Access Statements cover all aspects of access and encourage participation across all levels of society.
Our Access Consultants have years of experience in handling Design and Access Statements and can deal with schemes of any size. It is now a requirement in some countries for all new building projects that pass through the planning permission process to also include a Design and Access Statement.
Our Access Statements give you complete peace of mind that all areas of your project design have been thoroughly addressed especially those areas where it was not possible to remove all barriers. An example of this would be a listed building where changes to the building may be limited.
The size of your Access Statement will depend largely on the nature, size and complexity of your project. Typically your Access Statement will be used during the four key stages of a development, as follows:
1. Planning Stage
2. Building Control Stage
3. Construction Stage
4. Upon Completion and Occupation
Of course, it is always better if access provisions have been catered for during the design stage as this will avoid changes at a later stage that might affect the aesthetics of the building.