Norfolk gets, and gives, best value

08 April 2021, 10:29

Best value for everyone is being delivered as a result of “joined up” thinking by project teams at a local Council, the end results of which will help deliver a unique tourism opportunity. As part of its Deep History Coast project, aimed at making the most of the Ice Age coastline, North Norfolk Dis...
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Changing Places at the NEC

08 April 2021, 10:26

The UK’s top events destination, the NEC in Birmingham, has become even more accessible, with the opening of its latest Changing Places facility. The facility mirrors the organisation’s commitment to making attending events accessible for all: it has been designed to meet the highest standards possi...
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Council heads to the toilet to improve town appeal and accessibility

08 April 2021, 10:20

Tamworth Borough Council is utilising the latest toilet technology to deliver enhanced facilities for everyone who lives in, or visit, the town. The main block of unisex cubicles in the grounds of historic Tamworth Castle now uses advanced technology to enable them to be remotely controllable so tha...
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Network Rail improves everyone’s ability to spend a penny (but it’s not charging for the privilege!)

08 April 2021, 10:15

Toilet facilities claimed to be the busiest in London are now open again, but this time to everyone, following a complete transformation. Network Rail has completed a major refurbishment of the toilets at London Victoria station, utilising the expertise of leading accessible toilet company Closomat...
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Everybody is going to Strawberry Field

08 April 2021, 09:56

An iconic landmark that has never been open to the public will open its gates for the first time. And it will be open to ALL, in part because of its WCs…. Strawberry Field, the Salvation Army centre in Liverpool immortalised by John Lennon, has seen the investment of some £8m in the creation of....
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Heading to the toilets improves accessibility of harbour facilities

08 April 2021, 09:53

A radio show item about the misery thousands of disabled people face if they need a WC away from home has inspired Ullapool Harbour Trust to prove that where there’s a will, there’s a way to improve accessibility. As a result, disabled people in the local community and visitors can head to the port,...
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Ikea continues commitment to be accessible

08 April 2021, 09:43

IKEA Gateshead has become the latest of the brand’s stores to install a Changing Places toilet as part of the chain’s ongoing ambition to be accessible to all. IKEA is currently the only major home furnishings retailer in the UK to commit to providing Changing Places toilets in all new stores, and u...
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Heritage venue demonstrates best practice in putting people first

08 April 2021, 09:42

The UK’s most popular living museum is using its newest attraction to deliver best practice in accessibility, and truly open its doors to everyone. With a £10.9million grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, Beamish is able to undertake its Remaking Beamish project, which includes a1950s Town...
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Extra accessiility on the motorway

08 April 2021, 09:39

Continuing investment in its facilities is enabling Extra MSA Group to become one of the most accessible motorway service area operators in the UK The Group currently operates seven Extra umbrella branded service area facilities, together with another under construction, at Leeds. By the end of next...
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Changing Places at Morrisons

08 April 2021, 09:37

Closomat has installed a Changing Places assisted accessible toilet at three Morrisons stores. Closomat is Britain’s leading provider in the supply and install of specialist accessible toilets. The supermarket chain is the only one in the country to begin providing these special WC facilities for pe...
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All going to the zoo

08 April 2021, 09:29

To plagiarise the song, we are ALL going to the zoo…..or at least Newquay Zoo, with its investment in fully accessible facilities. The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust, which operates the Zoo, has opened its first Changing Places assisted accessible toilet, at the venue as part of a programme of...
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‘Next generation’ changing places for shopping & leisure

08 April 2021, 09:26

A newly redeveloped town centre, billed as being “the next generation in shopping and leisure”, has taken the ethos through to its customer facilities, especially for disabled visitors. The Lexicon Bracknell, represents one of the biggest twon centre regenerations in the UK, investing more than the...
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