centres, orthopaedic practices to NHS facilities, our access audits will help you create the most suitable access for everyone to access your services, and we’ll work with you throughout the improvement process to meet the requirements of the Equality Act.Learn More
Millions of travellers everyday use transport facilities and to ensure that some people can keep on the move, Direct Access has project managed for accessibility.Learn More
From local community run venues to Olympic stadia, Direct Access draws on our unique international expertise to ensure facilities, both for viewers and for elite sports people, are the best in the world.Learn More
Direct Access works closely with the various elements of the Justice system to facilitate access. From audits of courtrooms to ensure provision is in place for all participants to access in prisons. Access for both visitors and for prisoners as the population ages.Learn More